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Alanya Manavgat Aspendos Side Tour combines both nature and history so perfectly that it will leave you wanting more! So, if you fancy a day away from the sun-drenched beaches to explore some ancient history and discover for yourself the bounty of Greco- Roman ruins then this is the excursion for you.
Türkiye holds many crumbling and well preserved ruins from the old ages and you will get the chance to explore these alongside seeing the beautiful nature that this country also has to offer! Look out over the calm Mediterranean Sea from way up high in the Temple of Athena and Apollo. This ancient beauty was dedicated to the Greek Gods, Apollo and Athena, who are the Gods of music, harmony and light. The amazing temple is the perfect spot for some quality picturesque photos and some even say it is very romantic.
Visit the ampitheatre Aspendos that was built way back when in the 2nd century AD. This magnificent place is very well preserved and has enough space to host up to 15,000 spectators! The sheer size alone will amaze you and the ancient original decor will astound you! The flawless design of this amphiteatre allows it to still host many concerts and events annually. Not one to be missed!
After your fill of some of Türkiye’s finest historical artifacts it’s time to captivated by its beauty. Kursunlu National Park and waterfall has some truly gorgeous scenery just waiting to be discovered, all against the backdrop of the stunning Taurus Mountain range. Surrounded by lush green pine forests, the park is cool and shaded. Keep an eye out around the canyon for some friendly wildlife including squirrels, rabbits and lizards!
|📅 Tour Days:||Every Day|
|⏱️ Tour Hours:||Between 08:30 to 18:00|
|✔️ Tour Includes:||Alanya Hotels Transfer, Lunch, English Speaking Guide, Insurance|
|📌 Tour Highlights:||Visit the temples of the Greeks, Enjoy the National Park, Visit three attractions in one day, Excellent value for money|
Alanya Manavgat Aspendos Side tour price is 60 Euro. Children price is 30 Euro ( 4 – 11 Ages ), under 3 years old free
‘ Please note that we have ‘no hidden costs ‘
At around 8.00 a coach will pick you up from your hotel in Alanya. Sit back, relax and enjoy the cool air conditioning as you start your journey. As you are travelling you will see many wonderful sights of the area and admire the natural beauty that surrounds you. Firstly, you will visit the Temple of Athena and Apollo. The ancient crumbling ruins make the perfect spot for some really good quality photography, whilst also taking your imagination back the time when these ruins used to be swarming with people! Let you fascination loose as you enjoy the feeling of being in the moment with history.
From here you will move on to the great Amphitheatre Aspendos. This place is truly amazing and has been perfectly constructed. The professional and well experienced guide will tell you all you need to know about here, including the story of the builder and how he won the right to marry the King’s daughter by building this magnificent amphitheatre. Every year in the summer the Aspendos Amphitheatre hosts the ballet and the opera, as well as many concerts and events throughout the year. It is certainly a very well preserved Roman erection.
After your busy morning soaking up the sights and enjoying history it will sure to leave you with an appetite! So, the next stop is lunch! Fill up on freshly prepared, yummy and wholesome food that will leave you satisfied with its nutritional and filling content. Ready to take on part two of the adventure!
Awaiting to bewitch you with its charming beauty is Kursunlu National Park. The stunning picturesque area is actually a canyon that is surrounded by emerald green forests and has a crystal clear river winding through it, complete with an amazing waterfall. A relaxing yet rewarding time will be had at Kursunlu National Park, thanks to the soothing sounds of nature and attractive views.
Listen out for the flowing water splashing against rocks, birds singing and frogs croaking. Lay your eyes on some fantastic scenery; the contrast of greenery from nature, lime green and emerald green colours vibrantly catching your attention.
Feeling happy and content with your time at the national park and waterfall, it will be time to head back to your hotel. The coach driver will take you back safely where you will arrive at the hotel at around 18.00 in the evening.
Alanya Manavgat Aspendos Side Tour Prices are:
Adult: 60 €
Child: 30 €
Yes, the waterfall is a natural beauty!
Unfortunately, you cannot swim at Kursunlu. However, you can spend your time enjoying a hike around the stream and the canyon or marvelling at the stunning waterfall.
You will have the transfer to and from your hotel in the ticket price. Also, you will be insured, and have an experienced guide present at all times to give you all the information about the sights. Your lunch is also already covered in the cost!
You should bring some extra cash with you for any personal spending you wish to make, such as souvenirs, drinks and snacks.
If you ask upon booking, the team member will be happy to let you know if there are any events on during your stay in Alanya.
This excursion is great for many things, and children will really love to bond with their families whilst taking a dip into the past.
You will 100% need your camera to catch the magnificent views and structures on film. You should also make sure you are wearing comfy non-slip shoes, a sun hat and the appropriate sun factor lotion.
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