Erciyes Dagi, or Mt Argeus (3916m) as it was known in Roman times, is the extinct volcano 26km south of Kayseri which gave rise to the fairy chimneys of Cappadocia.
Skiing is available 150 days a year (November through April). The altitude of the skiing area is 2200 – 3100m. The average of snow is 2m in normal winter conditions and the type of snow is generally powdery.
ERCIYES SKI CENTER
This center has suitable conditions for summer skiing, ski touring and heli-skiing and is equipped with 2 chairlifts and 2 T bars. Qualified skiing instructors and equipment for hire are available. The center has first aid facilities and a rural clinic.
The slopes and the mechanical equipment are under the experts’ supervision throughout the season.
Accommodations can be booked through us.
Location: 25 km from Kayseri City Center
Closest Airport: Kayseri Airport – 35 km
Transportation: Between 30 and 40 minutes from Kayseri Airport. Private Transfer is recommended.
Climate: Continental climate dominant
Wind Direction: South, South-West
Skiing Season: November to April
Altitude: 3916 meters / 12840 feet
Skiing Areas: Between 1800-3000 m / 5900-9836 feet
Physical Plan: Exists
Proposed Bed Capacity: 2790 Beds
Lifts: 3 lifts with a total capacity of 1905 people/hour