The Eastern Express flights, which traveled a long distance between Kars and Ankara and were interrupted for a long time due to COVID-19, resumed as of 13 July.
The Eastern Express flights, which operate between Ankara and Kars and are described as one of the longest routes in Turkey, were stopped due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Offering unique views to its passengers and becoming an internet phenomenon We could not make this journey for a long time, but with the lifting of the restrictions, the flights of the Eastern Express to be rearranged started.
Eastern Express, which is one of the frequent destinations of domestic and foreign tourists, After a long break, he made his first voyage on July 13. performed. Kars Deputy Governor Mehmet Zahid Doğu visited the Eastern Express just before the first voyage and made candid statements with the Provincial Culture and Tourism Director Hayrettin Çetin for this highly anticipated journey.
“Even though we become normal, we ask you to follow the rules”
As you know, the Eastern Express has been one of the most popular activities in Turkey for the last few years. This journey, which was used only for transportation at first and covered a long distance between Kars and Ankara, especially in winter It has become one of the travel destinations of people because it has unique images. The services of the Eastern Express, which offers accommodation in the train and allows both domestic and foreign tourists to visit the region at certain stops, were paused due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the lifting of the restrictions, it was possible to travel on the Orient Express again. Its passengers like Lake Çıldır Turkey’s most beautiful places The Eastern Express, which takes you to one of the passengers, resumed its flights as of 13 July 2021. Deputy Governor of Kars Eastern and Provincial Culture and Tourism Director Çetin made some statements during his visit to the Eastern Express before the expedition. The following statements were included in the statements of Zahid Doğu; “Everyone is looking forward to this train. Even though we become normal, we ask you to follow the rules. We must follow the rules of mask, distance and hygiene. We see the decrease in the number of cases, although we have been normalized for a long time in the process of the vaccine. We have been waiting for our train for a long time. Go safely, reach your loved ones.”