Adventure Sports in Artvin

The Kackarlar mountain range, the highest on the East Black Sea coast has very good courses for mountaineering and trekking. Mountaineering groups regularly come here for trekking. Altiparmak Mountains offer similar facilities. 55 kilometers east of Artvin is the dreamlike Borcka Lake.

If you are a game hunter, these mountainaeous regions give you the opportunity to practice your skills. The games available are the mountain goat, bear, wolf and fox.

The wild Coruh River with its impressive rapids offers adventure lovers the excitement of white water rafting that few rivers in the world can match. It also has ideal courses for water streaming sports like katamaran and canoe sports. The Barhal rivulet has similar facilities. The best time for water sports here is between June and October. Coruh hosted the fourth world streaming sports championship in 1993.