WALKING THROUGH ANCIENT CARIA
There are more than 7 ancient Carian routes on and around the peninsula. Splash in the Aegean Sea, then relax over a spread of Turkish specialties. Walk along inlets marking the shore of the neighboring Bodrum Peninsula. Veer away from the beach to enter a forest cloaking the hilly coastal range. Investigate the well-preserved CASTLE and remains of Carian settlement in Pedasa or Kirel. An easygoing walk past olive groves and vineyards takes you through forested hills down to the Aegean. Dip your toes in the sea or climb to traditional hamlets.
Sibda - Pedesa - Bodrum This route starts from Dagbelen . Then through ancient paths to Karadag mountain with its ancinet fortress walls. Then to the abandoned village of Kirel. Level of difficulty: Medium Start 283m. Max 597m Gain 576m. Total distance 15km. Features: The path leads through natural beauties to the ancient settlement of Sibda with a panoramic view. There are panoramic views from the top of mountain almost 360 degrees. Then we will go through mountain paths to ancient Pedesa where we will visit the Acropolis. And then we will walk to Bodrum.
Yali – Kargicak – Kisebuku This walk starts from Yaliciftlik and follows the ancient Carian routes up to 302m with great views. Then to Kargicak beach. Afterwards we will walk along the sea with some climbs to ancient Kisebuku with some church remains are still existing.Start 57m Max 302m Gain 447m Total Distance 13km.
Feslegen - Bozalan The walk begins at Feslegen plateau and goes through forest pads to the top of the cliff looking down to Gokova bay where you can see te ruins of an old Carian settlement.Then continues along the ancient lelegian paths down to Bozdogan village famous for it's hand made carpets. Start 500m Max 701m Up 209m Down 579m Total Distance 14km
Oren - Akbuk The walk begins at Feslegen plateau and goes through forest pads to the top of the cliff looking down to Gokova bay where you can see te ruins of an old Carian settlement.Then continues along the ancient lelegian paths down to Bozdogan village famous for it's hand made carpets. Start 2m Max 554m Gain 781m Total Distance 14km
Ancient Kings Road, HERACLIA After an one and half hour drive the walk begins at Bagarcik at 676m. Then we go up to 933m with great views over Bafa Lake. And then we start to descend to Kapikiri (ancient Heraclia ad Latmos). Start 676m Max 933m Gain 363m Total Distance 15km