XANTHOS ANCIENT CITY – SAKLIKENT CANYON – PATARA BEACH (From Kalkan and Patara)
Our tour starts with visiting the ancient city Xanthos. Xanthos is the capital of the Lycian city and it is in Unesco Heritage Site.
Our Professional guide will give you information about the history in Xanthos city and give you time to take some pictures.
After visiting Xanthos, we will visit C.W.A for short time to have some information about the Turkish Traditional carpets.
Then next stop will be the biggest canyon in Turkey. This Saklıkent Canyon is the second biggest canyon in Europe, which is abaout 18 km.
In Saklıkent Canyon we have time for trekking in the canyon, first there is a wooden path about 100 meters, after the wooden part visitors can just stay in the national park area or they can cross the river and walk in to the canyon.
This trekking can be about 700 -800 meters untill the waterfall.
After trekking in the canyon, there is a enjoyable activity; river rafting (tubing). This activity will be optional.
River rafting starts just outside of the canyon and goes 5 km down to the river. There is also chance to do mudbath after rafting and then with the shuttle service you will be back where you started.
We will also have our lunch in Saklıkent in the restaurant. Lunch will be open buffet and will be included the price.
After we spend our time in Saklıkent, we will visit the longest sandy beach in Turkey to have a rest. Patara beach is the longest beach in Turkey and big sea turtles ( Carretta Carretta ) lay their eggs on Patara Beach.
Finish: 5:30 - 6pm