Kackar Photo Album
The Kackar Range
In the remote northeast of Turkey, the Kackar Range boasts
granite mountains patched by summer pastures where black bulls graze, and
clear blue lakes, springs and streams.
This trek is a camping trip Ė all tents, new eating
(and cooking) utensils and pack animals (for carrying all communal and
personal equipment you donít need with you during the day) provided
Ah yes, the food!
Meals are vegetarian (including fish), are cooked fresh by an
accompanying cook, and are filling and delicious !
The trek takes us through several rural villages, and allows us to hobnob
with the locals during rest stops.
Weather permitting, we ascend Mt. Kackar past beautiful Deniz
Golu - a spectacular tarn nestled in the rocky terrain - to the 3,750-meter
high summit, which rewards us with a beautiful panoramic view of the entire