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Here is our 14-night itinerary on The Lycian Way with 11 hiking days and 2 rest days. You will start from the popular, seaside resort of Fethiye. Then complete your adventure at our favourite place on the coast, the small resort of Kas. The average daily hiking times are 6 and a half hours. We can alter this itinerary to suit your needs, just get in touch here.
Description: An opportunity to do a continuous hike on The Lycian Way route. One of the world’s top ten walks. Hike on ancient paths through olive groves, pine forests around mountains and secluded bays. Discover the historic, ancient sites. Enjoy Turkish hospitality & delicious cuisine.
Nights: 14 nights accommodation
Price: £995 / €1090 per person based on two people sharing a double or twin room. Single Supplement: €30 / £25 per night.
Includes 14 night’s accommodation, 14 breakfasts, 11 dinners. Detailed itinerary, GPS codes, people transfers and luggage transfers. Our recommendation list and 24/7 support. The official guidebook, walking notes, our recommendation list & airport transfers.
Excludes Flights to and from Turkey.
Optional: We can arrange options for your rest days. Guests often choose daily boat trips or sightseeing trips. This is not included in our price.
Airport Details: Dalaman Airport is your destination airport. We provide24 hour transfers from the airport. Transfer time is 45 mins. Return transfer to Dalaman is 2.5hours.You could also fly out of Antalya Airport if you prefer.
Accommodation Type: Our personal selection of traditional Turkish guesthouses and small hotels. All rooms will come with private bathroom facilities.
Day 1 – Arriving Dalaman Airport Transfer Fethiye (45 mins) overnight Fethiye.
Day 2 – Walk from Fethiye to Kayakoy 4 hours, a gentle start to your Lycian Way hike but this gives you chance to explore the village of Kayakoy and it’s deserted Greek Town. Stay in Kayakoy
Day 3 –Walk from Kayakoy to Faralya 6 hours / 18 km. Hike up and around Baba Dag (Father Mountain) with spectacular views over Oludeniz lagoon. Stay in Faralya
Day 4 – Walk from Faralya to Alinca 6 hours / 16km. Hike to the pretty beach of Kabak before a long steady climb to Alinca with wonderful mountain and sea views. Stay in Alinca.
Day 5 – Walk from Alinca to Sidyma 7 hours / 17kms. From Alinca you can hike down and along the pretty valley floor passing olive and figs trees before climbing to the ancient ruins at Sidyma. Overnight Sidyma.
Day 6 – Walk from Sidyma to Gavurali 6 hours / 16kms. Climb to the small village of Bel before your descent down to the village of Gavuragili by the sea. Stay in Gavuragili
Day 7 – Walk from from Gavuragili to Letoon 6 hours / 18kms. Today you will have chance to swim in sea and discover two historic ruins at Pudnai and Letoon. Stay in Kabapinar.
Day 8 – Rest Day, optional day at the beach, wooden gullet boat tour to nearby islands or exploring nearby historic ruins. Stay in Kabapinar.
Day 9 – Walk from Xanthos to Uzumlu 7 hours / 19km. Hike along an ancient aquaduct around the hillside to the pretty village of Uzumlu (with grapes). Stay in Uzumlu.
Day 10 – Walk from Uzumlu to Patara via Delikkemer 8hours / 21kms. Today you will see the engineering marvel of Delikemer aquaduct before having the choice of two routes to Patara. The shorter route will be approx. 6 hours total walking. Stay in Patara.
Day 11 – Walk from Kalkan to Saribelen via Bezirgan 6 hours / 13kms. Climb the mountainside with beautiful views to the village of Berzigan. Stay in Saribelen
Day 12 – Walk from Saribelen to Gokceoren 6/7 hours / 12kms. Today is a great walk along ancient migration paths. Views of mountains and sea. Stay in Gokceoren
Day 13 – Walk from Gokceoren to Cukurbag via Phellos 7/8 hours / 20kms. A long but relatively flat route goes to the ancient ruins at Phellos. Stay in Kas
Day 14 – Rest day, chance to relax after your hiking adventure. Explore the pretty seaside town of Kas. Option to take a boat trip. Stay in Kas.
Day 15 – Return airport transfer.
Would you like more information about our 14 night itinerary on The Lycian Way? You can get in touch here