Walking around Dalyan: Enjoy nature and culture in an active way...
There are several interesting walks around> Dalyan. The most famous footpath goes from Dalyan to Ekincik bay.
Walk and boat trip from Dalyan to Ekincik bay
In the morning at nine o'clock we go from> Linus-Apart to the jetty. From there you will be sailed to the other side of the river with either an engine or a rowboat. The walk starts here.
Part 1: Walk
Along the royal tombs the way leads to the old town of > Kaunos and through the village Candir. Here a forest path begins. From the slope you have a wonderful view over the old city Kaunos, the> Iztuzu beach and Dalyan delta. The path through the forest starts with a small slope. In the forest there are many typical local herbs and spices such as thyme and sage, which you can collect on the way.
You should always follow the briefly highlighted (goats)path. After about 1.5 hours you reach a hill, which offers a breathtaking view over the bay of Ekincik. This place is also very well suited to take a break and enjoy the fantastic views. The walk goes through many small canyons - always on and off, always with a beautiful panoramic view over the bay of Ekincik. This overwhelming impressions lets you forget about time and you'll at the small marina earlier than you think.
The hike takes 3-4 hours. It is now about 13:00.
Part 2: Cruise with Captain Ali
Go in 15 minutes to the meeting place, where Captain Ali waits. Now the second part of the day begins: the motor boat trip to the beautiful bays that you've already seen from afar. The lunch break is in one of these bays. Captain Ali and so Captain Suzan will prepare a delicious lunch. In the meantime, you can do a bit of diving, snorkeling, swimming or just relaxing. After lunch we go back along beautiful bays in the direction of the Iztuzu beach and the Dalyan delta. The highlight of the tour can be seen in the delta: the famous turtle "Caretta caretta".
At 18:00 you are back in the Linus-Apart.
The walk is only by boat or car!
Packing list for the walk:
- sturdy shoes
- swimsuit (can stay in the boat during the hike)
- sufficient water and a small snack
More hikes Information on other scenic routes are available in Linus-Apart on request. Talk to us!