Unique Activities to Experience in Turkey During the Cold Season

Sat, Dec 3, 2022

There is a misconception among tourists and tourism companies around the world who focused their attention on summer visits and summer activities however Turkey is a rich land with amazing winter tourism activities. This article will mention the most important ones to add to your radar if you’re planning to visit Turkey this winter.


1. A Different Taste of Balloons

When we mention how to air balloons the first thing that comes to mind is the city of Cappadocia where people get on hot air balloons early in the morning to witness the beauty and charming land of Cappadocia which is an amazing formation of natural art of rocks. However, this view has a wonderful color in the winter since it will be covered with white snow adding to the beauty of the view from above a wonderful feeling that will remain with you forever. in addition, if you’re planning to get married in the winter then Cappadocia, which is colored in white, will be the absolute most romantic honeymoon destination.


2. Exceptional Adventure

Lake Çıldır is one of the most amazing experiences you’re going to have if you visited in the month of February when the lake gets frozen. However, that is not the best part. The experience which is completely exceptional that you’re going to have at lake Çıldır is the horse sleigh trip that the locals usually run which is breathtaking and so exciting at the same time. Imagine yourself going on such a tour in the second largest lake in Turkey where the landscape in the mountains is completely covered in white snow. this is not the only thing you will experience for the first time at lake Çıldır because the locals are always happy to teach tourists how they go ice fishing. this makes the Lake Worth visiting and highly recommended


3. The Exceptional Train Experience

Have you ever been on a train trip for 24 hours where the train is making its path through the mountains and the hills that are covered in snow? this will be an exceptional experience when you visit Turkey in the winter. the eastern train makes its way from Ankara to Kars in 24 hours making this trip extremely exceptional and full of amazing scenes and photos of the mountains and the hills in white. This trip ends in the city of Kars which is a very famous city that has lots of things worth visiting. Also, it’s a city that is close to lake Çıldır that is famous for its horse-sleighing cars and ice fishing. We highly recommend that you make an advanced booking because this trip is not only favored by the tourists but also by the locals which makes it sometimes difficult to buy a ticket


4. The Famous One

Winter tourism in Turkey is the phrase that brings to everyone’s mind the activity of skiing. also, when we talk about skiing the first thing that comes to most regular visitors is the city of Bursa which was the First Capital of the Ottoman Empire. what makes Bursa so special is the high mountain of Uludag in addition to having one of the longest cable car lines that will take you to the top of the mountain where there are resorts and amazing skiing spaces. Bursa and precisely mount Uludagis are highly equipped and taken care of by the government and investors to make it the best skiing resort you will ever visit. however, Bursa is not the only skiing destination in Turkey since the country is rich with locations such as mount Kartepe and of course Palandöken in the city of Erzurum.

Winter tourism is usually favored by a lot of people and if you are one of those who enjoy traveling in the winter for special and exceptional activities then Turkey should be at the top of your list to visit because of the richness that the country has and the amazing variation in nature that allows you to experience amazing things. it will be much easier for you if you contact a professional company or tourism agency like Flamingo of Istanbul to get the proper consultation and an amazing free plan for their winter tourism.


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