Bozburun Peninsula - 4 Days
Take a walk into history with the Carian Trail. The newest and the longest (820 km) of the way marked trails in Turkey, Carian Trail passes through many varied landscapes with its 5 different sections: Bozburun Peninsula, Datça Peninsula, Gulf of Gokova, Carian Hinterland and Mugla Environs. Accessing to a lesser known region and connecting ancient cities with authentic villages, the popularity of the Trail will increase in time. The 4 day self guided tour on Carian Trail covers some of the best walks along the Bozburun Peninsula. Amazing coastal views, in the middle of nowhere ruins, ancient trails and more await you. . .
After your arrival to Dalaman Airport, the transfer will be taking you to the beginning of the hike in Bahçeli. The files and the details about your trip will be ready for you in the transfer car. The stoney path ascends towards the coast with fantastic views across to the island of Rhodes. The path continues above the dramatic coastline before heading inland to the village of Taslıca. The route than descends down to Cumhutiyet with breathtaking views of the coast. The day finishes as you walk into your pension.
Dinner and Overnight in Suna Pension, Cumhuriyet
DAY 2. HIKE Cumhuriyet - Bozburun 12 km
This is an easy day with a half day hike. The day starts directly from the hotel. The coastal path passes by the small coves and villages before reaching to the shipyard close to Bozburun. Bozburun is a world famous place for its traditional type of boat, called GULET. You can see how they make or maintain the boats. The route takes on a path again with nice views of Bozburun and the little islets and reaches the small coastal town of Bozburun.
Dinner in a selected restaurant. Overnight in Suna Pension, Bozburun
Day 3. HIKE Bozburun - Selimiye 9 km
OPTIONAL. You can take a 3 hr boat trip in the quite coves of Bozburun before starting the hike.
The hike starts directly from the pension heads towards a small cove called Germe. The path goes through a small hamlet and starts ascending to a saddle with nice views of Bozburun & the mountains opening up. Reaching the saddle, the route carries on a dirt road and descends down to Selimiye with views of the lake-like Bay and the mountains surrounding it. Selimiye is a small town on the coast and is a nice place to spend an afternoon.
Overnight in Jenny's House, Selimiye
DAY 4. HIKE Selimiye - Bayır 13 km. Transfer.
Today's hike starts direclty from the hotel. First visiting the Ottoman Period Castle of Selimiye, the route ascends up to Kızılköy on a caravan path. Taking another path in Kızılköy, the route passes by the ruins of an ancient castle, the name of which is not known. The stoney path follows abandoned terraces of fields and descends down to Bayır. Transfer to Dalaman Airport by the end of the day.
Trip books are included in all our tours. Our trip books are complete packages of information which will help you to find your way through the itinerary we have created for you. Putting in significant time end effort, we have compiled this book which includes Google Earth Maps, Highlighted routes, Touristic information, pick up and drop off points and easy to follow directions with pictures.
Although, most of the routes along the tours are very well way marked, we decided to provide GPS units which are simple to use, easy to read nonetheless sophisticated devices. The routes and waypoints (including water sources, pickup points and hotels) described in the trip books are preloaded in the GPS. All you have to do is follow the route shown on the device. 1 GPS is provided for every group.
With the experiences we have had, we thought that it is best to provide every group with a mobile phone with a pre-paid Turkish sim-card. This helps a a lot in making arrangements during the trip. The phone numbers of the hotels, emergency numbers and the contact details for the company are already listed in the mobile phones.
345 € if includes a 3hr private boat trip.
• All transport during the walking program including the main airport transfers
• Breakfasts, 2 nights dinners
• 3 nights accommodation in pensions
• Drinks at hotels or restaurants.
• Personal expenses.
• Flight tickets.
• Travel Insurance.