Discover the new ski resort of Kartepe in Turkey on a full-day’s excursion. Located between Izmit and Adapazarı, the area boasts high snowy mountains where you can enjoy a day of skiing, snowboarding, or sledding.
What to Expect
This full-day tour from Istanbul runs every Sunday between December and March and goes to the new ski area of Kartepe, boasting ski runs for beginners and intermediates alike. You will be picked up from one of 3 meeting points in Istanbul for the transfer to Kartepe, which is now the closest ski resort to the city.
After a 2-hour drive, arrive at Masukiye, where you will be able to rent any snow gear you will need. Continue for approximately 30 minutes more to reach Kartepe. Surrounded by forests of oak, chestnut and hazelnut, as well as fruit orchards, you will get 4 hours to ski, snowboard, or sled on the new pistes and half pipe.
The tour also includes a welcoming barbecue lunch with soft drinks, served at Sisli Vadi.
Your ski time at Kartepe will end between 16.30 and 17.00. All guests will then be transported back to their initial meeting points from the morning.
- Barbecue lunch and soft drinks
What's Not Included
- All ski equipment rentals
- Skipass and all other extras
Know Before You Go
There are several places on the way to Kartepe to rent snow equipment.