Saturday, September 6, 2014

Lake Bafa and Things to Do

Lake Bafa Nature Park has within its border the ancient city of Latmos Herakleia.
Starting from there it is possible to take daily trekking tours to the historical sites of Mount Latmos, sites from the Neolithic, Prehistoric, Carian, Ionian, Roman and Byzantine periods.
There are different trekking routes in the area each route can last a day trip of between 5 and 10 hours walking.

Mount Latmos is also a vast GEOPARK and is an area of unrivaled natural beauty. 
While trekking, you will see the huge naturalist areas that are home to local plant species There are also hundreds of birds of various species, and traces of history from the Neolithic, Prehistoric, Carian, Hellenistic, Roman, Ionian and Byzantine periods
Combine all  this with the wonderful scenery of Lake Bafa,which was once the Bay of Latmos, and the pure,  air, the experience is a relaxing and profound 
Alternative tourism here including trekking some of the routes are suitable for Mountain Biking 

Trekking in Mount Latmos and around Lake Bafa is varied

Yedi Kardeşler (Seven Brothers) Monastery Trek. Round trip of 12 km and 5 hours of walking. Neolithic cave paintings dating back 8-10,000 years, the 7th century Yedi Kardeşler Monastery, and frescos of Jesus can all be seen.
Altitude: 240 m
 There is a route that follows the King’s Road built by the Persians. It leads to the famous Stylos Monastery, home to St Paul the Younger, where frescos from the 10th century can be seen.
Altitude: 640 m Approximately 4.5 hours of walking.

You will see the King’s Road, and the 6,500m city walls, the magnificent watch towers and the beautiful landscape of Lake Bafa. There will be time to explore the ruins of the ancient city of Herakleia at the village of Kapıkırı (Temple of Athena, Agora, Temple of Endymion etc). Karahayıt Balıktaş Cave Trek Ancient City Walls Trek This involves travel by vehicle to Karahayıt village where you can visit the red and yellow frescos which date back to the prehistoric period, 8-10,000 

Bafa Lake Turkey A Holiday In Nature

Bafa Lake and the surrounding shores and mountains has some great walking, trekking, trek, trekk and nature walk s.
In addition while trekking there is great bird watching around  latmos turkey and bafa lake turkey it is a way to use bafa and see turkei
There is a famous cave heraklea, herakleia with the myth of myus it is zeus cave.
 Birds are everywhere including pelikan, pelicanus, stork, leylek Turn to Heraklea at  Pinarcik on the main road.
 Adventure or see history  rome, ionya, cave, fresco and culture.
 Experience the amazing sun, sand and  castle go  horse riding or visit a museum  monastry.
 You will see the best sunset walk and barbecue then tour art antique or go hunting and fishing.
 Get a room in a hotel bar small hotel and be on the doorstep of nature.
The national park is close to the Aegean sea which is an alternative swimming from lake bafa
and there is no lake monster or monster of loshness 
Take a  boat on the lake or Kayak under the shadow of the latmos mountains.

Lake Bafa In Turkey A Must Visit Location

Bafa Lake an amazing lake in Turkey visit and stay in a guest house on lakeside.
Or stay in a boutique hotel and experience home cooking and fantastic cuisine using organic vegetables from the garden.
Try fresh fish unique to Lake Bafa in Turkey.
It is a great place to visit an authentic Turkish village.
Enjoy the local olives grown on the shores try fishing and see the extensive agriculture.
Lake Bafa is a location for a peaceful holiday in nature and history.
There are camp sites and some camps have a work shop photography or courses great for a  student turkish and international.
Experience cultural activities like trekking tours or rock climbing on the famous boulders
Visit latmos and the besparmak  mountains have a boattrip from Herakleia.
See prehistoric caves and history that is  archaic, hellenistic, roman, byzantine, christian.
See the sites of mystical hermits and visit the areas of myths about  moon goddess Selene.