Day trip

Side: Alanya City, Sapadere Canyon, and Goblin's Cave Tour

4.2 / 5

18 reviews

Activity provider: Seven Tours

Side: Alanya City, Sapadere Canyon, and Goblin's Cave Tour

Activity provider: Seven Tours

From US$ 44 per person

Enjoy a full-day excursion to Alanya from Side and discover the wonders of Sapadere Canyon and Goblin’s Cave. Hike through the canyon, soak up incredible views of the landscape, have lunch at a local restaurant, and visit the stunning Seyir Terrace.

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Duration 9 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, German, Turkish
Pickup included
Pickup from all hotels in Side.

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the city of Alanya on a day tour from Side
  • Hike through the stunning Sapadere Canyon
  • Explore Goblin's Cave or swim in mountain mineral water
  • Admire sprawling scenic views from Seyir Terrace
  • Enjoy 2-hours of free time to explore the city at your own pace
Full description
Your adventure begins with pickup from your hotel in Side and heads to the coastal city of Alanya. The first stop of the day is the Sapadere Canyon, a stunning natural site formed by years of wind, water, and ice erosion. Follow your guide on an exciting hike through the canyon and watch out for the array of wildlife that lives, especially colorful birds and butterflies. Once you’ve worked up an appetite from your hike, enjoy a relaxing stopover at a local restaurant and dine on a delicious lunch. Once you’re feeling suitably re-energized, continue your hike through the canyon. As you walk, soak up incredible views of the numerous waterfalls and stop to take photos as a selection of view points. You can also opt to visit Goblin’s Cave for an additional fee, or swim in the mineral waters that trickle down from the Taurus Mountains. Before leaving the canyon stop by Seyir Terrace, which boasts incredible views of Alanya and the surrounding landscapes. Finally, enjoy 2-hours of free time in the city to explore at your own pace and see the sights that interest you most. There’s plenty to discover in Alanya, including Cleopatra Beach, the Red Tower, and the Teleferik. At the end of an unforgettable day, sit back and relax on the return journey to Side.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off in Side
  • Lunch
  • Professional tour guide
  • Sapadere Canyon entrance fee
  • Free time in Alanya city center
  • Air-conditioned bus
  • Travel insurance
  • Drinks
  • Goblin's cave entrance fee
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
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

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Camera
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  •  This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
  •  Please wear comfortable shoes, and bring your camera and a raincoat
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 18 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4/5
  • Value for money
    3.6/5

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A nice trip with a great tour guide. However, you have to be aware that you also sit in the bus for several hours to get from one station to another. This is not a problem in itself, but reading the description of the excursion, one could quickly think that one is more hiking/running. But overall a nice day. The canyon is very beautiful, you can go swimming in (cold) clear water. Alanya is a beautiful city and the lunch restaurant is very nicely located and offers delicious food.

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October 5, 2022

Perfect trip! We saw a lot in and around Alanya and had enough time at each station to discover something for ourselves. The bus driver and tour guide were incredibly nice and answered every question. German was difficult, but with English and Russian you could communicate perfectly and without any problems. Highly recommended!

August 18, 2022

Im Großen und Ganzen ein toller Ausflug, der Guide war super, hab viele Infos und nette Gespräche die einem das Land und die Lebensweise erhalten. die Zeit in der Schlucht mit einer Stunde leider sehr knapp und darauf hatten wir uns so gefreut. Mittagessen war gut. Alanya mit einer Stunde eigentlich nicht nötig, hätten dafür lieber mehr Zeit in der Schlucht gehabt.

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October 30, 2022

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