P5 Fırla Road - Çalı Pond - Çalı
The 7 kilometres long trail connecting Dağyenice Pond to Çalı can be walked easily by hikers of all ages.
Daily visitors to Dağyenice Pond who want to admire a view from above and take panoramic photographs can also use this trail. Adding from there another 3,5 kilometreslong hike, you can also reach Çalı Pond (in the South of Çalı Quarter).
50 metres after you enter the road leading to the picnic area, you will see an open area on your right. The Fırla Hill – Demirci direction signs are the starting point of the trail. This is also the starting point for the trail passing over Fırla Hill and descending to Demirci Quarter. The path, which rises in the direction of Tavşankaya Hill, splits after 1 kilometre in two directions. While Fırla Hill – Demirci trail continues down the unpaved road, Çalı trail leaves the road and follows the path descending towards the left. The track which advances among fields and oak tree woods below Çakmacık Hill, turns after approximately 500 metres towards the left. If you use this trail, along which you can have a view of the plain and the settlements of Nilüfer district, during the summer months, you will the opportunity to hike among sunflower fields. The path which passes among oak tree woods descends advancing besides Çalı Pond. The old road which starts below the picnic area of Atlas Quarter and brings you to Çalı Quarter, also passes next to Çalı Pond. This road is at the same time part of cycling route B1 connecting Misi to Dağyenice Pond and Çalı. Çalı Pond, which is preferred by anglers for its tranquility and desolation, is at 3,5 kilometres distance from Çalı Quarter. The unpaved road descending towards the North passes within the valley before it connects to the asphalt road coming from Atlas Quarter. 100 metres after you enter the road, turn to the left towards Yıldırım Avenue. Approximately after 500 metres you can terminate your hike at the coffeehouses of Çalı Quarter square.