Adventure, excitement, and nature exploration can be perfectly paired in a single, half day excursion during your holidays in Kemer. Our Kemer Olympos and Yanartas Tour invites you to visit and explore two particularly important spots in the area in an alternative way. Swim in a beautiful bay, learn the history of an ancient city, visit Chimaera, and enjoy nature at its finest with an off-road driving experience.
Kemer Olympos and Yanartas Tour is available on a daily basis. During the afternoon, a Jeep will pick you up from your place of accommodation in Kemer. A professional tour guide will accompany you in order to help you explore the places of interest and assist you during the day.
The Jeep will drive you to Olympos beach where you will have some free time to spend as you wish. This golden, sandy beach is ideal for swimming and sunbathing. It is 400m long and the surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for relaxation and photos.
After spending some time at the beach, the excursion continues with a visit at Olympos ancient city. The site includes multiple Roman and Byzantine ruins. As you walk around, the tour guide will explain everything you need to know about this ancient city. Among others, you will observe a necropolis, a theatre, and a temple gate.
For the next part of the excursion, the Jeep driver will offer you an incredibly exciting off road driving experience towards Chimaera. The Jeep will be passing form dusty and rocky paths in the mountains. Admire the beauty of nature and feel your adrenaline levels increasing with this amazing experience. At a point, you will leave the Jeep and hike for 30 minutes until you reach Chimaera.
Yanartas or Chimaera is also famous as the eternal fire as there are flames right on the rocks without any fuel or heat source. The flames are burning for almost 1000 years and form a natural wonder. The spot is found in Beydağları National Park at an altitude of 230 meters above the sea level. During antiquity, the flames were serving as a lighthouse for the ships. You will have some free time to explore the location and admire its unique natural beauty.
For the last part of the excursion, a dinner is offered at a Botanic restaurant. Take some time to relax while tasting delicious recipes of the area. By the end of the dinner, the Jeep will drive you back to Kemer. The excursion finishes during the night when you return back to your hotel.
Olympos, Olympos Ancient City, The Legend Mountain Chimaera, The Temple of Hephaistos.
If you are planning to spend more days in Kemer please check our Excursions in Kemer page for more excursions.
Join an adventure like no other during your holidays in Kemer and make memories that will last forever. This half day Olympos Cirali and Chimaera Yanartas Jeep Safari Tour from Kemer gives you the opportunity to visit the beautiful Olympos beach, unfold the history of Olympos ancient city, enjoy an off road driving experience, hike in a national park, and visit the infamous Chimaera. Explore nature and get away from the crowds with this unique and exciting adventure.
Pick up: The Jeep Safari tour begins during the afternoon. On a specific time, a Jeep will pick you up from your place of accommodation in Kemer and start to drive you towards the first stop of the schedule.
Tour guide: In an effort to make your experience smooth and exciting, a professional tour guide will accompany you. The guide will tell you important insights about the places of interest and make sure that you enjoy every moment of your tour.
Swimming at Olympos Beach: The first stop of the Jeep Safari takes place at Olympos beach. Located around imposing mountains full of trees, this golden sandy beach is the ideal place to enjoy a refreshing swimming. Take advantage of your free time there to explore the bay, or sunbathe and swim.
The tour guide will then accompany you for a visit at the ancient city of Olympos. The site includes many Roman and Byzantine ruins of great importance. As you listen to the history of the site, you can observe a theatre, temples, and a necropolis among other ruins.
Off-road driving: The Jeep Safari continues with an off-road driving session towards the next stop of the schedule. The imposing and serene beauty of nature will capture your attention as the Jeep drives you through dusty paths.
30-minute Hiking: At the end of the off-road experience, you will hike for 30 minutes in the national park until you reach Chimaera. Hiking is a popular activity in this specific area as the natural setting is just splendid.
Chimaera: The hiking finishes when you reach Yanartas or Chimaera. The spot is also known as the eternal fire, as there are flames on the rocks burning naturally for almost 1000 years. During antiquity, the flames were serving as a lighthouse for the ships. There, you will have some free time to snap some photos and explore this natural wonder.
Dinner and return: The last part of the tour includes a dinner as a local restaurant. By the end of the dinner, the Jeep will drive you back to Kemer full of great memories from this alternative experience.