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From Side City: Visit to Ormana Village & Altinbesik Cave

Product ID: 336771
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Visit the mountain village of Ormana and Altinbesik, Turkey's largest cave. See authentic button houses and enjoy a subterranean lake boat ride.
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Duration: 9 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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English, German

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit mountain villages and admire the traditional houses
  • Discover the largest underground lake in the country
  • Enjoy lunch at a restaurant in Ormana village
  • See the Golden Cradle Cavern
Full description
Begin this full-day tour with a drive into the Taurus Mountains. Your first stop of the day is Avasun, known as the village of bay leaves. Stop to take in the views over the Green Canyon and Green Lake and take the opportunity to grab some terrific holiday snaps.

Visit the village of Ürünlü and learn about the distinctive button houses, an architectural curiosity famous in this area. Enjoy a tea or coffee break at a traditional house before visiting Altinbesik Cave National Park. During your tour you'll also have the chance to take a boat ride on a subterranean lake and see the stalactite and stalagmite formations in the Golden Cradle Cavern.

In Ormana village, see more button houses and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Continue to Sarihacilar köyü, a village on the Silk Road before visiting a traditional house and a spectacular 650-year-old Ottoman mosque.
Includes
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • 20-minute boat trip to the Altinbesik Cave
  • Professional local guide
  • Air-conditioned minibus
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses