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Lake Cildir

108 Reviews

Lake Cildir

108 Reviews
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Ardahan Damal Yolu, Ardahan Turkey
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leyla o wrote a review Jan. 2020
Lesbos, Greece2 contributions
A must if you are visiting Kars. We were there when the lake was frozen and were able to rent horse drawn carriages (you can rent snow mobiles as well) and watch fishermen take out fish from holes they had made in the ice. Afterwards we had warm wine around a wood stove in the shack, and some musicians came and made music.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Cihan ç wrote a review Sep. 2019
Istanbul, Turkey216 contributions35 helpful votes
It’s my second times to visit here and then I went with my friends then really here is so nice places to visit.!!In the winter you can do very good winter sports here you know you should go winter times and summertime summertime is so nice winter time is also nice..
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Helena B wrote a review Jun. 2019
Cape Town Central, South Africa409 contributions243 helpful votes
We stayed in Kars to visit Ani and through Lonely Planet discovered Celil Ersoglu (+90 532 226 3966) who can give you tours to Ani and the Lake Cildir area. Lake Cildir is really beautiful and surrounding by mountains and pastures. From Kars it is about 100km and there are places to stop for tea/coffee or lunch on the way. we travelled all the way into the mountains to nearby Seytan Cildir Castle. We did not climb up to the castle but got close enough to get a magnificent view. The Lake is big and all the way you travel close to water and we discovered many bird species there. Very rural area and truly an escape from the busy cities. Celil is knows the area and the history and was very informative. His vehicle is in excellent condition and he is a safe driver and caring guide. Wear are two mature ladies and did both excursions on our own with him. He can be contacted on the above phone number or at Kars Tourist information or Gungoren hotel in Kars. Can highly recommend him and the Lake visit and Ani.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Alexandru_Ioan wrote a review Jun. 2019
Ploiesti, Romania235 contributions24 helpful votes
This is one of the high altitude lakes of Turkey. Located above 2000 meters, it freezes in winter. Is bigger then it looks on the map and surrounding it by car takes hours. Is a good camping place, as most of the shores are deserted and only a few villages exists around it.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Ahmet B wrote a review May 2017
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This place does not have so many place to eat fish but best one is there. Atalayın Yeri is the only place to eat something and serves very good and delicious fishes. Cıldır lake was frozen. You can enjoy fishing and slipping with sladge on ice.
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Date of experience: March 2017
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