Walking, Hiking, Trekking

There is no better way to get to know life in another country than by slowing down to “street level”. Walking and being out in nature activates all of your senses so you can properly experience the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of a region.

 

 

 

Experiences

Bafa Lake History

Bafa Lake and Region

Enduring a succession of conquerors and dynasties from the Hittites, Carians, Greeks and Romans, to Byzantine emperors, Crusader soldiers and Ottoman pashas, it is no wonder that this region of Turkey is a cultural treasure trove deeply...

Ancient Roads of the Carian Trail

Between mountain villages and the sea

Begin at the beginning. We start from the northernmost trailhead of the Carian Trail in the small village of Karpuzlu with the commanding agora of ancient Alinda on the hilltop above. The week is spent exploring different highland villages in a region that has for...

Contrasts of the Carian Trail

Immerse yourself in nature and explore...

Bodrum and Akyaka are, for differing reasons, well-known summer resorts of the region. Akyaka is still a working fishing village, and has in the past several decades become an idyllic retreat for families, still appealing mostly to Turkish...

Carian Trail Discovery

The rugged coast and secluded coves of the...

The Carian Trail is the most recent achievement in long-distance walking trails in Turkey. Its 800 kilometers of waymarked trail sections follow the Turkish Riviera along both the Aegean and Mediterranean seas and head inland into the rugged...

Latmos Mountains

Weekend trekking intensive in the Latmos Mountains

Contemporary lifestyles contribute the perfect feeding ground for chronic stress and depression. Getting out into nature and reconnecting with yourself, other people, your environment and what is important to you through physical activity – aka hiking up a...

The Lycian Way

Fragrant pine forests, antique Roman roads and...

The Lycian Way is one of Turkey’s first long-distance footpaths, and winds 540 km along the mountainous southwestern coast of Turkey between Fetihye and Antalya across what is called the Tekke Peninsula. It offers magnificent views of the Mediterranean, provides...

Bafa Lake & Latmos Mountains

Hiking, History and Culture

Bafa Lake and the extraordinarily craggy Latmos Mountain range rising steeply from its northern shore are unforgettable examples of the deepest rural Turkey surviving within an hour’s drive of mass tourism destinations Bodrum and...