Our Marmaris Dalyan Tour (Turtle Beach) is a full day trip and you need the best-equipped boats to travel that long. We arrange for the tour in one of our best 3-storeyed boats with sunbeds on the terrace. Down stairs have tables, chairs and modern amenities including showers and toilets maintained at their best. We have two well-stocked bars onboard open all day serving.
The tour begins early in the morning when we pick you from your hotels at around 8:30 hours. We move in our comfortable vehicles to the Marmaris Harbor where our boat awaits you. The crystal-clear waters and the clear blue sky provide an ideal setting for our journey to begin. The journey by boat from Marmaris to Dalyan is around two and a half hours. On the way, we stop at Kizilkum Bay for a swim lasting for over 30 minutes.
The Dalyan National Park hosts some of the most attractive places like the Iztuzu Beach which is a 7 Km long narrow stretch of sand separating the Mediterranean Sea and the fresh waters of Köyceğiz Lake. You can swim in both these stretches of waters at the beach. If you are lucky enough, you may be able to see the Loggerhead Turtles swim or pass close by you! These two places are an added attraction to our Marmaris Dalyan Tour. From Dalyan, we reach the place near ancient Lycian Temple Tombs of Kaunos in some smaller canal boats. Our tour guides accompanying you relate the historical significance of this place. From here we reach the thermal mud baths near Dalyan. Mud bathing in these thermal pools is said to make you look younger. After a joyful mud bath, you can clean yourself at the showers and have some refreshments at the cafeteria nearby. After visiting these two places, we expect to arrive back to Marmaris by 19:30 hours in the evening.
Dalyan in Mugla Province of Turkey is a quiet town on the banks of the River Dalyan. The region has remained untouched by time and had been home to some of the ancient civilizations. It has an appealing 7 Km long beach line dividing the salty waters of the Mediterranean and the fresh waters of the Köyceğiz Lake. Dalyan’s impressive Iztuzu Beach has earned a reputation for being one of the best beaches in Europe. Popularly known as the ‘Turtle Beach with the Golden Sand’, the beach is one of the last known breeding grounds of the endangered Caretta Caretta (Loggerhead) Turtles. The mud baths near Dalyan and the ancient Lycian temple tombs of Kaunos are the other popular tourist sites nearby. With Marmaris Dalyan Tour you will witness these natural beauties with your own eyes.
Marmaris Dalyan Tour
Please be ready at the main entrance gate of your hotel.
Towels, Swimming Costumes, Sun Cream, Sun Glasses, Camera.
Lunch (BBQ Chicken, Salad, Pasta), Guiding Service (English Speaking), All Entrance Fees, Full Insurance, Hotel Transfer.
Drinks and other food options not mentioned here, DVD, Personal expenditures.
Don't forget to remove your jewelry before the mud baths and take a good shower after. It is a great day just have fun !
No, we are not going to walk up there. We will to stop right in front of those Temple graves and our guides will give you some information. You will have a short picture break and then we carry on with our sail.
Marmaris Dalyan (Turtle Beach) by Boat Itinerary
The journey begins around 8:30 hours with escorting you from the hotel of your stay to our boat at the harbor. After this, we begin our cruise in the Mediterranean Sea with a sight of infinite crystal clear blue waters ahead and clear blue sky on top. The journey to Dalyan is 2-hours by our boat. Our 3-storey boat is equipped with modern amenities, showers and toilets as well. On the upstairs, there are sun beds, and the bars on our boat are open all day serving unlimited supply drinks.
Swim Break on the way
On our boat journey to Dalyan, we stop for 40 minutes at the quiet Kizilkum Bay and let you enjoy swimming among the calm waters here.
Arrival to Dalyan & Lunch Break
We continue our boat journey and reach Dalyan by mid-day. We arrange and serve the lunch onboard before the main story unfolds in Dalyan.
Visiting the Turtle Beach
After the lunch break, we arrive at the Turtle Beach where we stop for about 90 minutes. Here you can swim, and explore the area. This is a protected beach as it is one of the last known breeding grounds for the endangered species of Loggerhead Turtles. Some areas on the beach are closed for human entry. The Turtle Beach is regarded as one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. If they are lucky enough, you might see the turtles swim or pass by.
Transfer to the canal boats and sailing
After visiting the Turtle Beach, we transfer our guests to small canal boats. On these special canal boats, we sail through the reeds which appear like a maze. The drinks are available on these boats. You need to pay for consuming them as they are not included in the tour price.
Stop infront of the Temple Tombs
Dalyan is well-known for the ancient Lycian rock tombs at Kaunos dating back to 400 BC. We stop right in front of them for a picture break and our tour guides will be providing detailed information about these ancient tombs.
Visiting the Mud Baths
The thermal mud baths at Dalyan add more fun to this trip. They may smell bad because of the sulfur dissolved in them, but playing and bathing in these mud baths is good for your health. It’s said that mud-bathing here makes you look 10 years younger! After a joyful mud bath, you can use the showers to clean yourself and have some refreshments at the cafeteria nearby.
Return Back to Marmaris
At the end of the tour, we reach back to our big boat and sail back to Marmaris. We arrange to transfer our guests back to their hotels by our free hotel transfer service. This is a long day of the journey through sea and land among some of the untouched areas in the region. Though we take utmost care to complete the tour within the pre-determined time frame, there may be some delays due to unfavorable weather and the sea conditions.
Some of the important facts and useful information about " Marmaris Dalyan (Turtle Beach) Tour by Boat "
Mud Baths in Dalyan
The mud baths in Dalyan are rich in sulphur and contain minerals that soothe and rejuvenate your skin. Regular treatments can tighten up the skin, erase wrinkles and its said to be that the mud baths in Dalyan will make you look younger by 10 years! After having a mud bath in these pools, you
The impressive ancient Lycian ancient tombs in Dalyan are a major tourist highlight on the banks of the Dalyan River. In spite of its great interest and uniqueness, the site hasn’t yet become a very popular name except those familiar with the region. This place has remained untouched by the busy urban life and is
Turtle Beach near Marmaris in Dalyan, Mugla Province of Turkey is one of the natural wonders you’ll ever get to visit. The 6 Km long but a narrow beach forms a natural barrier between the Mediterranean Sea and the fresh water delta of the Dalyan River. Iztuzu Beach popularly known as Turtle Beach is one
Guided Tours certainly help you learn more about the places you will visit around Marmaris. We arrange excellent guided tours to all the places on our list. Our qualified guides at your service are holders of professional degrees from some of the reputed Universities in Turkey. They have an immense knowledge of the landscape, history,
While you book our travel services online, our hotel transfer services come along for free! We arrange for free hotel transfers in our best-kept and the most comfortable vehicles. As any of the prearranged tour begins, we are ready with our vehicle to pick you right at the main entrance of the hotel you stay