Discover to find amazing places in DALYAN
There are various Daily Excursions from Dalyan by either boat or road to all of the local areas. A regular dolmus service that runs to neighbouring resorts such as Fethiye and Marmaris as well as surrounding villages. In summary a unique destination full of culture, charm, history and contrasting beauty, excellent cuisine and unforgettable hospitality. A resort that you will undoubtedly return to year after year.
Dalyan Daily Boat Trip
Sailing on the river boats through the maze-like passages of Dalyan Delta will surely remind you of "The African Queen" movie which one had taken in Dalyan on 1951.
A stop-over at the magnificent Rock Tombs carved high in the cliff gives you the chance to get all the information about the resort.
Pleasure boats pass through the Dalyan River – a nesting site for loggerhead turtles – on their way to the ruins of ancient Caunos and Iztuzu beach. And finally there is a fountain of youth: in the form of mud baths which was visited also many famous people. It is fun, it is rejuvenating and it, surely, is great chance for an unusual snapshot.
After the general safety briefing from the guides, once everybody has fastened his seat belts the safari can start. The first part is over country lanes through small Turkish villages. The area is known for its cotton fields, citrus farms and amber trees. Tour have a short break in the Amber forest you can smell the unique odour of the amber tree. Let’s off road, into the mountains to the hidden spring of the Yuvarlak river. To reach the spring you have to walk a short part through the shallow fast running cold river. The spring is hidden under a huge old tree; you can see water flowing abundantly. A short ride on to the small restaurant where you will be seated on platforms build over the fast running cold river.
You imagine yourself in a different world enjoying your trout or lamb kebab from the oven. After lunch the safari takes you to a different Turkey. The real heavy off road part starts now. Hold on tight and enjoy. Once again on more stable road you can enjoy the great views. On our way to the remote idyll Asi Bay we stop to have a cup of tea with a Turkish family. At Asi beach you can enjoy the beach, sea and relax or swim the dust out. The best view in the world is visible during our safari. At the end of the day we will reach the top of the Gokbel mountains and you can see the miracle of the Delta, the calbis river connecting to the Mediterranean Sea. Slowly we drive back to Dalyan and you can look back on a fantastic day out with good pictures and lots of dust and water.
GOCEK 12 ISLAND CRUISE
No other boat trip in Turkey can match the beauty of the Göcek 12-islands. In Göcek you will board the comfortable gulet. The coastline is of mountains plunging into the depths of the sea and of small, golden sandy bays. The sea is crystal clear to extreme depths. Vertigo sufferers beware! Any one view has a thousand shades of blue intermingled with sea greens and the sparkling, dazzling reflection of the sun in the rippling waves. You will stop off numerous times for dips in the sea, strolls along the sand, paddling in Cleopatra’s pool and for an amazing onboard lunch. If people have been to Dalyan six years then they have been on the Göcek 12 island trip six times. Do not miss this trip!
SULTANiYE Termal Spring & KÖYCEGiZ Lake
Sail across the lake to the delightful town of Koycegiz, with a stop for swimming en route. Around midday, you arrive in Koycegiz where you can explore the typical Turkish market and enjoy a traditional Turkish meal in one of the many small restaurants. In the early afternoon you sail to the small village of Sultaniye, famous for its hot springs, which are reputed to be a cure for many skin ailments, arthritis and rheumatic disorders.
After the hot springs, try a mud bath and you will feel how soft your skin is afterwards. From Sultaniye to Dalyan is just a short journey, so we have time to make a final stop in the lake for swimming to wash off the last of the mud.This is a great trip to take if you want to see and do a lot of different things in one day.