An hour’ s walk from Olympos brings you to the natural phenomenon of Cirali. Known by the local inhabitants as the “burning mountain” (Yanartas), it is a result of escaping natural gas, whose flames have been shooting heavenwards for centuries. Homer’ s Iliad tells the tale of Chimaira as well…
DAILY BOAT TRIPS
Trip 1. A daily boat trip from the bay of Cirali / Olympos will cruise along the edges of the Olympos fortress to Porto Ceneviz, Coban Limani and Sazak. The boat trip will take you along the deeply fissured coastal region visitng the many inlets and coves. Wonderful and natural harbours with fine secluded sandy beaches. …..
Cirali beach, extending for three kilometers (2 mi.), is one of the few protected beaches where the Caretta caretta sea turtles lay their eggs. The Çirali Beach on a moonlite nights. Caretta caretta return to these shores where they are born after they reach maturity to lay their eggs, having travelled thousands of miles to get here. This ritual that has continued for millions of years will continue to take place as long as we protect the environment on these beaches.
Turkey is one of the best places for scuba diving in the mediterranean sea / Aegean Sea and it offers the best diving holiday & trips in Turkey.
Perfect route with stunning views, fantastic swimming bays, rough terrain downhills and steep climbs.