Dalyan Day Trip by Bus from Marmaris (Koycegiz, Dalyan, Turtle Beach)

Last Updated on October 10, 2020

Dalyan village is a very unique place situated in Ortaca, the Dalaman region of Turkey’s Mediterranean coast, about 90 km. from Marmaris. You can visit Dalyan via daily boat trips, but day trips to Dalyan by bus has recently become very popular with the tourists in Marmaris. And so there are several travel agents organizing day tours to Dalyan by bus, passing through the famous Koycegiz lake.


Why Visit Dalyan?

Dalyan is famous for its unique Dalyan river, protected sandy Iztuzu beach, also known as Turtle beach by most of the UK travellers, the Caretta Carettas sea turtles, the world famous mud baths believed to give extra health to your body and skin with its sulphuric mud, the ancient Lycian Kings’ rock-cut tombs, and the ancient city of Kaunos.

What to Expect?

You will be picked from your hotel (mostly about 07:00 am.) in Marmaris and make about 1-1,5 hours journey (with break) in an air-conditioned coach for Dalyan.

You’ll admire the beautiful scenery while you’ll pass through the wonderful coastline, also have a breakfast.

You’ll be taken to the beautiful Dalyan River, and hop on to a riverboat and cruise along tall reeds and maze-like passages of the Dalyan Delta.


You can take pictures of the Lycian Kings’ rock-cut Tombs, carved high in the cliff, from the 4th century BC.

You’ll sail along the Dalyan River through the 5-mile long stretch of golden sand Turtle beach, surrounded by salt water on one side and fresh water on the other.

You’ll have a break for swimming and walking the beautiful beach and than have a lunch at a riverside restaurant.

Next stop is the world famous mud baths and hot springs of Dalyan. There, you’ll be refreshed up with its healing mud bath, swim in the warm, sulphur pools.


Afterwards you’ll take your bus for way back your hotel in Marmaris.

How to Book This Tour?

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