Self Drive Turquoise Coast

Tour Information

Self Drive Tour

  • Day 1

    Day 1

    Pick up your rental car in Antalya Airport and start exploring right away to the ancient cities in the east of Antalya.

  • Day 2

    Day 2

    Explore the ancient city of Termessos, Kaleici and Antalya Archaeology Museum before driving to Olympos.

  • Day 3

    Day 3

    Drive to the small fishing village Kas and give a visit to the Church of Saint Nicholas in Demre where Santa was born.

  • Day 4

    Day 4

    Spend the day at leisure in Kas or join a daily cruise trip. You can take a ferry to the Greek island of Meis.

  • Day 5

    Day 5

    Drive to Kalkan today after breakfast and don't forget to take a swimming break in Kaputas Beach on the way.

  • Day 6

    Day 6

    Patara ancient city by one of the most beautiful beaches of the Turquoise Coast is recommended for today.

  • Day 7

    Day 7

    Leave your hotel in the morning for a walk in the Saklikent gorge before visiting the Kayakoy village nearby Fethiye.

  • Day 8

    Day 8

    A daily boat trip from Fethiye to Butterfly Valley is highly recommended today.

  • Day 9

    Day 9

    Take a boat trip in the maze of reeds in Dalyan and dive into world famous mud baths before swimming in Iztuzu beach.

  • Day 10

    Day 10

    Visit the Saint Peter's Castle and the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus before checking in to your hotel in Bodrum. Enjoy the phenomenal views from a hill with windmills.

  • Day 11

    Day 11

    Drive to Bodrum airport to drop your car and take a flight to your next destination or back home.

Self Drive Turquoise Coast
  • Old city of Antalya and its environs
  • The Ancient Theater of Aspendos
  • Archaeology Museum of Antalya
  • The Ancient city of Olimpos
  • Kaputas Beach
  • Kalkan and Kas Towns
  • Patara Ancient City
  • Saklikent
  • Butterfly Valley
  • Rock cut Roman Graves in Dalyan
  • Mud baths of Dalyan
  • Oludeniz (Dead Sea) nearby Fethiye
  • Cruising the Turquoise waters
  • Underwater Archaeology Museum of Bodrum
  • Mausoleum of Halicarnassus

The Turquoise Coastline of Turkey attracts millions of tourists every year with different expectations. Hikers, sailors, cruisers, sea-sun-sand worshippers and outdoor passionates all come to the beautiful south west coastline of our country and find exactly what they want. If you would like to explore the Turquoise Coast at its best, we highly recommend you to follow the below itinerary with our assistance so you can explore everything the Aegean Waters has to offer.

Day 1 – Antalya

Pick up your car in Antalya airport and we recommend you to explore the ancient cities in the East of the city before checking in to your hotel in the old city of Antalya; Kaleici. Side, Perge and Aspendos cities are all located within an hour driving distance from the airport and you can rest in one of the natural parks on the way and rest by one of the waterfalls like Kursunlu or Manavgat. Overnight in Antalya.

Day 2 – Kaleici, Termessos or Antalya Museum

After a relaxing breakfast at your hotel, choose one of the things to do in Antalya. You can visit the ancient city of Termessos or explore the old city on your own. You can visit the Archaeology Museum of Antalya or just spend the day at the beach in Konyaalti. Drive to Olimpos in the afternoon and check in to your hotel. A visit to the Chimera is recommended tonigh to see the natural flames coming from the deadliest breath of the monster trapped underneath. Overnight in Olympos.

Day 3 – Olimpos to Kas

Get ready at your hotel for one of the most scenic drives of your tour. After a breakfast in your hotel, drive to the small fishing village of Kas and don’t forget to visit the ancient harbor of Phaselis and the Church of Saint Nicholas (Santa Claus) on your way. Overnight in Kas.

Day 4 – Kas

You can take a daily boat trip, go to diving or pay a visit to one of the nearest Greek island to Turkey; Meis.

Day 5 – Kas to Kalkan

You will be driving to Kalkan today and we recommend to drive with swim suites in the trunk. A stop by the Kaputas beach is recommended on the way. Overnight in Kalkan.

Day 6 – Kalkan

You can visit the ancient city of Patara today or just spend the day at leisure in your hotel. Overnight in Kalkan.

Day 7 – Kalkan to Fethiye

Leave your hotel in the morning for a walk in the Saklikent gorge where you can take a lunch break. Arrive to Fethiye in the afternoon and explore a nice walk in the old abandoned Kayakoy village. Overnight in Fethiye.

Day 8 – Fethiye

Take a boat trip today from Fethiye and see the Butterfly Valley. Overnight in Fethiye.

Day 9 – Fethiye to Dalyan

After breakfast at your hotel, drive to Dalyan town and check in to your hotel before exploring the area. You can take a boat trip to the world famous mud baths of Dalyan and swim in Iztuzu beach where you can encounter the Caretta Carettas. Overnight in Dalyan.

Day 10 – Dalyan to Bodrum

Drive to Bodrum after breakfast at your hotel and visit the Bodrum Underwater Archaeology Museum before checking in to your hotel. You can visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World; Mausoleum in Bodrum and drive up to the hills to see the windmills and the spectacular views of Bodrum city. Overnight in Bodrum.

Day 11 – Bodrum Airport

Leave your hotel in the morning and drive Bodrum airport for a flight to your next destination or back home.

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