2020 Programs

We will be announcing our 2020 programs in January after some company and closed (friends&families) groups' dates are comfirmed.

Trekking on culture routes with Altug Senel, professional tour guide will be unforgettable...

For various "Self-Guided" and other programs please get in contact with Altug

altugsenel@gmail.com


Altuğ ŞENEL

Born in 1976 in Izmit, Altuğ Şenel got his Mechanical Engineering BSc and MSc degrees at Istanbul Technical University and began his whitecollared career in Ford Otosan. He worked in Ford Motor Company UK as an ISE (International Service Employee) and returned to Turkey after his program was completed. After working in Ford Otosan as a purchasing and finance manager and he decided to finish his whitecollared career.

Altuğ Senel has been actively engaged in photography more than 25 years and studied at Anadolu University as a Photography and Camera Operations. During this time, he became a chairman  Kocaeli Photography Art Association (KASK) for two terms and currently working as a Photographic Arts Federation of Turkey (PAFT) representative in photo competitions. He regularly writes about his hiking and trekking activities for the past 10 years. www.likyayolu.org was his kick off since she started writing his personal web address as “diary”. His blogs encouraged hundreds of people to go out, to the nature. He translated his Turkish website into English (www.lycianway.org) as well. He founded a group with 25,000 members in Facebook, where shares are done interactively and he is still trying to encourage people and volunteers from the social world for 10 years to go into nature.

His book “Step by Step Lycian Way” (Adım Adım Likya Yolu in Turkish), published in Turkish during mid-2018, became one of the main sources for those going to the Lycian Way. The first edition of the book became an intense interest and within a year the first edition was sold out. Nowadays he is working on his second pressing which will contain route updates as well.

He also graduated from the Department of Tourism as a Tourist Guide at Istanbul Ayvansaray University. Now he is an official licensed Tourist Guide. After ending his whitecollared career, he is now settled in Marmaris with his family. Today, he is an active tourist guide in nature, he runs a homemade ice cream and coffee shop in Marmaris with his family. Altuğ Şenel, who has been invited to various associations and clubs as a speaker, still continues to study as a student at Anadolu University History Department. :)

Altuğ Şenel, who has a considerable Longplay (LP) archive of about 5000 pieces, writes about his experiences in music magazines, and nature and culture routes in Magma Magazine and Hürriyet Travel Magazine.


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