Erkence Olive Road Tour

  • Daily
  • 35
  • Yelki, Güzelbahçe, İzmir

8:30                     Departure from Izmir

9:15                     Arrival in Olivelo

09:30- 10:00       Stone Library visit Aegean Region stonemasonry narration

10:15- 11:00        Description of Mediterranean Forests formation Living Parks

11:10- 12:00       Olive Pastures Ancient Production Basins talk (Spiral Square)

12:00- 13:00       Lunch (Pine Assembly)

13:15- 15:15       Trekking, conversations bird watching activity on the Main Walking Route

15:30- 17:30       According to the Season Olive / Mushroom / Aromatic Plant / Shearing Wool / October-Planting

Workshops (with the explanation of the people living in the village)

18:30                  Back to Izmir

The area, which is very close to İzmir hosts a little-known well-preserved Mediterranean ecosystem, opens up to hiking nature lovers. In the area, the effect of the natural structure formed by the elevation of the mountains geomorphological processes on today's biological diversity is striking, primarily in the valley formation process. Olivelo Living Park, which is a unique example of olive pastures in the Aegean Mediterranean in Anatolia, shaped by oak culture, is also an ancient production basin. Olive oak trees intertwined in the area are located one after another in this ecosystem. The richness of the area can be seen by observing the gum bushes, hackberry, raspberry, wild rabbits, pigs, foxes, red hawks, hawks, red rhinoceros, hoopoes, bee-eaters many other species that take their place in this relationship. Olivelo, which also hosts different hiking routes, is also a suitable area for cycling camping activities. In our daily tours, you will have a unique experience you can experience all these features closely access the ancient knowledge of the local people with various workshops that change according to the season.