For up to date travel advice and country info, please check. You enjoy a swimming break and a seaside walk to a beach called Üzüm Iskelesi. For your daily essentials, you should bring comfortable rucksack. Here is the info regarding the walks in and around Cirali along the Lycian way..as you can see there is so many and much to do that actually one night in Cirali does not gicve you any time to attempt many of these walks..many walkers that spend at least a week or longer and the best walking time is March / April - end of May..and then mid Sept - Novemeber. Currency: Turkish Lira. This holiday is suitable for walkers of very good fitness. The Complete Lycian Way is a demanding but rewarding three-week trek following the best sections of the Lycian Way East and West in Turkey. Your comments e.g. Please do not book your flights before we have confirmed your booking. Mosquitoes in the night – the downside to the swamps surrounding Adrasan! Our boat captain Osman had recommended a pansiyon here, so we asked around to find it. As we stood there wondering where to go, a man rode by on a bicycle and asked if we needed help. Mount Chimaera was the name of this place in ancient Lycia, where methane and other gases emerge from the rock and burn constantly. Note: Day 4 can be changed to include an optional ascent of Mount Olympos (2365m). It takes its name from the … Dinner and overnight in Patara. Dinner and overnight in Sevim’s village house in Yayla Kuzdere. We strongly recommend taking sufficient cash for your daily requirements. Walk to the “Burning stones” with their natural earth fire, the eternal flames of the Chimaera. You walk back from the aqueduct to the ancient site of Patara partly following the course of the old water pipes. Today’s route was estimated to be 8 hours, so we didn’t want to waste precious daylight hours. This is the full ‘official’ route starting in Ovacık and finishing in Hısarçandır (though actually it was announced in 2014 that the Lycian Way has been extended for an extra two days of walking – we’ll update this route once we have more details). Dinner and overnight in Gey. July and August are too hot for making this trip. Your hike will take you to high-alpine paths that offer fantastic views of the coast and the peaks of the Taurus Mountains, up to 3,000 m high. I’m sure it’s bustling in summer but now the restaurants are all closed for the season, except one. Dinner and overnight in the same hotel in Adrasan. Click here to view our Lycian Way map full screen. Emin Pansiyon is where the Welsh couple on the trail told us they stayed. Emin Pansiyon, just across from the beach, 6:15 (not including time spent exploring the ruins of Olympos). The flexibility of self-guided holidays means that there are no fixed dates and you can start your holiday on any date in the season – so please indicate desired beginning date when booking. Lycian Way: Olympos, Çıralı, Chimaera I get the bus from Kaş to the dolmus stop at the top of the hill above Çıralı. Warren and Sherry both got up to put on bug spray in the middle of the night. If you really want to get a feel for southwestern Turkey’s Mediterranean coast, you have a great option: Hike the 300-mile Lycian Way, which stretches from Ölüdeniz to just shy of Antalya. The properties are run by friendly people who will make you feel part of the family and the local community. Here is the info regarding the walks in and around Cirali along the Lycian way..as you can see there is so many and much to do that actually one night in Cirali does not gicve you any time to attempt many of these walks..many walkers that spend at least a week or longer and the best walking time is March / April - end of May..and then mid Sept - Novemeber. Recommended arrival and departure airport: Antalya. But it’s nice to have a door you can lock and leave your belongings if you want to do some sightseeing, and you can’t really do that with camping. You transfer to the village of Kılıçlı (10 mins) from where you climb to Apollonia to explore the ruins of yet another ancient Lycian city. The walk actually enters the ruins midway, so we bypassed the ticket booth entirely. Electric supply and plugs: 220V, 50Hz, two-pin round plugs. Once a thriving Greek village, Kayaköy had over one thousand houses, two churches, fourteen chapels, and two schools. 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