This tour in southern Turkey will run for 12 days comprising of 2,700 kilometers. You will visit historical and cultural sites, ride along beautiful coastal roads with stunning views, stop for Turkish tea in canyons and waterfalls, check out Cappadocia, meet friendly locals, and sample the delicious home-cooked Turkish cuisine along the way. What are you waiting for? Book your tour now!
Accommodation on this tour includes staying in independent good quality hotels for a good night’s rest after a great day of riding. All your hotels are personally sourced and checked. They are boutique and 3 & 4-star hotels, all with fantastic individual qualities.
Arrive at Antalya Airport (AYT) and Turkey Motorbike Tours will organize your transfer to a hotel in Kemer. It’s roughly a 1-hour transfer. At the hotel, you will meet the tour group and bike leader. Afterward, you'll have a short tour briefing and evening dinner. You will stay overnight in Kemer before the tour starts in the following morning.
After a good breakfast, you will depart from Antalya and head to Alanya via mountain and coastal roads stopping off for lunch at a waterfall. You’ll then visit the historical seaside town Side (pronounced Sid Eh) for tea and a look round. Upon arrival at Alanya, you will stay overnight at a fantastic hotel. You'll have a free evening to explore Alanya.
Depart from Alanya, ride between the mountains and the sea, and stop to visit a seaside castle. After riding by the sea, you will arrive at Silifke. You'll visit the Caves of Heaven and Hell (as named by the locals) before an overnight stay at your hotel. You will go to next fishing town for a fantastic seafood dinner. There will be other menu options if fish isn’t your thing.
Today, you will leave behind the sea views and ride from Silifke to Karaman via twisty mountain roads to visit the old Alahan Monastery on top of the mountain. It’s one of the best clear views from the mountains. You'll have a short stop to look around and enjoy the view. Afterward, you will carry on riding through mountain roads at a peak of over 200 meters before stopping in Karaman for your overnight stay. You will be free to have dinner in the local town or at your hotel.
You will depart Karaman to ride on mountain roads to your lunch break at a trout farm. After lunch, you'll head to the magical town of Ürgüp and the famous Cappadocia fairy chimneys where you will stay for 2 nights. Your small unique luxurious boutique hotel is built within the caves and is a sight to behold. It has a collection of over 1,000 records to listen to and you can also unwind by the fireplace after a long day ride. You will have dinner and drinks at the hotel later in the evening.
This will be your free day to relax and make the most of being in the magical Cappadocia. You can explore the area and fairy chimneys on foot or by bike, do a bicycle tour, or try a hot air balloon tour for truly fantastic photos. The balloon trip starts very early at 06:00 but highly recommended and worth it.
You'll depart the beautiful Cappadocia at 09:00, ride to your first stop to explore an underground city and caves, and have Çay (Turkish tea) with the locals. Your next stop will be roughly a 45-minute ride away for lunch on the river Turkish style. You’ll then head to Konya for your overnight stay. Konya is a very famous town for its food and whirling dervishes dance known as the Mevlana. In the evening, you will watch a fantastic live traditional Mevlana show.
In the morning, you will visit the Mevlana museum just opposite your hotel. You'll then jump on the bikes, head towards Eğirdir Lake to Beyşehir for your lunch break. You will ride by the lake on lots of twisty roads with amazing views, through small old villages where you will have a tea break with the locals. After tea, you’ll have approximately 2 hours of the ride to Eğirdir for your overnight stay at a hotel by the lake with perfect views. You can have dinner in the town's kebab restaurant with many different selections of traditional Turkish kebab.
Today, you'll ride to see a special lake of which there are only 2 in the world. The lake contains the same stone as the planet Mars has and is also the highest lake above sea level in Turkey. After lunch by the lake, you'll ride straight to the town of Pamukkale which is famous for its natural hot spring baths. The hot springs are just what’s needed after a day’s ride. The entrance fee for this is not included. You'll then have a free evening to relax at your hotel which has its own thermal pool.
You'll depart from Pamukkale, head towards the mountains, and stop for tea breaks. Afterward, you will then ride through twisty mountain roads to your lunch break in the pine forest. After lunch, you'll ride to Dalyan, then you can explore the town and experience the famous mud baths. After arriving in Fethiye, you will have dinner in the fish market in town by the sea.
Today will be your last day of the ride. Your first stop will be Saklikent Canyon to have a little look round and then you will head to the Lycian town of Myra, famous for the birthplace of Father Christmas. You will then ride your last coastal roads back to Antalya and your hotel. Once the bikes have been returned with the usual inspection and paper work sorted, you'll celebrate finishing a motorbike adventure tour of Turkey that you won’t forget. You can drink as much as you like as you won’t be riding next day.
Today, you will be transferred to Antalya Airport (AYT) for your flight back home.
Turkey is one of the world’s most popular and beautiful motorbike riding destinations. it is a country bordered by 3 different seas with beautiful beaches and coves, breathtaking natural wonders and scenery, unique historical and archaeological sites, and friendly locals. Turkey has around 8 months of sunshine a year and, most importantly, over 7,000 kilometers of beautiful coastline. During this motorcycle tour, you will visit several nice places in the southern part of Turkey. This bike tour will show you the best of beautiful southern Turkey.
Breakfast will be served daily and you will also have 3 dinners throughout this tour. Turkish food is always cooked fresh and offers an excellent variety of meat and vegetarian dishes.
Please arrive at Antalya Airport (AYT) and Turkey Motorbike Tours will pick you up from the airport. This pick-up is included in the price.