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Antalya/Kemer: Old City, Waterfalls Tour w/ Cable Car & Boat

1. Antalya/Kemer: Old City, Waterfalls Tour w/ Cable Car & Boat

Enjoy a guided tour of bustling Antalya, known for its breathtaking Mediterranean coastline, traditional coffee, and winding Old Town streets. Ascend a 605-meter high hill on the Tünektepe Cable Car, enjoy lunch with sea views, wander the historic streets of Kaleici, and discover rushing waterfalls. The tour begins with an airconditioned bus ride from your hotel to Antalya's city center. Upon arrival, board the Tünektepe Cable Car and ascend a 605-meter-high hill, taking in picturesque views of the harbor and Mediterranean sea. Relax with a coffee or tea at the local cafe or wander the hilltop. Continue to Kaleici Old Town to visit Hadrianus Gate, a historic arch built in 130 BC to welcome Emperor Hadrin. Feast your eyes on the Fluted Minaret's Selijuk architecture and a 9th-century medieval clock tower. Use your time to join relaxing boat trip or to visit local shops, walk the streets, or stroll along the harbor. Then it's time to visit the Lower Duden waterfall in the Lara district, which empties into the Mediterranean Sea from towering, 40-meter-high cliffs. Take a photo at the waterfalls and visit Lara beach before boarding the bus and heading back to your hotel.

Antalya: City Tour with Cable Car, Boat Trip, and Waterfall

2. Antalya: City Tour with Cable Car, Boat Trip, and Waterfall

Discover the natural beauty of Antalya on this full-day tour. Visit the Lower Duden Waterfall, and take a boat trip to see even more. Then visit the highlights of the old city of Kaleici. Your full-day Antalya City and Waterfall Tour begin in the morning with a drive to the Lower Duden Waterfall visit. Walk through the beautiful park and view the spectacular 30-meter-high Duden Waterfall which falls to the sea from the cliff. Back in Antalya, you’ll enjoy a 45-minute to 1-hour boat trip from the old harbor. You’ll have views of the coastline of Antalya’s old city as you arrive in the harbor. Take a break for lunch at a local restaurant. And then explore Kaleici – the old city. See the main attractions, including Hadrian’s Gate, the Clock Tower, Kesik Minare, and the city walls dating back to the 2nd century.

Antalya: Sightseeing City Tour with Cable Car and Boat Trip

3. Antalya: Sightseeing City Tour with Cable Car and Boat Trip

Interesting history, engaging culture, and a flawless authentic atmosphere are among the things you can expect to experience when joining the Antalya City Tour. The excursion is available on a daily basis and begins during the morning. For your own convenience, transfer services are part of the price. During the day, you will receive a comprehensive overview of the city’s most famous and important sites. You will also have some free time to shop souvenirs, visit sites on your own, or even enjoy a cup of traditional Turkish coffee or tea at one of the charming places where locals go. The old town of Antalya is one of the main attractions of the city. During your time there, you are free to walk around and visit the landmark spots. The guide can offer recommendations that suits your interest. In the old town, you can visit Hadrian’s Gate, the Clock and Bramn Tower, as well as the Yivliminare Mosque.For the best panorama of Antalya, a cable car ride is also included in the price. From the top of the mountain, expect to witness the outstanding beauty of Antalya, so get your camera ready! The schedule also includes a visit at the infamous Duden with a boat. The waterfalls are truly impressive, as the water falls from a 45-meter height into the Mediterranean Sea. Antalya City Tour finishes during the afternoon, with a drop off service at your place of accommodation.

From Side: Antalya Aquarium Tour with Ticket and Transfer

4. From Side: Antalya Aquarium Tour with Ticket and Transfer

We pick up our guests from the side area between 08:-09:20 and start our tour. We have a 1-hour journey with our guide explaining himself and our program. During the journey, we reach the Kalpurkaldıran waterfall, our first destination in Antalya, with our guide explaining the culture, geography, agriculture and history of Antalya. This is the biggest waterfall of Antalya. We have 30 minutes at the Kalpuzkaldıran waterfall, which is famous for its natural beauty, which is formed where the Döden Stream rises from the Taurus Mountains and flows from the fertile plains sometimes above the ground and sometimes from the underground, pouring into the Mediterranean from a height of 38 meters. After leaving the waterfall, where we took unique photos, we headed towards the world's largest tunnel aquarium (131 meters long and 3 meters wide), opened in 2012, and you can see fish that grow in the Mediterranean around the Indian, Kizifdeniz, Atlantic, Pacific and large cylinder aquariums with 4 thematic aquariums. There are 64 tanks in the aquarium, which has a water volume of 6800 cubic meters. The decoration of the tank (over 10 thousand sea creatures) was designed by the Italian sculptor Benedetti in Africa, then there are the wrecks of warplanes, ships and submarines that crashed off the coast of Meis Island. Upon arrival at the aquarium, our tour of the aquarium continues and we have 2 hours of hadar time, as our guide buys the tickets and distributes them to the guests. With our ticket, we enter the aquarium from the entrance on the 3rd floor. There is enough time for an aquarium of approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour. After the aquarium, we reach the wax museum on the 4th floor with the same ticket. In the wax museum, you can visit the wax statues of nearly 100 world-famous musicians, actors, politicians and scientists with their real body measurements. Our time allotted for the wax museum is between 30 and 45 minutes. After leaving the world-famous aquarium, we set out for the castle in a 15-minute journey. When we arrive, our 2-hour free time starts after our guide informs us about the meeting place and time. During this time, if you wish, you can visit the castle, the Roman city walls (2nd century AD), Hadrian's Gate, Hidirlik Tower, Byzantine churches ( AD) Seljuk artifacts, the symbol of the city, the fluted minaret (13th century), Ottoman houses and mosques (15.16 AD). .17.18.19.y.y) You have to be careful because the streets are like a maze, you can get lost. If you are in terents, you can dine at Timanda baik restaurants and take a boat tour. If desired, you can shop in the stores and shops in the castle, sit in any cafe and enjoy the unique view. When the time is up, we meet our guide and set out for our hotels. After a 1-hour journey, we arrive at our hotel at 17:15 and 18:00. We continue our holiday with the happiness of having a nice day.

Antalya: Old Town Harbor Sightseeing Cruise

5. Antalya: Old Town Harbor Sightseeing Cruise

Antalya, a breathtaking city located on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey, has long been a popular tourist destination. The city is renowned for its stunning beaches, historical landmarks, and world-renowned cuisine. However, one attraction that stands out in Antalya is the old town, which can be explored through a two-hour boat trip. The old town of Antalya, also known as Kaleici, is a picturesque neighborhood situated at the heart of the city. This thriving district dates back to ancient Roman times and is surrounded by ramparts and towers that have withstood the test of time. The old town is packed with elegant Ottoman architecture, lively bazaars, and winding alleyways that lead visitors back in time. The area has preserved its historical character and remains one of the most visited places in Antalya. A remarkable way to explore the old town of Antalya is by taking a two-hour boat trip. This boat ride offers a different perspective of Kaleici and allows visitors to appreciate the city's stunning coastline. The ride takes visitors from the old harbor, located at the feet of the city walls, across the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea. As the boat glides through the dazzling waters, passengers can witness the beautiful scenery and spectacular views of the old city. During the tour, the boat captain explains the history behind landmarks and points of interest, providing passengers with insight into the ancient city's rich past. The boat ride includes stops at various parts of the old town, enabling passengers to disembark and explore the charming narrow streets and Ottoman architecture at their leisure. This aspect of the tour allows visitors to get a closer look at the old town's ancient ruins, historical artifacts, and beautiful scenery from the land's perspective. In conclusion, a two-hour boat trip through the old town of Antalya is an utterly unique experience that visitors will remember for a lifetime. It is a relaxing and enjoyable way to take in the breathtaking scenery and learn about the ancient city's exciting history. With beautiful architecture, stunning scenery, and a vibrant atmosphere that oozes historical charm, the old town of Antalya is a magnificent place to visit. The boat trip experience adds to the excitement of exploring the old town, allowing for a full sensory immersion of the city.

Antalya: City Tour with 2 Waterfalls and Old Town Boat Tour

6. Antalya: City Tour with 2 Waterfalls and Old Town Boat Tour

Drive by air-conditioned vehicle to the beautiful Düden Waterfalls. Marvel as the Lower Düden Falls cascade over the rocks and fall 40 meters into the Mediterranean Sea. Continue to the national park of Kurşunlu Waterfalls to see the water from a tributary of the Aksu River stream across the rocks and drop from the plateau into the lake. Get back to nature and soak up the surrounding flora and fauna. Next, go to Upper Düden Falls and discover a hidden cave where its possible to walk behind the waterfall. Enjoy lunch in the park as you listen to the sound of the falling water. End with a tour of Kaleiçi in the historic city center of Antalya. Admire the Ottoman-era architecture and remains of the Roman walls. Wander the narrow streets lined with stone and timber houses, and see the ruins of Hadrian’s Gate, built to commemorate a visit by the Roman emperor in 130 AD.

Explore the old town with local taste

7. Explore the old town with local taste

Our expedition starts at The Clock Tower (where we will meet). Then we will start to explore ancient and historical streets, you will meet all hidden and known points of Old Town (Kaleiçi) I will show you the most featured and some secret spots of Old Town (Kaleiçi). Ethnographic Museum, Clock Tower, Karatay Madrasah, Local Flavor Tasting, Hidirlik Tower, Panoramic Terasses, Hadrian's Gate and Ancient City Walls, are just a few example routes of our tour. It is a walking tour around 3 hours on foot. We walk through the narrow streets of old town and explore the atmosphere. End of the tour we will try a local desert; Semolina Halva -İrmik (Semolina) Helva is a classic Ottoman light dessert and Turkish people have been cooking this for centuries. Served with ice cream, tahini & peanut

Antalya: Old Town Guided Walking Tour

8. Antalya: Old Town Guided Walking Tour

Antalya Kaleici walking tour is an ideal way to explore the rich cultural heritage of the city. The tour takes visitors through the historical center of Antalya, which is located next to the stunning turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea. This area was once the hub of international trade in the region due to its strategic location. Today, it has been restored to showcase the grandeur of this ancient port city. Visitors walking through the picturesque streets of Kaleici are often left in awe of the fascinating highlights of the area. One of the main highlights of the Antalya Kaleici walking tour is the ancient Hadrian's Gate. This grand gate was built in the year 130 AD under the rule of the Roman Emperor Hadrian. This monumental structure still stands tall and proud and is an excellent example of Roman architecture in the region. Visitors can take a leisurely walk through the gate, marveling at its intricate design and grandeur. The Old Harbor is also a must-see attraction when walking through Kaleici. The harbor is a beautiful sight, especially when the sun sets; the panoramic view is breathtaking. Visitors can take a stroll down the docks, where boats of different sizes and designs are docked, take a boat tour or sample the fresh seafood delicacies provided by restaurants surrounding it. As visitors walk through the winding cobblestone streets of Kaleici, they will encounter other hidden gems such as the Clock Tower and Hadrian's Wall. The Clock Tower was built in 1901 and served as the main entrance to Antalya Castle. It looms over the city's rooftops, providing an excellent vantage point over the whole city. On the other hand, Hadrian's Wall is part of the ancient fortifications that surrounded the city, protecting its residents. In conclusion, the Antalya Kaleici walking tour is an excellent way to discover the rich historical and cultural heritage of the old city. From the grand Hadrian's Gate to the ancient fortifications, each highlight provides a glimpse into the rich history of the region. Visitors can take their time meandering through the fascinating winding streets, which areThe Hadrian's Gate, also known as Üç Kapılar or Three Gates, is one of the most impressive landmarks of Antalya Old Town. This monumental arch was built in 130 AD in honor of Emperor Hadrian's visit to the city, and it marks the entrance to the old city. It's an excellent starting point for a walking tour of Antalya Old Town. The Yivli Minaret Mosque is an iconic landmark of Antalya, with its unique minaret that has eight fluted sections. This 14th-century mosque was built during the Seljuk dynasty and still serves as a place of worship today. It's a beautiful example of Islamic architecture and a must-visit spot in Antalya Old Town. The Hidirlik Tower is a Roman-era tower located on the hill overlooking Antalya Old Town and the Mediterranean Sea. It's one of the oldest structures in the city, dating back to the 2nd century AD. The tower served as a lighthouse during the Middle Ages and is now a popular spot for tourists to take in the stunning views of the city and the sea.

Antalya: Self-Guided Audio City Tour on Your Phone

9. Antalya: Self-Guided Audio City Tour on Your Phone

Be transported to the past with this smartphone tour of Antalya. Listen to the stories behind sites like Republic Square and Yivli Minare Mosque. Download your tour and use the text, audio narration, and map features offline to save your data. Stroll through Antalya at your own pace and gain insight into the captivating history of this ancient city. Start your tour in the vibrant Republic Square which offers views of the city. Continue on to explore iconic sights like the 9th century Clock Tower, Pazar Hamam, and Atatürk’s House Museum. View the towering Yivli Minare Mosque and the boats in the marina. See the old Roman gate build by Hadrian.

Antalya Highlights Escape Game and Tour

10. Antalya Highlights Escape Game and Tour

Get to know Antalya at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts and legends. An ideal outdoor activity for first time visitors, couples, groups, families, and children. Can be used as a great team-building activity. Use the app and integrated maps to find your way to 10 attractions in Antalya. Solve a location-based riddle at each attraction and unlock the next location you need to visit. The app includes facts and information about each location you stop at. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the city sightseeing game. You can start the game anytime, the schedule is indicative. Start your tour from Ataturk Park, the centre of many of the city's youth! Visit Republic Square, the soul of the city and explore the Antalya Toy Museum where young and old alike are filled with play and life. Photograph the Eskili Mosquee and get lost looking at the imposing Yivliminare Mosque. Then the monument to Attalus II Philadelphus the Greek founder of Antalya awaits you. The famous Clock Tower with a history of almost 125 years. Admire all the Hadrian's Gate that has been standing there for about 2000 years. The Church of Saint Alypius the Stylite will enchant you, while the Karaloglou Park will be the icing on the cake of this unique tour, because there you will take the most beautiful photos for your collection.

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4.2 / 5

based on 401 reviews

The trip is definitely worth the money paid; great and polite tour guide and safe ride! Only off putting if you’re in a tour with idiots! We had a very rude woman with our trip that ruined it for us! From refusing to budge over when another passenger wanted to sit to moaning about everything from having to pay for her own drinks, steps and windy roads!! She even slammed her bag at me upon getting in the tour van because the idiot thought a stray dog was my dog coming into the van! What if it’s a blind man with their guide dog? Idiots like her shouldn’t be allowed out….. Everyone except themselves didn’t enjoy her company!!!! Then again it’s not the tour operators fault for picking idiots up as they’re everywhere!!!

It was great. But extremely disappointed at the food lunch offered. I would rather select a restaurant my delft. The fact that served boiling hot beer and beverages as really bad. Enjoyed my trip was worth the money. Except the food. Better if you offer free Turkish coffee and not that meal in that particular awful restaurant

It was very good! Yousef picked us up from the hotel and then did a very detailed tour of the old town, marina and Duden waterfalls. We also had a meal included in the activity (drinks have to be paid by yourself) but the meal is paid for. I highly recommend booking with him! Very friendly and a good tour guide.

Worth every penny, amazing scenery and a very knowledgeable guide, if I had one criticism it would be the lunch, no choice and had to wait to be served but the food was nice once we received it.

Great tour, well arranged and the people are very friendly. A warm encounter, you’ll see nice views and the inner parts of the city. All guided without worrying about transport and the bustle.