Staying in Antalya, we planned a visit to Termessos and investigated the possibility of hiring a car (150 lira) or a taxi (120-150 lira, depending on your negotiation). In the end we followed instructions on this site. We took the AntRay tram to Otogar bus station (3 lira each + 1lira for a magnetic card), 20 mins. At Otogar there are two terminals, one for proper coaches going a long distance and one for dolmus going a shorter distance; we needed the dolmus one which is the second (furthest) of the terminals. Here you find dolmus lined up with a destination board; we took one towards Korkuteli (Termessos is mentioned on the board). The journey took 20 mins, you pay when you get off (6 lira each); it is best to tell the driver that you want Termessos as he won't necessarily ask. At the main road drop-off at Termessos we were faced with a dilemma: pay the taxi driver 60 lira for the return trip to the actual site car park (9km each way - he arranges to come to collect you in 2 - 3 hours, subject to discussion) or wait for a car to turn up and hitch a ride up the mountain to the car park; we decided to get the taxi. It is 5 lira entry each. From the car park, it is a good 25 mins walk up stony paths to get to the top (proper walking shoes are helpful). Once you are there it is fantastic and well worth the effort. After 3 hours our taxi was waiting for us at the car park- easy! You may wish to negotiate a longer stay - 3 hours was only just enough for us.
No maps were left, so we took a photo of the map in the car park, intending to use it to orientate ourselves as we went along. That didn't work at all, as it was in Turkish and just didn't make sense to us. However we found that going up the trail between the map and the official's hut, and then following signs to the Theatre, it was pretty much a circular trail.
The amphitheatre was as good as everyone says. An excellent place to visit if you don't mind walking up and downhill on rocks and some scree.
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