Altin Besik Cave from Side

AltinBesik Cave tour will allow you to personally see why Turkish Mediterranean is so famous for. Altin Besik Cave are one of the most unusual, developed on three levels, subterranean lake in the world, surrounded with great natural beauty. Are you ready to explore the mysterious Altin Besik Cave?

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Altin Besik Cave from Side
An Excursion to the Altin Besik Cave and a natural beauty tour around Side will allow you to personally see why Turkish Mediterranean is so famous for.

        Excursion program:

  • The first stop on the excursion is the arrival on the plantation of laurel trees. It is known that the coast of the Mediterranean Sea is covered with dense greens. It grows thyme, lemur shrubs, as well as laurel. Tourists can capture the natural beauty of Turkey in the photo. Do not neglect the opportunity to see the laurel plantations, which are a distinctive feature of the region.
  • The next location is an observation deck on the Green Canyon, whose height reaches 1200 meters. This is an amazing place in the natural plan that is accessible to the public. The distance from Side to the Green Canyon is insignificant, so you should definitely see it and book an excursion here. In fact, it is an artificial reservoir with a large dam, which is located in a narrow gorge in the rocks. It got its name because of the unusual turquoise color of algae, which give color to the water.
  • Further, the group will have a pause for a coffee break in a Turkish village. You will have 30.min to have a cup of coffee and, maybe, to try cheap local delicacies.
  • Then the group goes on a boat tour to the Altin Besik cave. This is a national park that became famous thanks to a cave of 2 thousand meters.

At different levels of Altin Besik there are a river, a waterfall and underground lakes. The name of the cave received from the mountain of the same name, in which it is located directly. Inside you can get through the high forty-meter cave. The lower level of the cave is of interest, thanks to the lakes, the waterfall, and the upper remains dry due to stalagmites and stalactites. They and white thick travertine with a forty-meter height make the appearance of the cave absolutely fantastic!

After The lunch break, the group can visit the mosque in the village of Saryhadzlar. The Age of the temple is estimated at 650 years. It is an ancient mosque with traditional decoration. The oriental atmosphere of this temple allows to plunge into local culture and customs. Then the tour ends and you can return to the hotel.

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Included in the price: Transfer from the hotel and back, the services of a English-speaking guide, lunch.

Additional charges: Drinks. In addition, your personal expenses are not included.


  • Free transfer from hotel
  • Tour on the plantation of laurel trees
  • View of the Green Canyon from a height of 1200 m
  • Village in the Taurus Mountains
  • Boat tour to Altin Besik cave
  • Excursion in the national park
  • River tour
  • Underground Waterfall Visit
  • Boat excursions on the underground lake
  • Lunch break
  • Village Saryhadzhlar
  • Old mosque (650 years old)
  • Return to hotel
Tour daysMonday, Thursday
Tour hours
09:00 - 17:00
IncludesTransfer from the hotel and back, the services of a English-speaking guide, lunch.
Don't ForgetsSwimsuit and towels
Adults 30
Child (7 - 12) 15
Infants (0 - 6)Free
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