Demre & Myra & Kekova Sunken City Tour

Duration

12 Hours

Location

Antalya

T-Code

ANT004

Pickup Time

Changeable (Up To Hotel Location - Summer / Winter Time.

ITINERARY:
  • 07:00
Meeting and moving from Antalya Kaleici head office.
  • 08:45
Breakfast break with a unique view of Kumluca valley.
  • 09:15
Move to Demre. 
  • 10:30
Arrival to the port of Demre Ucagiz which is 150 km west of Antalya . The Boat tour takes one and a half hour. We will see the Simena Village, Castle and after followed to Kekova Island and Sunken City. In the direction of turning we take stop half an hour for swimming in Burc Bay. The boat trip ends again at Ucagiz and the bus moves to the center of Demre.
  • 12:45
Open buffet lunch at the restaurant in the center of Demre.
  • 14:00
Accompanied by our experienced guide we will visit St.Nicholas church in Demre and then move to Myra. 
  • 15:00
Arrive in Myra and visit the Lycian Rock Tombs and Roman theater here.Then return to Antalya.  
  • 19:00
Arrival to Antalya.

What is included in this tour?

  • Transfer service from the Hotel.
  • Travel with comfortable air conditioned minibus and the presenceof a professional guide.
  • Lunch.
  • Entrance Fees.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Kekova Boat Tour.
  • Half hour swimming stop.

Whats not included in this tour?

  • Breakfast
  • Drinks

Additional Info

KEKOVA :

An hour from Dalyangazi by sea, especialy sea, especialy enjoyable for the yacht-men, is the islands of Kekova (home of the sun). Kekova is also the name of picturesque islands, numerous bays and ancient cities. Along the northern shore of Kekova island, structural movements of the land over the years have caused some of the ancient houses to be totaly submerged while remains of the others are scattered along the shore. A fascinating Lycian Necropolis chesttype tombs spread out along the costline at Theminussa near the present day. Ücagiz is the main land cross.

MYRA :

Some of the finest example of Lycian funerary architecture are to be found at Myra, near thee expanding present day town of Demre. The site, about a mile from the town includes a vast Roman theatre in good repair and build agains a cliff face that also houses too impressive sets Lcian tombs. Many of the tombs have long cabin features carved in to the rocks, presumably reflecting the domestic architecture of the period. Carvings above are mostly in poor repair but the overall effect to this jumble of the architecture of death is dramatic.

DEMRE:

(St.Nicholaus Church):   Best known as the patron saint of children, who was born at Patara around AD. 300 and bishop of Myra where he died. The miracles he performed in life time and stories that surrounded him have identified today in the west with Father Cristmas.

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