1. From Marmaris: Dalyan, Turtle Beach & Köyceğiz Tour w/ Lunch
Visit some of the top destinations on the Turkish Riviera with a day trip from Marmaris or İçmeler. Make your way to Turtle Beach near Dalyan and keep an eye out for the locals, admire Köyceğiz Lake, look out at the Lycian Tombs, and enjoy lunch on this full-day tour. Set off from Marmaris or İçmeler with pickup from your hotel in the morning. Once you arrive at Köyceğiz Lake, transfer from the bus to a boat and cross the lake. Take a dip in the hot water pools at Sultaniye or have a soak in the mud baths, a popular activity with locals and tourists alike. Enjoy a lunch of salad, pasta, and barbecue chicken or meatballs served on the boat. Sail through the Iztuzu Canal and, from the boat, admire the Lycian Tombs that are built into the cliffs and date back to the 4th century BC. Try your hand at crab fishing and see if you can catch some Blue Crabs. Arrive at the Dalyan Delta and look out for the Caretta Caretta or Loggerhead Turtles at the famous Turtle Beach. These large creatures can weigh between 300 to 400 pounds and the area is monitored by Turkey’s Environment and Forestry Ministry.