Aladaglar; camp & trek

Tour Code : DAT 06

Highlights
–    Camping & hiking in the Aladaglar national park 
–    Hike up to Alaca Yayla  
–    trek to Siyirmalik valley & Eznevit plateau
–    walk through amazing Cimbar canyon
–    Meet semi-nomadic families & see their original 
      lifestyle

DAT 06 - PRIN

Best Season   
Jan / Feb / Mar / Apr / May / Jun / Jul / Aug / Sep / Oct / Nov / Dec

 

Duration of the Trip
4 Days / 3 Nights

 

Difficulty Level/walks (treks)
= A/B (Easy/Medium)
Hiking in the Aladaglar mountains (4 routes on 4 days)

 

Accommodation
Camp    :    3 Nights

Day 1 : Aladaglar national park; via Kaziklar valley to Emli valley

Meet in the Cukurbag village with Demavend Travels representative and continue to Kaziklar Valley. The Aladaglar become National park since 1995. Via Cukurbag village we continue to Kaziklar Valley; we follow for a while on stabilized roads and continue on small paths into the Kaziklar Valley, 50 to 70 meters high walls leading us to the Emli Valley where we spend the Night at the Camp.
Walking time: 2 h; ascent: 250m; descent: 80m 
ON: Aladaglar national park at the Emli valley campsite (1.750m)
Meals: – / – / D

Day 2 : Aladaglar national park; Emli valley to Alaca Yayla (plateau)

In the morning hike up to Mangirci Gorge via Emli Valley, climb up to Alaca Yayla (Plateau) where we will walk along oak trees. With spectacular views of southern Aladaglar region we will reach to Alaca Yayla, most probably some shepherds will be around during summer season to graze their flocks. After having lunch by the spring we descend down to our camp via Oluksekisi, another old semi-nomad camp. We spend the night at the Emli Valley Camp.
Walking time: 5/6 h; ascent/descent: 650m
ON: Aladaglar national park at the Emli valley campsite (1.750m)
Meals: B / L / D

Day 3 : Aladaglar national park; Emli valley to Sokulupinar via Siyirmalik valley & Eznevit plateau

This morning you will leave the Emli valley behind as you walk up the Siyirmalik valley and climb up to Eznevit, a campsite inhabited by semi-nomadic families who might invite us for some drinks and will visit their tents to see their original life style during the time they spent in the mountains. From here you will be rewarded with good views over the surrounding area as you continue walking towards Sakartas. From Sakartas you will descend to Sokulupinar, where you will spend the night at the campsite.
Walking time: 6/7 h; ascent: 788m; descent: 538m
ON: Aladaglar national park at the Sokulupinar campsite (2.000m)
Meals: B / L / D

Day 4 : Aladaglar national park; Cimbar canyon to Demirkazik village

In the morning, we start walking in Sokulupinar and follow the stabilized roads to ascend Arpalik plateau. From the Arpalik Plateau we descend in trough panoramic Cimbar Canyon, 15 to 100 metres wide and hundreds of meters high walls leading down to a village where we will meet a local family and have lunch in their house. Afterwards we drive to Cukurbag village where the Trip concludes.
Walking time: 3 h; ascent: 200m; descent: 500m
Meals: B / L / D

ON = Overnight accommodation / B = Breakfast / L = Lunch / D = Dinner

Price Includes
–    All transfers and transportations with private vehicles to the places mentioned in the Itinerary
–    Demavend Travel English speaking Tour Leader
–    3 x Breakfast, 3 x Lunch (Lunch Packages), 3 x Dinner
–    All necessary Camping Equipment’s (Tents, Mattresses, necessary Kitchen Gear & Dinnerware)
–    Taurus Mountains Aladaglar National park Entrance & camping Fees

 

Price Excludes
–    All International and Domestic Flights
–    Travel insurance
–    All kind of Extra Transports and transfers other than stated in the Itinerary
–    Arrival/Departure Transfers from/to the Aladaglar National park Cukurbag village
–    All kind of Soft and Alcoholic drinks, Bottled Water,
–    Meals other than stated in the Itinerary
–    All kind of personal expenses
–    All kind of optional activities
–    Extra Nights
–    Single supplements
–    Personal Equipment
–    Tips