The Dilek Peninsula National Park, located on the peninsula where the Mentese Mountains met by the Aegean Sea, can be visited in two different regions, KusadasiGuzelcamli Municipality and Great Menderes Delta. The name of the zone is 1,237 mt. Which is the highest point of Dilek Hill, is located within the borders of Aydın.
The Dilek Peninsula National Park, located on the peninsula where the Menteşe Dağları met by the Aegean Sea, can be visited in two different regions, KusadasiGuzelcamli Municipality and Great Menderes Delta. The name of the zone is 1,237 mt. Which is the highest point of Dilek Hill, is located within the borders of Aydın. The beaches of National Park can be entered by car or by foot from Guzelcamli District of Kusadasi.
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You can see squirrels and turtles along the way. Wild boars have become domesticated by the occasional visitation to the park, and they are still living in the park. The animals in the museum in Great Menderes Delta region are exhibited in the National Park.
Approximately 11-12 km after the gorgeous entrance gate, the road ends with a military barricade and four beautiful beaches start to this area. Icmeler Bay, Aydınlık Bay, Kavaklıburun Bay and Karasu Bay are worth seeing. Each has a beautiful and clean coach. Small pebble beaches are provided with sun loungers, umbrellas, showers, cafeteria services, but can also be sunk by non-beach areas. You can take a boat trip and swim in Dilek Peninsula.
Dilek Peninsula National Park in the closed sections of the Olukdere Canyon 15 km. Was created. There is no individual entry permit in these areas, just trekking along with the officially designated guides of the park. It is forbidden to camp and fire in the National Park, which does not have accommodation, but it is forbidden for birding, bicycle tour (25 km trail), nature walk (15 km trail), botanical walking tour (2 km trail) And paragliding can be done.
Doganbey Village, located at the junction of Dilek Peninsula and Great Menderes Delta, is an old Greek village. You can easily see the restored old houses in Doganbey Village where you can see nice examples of Greek and Turkish architecture. Dilek Peninsula National Park Promotion Center and Museum is located at the entrance of the village immediately.
Zeus Cave at the entrance of the National Park’s Guzelcam is another beauty. The depth of Zeus Cave is about 10-15 meters. The fresh water from the mountain meets the sea with the salt water of the sea, and a cool green-blue cave has formed. In the summer there is a beauty shop with mud coming out on one side of the cave which is visited by the flock of visitors. Those who believed that the cave was sacred turned the surrounding bushes into trees of hope.
Aydin has a lot of accommodation options. The best of them are Concept Suits and Efeler Hotel. Hotels closer to the city center can be preferred to hotels like Hotel Unlu. Facilities such as Koprulu Aydın Suits or Anemon Hotel Aydin can be selected for a more economical option.
After reaching the center of Aydın, take a taxi to Kusadası and Köse districts. Once you reach one of the districts, you can easily get to the Davutlar and Guzelcamli districts by getting on the mini buses.
Those who will go with a private vehicle first go to Kusadası Yada Kose district and after passing through the province they can go to national park through Davutlar and Guzelcamli fields.
You can findAegean food mainly for eating and drinking. The number of restaurants is quite high. You can even buy and consume fish in the national park.