Boasting the highest summit in Turkey, Palandöken Ski Resort is one of the infrequent gems in the world. Being located in the coldest region of Turkey, snow quality never goes bad and the joy of powder snow skiing can be experienced as the region is crisp where the temperatures reach the levels of -40 °C (-40 F) at nights. The snow depth at the resort reaches 2-3 meters. Its tracks have a daily capacity of 32,000 people and witness international olympics organizations. Fly to Palandöken for a pleasant holiday!
Ski tracks in Palandöken
22 tracks with a total length of 28 km. The longest track length is 12 km. There are blue, red, and black tracks in the facilities.
Facilities in Palandöken
It has five chairlifts with a capacity to carry 4,500 people an hour, one ski lift with a capacity to carry 300 people an hour, two baby lifts with a total capacity of 1,800 people and one gondola lift with a capacity to carry 1,500 people an hour.
Height of Palandöken
Tracks starting from about 2,200 meters go up to a height of 3,176 meters.
Ski season in Palandöken
Skiing season starts in about late October at Palandöken Ski Resort and you can ski at its tracks in high regions until the first weeks of May.
Palandöken Ski Resort is 15 minutes to the city center and 30 minutes to Erzurum Airport. Erzurum flights take you to Palandöken effortlessly.
Accommodation in Palandöken
Hotels ranging from 3 to 5 stars offer many opportunities such as swimming pools, fitness and spa units and Turkish baths.