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Hiking in Kackar Mt.

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  • Locations

    Rize, Turkey

  • Activities

    Adventure, Hiking Trekking

  • Price
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  • Duration

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  • Starting Location

    Rize, Turkey


  • Discover the Ani Ruins, an ancient, 5,000-year-old Armenian city, one of Turkey’s most breathtaking ancient sites.
  • Fascinating highlights, including lush pastures full of flowers, ending up at a crater lake.
  • Hike over green mountain pastures and along steep-sided valleys with views of snow capped mountain peaks.
  • Sightseeing tour to the monasteries and time for relaxation at a thermal springs of Ayder.


Trip Info

Join me for an epic trekking adventure into the beautiful Kackar Mountains in Eastern Turkey, where raw wilderness and ancient lifestyles leave lasting memories.

The wild Kaçkar Mountains offer some of the best hiking in Turkey, with magnificent scenery, challenging climbs and yayla communities.

The glaciated Kaçkar Mountains are the highest (3,932 m/12,190 ft) and most spectacular of the various massifs in Turkey’s eastern Black Sea region.

Its non-porous granite has resulted in hundreds of midnight-blue lakes and burbling streams. Wildflower displays, especially above the 1,800 metre (5,580 ft) contour, are second to none. Best of all is the opportunity to sample life at the various yaylas (pastoral communities), inhabited to varying degrees from late June to early September.

The most popular trekking season is summer, but these are the mistiest and most crowded months. May and June have the most spectacular floral displays (and long days), but most passes are still snowed in (requiring ice axe and crampons), and most yaylas are yet to be inhabited at this time of the year. September and early October are also fine, with the least mist, though many yaylas will be empty.

We look forward to guiding you!

Your adventure awaits!


Ilhan Varlik is a freelance, licensed tour guide, providing guiding service with customized individual itineraries and assistance for discerning travellers seeking authentiek outdoor and cultural experiences in Turkey. He designs trips expertly tailored to your interests and personally guides the tour in cooperation with authorized travel agents.

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