Alanya Manavgat River Cruise

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This full-day combination tour offers a wonderful opportunity to explore stunning scenery, historical towns, and indulge in some fantastic bargain hunting. The Manavgat River Cruise is a relaxing nature and sightseeing tour that takes you to the local waterfalls and then gently sails along the beautiful Manavgat River. The picturesque surroundings on both sides of the boat provide a sense of tranquility as you enjoy the leisurely cruise.

During the tour, you'll also have the chance to visit the vibrant Manavgat market, which features a large mosque and a bustling bazaar. Here, you can immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere and find a wide range of items, from dried fruits and spices to clothing and souvenirs. It's the perfect opportunity to showcase your bargaining skills and find some great deals. Remember to bring your wallet and be prepared to haggle for the best prices.

The Manavgat River is a natural gem nestled in the surrounding countryside, located approximately 60km from Alanya and 5km from Side. As the boat sets sail along the serene green waters of the river, keep an eye out for the local wildlife, including turtles nesting in the shade of trees. Feel free to bask in the sun on the boat's roof, enjoying a moment of relaxation and cool breezes to escape the midday heat.

Our boat journey along the Manavgat River takes approximately 2 hours, and it culminates in a special treat—a secluded beach spot where the river merges with the Mediterranean Sea. This unique natural phenomenon combines the cool river water with the warmer saltwater of the sea. You'll have the opportunity to relax on the beach, soak up the sun, or take a refreshing swim in the harmonious blend of waters. As you enjoy the idyllic setting, lunch will be served on board the boat, accompanied by the gentle lapping of waves against the wooden hull.

Afterward, we'll venture into the lively bazaar of Manavgat, where you can witness the bustling daily life as locals shop for their cooking ingredients and everyday necessities. This is the perfect opportunity to showcase your bartering skills as you negotiate with the friendly stall owners for the best prices on souvenirs. The market offers something for everyone, and it's a fantastic place to capture vibrant snapshots of local life, so be sure to bring your camera along. Don't miss the chance to visit the impressive Manavgat Mosque, adorned with four minarets and housing a stunning collection of ornaments. The atmosphere in Manavgat truly exudes an oriental charm.

Please note that this tour operates only on Mondays and Thursdays from April to mid-October to coincide with the local market days, ensuring you get the full experience of this vibrant destination.

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  • Lunch
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  • Guide

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Tour Itinerary

  1. Pickup Service

    Our friendly drivers will pick you up from your hotel, and together we'll embark on a scenic 60km journey to Manavgat.

  2. Manavgat River Trip

    Upon arrival in Manavgat, you'll be greeted by our double-decker boat, ready to set sail. The adventure begins with a visit to the magnificent Manavgat Falls, where you can witness the breathtaking beauty of cascading waters. As we continue our leisurely cruise, the surroundings transform into serene pine-covered banks, creating a tranquil atmosphere. Feel free to soak up the sun, find a cozy spot on the boat's deck, and immerse yourself in the natural wonders along the way.

  3. Swim Break

    We'll anchor the boat at the Manavgat delta, where the river gracefully merges with the sea. This is your chance to dive into the refreshing waters for a revitalizing swim. Alternatively, you can choose to relax on the beautiful sandy beach, basking in the warm sunlight.

  4. BBQ Lunch

    A delicious BBQ lunch will be served on the boat, ensuring you have a satisfying meal while enjoying the picturesque views. Rest assured, lunch is included in the tour price.

  5. Free Time in Manavgat

    Upon reaching Manavgat town, you'll have ample free time to explore the area at your own pace. Don't miss the opportunity to visit the impressive Manavgat Mosque, one of the largest on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey. The vibrant bazaar is a must-visit, offering a plethora of options for souvenir shopping. Feel free to indulge in some holiday shopping and find that perfect memento to commemorate your trip.

  6. Manavgat Waterfall

    For those interested in a closer look at the captivating waterfalls, our driver will be available to take you on a short journey to the falls. Please note that there is a small entrance fee for this optional excursion.

  7. Return Service

    As the day comes to an end and your exploration in Manavgat concludes, our driver will ensure your comfortable return to your hotel in Alanya. Sit back, relax, and reminisce about the wonderful experiences of the day.

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