The province of Van, which is tucked away in Turkey’s east, is a genuine hidden gem just waiting to be found by adventurous tourists. Van region offers a distinctive fusion of history, adventure, and relaxation. It is known for its spectacular natural beauty and rich cultural legacy.
One of the biggest and most beautiful freshwater lakes in the world, Lake Van, is located in the center of this area. Its towering mountains surround its sapphire-blue seas, providing outdoor enthusiasts with the picture-perfect location. Visitors can take boat cruises to Akdamar Island, which is home to the magnificent Akdamar Church, a magnificent example of medieval Armenian architecture famed for its beautiful stone carvings.
In the aldran district’s Masiro canyon, members of the Vadi Nature Sports Club went for a stroll and then cooled off by swimming in the stream.
The Vadi Nature Sports Club members plan events on various routes every week to highlight the historical and ecological wonders in and around Van.
In this case, a group of 5 hiked in the Masiro canyon, which spans 77 stages over a distance of around 3 kilometers between the Siirt Pervari and Atak districts of Van. Nature enthusiasts had a fantastic day swimming in the nearby creek and pulling halais.
The goal of the excursion, according to mer Demez, President of the Vadi Nature Sports Club, who spoke about it, was to acquaint people to the Lake Van Basin’s historical and ecological splendors.
Demez stated that they walked down the canyon in three sections.
“In the Shahristan area of the Masiro Canyon, there are Mersen Life Caves. Additionally, there is a church and water cisterns inside the cave. Masiro stream and canyon is a piece of unspoiled nature, shrouded in trees. The canyon is situated on the boundaries of the atak district, 125 kilometers from Van region.”