Marmaris Village Tour
Spend a great day out in rural surroundings. Discover Traditional Turkey by visiting villages, tasting traditional food, organic local honey and herbal teas; communicate with the locals who will welcome you with a great hospitality. Enjoy pure nature and beautiful countryside while visiting natural Turgut waterfall, 2000 year old plane tree. Visit famous Kizkumu Beach in Orhaniye village to refresh yourself and experience walking on water.
Village tour starts around 9:30 am. After pick up at the hotel you will drive from the busy Marmaris town to the quiet and beautiful countryside. In 30-40 minutes you will stop in Bayir village. You will visit a small mosque there to learn more about religious traditions in Turkey. Then relax under the shadow of 2000 year old plane tree which is believed to be a “wishing tree”. And taste delicious local honey (flower, pine and eucalyptus). Then you will visit a village school (opened from the middle of September to the middle of June), meet children there and get an idea about the education system in Turkey.
Next stop will be in Turgut village to visit a beautiful natural waterfall and 300 year old watermill. You can refresh yourself swimming in ice-cold water. Then you will have lunch at a nice local restaurant (fish or chicken grill with salad and traditional Turkish bread). After lunch you will visit a traditional village house where you can taste organic herbal teas offered by the local family.
On the way back to Marmaris you will have one more stop in Orhaniye village which is very famous for its Kizkumu Beach (Mermaid sand). There is 600 meter long and 2 meter wide sand spit there that allows you to walk on water. Get this unforgettable experience, swim in warm Aegean Sea and relax on the beautiful beach. Camel ride is optional for an extra charge. You will be back at the hotel between 5:00 – 5:30 pm.
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- Local guide
- Personal expenses
- Do not forget to bring your camera.
- Be sure to wear comfortable clothes and shoes.