Palandoken, the youngest ski resort in Turkey, located 4 km from Erzurum, has gained popularity due to the variety of light and medium tracks. There you can teach a child or a beginner the basics of skiing, relax with the whole family or ride the virgin lands. The ski season lasts from mid-December to mid-April, the most optimal skiing conditions from January to March. Palandoken ski area is located at an altitude of 2200-3176 m above sea level. Most hotels in the resort operate on an all-inclusive basis – however, this is not news for Turkey.
Consider the climate. In the winter season, almost constant fine snow is more than possible. Continue reading
The main thing that attracts tourists to Pamukkale is travertines, a natural park, part of which is open for visitors and works around the clock. In the daytime, the entrance costs 5 TRY. Near the terraces, forming a single complex with them, is the ancient city of Hierapolis. Two entrances lead to the territory – South and North Gates. There are ticket offices and tourist centers near each, but it is more convenient to go through the northern entrance: to go much closer.
Those wishing to visit also Karahait need to save a ticket, otherwise they will have to pay a second time for entry. Continue reading
The snow-white Pamukkale travertine terraces from afar are similar to the developed quarry, but, approaching them closer, you begin to understand what exactly they attract tourists from different countries. This is a real geological miracle, which is called the “Cotton Fortress.” The entire plateau, towering above the river, is covered with smooth travertine, resembling lilies, shells and bowls. Travelers come here to improve their health and enjoy the views – such landscapes are not found anywhere else in the world.
Now the state of the reserve is being watched vigilantly, as the uncontrolled use of water for hospitals and Continue reading