Erciyes Ski Center is located on the extinct volcanic mountain of Erciyes, which is east of Cappadocia and south of the town of Kayseri. The distance from the center to Kayseri is 25 km and takes 30 minutes by car. The nearest airport is a 45 minute drive away.
The duration of the skiing season is 150 days a year. The altitude in the skiing area of Erciyes is 2200 -3100 m and the most suitable skiing conditions are between 20 November and 20 April. The average snow fall is 2 m in normal winter conditions. The type of snow is generally “powdery. “
This center has suitable conditions for summer skiing, ski touring and heli- skiing and is equipped with 2 chairlifts and 2 T bars. skiing instructors and equipment for hire are available. The center has first aid facilities and a rural clinic.
The slopes and mechanical equipment are under surveillance of experts throughout the season. Accommodations can be booked directly. Note: In foggy conditions it is essential especially for amateur skiers not to wander outside the marked slopes.