Manavgat is home to some of the country’s most stunning natural wonders. Manavgat Altinbesik Cave Tour is one of them and exploring the area is an experience not to be missed. Altinbesik cave tour from Manavgat gives you the opportunity to enjoy breathtaking panoramic views, visit some charming villages in Taurus Mountains, visit the infamous underground lake and explore national park.
This full day excursion starts in the morning. Members of our team will pick you up from your hotel in Manavgat. During the road trip, the experienced tour guide will update you on the final details of the schedule.
The program of the tour includes a visit to the Green Canyon. From there you can enjoy the view over the Oymapinari dam from 1250 meters high. The landscape is ideal for photos and nature lovers will appreciate the green backdrop.
The tour also includes visits to some picturesque and charming villages in the Taurus Mountains. İbradı, Ormana and Sarıhacılar are particularly popular as they were the first settlements in the Taurus Mountains. The villages have an unmistakable character as the architectural style of their houses is unique. Their skeletons are made of juniper, cedar and tar trees and are cementless. These houses are also known as buttoned houses.
During the tour there will be another stop at Altınbesik Cave. Altınbesik Cave is Turkey’s first and third largest underground sea cave with a length of 450 meters and a depth of 15 meters. In general, the cave has 20 small lakes and its total length is about 50 km. You will explore the cave and visit the lake accompanied by the guide. Let yourself be surprised and delighted by its majestic atmosphere.
After your visit to the cave, you will have some free time to explore Altınbesik National Park. The place where the cave is located was declared a national park in 1994. It has an extraordinary variety of trees and plans. More specifically, there are 605 different plants, 69 of which are endemic. The park is a popular destination for nature lovers and for eco-tourism.
As this excursion includes some nature exploration, it is recommended that you wear comfortable shoes and clothing. Please note that a lunch break is included in the timetable. At the end of your last stop, the bus will take you back to Manavgat. The Manavgat Altinbesik Cave Tour ends in the afternoon when you arrive at your hotel in Manavgat full of great memories.
Manavgat Altın Besik Cave price is 35 Euro for adults, 20 Euro for children from 4 to 11 years old and for children under 4 years old free.
Please note that we have ‘no hidden costs’
Tour days: Daily
Tour duration: From 08:30 to 18:00
Manavgat Hotels Transfer: Pick up from your hotel
Take the opportunity to explore the stunning and majestic landscape of Altınbesik National Park and the infamous cave with a full-day trip from Manavgat. Combining cultural and natural exploration, Altinbesik Cave Tour from Manavgat is the ideal option for all travellers. Immerse yourself in the rituals of the landscape, admire the Taurus Mountains and be amazed by the underground lake.
Pickup: This full day excursion starts in the morning. For your own comfort, a fully air-conditioned and modern bus will pick you up from your hotel in Manavgat. A professional tour guide will meet you on the bus and explain the final details of the timetable.
Green Gorge: On this excursion you will visit the Greek Gorge. This imposing place offers a view of the Oymapinari Dam since it is at an altitude of 1250 meters. The lush greenery and immaculate tranquility are sure to impress. Don’t forget to take some photos when you visit there.
Villages in the Taurus Mountains: The timetable also includes stops at some of the oldest settlements in the Taurus Mountains. More specifically, you will visit the villages of İbradı, Ormana and Sarıhacılar. The settlements form a popular tourist destination due to their deep-rooted traditions and distinctive architectural style. There you can walk around and watch the infamous buttoned houses. Their skeletons are made of trees and are actually cementless.
Altınbesik Cave: One of the most interesting highlights of the excursion is to visit Altınbesik Cave. The site forms the largest underground sea cave in the country and the third largest on the European continent. The underground sea cave itself is 450 meters long and 15 meters deep. However, the cave has 20 small lakes in total as it is 50 km long. The guide will help you explore the area and answer your questions.
Altınbesik National Park: You will also have some free time to explore the wider area of Altınbesik National Park. The tranquility of the surroundings and the variety of trees in the forest are among the things that will amaze you. The park is home to 605 different plants and trees, 69 of which are endemic. Don’t forget to take some photos, de-stress and breathe pure oxygen.
Return: This full day excursion ends in the afternoon. At the end of your last stop, the bus will take you back to Manavgat. When you arrive back at your hotel, you will be filled with beautiful memories and positive feelings.
Adult: 35 €
Child: 20 €
Manavgat Altinbesik Cave Tour excursion price from Side includes transfer from your hotel and back, insurance, lunch, professional English speaking guide, museum entrance ticket and Altinbesik cave entrance ticket.
Manavgat Altinbesik Cave Tour lasts from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Total tour time is approximately 9.5 hours.