Intense interest of tourists in Altınbeşik Cave

The interest in Altınbeşik Cave National Park is increasing every day.Located in the Antalya section of the Western Taurus Mountains, this must-see beautiful place is connected to the town of Ibradı.

Altinbeşik National Park is generally represented by Cretaceous and Jurassic-Cretaceous aged limestone formations and Palaeocene-Eocene aged fliche formations. In addition to the lithological structure, factors such as tectonism, karstification and river erosion have been effective in the present shape of the site. These factors have contributed to the shaping of the geomorphological structure of the site such as various valley shapes, caves, dolines, erosion surfaces and cones of accumulation. Altınbeşik Cave was formed within the Cretaceous aged massive limestones. Manavgat Stream is the most important stream of the area. Manavgat Stream, which flows in the NE-SW direction, lies to the east of Altinbesik Cave. The area under the influence of Mediterranean climate is classified as "very humid" according to Erinç and "humid climates" according to De Mortanne. The research area has a remarkable feature with its mountain and valley landscapes. The area is also very rich in terms of karst morphology such as caves, polye, uvala, doline. The best example of this is Altınbeşik Cave. The most important vegetation cover of the area consists of Red pine and Juniper forests and maquis communities. According to the literature, the research area has an important floristic diversity with 573 species, 60 of which are endemic. Altınbeşik Cave is the most important ecotourism resource of Altınbeşik Cave National Park. Among the remarkable ecotourism potentials of the site are endemic plants and various animal species as well as ecotourism opportunities such as cave visits, mountain trekking and photo safaris.


Daily tours to Altinbesik National Park are organised from all hotels in Antalya