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Ayder, Turkey, private heliskiing guided week

Join Thierry, or one of the other IFMGA certified guides from his staff, for an unforgettable week of private, guided Heliskiing in Ayder, Turkey.

Mountain RangeKackar Mountain Range
Duration9 days
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified

Description

Let me guide you on a full-week of private heliskiing in Ayder, Turkey. An ideal trip for those who want to experience the essence of heliskiing!

With more than 4,000 square kilometers of available ski area, you will get to ski wherever you want because the helicopter can take you to any part of that area. Group of 1 to 3 people will get 6 hours of helicopter time, whereas groups of 4-12 people will get 9 hours.

Not only will you have a helicopter at your disposal for an entire week, you will also have the chance to spend one or more nights in a remote village on the other side of the Kackar Mountain Range, adding some extra adventure to this trip.

You will also be more than comfortable in the Hasimoglu Hotel. Inside, there is the Turkey Heliski Lounge, where guests can relax and watch movies on a big screen TV. There is also a fitness area with a gym, jacuzzi and sauna. There is a game room and two massage rooms available all day. Finally, there is also the Turkish Hammam just 2 minutes away that has 45 degree natural hot spring water.

Would you like to join this unforgettable week of private Heliskiing in the Kackar mountains in Ayder? Send me a request! You will have so much privacy, you will feel like the slopes are just for you, like a beautiful, soft, white carpet.

And if are looking for a more social version of this trip, you can also join me for a Group Heliskiing Guided Week here.

Meeting point

Trabzon Airport

Accommodation

Full Board Accommodation in double room at the Hotel Hasimoglu. There is direct dialing phone service, satellite TV, Mini Bar, Wireless Internet throughout the entire the entire hotel. You can also upgrade to a single, deluxe, or suite room at an extra charge.

More info

Extra activities include: Ski Touring (we have ski touring equipment available for all guests), Snowshoeing, Adventure Park (rope course through the trees with ladders, rope walks, etc.), Trips to various local sights like the cities of Rize and Batumi (Georgia) and the Sumela Monastery. Safety Equipment that will be offered to all participants includes: ABS Backpack (Avalanche Balloon System) with shovel and probe, DVA Mammut Pulse (Avalanche transceiver, and safety card (info card in case of emergency/avalanche). Groups of 1-3 people (1 rotation) get 6 helicopter hours. Groups of 4-8 people (2 rotations) get 9 helicopter hours. Groups of 9-12 people (2 rotations) get 9 helicopter hours. Only the actual time flying is counted against your helicopter hours, so if the helicopter is on the ground, even if the rotor blades are still turning, does not count against your hours. The first 6 hours of helicopter time is non-refundable. The next 3 hours of helicopter time is refundable if not used. Refunds for helicopter time not used is 2,400 Euros per hour. Extra Helicopter time is 2,400 Euros per hour. Groups of 9 cost 9,800 Euros per person. Groups of 10 cost 8,950 Euros per person. Groups of 11 cost 8,150 Euros per person. Groups of 12 cost 7,580 Euros per person. Payment schedule is as follows, 35% deposit to confirm your registration, 35% of total to be paid 120 days before your departure, and remained 30% of total to be paid 60 days before the start of your heliskiing week.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival

Participants will make their way to Istanbul, and catch flight TK 2834, Istanbul – Trabzon (16:25-18:15). Upon arrival, you’ll meet our staff and be transferred by bus to Ayder. The trip will take approximately 2 hours. There will be a welcome meeting, followed by administrative formalities before a delicious welcome dinner at the hotel.

Day 2: First Day

Arrival, Security and Helicopter Briefing, followed by Distribution of Equipment. Heliskiing from 10 am onward.

Day 3 to 7: Heliskiing

In case of bad weather, other activities will be set up for all participants.

Day 8: Last Day

Heliskiing for majority of the day. At the end of the day participants will take the bus transfer to Trabzon, where they will be checked into a Novotel Hotel only 5 minutes away from the airport.

Day 9: Return Home

Participants will be transferred to airport by Hotel shuttle bus, where they will catch their flights home.


About the guide

I'm a IFMGA/UIAGM mountain guide from Verbier in Valais. For the past 15 years I have been working in most of the heliski bases around the globe. For the moment, I'm focusing on Val d'Aran in the Pyrenees and Ayder and Ayladar in Turkey. I'm guiding there with a team of IFMGA guides. If I'm busy when you try to book a heliski day or tour, you'll be skiing with one of them. Join us and experience amazing skiing in less classic destinations!


For booking assistance

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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 59846 each

Group of 2

EUR 29923 each

Group of 3

EUR 19949 each

Group of 4

EUR 17062 each

Group of 5

EUR 14238 each

Group of 6

EUR 11970 each

Group of 7

EUR 10722 each

Group of 8

EUR 10052 each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Accommodation

• Transport during the trip

• Helicopter drops as described

• Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Price details

• Flights to and from Trabzon Airport are not included. Drinks are not included.


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