Would you like to grab the oars and throw yourself onto the rafting boat floating on the river Köprüçay after an exciting jeep safari tour among the lush forests? With Side Jeep Safari and Rafting Tour, you can enjoy both of these must-do activities in Side on the same day.
Side-Manavgat region has fascinating natural beauties besides its famous sea, beaches, and sun. Köprülü Canyon is maybe the most beautiful and famous place of these wonders. It is a unique area with rivers rushing loudly and dozens of shades of green. After the off-road safari on muddy, sandy and asphalt roads on this trip, you will experience a rafting experience full of excitement and adrenaline on the river Köprüçay. You will enjoy wonderful natural beauties around you and breathe the fresh pine air of Taurus Montains all day long.
We pick you up from your hotel with our all-terrain jeeps and set off for the rafting center in the village of Taşağıl. During off road safari in the countryside, you pass through forests, hamlets, orange orchards and monuments from ancient times. In the end of the safari, you arrive at our rafting center.
Our guides first give information to you about the tour, the river and the usage of equipments. Then, you get the necessary safety equipments. In order to get used to cool water before rafting, everyone gets into the river and follows each other which is known as “bodyrafting”. Then, your exciting and fun rafting adventure starts.
The rafting route is approximately 14 km and there is a lunch break at our restaurant in the middle of the track. Lunch menu consists of barbecued chicken, rice, salad and bread. After this break, the adventure goes on. During the tour, there are breaks for swimming, jumping from the trees and planks by the river or trekking. At the end of the tour, we drop everyone off to their hotels in jeeps.
Köprüçay has got a rapids grade of 2+ whereas the most challenging rivers have 6+. It means that it is really easy to raft on Köprüçay. Each boat will have a guide and they will come to your aid whenever you need them throughout the trip. You can join this excursion with sneakers or any comfortable shoes that can be worn underwater except flip flops. If you wish, you can buy rafting shoes at our facility. At rafting tour, you leave your belongings on the bus. Smokers can get their cigarettes during the breaks.
Side Jeep Safari and Rafting Tour combines two popular excursions in Side. It is an activity that adventure lovers should not miss.
If you have any questions about the excursion please feel free to contact us