Top Ten Turkey Off-the-Beaten-Path Adventures

Go Canyoning in the Saklikent Gorge

Cowards merely walk into the Saklikent Gorge, near Kas. So avoid that fate and rappel down from the rim of a canyon, with walls so steep that the sun never reaches the floor. Once at the bottom, you can hike 12 miles through the icy waters of the river and jump down assorted waterfalls along the way. After a long, cold day, it's good to know that local restaurateurs serve freshly cooked trout on wooden platforms suspended over the river. Some platform owners will even let you spread your blanket beneath the stars.

Published: 29 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 15 Sep 2010
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication


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