Turkey: Ancient Cities & Hikes Along the Lycian Way

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 12-95 yrs
  • max group size 12
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-45442
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts/Ends Izmir, Turkey/ Fethiye, Turkey
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Go back in time with visits to ancient Greek and Roman archeological sites.
  • Soak in mud baths and see the cliffside rock tombs from a boat on the Dalyan River.
  • Hike or kayak along the Turquoise Coast of the Lycian Way.
  • Take a boat trip in the bay of Gocek and swim at Cleopatra's Beach before a bbq lunch.
Starting in Izmir and ending in Fethiye, the trip "Turkey: Ancient Cities & Hikes Along The Lycian Way" is a guided explorer trip that takes 8 days. You will travel through Fethiye and Izmir in Turkey. "Turkey: Ancient Cities & Hikes Along The Lycian Way" is a small group trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Turkey's Mediterranean coastline offers seemingly endless stretches of rocky outcroppings, quaint towns nestled in hidden coves and dramatically coloured water. On this seven-day adventure, you'll dive deep into the region's history with visits to ancient Greek and Roman sites and sample delicious local delicacies along the way. Explore Bodrum castle and soak in mud baths before witnessing the cliff-side rock tombs along the Dalyan River. Trek through small villages and along the historic Lycian Way, then experience the Turquoise Coast in all of its glory from a sea kayak or following coastal hiking trails. Sprinkled with local charm and incredible food throughout, this is Turkey beyond your wildest dreams.
  • Day 1: Şirince: Gateway to Ephesus
  • Day 2: Bodrum: Ancient Sites and Turkish Countryside
  • Day 3: Bodrum: Castle and Coastline
  • Day 4: Dalyan: Along the Dalyan River
  • Day 5: Göcek: Hike to Rock Tombs
  • Day 6: Göcek: Your OMG Day
  • Day 7: Göcek: The Turquoise Coast
  • Day 8: Göcek
  • Hotels (7 nts).
  • 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 2 dinners
    Note: Allow USD110-145 for meals not included.
  • Private vehicle, walking, boat.
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout.
Included activities
  • Your Welcome Moment: Welcome Moment - Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your Foodie Moment: Turkish Bagels Lunch, Akköy
  • Your Wellness Moment: Mud Baths, Dalyan
  • Your Local Living Moment: Minare Village Day Tour, Minare
  • Your OMG Day: Kayak or Hike Along the Lycian Way, Fethiye
  • Complimentary arrival transfer
  • Welcome dinner
  • Visit the ancient sites of Priene, Miletos and Didyma
  • Tour Bodrum Castle and the ancient city of Halikarnasos
  • Walk around the Bodrum windmills
  • Boat trip on the Dalyan River
  • Soak in the Dalyan mud baths
  • Explore Kauros historical site
  • Hike from Minare Village to the Pinara historical site
  • Full-day boat trip from Göcek with swimming, snorkelling and a barbecue lunch onboard
  • Hike to Cleopatra's Bath for a swim
  • Farewell Dinner
  • All tips included for activities and meals, except for CEO and porterage
  • Any international flights to Izmir and from Fethiye are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Turkey: Ancient Cities & Hikes Along the Lycian Way tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Turkey: Ancient Cities & Hikes Along the Lycian Way tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 30 July 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 30 July 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Turkey: Ancient Cities & Hikes Along the Lycian Way tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Turkey: Ancient Cities & Hikes Along the Lycian Way tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on this tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Trip Type : Small Group Group trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
  • 2. Service Level : Upgraded Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 3 - Average Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • 4. Travel Style : The Geluxe Collection With perfectly paced itineraries, one-of-a-kind accommodations, and comfort at their very core, these premium active trips are adventure at its finest.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Elevated hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day or have a negative PCR test within 96 hours before your departure day.
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