Join a fantastic full day excursion and experience the true magic of the Taurus Mountains. Our magnificent Side Altin Besik cave tour is ideal for those who enjoy exploring the countryside, admiring the scenery and visiting some charming villages in the Taurus Mountains. Traditional button houses, breathtaking views and amazing cave formations are some of the things to expect during your excursion.
Side Altin Beşik cave tour takes place every day in the morning. A fully air-conditioned and comfortable bus will pick you up from your hotel. You will be accompanied by a professional tour guide for the entire duration of this tour. The tour guide will be the person in charge to give interesting descriptions of the places you will visit.
The bus goes towards Taurus Mountains and the first stop will be in Avasun village. It is at 900m above sea level and from there you can enjoy a breathtaking view. For panoramic views, it then continues up to 1200m altitude. From this point you can enjoy a panoramic view over the infamous Green Canyon and the Green River.
Your next stop is Ürünlü village. There you have the opportunity to learn about the history and culture of the settlement. In addition, you can also observe traditional button houses and admire their unique style. An interesting highlight is that you will enjoy a 30-minute coffee break in one of these houses.
Then visit the infamous Altinbesik Cave National Park. The main attraction of the park is the Golden Cradle Caves, the largest cave in Turkey with an underground lake inside. To get the most out of your experience, hop on a boat and enjoy a tour of the lake. During the boat trip you will be amazed by the imposing stalagmites and stalactites.
Your exploration continues with a stop for lunch in the village of Ormana. There you will enjoy a delicious meal at a local restaurant. Ormana is also known for its button houses and truly unspoilt countryside.
The last stop of this tour in the Taurus Mountains takes place in Sarihacilar köyü. The settlement is located on the so-called Silk Road and there you can visit a 650-year-old Ottoman mosque. The bus will then continue its return journey to Antalya. In the afternoon you will return to your hotel full of memories and great pictures.
|📅 Tour Days:||Every Day|
|⏱️ Tour Hours:||Between 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM|
|✔️ Tour Includes:||Transfer, entrance tickets, lunch, guiding|
|📌 Tour Highlights:||Altinbesik cave, button houses, traditional villages|
Side Altın Besik Cave Tour price is 35 Euro for adults, 20 Euro for children from 7 to 11 years old and for children under 6 years old free.
Please note that we have ‘no hidden costs’
Escape the crowds and enjoy a full-day excursion into the magnificent scenery of the Taurus Mountains. Side Altın Besik Cave Tour will take you to picturesque villages and places of unparalleled natural beauty. Explore the history and culture of the countryside as you visit some of the most iconic sites in the Taurus Mountains on this exciting and relaxing full-day tour.
Pickup: The excursion starts in the morning. A fully air-conditioned and modern vehicle will pick you up from your hotel in Antalya. A professional tour guide will be there to give you an interesting and informative guided tour.
Avasun Village: If the bus travels in Taurus Mountains, the first stop will be Avasun Village. The settlement is located at an altitude of 900 m above sea level. During this short stop you can enjoy a breathtaking view. Another short stop is made at 1200m altitude. From there you can enjoy a panoramic view over the Green Canyon and the Green River.
Ürünlü Village: The next stop of your exploration gives you the opportunity to learn about the culture and history of Ürünlü Village. The settlement is known for its traditional button houses and the guide will explain everything you need to know about this unique architecture. A 30-minute coffee break is offered in one of these houses.
Altinbesik Cave National Park What follows is one of the most interesting stops of this excursion. During your time in Altinbesik Cave National Park you will visit one of the most famous places. The Golden Cradle Cavern is the largest cave in Turkey and inside there is a large underground lake. There you will enjoy an exciting boat trip on the lake and have the opportunity to admire the impressive cave formations with stalactites and stalagmites.
Afterwards, visit the village of Ormana to enjoy a lunch break. The meal will be served in a local restaurant and from there you can observe the untouched beauty of nature.
Sarihacilar Village: The final stop of your tour will be at Sarihacilar Village. This village is known for its long history and for being part of the Silk Road. There you will visit an Ottoman mosque and learn about its history and importance.
Return: This excursion ends in the afternoon when you arrive at your hotel in Side. Altın Beşik cave tour will surely remain in your memory for a long time.
Side Altinbesik Cave Tour prices are:
Adult: 35 €
Child: 20 €
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.
A trip from Side to Altinbesik Cave lasts from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Total tour time is approximately 9.5 hours.