Tazi Canyon tour from Side

Tazi canyon tour from Side is an opportunity to visit the ancient city of Selge, see the stone sculpture of Adam Kayalar live, and also take the most colorful pictures in all of Turkey from a height of 1260 meters above sea level

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Tazi canyon tour from Side is a journey to the most picturesque and deepest gorge of the Köprülü National Park.

Tazi Canyon height above sea level

Buy a tour to the kingdom of endless valleys, dense thickets of coniferous-deciduous forests and sheer cliffs that lean over a seething mountain stream. Tazi Canyon, at an altitude of 1260 meters above sea level, Turkey will open up from a completely different side, without the gloss of luxury hotels, the sea and the golden beach.

Tazi canyon story

History of the area. Excursion to Tazi Canyon from Side is not limited to visiting one observation deck. An active program begins in the village of Beshkonak, where tourists, having transferred to powerful jeeps, set off to get to know the beauties of the Koprulu protected area and its sights, which have become available for visiting since 1973.

The area itself has a history that goes back many centuries to the past, when the Koprucay river, then called Eurymedon, broke through a crevice in the rocks with its full-flowing, strong current, 14 kilometers long and 100 meters wide, thereby forming two the shores, interconnected by the Oluk stone bridge, built in the 2nd century BC. the Romans. The bridge was repeatedly destroyed, rebuilt, reconstructed, but in the end, today you can not only look at the monument of antiquity, but also cross it to the other side to continue the walk.

Selge Antique City

There is another memorable place 11 kilometers from Oluk, where you can rarely meet crowds of tourists. Having passed through the masonry of the bridge, the narrow road leads further, opening up fantastic panoramic views of mountain landscapes, and then dives into the very thicket of the dense forest, and behind it it is the ancient city of Selge, once the most densely populated and strategically important settlement of the ancient Pisidia, with developed trade and agrarian business. It was here that the 5th century BC. minted the first coin. Its fertile land was the object of desire of many peoples who tried to conquer the impregnable city built on a hill 1300 meters above sea level. However, the locals managed to maintain their independence for more than 3 centuries.

Now there is little left of its former power: a theater for 10 thousand spectators, the remains of the temples of Zeus and Artemis, and barrels for storing water.

Adam Kayalar story

But a little further begins what is definitely worth paying attention to - a place called Adam Kayalar, translated from Turkish as "rock people". Huge stone giants are involuntarily associated with the petrified army that stands guard at the entrance to the ancient city.

You can only see something similar in the valleys of Cappadocia as part of the Cappadocia tour from Side, the cost of which in the new season has decreased compared to last year.

The Tazi canyon tour from Side is perfect for lovers of rich programs who want to see as much as possible in one day. When going on a trip, you definitely need to take care of a sufficient supply of drinking water and protection from the scorching sun, and give preference to comfortable sports style from clothes. And of course, do not forget about the camera, the memory card of which will be full of colorful and vivid memorable photos.

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Tazi Canyon tour from Side price 2024

Adult 25£
Kids (7-12 ) 13£
Infants (0 -6) Free

Tazi Canyon tour from Side programm

  • In addition to the standard Tazi Canyon and Rafting program, you can order an extended Tazi Canyon, Rafting, Zipline from Side.
  • Tazi canyon tour from Side begins with a meeting with tourists at the hotels
  • Transfer in comfortable buses to the Köprülü National Park
  • Arrival to Beshkonak village
  • Familiarization with safety precautions, briefing on the rules of rafting on a mountain river
  • Exciting mountain river rafting under the guidance of experienced instructors
  • Lunch of national cuisine
  • Return to Beshkonak village
  • Stop at the most picturesque locations of the famous Tazi canyon for photos 
  • Transfer to hotels

Attention! The sequence of the tour program may vary depending on the season.

Tazi Canyon tour from Side details

Tour daysEvery day
Tour hours 09:30 — 16:00
Includes transfer, guide services, lunch, insurance
Excludes The photos and videos , personal expenses, drinks.
Don't Forgets Sunscreen, hat, comfortable shoes, dry clothes for rafting.

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