There are a few good skiing resorts around Cappadocia that can be reached on a daily base during the winter season. The ski center at Mt Erciyes is located on the side of the mountain of the same name. It is a 3917m high volcanic peak in Cappadocia. The extensive skiing at Mt Erciyes takes place between 2200m and 3100m, making this a high-altitude and snowsure destination with open skiing above the tree line.
What to see during the Daily Skiing in Magical Cappadocia on Mount Erciyes?
What to expect during the Mount Erciyes Skiing in Cappadocia?
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 throughout 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 Byzantine 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. 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 professional 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.
The tour will include only transportation. All ski equipment, ski pass, and meals are self-payment.
We require a minimum of 2 People.
Pick-up time is 08:30 from your hotel and returns at 19:00
The cost is 220 USD 1 up to 5 People
What is included in the Cost of the Mount Erciyes Skiing in Cappadocia?
- All sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary
- Excursion Transfers
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off transfers
- Lunch and Beverage during the tour
- Tips to the guide&driver(optional)
- Personal expenses
- Ski Equipment is possible to rent there