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8 Reasons Why Erciyes, Turkey should be your next ski holiday!

If you're an avid skier or snowboarder looking for a new destination to explore, then Erciyes Ski Resort in Turkey will definitely be the next best decision for your ski holiday. You can find everything you need for an unforgettable winter sports experience in this picturesque area of central Anatolia.

Here are 8 reasons why Erciyes Ski Resort should be at the top of your list-

1. World-class Skiing

2. Easily Accessible

3. Affordable Prices

4. Family-friendly

5. Local Cuisine

6. Nightlife

7. Rich Culture and History

8. Spectacular Scenery

1. World-class Skiing

The 112 km of slopes, 41 ski tracks, and 18 ski lifts at Erciyes Ski Resort make it one of the most well-liked winter sports locations in Asia. The highest ski point is at 3400 metres, making ti one of the highest in the world. The ski resort also has 154 snow guns, making it snow-guaranteed. A ski patrol team is in place, making it a safe ski resort.

The ski season at the resort goes from December to March, and it features slopes for skiers of all skill levels, from beginners to experts.

2. Easily Accessible

Erciyes Ski Resort is easily accessible from Kayseri International Airport. After landing here, a 2 hour drive through smooth roads will take you to the ski resort. There are multiple public buses running between Kayseri city and Erciyes too.

3. Affordable Prices

In contrast to other well-known ski resorts in Europe, Erciyes provides inexpensive rates for lodging, lift tickets, and equipment rentals. Ski vacations can be had without bursting the bank, making them the perfect choice for travelers on a tight budget. Check out AdventurePlay's 5 day Turkey Ski Outbound for less than 1000 USD.

4. Family-friendly

Thanks to its selection of ski runs ideal for skiers of all abilities, Erciyes is a fantastic vacation spot for families with kids. You can brush up on your abilities or pick up a new one at the resort's ski schools, which are available for both children and adults.

5. Cafes, bars & Local Cuisine

Erciyes Ski Resort has over 10 restaurants and cafes in various sections of the slopes. Sucuk, a peppery sausage, and mant, a Turkish dumpling, are two of Kayseri's famous local delicacies. There are bars serving beers, mulled wine and hot chocolate, to make a ski break more enjoyable.

6. Nightlife for Apres Ski

Erciyes provides a vibrant nightlife scene after a day on the slopes. In the resort and nearby city, there are bars and clubs where you can relax with a drink or dance the night away.

7. Rich Culture and History

Erciyes is a region rich in culture and history in addition to being a popular winter sports location. The Seljuk-era Hunat Hatun Mosque and the Kayseri Castle are two of the historical landmarks in the city of Kayseri, which is only a few miles from the ski resort.

The famous hot air balloon site- Cappadocia is only a 1 hour drive away.

8. Spectacular Scenery

The Taurus Mountains, which wrap around Erciyes, offer a breathtaking backdrop for your skiing or snowboarding excursion. You'll be treated to panoramic views of snow-capped peaks, rolling hills, and historical towns whether you're skiing or just relaxing in the resort.


The Turkish resort town of Erciyes provides world-class skiing, breathtaking scenery, a rich cultural and historical heritage, adventure activities, budget-friendly costs, family-friendly choices, delectable regional cuisine, and buzzing nightlife.

It is the perfect location for your upcoming ski vacation because of all of these elements.

Check out AdventurePlay's Turkish Ski Holiday available in Erciyes, Turkey

You can also take a look at their other Skiing courses available right now in India:

So what are you waiting for? Find your adventure on the slopes!


About Author

Akshit Verma is a marketeer by profession and a traveler by soul. He came from a Hotel Management background and started his career in a travel organization.

Adventure Play is a one-stop platform to discover and play outdoor sports in Asia.

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