Sarıkamiş Trails Transport

The distance from some provinces to Kars;

 

  • Istanbul : 1424 km
  • Ankara : 1076 km
  • Izmir : 1655 km
  • Erzurum : 202 km
  • Trabzon : 436 km

 

The distance from the counties to Kars City Center;

 

  • Sarikamis : 55 km
  • Ani : 41 km
  • Akyaka : 63 km
  • Susuz : 26 km
  • Arpacay : 41 km
  • Kagizman : 71 km
  • Digor : 44 km
  • Selim : 32 km

 

Train

The East Express has daily trains from Ankara to Kars at 18:30. The return train from Kars to Ankara takes off at 23:55. For those that prefer train travel within the city limits, Kars-Akyaka (06:00-16:00), Akyaka-Kars (07:30-17:30) are available.

 

Bus Companies

  • Dogu Kars : (0474) 2126161 – 2127474
  • Serhat Kars : (0474) 2127458 – 2231927
  • Turgut Reis : (0474) 2120842 – 2127479

 

Air Travel

The Kars Airport is 8 kilometers from the province center. Various companies have daily round-trip flights from Istanbul, Ankara and twice a week from Izmir.

 

 

Best Trails

  • Komdere Valley
  • Sarıkamış Summit-Şırşırdere-Hotels Area
  • Hotels Area-Katerina’s Hunting Lodge
  • Keklik Kızlar Castle-Belencik Bridge
  • Hamamlı-Şehitemin Yayla
  • Kızılçubuk-Sarıkamış
  • Sarıkamış-Hotels Area-Sarıkamış Summit
  • Doyumlu-Susuz Valley
  • Keçili-Susuz Waterfall
  • Çamkaya-İnkaya

 

Recommended 7-day Walk

Day 1 : Sarıkamış-Katerina’s Hunting Lodge (8 km)
Day 2 : Sarıkamış-Hotels Area-Summit (11 km)
Day 3 : Hotels Area-Soğuksu-Keklik Kızlar Castle (10 km)
Day 4 : Kızlar Castle-Keklik Valley-Belencik Bridge (14 km)
Day 5 : Komdere Valley (10 km)
Day 6 : Çamyazı-Inkaya Valley-Micingirt Castle (9 km)
Day 7 : Hamamlı Martrydom-Şehitemin Yayla (10 km)