General

Tour Style Private Tour

Departure:Everyday

Erciyes Ski Centre is set at Mount Erciyes (3916m) the highest summit of Anatolia, and located 25km south of Erciyes Province. Mount Erciyes is a young extinct volcano. There are many sides of volcano cones to be seen on Erciyes.

The higher points of Erciyes are covered permanently by snow through out the year. There is also an iceberg on the north side of Mount Erciyes.The crater was formed by external effects and several sharp hillocks appeared. At the summit of Mount Erciyes among the rock columns there is an interesting cave where it had been used as a religious celebration place for Bizantine monks. Erciyes Ski Centre is on the Tekir Plateau where it takes place on the northern side of Mount Erciyes.

The skiing area in Erciyes Ski Centre is between 1800–3000m altitude. The total length of the tracks in Erciyes Ski Centre is about 12km long. The longest track in Erciyes Ski Centre is 3.5km. There are 8 mechanical lifts in Erciyes where you can enjoy the delights of powdery snow and skiing. By lift in Erciyes Ski Centre, 3 of them are by Baby-lift,3 of them by Teleski and 2 of them preferred more than most are operated by Zümrüt chair-lift. The First chair lift in Erciyes Ski Centre is 1500m long, begins at 2215m altitude and ends at 2550m. The second chair lift that is mostly targeted by proffessional skiers is 1600m long and exposes the skier to 2550 to 3000m altitude.

This chair lift in Erciyes Ski Centre is the longest one in Turkey. The opportunity for skiing occurs from November to March in Erciyes Ski Centre. Under normal climate conditions in Erciyes Ski Centre the thickness of the snow is about 2m and skiers have the opportunity to ski on the snow.

In Erciyes Ski Centre there is a village clinic open 24 hours for the skiers who might be faced with health complications during the season also the tracks are patrolled regularly

Pick up early morning from your hotel in Cappadocia. Drive to Erciyes Ski Center.Full day skiing on Mt. Erciyes. return to your cave hotel in Cappadocia in the evening.(B.L)

What is included

Air conditioned minivan with driver on tours & transfers
• Professional licensed tour guide
• All admission fees to the museums and sights
• Meals mentionned in the iinerary
• Ski rental
• TaxesWhat is not included
Not included:
Drinks, tips to guide and driver, personal expenses and optional toursHighly Recommended in Cappadocia :

  • Hot-Air Balloon Ride: 150 Euros per person (no child reduction)
  • Whirling Dervishes Show: 40 Euros per person
  • Turkish Night (traditional folk dances, belly dancers, unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, 3-course meal, transfer to and from your hotel): 60 Euros per person
  • Turkish Baths (Hamam): 40 Euros per person
  • Horseriding: 30 Euros per person (1 hour)
  • ATV / Quad: 30 Euros (1 hour)

Traditional Arts and Crafts in Turkey - Gifts and Souvenirs from Turkey:
Turkey has a rich history of authentic traditional handicrafts. Most famous Turkish items come from Cappadocia and goods were handmade here and transported along the Silk Road to Istanbul and the coastal areas.
Carpets and kilims: Carpets and kilims from Central Anatolia are world-famous. In Cappadocia, carpets are still handmade on authentic looms using natural dyes for the wool. You can see a free demonstration to see these age-old techniques still in use today.
Ceramic and pottery: Cappadocia has been famous since Hittite times for the beautiful and unique pottery and ceramics. Today, the best of the traditional ceramics and tiles on sale in Istanbul and other major cities are made in Avanos, Cappadocia.
Onyx and semi-precious stones: In Turkey, Cappadocia has the onyx mines where the highest quality onyx is found. Local artisans are experts at making items of jewellery  made with precious and semi-precious stones, silver, and 22 and 24 carat gold.
Leather goods: Turkey is one of the world’s leading producers and exporters of leather goods. You can find a wide range of quality leather goods in Uchisar, Cappadocia.
Spices: Istanbul Spice Market, once the largest spice trading venue of the medieval world, with its abundant stalls still featuring piles of edible exotics is a definite highlight for anyone exploring Istanbul.

 

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Tour code

CAP25

Private Day Tour Price 1 pax

90 EUR

Private Day Tour Price 2 pax

135 EUR

Private Day Tour Price 3 pax

176 EUR

Private Day Tour Price 4 pax

215 EUR

Private Day Tour Price 5 pax

251 EUR

Private Day Tour Price 6 pax

284 EUR

Private Day Tour Price 7 pax

316 EUR

Private Day Tour Price 8 pax

346 EUR

Private Day Tour Price 9 pax

373 EUR

Private Day Tour Price 10 pax

396 EUR