Make your next Winter Wonderland destination in a truly unique part of the world! Hike and ski across Turkeys central regions and mountains. Your days will be full of exploration in Anatolia and Cappadocia, not only on the slopes but off them as well. Consider your ski trip one of cultural discovery! Our Local Agency has hand-picked the hotels, slopes and restaurants to give you the best and most individual experience in Turkey. Enjoy!
*This is a Mountaineering SkiTrip - Meaning the traveler hikes up the mountains to then descend by means of Skiing! We recommend a good level of fitness to participate in this adventure!See more
This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.
Greeted at the Kayseri airport with an Agency Representative and drive to Aladaglar National Park.
Today we drive one more time to the valley of Aksampinari where we start our todays Ski Tour. We climb up to the Siyirmalik Valley with an easy ascend from there up to the Guzeller summit. After reaching the Summit with beautiful views we descent back to Aksampinari by the same way. Our vehicle is waiting for us and we drive back to our overnight accommodation.
Ascent/Descent: 1.461m - Total Ascent/Descent: 1.461 m - Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
After breakfast we drive to the valley of Aksampinari where we start our todays Ski Tour. We climb up to the Siyirmalik Valley with an easy ascend and through a pine forested Area. After reaching the end of the Valley, with beautiful views to the Parmakkaya (Finger Rock) we continue to Avciveli Pass at 3.400m until we reach the Summit of Mount Alaca (3.585m). We have a magnificent skiing descent through the Big Mangirci Valley until we reach the Sarimehmetler plateau where our vehicle is waiting for us. Afterwards we drive back to our overnight accommodation.
Ascent: 1.300m; Descent: 1.650m - Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
After breakfast we drive to the Sokulupinar plateau at an altitude of approximately 1.800/2.000m (depends on the day’s road & snow conditions). After four hours of climbing, we arrive at the Celikbuyduran Pass at an altitude of 3.450m. Next to the Celikbuyduran pass we start our ascent to the Emler Summit with another 300m climbing to reach the summit from the Pass. From the Summit itself it is possible to see the Mt. Erciyes (3.917m) to the North, the Mt. Hasan (3.268m) to the West, the Bolkar Range to the South and all important Summits of the Aladaglar Range. We ski down on the same way to our starting point at Sokulupinar and drive from there back to our overnight accommodation.
Ascent/Descent: approximately 1.923/1.723m; (depends on road conditions & starting point) - Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
Early morning transfers to Maden George area. Today we have an easy ascent of three hours to Mt Kaletepe (3.200m) where we are rewarded with very nice scenery. From the summit we ski down long western slopes to Buldurus pass (1.700 m). From here we meet with our vehicle and drive to Ihlara/Selime. Depending on your arrival time you can visit the Ihlara Canyon.
Ascent: 1.200 m; Descent: 1.500, Transfer time: 2 h; Transfer Distance: 125 km (Aladaglar National park – Ihlara/Selime) - Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
In the early morning we drive to the village of Helvadere next to the Mount Hasan, an inactive volcano with an elevation of 3.268m. At an altitude of approximately 1.600 – 1.800m (depends on the day’s road conditions) we start our ascent to the Summit of Mount Hasan. While climbing this volcano, we have a fabulous view over the central Anatolian plateau. After a spectacular skiing descent, our vehicle awaits us at our starting point and we drive to the Cappadocia.
Transfer Time: 1 h; Transfer Distance: 40/50 km; (Ihlara/Guzelyurt – Starting Point Mount Hasan / one way) - Breakfast, lunch included
Optional activity; Turkish bath (Hamam)
In the morning we drive to the Erciyes Mountain. Latinized as Argeus by the ancient Romans, Erciyes is a massive stratovolcano, located 25 km to the south of Kayseri. The Erciyes Mountain is the highest mountain in central Anatolia, with its summit reaching 3.916m. It is considered to be the highest peak of the Anti-Taurus mountain range. At an altitude of approximately 2.100m we start our today’s ski experience. We climb up to the Summit of Erciyes Mountain with magnificent views to the Anatolian area. Afterwards we ski down to our starting point again where we will take time to have a traditional Turkish Tea, better known as Cay. Afterwards we drive back to Cappadocia.
Breakfast and lunch included
Transfer to Kayseri airport where the trip concludes.
Transfer time: 1 h; Transfer Distance: 80 km (Cappadocia – Kayseri Airport) - Breakfast included
The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.
|2 to 3 Pax||4 to 5 Pax||6 to 8 Pax||Single Supplement|
|Price per person||$1,850||$1,570||$1,430||$280|