Discover some of the highlights of the Termessos region on this day trip from Antalya.
What to Expect
Termessos is one of the best-preserved of the ancient cities of Turkey. It lies 30 kilometres to the north-west of Antalya. It was founded on a natural platform on top of Gulluk Dagi, soaring to a height of 1,665 metres from among the surrounding travertine mountains of Antalya, which average only 200 metres above sea level. Concealed by a multitude of wild plants and bounded by dense pine forests, the side, with its peaceful and untouched appearance, has a more distinct and impressive atmosphere than other ancient cities. Because of its natural and historical riches, the city has been included in a National Park bearing its name.
Karain Cave is 27 km from Antalya and is reached from the Burdur highway, turning left at the Karain sign. Digs have been continuing there since 1946. These have revealed a settlement at that spot 50,000 years ago. It is the largest cave in Turkey to have been inhabited. Some of the finds are on display in the little Karain Museum and others in the Pre-History Section of Antalya Museum.
- Pick-up from your hotel in Antalya
- All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
- Lunch (drinks are extra)
- Transportation in a fully air-conditioned coach
- Return transfer to your hotel