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Seven Capes Coastal Trails

The Lycian Way Long Distance Trail from Fethiye to Antalya is considered as one of the most beautiful hiking trails in the world. You will walk on coastal mountain trails along Roman aqueducts and come to the famous cities of the Lycians, Patara – the birthplace of St. Nicholas, and Xanthos – the ancient Lycian capital.

Start in Gelemis and end in Oludeniz! With the Hiking & Trekking tour Seven Capes Coastal Trails, you have a 8 days tour package taking you through Gelemis, Turkey and 5 other destinations in Turkey. Seven Capes Coastal Trails includes accommodation in a hotel as well as meals, transport and more.

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Day 1, Arrival. Transfer to Gelemiş

Arrive at Dalaman Airport. Complimentary transfer to Gelemiş, about 2 km from the beach of Patara (120 km / 2 hours). Meet our representative who will brief you on the walks and give you the maps and the documentation needed for your trip. Alternative arrival airport: Antalya; private transfer can be booked at an extra cost. Accommodation: St. Nicholas Guesthouse, Gelemiş. Walking for the day: none
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Day 2, Delikkemer and Patara

Transfer to Kalkan. Along the coast, the Lycian Way leads to Firnaz Bay. Then you will reach the aqueduct of Delikkemer, a masterpiece of Roman engineering. Through pine forests and fields, you walk along an aqueduct that supplied the ancient city of Patara with water. Again and again, you will enjoy lovely seascapes. After visiting the ruins of Patara, go down to the beach and relax, it is not far from your guesthouse. Accommodation: St. Nicholas Guesthouse, Gelemiş. Walking for the day: 11 km, 4 hours ↑100 m ↓300 m
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Day 3, Akbel to Cavdir and Xanthos

Transfer to Akbel. The walk takes you through traditional villages, olive groves and shady pine forests. A part of the route runs along and on the aqueduct, which supplied the ancient Lycian capital Xanthos with water. After sightseeing the ruins of Xanthos, transfer back to Gelemiş. Accommodation: St. Nicholas Guesthouse, Gelemiş. Walking for the day: 17 km, 6 hours ↑300 m ↓400 m
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Day 4,Pydnai and Karadere

Transfer to Bel. First through pine forests, then through a rocky landscape with magnificent views of the sea, you hike down to the small village of Gavurağılı. The next climb will take you to a ridge, where you will have a spectacular view of Patara Beach. Explore the ancient ruins of Pydnai, a Lycian military base, which served as a guard post against enemy attacks. From Karadere beach transfer back to Gelemiş. Accommodation: St. Nicholas Guesthouse, Gelemiş. Walking for the day: 12 km, 5 hours ↑150 m ↓750 m
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Day 5,From Bel to Alinca

Transfer to Bel. First, you hike on a trail offering magnificent coastal views, then further through fields to the village Gey. Ancient trading paths lead you through the plain of Boğazıçi. The last section leads along the nearly 800 m high karst cliff with views of the Bay of Sancakli and the coast of Yedi Burun (the “seven capes”). Your destination is the village of Alinca, which is situated on a picturesque slope above the cliffs. From there transfer to Faralya, where you will stay two nights. Accommodation: Farala Gül Pansiyon, Uzunyurt. Walking for the day: 13 km, 5 hours ↑400 m ↓500 m
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Day 6,Butterfly Valley, Faralya

Transfer back to Alinca. On an old path over a mountain crest, head towards Kabak. There you have two possibilities: you can hike around the beautiful bay of Kabak on a mountain ridge or descend as an alternative to the beach where a bathing pause is worthwhile. Along the mountain slopes, the Lycian Trail leads you to Faralya. Accommodation: Farala Gül Pansiyon, Uzunyurt. Walking for the day: 12 km, 5 hours ↑650 m ↓850 m
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Day 7,Ölüdeniz

From your hotel, you walk through the Butterfly Valley, a nature reserve surrounded by steep mountains. The trail then runs along the slope of the mighty mountain peak Baba Dağı. Enjoy the view over the bay of Oludeniz with the famous lagoon. Between stony pastures and field terraces, you pass through small traditional villages. From Ovacik, you get a transfer to Fethiye. Accommodation: 4-star Ata Park Hotel, Fethiye. Walking for the day: 13 km, 5 hours ↑450 m ↓600 m
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Day 8,Departure or Onward Travel

Return home or individual stay extension. Complimentary transfer to Dalaman Airport or an optional transfer to Antalya Airport.

$1,127

Rates Include:

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation is in hand-picked and regularly monitored hotels and guesthouses offering good levels of comfort.

    *Hotels are subject to availability. In case a particular hotel is fully booked for your desired dates we will replace it with a hotel of equal value and quality level. We will give you exact accommodation details upon booking confirmation.

    Sample hotels: Ata Park Hotel, Fethiye, St. Nicholas Guesthouse, Gelemiş, George House, Uzunyurt

  • Meals
    Breakfast is always included. Dinner, a packed lunch and a bottle of mineral water are included on Days 2-6. In most towns, there are multiple restaurants and taverns where you can sample the incredible local cuisine.
  • Additional Services
    • Detailed pre-departure holiday information pack including GPS-checked and regularly updated route descriptions and road notes; maps with daily routes and optional hikes marked
    • Accommodation for 7 nights as listed in itinerary
    • 7 Breakfasts
    • 5 packed lunches and 5 dinners
    • Luggage transport to next hotel
    • Transfers to/from Dalaman airport
    • 24/7 assistance by phone
  • Transport

    Recommended arrival and departure airport: Dalaman (transfers included)

    Alternative airport: Antalya (optional transfers can be booked)

    Airport transfers from/to Dalaman are included, and those from/to Antalya can be booked at an extra cost. Please note that only one airport transfer per party is included, though we can arrange additional transfers. It is advisable therefore that all party members arrive on the same flight or at least at a similar time. Night transfer extra charges may be applicable to private transfers in case of late night arrivals.

    Flight information can change rapidly, and not all flights run daily. Please do check directly with the airlines’ websites or Skyscanner before finalising any booking with us. Please do not book your flights before we have confirmed your booking.

    Private Transfers

    You have all private transfers arranged for you according to the itinerary.

    Baggage Transfers

    Luggage transfer on walking days is included as per itinerary, and we will arrange it from your current hotel to your next hotel. After check out, you will leave baggage at the hotel reception, and you can start hiking. When you arrive at your next hotel, your bags will be at the hotel reception.

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