At B&R we make it incredibly easy for you to journey with your friends, family, colleagues or on your own. Create your own private trip by taking over one of our dates—or we can request a fresh one. Prices are sliding scale to suit the number of travellers. Interested in tweaking the itinerary? We can do that too. Ask us for details!
The right number of like-minded travellers to make new friends.
Your dates. Your group. Our expertly-designed itinerary.
Tailored to your interests, a bespoke travel experience.
Combines the hallmarks of any B&R itinerary (excellent hotels and beautiful routes) with the freedom of pacing each day exactly the way you like.
Throughout the day, a knowledgeable local guide provides insider access and expert tips. At night, you can explore and dine on your own.
Our B&R guides are with you throughout, anticipating needs, translating languages, providing advice and—above all—facilitating fun.
- Difficulty Level
Level 1: Occasional
Biking – 40-50 km (25-30 mi.) a day over relatively flat terrain with a few small hills—all very manageable for people trying their first biking trip.
Walking – 6-10 km (4-6 mi.) a day on country lanes, footpaths and coastal or forest trails, all on relatively flat terrain, perhaps with an occasional hill.
Level 2: Recreational
Biking – 40-50 km (25-30 mi.) a day over terrain that’s relatively flat but will include inclines and the occasional climb or two.
Walking – 8-12 km (5-7 mi.) a day over relatively flat terrain, with occasional steeper climbs.
Level 3: Enthusiast
Biking – 40-50 km (25-30 mi.) a day in gently rolling countryside, with occasional longer climbs to points that are well worth the effort.
Walking – 11-15 km (7-10 mi.) a day over rolling terrain on a variety of surfaces. Most days, one or two steeper climbs to spectacular viewpoints or places of interest.
Level 4: Avid
Biking – Roughly 50 km (30 mi.) a day in consistently rolling countryside, with repeated climbs and longer options available.
Walking – 11-15 km (7-10 mi.) over terrain that varies between rolling and hilly, with a few steeper climbs.
Level 5: Expert
Biking – 50-60 km (30-45 mi.) a day over both level and tougher, hillier terrain with multiple 100 km (62 mi.) options. The routes are designed for avid cyclists and include plenty of chances to push yourself.
Walking – 11-15 km (7-10 mi.) a day over fairly hilly terrain offering lots of challenges. Routes are along high meadow paths and/or well-maintained cliffside or alpine trails, with a few steep ascents to make you feel invigorated.
Chart the Turquoise Coast onboard the Lycian Queen
Turkey has it all: a stunning coastline of over 5,000 miles, clout as the inspiration for the word ‘turquoise’ (brought into our lexicon to describe the colour of the sea around its southern shores); breath-taking natural wonders and a rich cultural heritage encompassing Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman influences; more Greek ruins than Greece; and more Roman ruins than Italy! On this trip, you’ll experience Turkey from your luxury gulet as you sail from island to island. Onboard, wellness practices and time to rejuvenate before hopping off to hike ancient relics and stunning coastal peaks.
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Day by Day
Rendezvous in the Datça Peninsula then strike out on a hike among an oasis of bays, olive groves and arid hills before we set sail for the perfect swimming location.
Rise with the sun this morning over yoga then hop on land to explore the hills of Icmeler on foot before it's back on the turquoise waters to explore some sea caves.
Explore Ekincik on land to discover ancient Lycian tombs carved into the cliffs. Back on our gulet, lounge on the deck or dive in for a swim before a sunset aperitif.
Hike along a scenic ancient trail frequented by local shepherds and sample local delicacies along the way. Tonight, wander Gocek at your own pace.
Arrive in the ancient city of Cadyanda for a glimpse into what life once was then meet our local friends who will host us for lunch and introduce us to authentic cuisine.
Embark on a hike to Kayaköy with a Local Expert who will share the local culture and history along the way making for a fascinating journey.
Cruise to the charming town of Fethiye with occasional stops for adventures along the way. A special final evening together awaits, set in the ultimate scenic location.
This morning relax over breakfast before disembarking at a port near the city centre of Göcek for your onward travels. Farewell!
Amble ancient lanes
Climb aboard the Lycian Queen, a traditional Gulet built and designed in the Black Sea region of Turkey, an area famous for high-quality ship building. At a length of 37 metres, this small-group yacht is equipped with 8 private cabins and many water-based amenities. The main deck features two different seating areas—one shaded, one sun-drenched—to enjoy meals and bask in quality “open-air” relaxation time.
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This trip is appropriate for travellers who enjoy going for a good walk and can handle an incline or two and mountainous terrain. Several of these walks take place on ancient mountain trails and cannot be supported by vehicle. Hikes can be made harder or easier depending on you comfort level and needs.
What’s included? Everything you need. Plus everything you’d
want. Plus a few things you never knew you wanted ‘til you got them.
In a word: everything. In ninety words? Signature B&R guides; local experts; unique, unforgettable biking and walking routes; private tours; authentic local cuisine; lessons and demonstrations; local artisanal wines; wine tastings; all victuals and libations; all the endorphins you can handle; new insight; interesting, fun and like-minded travel companions; a feeling of total freedom. In short: an extraordinary, hassle-free journey of discovery.
- Yacht accommodation
- Meals as indicated with wine as chosen by your guide
- Services of guide(s) and support vehicles
- Use of lightweight, telescoping walking sticks
- Detailed maps, route suggestions and water bottle
- All special events and private tours
- All transportation from rendezvous to dropoff
- All baggage transportation
- All gratuities for baggage, porters and hotel service
Walking Poles & Backpack
Included with all walking trips are telescoping walking poles and custom-made 13L backpacks to comfortably conceal your essentials within lockable zippers. The walking poles get “recycled” for use by another B&R traveller. The backpack, however, is yours to keep at trip’s end and folds up for easy packing. See Equipment Details
Sometimes your B&R trip simply isn’t long enough! Extend your stay for the best vacation possible. If you wish to spend a few days in region either before or after your official B&R trip, and need assistance making those plans, your B&R Travel Advisor can help.
Call us to create an independent travel experience that fits your needs—we can also arrange for a local guide.
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