• Walking in Turkey, Carian Trail

    WALK

    Coastal Trails of Turkey

    The Lycian Way & The Carian Trail

  • KAYAK

    The Turquoise Coast

    Daily and Multi-Day Rentals

  • DRIVE

    Scenic Routes

    Exploring Turkey’s Hidden Places

  • SUP

    Paddleboard over Crystal Clear Waters
  • Termessos Ancient City, Trip to Turkey

    DISCOVER

    Ancient Cities and Civilizations
Our tours

From walking in Turkey on the Lycian Way, to driving along scenic roads and exploring ancient cities, we can help you plan your perfect Turkey itinerary.

Trips to Turkey
Most popular

Below is a list of our top selling tours.

  • two hikers looking at the massive pine trees near Faralya
  • Hiker enjoying the views of Babadag and Oludeniz
  • View of Oludeniz beach and coastline as seen from the Lycian Way
  • Coastal views as seen from Oludeniz - Kayakoy hike
Walking The Lycian Way

WESTERN LYCIA

Description

4 days of hiking on some of the Lycian Way’s most popular paths. Starting in Fethiye and ending in Sidyma, you’ll see high coastal views and witness traditional village life.

SEASON

March through May and September through beginning of December.

Duration

4 Days, 3 Nights

MEALS

3 Breakfasts, 2 Lunch Packs, 1 Dinner

Distance

55 km total hiking

AIRPORT

Dalaman Airport

1 Person

485

Per Person

2 Person

285

Per Person

4 Person

245

Per Person


  • Hikers walking up the Gelidonya Lighthouse on Lycian Way
  • Hikers looking at Sulu Ada/island from the Lycian Way
  • Cirali Beach in the Sunrise
  • Views from Phaselis Ancient Theatre with Mt Tahtalı in the Backdrop
  • Hiker standing by the giant door of temple in Olympos
Walking The Lycian Way

Eastern Lycia

DEscription

This 4 day tour of the Eastern section of the Lycian Way runs along the beautiful forested slopes of the Beydağ Mountains, its hilly hikes ending at some of the most scenic beaches in the entire region.

Duration

4 Days, 3 Nights

MEALS

3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunch Packs, 3 Dinners

Distance

45 km total hiking

SEASON

March through May and September through beginning of December.

AIRPORT

Antalya Airport

1 Person

505

Per Person

2 Person

345

Per Person

4 Person

295

Per Person


  • hot air Ballons taking off in Cappadocia
  • Uchisar Castle behind the rock formations of Cappadocia
  • rock formations of Göreme Town in the morning
  • Hiking path below the towering rock formations of Cappadocia
  • people walking through the tunnels of Balkan Deresi, Cappadocia
  • View of Ihlara Village with snowy Mt Hasan in the background
  • Sand dune shaped formations of Cappadocia on a rainy sky.
Walk & Explore

Cappadocia

Description

A 4 day tour packed with memorable hikes and sightseeing around the magical and historical landscape of Cappadocia. 

Duration

4 Days, 3 Nights

MEALS

3 Breakfasts

Distance

36 km total hiking

SEASON

April through mid November

AIRPORT

Kayseri/Nevşehir Airport

1 Person

505

Per Person

2 Person

345

Per Person

4 Person

295

Per Person


  • Sitting by the pool of a Hittite fountain, Eflatunpınarı
  • The dome of Beysehir Mosque with turquoise tiles as seen from inside
  • Hiker standing on a rock edge amidst the peaks of Taurus Mountains
  • View of Termessos Ancient Theatre with mountains in the backdrop
  • Detail from Dionysos Sarchophagus in Antalya Museum
Road Trip

Cappadocia to Antalya

Description

Starting in Cappadocia and ending in Antalya, this 8 day tour offers travelers with a mix of rarely visited central Anatolian sites and popular destinations.

Duration

8 Days, 7 Nights

MEALS

7 Breakfasts, 3 Lunch Packs, 6 Dinners

Distance

Approx. 1034 km of total driving

SEASON

June through October

AIRPORT

Arrival: Kayseri or Nevşehir
Departure: Antalya

1 Person

1090

Per Person

2 Person

795

Per Person

4 Person

640

Per Person

Map of Self Guided Tours
Good to Know

Frequently Asked Questions

What exactly is a self-guided tour?

A self-guided tour provides holiday makers with the chance to escape the stress of booking hotels and planning a vacation without the need for a group tour or a guide. Think of all the ease of a standard tour, without the obligatory schedule that comes with traveling with a guided group. After prearranging our customers’ transfers and hotel reservations, we prepare a detailed booklet full of historical facts, important phone numbers, and hiking or driving directions, and more to provide you with all the information you’ll need along the way. You’ll also receive an easy-to-use GPS programmed with all necessary coordinates as well as a Turkish phone with full 24/7 phone support. In addition to dropping you off at trailheads when necessary, one of our drivers will pick up your luggage and transfer it to your next hotel during you’re daily hikes or excursions. Since everything has been prearranged for you, and there’s no guide or group you have to keep up with, you’ll be able to relax and enjoy your holiday at your own pace.

Is it possible to make changes to a program?

Absolutely! When feasible, we are always happy to tailor any program to suit your schedule and wishes. Whether you want to add a couple days, extend some hikes, combine multiple tours, or come up with your own program entirely, we’ll try our best to make sure your tour is perfectly suited to you.

When is the best time to travel to Turkey?

The Turkish coast is best visited outside the heat and crowds of July and August and the rains of January and February. While the best times to hike on the coast are March-May and Late September-Early December, our self-drive tours are also great options all through the summer. Cappadocia is best visited May- Mid November.

When is the best time to hike the Lycian Way?

The best time to hike the Lycian Way is either in Spring (March-May) or Autumn (Late September-Early December). There’s is only a small chance of rain during these two seasons and temperatures are cool enough to warrant an enjoyable hike. The months of January and February are quite rainy, and the summer months can get unbearably hot. The only hiking we can recommend during summer is 1-2 hour hikes in the early morning or evening, no full day hikes.

Are the tours available any time of the year?

Yes, our tours are available any time. Since our tours are self-guided, there are no set dates, you can choose any time that suits your schedule. During the off-season some of the hotels we usually work with may be closed, so the hotels you stay in may be different than those listed on our website.

Is it safe to hike alone in Turkey?

While no one would ever recommend taking part in an outdoor sport alone, there is not any more risk in Turkey than anywhere else. Hiking alone is always a risk. That being said, we have never personally had any trouble hiking alone nor have any of our customers had any unsafe or negative experiences on our hikes. Most of the routes we include in our tours are popular among hikers or still used by local villagers, so even in places where phone reception is spotty (which are few and far between), you have a good chance of finding help, or help finding you.

What equipment do you provide?

We provide a link to Wikiloc app through which you can follow GPS coordinates, a detailed e-book outlining your tour program, with lots of pictures and relevant information. Participants are responsible for bringing their own hiking equipment such as boots, poles, hat, and backpack.

Can I use my foreign license to drive in Turkey?

Yes, all foreigners are allowed to drive for six months in Turkey without a Turkish license.

What are the differences between the Eastern, Western, and Heart of Lycia Tours?

Our Western Lycia Tour runs along the most popular section of the Lycian Way. Its paths offer higher views of the sea, with fewer opportunities to swim but a more authentic look into traditional village life.

Our Heart of Lycia Tour is centrally based in the lively seaside town of Kas; you’ll stay in the same hotel there all three nights and explore nearby sites and trails. This section is less forested than the Western or Eastern sections, but has many more ancient ruins and you’ll be able to swim every day. The highlight of many visitors’ trip is the boat tour over the sunken city of Kekova.

Our Eastern Lycia Tour runs mostly over forested hills, ending at a different scenic beach each day. The high ‘Beydag’ mountains provide a beautiful backdrop this section’s hikes.

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