Mount Erciyes skiers in the half-term holiday: Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality Erciyes A.Ş. Deputy General Manager Yücel İkiler, Erciyes Mountain is the most economical ski resort during the half-year break, he said.
Erciyes A.Ş. Yücel İkiler stated that by bringing all the ski instructors together under the name of 'Snow Academy', they prevented people who are not skilled to provide ski training, and stated that Erciyes mountain became a favorite of students from Istanbul and Ankara during the half-year holiday. The two noted:
“Tourism companies in Erciyes organized ski courses with fixed price system. Students who want to learn skiing are picked up from their homes in the city center with shuttle minibuses and left in the evening. They take ski lessons for five days under the supervision of professional ski instructors. The cost of this course is 590 lira including lunch. ”
Iyer, who said that food and beverage prices are cheaper than the city center in the restaurants and daily facilities in the mountain, and that the rents for skiing, sledding and equipped clothes are very low.
During the semester break, while 2 mechanical facilities in Tekir Plateau, which was 200 meters high, were filled with crowds, snow bikes were not taken to the tracks for security reasons. People from Kayseri and surrounding cities formed queues in front of 18 mechanical facilities such as gondolas, chairlift and teleski in Erciyes.
In Erciyes, where the Metropolitan Municipality invested 250 million euros to make it one of the best ski resorts in the world, the number of ski tracks increased to 34 with the new season. The total length of the tracks reached 100 kilometers with the participation of the areas in Hacılar and Develi districts.