Things to know about Side Turkey

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Side, Turkey is a coastal city made for exploration and adventure. From hikes in dense forests to traditional markets, there's something to discover around every corner. With these amazing excursions from Side, you'll be able to explore the area's rich culture and stunning natural beauty.

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Excursions in Side Turkey and What to do in Side?

Many holiday activities are organized in Side. It would not be misleading to say that Side has a very rich list of daily tours and Side excursions Turkey. There are many Things to do in and Day trips from Side Turkey in terms of holiday activities requested by holidaymakers during a holiday. Click here to Visit the web page of Vigo Tours for Excursions Side Turkey.

Here are some interesting activities, daily tours and Side excursions Turkey: Cappadocia and Pamukkale tours, Köprülü canyon river rafting, jeep safari and ATV quad safari and buggy safari tours on the routes in the foothills of the Taurus mountains, wellness massage in Side Turkish bath, Alanya city tour, Dolphin island boat tour, Manavgat bazaar and Manavgat waterfall tour , Antalya city tour, Oymapınar green canyon tour, Land of Legends tour, Fishing boat tour, Swimming with dolphins, Aspendos festival.

Side is a great diving place for those who like to dive underwater or for those who are just starting to dive. You can experience the interesting underwater museum on the Side diving tour.

Do not miss the magnificent evening show at Land of Legends during your holiday in Side!

All tours and excursions of Side can be seen on our web page. Pickup and drop-off from all hotels in Side are included in our tour prices.

For Day trips from Side Turkey and Side Turkey excursions: You can contact Vigo Tours and request information and activity suggestions for private tours and activities for your family or group of friends during your holiday in Side.

Where can I see things to do in Side, Turkey and how can I make a reservation?

You can see all the holiday activities in Side by visiting the Side page on the Vigo Tours website, and you can make an online reservation with downpayment.

Should you have any questions you can 7/24 contact to the Vigo Tours. You can be sure that you will be answered very quickly.

Explore Manavgat Waterfalls

Manavgat Waterfalls is one of the most impressive excursions from Side, Turkey. Found in the nearby town of Manavgat, the falls are an amazing natural wonder to behold. Take a refreshing dip in the pool beneath it or simply admire from afar. Whatever you decide to do, you won't want to miss out on this incredible experience!

If you don't do rafting while holiday in Side Turkey, something will be missing! How much is Rafting in Side? Click HERE to see the price.

How far is Side to Manavgat waterfall, and how to get to Manavgat waterfall from Side?

Manavgat waterfall is 10 km from Side.
Distances of other Side regions to Manavgat waterfall:
Kumkoy hotels 12 km
Evrenseki hotels 14km
Colakli hotels 15 km
Gundogdu hotels 18 km
Titreyengol hotels 9 km

To see the Manavgat waterfall, you can join Vigo Tours' Manavgat tour on Mondays and Thursdays. For Manavgat tour, pick-up and drop-off from hotels in all regions above is included in the tour price.

If you want to go there by "Dolmus" on your own, you must first go to Manavgat and then take another "Dolmus" to Manavgat waterfall. Another way is to take yellow taxis.

What is the climate like in Side?

Side has a typical Mediterranean climate. It is quite hot and humid in summer and has a cool climate in winter. Side has a very pleasant climate on sunny days in the winter period. In the winter period, if the weather is clear and sunny, you can see tourists in their summer t-shirts walking on the streets and on the beach, and swimming in the sea.

What is "Dolmus"?

Dolmuş is the general name of minibuses that carry passengers between towns in Side. This is the same in all parts of Turkey. All over Turkey, minibuses that carry passengers between towns at close distances are called Dolmus. Only cash payments are made in Dolmuş. Payment is made to the driver. If you are sitting at the back of the dolmuş, you hand in hand with the other passengers and deliver your payment to the driver.

You can see Dolmuş all over Side. There are Dolmuş stops everywhere, but you can get on the dolmuş by raising your hand in places where there are no stops. Every town's Dolmuş is different. You have to take the Dolmuş of your destination. If you somehow get on the wrong Dolmuş, don't worry, the driver will help you when he notices it. The Dolmuş do not go out of the routes. They pass in front of many hotels, but from some hotels you may need to walk a little from your hotel to get on or off the Dolmush.

Dolmuş routes in Side
From Side to Manavgat (5 km)
From Side to Kumköy (4 km)
From Side to Evrenseki (6 km)
From Side to Çolaklı (9 km)
From Side to Gündoğdu (10 km)
Gündoğdu to Manavgat (14 km)
From Çolaklı to Manavgat (13 km)
Evrenseki to Manavgat (9 km)
From Kumköy to Manavgat (7 km)

You can't always find a seat in the minibuses, but you can travel standing up to your destination. This is the most typical feature of minibuses. Normally it is forbidden to carry standing passengers, but minibuses do it everywhere. Sometimes they pay fines for carrying more than their capacity and standing passengers, but they still do not give up. There are hand grips inside the dolmuş, which ensure that you do not get swept away while traveling.

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