|From our base in Beycik near Antalya we are now offering guiding services
throughout Turkey and regular treks and day excursions along the coasts and
mountains traveresed by the Lycian Way. This latter area is archaelogically
also one of Turkey's richest regions, some sites can only be conveniently
reached by sea. A gulet cruise allows access to these as well as to some
magnificent unspoilt beaches. |
The Lycian Way Highlights 8 day trek follows the Lycian Way visiting some of the most interesting areas
of the route. It involves some hiking on rough trails and is suitable for the
Olympos Explorer is based in the Beycik area - at the foot of Mt Olympos. Each day we have
excursions visiting sites of local interest, most days will involve some
walking. 8 days.
Our Blue Cruises are cabin based Gulet (yacht) trips based in Fethiye, several departures a
week are available of variable length.
All the above are also available as private trips. We have also selected the
following programmes as sample private trips that we can organise on request.
- Kackar Mountains These are aguably the most beautiful mountains in Turkey providing some of the
best long distance walking with plentiful wildlife and flora. Mount Kackar is
suitable for strong walkers and at just under 4000m is often used as training
for Ararat. 4 day trip 9 day trip
- Tauros, Cappadocia and Mount Ararat Trekking in the Taurus offers a good acclimatisation period before the ascent
of Ararat. Both areas have a rich local nomadic culture which add to the
interest of both regions. The trek finishes in Van where there is a day to
relax by the beautiful Van lake.Sample Trip Details
- Mount Ararat This trip is suitable for those who have previous high altitude experience
and know they acclimatise well. As with the previous Taurus - Ararat programme
it includes visits to Istanbul and Van. Ararat Details
Note: Ararat requires the use of crampons and walking poles but previous
experience in the use of them is not essential. In fact Ararat is an excellent
training mountain for those interested in going on to higher and more demanding
summits such as Elbrus, Peak Lenin or Kilimanjaro.
- Cappadocia This trip is designed as a short break that can be taken at any time of year.
It can even be done in winter on snow shoes! Cappadocia
- Cappadocia and Taurus This combines easy hotel-based walking through the magnificent and magical
scenery of Cappadocia with some more demanding camping-based trekking in the
Taurus. The trek in the Taurus is fully mule supported and involves walking
from one permanent campsite to another. Details
- Yacht and Trek This combines the luxury of life on a yacht (a journey referred to as the
Blue Cruise or Blue Voyage) with short (generally half day) treks on beautiful
coastal paths visiting ancient ruins, churches and other sights of interest
along the way. Plenty of time to relax and or swim. Yacht and Trek, Cappadocia, Yacht and Trek.
- Lycian Way The 509km long, Lycian Way is a trek winding its
way through the mountains and coastlines between Antalya and Fethiye. Wild
beaches, ancient monuments, beautiful wooded mountains and beaches make this
one of the world's top treks. We offer a wide variety of
services including personalised guiding and support. Lycian Way
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