There is one of the highest commercial take-off sites in the world – Babadag Mountain located near the Oludeniz beach which has a height of about 6500 ft (1960 m). The first half of the ascent from the plain is through a thick forest, and the remainder over bare rock. Another angle of view to Oludeniz beach - Fethiye Oludeniz paragliding in Turkey. Babadag: Babadag mountain - See 2,121 traveler reviews, 1,331 candid photos, and great deals for Oludeniz, Turkey, at Tripadvisor. Around half an hour's drive from the centre of town, you're in for a treat with the journey alone as you wind your way up the tall mountain. The highest peak is known as Babadag (Father mountain) and towers some 1,967 Metres (6,450 ft) above sea level and dominates the skyline of Fethiye, Ovacik. It is also the most popular launch site in Turkey for paragliding and now welcomes well over 100,000 thrill seekers a year. The full drive up the mountain to 1700 Babadag Grill & Bar for a sunset meal. Babadag Mountain offers spectacular views over the beaches, islands, and lagoons of Oludeniz and this 4-hour mountaintop dinner experience from Fethiye is sure to be a highlight of your trip. In ancient times, Mount Cragus (also spelled Mount Cragos or Mount Kragus) was a principal mountain of Lycia, although ancient names are sometimes difficult to match with the features observed today. The price includes dinner and transfer from your hotel to the cafe at the top of Babadag Mountain in Turkey and back. In Francis Beaufort's map of the coast of Karamania, the Anticragus is marked 6000 feet high. Overview. Another city, Pinara, in the interior, was at the base of Cragus. The mass is composed mainly of limestone. It is noted for its rich flora, including the endemic Acer undulatum, and forests of Cedrus libani. is the mountain which sets off the famous scenic beauty of Oludeniz, part of the Taurus range running across southern Turkey. Paragliding in Turkey: Jumping of Babadag mountain. Fethiye harbour with many local fishing boats, yachts, cruisers and fantastic walks are just a few minutes bus ride away. Top Voted Peaks or Summits Around the World. The southern part is Cragus. After paragliding in Switzerland we felt in a much better position to take on this much higher and longer jump. Babadağ (ancient Mount Cragus) is a mountain near Fethiye, in Muğla Province, southwest Turkey. It is rare to find a mountain rising directly from sea level to a summit of 1969m. The range of Anticragus and Cragus is represented in the map in Spratt and Forbes as running south from the neighbourhood of Telmissus, and forming the western boundary of the lower basin of the river Xanthus. Hiking Babadag Mountain, Turkey On our last day of holiday in Turkey, after a week of awesome paragliding off of Babadag mountain, I determined that I needed to hike up to the launch under my own steam at least once. (1), Images Hosting a large variety of flora ranging from rare orchids to old cedar trees, along with an ancient road dated to the Lycian period, this route makes an interesting hike. Babadag Mountain With a highest point of more than 6,000 feet, Babadag Mountain is a great destination for hiking thanks to its beautiful forests and flora. The mountain has a principal summit at an elevation of 1,969 metres (6,460 ft) and a second one called "Karatepe" at an elevation of 1,400 metres (4,593 ft). The There is a pass leading between the summits of Cragus and Anticragus. or Κραγ. 15), and he also probably means the same striking part of the range. Book online, pay at the hotel. Aconcagua mountain itself has many routes, photos, and trip reports as children. The presence of Mount Babadağ so close to the sea, right above Turkey’s most spectacular beach is a gift. Upload your photo of Babadağ Mountain! Luxury Ovacik villa with panoramic Babadag Mountain views Price: $281,000 Ref: PTFS3808. 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