**LYCIAN COAST ADVENTURE EXPLORER** by Turkey & Orient Adventure Tours
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**7 Nights / 8 days Antalya to Kas and Goembe** Highlights: Antalya Old City-Cirali-Olympos-Yanartas-Fires of Chimaera-Taurus Mountains-Demre-Myra-Kekova-Sunken City-Kas-Goembe
- Departure times: Varied
- Duration: 8 Days
- Starts & ends in: Antalya
- Small Hotels and Pensions
- Single room supplement: 250.00 USD
What to bring:
- Insect Repellant
- Comfortable Footwear
- Change of Clothes
- Torch if available
Included in price:
Pick-up from Antalya Airport / Bus Terminal or prearranged meeting point and transfer to your Hotel or Pension located in the
Old Cityof Antalya
After having enjoyed a typical turkish Breakfast we are ready to explore Antalya's Old City on foot.Strolling through small cobble-stoned Alleys we will visit Hadrians Gate, the Old Harbour and other points of interest and have a break in a
turkish tea housefor a cuppa
We will depart from our Hotel/Pension for a fascinating drive along the western coast going past Kemer and Tekirova before we enter the
National Parkarea of Cirali-Olympos.
Along the way we will stop at Phaselis ancient site.
After arrival in Cirali we will check-in to our Pension wich is located only a few minutes from the beach.
The evening is free to explore the village,have a stroll along the 3 km long Beach or enjoy a delicious meal at one of the water-front restaurants.
Driving time from Antalya including stops is approx.
Today we will start our day with a comfortable walk along the Beach to visit the Ruins of Olympos,hidden by small streams and local bush.
We will return to Cirali at about 14.00 hrs where you can have lunch and relax at your own pace until the evening.
Our driver will pick us up and takes us on a 15 minute ride to the
Yanartasparking lot from where we have a 30 minute walk uphill until we reach the summit of the
Just before we reach the top we will see fires and flames of all sizes emerging from the ground and you may wander around,take photos or view the stars above us wich are most spectacular in this area.
We will return to our Pension around midnight and you will have a good nights sleep after all those impressions of a wonderful day that has passed.
After check-out we will depart for Demre,the city of Holy St.Nikolaus and visit Myra, an acient amphie theatre with its rock-tombs and St.Nikolaus Church.
Along the way we will go past Kumluca before we join the winding coastal road between Finike and Demre.
In the late afternoon we will depart for Adriake Harbour from where we board a small fishing boat
to take us to the village of
Kekova Island.On the way we will visit a seal-cave and may encounter Dolfins.
Once we enter the Passage between Kekova Island and the mainland we will be impressed by Simena Castle right on top of the village.
This night we spent in a small Pension made of local
rocks and native building materials surrounded by a large Terrace with breathtaking views of the area.
The owner is a great cook and a range of good sea-food dishes are available here.
This morning our Captain will take us to Kekova Island to visit the remains of the
in and above the water surface and stop at the village of Uecgaz for light refreshments before we go back to Simena.
Once disembarked we will hike to the top of Simena Castle and meet local village people along the way.The view from the castle will make it clear why this part of the country is although refered to as
the last Paradise of Southern Turkey
We will reboard our boat to take us back to Adriake Harbour from where we continue our drive to the cosy village of Kas.Driving time to Kas is approx. one and a half hours.
Upon arrival in Kas we will check-in to our Pension wich is located close to the waterfront and only minutes away from the centre.
In the evening you may walk along the waterfront,
watch the tradional Gulets anchored in the Harbour or
enjoy a drink in one of the nice Bars and Restaurants.
Once again we start our day on foot to give you a brief indroduction of Kas and visit the Amphie theatre located just a few minutes away from our Pension.
Our driver will take us to
Patarathis afternoon to visit the famous sea turtle beach and the ancient sites nearby.
On the way back we will stop for a swimming stop,
We will return to Kas going past Kalkan around 18.00 Hrs.Driving time from Kas to Patara is 45 Minutes to one hour.
As everything has to stop at some stage, today we will take you into the Mountains surrounding the tiny village of Goembe, a summer retreat for local turks from the coast,seeking moderate temperatures due to high altituede and typical tradional life.
We will visit a
Mountain Lakewhere we can watch
Yoeruek, tradional shephards grazing their herds and will walk to an impressive waterfall.
The standard fare here is
Alabalikor trout,given the purity of the mountain spring water,it`s really delicious but other food is of course
available as well.
Our Pension is a nice
Aile Pansiyonwith lovely
Driving time from Kas to Goembe is close to two hours with stops enroute.
Return transfer to Antalya or drop-off at the Kas-Antalya intersection for guests wich want to continue to other destinations.Other drop-off points on request.
Driving time to Antalya is approx. 5 hours
This tour is operated by air-con Minibus with a maximum capacity of 15 seats.However,we allow a maximum of 8-10 Pax to participate in the tour as we want to keep it an individual tour with the most comfort for our valuable customers.
If there are less than 5 Pax participating in the tour we will use a sedan car with driver/guide.
All our partners are members of Tursab and fully approved by the turkish Ministry of Tourism.
We reserve the right to alter or modify the tour due to weather restrictions , road works etc. or other reasons wich are beyond our control with the intension to keep the itinary as accurate as possible.
Entry fees are included at the following places:
Demre St.Nikolaus Church
Accomodation provided is on double room occupancy unless unless otherwise stated.
We use typical turkish style family Pensions
or Hotels with modern amenities,like ensuite
bathroom,Shower and WC and most of them
are air-conditioned.You will be treated like a friend,
not like a guest,at most of these properties.
However,please keep in mind that you may not
find the same facilities in perfect conditions like
back home,but turkish people are very friendly and
helpful and will do all they can to keep you happy and assist you with your quieries.
The same applies to our guides who will always help you and are able to adjust to your personal aditute and can take special care about you due to the small group size involved on our tours.
This tour operates with a minimum of 2 People.
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