COASTAL TOWNS OF TURKEY

DAY 1 - ANTALYA

Arrival in Antalya, Turkey's best known resort city on Mediterrenean. Your hotel is located in the charming old harbor district of Antalya. You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. (-/-/-)

DAY 2 - ANTALYA - KALKAN

Today, you will be picked-up from your hotel and start your drive to the picturesque town of Kalkan where narrow winding streets lead down to a charming marina. Your first visit will be to Alexander the Great's favorite winter resort, Phaselis. Next you will visit Demre and ancient Myra. Your last visit of the day is the small town of KaS, wedged between the mountains and the sea. After visiting KaS ancient theatre, you can enjoy its colorful daily life over a cup of traditional Turkish tea. On your way to Kalkan, do not miss the exquisite KaputaS Beach. (B/L/-)

DAY 3 - KALKAN - FETHIYE

Today start your drive to Fethiye, ancient Telmessos. Visit Lycian capital, Xhantos and Patara on your way. Your last stop, Fethiye is an excellent natural harbor. Visit the Tomb of Amyntas, a Doric temple carved in to the rocks. (B/L/D)

DAY 4 - FETHIYE - DALYAN

After breakfast, start your drive to Tlos, one of the oldest and most important cities in Ancient Lycia. After visiting Tlos, continue onto the spectacular Saklikent Canyon, cut into the Akdaglar. The canyon is 18 km. long. You approach the gorge along a wooden boardwalk above the river which opens out into a series of wooden platforms where you can enjoy lunch suspended above the water. After Saklikent start your way to the charming town of Dalyan, located on the Dalyan River. Above the river, facades of Lycian rock tombs gaze silently down on its daily life. (B/L/-)

DAY 5 - DALYAN - BODRUM

Today, visit the ruins of ancient Kaunos, before continuing onto Bodrum. On your way to Bodrum, stop at Akyaka village in GOkova. The village is famous for its regional architecture. Your last stop of the day will be Bodrum, the land of purple bougainvillea, charming white washed houses and the sparkling blue Aegean. (B/L/-)

DAY 6 - BODRUM - KUSADASI

After breakfast, explore the Crusader's Castle. The castle now holds Bodrum's famous Museum of Underwater Archaeology. Mausoleum of King Mausolus will be your next stop. The site will give you an idea why the tomb was among Seven Wonders of the ancient world. In the afternoon, start your drive to the Aegean town of KuSadasi. This town will be your base for your excursion to Ephesus. (B/L/-)

DAY 7 - EPHESUS - IZMIR

Today you will visit Ephesus, the most important seaport of antique times. The Basilica of St. John, House of the Virgin Mary and the Selcuk Museum are other highlights of the region. At the end of the tour you will be transferred to Izmir Airport for you departing flight. (B/L/-)


This program may easily be added to our Tour #3.

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