Bodrum Garaova Private MTB Tour

Bodrum Garaova
Private MTB Tour

Çamlık – Etrim – Çamlık (Garaova)
(approx. 35km / 800 elevation meters, Level 2, S0-S2)


The area around Bodrum is both spectacular and diverse, making it a wonderful area to discover by Mountainbike.

On all our tours you will be accompanied by our competent, multilingual tour guides. They will not only show you the way but will also share their knowledge of the country its culture. All our guides have many stories to tell and do so with their individual character, wit, and plenty of fun.

Our escort vehicle (Mercedes Sprinter) will accompany us throughout the tour and can be used to safely store any private belongings that you don’t need during the tour. There will also be plenty of water in the van should you need extra, and in case the cycling proves to be too exhausting, you are welcome to take the seat next to the driver and complete part of the route in the van.

Culture: Biking through typical Turkish villages will give you an authentic insight into the everyday life and culture of the people and their country.
Nature: The Bodrum Peninsula is an enchanting paradise with its magnificent forests, fantastic nature trails and spectacular beaches.
Activity: Along the way there will be the opportunity to have a refreshing swim in the clear, blue sea.

Cuisine: For lunch (included in the tour) you will have the chance to try a number of different Turkish delicacies.

  • The meeting point for the start of the tour is our Bike Center in Camlik, where you will be given the equipment required for the tour (MTB, rucksack, helmet for rent). Your rental bike will be perfectly adjusted to you with the help of our experienced guides. Afterwards there will be a safety briefing and a detailed explanation of the planned route. Our guides are always equipped with the necessary tools, a first aid kit and suitable spare parts.
  • Starting in Çamlık our route will take us along beautiful nature trails, excellent single trails, and quiet asphalted side roads through the Garaova hill range. We will pass through fragrant pine forests and old olive groves, through Pınarlıbelen and finally to Sazköy.
  • Afterwards we will continue on through the beautiful valley of Etrim, where the Turkmen tribes still live a seminomadic life. Their craftsmanship is sure to astound you. Here we will take a break for a lunch of local delicacies before returning to Çamlık.
  • Return to bike center.


    Good to know

    • Please note that our tours outside of the city occasionally follow slightly bumpy roads for which you will require a certain basic level of fitness and safe cycling technique.
    • Please dress appropriately for a cycling tour. You are more than welcome to bring your own click pedals and saddle. We will be happy to mount them on your rental bike.
    • Helmets are mandatory on our guided group tours. If you do not have your own helmet, you will be given one with your rental bike.
    • You will be given a rucksack along with your rental E-Mtb / Mtb for storing drinking water and any personal belongings you wish to have with you on the tour. 
    • We always carry plenty of drinking water, tools, spare parts and first aid equipment in our escort vehicle. You are also welcome to leave any spare bags and clothing that you don’t want to carry on the tour in the van.
    • There are no time restrictions! Our aim is to have a tour during which you can enjoy the beautiful surroundings without feeling rushed. The guides will provide you with detailed information of the route.
    • We suggest that you bring some money for personal expenses such as drinks.
    • If you need medication along the way, please take it with you. Please do not use perfume or deodorant on the day of the trip, both attract wasps and bees.
    • Please note that your participation in our day tours is at your own risk. No claims can be made against Cycle Turkey in case of damage or loss of your own equipment or in case of injury. Before the tour you will be asked to sign an agreement to this effect.
Full Suspension Mountain BikesFor our mountain bike tours we use only high-quality full suspension rental bikes, with components perfectly suited to the Mediterranean terrain and the technical demands associated with it. In order to conserve energy levels on longer ascends and to maximize stoke on trail descents our lightweight fullys mainly host 27.5 inch rims, 140 – 150 mm travel, Fox shocks and suspension, Shimano or SRAM gear and break systems as well as a dropper post.Bike
E-MTBCube Stereo Hybrid 140 SL 27.5The Cube Stereo Hybrid 140 SL 27.5 has an interminable name, though much easier to ride than pronounce while climbing a steep hill. The Stereo Hybrid uses a finely finished aluminium frame with sharp angles and a robust, industrial presence, 27.5” wheels and the excellent Bosch Performance CX motor in the belly.

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Services included in tour price

  • High-quality full suspension / E-full suspension MTB with rental helmet
  • Rental bike insurance
  • Bottled water throughout the tour
  • Lunch
  • Multilingual tour guide (English – Turkish)
  • Support vehicl