Kekova: Atlantis’s Twin
To start our program of Belek Kekova Sunken City Tour, on the appointed day in the morning, the driver will pick you up from your hotel in Belek and drive you through the beautiful, scenic countryside. Upon arrival, we will get the car off and begin to explore the places we will visit in the tour day.
We will go to the port of Kekova and take a boat to begin our exploration of the underwater city. You will enjoy this experience because you will be observing the ruins below the sea level from a boat.
It is supposed that the ancient Lycian city of Kekova was buried to the sea after a very strong earthquake. Since then, water has kept buildings as they are and today, the place is inhabited only by fish.
Our boat will slowly float over the city. You will see ancient monuments and various buildings, including a Byzantine church. Professional English speaking guides on board will tell you the stories and legends about them.
Let’s Visit the Ancient Lands
Next, we’ll head to Myra.
Myra is famous for having the most famous Lycian tombs in Turkey, carved into the rocks at the high hills. They will leave you amazed. Thus, get your camera ready!
Also, you will learn about the history and culture of the area where amazing stories and legends originated, before leaving the place.You will learn about what life of ancient population who lived here in those eras, and you will have the opportunity to visit the amphitheater. In a nutshell, both your gallery and cultural accumulation will be full!
The Tomb of St. Nicholas in Demre
Then, we will go to Demre to visit the sacred place where Saint Nicholas is buried. In other words, we will visit Santa Claus’s tomb! Thus, thousands of believers come here every year to pray. Also, the church is a museum and people can enjoy the well-preserved frescoes on the walls and ceiling.
When we end the trip in Demre, we’ll visit a local restaurant next to the Church of St. Nicholas to have a delicious lunch.
The End of Belek Kekova Sunken City Tour
After the lunch, we’ll go to the place where a driver will be waiting for you to take you back to your hotel. The journey will take place along beautiful country roads with beautiful scenery…
To sum up, Belek Kekova Sunken City Tour is a journey full of lovely sceneries, history, culture and more. Thus, if you like the content, you should contact us to book it!
(PS: The route might change on the tour day!)