The Lycian Way – by Kate Clow
New edition of the original and authorised guide book to Turkey’s first long-distance walking trail from Fethiye to Antalya – the Lycian Way.
The book has all the info you need to plan your trek, detailed descriptions and times for each section, altitude diagrams, info about historic places and the climb of Mt Olympos. It describes the twons and villages including Kalkan, Kaş, Myra, Adrasan, Çıralı.
This new edition has 2 days extra walking and incorporates all the latest route changes. The map is new and improved and the book is designed to complement the new i-phone app and the website.
The St Paul Trail
A 500km waymarked trekking route with history, route descriptions, map and GPS data.
New edition of the original and authorized guide book to Turkey’s second long-distance walking trail – the St Paul Trail. Includes the sites of Perge, Adada, Selge and Antioch in Pisidia.
All the info you need to plan your trek, detailed descriptions and times for each section, altitude diagrams, info about historic places along the route as well as the facilities in each village or town, such as Antalya, Sütçüler, Eğirdir and Yalvaç.
This new edition incorporates all the latest route changes plus some extra walks. The map is new and improved and the book is designed to complement the new i-phone app and the website.
Carian Trail Guidebook
An 800km walking path exploring the southwest coast.
The first guide book to Turkey’s major new long-distance walking trail – the coastal Carian Trail. The route is broken into six regions with a total of 45 walking sections in the areas of Bodrum, Milas, Muğla, Datça, Bozburun and Dalyan.
The book has lots of photos of the coast and trail, all the info you need to plan your trek, detailed descriptions and times for each section, info about historic places along the route and the facilities in each village or town.
This edition is the product of 5 years work on this extensive trail. The map is new and the book is complemented by the website (with GPS points).
The Evliya Celebi Way
The original and authorised guidebook to the stages of Evliya Çelebi’s pilgrimage itinerary to Mecca in 1671, as he travelled from Istanbul, via Hersek to İznik, Bursa, Kütahya, Afyonkarahisar, Uşak and beyond.
The book has all the information you need to plan your hike, bike ride or horseback adventure. It has detailed descriptions and times for each section of the route, altitude diagrams, and info about each place along the way. It contains detailed descriptions of the villages and towns that Evliya visited, and includes a folding map inside the back cover.
The book is also a mine of information on Evliya and his life and times, and allows you to rediscover ancient Ottoman ways through the countryside. You will also encounter the horse sports of rahvan and cirit which still flourish in the region. The guidebook is complemented by updates to the route and GPS files downloadable from the website.
The Kaçkar Guidebook
Trekking in Turkey’s Black Sea Mountains, Thirty days of trekking and walking routes with detailed map and GPS data.
2nd edition of the original guide book to Turkey’s north-eastern Pontic mountains – the Kaçkar. Includes a detailed colour map of the area of Çamlıhemşin, Ayder, Yusufeli, Barhal and Yaylalar.
The book has all the info you need to plan your treks (guided or unguided, with or without mules). It has detailed descriptions, times and altitude diagrams for 8 separate treks across the Kaçkar range and the climb of Kaçkar peak.
It includes info about historic places (castles, mosques and churches, bridges) in the area as well as the facilities in each village or town. Photos and information on the flora and wildlife helps you to discover Turkey’s most famous National Park.
Evliya Çelebi Yolu
Türkiye’nin İlk Uzun Mesafe Yürüyüş ve At Binme Rotası.
Evliya Çelebi’nin 1671 yılında Mekke’de sonlanmak üzere çıktığı yolculuğun Hersek’ten Bursa, Kütahya, Afyonkarahisar ve Uşak’a kadar olan kısmı için yazılmış orijinal rehber kitaptır.
Kitap, yürüyüşünüzü, bisiklet turunuzu ya da at sırtındaki maceranızı planlamaya yarayacak tüm bilgiye sahiptir. İçerisinde detaylı tarifler ve her bölüm için gereken süre bilgisi ile rakım çizelgeleri, her köy ya da kasaba için bilgiler ve Evliya’nın İznik, Bursa, Kütahya, Afyonkarahisar ve Uşak iline dair kapsamlı tasvirleri de yer almaktadır.
Bu kitap, Evliya, onun yaşamı ve onun yaşadığı devir hakkında bir maden niteliğindedir ve size, kırsalda Osmanlı yaşantısını yeniden keşfetme imkanı sağlar. Ayrıca, rahvan ve cirit gibi bu bölgelerde yıldızı hala parlayan at sporlarıyla da karşılaşacaksınız. Kitabın içindeki harita ve internet sitesinde yer alan detaylı konaklama bilgileri de kitabı tamamlamaktadır.