Day trip

Manavgat Full-Day River Cruise and Grand Bazaar

3.7 / 5

59 reviews

Activity provider: TOURMANIA
Day trip

Manavgat Full-Day River Cruise and Grand Bazaar

Activity provider: TOURMANIA

From US$ 34.31 per person

Cruise along the Manavgat River on the western slopes of the Taurus Mountains on a 7-hour tour from Alanya. Go to the Grand Bazaar at Manavgat to experience the local life and pick-up some souvenir bargains. Enjoy lunch on a wooden boat.

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Duration 10 hours
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  • Cruise along the Manavgat River on the slopes of the Taurus Mountains
  • Look for river turtles and other indigenous flora and fauna
  • Go to the Grand Bazaar and the Blue Mosque in Manavgat
  • Enjoy a barbecue lunch on board a wooden boat
  • Swim at the spot where the river meets the Mediterranean Sea
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Enjoy a full-day combination tour of the Grand Bazaar in Manavgat and an amazing cruise along the Manavgat River. Relax in the sun, and enjoy a barbecue lunch on board a traditional wooden boat. Following a pick-up from your hotel in Alanya, transfer by comfortable, non-smoking minibus to the town of Manavgat. Here, climb aboard a 45-passenger wooden boat for a cruise along the river. Sit back and enjoy the views of the river banks and distant mountains. Bask in the sun and soak up the cool, refreshing breeze. A barbecue lunch will be served on board. Then, stop at the mouth of the river at a sandy beach where you can take a refreshing swim at the spot where the river meets the sea. Disembark the boat to go to the Grand Bazaar and Blue Mosque of Manavgat. Pick up some souvenir bargains from the diverse stalls in the Bazaar. You will have 1.5 hours of free time to wander around the market, before your return transfer to Alanya.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • River cruise
  • Barbecue lunch aboard the boat (fish, chicken, spaghetti, salads,and seasonal fruit)
  • All transport and entrance fees
  • Drinks
  • Tips and personal expenses

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3.7 /5

based on 59 reviews

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5 star service. Very nice bus for pick up and drop off. Nice and cold inside. The tour guide was the best by far very charming and helpful. The food on boat was also very nice. My son said the best foot he had so far, and we are staying in 5star hotel 1,5 for Basar is not enough at all. But you get a possibility to take a taxi back to your hotel if you would like to stay at Basar a bit longer

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August 12, 2022

First we went to a large store as a stopover where you had half an hour to look (very expensive!) Then we went to the waterfall / market there we had an hour to take pictures etc. Then we went by boat and on the way back we got a swimming break of half an hour and afterwards we had dinner (chicken with rice baguette and salad) very tasty in my opinion. Then we went to a mosque where you could enter for half an hour (really very beautiful) then we went to the grand bazaar where we had an hour to do, in my opinion. I give 4 stars because we had to drive a lot with the van to go back and forth and it was really extremely hot in the bus. But everywhere it was really great and I definitely recommend it to everyone!!

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August 11, 2022

Not quite as advertised but still great value for money! It took a long time (over an hour) to pick up all the passengers but we then headed to the pirate ship for a cruise down the river. We stopped to spend some time on a deserted beach then back to the moore for lunch (chicken, rice and salad). Next stop was the bazaar for shopping and then short stop at the small waterfall which was nice but unimpressive. Would recommend.

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October 2, 2020

Product ID: 52116