Day trip

From Side: Day-Trip to Sapadere with Lunch

4.6 / 5

16 reviews

Activity provider: TOURMANIA

From Side: Day-Trip to Sapadere with Lunch

Activity provider: TOURMANIA

From US$ 46.48 per person

Experience the wilderness of the Taurus Mountains on a full-day sightseeing tour of the Sapadere Canyon from Side. Walk along wooden paths, see stunning waterfalls cascading through the mountains, and jump in for a refreshing swim.

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
German, English

Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the wilderness of the Taurus Mountains
  • Walk along the wooden pathways of the Sapadere Canyon
  • Enjoy a lunch of local produce at Sapadere village
  • Experience traditional Turkish life and meet local people
Full description
Escape the hot and humid coast of Alanya for the day and enjoy a sightseeing tour of Sapadere Canyon, located approximately 90 kilometers from Side. Walk along a network of well-maintained wooden walkways through the Taurus Mountains, and experience the dramatic landscape up-close. Take in the fresh mountain air and marvel at the stunning landscape. During the relaxed walk, pass numerous waterfalls cascading down the rocks. If you're feeling brave, jump in and swim in ice-cold water! Stop for a typical lunch of local produce in Sapadere village. Then, visit the natural cave of Guceler and see the stalagmite and stalactite formations.
Includes
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minibus or 4x4 Land Rover Jeep
  • Entrance to Sapadere Canyon
  • English and German-speaking guide
  • Lunch of fish or chicken
  • Optional entrance fee to Goblin's Cave, paid locally
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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  • Comfortable shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 16 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.3/5
  • Transportation
    4.1/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5

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All in all it was a very nice tour. The description does not say that the first stop is to Alanya. There we had about 90 minutes stay in the port. We continued to the Goblin Cave with a 10-minute stop at a meteorite impact. The cave is a welcome change at 36°C. The spot from lunch was a highlight for us, under kiwi trees and with a swimming opportunity. The food also tasted great and the waiters were very friendly - we would have liked a little more time here. The Sapadere Canyon is absolutely impressive, unfortunately a 40-minute stay here was just not enough to explore everything, swim under the waterfall (8-10°C water temperature) and just take some time to enjoy. Therefore 1 point deduction. We were a small group of 7 people which we really liked.

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August 18, 2022

It was a nice day trip. This started with a ride to Alanya. There we had an hour of free time to do what we wanted. We walked a bit and then drank a large glass of soda, because the jet was so hot. Then a nice drive through the mountains towards the Dwarf Cave. A beautifully lit cave with dripstone. Then on to the well catered lunch at the Sapadere Canyon Park Restaurant. A beautiful, special place on the water under kiwi trees. Then to the Sapadere waterfall. The trail through the canyon was very beautiful. We swam in several places in the very cold water. Cold, but well worth it. Then back on the bus with a lot of beautiful photos and videos. The best outing of the holiday!

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August 7, 2022

We found Sapadere a nice place to visit. And it's a nice bonus that it's a little less warm there than on the beach. The cave is not super big, but certainly worth the euro entrance fee you pay. Along the way we also stopped at a banana plantation and on the way back at the harbor in Alanya. So we got to see all kinds of things in 1 day.

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July 25, 2022

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