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Legends of Lycia and Blue Cruise FLLC

Visiting: Turkey
Tour Duration 15 Days
  • Iztuzu Beach
  • Our traditional Turkish Gulet
  • Kas Harbour
  • Exploring Kekova by Kayak
  • Gemiler Island
  • Tour Style: Classic
  • Tour Type: Small Groups
  • Activity Grade: Moderate
  • Tour Comfort: Standard
 

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Turquoise Coast Adventure Holiday

On this active family holiday to Turkey we uncover the rich history and beautiful landscape of ancient Lycia. We canoe from the ancient city of Xanthos to the beach at Patara, kayak over the sunken ruins of Kekova and explore the foothills of the Taurus Mountains. Based in the beautiful harbour town of Kas for our first week, we spend our evenings exploring the cobbled streets and enjoying local Turkish cuisine. In the second week we sail on a traditional gulet and explore the beautiful shores of the Turquoise Coast. Along the way we snorkel in secluded coves, explore uninhabited islands and relax on the golden sand of Iztuzu beach. We also visit many of the regions’s natural and cultural highlights including a trip to the ancient capital Xanthos and the sunken ruins of Kekova.

Tour Highlights

  • Canoeing - Down the Xanthos River
  • Sea kayaking - Over the ruins in Kekova Bay, and visiting a medieval castle there
  • Snorkelliing - In sandy bays
  • Swimming - Opportunity to swim everyday
  • Sailing on a traditional style wooden gulet - Seven nights cruising along the beautiful shoreline of
  • Turkey's Turquoise Coast, doing as much or a little as you like

Itinerary

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  • 1
    Join tour at Dalaman Airport

  • 2
    Full day boat trip from Kas

  • 3
    Walks in the Taurus Mountains

  • 4
    Free day; optional trip to Meis

  • 5
    Visit Xanthos; canoe trip down Xanthos River to Patara

  • 6
    In Kas; optional trip to Myra

  • 7
    Sea-kayaking to Kekova Island

  • 8
    Drive to Fethiye and board Gulet

  • 9
    Riverboat to Caunus; gulet to Yassica Island

  • 10
    Sail to Gemiler Island via Tersane and Batik Hammam

  • 11
    Sail to Kalkan; optional visit to Xanthos and Saklikent Gorge

  • 12
    Sail to Kekova

  • 13
    Optional Sea-Kayaking; sail to Kas

  • 14
    Westward sail towards Fethiye

  • 15
    Tour ends Fethiye

Tour notes

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Included meals 13 9 7
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Minimum Age
From 8 years
Transport
Bus, Boat
Accommodation
7 nights Standard Hotel
7 nights Simple Boat
Tour Staff
Driver(s), Local Guide(s), Boat Crew, Explore Tour Leader(s), Activity Guide(s)
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16