Ranked #2 of 11 attractions in Kars
BALYOLU (sounds like “Ball-yoll-ew”) is Turkish for “The road of honey.” The Balyolu is a network of nomadic walking routes...
BALYOLU (sounds like “Ball-yoll-ew”) is Turkish for “The road of honey.” The Balyolu is a network of nomadic walking routes for travelers to taste and explore the wild culture, environment, and tradition of beekeeping and honey in Eastern Anatolia. As the Silk Road once linked people, cultures, and ideas, Balyolu builds unique honey experiences connecting the environment, small honey producers, and you.A Balyolu trip combines natural experiences with agriculture, people, culture, tradition, cooking, and history to give you the true taste of a local place.Our trips are intimate – capped at 6 guests with expert guides.Our trips are authentic – with a combination of home-stays and boutique hotel accommodations.Most of all our trips are locally and socially good. We work with local guides, operators, villages, and TURSAB certified companies to make sure your experience is one that spreads good vibes and benefits the local community.Finally, approximately 70% of your trip cost goes to local entrepreneurs, villages, and women leaders.The route is the same for each adventure, however the seasons will change the scenery dramatically. Your travel fee includes customized assistance booking your itinerary to and from Kars, Turkey where each trip will begin.