Demre, Myra, Kekova Sunken City Private Tour

Duration
  • 12 Hours
Tour Type
  • Private Tour
Activity Level
  • Medium
Season
  • All Year Round
Tour Theme
  • Historical
  • ·
  • Archeological
Perfect for
  • Family
  • ·
  • Friends
  • ·
  • Groups

Tour Details

Experience the beauty and culture of Antalya’s coastal region with this full-day excursion. Start the day with a pick-up from your hotel, then journey to the ancient city of Demre, home to the well-known Saint Nicholas Church. Explore the church and learn about its history and significance. Next, visit the ancient city of Myra, known for its well-preserved theater and rock-cut tombs. After touring Myra, hop on a boat for a cruise along the Kekova coastline. Admire the crystal clear waters and breathtaking views as you pass by underwater ruins and secluded beaches. End the day with a relaxing swim in the Mediterranean before being dropped off back at your hotel. This tour is a perfect blend of history, culture, and relaxation.

On the day of your tour, you’ll be picked up from your hotel at a pre-arranged time and taken to the first stop of your adventure. This stop is in Kemer, a beautiful tourist spot just outside the city center of Antalya. At Kemer, you’ll get to savor a delicious and energizing breakfast at a restaurant with breathtaking panoramic views of Kumluca.

After the breakfast stop at Kemer, the bus will make its way to the charming Kekova harbor. When you arrive at the port, you’ll board a boat for a leisurely and educational tour. This particular boat features a glass bottom, making it perfect for viewing the ruins of the sunken ancient city. On the boat ride, you’ll be able to see underwater structures and stairs leading down to the sunken city. A knowledgeable tour guide will provide a detailed history of the Lycian ancient city. As the boat cruises towards Kekova Island, you’ll also have the opportunity to see the defensive walls and ruins of a Byzantine church.

Demre & Myra & Kekova Tour Antalya

After sailing back to the port, you’ll continue on the bus to the ancient city of Myra. The tour guide will tell you about the city’s famous rock-cut tombs and amphitheatre. The tour will then head to Demre and the Church of Saint Nicholas. This important religious site is well-known for its marble sarcophagus, which is believed by many to be the original tomb of St. Nicholas. Today, the church serves as a museum and attracts thousands of visitors annually.

During this tour, you’ll also have the opportunity to enjoy a freshly prepared lunch at a local restaurant in the area. Use this time to relax, as it’s the final stop of the excursion. After the lunch break, the bus will begin its journey back to Antalya. The full-day tour ends when you return to your hotel, where you’ll be left with wonderful memories and positive feelings from this unique exploration.

Experience the beauty of the Turkish coast and journey through time on the Demre & Myra & Kekova Full-Day Tour & Boat Trip. You’ll have the chance to marvel at archaeological sites and stunning landscapes, and take a boat ride on a glass-bottom boat to explore a sunken ancient city. This tour offers a perfect blend of relaxation and sightseeing in a peaceful and enjoyable setting.

Demre & Myra & Kekova Tour Antalya is designed for you and your friends or family. The displayed price is per person for a group of 4, but rates may vary for smaller or larger groups. Contact us for more information and to customize your tour. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to experience the unique and captivating history on a private tour.

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Sights

  • Antalya
  • ·
  • Turkey

Highlights

Demre
Myra
St.Nicolas Church
Kekova
Sunken City
Boat Trip

Departure Location

Antalya Airport & Antalya Hotels

Inclusions

Sightseeings in the Tour Program
Professional Official Tour Guidance
Entrance Fees
Transfers on a Private Basis
Lunch
Local Taxes

Exclusions

Beverages
Personal Expenses
Tips

Add-ons

Jeep Safari & Rafting Tour in Antalya

Tour Program

06:30 Pickup

Your exciting adventure begins in the morning, when you’ll be picked up from your hotel in Antalya at a predetermined time. You’ll travel in a modern, comfortable, and air-conditioned vehicle to ensure a relaxing and enjoyable experience.

08:30Kekova Boat Cruise

After being picked up from your hotel, the bus will take you to the charming harbor for a memorable boat ride. The boat has a breathtaking glass bottom, making it the perfect way to explore the sunken ancient city of Kekova. As you sail, you’ll have the chance to see the ruins of various structures in the sunken city. If you’d like to relax, you can sunbathe on the upper deck of the boat. The boat ride is also a great chance to take in the crystal clear waters and peaceful landscape.

10:00Ancient City Myra

After returning to shore, the bus will take you to the ancient city of Myra. This city is famous for its rock-cut tombs and impressive amphitheatre. The tour guide will provide you with important information about the history and significance of Myra.

12:30Lunch

The final stop of your tour is Demre, followed by a lunch break at a local restaurant. The lunch includes some delicious and freshly made dishes.

13:30Demre โ€“ Saint Nicholas Church

Next on the tour is the Church of Saint Nicholas in Demre. This popular destination is known for its marble sarcophagus and is believed by many to be the original tomb of St. Nicholas. Today, the church serves as a museum and attracts thousands of visitors annually. The tour guide will tell you about the connection between Saint Nicholas and Santa Claus.

18:30 Return Back

After the lunch break, the bus will begin its journey back to Antalya. The Antalya Kekova Sunken City Tour ends when you return to your hotel, at which point you’ll be filled with energy, lasting memories, and positive emotions.


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FAQ

How can I change the tour itinerary?

Customizable itineraries where you may choose sightseeings as per your taste & comfort. The tour program listed is representative and may completely change to suit your wishes. Feel free to say hello to us!

What is the difference between Private and Regular SIC Tours?

Private tours only include your group, your guide, and your driver. We offer the most personalized and intimate experience for you and your friends/family in a private tour! Regular SIC tours stand for Seat-in-Coach Basis Tours, which means you will share an air-conditioned coach or van with other tourists and you will have an English-speaking tour guide to take you to all the scenic spots listed in the itinerary that day. While the prices of private tours may vary according to the number of people, the prices of regular tours are fixed.

What languages are available for tours?

Our private tours are operated in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Japanese. Feel free to contact us for any other languages.

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