• DATE: 14.11.2018
Butterfly Valley in Olu Deniz, Dead Sea Fethiye, Turkey

Butterfly Valley in Olu Deniz, Dead Sea Fethiye, Turkey

Butterfly Valley With A Breathtaking And Unique Nature Worldwide



 

Near the well-known tourist resort of the Fethiye region on the Turkish Mediterranean coast there is a beautiful bay with an adjacent valley called “Butterfly Valley”.
To get to the beach of the somewhat inaccessible valley from the shore, you can take a water taxi from the beach in the area.

Butterfly Valley in Olu Deniz, Dead Sea Fethiye, Turkey

The Butterfly Valley in Turkey offers its own beach area and the beautiful blue waters of the Aegean Sea. The 80 different butterfly species provide a unique atmosphere in this valley.

 

There are also sports-active holidaymakers in Fethiye. Paragliding is offered daily from the mountain Babadag, offering incredible views of the Patara beach and Dalaman. Here is also the Lycian route, a 500 kilometre long hiking route that reaches from Fethiye to Antalya. No matter if you are on a beach, cultural or adventure holiday, Fethiye does not leave any wishes open with its extensive offer.

Butterfly Valley in Olu Deniz, Dead Sea Fethiye, Turkey

 

The Valley of the Butterflies welcomes you in the green, secluded valley between the deep rock walls of the mountain Babadag and extends to a pebble beach. At the end of this triangular valley is a waterfall that flows down from the mountain.

 

The Butterfly Valley Can Be Reached Within The Framework Of A Day Trip From Dead Sea

 

But in order to be able to absorb the atmosphere, you should stay a few days. The narrow bay with steep slopes can only be reached by boat or on foot. In addition, the Bay has its name from the numerous butterfly species and moths that propagate here in winter, including the colourful and rare Spanish flags.
The backdrop is simply charming, with the secluded beach at the entrance to the Green Gorge and the waterfall in the background. Although there is a broad path to the waterfall, you should take waterproof shoes with you as you have to wade through the riverbed a few times.

Butterfly Valley in Olu Deniz, Dead Sea Fethiye, Turkey

The Butterfly Valley, also called Kelebek Vadisi, can only be reached by boat. For this it is best to travel from the hotels, where 3 times a day a boat tour starts. The Butterfly Valley is home to hundreds of butterfly species from spring to autumn. The bay also has a beautiful nature.

 

Up to the top you can only create it with a climbing gear, but also the ascent up to half is an experience. During the summer months, however, there is more of a chance to see the black and white red butterflies that gave the valley its name.

 

The Valley Is One Of The 10 Natural Beauties Of Turkey



 

That is why it was declared in 1995 as the nature reserve of the first rank and is an important address for nature and camping tourism. The name of the valley comes from the more than 89 butterfly species found in the valley. When you visit the valley, you don’t expect to see butterflies everywhere, because you can only observe them at a certain time of the year at an inner point of the valley near the river and waterfalls. The area is ideal for swimming and camping in the sea.

Butterfly Valley in Olu Deniz, Dead Sea Fethiye, Turkey

You can also reach the valley via a narrow, somewhat difficult walk from Faralya, which is not suitable for everyone. At the signposted place where the Lycian path turns off into the Karaöz route; from the hill, you can photograph the spectacular view.

 

Valley of butterflies with its unprecedented landscape, there are many unique treasures that show you their enchanting face. Furthermore, you can discover in the Fethiye region, where you will also find bays, beaches, islands and landscapes that will surely win your favor.

 

There are also sports-active holidaymakers in Fethiye. Paragliding is offered daily from the mountain Babadag, offering incredible views of the Patara beach and Dalaman. Here is also the Lycian route, a 500 kilometre long hiking route that reaches from Fethiye to Antalya. No matter if you are on a beach, cultural or adventure holiday, Fethiye does not leave any wishes open with its extensive offer.

 

From the city , boats will take you to a beautiful beach close to the valley, from which you can continue on foot. Nature enchants with a mountain range covered with pine forests, exotic plants, beautiful waterfalls and rare butterfly species. In particular, the Russian bear is frequently represented. From mid-July to the end of August you can also observe a heavenly hail of stars from the valley of the butterflies. Do not miss this brilliant spectacle if you spend your last minute holiday in Fethiye at this time.

 

Butterfly Valley Waterfalls




 

The endemic plants that grow on the plains in the middle of the karstic steep walls; the Butterfly Valley is a unique geography with waterfalls flowing between the tiger butterflies and the moss rocks, which are raised in May and October. It takes guests to two different destinations with its walking routes starting right behind the beach.

 

Those who follow the trail to the left of the valley reach the second waterfall from the first waterfall in a ten minute walk followed by a little difficult climb. Those who follow the path on the right, with the help of the ropes, after an adrenaline-filled climb to the village of Fralya in half an hour. It is also a great pleasure to watch the Butterfly Valley from the rocky platform at the end of the village.

 

The Valley Of Butterflies Is Also Quite Suitable For Trekking And Climbing



 

Adventurers love these difficult climbing opportunities. You can also complete the slope climb of 100 meters after you follow the trail of 900 meters to the inside of the valley. You must enter the inner part of the Valley of the butterflies and see the butterflies.

Butterfly Valley in Olu Deniz, Dead Sea Fethiye, Turkey

The butterflies will accompany you during your walk. It’s only good that you don’t make noise. Butterflies that are uncomfortable with excess noise can be subjected to behavioral disorder and die. The signs that you will always encounter to make no noise remind you of this rule.
Here is the best idea for the eating-drinking situation to move to the village of Faralya. Great breakfast in the place.

 

You must visit the camping area to stay in the Butterfly Valley. There’s a camp run in the valley. In this camping area you can stay in the tent or choose bungalow Houses. Tents are pretty small. If you want to stay in a larger tent, you can take your own tent with you. If you’re staying in the tent, we need to tell you that the floor of the valley is petrified.

 

The History Of Butterfly Valley In Fethiye



 

The ruins of Lycian Perdicia, which dates back to the 4th century, are located just above the canyon of the Butterfly Valley, and the village is still known as Faralya, a name reminiscent of that time. However, the current official name of the village is Uzunyurt. The culture which was applied to the slopes has been transferred to the Turkish nomads and has come to date by the Byzantine and extension of the Greek settlers, who continued until this day.

Butterfly Valley in Olu Deniz, Dead Sea Fethiye, Turkey

You can be sure that you will enjoy your trip as you walk through the valley that is named after the tiger Butterfly. You’ll collime with butterflies every step of the time. You can capture beautiful photos or shoot videos. There are many different bays in the Butterfly Valley. It’s perfect for swimming with clean water.

 

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