Canyons

Canyons

Tazı Canyon
Tazı Canyon

Tazı Canyon Visiting Hours : 

Open everyday

Tazı Canyon Working Days : 

Everyday

Tazı Canyon Entrance Fee : 

Free

Tazı Canyon (Wisdom Valley) is a canyon valley located in Manavgat district of Antalya province. Located within the borders of Köprülü Canyon National Park, Tazı Canyon was formed by the erosion of the Köprüçay Stream. It is estimated that the formation of the canyon dates back to the ice age. The length of the canyon is 4 km, its width is 30-50 m, and its side height is 300-400 meters.

The distance between the Tazı Canyon and the center of Antalya is 105 km. To reach the valley, you must first come to Köprülü Canyon National Park, which is located within the borders of Manavgat and Serik districts. From here, continue towards Beşkonak, cross the Selge fork in the road and proceed for about 8 km towards the village of Gaziler, and the Greyhound sign appears on the right. By entering this turn and continuing for another 4 km, the Gaziler village cemetery is reached. From here, you have to walk to the canyon, after walking about 1200 meters, the canyon is reached.

Greyhound Canyon has become one of the most popular travel routes in recent years. Mediterranean climate vegetation in the region is dominated by maquis. Pure Cypress, Cedar wood, Taurus Fir, Black Pine, Red Pine, Juniper maquis species are found. Mammal species living in the valley; bear, mountain goat, deer, wolf, badger, marten, rabbit, fox and wild goat. Ebabil, caracal aurochs, golden pigeon, golden eagle, golden tern, sparrow, griffon vulture, rhinoceros, thunderbird, scarlet bunting and snake eagle are the bird species seen in the region.