Villages Tour form Oludeniz
Get off the beaten tourist track walked by most on their holiday in Oludeniz and experience some of "real" Turkey in the beautiful villages that surround Oludeniz.
Just half an hours drive from your hotel in Oludeniz you'll find picturesque villages - a little different from what's expected in the holiday resorts built for tourists. The villages have been lived in for hundreds of years and are a great way for holidaymakers to get a glimpse into the way of life for ordinary Turkish families and experience some of these local peoples genuine hospitality.
Watermills and Waterfalls at Bayir and Turgut Villages
We'll begin our villages from from Oludeniz by picking you up from your hotel/villa in a comfortable, air-conditioned mini-bus and driving half an hour into Bayir Village - a beautiful mountain village with a rich history dating as far back as 200BC! Known for it's natural honey production, we'll also discover the famous ancient tree that proudly stands in the centre of the village, throughout centuries people have believed walking around this has the power to extend life! On our stop at Bayir village we'll stop at the lovely canyon with it's 300 year old watermill
The beautiful waterfall at Bayir village also provides a refreshing challenge!
Next we'll continue the tour to Turgut Village, where we'll visit the beautiful local mosque and often get treated to a nice tour from the friendly and welcoming priest. We'll also learn about some ritual customs.
Stop for Lunch
A highlight of the local village tour from Oludeniz is stopping for a delicious authentic lunch hosted by a local family in their home!
The Tranquil Bay of Marmaris
Where better to finish our guided day tour than at the idyllic bay of Marmaris. Reverred for it's pine and olive clad mountains, this tranquil bay is a great place to swim, drink, eat, shop and sunbathe.
Travel back to your Hotel in Oludeniz
After a brilliant day exploring some of the local villages around Oludeniz we'll make our way back to your hotel in time to catch dinner!
The real Turkey is not as far as you may think. A half - hour drive can take you to small villages and the local people with genuine hospitality.
This picturesque day out starts with a break at the watermill in Bayir Village the waterfall is a refreshing challenge.
A visit to the mosque in Turgut Village may break the barriers between the religions and inform you about the ritual customs.
After having lunch in an authentic atmosphere you will be hosted by a local family in their traditional house.
The last stop to tranquil bay of Marmaris tops off this idyllic day.
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What you're paying for
- A delicious lunch at at local house
- Transfers to and from your hotel/villa in Oludeniz
- A Friendly and knowledgable OludenizExcursions Tour Guide
Timings of the trip
As with all our excursions, you will be picked-up from your hotel, and returned back to your hotel after the trip.
Hotel Pickup: 9.30am
Hotel Return: 5pm
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The remainder of the payment will be made in Oludeniz, when on an arranged date that is convenient for you a OludenizExcursions.com representative will meet you at your hotel to collect payment and assist you with anything you may need.
Why are we so well priced? In order to give you the best possible prices, we calculate excursion costs daily based on the English - Turkish exchange rate.