A paved mountain road to Caykavak Pass

Çaykavak Geçidi is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.630m (5,347ft) above the sea level, located in Niğde Province, on the southern part of Central Anatolia, Turkey.

Çaykavak Geçidi

How long is Caykavak Pass?

The road to the summit is totally paved. It’s called D805 (Adana Niğde Yolu). The pass road is 10.6 km (6.58 miles) long, running north-south from the paved O-21A road to Bayağıl. The road is heavily used by vehicles travelling from the city center of Niğde to the Mediterranean coast.

Is Caykavak Pass open?

Set high on the northern slopes of Toros Mountains, access to the pass is typically open all year round. The climb is mostly flat, hitting a 5.6% of maximum gradient through some of the ramps.