Aydınlık Bay – Eski Doğanbey

Total Distance: 16 km

Average Time: 5 hours

Starting Elevation: 2 m

Highest Elevation: 900 m

Difficulty: Hard


Transportation to the Starting Point of the Route

Aydın – Aydınlık Bay: 66 km (Bus Route 403 and inter-district dolmush)

Kuşadası – Aydınlık Bay: 33 km (Bus Route 272 and inter-district dolmush)

Söke – Aydınlık Bay: 27 km (Bus Route 271 and inter-district dolmush)


Route Details

During the route that starts at Aydınlık Bay, located 8 km away from Güzelçamlı Neighborhood, you’ll hike through Olukbaşı Canyon’s unique scenery, then get through Karakol Pass and arrive at Doğanbey Waterfall. When you take the mountain road and reach Eski Doğanbey village, you’ll encounter the most beautiful examples of old Greek architecture. In the village, you can also visit Dilek Peninsula National Park Museum and Culture Centre where the taxidermied examples and skeletons of the animal species that live in the National Park are on display.