A great destination that is becoming more popular here in South West Turkey as cyclists realize the wealth of great possibilities in the region. We have put together a moderate itinerary suitable for most cyclists and have a more challenging itinerary for more experienced cyclists available on enquiry. The routes make use of the quiet […]
A great destination that is becoming more popular here in South West Turkey as cyclists realize the wealth of great possibilities in the region. We have put together a moderate itinerary suitable for most cyclists and have a more challenging itinerary for more experienced cyclists available on enquiry. The routes make use of the quiet roads and many ancient paths. You will get to experience unspoilt beaches, ancient ruins, landscapes of olive groves and pine forests, mountain and coastal scenery. Come and experience cycling in Turkey.
Description: A wonderful self guided week long cycling holiday offering a great mix of mountain and sea views together with culture, ancient history & offering traditional Turkish hospitality and cuisine. Difficulty: Moderate difficulty. Suitable for most people with average cycling ability. The ascents are usually zigzagged, a few are not so easy but not long and with views that are well worth the effort. Duration: 7 Nights Includes: ensuite accommodation, Turkish breakfasts and packed lunches, bike hire, helmets and accessories, back up support on the route, should you require it, detailed itinerary with mapping, airport & all luggage transfers. Excludes: Flights to and from Turkey, evening meals. Price: €545 per person based on 2 people sharing a twin/double room. Single supplement €25 per day Optional: Day 5 rest day – Boat trip €45 p.p. or Culture tour €40 Euros p.p. with transfers and lunch included. Free beach transfer. Airport Details: “Dalaman” Airport is your destination, we provide 24 hour transfers from the airport to your first night accommodation. Transfer time is approx 40 mins. Accommodation: Our selection of traditional Turkish Pensions (guesthouses) and small hotels. All rooms come with private/en-suite bathroom facilities.
Cycling in Turkey 1 week Itinerary
Day 1 Arrive Dalaman Airport, transfer to Fethiye (45 mins) if you have time then there is chance to explore Fethiye and collect bikes overnight Fethiye Day 2 After breakfast collect bikes and cycle around Fethiye waterfront and Peninsula approx. distance 24 kms, mostly sea level, a gentle start to your holiday. overnight Fethiye Day 3 After breakfast cycle from Fethiye to Kayakoy, explore this lovely village and its deserted Greek town made famous in the book by Louis De Bernieres ‘Birds without Wings’ you can cycle down to lovely Gemiler Beach and return on different route to Fethiye. Approx. 28 kms overnight Fethiye. Day 4 After Breakfast Cycle from Fethiye to Kabapinar via Pinara ruins. A day that takes you out of Fethiye then onto an old road that climbs and descends over the hillsides through numerous olive groves and fruit orchards, close to the sea with mountain views to Pinara Ruins and onto Kabapinar approx distance 38 kms overnight Kabapinar Day 5 Rest day optional boat trip, day at the beach or culture tour overnight Kabapinar Day 6 After breakfast cycle from Kabapinar to Uzumlu via Patara Beach and ruins. Today will take you though the tomato growing region of Karadere to the beautiful Patara Beach and ancient ruins where you stop for a swim and explore, then onto the lovely hillside village of Uzumlu (meaning ‘with grapes’) and great views. Approx. 27 kms overnight Uzumlu Day 7 After breakfast cycle from Uzumlu to Fethiye via Saklikent Gorge. Today you are cycling on quiet road through pine forests to the popular site of Saklikent Gorge where you can explore this steep ravine cut into the mountainside and cool off in the cold water. From Saklikent the route follows old road before taking you back to Fethiye. Apporx. 36 kms overnight Fethiye. Day 8 Return transfer to airport
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What a holiday! One of the best we have ever had. Everything worked like clockwork and Aysegul planned the whole route to accommodate our concerns as to whether our 11 y old granddaughter could manage it. She did and loved it. It was all unforgettable.
Rachel and Richard L London
Really great hiking holiday, all transfers and accommodation very well organised, people so friendly, hope to return in the future…
Shelley S. group of 5, California, US
Aysegul planned trip from Istanbul to Oludeniz. The hotels were well selected, the transfers and trips were excellent.
Mr Des S.
A wonderful honeymoon in Turkey! you have planned an unforgettable holiday for us, thank you.
A quick belated note to say thanks for your help, kindness, nice meals and hospitality during my Lycian Way trek. Have been telling people what a great holiday it is.
Martin F. 2017 Dublin, Ireland
Istanbul, Cappadocia and Lycian Way – A superb holiday that was very well organised. Everyone we met was so welcoming…
DS group Australia
Bespoke Turkey organised a great sightseeing holiday for us. We loved Turkey and the hospitality shown when we visited Istanbul, Cappadocia and Pammukale.
Ron & Shelley Ohio USA
Excellent service by any standards!
We had lovely holiday with you. Thanks for everything.
Jennifer & Richard-Australia
We stayed at Ashley & Ayse’s guesthouse, had a great holiday and a great time, their local knowledge was invaluable to us.
M Evans, group of 4, UK
We were not sure what to expect at first but after a very warm welcome at the beginning, we were constantly impressed by the people and all the sites, great organisation and we will be back!