Embarking on one of the best gulets of Turkey, we will cruise along the famous turquoise waters of the Lycian coastline, one of the oldest sailing routes. The small ancient harbor sites of Lycia, which we will visit during daily excursions, will give you a full impression of this unique land and its people. Our cruises are called “active sail”, enjoy hiking and sailing the Lycian Coast. The tour operated with min. 4 people.
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Any date between May to mid October $ 4200
* Price is per person and based on double occupancy. When available, a single cabin will be provided for single travellers, if not, a twin bedded cabin will be shared.
Day 1 Flight day
Day 2 Istanbul / Gocek
Arrival in Istanbul and connection flight to Dalaman. Arrive Dalaman\ meet with your guide and transfer to Gocek to embark on the gulet, a traditional Turkish wooden-hulled boat. Cruise to Gocek Island to anchor for the night. (D)
Day 3 Gocek Bays
Cruise along Gocek’s beautiful bays and coves, enjoying nature at its best. Overnight at Agalimani, one of the most beautiful bays on the Turkish Mediterranean coast, or Hamam where you can see an ancient sunken church and the ruins of Cleopatra’s sunken baths. Hike to Lydae. (B/L/D)
Day 4 Kaya / Gemiler Island
Cruise to Sarnic Bay. Optional walk to the abandoned Greek mountain village of Kayakoy. Return to Gemiler Island and visit the Island. (B/L/D)
Day 5 Xanthos – Patara / Kalkan
Early morning cruise to Kalkan, a lovely, small coastal village. Stop for breakfast on the way to Firnaz. Drive to Xanthos, an ancient capital of Lycia, then Patara, where St. Nicholas was born. Relax and enjoy the beautiful beach. Optional hike to Delikkemer, the piece of aquaduct of Patara. Overnight Fırnaz Bay.(B/L/D)
Day 6 Kaş
Today we will cruise to Kaş, ancient Antiphellos. Visit the town of Kaş in the afternoon. Overnight Kaş marina or nearby bay of Bayindir. (B/L/D)
Day 7 Kekova
Cruise to Aperlae for snorkeling over the sunken city. Continue to Kekova Bay. Visit the Lycian necropolis at Theimiussa and ancient Simena, overlooking the bay and situated below the ramparts of a Roman castle which houses a small theatre cut into rocks. Overnight in Kekova Bay. (B/L/D)
Day 8 Kekova – Myra
Cruise along Kekova Island and see the sunken city as well as the ruins on the island. Continue to Cayagzi, the ancient city of Andriake. Disembark and drive to Myra, where outstanding examples of Lycian funeral architecture can be seen. Visit the church of St. Nicholas, who was once bishop of Myra. Overnight at Karaloz Bay. (B/L/D)
Day 9 Phaselis – Antalya
Cruise to Finike and disembark in the morning. Drive to Arycanda, the great Lycian city located in the mountains. Lunch at a lovely trout farm. Drive to the hotel in Antalya for farewell dinner. Overnight Antalya Tuvana or Kaucuk Hotel. (B/L/D)
Day 10 Departure
Transfer to Antalya airport for the flight back home. (B)