Join now

Hiking the Yalova Sufi Trail & Spread Breakfast

Hosted by the Consul of the Istanbul Walking Group
Event Cover Photo
Took place 1 month ago
Sun 28 Apr 07:30 - 20:00

Ready to Join?

I’d like to invite you for Hiking on the historical Sufi Trail in Kurtköy, Yalova

The Sufi Trail, designed to revive the Sufis, poets, scholars and places of that period who lived in different centuries in Turkey, to raise awareness in terms of culture and faith tourism and to bring to light our spiritual values and cultural treasures of the past, offers an unforgettable adventure for hikers, cycling and culture lovers starting from Istanbul to Konya.
This route, which was part of the pilgrimage route during the Ottoman period, has been marked in Grande Randonne style in accordance with international practices, a guidebook in Turkish and English has been prepared, GPS data and a detailed map have been created. The total length of the Trail is approximately Protected content . We'll walk only the 5 km part of this in Yalova.
We will walk the easy part of this 5 km long road, 2 km of which is a forest path and 3 km of which is a stabilized forest road, accompanied by bird chirping in a peaceful and fascinating atmosphere in lush green nature.

We'll start the day with a spread breakfast prepared and served in old Ottoman pots. It's include to trip fee.

Dinner will be at Ormanika Restaurant by the river in accordance with the spirit and meaning of the Sufi Trail, accompanied by a Ney performance played for us by the Ney artist Sami Bey. With grilled fish, meatballs, mushrooms, etc. on the menu. It's extra. You'll pay for what you order.
Looking forward to see you for this unique hike!