Anatolian Chamois are a species of mountain goat-antelope native to the mountainous regions of Turkey and the Middle East. They are a medium-sized species, with males reaching a shoulder height of up to 31 inches and females reaching a shoulder height of up to 24 inches. They have a reddish-brown coat and a distinctive black stripe running down their back. Anatolian Chamois are primarily herbivorous, and they feed on grasses and other vegetation.
Hunting for the Anatolian Chamois is an exciting and rewarding experience, offering a unique opportunity to observe and hunt these majestic animals. Our outfitters offer guided chamois hunts throughout the mountains of Turkey and the Middle East, giving you a chance to experience the thrill of a successful Anatolian Chamois hunt. With expert guidance and the right preparation, you can have an unforgettable hunting adventure. Click the button below to view our selection of Anatolian Chamois hunting outfitters and start planning your next adventure!
Based in Turkey, Shikar Safaris has been in continuous operation since 1996, and I’ve known its founder and owner, Kaan Karakaya, since he first started. Turkey is, of course, a very important hunting country. Shikar Safaris is the largest outfitter in Turkey, controlling a majority of the permits in the finest areas.
Anatolian Chamois hunting offers an unparalleled adventure as it's exclusive to specific mountain ranges in Turkey. The terrain, combined with the elusive nature of the Chamois, offers hunters a one-of-a-kind pursuit that blends challenge, beauty, and a sense of accomplishment.
We recommend hunts for Anatolian Chamois in Turkey's northeastern Pontic Mountains. This region is home to some of the finest Chamois habitats and experienced outfitters who specialize in this particular hunt.
Anatolian Chamois are typically hunted during the autumn and early winter months. This period often provides more favorable weather conditions and increased visibility of the animals as they are more active during the mating season.
An Anatolian Chamois hunt requires:
Yes, Turkey's diverse wildlife allows for combinations with other hunts such as Anatolian Bezoar Ibex or Wild Boar, enhancing the overall hunting experience.
An Anatolian Chamois hunt often involves traversing steep and rugged mountain landscapes. A moderate to high level of fitness is beneficial, and prior experience in mountain hiking is valuable. Outfitters can often tailor the hunt's difficulty to the hunter's abilities, so clear communication about your fitness level is key.
At Craig Boddington Endorsed Outfitters, we value transparency, integrity, and the absolute best in hunting experiences. We believe that each hunt is more than just a price tag - it's a personalized journey for every hunter while we cannot list specific prices like the impersonal hunting directories out there you may have seen, we want to emphasize that we hand-pick outfitters known for their impeccable service, expert knowledge, and fair pricing. We understand that a hunt is an investment and we are committed to ensuring our clients get the best possible return - in experience, satisfaction, and the thrill of the hunt.