Guided tour

Turkey: Day Tour of Ancient Lycia

Turkey: Day Tour of Ancient Lycia

From US$ 33.86 per person

Enjoy a day trip from Kalkan, Kas or Patara to Xanthos, the capital of Ancient Lycia. Discover the longest gorge and longest beach in Turkey, and learn about the history of the region.

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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Turkish
Audio guide included
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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover Xanthos, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Walk along Patara Beach, the longest in Turkey
  • Visit the birth place of St. Nicholas, also known as Father Christmas
Full description
Explore the ancient land of Lycia during this day trip. Start the tour with a visit to Xanthos, the site of present-day Kınık and a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1988. Your professional guide will share stories about the city's history and show you well-preserved ruins, tombs and beautiful scenery. After exploring Xanthos, visit the Saklıkent Canyon. At 300 meters (980 ft) deep and 18 kilometers (11 miles) long, this is the second longest gorge in Europe. Enjoy an al fresco lunch served by the river, before trekking through the cool water or rafting down the gorge. End the day at Patara Beach, the longest sandy beach in Turkey. Spend time swimming, relaxing or exploring the ancient settlement of Patara.
Includes
  • Entrance fees
  • Fees
  • Guide
  • Drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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  • Please note this tour operates only from the Kalkan, Kaş, and Patara regions; other resorts in the Antalya Province are not served
  • Please bring your bathing suit and walking shoes
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Product ID: 17881