The Hasandag was another volcano that, together with the Erciyes, contributed to the formation of the peculiar landscape of Cappadocia. It is located 30 kilometers to the south of Aksaray.
The Hasandag has 3268 meters, and was formed in the same geological period that Mount Erciyes. At the top there is a large crater showing its ancient volcanic activity. Access to the mountain is especially through Helvadere Village, that you can reach by minibuses from Aksaray.
The best months to climb the Hasandag are June, July, August, September and October. The campground is located near the Hotel Karbeyaz of Helvadere and from there to the top of the mountain you can take 5 to 8 hours to climb.