For those who seek some ultra-fun and exciting adventure, the Kalkan Jeep Safari is everything you need. This alternative adventure is able to boost your adrenaline with some off-road driving and enhance your excitement. Archaeological sites, spectacular beaches, a carpet workshop visit and unique landscapes are some of the things you should expect from this excursion. The Kalkan Jeep Safari combines an all-in-one experience for the adventure seekers and for those who wish to get away from the crowds.
On the day of your excursion, a Jeep will pick you up from your hotel in Kalkan. These off road 4×4 Jeeps meet all the safety requirements and are the best vehicles to enjoy an off-road experience. During your excursion, you will be accompanied by a professional tour guide who will be in charge to explain everything you need to know about the places of interest. The first stop of this adventurous exploration is scheduled to take place at the ancient city of Xanthos. This ancient city used to be the capital of the Lycian League. Currently, the site is listed as one of the UNESCO’s world heritage sites. During your time there, you can observe and admire ancient tombs, a theatre and roads made by marble. The guide will give you interesting facts about the history and the importance of the site.
The excursion continues off-road and this is the most exciting moment. The Jeeps will drive you through some dusty, wet and muddy roads. Therefore, be prepared for some water fights between the Jeeps. During your off-road exploration you will be passing through a forest and you will have the chance to observe charming and picturesque villages. A short break will be given at a workshop where the Turkish carpets are produced. There, you will be able to observe and learn many interesting facts about the processes that are used during the production.
What follows is a lunch break at a local restaurant close to Saklıkent gorge, which is the second largest in Europe of its kind. The lunch will be a great opportunity to taste some mouth-watering Turkish flavours. After the lunch, you may enjoy resting by the river, snap some stunning photos of the landscape or proceed with an exciting rafting session. This excursion includes a last stop at the Patara beach where you can enjoy a spectacular 18km-long sandy beach or you can visit the ancient city of Patara. The Jeep will then continue on its way back to Kalkan in order to transfer you back to your hotel. By the ends of this excursion you will be full of adrenaline boosts and positive feelings.
Participate in an adrenaline-boosting excursion and explore the broader area of Kalkan with a Jeep Safari Tour. This excursion is the ideal option for those who are interested to get away from the crowds and for those who wish to experience an alternative and fun experience. This full day excursion will take you towards imposing beaches and archaeological sites by following an amazing off-road route.
Pick up: A Jeep will pick you up during the morning from your hotel in Kalkan. During your excursion you will be accompanied by a tour guide who will be in charge to assist you and let you know interesting information about the places you are going to visit.
Xanthos ancient city: The first stop of your Jeep Safari will take place at the ancient city of Xanthos. This ancient city used to be the capital of the Lycian League. During your time there, you will observe an ancient theatre, tombs and roads made by marble. The tour guide will explain the history and the importance of this site. It is important to mention that this ancient city is one of UNESCO’s cultural heritage sites.
Off road: The excursion continues on an off-road mode. The Jeeps will be passing through dusty, wet and muddy trails to build your excitement. Be prepared for some fun water fights between the Jeeps. During your off-road route you will be passing through a forest and you will observe some picturesque villages.A short break is scheduled to take place at a workshop where Turkish carpets are produced. There, you will observe the traditional machinery that is used in the production and learn some interesting facts about Turkish carpets.
Saklıkent gorge: A lunch break follows at Saklıkent gorge. An interesting highlight is that this is the second largest gorge in Europe. At a local restaurant there you will enjoy a tasty and freshly made meal. After your lunch, you can relax by the river, enjoy the imposing scenery or experience an exciting rafting session.
Patara beach: The last stop of this adventurous exploration will take place at the Patara Beach. This stunning location features a sandy beach that is 18Km long. There, you can relax by the beach or visit the nearby ancient city.
Return back: Once the break at Patara Beach is over, the Jeep will continue on its way back to Kalkan. This adventure finishes when you arrive back at your hotel. The Kalkan Jeep Safari would definitely be a long lasting memory from your holidays.
Had a fabulous day at the Kalkan Jeep Safari with Excursion Mania. All the drivers and Mehmet were wonderful. The tour was so well organised. The whole team of Excursion Mania works really hard.