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The Lycian Way - practicalities


1. Walking days
5 days. Roughly 30 miles.

2. Getting there and away
From London: Fly Easyjet Gatwick to Dalaman.
Bus to Fethiye: Havas Bus. Tel 90 212 465 5656, info@havas.net Ticket 18TL.
Dolmus Fethiye to Ovacik.
Getting away: Dolmus Pydnai to Xanthos. Bus to Fethiye. Bus to Dalaman. Fly to Gatwick.

3. Book
The Lycian Way by Kate Clow (Upcountry Turkey Ltd); includes a map.
Web: trekkinginturkey.com

4. The route: Prices quoted are of September 2010, for a double room.
Arrival: Fethiye: Doygu Pension; Tel 0092 52 614 3563, €36; duygupension.com
Day 1: Dolmus to Ovacik; 10 minute ride. 7 hours walk to Faralya; about 12K. George House;
Tel 0090 252 6421102; georgehousefaralya.com, 50TL.
Day 2: Faralya to Kabak. Just over 3 hours walk; about 10K. Mama's Pension & Restaurant;
Tel 0092 252 642 1227.
Day 3: Kabak to Geh. 6 hours walk; about 18K. Ramazan Pansiyon; ask in the village.
Day 4: Geh to Gavuragili. 5 hours walk; about 12K. Patara Lodge. Tel 0090 2161 992 9599. pataralodge.com. €30. Ahmet Capan speaks English & German.
Day 5: Gavuragili to Pydnai. 5K. Dolmus to Xanthos.