What Is The Black Tent Project?

The Black Tent Project is an interactive, experimental and a socio-cultural tour. It is based mostly on understanding the ancient lifestyle of old civilizations lived in Anatolia by reviving it.

In this experimental project, the participants will have the chance to experience the original and ancient lifestyle of Anatolian civilizations in their own geographical environment.

Name of the project reflects the most important element of the tour: made of goat hair and hand-woven “The Black Tent”.

Enjoy the black tent tour

You Will...

Discover the wonders of ancient civilizations in the cultural capital of the World; Istanbul

Discover the hidden treasures of one of the oldest and mysterious cities in the World; Istanbul. Visits to museums, mounments, textiles, ethnographic artefacts, cultural centers, and authentic market places.

Live the nomadic life of ancient Anatolians

Revive the ancient Anatolian nomadic lifestyle by practising the migration and "living in pasture" experiences in its traditional environment. Traditional cheese and bread making are the attractive side activities of the experience.

Follow the track of the wool from the fleece to the carpet

Experience the processing of the wool from the fleece to the woven carpet. Combing, spinning, natural dyes, loom preparation and weaving will be the stop points of this amazing trajectory.

Experience life in the black tent

Made of black goat hair, the black tent was the integral part of the traditional nomadic lifestyle. The same tent will be with us during the journey in daily migration, in the encampment, while cooking and living the nature.

Involve in pure natural atmosphere

Benefit from the scenic beauty of Mediterranean for a week full of inspiration.

Visit ancient cities and old town of Antalya, the capital of Turkish Mediterranean

Walk in ancient agoras of the famous cities of Lycians, Hellens, Romans and Byzantines. Respire the exotic scents of the glorious history, feel the magnificence.

Taste delicious Ottoman and Anatolian Turkmen nomad cuisine

Distilled from many sub-cultures that it involves Ottoman cuisine is a mixture of excotic flavours and colors. Anatolian Turkmen nomad cuisine is a combination of practicality and avaliable resources which created a distict tastes and cooking methods. Won't you try it?

Kas, Turkey
Kaş, Turkey

Ancient Nomadic Migration

Extended tour. We’ll visit ancient West Anatolian cities of Lycian and Romanian empires at the beginning and the end of the tour.

Daily Migration Program

7.00 am – Wake up in the Black Tent

7.30 am – First migration of the day

10.00 am – Arrival to day-camp, settlement

10.30 am – “Big Breakfast” & Enjoy the scenic nature around

2.00 pm – Lunch time

4.30 pm –  Coffee time & Removal of the camp

5.30 pm – Second migration of the day

7.00 pm – Arrival to the night-camp, settlement

8.00 pm – Dinner

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