Trekking in Turkey: Taurus and Kaçkar Mountains

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Turkey, ASIA & PACIFIC

Travel trekking allows us to follow 3 different areas of Turkey: the Taurus Mountains, Cappadocia and the Pontic mountains, and climb some of its most representative peaks as Emler (3,723 m), Hassan (3,268 m) and Kaçkar ( 3,937 m).

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21/05/2014

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Adventure

duration:

7 days

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5/16 MIN/MAX

fixed departures:

04/07 – 01/08, 2014

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Turkey, ASIA & PACIFIC

Full itinerary as we learn three mountain regions of Turkey very different. Start making crossing the mountains Aladaglar in the mountains of the Taurus Mountains in southern Turkey. These mountains will surprise us with its imposing walls and limestone peaks and deep, narrow canyons. Ascend Mount Emler, more than 3,700 meters. At the end of the trekking we will go to Cappadocia to climb the Monte Hassan (3,268 m), a dormant volcano that rises imposingly on the plateau near the salt lake Tuz Golu. Before traveling north, we will reserve a day to meet the central region of Cappadocia where we will walk through valleys eroded decorated with whimsical shapes. Finally, visit the Kaçkar Mountains, located in the foothills of the Pontic, near the Black Sea, to the northeast of the country, where we will climb the highest mountain, the third highest in Turkey.

Remarks:

- The rock cliffs at the base of Alagadlar.
- The highlands of Yedigoller, dotted with numerous lakes.
- Walking through the valleys and peaks of Cappadocia.
- Ascend to Mount Kaçkar (3,937 m).

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 - Flight to Istanbul

Day 2 - Istanbul (day off)

Day 3 - Flight Istanbul - Kayseri. Start trekking in the Taurus Mountains - Valley Emli

Day 4 - Emli Valley - Alaca Yayla (Plateau) - Emli Valley

Day 5 - Emli Valley - Siyirmalik Valley - Eznevit Yayla - Sokulupinar

Day 6 - Sokulupinar - Dipsiz Lake - Sokulupinar

Day 7 - Sokulupinar - Yedigoller Plateau

Day 8 - Yedigoller - Mount Emler (3.723m) - Yedigoller

Day 9 - Yedigoller Plateau - Karagol

Day 10 - Karagol - Maden Gorge Demirkazik - Ihlara

Day 11 - Climb to Monte Hassan (3,268 m)

Day 12 - Trekking in Cappadocia (Goreme / Urgup) - Kayseri - Erzurum

Day 13 - Erzurum - Yusufeli - Yaylalar

Day 14 - Yaylalar - Dilberduzu

Day 15 - Climb to Monte Kaçkar (3.937m) - Dilberduzu

Day 16 - Dilberduzu - Yaylalar - Erzurum

Day 17 - Erzurum - Istanbul

Day 18 - Istanbul - Spain

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Included

  • All airport / hotel transfers (outward / return) in both Istanbul and Erzurum and Kayseri
  • Nights in hotels / hostels in double room with half board (D, C)
  • Train ticket Kayseri - Erzurum (car bed nocturne)
  • During the trekking guide English speaking or French
  • Food as specified in the program (B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner).
  • All necessary camping equipment (tents, mattresses, kitchen utensils, etc..)
  • Taxes and local taxes

Excluded

  • International flight to Istanbul
  • Domestic flights Istanbul - Kayseri-Istanbul and Erzurum
  • Tickets to monuments and museums
  • Meals not specified in the program
  • Personal equipment (sleeping bags, clothes, trekking poles, etc..)
  • Travel Insurance and mountain
  • Expenses incurred outside the organization changes

Optional

Materials:
Sleeping bag, hiking boots, waterproof with Gore-Tex or similar batons, flashlight or front, sunglasses, hat, gloves, sunscreen, backpacks gear (30-35lt) and crampons.

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