Dalyan Delight Tour

Dalyan Delight Tour

It takes an hour to get to Dalyan. According to the itineary before we get to Dalyan. We get on the boat and cruis up the river to go to the Mud baths first, it is good fun. After having mud bath, we go for lunch. The boats we sail away on Dalyan River, they are self protected for the nature life for the Caretta Careattas and the other fish in the Dalyan River. We can have either fish (trout), meatballs or grilled chicken. They all are served with chips and rice. After lunch we cruise all the way down the river to examine where sea meets the river Dalyan where we stop for 2 hours on the Turtle beach where loggerhead Turtle lay their eggs.

Dalyan achieved international fame in 1986. When developers wanted to build a luxury hotel on the nearby iztuzu Beach a breeding ground for the endangered loggerhead sea turtle species, the incident created major international storm when David Beilamy championed the cause of the conservationists. The development Project was stopped and the beach is now a protected area. Dalyan means fishing weir in Turkish, Bass, Mullet and Sea bream swim up stream from the sea to Koycegiz lake the fish Sprawn there and when returning to the sea, they are caught in the dalyans. Iztuzu Beach (Turtle Beach) near the village of the same name is a popular area for sunbathing and swimming. The beach is well - known fort he Caretta – Caretta (loggerhead sea turtle), which have existed for 95 million years. International animal organizations monitor and protect the turtles nesting grounds in Turkey. The beach is closed during the period of the time.

Did you know?

  • That Dalyan Beach has been chosen the cleanest beach in Europe
  • That the film African Queen has been filmed along Dalyan river.
  • That the beach is the second longest beach in Turkey.

It is really a perfect excursion. Very much recommended.

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