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Drive north of Erzurum on the D950 highway to see Tortum lake, but also breath-taking landscapes. Further north, there are Tortum waterfalls. Between the falls and the luttle town of Tortum, there are very old Georgian churches to be visited and very typical villages. That...More
It is about 10 kms in length and on a bright day the water can be
turquoise in parts and more subdued colour in other parts.The surrounding
mountains make for lovely views which seem to go on for ages when
travelling past in a bus.
The lake is attractive, but the surrounding terrain is somewhat barren, and the fluctuating water level created a bathtub ring as at reservoirs. However, the waterfall at the outflow (north end) and the restaurants farther below make up for that. You can walk a little...More