Erciyes Mountain Trek
Best months for climbing:
June through September
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Mount Erciyes (3917 meters) is one of the most fascinating volcanic mountains of the world. It is located in Central Anatolia and ranks as the fifth highest summit in Turkey. At the base of the mountain is the Tekir Highland (2100 meters) used by nomadic shepherds in the summer for grazing goats.The man-made cavern found just under the summit of Mount Erciyes is evidence that this mountain was ascended in early times. According to old records, the first official climb was undertaken by an English man, W.J.Hamilton in 1837. This mountaineer was a member of the British Geological Association. As for the first winter climb, two natives of Turkey accomplished this in 1947.
Erciyes Summit 3916 Meters
Erciyes Winter Trek
10-Day Mount Erciyes & Aladag Tour:
Please contact us for rates.
Rates average from US $100 to $150 (Euro 75-115) per day per person, depending on the season, size of group, length of tour, and whether you desire airport transfers, accommodations in town, tents on the mountain, and a cultural tour. Let us take the hassle out of your planning and save you money at the same time.
Private tour guides are available upon request for individuals and families. We can provide guides who speak English, German, French, or Turkish.
Travel agencies and tour operators, please contact us for special group discounts. We are happy to work with you to customize package tours to suit your needs.
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