In The Heart Of The Taurus From Side: Ormana Village & Golden Cradle Cavern

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  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    hotel pick-up
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  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


New travel adventure awaits you on this exciting tour to Ormana village and Altinbesik cave, the largest cave in Turkey. Authentic button houses will guide you through the history of more than 100 years, and a boat ride on a subterranean lake will reveal amazing cave formations.

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Get picked up from the hotel between 08:30 and 9:00 am and drive away from the resort up to the Taurus mountains. This tour is conducted in a comfortable air-conditioned minibus and accompanied by a professional local guide. First stop at Avasun village located 900 metres above sea level. This place is also called a village of bay leaves. Continue to altitude of 1200 metres and stop for a stunning view over the Green Canyon and Green Lake.
On arrival to the second village, called rnl, learn about the history of unique button houses. These old buildings give a special charm and authenticity to the area. Enjoy a 30 minutes tea/coffee break at a traditional house before the adventure part of the excursion. Visit the Altinbesik Cave National Park and its main attraction - the Golden Cradle Cavern. It can be visited from the first level by boat. So get ready for an exciting boat ride on a subterranean lake, the largest one in Turkey. Amazing cave formations (stalagmites, stalactites) can be seen.
Next place to visit is Ormana village, also famous for its button houses and unspoiled nature. Enjoy delicious lunch at a local restaurant. You can choose cooked chicken or baked fish, all drinks extra. Continue to Sarihacilar ky, a village on the Silk Road. This is a place with more than 800 years history. Visit a traditional village house and a 650 years old Ottoman mosque.
Your exciting tour to the heart of Taurus ends with a hotel drop-off. Approximate time of arrival is 5:00 pm.



Professional guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off



Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Infants must sit on laps

Not wheelchair accessible

Infant meals not included

The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers