Experience hosted by Deniz

  1. 7 hours
  2. Hosted in English and Turkish

What you'll do

We hear the love story of Selene, the Goddess of the Moon, when we are walking in the ancient city of Heraklia founded by Lake Bafa and we will be surrounded by the huge rock formations of the Latmos Mountains. It’s said that when the beautiful Goddess Selene was combing her hair, she was using the lake as a mirror because of it’s clarity. The lake will welcome us with wild flowers.We will hike in most impressive landscape around 3 hours .Today’s highlights the Neolithic Age rock paintings (8000 b.c.) and Byzantine frescos.
Other things to note
Hiking shoes, hat, sunscream are highly recommended. Drinks extra.
We hear the love story of Selene, the Goddess of the Moon, when we are walking in the ancient city of Heraklia founded by Lake Bafa and we will be surrounded by the huge rock formations of the Latmos Mountains. It’s said that when the beautiful Goddess Selene was combing her hair, she was using the lake as a mirror because of it’s clarity. The lake will welcome us with wild flowers.We will hike in most impressive landscape around 3 hours .Today’s…

What's included

  • Food
  • Transportation
    Hotel Pickup

Meet your Host, Deniz

Host on Airbnb since 2020
  • 1 Review
  • Identity verified
I was born in the spring of 1971 in İzmir.
Beginning of the 90’s while studying at the Middle East Technical University Psychology Department,then began to study Professional Tour Guiding in the Aegean University Deaprtment of Touristic Studies.
He settled in Bodrum. He ran the local operations of a tour agency and took guests around Bodrum’s mountains by 4WD for over 5 years.
He traveled around Anatolia for weeks with his guests. Sometimes walked the pathways, sometimes cycled all the way from Antalya to Bodrum. He cannoed in its bays and coves.
The most famous of his guests was Paul Salopek, a journalist- author with 2 Pulitzer awards. He walked over Turkish landscape for two months with him as part of his “Out of Eden Project”. This journey took its place on the pages of National Geographic magazine.
I was born in the spring of 1971 in İzmir.
Beginning of the 90’s while studying at the Middle East Technical University Psychology Department,then began to study Professional Tour Guiding in the Aegean University Deaprtment of Touristic Studies.
He settled in Bodrum. He ran the local operations of a tour agency and took guests around Bodrum’s mountains by 4WD for over 5 years.
He traveled around Anatolia for weeks with his guests. Sometimes walked the pathways, sometimes cycled al…
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From $66/ person

$66 per person
$66 per person
$66 per person

Where you'll be

Ancient city of Heraklia
Huge rock formations of the Latmos Mountains
Wild flowers
Neolithic Age rock paintings
Byzantine frescos

1 review

Graham
April 2021
Great day out! Fabulous hike with fantastic views, lots of history and great company. Denis and Akilay were brilliant hosts!

Choose from available dates

4 available
  • Wed, Dec 8
    8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    $66 per person
  • Wed, Dec 15
    8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    $66 per person
  • Wed, Dec 22
    8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    $66 per person
  • Wed, Dec 29
    8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    $66 per person

Activity advisory

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Cancel up to 7 days before the Experience start time for a full refund, or within 24 hours of booking as long as the booking is made more than 48 hours before the start time.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

What to bring

Hiking shoes

Hat, sunscream