Experience hosted by Onur Kağan

  1. 12 hours
  2. Hosted in English

What you'll do

We will start our journey from Halicarnasos and witness the traces of ancient Carians, Dorians, Ionians, Persians, Macedonians, Romans, Byzantines, Seljuks, Menteşe Oğulları, Otomans and more on our way to amazing acient city of Herakleia once an important port city of Carian kingdom.

During this tour, you will visit all of these places such as, Beçin Castle, Ahmet Pasha Medresesi, Milas Museum, Hektamonos & Gümüşkesen Monumnets, Carpet museum, Restorated Ottoman houses, Zeus temple in Euromos, Athena Temple, Latmos castle and Necropolis in Herakleia and more...

This route is totally created according to my experiences and it is totally belongs to me so i assure you no guide could offer you such a rich and unbeliavable experience that lets you interact with many ancient cultures just in one road trip.

During this trip you will also have chance to meet local women in towns, buy their artworks, shop in local olive producs producer and eat in local restaurant next to bafa lake that offers so tasty organic local Turkish food...

This tour will show you the whole area between ancient south Ionia and ancient Halicarnasos.
We will start our journey from Halicarnasos and witness the traces of ancient Carians, Dorians, Ionians, Persians, Macedonians, Romans, Byzantines, Seljuks, Menteşe Oğulları, Otomans and more on our way to amazing acient city of Herakleia once an important port city of Carian kingdom.

During this tour, you will visit all of these places such as, Beçin Castle, Ahmet Pasha Medresesi, Milas Museum, Hektamonos & Gümüşkesen Monumnets, Carp…

What's included

  • Food
    Lunch is included in local restaurant with different kind of tasty plates a...
  • Drinks
    We will stop often to refress and drink cold/hot drinks. They are all inclu...
  • Transportation
    I am a driver since 2001.I never had an serious accident and i also had "Ad...

Meet your Host, Onur Kağan

Host on Airbnb since 2015
  • Identity verified
I have been a local in this region for more than 25 years. I am keen on history and the nature. Visited many countries and met many cultures along with their amazing past. I have followed my instincts to find out the stories of ancient ruins all around the world. Learnimg these stories and amazing history of our ancestors, now i am trying to share and show my guests what they have done, what they have left, how they have lived in these lands. My tours involves amazing architectural monuments, ancient ruins and stories of the past cultures lived throughout this region. Western anatolia has so many hidden gems that not many people aware of. If you are ready to discover them, here i am waiting for you as a local guide. You will definately have lots of memories and unforgettable experiences with me.
I have been a local in this region for more than 25 years. I am keen on history and the nature. Visited many countries and met many cultures along with their amazing past. I have followed my instincts to find out the stories of ancient ruins all around the world. Learnimg these stories and amazing history of our ancestors, now i am trying to share and show my guests what they have done, what they have left, how they have lived in these lands. My tours involves amazing architectural monuments, an…
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Where you'll be

In ancient times btw 3rd century BC and 7th century AD, west Anatolia was the heart of trade and culture. Along these years one local civilization called Carians made a big difference in the world history by building one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. However not many people know how these people lived, what kind of cities & monuments they have built, what difference they made in our history. So we will try to understand this.

Things to know

Guest requirements

You’ll need a photo that matches the one on your ID to confirm who’s actually going on this experience.
Guests ages 21 and up can attend, up to 3 guests total.
All participants must wear a protective face covering and practice social distancing.

What to bring

Hat
Swimsuit
Beach towels
Flip flops

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.