Carian Trail

Latmos Mountains 4 Days

4 day center based walking program though the mythical Latmos mountains exploring traditional villages, surreal landscapes, Neolithic wall paintings, Hellenistic cities, ancient roads, stone laid paths, and much more.

SEASON

March through May and September through beginning of December.

Duration

4 Days, 3 Nights

MEALS

3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunch Packs, 3 Dinners

Distance

49 km total hiking

Airport

Bodrum/Milas Airport or Selcuk/Ephesus

1 Person

505

Per Person

2 Person

345

Per Person

4 Person

295

Per Person

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Itinerary

What to expect

DAY 1

Transfer. HIKE Sarıkaya – Çomakdağ 9 km +375 m

The transfer will meet you at Bodrum/Milas Airport to take you to the beginning of the walk. The necessary files, tripbook, GPS and the phone will be ready in the transfer car. Starting from Sarıkaya village, the route follows a stone laid path, through olive groves. En route you also pass by the authentic villages of Gökseki, Ketendere, and Çomakdağ villages keeping an eye out for their wonderful traditional houses. 40 min transfer takes you to the lakeside village of Kapıkırı. 

Dinner & Overnight in Agora Pansiyon, Kapıkırı

DAY 2

Transfer. HIKE Sakarkaya – Yediler Monastery – Gölyaka 13.9 km +511m

NOTE: It is possible to do a shorter hike (6km), by skipping the section from Sakarkaya to Karahayıt village. 

After a delicous breakfast, the transfer will take you to mountain village of Sakarkaya. This hike to Gölyaka passes over ancient trails, visiting 10,000 year old wall paintings and Byzantine frescoes. The last parts of the hike are rewarded with beautiful views of the lake. A 10 min transfer takes you back to your hotel. 

Dinner & Overnight in Agora Pansiyon, Kapıkırı 

DAY 3

Transfer. HIKE Bağarcık – Kapıkırı 18.5 km +535 m -1350 m

An hour transfer takes you to Bağarcık village located on the north side of the Latmos mountains. The path goes up to a pass with amazing views of the endless pine nut trees scattered through shimmering boulders. From this point on the trail partially follows an ancient trail that was built by one of the commanders of Alexander the Great. The long day ends as you descend down to the lake side by Kapıkırı village.
Dinner and Overnight in Agora Pension, Kapıkırı

DAY 4

Transfer. HIKE Labranda – Kargıcak 6.7 km +127 m -610m

An hour long drive takes you to the ruins of Labranda. The site was built on terraces to accommodate large numbers of visitors during festivals dedicated to Zeus Labraundos. After walking around the site, start the hike, heading down to Kargıcak village. The tour ends with a 30 min transfer to Milas Airport. 

NOTE. It is possible to arrange a transfer to Selcuk/Ephesus for an extra charge instead of Bodrum Airport.  

Booking Details

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Includes

  • All Transport

    All transport during the walking program including transfers to and from Bodrum/Milas Airport. 

    Ephesus or Selcuk transfer is also possible for an extra fee of 50 EUR total.  

  • Meals

    3 breakfasts, 3 dinners, 3 lunches

  • Accommodation

    3 nights accommodation in standard quality hotels

  • Equipment

    We provide a GPS (handheld for hikers and a car GPS for self-drive tours), a prepaid Turkish phone, and a detailed trip-book outlining your tour program with lots of pictures and relevant information.

Excludes

  • Lunches and Dinners not listed above

  • Drinks at hotels or restaurants

  • Personal expenses

  • Flight tickets

  • Travel Insurance

  • Tips

Per Person Prices

  • 1 Person

    505
  • 2 person

    345
  • 4 person

    295

For different group sizes and prices, please contact us. 


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