Get away from the throng and go on a thrilling adventure along Alanya’s stunning coastline. This tour includes sightseeing, relaxation, and breathtaking scenery. Demre Myra Kekova Tour From Alanya will transport you to private beaches, underwater ancient towns, and majestic sites in Antalya’s blue seas.
On the day of your tour, a car will pick you up from your hotel at a certain hour and bring you to the first stop of your fantastic journey. You will travel through the countryside as the sun rises until we arrive at a restaurant above the town of Kumluca. You’ll continue your tour once you’ve dined and shot your first images of the day. As you travel down the shore, you can see the turquoise waves of the Mediterranean on your left as you pass through little towns and villages.
The bus will then go to the quaint and picturesque port of Kekova. When you reach at the harbour, you will board a boat for a calm and exciting boat trip. It should be mentioned that the boat has a glass bottom and is great for seeing and admiring the remnants of the sunken old city.
During the boat tour, you will be able to observe the underwater structures as well as the steps that lead to this buried city. The experienced tour guide will give you a full history of this Lycian old city. As the boat approaches Kekova, you will be able to see the defensive walls and remnants of a Byzantine Church.
The boat will return to the harbour, from whence you will board a bus to the historic city of Myra. This ancient city is known for its rock-cut tombs and amphitheatre, as your tour guide will explain. The journey continues towards Demre, where the Church of Saint Nickolas may be found. This holy site is a renowned tourist destination because it has a marble sarcophagus, which many think is the original grave of St. Nickolas. The Church is now a museum, with thousands of tourists each year.
In the surrounding region, you may have a freshly prepared meal at a local restaurant. Take advantage of the opportunity to rest over lunch as this is the final stop on your tour. The bus will resume its journey back to Alanya immediately after the lunch break. This full-day adventure concludes once you return to your accommodation. When you arrive to the hotel, you will be filled with happy sentiments and long-lasting memories from this unique adventure.
Demre Myra Kekova Tour from Alanya costs (price) 35 € for adults, 25 € for children aged 6 to 11, and free for children under 6.
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What do you need to bring with you?
Swimsuits, Sunglasses, Towel, Sun Cream, Hat, Comfortable Shoes, Camera
Explore some of the most beautiful parts of the Turkish coastline and immerse yourself in a never-ending trip through time. You will get the opportunity to appreciate historic sites and lovely scenery with Demre Myra Kekova Tour From Alanya. Take a glass bottom boat ride to uncover a submerged ancient city. This tour combines leisure and sightseeing in a tranquil and enjoyable setting.
You will be picked up by bus from your accommodation in the morning. The bus is comfortable, and completely air-conditioned, ensuring a pleasant ride. A trained guide will accompany you on this great adventure and share interesting details about the sites you will visit. During the journey, you will be able to observe various small communities as well as the natural beauty of the Taurus Mountains.
There will be a break for breakfast on the way to Kekova. Although not included in the total fee, you are invited to bring a breakfast from your hotel or dine at a local restaurant.
The first stop will be at the seaside hamlet of Üçağız. From there, you’ll board a glass-bottom boat to Kekova Island. You will be able to examine and photograph the buried city and its remnants. At the same time, your guide will provide you with useful facts about the city. You will also get the opportunity to swim in the blue seas of Kekova. The boat ride will take around one hour.
When you arrive at the pier, the bus will take you to a nearby restaurant. There, you will be able to have a buffet meal that includes a choice of salads, rice, soup, and pasta. The journey continues with a visit to Saint Nicholas or Santa Claus Church. This well-known location is popular with both residents and visitors. You will spend 45 minutes there as your guide will tell all you need to know about that location. Aside from its religious significance, this site boasts beautiful architectural design, icons, and mosaics.
The journey will conclude with a visit to the Ancient City of Myra. You can see the amazing architecture of the site in the one hour that you will be there. In reality, because the city is structured amphitheatrically, it provides for high-quality acoustics. A variety of tombs carved into rocks and mountains may be seen in the Ancient City of Myra.
When your last stop is completed, you will return to the bus. The journey concludes in the afternoon when you return to your accommodation.
Alanya to Demre Myra Kekova Tour takes around 2.5 hours, not considering the rest stops along the route.
This Alanya Demre Myra Kekova Tour is suitable for everyone who is mobile. There is a lot of walking involved, with breaks in between. Children may learn about Saint Nicholas, who donned the red robe of the cardinals and the beard that were crucial to his culture and Christianity at the time (who knows if it was white or not). This trip does not require any particular religious views to be enjoyed. If you enjoy actual history, this is the book for you.
It’s 35 € for adults, 25 € for children aged 6 to 11, and free for children under 6.
First and foremost, proper footwear is required. This journey will take you across a lot of territory. Second, don’t forget your sunhat, sunglasses, and sunscreen.
Don’t forget to bring your camera! Some of history’s most captivating images await you; you won’t want to miss a thing.
Bring a jacket or sweater for chilly days (not during peak season), and certainly bring some money. Not only for those additional food or refreshments, but also for excursions to the site stores and those must-buy artefacts.