Inalti Cave

Inalti Cave

The Inalti cave is located 40 kilometers from Ayancık District and right within Inaltı Village, at 1070 meters above sea level. It can be reached by vehicle or walking up the narrow stairs to an opening with wide shelves. While walking through the cave, you'll see dripstones lining most of its walls, making it a popular location for tourists. The average length of this cave is 658 meters and almost half of the cave is open for visitors.

Inalti Cave

The İnaltı Cave’s 300-meter section has been lit for tourism and it is decided that only 125 meters of the rest of its 358-meter long part can be used by tourists. The cave stretches in an east-west direction and has an entrance hall which opens to a neat gallery which measures 125 meters, 10-12 meters wide, and with a ceiling height of 15 meters. This gallery is the widest and driest part of the cave. In this area, you see stalactites, stalagmites, columns, cover and parasol dripstones, dripstone pools begin to appear. This was developed horizontally within the Malt-Alt Kereatse aged stubborn formation which overlies Dogger granite at its base and forms karst floor level.

Visitors are amazed by the mystical and mysterious appearance of the İnaltı Cave with its limestone formations. Inside is an excursion route, which visitors may take along with a coffee outside in front of it that await guests eagerly.