Botan Valley National Park

Botan Valley National Park

Botan Valley, which is located in Siirt and offers stunning natural beauty, has been declared a national park of Turkey.

Botan Valley National Park

Botan Valley National Park contains part of the historic Silk Road with churches in Yerlibahçe, Kayabogaz, Kalender and Koçlu villages; the monastery on Deyr Mountain built in 6th century; as well as Mar Yakub Monastery built 1,500 years ago.

Botan Valley national park, which is watched from the Rasıl Hacar Hill (Delikli Stone), is about 350 meters high. In each season, it offers different beauty to its visitors and attracts local as well as foreign tourists’ attention. The national park is among the indispensable addresses of nature lovers thanks to its view of Botan Stream, natural beauties and recreation areas.

Botan Valley is one of the steepest and most precipitous valleys in Turkey. The location on the Silk Road left its mark here, with communities from Neolithic age to modern times making it their home. Botan Valley is also a heavenly place for nature lovers, with many hiking paths through villages available for those who want a walk in this breathtaking environment.