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Ameri-Cana Expeditions
International Hunting
Bezoar Ibex in Turkey

The Bezoar is one of the most beautiful mountain goats in the world with its magnificent curved horns, long black beard and a very nice black striped cape over its shoulder.

The average altitude of the hunting areas are around 1000m-2000m (3280ft – 6560 ft) above sea level.

Our outfitter harvests huge trophies every year. The best time to hunt is during the rut which is from late October to mid-January.

Dates of hunts:

September 1 – March 31

 

Cost of Hunt:

Hunts are 5 days (plus 2 travelling days)

Common Areas $12,500.00USD Expected Trophy Size 37” – 42”

Trophy Areas $16,500.00USD Expected Trophy Size 42” – 46”

Pre-Scouted Trophy Areas $25,000.00USD Expected Trophy Size 46” +

Note: If hunting in an area and a larger than “expected” trophy is taken, there will be NO extra charge.

Non Hunter Cost: $1,490.00USD

Additional Game Available (may require additional days):

Wild Boar (any size): 1 Boar $2,900.00USD
2 Boars $4,900.00USD
The Wild Boars are baited and hunted at night. They can be hunted in the same hunting area as the Ibex, or sometimes we move the hunter to another area.

Konya Sheep: Fenced Area $79,000.00USD
Free Range $99,000.00USD

Chamois: $11,000.00USD

Hybrid Ibex: $12,500.00USD

Gazelle: $11,000.00USD

Cost Includes:

• Hunting licences (gun import permit)
• Area fees
• Customs clearance
• Transfer from/to closest airport - from/to hunting area
• Hunting organization
• Field preparation
• Guiding
• Ground transportation and accommodation during the hunt.

Cost Does Not Include:

• International and domestic air fares
• Alcoholic beverages
• Hotel bills before and/or after the hunt
• Insurance
• Visa expenses
• Dipping, packing and shipment of trophies (approx.$1,000USD) Trophy Shipment will take 3 - 9 months. The client is fully responsible for getting necessary import permits for his/her own country.
• Veterinary Certificate ($200USD) and C.I.T.E.S. ($500USD)
• Skinning ($150USD)
• Gratuities
• Extra trophies
• Sightseeing tours (Our outfitter can arrange private tours if desired.)

How to Get Here:

Entering Turkey: Most of our clients from foreign countries can get their Visa at Istanbul Ataturk Airport upon arrival by paying $10 - $50USD.

You will be met at the airport and will be assisted with the clearing of firearms.

Hunting Conditions and Methods:

The hunt is mainly glassing, walking, glassing...you will rise early in the morning, have breakfast, travel to the hunting area, start glassing and if we see a good ibex then start stalking. There are some areas with enough roads to reach to the key points of the mountains for glassing but there are some areas with no roads and in this case we do more stalking. Typically, in difficult areas there are bigger animals and in easier areas there are smaller animals.


Typical itinerary will be;

Day 1 Arrival in Istanbul and overnight
Day 2 Fly to the hunting areas, approx. 1 hour commercial flight
Day 3,4,5,6,7 Hunt
Day 8 Return to Istanbul
Day 9 Optional sightseeing
Day 10 Departure to US

Accommodations:

Depending on the area hunted, accommodation in the hunting areas can be in fly camps, lodges, village houses or hotels (up to 3 star), included are soft drinks and meals during the hunt.

Some clients will need to bring a sleeping bag, if so, you will be notified.

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