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Sapadere Canyon Alanya

Sapadere Canyon Alanya

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Alanya Sapadere Canyon

Overview

Just by commuting about 25miles from Alanya you can reach to a part of paradise – Sapadere Canyon – which is near the Sapadere Village. Actually, it wasn’t well-known till 2008, only by the locals living in the area. Sapadere Canyon is a natural sight that is undoubtedly worth to visit while travelling to Alanya, in other words, if you are into nature and walking through it, this tourist attraction is a must-go place that under no circumstance, you should not miss it.

This natural beauty is made out of water, ice and wind erosion and is about 800 meter long and 400 meter high. The tourists would be surprised and amazed by the eye-catching scenery, various small waterfalls flowing over the stones, different kinds of flowers, plants, animals and significantly colorful birds and butterflies. By going there, you are more than a hundred meter far from the sea and the coast, you can breathe the fresh breeze even sometimes a bit cold.

Furthermore, the turquoise water of the river is hardly ever more than 10 degrees Celsius, although the temperature of the weather can reach +30. The visitors are allowed to swim in the river (the natural pool), if they desire; of course you can do so by reaching to the end of the path or walk down the stairs. Also, to enjoy the refreshing water, it is possible to use the surrounding step-ladders.

300 meters after Sapadere Canyon’s entrance, exactly at the end of the path, the tourists would face with incredibly beautiful scene and marvelous waterfall, which can be the most spectacular spot for visitors to take photos and record their unforgettable memories. To walk in this area and get to the end line, you are offered a pretty wooden path which has been built along the river to make the tour easier for the holiday makers.

It is possible to experience this tour and visit this location by your own individual trip or by an organized tour. If you decide to take the trip individually, you can take a taxi or drive yourself, go about 20 km east from Alanya center then by turning left you will reach to Demirtas village, go up the village and by the help of the road signs you will arrive to Sapadere Canyon directly. By choosing an organized tour you will be picked up from your hotel by comfortable bus or powerful Jeep. In general, Sapadere Canyon offers great pleasure to the soul of human to appreciate the green views and the Taurus mountain range that its peaks are covered by snow.

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Details about Alanya Sapadere Canyon

Adding to the walking and jogging through the fantastic path in the middle of the green nature of the Sapadere Canyon, in the richer program the tourists can visit the Sapadere Village, a mosque, an old watermill, a silk producing workshop and fruit gardens where it is possible to pick fresh orange and also taste local and striking fruits. Moreover, you might have an opportunity to see some famous caves- Dwarf, Guceler or Smurffs cave – that was opened to the public by paying its entrance fee separately. By entering to the caves you surely will surprise with the interesting and amazing aspects of the caves, as an example, the stalactite is covered with the stalagmites which makes a stunning features in your mind.

The visitors also can see directly the nomadic Turkish life in Sapadere Village and be familiar with their lifestyle and the locals are really friendly.

After watching the fabulous nature in Saparede Canyon the lunch will be served with a variety of delicious Turkish food among the trees. The materials for making the food are prepared from the village. Certainly, this part of trip would affect your spirit remarkably.

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Possible Activities

Adding to the walking and jogging through the fantastic path in the middle of the green nature of the Sapadere Canyon, in the richer program the tourists can visit the Sapadere Village, a mosque, an old watermill, a silk producing workshop and fruit gardens where it is possible to pick fresh orange and also taste local and striking fruits. Moreover, you might have an opportunity to see some famous caves- Dwarf, Guceler or Smurffs cave – that was opened to the public by paying its entrance fee separately. By entering to the caves you surely will surprise with the interesting and amazing aspects of the caves, as an example, the stalactite is covered with the stalagmites which makes a stunning features in your mind.

The visitors also can see directly the nomadic Turkish life in Sapadere Village and be familiar with their lifestyle and the locals are really friendly. After watching the fabulous nature in Saparede Canyon the lunch will be served with a variety of delicious Turkish food among the trees. The materials for making the food are prepared from the village. Certainly, this part of trip would affect your spirit remarkably.

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Extra Information and Tips

  • Whenever you want you can go to the Canyon because there is no opening – hours, do not forget to bring enough amount of water with you. Of course at the entrance there are restaurants and a tea place to buy drink.
  • At the entrance and in the middle of the Canyon there are toilets.
  • It is recommended to cover your head during the trip because the air may be cooler.
  • It is also advisable to use mosquito protection.
  • Do not forget to wear sunglasses, sun screen cream and hats.
  • Try to wear comfortable clothes which you do not mind of being dirty.