A day of exploration high up in the Taurus Mountains to experience the stunning mountain nature, see part of the old silk road and life in the traditional villages with historical houses and visit by raft, a fascinating hidden cave.
Collection is from your hotel or home at 09:30 where we take the road northwards to the county of Akseki. Here we visit Sarihacilar, an old village famous for it’s traditional “button houses” (dügmeli evler). These are old village houses made from natural stone and tree and in this village you will also see where the old silk road ran through the town.
We continue towards Ibradi, a beautiful small mountain town stopping on the way for a tea break by the Manavgat River before driving through the town and continue to Ormana.This beautiful small town’s history goes back to Roman times and is famous for beautiful old houses.
We have lunch in a restored traditional house and some time to walk around in the small town before we continue to Ürünlü Village where we will visit Altinbesik Cave. Altinbesik Cave is one of the most unusual subterranean lakes in the world and can only be visited by boat/river raft. It has fascinating travertines and the water is falling down like waterfalls.
On the way back to Manavgat we follow a smaller mountain road with spectacular view points all over the Manavgat region.
PRICE: 35 €
Minimum 4 people maximum 12 (can be arranged for less than 4 people – please ask for price)
INCLUDES: transportation, entrances, guiding and insurance
NOT INCLUDED: Lunch and drinks
NOTES: Bring swimming clothes if you like an refreshing swim in the river