Day Trekking Tour


TOUR OVERVIEW

This is a spectacular day trekking tour on the southwestern slopes of Taurus Mountains.The route is within the extended part of Lycian Way.It offers you a variety of sightseeing en route such as hidden ancient citites and mountan villages that surrounded by rich flora and fauna.

The tour can be combined with other day trips or extended to 2 days walk with an overnight camping and climbing.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Typallia-Explore an intact city of Lycian league.

Route-Enjoy the dramatic mountain scenery,flora and fauna.

Mountan villages-Hike through pastoral country side,interact with villagers.

ITINERARY

Walk from Hisarçandır to Typallia (11km/ descend 350m /ascend 610m)

Meet our tour guide and driver at the hotel.We drive to Hisarçandır village.We start walking on a dirt road and follow a goat path through the Turkish pine trees(pinus brutia) and descend to river bed.It is a spectacular path decorated with wild orchids and a glimse of late roman castle on the hilltop.We can enjoy a short swim in the river before the challenging climb.The route lead us through the oak trees to Çitdibi village.We have a picnic lunch in the village.Then we ascend to Typallia.It was one of the mountainous garrison city of Lycians.Typallia was as a rural district of Trebenna.According to surface excavations the earliest settlements date back to 3.century BC.Like other cities they reach the zenith in the Roman imperial period 2.century AD.We see decorated sarcophagi and a villa type roman bath ruins overlooking the green valleys.We meet our bus here and drive to Antalya.On the way back we stop at Konyaaltı beach to relieve the tiredness.Return to hotel.

TRIP INFORMATION

Level

Challenging.

Fitness-Good level of fitness is required.

Length-5 hours,Max. altitude is 1150m (3674 feet)

Terrain-Rocky goat paths and dirt roads

Equipment

Trekking boots,30-40 liters rucksack,sun cream,sunhat,raingear,walking sticks are recommended.

Lunch

Picnic lunch to be prepared and shared before the walk.

Includes

Picnic lunch,all transfers,air conditioned bus,English speaker licensed tour guide,passenger insurance,enterance fees at the sites written in the itinerary.

Excludes

Gratitudes for tour staff,personal expenses.

Tour staff

Tour guide and driver.

Season

Four seasons.Best in May and October.

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