See the Coastal Landscape on This Tour of the Carian Trail

8 day

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Day Trip

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Found in the south-west of Turkey, along the Aegean coast is the Carian Trail tour that leads you through a magnificent coastal landscape that is divided into many smaller and larger peninsulas, islands and bays. Walk in thick, green forests and wonder at the glowing white rocks that rise above the sea.

On the Carian Trail, you will get to experience an interplay of land and sea, thousand-metre-high cliffs and lovely secluded bays inviting you...
Found in the south-west of Turkey, along the Aegean coast is the Carian Trail tour that leads you through a magnificent coastal landscape that is divided into many smaller and larger peninsulas, islands and bays. Walk in thick, green forests and wonder at the glowing white rocks that rise above the sea.

On the Carian Trail, you will get to experience an interplay of land and sea, thousand-metre-high cliffs and lovely secluded bays inviting you for a swim.

At the quiet village of Turgut, the Carian Trail will take you across olive groves and through forested slopes to the ruins of the ancient city of Hydas, which is found on a narrow ridge. Travel through a spectacular landscape over a high plateau, and you will hike up to a mountain saddle where you can enjoy the fantastic view of a turquoise bay with small islands. You will also stop at the ruins of the ancient city of Amos that has an ancient Greek amphitheatre that offers magnificent views of the Bay of Marmaris.

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Itinerary Details

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Day

Stop At: Dalaman Airport, Ege, 48770 Dalaman/Muğla, Turkey
Arrive at Dalaman Airport and enjoy a complimentary transfer to your hotel in Bozburun (2.5 hours).

Meet our representative, who will give you on the walks and give you the maps and the documentation needed for your trip.

For the rest of the day relax and enjoy at your leisure
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Hotel in Bozburun

Day 2: Ancient Hydas and Carian Tombs

Stop At: Carian Trail, Mugla, Mugla 48000 Turkey
After a transfer to the quiet village of Turgut, the Carian Trail will take you across olive groves and through forested slopes to the ruins of the ancient city of Hydas, which is found on a narrow ridge.

Enjoy the spectacular panoramic views over mountains and bays, and after going past the tomb of a Carian princess, you will then...
Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Day

Stop At: Dalaman Airport, Ege, 48770 Dalaman/Muğla, Turkey
Arrive at Dalaman Airport and enjoy a complimentary transfer to your hotel in Bozburun (2.5 hours).

Meet our representative, who will give you on the walks and give you the maps and the documentation needed for your trip.

For the rest of the day relax and enjoy at your leisure
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Hotel in Bozburun

Day 2: Ancient Hydas and Carian Tombs

Stop At: Carian Trail, Mugla, Mugla 48000 Turkey
After a transfer to the quiet village of Turgut, the Carian Trail will take you across olive groves and through forested slopes to the ruins of the ancient city of Hydas, which is found on a narrow ridge.

Enjoy the spectacular panoramic views over mountains and bays, and after going past the tomb of a Carian princess, you will then hike to the idyllic cascades and small waterfalls of a mountain stream.

In Bayır, you can enjoy a tea under a mighty plane tree, then return by transfer to Bozburun.

Walking for the day: 11 km, 4-5 hours ↑450m ↓250m.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Hotel in Bozburun

Day 3: Bozburun East Coast and the stunning Ancient City of Amos

Stop At: Bayır, 48040 Menteşe/Muğla, Turkey
Transfer to Bayır then through a spectacular landscape over a high plateau, and you will hike up to a mountain saddle where you can enjoy the fantastic view of a turquoise bay with small islands.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Kumlubük, Merkez, 48740 Turunç/Marmaris/Muğla, Turkey
Continue along the coast where you will reach the bay of Kumlubük, where the beach will invite you to take a dip.


Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Ancient City Amos, Near Village Turunch, Marmaris 48700 Turkey
During the return transfer, you will stop at the ruins of the ancient city of Amos with an ancient Greek amphitheatre offering magnificent views of the Bay of Marmaris.

Walking for the day: 15 km, 5-6 hours ↑400m ↓550m.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Hotel in Bozburun

Day 4: Loryma Bay Circular Walk

Stop At: Serce LimanI, Taslıca Mahallesi, 48710 Turkey
Today’s hike will start at the small harbour of Serce through the karstic landscape, and you will also walk along the coast with spectacular views of the numerous bays.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Loryma, Kizkumu 20 km (12 mi) W of Marmaris, Marmaris Turkey
Finally, you will reach the beautiful Loryma Bay, where the ancient city of Loryma is located on a small peninsula.

Then, you will hike back over a plateau shadowed by old trees.

Walking for the day is 14 km, 5-6 hours ↑350m ↓350m.

A shortening of the walk is possible.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Hotel in Bozburun

Day 5: Bahceli and Selimiye

Stop At: Selimiye Köyü, Selimiye, 48700 Marmaris/Muğla, Turkey
Transfer to the farmhouse in Bahceli through a high terraced valley where the path leads up to a saddle where you can enjoy and take photos of the breath taking view of the sea.

A panoramic path will lead you high up above the coast.

After reaching the coastal town of Selimiye,you will go to Akyaka.

Walking for the day: 11 km, 4 hours ↑350m ↓450m.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Akyaka Liman, Akyaka Turkey
For dinner in Akyaka, there is a good choice of restaurants and taverns serving fresh seafood, and locally sourced produce at the beach and in the centre of Akyaka.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel in Akyaka

Day 6: Bay of Gökova

Stop At: Marmaris Prefabrik, Gökova, 48660 Ula/Muğla, Turkey
From Akyaka, the trail mainly leads you through the extensive old forests along the coastal slopes and you can enjoy the beautiful views of the bay of Gökova from a restaurant by the sea, where you can have some refreshments.

Walking for the day: 12 km, 4-5 hours ↑320m ↓350m.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel in Akyaka

Day 7: Mount Sakar

Stop At: Datca Peninsula, Gulf of Gokova, Marmaris Turkey
From Turnalı the path goes up to the edge of a hill under the towering rock faces of Mount Sakar, the perfect place for a rest and to enjoy the view to the mountains of the Datca Peninsula.

A historical winding path leads you to the hamlet of Kiransahili, from here you will transfer back to Akyaka.

Walking for the day: 11 km, 5-6 hours ↑950m ↓800m.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Hotel in Akyaka

Day 8: Departure Day

Stop At: Dalaman Airport, Ege, 48770 Dalaman/Muğla, Turkey
Return home with a complimentary airport transfer to Dalaman Airport included or individual stay extension.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Important Details

Included
  • Entry/Admission - Serce LimanI
  • Entry/Admission - Marmaris Prefabrik
  • Luggage transport to next hotel and private transfers on all walking days
  • Entry/Admission - Selimiye Köyü
  • 24/7 assistance by phone
  • Entry/Admission - Carian Trail
  • Entry/Admission - Loryma
  • 4x Dinner
  • Entry/Admission - Bayır
  • Entry/Admission - Datca Peninsula
  • Breakfast and dinner as stated in the itinerary
  • Pick up and drop off at Dalaman Airport
  • 7x Breakfast
  • Accommodation
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient City Amos
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • Entry/Admission - Kumlubük
Not Included
  • Meals that are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Guide
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities (optional)
  • Entry/Admission - Dalaman Airport
  • Entry/Admission - Akyaka Liman
  • Other services not mentioned
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup from Dalaman Airport

Airports

  • Dalaman Airport, Dalaman Turkey


Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Voucher Requirements

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.