Cibiltepe the Caucasus will be the center of attraction: Cibiltepe in Sarikamis Ski Resort is one of Turkey's major ski resorts, and has recently made investments of domestic and foreign tourists will be indispensable to the projects to be implemented.
Pine forests and is known for its crystal snow, 2 thousand 634 altitude Cibiltepe Ski, long ski slopes, equipped with modern ski lifts, and not only in Turkey with the newly constructed accommodation facilities, is rapidly becoming the Caucasus, the center of attraction.
Sarıkamış District Governor Muhammed Gürbüz stated to the AA reporter that Sarıkamış has undertaken an important mission with its history, nature and tourism.
Emphasizing that a great distance has been taken in terms of winter tourism with the studies carried out so far, but it is not enough, Gürbüz said, “Our goals, our projects are huge. We want to attract the Caucasus to this region by further developing and modernizing our ski resort. We do not only think about winter tourism in Sarıkamış. We are preparing employment-oriented projects that will spread the tourism to 12 months by strengthening the economy of the region and provide jobs for our unemployed youth. ”
Explaining that only 50 percent of Sarıkamış's potential can be utilized, Gürbüz said:
“Very important works will begin with the arrival of spring in Sarıkamış. First of all, 3 thousand meters long gondola, projects of which are prepared in our ski center, 400 meters sled track track, 600 meters long chairlift that will carry ski lovers in the Hotels region, vehicle park and landscaping will be done. In addition, construction of two football fields for summer tourism will begin. By making these facilities, we aim to bring football teams that go to Austria for camping to Sarıkamış. In addition, plateau tourism and cycling organizations will come to life.
To handle the accommodation problem, we have to increase the bed capacity to 10 thousand. We are currently in a position to appeal to approximately 500 people, including hotels and public guesthouses. 4 hotel construction continues, but not sufficient. For this, especially our domestic investors should act without losing time. ”
In the Cıbıltepe Ski Center, the 25 slalom with a total length of 8 and a snowboard track, as well as the 2 equipped with a computer equipped 3 chair lift facility with a capacity of one thousand people per hour.