Dim Cay Alanya River
To get to know Dim Cay, the Alanya River, we recommend that you read the article.
The Dim River is one of the life-supporting and lively points of Alanya as a stream and for a recreation area. It is located in the eastern part of Alanya and about 30 kilometers from the center of Alanya by car. The village of Alakise, which is located on the hill of the Taurus Mountains, is the starting point of the river and flows into the Mediterranean Sea on the border of Kestel and Tosmur. The Dim River has a length of about 60 kilometers and about 15 settlements, which are called Dim villages. The snow received in the winter begins to melt to the river in the spring. Therefore, the water of the river is cold at all times of the year. The Dim Valley is formed by a river, and bananas and oranges are grown on this territory.
Around the Dim River
There are many objects around the Dim River. Picnic areas, restaurants and cafes are some of them. There are platforms on the river so you can cool off on hot summer days. Restaurants provide many delicious dishes and drinks. You can catch your own food and cook it right away or ask a local chef. In addition, various excursion events are held here. Especially rafting is very popular among tourists. On the road of the Dim River there is a cave Dim. This you must see.
You can take a trip to go there. You can enjoy a bird’s eye view of the Dim river valley. You can find practical information about the Dim River here.
In the Dim Valley and the surrounding area, a lot of people usually gather on Saturday and Sunday. Locals prefer to visit picnic places on Sundays. If you enjoy a crowded and lively environment, a weekend is best for you. If you need a more calm and quiet environment, you should choose a weekday to travel to the Dim River.
You can get to the Dim River by car. However, if you do not prefer this option or you do not have a car, there are options for public transport. You can take a taxi from the center of Alanya, and it will cost about 50 lire to the Dim River. There are also buses running from the center of Alanya to the river. Going by bus, you can choose one of the stops and get off at any place. Another option is to catch a bus from the center of Alanya to Tosmur. After you arrive in the center of Tosmur, you can catch a bus going to the river.
The Dim River area is a high place, so it snows in winter. In the spring, snow begins to melt to the river. Thus, the water in the river is cold both in winter and in summer. You can refresh yourself by the river even on the hottest days of summer.
There are many beautiful places to visit or eat in the valley. They are mostly open both in summer and in winter. The main dish in the restaurants is trout. Chicken and meat dishes are also served, but there are restaurants that let you eat what you caught. These restaurants are mainly located around fish ponds where you can eat while your feet are in the water.
Around the river there are various excursion activities. You can rent jeeps or motorbikes and go on a trip to the Taurus Mountains. Daily trips to local villages. In addition, you can take a safari tour for groups.