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Dalyan Tour From Marmaris

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Duration

11 Hours

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Tour Type

Specific Tour

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Group Size

45 people

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Languages

English

Overview

Dalyan Tour From Marmaris will be loved by adults and children, admirers of wildlife and admirers of ancient civilizations, lovers of outdoor activities and travelers looking for peace and tranquility. Extraordinarily picturesque corners of paradise, unique marine life, ancient monuments of Lycian culture will leave an indelible mark on your memory and heart.

Dalyan Tour From Marmaris will allow you to take a fresh look at the country, open up new perspectives, and show the benefits of outdoor activities in the bosom of nature.

Spending a vacation in a sunny seaside resort, many do not even imagine what treasures are hidden very close by, it is worth driving a few tens of kilometers from the coast, and a completely different Turkey will appear before you – original and authentic, with untouched corners of nature and centuries-old monuments of ancient history.

During Dalyan Tour From Marmaris you will sail by boat through the impenetrable fence of reeds along the labyrinth of the Dalyan River, see the Lycian tombs carved into the rocks more than 2000 years ago, experience the effect of therapeutic mud, get the experience of catching blue crabs, watch rare sea turtles Caretta-caretta.

At the end of a busy program, you will have the opportunity to relax on the beautiful Iztuzu beach, soak up the sun and swim in the purest emerald waters.

Program of Dalyan Tour From Marmaris

Dalyan Tour From Marmaris is an eventful and exciting day, which begins with pick-up at the hotel and a trip by comfortable bus to the south-west of Anatolia to a small town on the banks of a picturesque river, which, thanks to pleasure boats plying through quiet backwaters, is called the “Turkish Venice” .

Near Dalyan is the country’s largest coastal lake – Koycegiz, known for its sulphurous hot springs, here you can improve your health by applying healing clay to your skin, swim in crystal clear waters, watch the birds that live in coastal thickets.

After a stop for lunch, you will sail to the tombs carved high in the rocks in the form of the fronts of ancient temples, which are the place of eternal rest of the kings of the ancient city of Kaunos. In the nature reserve, you will observe rare blue crabs and will be able to participate in their fishing, as well as see the only representatives of the loggerhead genus in the world – the Caretta-caretta sea turtles listed in the Red Book.

At Iztuzu Turtle Beach you will have 2 hours of free time to enjoy the sun and fresh breeze, swim in the emerald waters and walk along the extraordinarily picturesque coastline. Having rested and recharged with energy and positive emotions, you will go back, sharing your impressions of Dalyan Tour From Marmaris and discussing the highlights of a great day.

Thermal springs and mud baths Dalyan

Going on a Dalyan Tour From Marmaris you will visit the healing thermal springs discovered more than 2000 years ago. They are located near Lake Koycegiz and are known throughout the world for their miraculous properties. Muds rich in radon, sulfur and calcium chloride are actively used in the treatment of diseases of the skin, musculoskeletal system, respiratory organs, kidneys and stomach.

Therapeutic mud rejuvenates the skin, strengthens bone tissue, and has a beneficial effect on the general condition of the body. Thermal pools have a constant natural temperature of 39 degrees, so swimming in them is a pleasant relaxing procedure that relieves fatigue and muscle tension, headaches and stress.

 

Lycian tombs

The Lycian Way is a popular tourist route and every artifact along the way is of incredible value, but nothing attracts historians and inquisitive travelers more than rock-hewn tombs dating back to the 4th century BC.

Sailing along the quiet Dalyan River, you will see the facades of ancient temples carved right in the mountain high on the slopes – these are the burial places of the ancient Lycian rulers and commanders. It is noteworthy that by the number of columns, the richness of ornaments and the size of the tomb, it was possible to judge that the buried belonged to the upper classes, and the most noble dead were buried higher in the mountains, it was believed that this way their souls would go to heaven faster.

Catching Blue Crab on Dalyan Tour From Marmaris

Dalyan Tour From Marmaris will give you another unforgettable experience – catching blue crabs. Initially, they lived in the Atlantic Ocean on the coasts of Argentina, Uruguay and California, and at the beginning of the 20th century they were accidentally brought by industrial ships to the Mediterranean Sea and took root at the mouth of the Dalyan River. They live at a depth of more than 30 meters and catching them is not an easy task, but the effort is worth it.

Blue crab meat is a real delicacy, it has a delicate texture and a sweet taste, and also contains vitamins B, C and minerals – zinc, phosphorus and magnesium. You can enjoy blue crab and appreciate its exquisite taste right on the spot.

Turtle Beach Iztuzu

After a walk along the river, you will meet another rare representative of the local fauna – the Caretta Caretta turtles. Every summer they lay their eggs on a sandy spit that separates the river and sea waters. On the beach of Iztuzu you can watch the huge, reaching 140kg. turtles, swim in the crystal clear waters and soak up the sun, walk along the 4-kilometer sandy beach and enjoy the heavenly views of the emerald sea and the mountain slopes framing the bay.

Dalyan Tour From Marmaris will be loved by adults and children, admirers of wildlife and admirers of ancient civilizations, lovers of outdoor activities and travelers looking for peace and tranquility. Extraordinarily picturesque corners of paradise, unique marine life, ancient monuments of Lycian culture will leave an indelible mark on your memory and heart.

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Attractions

  • Lycian tombs
  • Turtle Beach Iztuzu
  • Thermal springs and mud baths Dalyan

Included/Exclude

  • Entrance fees
  • Mud Bath
  • River cruise
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

FAQs

Dalyan Tour From Marmaris for one person is 25€.

  • Entrance fees
  • Mud Bath
  • River cruise
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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