Turkey - Eastern Anatolia (PDF Chapter)
Despite Eastern Anatolia’s awe-inspiring landscapes and ruins, you may have precipitous gorges, expansive steppe, soaring mountains and highland pastures to yourself. No wonder the region, especially the Kaçkar Mountains, is prime territory for trekking, skiing and white-water rafting.
- lose yourself in the ruins of Ani, the medieval Armenian capital strewn across the windswept steppe
- trek across 3000m-plus passes or high-level yaylalar (mountain pastures) in the Kaçkar Mountains, or enjoy day walks from quaint villages such as Barhal or Olgunlar
- explore the haunting remains of 1000-year-old Georgian churches such as Öşkvank
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Erzurum, Kaçkar Mountains, Western Kaçkars, Eastern Kaçkars, Far Northeast, Georgian Valleys, Kars, Ani, Doğubayazıt, Mt Ararat and Nemrut Dağı National Park.
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