HIKING TRAILS

Is your body sore from climbing? Some stretching and a light hike can be a good way to relax the body. In the same time, you can enjoy the pine tree forest of Geyikbayiri and see some nice viewpoints. Flying Goat recorded some nice hiking loops for you on Wikiloc.

HIKING TRAILS IN GEYIKBAYIRI

Trebenna Ancient City

Walk down to the river and follow the Lycian Way (waymark is a half white, half red rectangle). The hike up in the evergreen forest is very nice. Scramble carefully through the ruins to reach the summit of Trebenna. Enjoy a panorama of Antalya, the blue sea and the stunning band of rock of Geyikbayiri valley.

Est. Time:      2.5 hour

Length:         8.5 kilometer

Elevation:     400 meter

Difficulty:      Moderate

Type:              Loop from Flying Goat

Location:      Geyikbayiri

Kanyon-Sarkit Plateau

Dive into Kanyon sector and follow the stone cairns until you have reached the official Doyran-Geyikbayiri hiking path (yellow-red markings). Turn left and follow this rocky path all the way back to the foot of Sarkit i.e. Flying Goat. Be careful, this plateau is home to goat shepherds, don’t mistake a goat path for a hiking path.

Est. Time:      1,5 hour

Length:         5 kilometer

Elevation:     270 meter

Difficulty:      Moderate

Type:              Loop from Flying Goat

Location:      Geyikbayiri

Geyikbayiri Village Loop

Pass by the climbing crags of Küllüin and follow the canyon up on the first village dirt-road of Geyikbayiri. Nowadays the old farmers houses are mixed with big villa’s. At the village square, buy an ice cream in the market or drink a tea in the tea house. Then walk down over the side road with great views.

Est. Time:      1 hour

Length:         6 kilometer

Elevation:     240 meter

Difficulty:      Easy

Type:              Loop from Flying Goat

Location:      Geyikbayiri

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Lycian Way

The Lycian Way takes its name from the ancient civilization of Lycia that once ruled the area. It is listed as one of the world's top ten long distance trekking. The route is 500 km long and stretches from Fethiye to Antalya. It is offering stunning views along the Turquoise coast and it is rich in history, as the ruins of ancient cities dot the trail. The waymark of Lycian Way is a half white, half red rectangle. You can find the trail, which passes by Geyikbayiri, while walking up to Trebenna Ancient City.