Demre-Myra-Kekova from Alanya, Tour Demre-Myra-Kekova -cost 2019

Demre-Myra-Kekova from Alanya

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Demre, Myra, Kekova — the most popular places that Christians visit during their holidays in Alanya mostly. This culture tour organized by our company attracts attention with its rich history and beauty not only for rich Christian world but also other religious members. Our daily excursion to Demre-Mira-Kekova from Alanya starts with pick up your from hotels early morning. Shortly, we will stop on road for breakfast and other personal needs. During journey, our guide gives you detailed information about Turkey, these wonderful cultural places. Organized trip named Demre-Myra-Kekova from Alanya we're gonna visit to Kekova island which is known as Turkey's largest non-human island, underwater sunken city, rock cemeteries, Mira antique city, Nicolas's church.
Firstly, we visit Demre, which was more important Byzantine period's cities.
After having visited some historical places, your are head to Mira city, locating a few kilometers far from Demre, set in rocks overlooking the sea, richer with ruins, tombs, Lucian inscriptions spread out over a wide area. This ancient city is famous especially for Lycian Period Rock Tombs and Roman Theater too which has 29 seats and 9-10 thousand spectators capacity. These rock tombs, inscriptions, coins show that Myra has survived from the 5th century BC. One of Byzantine period leading cities Myra as well as religious aspect, is also known as the place where Saint Nicholas lived. St. Nicholas, who was city bishop in the 4th century AD, reached the rank of Saint following his death and built church in his name. In addition to being a worship place, it is particular importance that the sarcophagus of St. Nicholas (Santa Claus) is here. You will be heading to Nicholas church following lunch break in Mira.
Excursion to Demre-Myra-Kekova from Alanya continues with the next destination, that is an ancient Kekova where is impossible for human life because of formed rocks. Here we go on boat tour by wooden ships. During trip Demre-Myra-Kekova from Alanya participants find an opportunity for watching sunken city from boat, takes about 1.5 hours. Kekova is surrounded by ruins. This quite enjoyable boat journey continues an hour and a half till island. Dolkisthe ancient city's remains on this island are quite abundant, as a result of earthquakes or landslides, Kekova remained under water, but you can still see underwater remains.
During Demre-Myra-Kekova from Alanya, short swimming break can also be provided when weather and sea are available. After full boat trip, we return harbor, depart on our way to hotel.
History lovers can get information on our web site about another historical tour like Kurshunlu-Aspendos-Side from Alanya

NOTE: For children under 6 years old, we do not provide a separate seat in the bus. Children sit with adults (in their arms). If you want your child under 6 years of age to occupy seat on the bus, when ordering excursions, issue your children as children aged (7-12) years old.

Program

  • Departure from the hotel;
  • Stop for breakfast in the mountains;
  • Walk on a yacht near the sunken city of Kekova + stop for swimming;
  • Stop for lunch at the restaurant (buffet, drinks are extra charge);
  • Visit to the Icon Center with consecrated icons;
  • Visit to the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, pilgrimage to the sarcophagus;
  • Visit the "Ancient City Myra" (Roman Theater and Lycian Rock Tombs);
  • Departure from the territory;
  • Return to hotels
Tour daysMonday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday
Tour hours
04:00 - 22:00
IncludesTransfer from / to the hotel, Air-conditioned bus, Walk on a yacht near the sunken city of Kekova, Lunch at the restaurant (buffet, drinks are extra charge), Insurance during the tour, Guide services, Entrance ticket to the “Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker”, Entry ticket to the “Antique City of the Myra”.
ExcludesDrinks, personal needs
Don't ForgetsComfortable clothes and shoes, headgear, sunglasses and cream, swimsuit or swimming trunks, towels, change of clothes, camera, money to pay for additional services, breakfast (lunch package) which should be ordered at the hotel
Adults 47
Children (7 - 12) 23
Infants (0 - 6)Free
All inclusive excursion to Demre-Myra-Kekova from Alanya is one of the best Alanya daily trip for lovers of history and who wishing to visit holy places. During the tour to Demre-Myra-Kekova you will visit the town of Demre, where thousands of pilgrims gather in the church of St. Nicholas.
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