Turkish geography, with its wide variety of geological structures, awaits the adventure and exploration enthusiasts to visit its mountains and caves. Turkey’s growing cave tourism attracts tourists with equipped or unequipped guided cave tours. Ample in geological structures, the famous summer resort city of the Mediterranean, Antalya, is one of the richest regions in terms of caves. Antalya offers a perfect nature experience for tourists with its exquisite shores and caves. These caves are, Damlataş, Dim, Karain, Yalandünya and Zeytintasi caves. In particular, one of Turkey’s biggest natural caves, Karain, is home to the oldest human remains in Anatolia and, around the cave area you can also find Greek and Roman remains and inscriptions.
If your trip is mainly based around Istanbul, and if you want to experience the excitement of exploring a cave, you should visit the Yarımburgaz cave located in Altınşehir district 1.5 kilometers north of Küçü kçekmece lake. If you’re planning your trip near the famous resort areas of Muğla, you can visit the Fosforlu Cave and Yerküpe cave. For those of you who are planning on going to Cappadocia and Central Anatolia, you can drop by Konya and explore yet another cave called the Tınaztepe Grotto.