Dalyan is a big hamlet located at about 60 minutes drive from Marmaris. During Excursions to Marmaris Dalyan River you will visit this place which is pretty much untouched by the busy life of the outer world and has maintained its serenity. Dalyan has an appealing 7 km long coastline that is popularly known as the ‘turtle beach with golden sand’. The Loggerhead Caretta Caretta Turtles found on this shoreline are one of the endangered turtle species.
Marmaris Dalyan River excursion is very popular among our guests. There are a lot of things to do during your Dalyan excursion. The breathtaking Koycegiz Lake in between Dalyan and Marmaris is a notable attraction. You can take a boat ride through the lake and play around the Mud Baths at Sultaniye. The hot spring waters mixed with minerals such as sulfur and mud are great to enjoy.
The trip begins with a pick-up from your place at 08:30 am in the morning and ends up with a drop-off to your place at around 19:00 pm in the evening. The thermal springs, the mud bath and the hot spring baths are known to provide you with some secret health benefits. Your friends/ family accompanying you will have a great time playing in the mud baths here. After you are filled with all this fun, you are offered a specially cooked local cuisine for your lunch on the boat. The boat then moves along the pristine surroundings and reach the shore. On the way you can see the ancient Rock Tombs at the city site of Caunos, while you are watchig the Temple Tombs your tour guide will reveal you several of the legends and stories associated with this enchanting place.
Then you move on your boat to the Turtle Beach (Iztuzu beach) facing the Mediterranean Sea. You can swim in the fresh water lake just beside the beach and if you are lucky enough, you can see turtles moving around the beach. The entire trip from Marmaris to Dalyan moves across nature’s most pristine environment. The pick-up from the hotel, meals, entrance fees, river boats and guidance services are all included in the trip fee. Do not forget to bring your camera and click those pleasant moments as memoirs of your trip and share them with your friends.
Playing among the mud baths in Dalyan is great fun. Some say that they feel ten years younger when they are playing here, it is believed taking a mud bath here gives you some health benefits. Don’t worry, there are many showers nearby and you can clean-off before moving from here.
The Iztuzu beach is popularly known as the ‘Turtle Beach with Golden Sands’. This 7 km long stretch of shoreline is the breeding ground for the extinct Loggerhead Caretta Caretta Sea Turtles. You will be surprised to find a fresh water pond here just beside the beach very near to the sea.
You can see six temple tombs near the ancient city site of Caunos. Two of them are of Hellenistic origin and the four of them belong to Roman Era. Carved in the style of Lycian Rock Tombs, these rock tombs are the resting places of the kings of ancient city Caunos.