RAFTING AND BUGGY SAFARI IN ALANYA

  • RAFTING AND BUGGY SAFARI IN ALANYA - THINGS TO DO IN ALANYA AND TOURS

    RAFTING AND BUGGY SAFARI IN ALANYA - THINGS TO DO IN ALANYA AND TOURS

  • RAFTING AND BUGGY SAFARI IN ALANYA - THINGS TO DO IN ALANYA AND TOURS

    RAFTING AND BUGGY SAFARI IN ALANYA - THINGS TO DO IN ALANYA AND TOURS

  • RAFTING AND BUGGY SAFARI IN ALANYA - THINGS TO DO IN ALANYA AND TOURS

    RAFTING AND BUGGY SAFARI IN ALANYA - THINGS TO DO IN ALANYA AND TOURS

  • RAFTING AND BUGGY SAFARI IN ALANYA - THINGS TO DO IN ALANYA AND TOURS

    RAFTING AND BUGGY SAFARI IN ALANYA - THINGS TO DO IN ALANYA AND TOURS

  • RAFTING AND BUGGY SAFARI IN ALANYA - THINGS TO DO IN ALANYA AND TOURS

    RAFTING AND BUGGY SAFARI IN ALANYA - THINGS TO DO IN ALANYA AND TOURS

  • RAFTING AND BUGGY SAFARI IN ALANYA - THINGS TO DO IN ALANYA AND TOURS

    RAFTING AND BUGGY SAFARI IN ALANYA - THINGS TO DO IN ALANYA AND TOURS

  • RAFTING AND BUGGY SAFARI IN ALANYA - THINGS TO DO IN ALANYA AND TOURS

    RAFTING AND BUGGY SAFARI IN ALANYA - THINGS TO DO IN ALANYA AND TOURS

  • RAFTING AND BUGGY SAFARI IN ALANYA - THINGS TO DO IN ALANYA AND TOURS

    RAFTING AND BUGGY SAFARI IN ALANYA - THINGS TO DO IN ALANYA AND TOURS

  • RAFTING AND BUGGY SAFARI IN ALANYA - THINGS TO DO IN ALANYA AND TOURS

    RAFTING AND BUGGY SAFARI IN ALANYA - THINGS TO DO IN ALANYA AND TOURS

  • RAFTING AND BUGGY SAFARI IN ALANYA - THINGS TO DO IN ALANYA AND TOURS

    RAFTING AND BUGGY SAFARI IN ALANYA - THINGS TO DO IN ALANYA AND TOURS

  • RAFTING AND BUGGY SAFARI IN ALANYA - THINGS TO DO IN ALANYA AND TOURS

    RAFTING AND BUGGY SAFARI IN ALANYA - THINGS TO DO IN ALANYA AND TOURS

TOUR DURATION: 10 Hours
TOUR LANGUAGE: English
TOUR PERIOD: 12/5/2021 - 30/11/2021
TOUR DAYS: Everyday
PICK UP PLACE: Main entrance of accommodation place
DROP OFF PLACE: Main entrance of accommodation place
$ 35,00

TOUR DETAILS

Rafting and buggy safari tour from Alanya to Turkey. Price and details are here. Transfer is included in the price from hotels in Mahmutlar, Avsallar, Konakli, Okurcalar, Incekum, Turkler, Kestel, Tosmur, Kargicak, Alanya, Payallar, Obagel-Oba-Obakoy, Pashabey



TOUR PROGRAM

  • Our guests will be picked up from hotels
  • Arrival in Koprul Canyon
  • Delivery of necessary equipment for rafting
  • Rafting instruction
  • Arrival at the starting point
  • Rafting on the river to the first stop
  • First stop near the bridge to take pictures and swim (30 minutes )
  • Rafting on the river to the second stop (45 minutes )
  • Second stop to take pictures and swim (15 minutes)
  • Rafting on the river to the finish line
  • Showering and changing
  • Lunch
  • Departure to the side on parkour Buggy safari
  • Instruction about bugs
  • Riding buggies
  • Our guests will be dropped off at the hotels
Children's Free Travel Information
  • Children who travel for free on the tour are not provided with separate seats on the bus. Children take places together with adults (sitting on their hands).
  • If you would like your child to occupy a separate seat on the bus, please designate it at the time of booking as a child for which you need to pay or as an adult.
P.S
  • The sequence of the program can be changed at the discretion of the guide, depending on weather conditions or busy locations. For example, riding a buggy can be both at the beginning of the tour, and at the end or in the middle of the tour.

PICK-UP TIMES FROM HOTELS BY REGIONS (Approximately)

  • At 08:30 from hotels in Mahmutlar
  • At 08:30 from hotels in Avsallar
  • At 08:30 from hotels in Konakli
  • At 08:30 from hotels in Okurcalar
  • At 08:30 from hotels in Incekum
  • At 08:30 from hotels in Turkler
  • At 08:30 from hotels in Kestel
  • At 08:30 from hotels in Tosmur
  • At 08:30 from hotels in Kargicak
  • At 08:30 from hotels in Alanya
  • At 08:30 from hotels in Payallar
  • At 08:30 from hotels in Obagel-Oba-Obakoy
  • At 08:30 from hotels in Pashabey

Please Note

  • After booking, we will send you the exact time and details of the excursion via WhatsApp or Viber.

DROP-OFF TIMES TO HOTELS BY REGIONS (Approximately)

  • At 17:30-18:30 to hotels in Mahmutlar
  • At 17:30-18:30 to hotels in Avsallar
  • At 17:30-18:30 to hotels in Konakli
  • At 17:30-18:30 to hotels in Okurcalar
  • At 17:30-18:30 to hotels in Incekum
  • At 17:30-18:30 to hotels in Turkler
  • At 17:30-18:30 to hotels in Kestel
  • At 17:30-18:30 to hotels in Tosmur
  • At 17:30-18:30 to hotels in Kargicak
  • At 17:30-18:30 to hotels in Alanya
  • At 17:30-18:30 to hotels in Payallar
  • At 17:30-18:30 to hotels in Obagel-Oba-Obakoy
  • At 17:30-18:30 to hotels in Pashabey

DISTANCE TO KOPRULU CANYON

  • Distance from Mahmutlar to Koprul Canyon: 136 km - 2 hours 10 minutes
  • Distance from Avsallar to Koprul Canyon: 102 km - 1 hours 40 minutes
  • Distance from Konakli to Koprul Canyon: 115 km - 1 hours 50 minutes
  • Distance from Okurcalar to Koprul Canyon: 94 km - 1 hours 30 minutes
  • Distance from Incekum to Koprul Canyon: 98 km - 1 hours 30 minutes
  • Distance from Alanya to Koprul Canyon: 125 km - 2 hours 10 minutes
  • Distance from Turkler to Koprul Canyon: 115 km - 1 hours 50 minutes
  • Distance from Kestel to Koprul Canyon: 147 km - 2 hours 40 minutes
  • Distance from Tosmur to Koprul Canyon: 131 km - 2 hours 10 minutes
  • Distance from Obagel-Oba-Obakoy to Koprul Canyon: 129 km - 2 hours 5 minutes

TOUR PRICE INCLUDES

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Insurance
  • Guide
  • Lunch
  • Hard hat
  • Life jacket
  • Inflatable rafting boats (8-10 persons)

TOUR PRICE EXCLUDES

  • Personal expenses (photos, souvenirs, etc.)
  • Any drinks during the excursion

During the tour for additional payment you can order

  • Video and photography during the tour (20 euros) (optional)
  • Rubber shoes for rafting ($ 8) (optional)
  • Printed photos (One photo 4 euro) (optional)
  • Kayak rafting ($ 10 per kayak) (optional)
  • Wetsuit ($ 5) (optional)

PLEASE BRING WITH YOU

  • Money for personal expenses (photos, souvenirs, etc.)
  • Camera, drinks
  • Towel, swimsuit
  • Sun care cream, sunglasses
  • Sports shoes
  • Spare shorts, t-shirts

MORE ABOUT THE TOUR  

  • Rafting and buggy safari is a fun and active excursion, which is designed for the whole day. This tour will be a real find for bored tourists and will give a lot of positive emotions and impressions.
What is Rafting?
  • Rafting is rafting on a mountain river on inflatable rafts or kayaks, during which the team will have to overcome all sorts of obstacles and obstacles encountered on their way.
  • The very name "rafting" comes from the English word raft, which means "raft" in translation
  • There is a version about how rafting originated. It was during the Vietnam War, when soldiers transported cargo along rivers using rafts. One day, the torn-off raft was carried away by a stormy current. The soldier who was on the raft not only survived, but was also able to bypass the rapids and other obstacles encountered on his way. After this incident, rafting on the river became a kind of entertainment for the soldiers.
  • Now rafting is a popular type of extreme water sports all over the world, in which competitions and championships are held.
  • Conventionally, rafting is divided into categories: sports, tourist and hiking.
  • We, tourists who are looking for a fun, interesting and diverse way to spend time on vacation, are interested in tourist rafting.
  • All rafting routes in Turkey have a 2nd, sometimes 3rd level of difficulty, suitable for both beginners and advanced rafters. The net time spent on the water is approximately 2 hours. Active rowing certainly alternates with rest on land.
  • The ideal time for rafting on the river is from June to September, because even on the hottest days, the water temperature in the river will be 10 – 12C.
  • Vacationers in such resort cities of Turkey as Antalya, Kemer, Alanya, Belek and Side to participate in rafting go to the National Park Kepryulu Canyon, which is located near the village of Beshkonak in Manavgat, which is located 90 km from the center of Antalya.
Koprulu Canyon
  • Vacationers in such Turkish resort cities as Antalya, Kemer, Alanya, Belek and Side go to the Koprulu Canyon National Park near the village of Beshkonak in the village of Manavgat, which is located 90 km from the center of Antalya, to participate in rafting.
  • Koprulu Canyon National Park was established in 1973 and covers an area of 366,140 hectares. The name of the reserve was due to the canyon of the same name, formed by the Kepruchay River between the villages of Beshkonak and Balasan. In the Republic of Turkey, the Köprülü canyon is considered the largest. Its length – 14 km, and the height reaches 100 meters. In places, the walls of the gorge are almost impossible to climb.
  • The Kepruchay, or Kepryu River, originates in the Taurus Mountains and, passing through natural canyons, filling them with groundwater, flows into the Mediterranean Sea south of the city of Serik. Its length is 183 kilometers. Being a full-flowing source, with a fairly strong current, both in summer and in winter, Köprüçay is ideal for rafting and other water sports.
  • It is worth noting that the Köprülü Canyon National Park is one of the most beautiful natural recreation areas in Turkey. On its territory there is the largest natural cypress forest in the entire Mediterranean region, with an area of 400 hectares. Its rich fauna includes 48 rare and endangered species. Of these, 44 species are found only here, i.e. are endemic species; 5 species are on the verge of extinction on a global scale; 4 species nationally; 39 species are endangered in Europe.
  • In the reserve, you can watch the mountain goat and the black salamander, admire how the Anatolian scavenger and griffon vulture soar in the sky.
  • Many historical and archaeological monuments, such as castles, aqueducts, roads and ancient bridges, have also been preserved here. For example, the most famous among tourists is the ancient Roman bridge Oluk, which connects the two parts of the Köprülü canyon. It can be safely called a kind of entrance and visiting card of the natural park.
  • To the west of the Kopruchay River, in a mountainous area, are the ruins of the ancient city of Selge, which was founded in the 5th century BC. Not much remains of the once majestic city: an ancient theater, agora, cisterns, aqueducts, temples Zeus and Artemis.
What is a Buggy?
  • A buggy is a small, light vehicle with increased cross-country ability and stability. These small cars are designed for two people – a driver and a passenger.
  • In the field of tourism, they have gained special popularity not only due to the fact that they will travel to the most inaccessible places, because they do not care about sand, dirt, or water obstacles encountered on their way, they are also safe and easy to manage. Absolutely anyone can drive a buggy, even someone who has never driven a car. You don't need a driver's license to drive a buggy.
  • Interesting fact! Buggy translates as "bug". The first buggies were invented in the 50s from old and sometimes recyclable Volkswagen Beetles.
How is the Rafting and buggy Safari tour going?
  • Please note that the text below is for informational purposes only. The sequence of the program can be changed at the discretion of the guide, depending on weather conditions or busy locations. For example, riding a buggy can be both at the beginning of the tour, and at the end or in the middle of the tour.
  • The first part of the tour is buggy riding
  • After the bus picks up the guests from the hotels, it will head to the buggy parking lot.
  • Upon arrival at the parking lot, the instructor will conduct a safety briefing, issue protective equipment – a helmet.
  • Before going on the main route, you will have a test drive, and express training will be conducted for guests who have no driving experience.
  • Buggies are designed for two people, so if someone is not confident in their abilities or does not want to sit behind the wheel - it does not matter, the passenger seat is for you!
  • A buggy ride through the picturesque forest and mountainous terrain will take about 40 minutes, after which you will return to the parking lot.
  • The second part of the tour is rafting.
  • At the rafting center, you can change into a change of clothes or swimsuits.
  • You will be given all the necessary protective equipment (helmet, life jacket) and an introductory safety briefing.
  • The starting point is 10 km from the rafting center, where you will go by vehicles. After the arrival of tourists, they are divided into teams of 6 to 8 people, depending on which inflatable raft your team got. At the head of each team is an experienced instructor who will explain how to sit in a boat, how to row, how to overcome certain obstacles, how to behave in case of falling into the water and how to wait for help in the water.
  • After completing all the preparations and training, the rafting itself begins on the river.
    Rafting in Turkey along the Kepryul canyon has the 2nd, sometimes the 3rd level of difficulty. The route is suitable for both beginners and advanced rafters. The net time spent on the water is approximately 2 hours. You have to overcome a segment of 14 kilometers. However, it will be divided into two parts – 7.5 kilometers each with rest breaks of 15 minutes and 30 minutes.
  • After arriving at the finish line, our tourists will have a delicious and hearty lunch consisting of dishes of national cuisine, rest and swimming in the backwaters of the river.
  • Upon returning to the raft center, you can view videos and photographs taken by the photographer and, if desired, purchase them.
How to prepare?
  • Going on such an active excursion, it is first of all worth paying attention to comfortable clothes and shoes that are well fixed on the leg.
  • You can also take a set of replacement clothes with you, because riding a buggy is likely to get dirty and a bandage on your face that protects from dust.
  • Don't forget to bring your bathing accessories and sun protection.
  • During rafting, if you wish, you can rent a wetsuit and special slippers for rafting.

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