Mount ARARAT 5137mt. Climbing
With this outdoor climbing activity starting from Doğubeyazıt, you will have the chance to accomplish what many climbers adventurer and nature lovers dream of.
The privilege of camping at 3200 and 4200 meters will be a beauty and experience that cannot be put into words. Especially for photography enthusiasts. Visits to Ishak Pasha and Noah’s Ark. On our last night, you will not be able to taste the local organic dishes in the authentic village house.
AGRI ( ARARAT ) MOUNTAIN WALKING AND CLIMBING PROGRAM
Mount Ararat Expedition – Classic (7 days/ 5 days of Trekking)
Day 1: Meeting and transfer to Dogubeyazit town
Meet the group at one of the chosen airport VAN – IGDIR – ANTALYA and transfer to the hotel in Dogubeyazit.
Day 2: Dogubeyazit – Mt Ararat (Camp I, 3.200 m)
In the morning transfer till Eli or Cevirme village by minibus. We begin our trek – today to 1. camp at 3.200 m. Our trekking lasts about five hours. Our baggage will be carried out by horses or mules. Dinner and overnight at camp. (Ascent = 1000 m / Descent = 0)
Day 3: Acclimatisation Day
After breakfast trek to camp II (4.200 m) and return to camp I. Our trekking takes about 4 hours. Dinner and overnight in camp. (Ascent = 1000m / Descent = 1000 m)
Day 4: Mt. Ararat (Camp II, 4.200 m)
After breakfast trek to camp II (4.200 m). Our trekking takes about 4 hours. Our baggage will be carried out by horses or mules. The afternoon is free for preparation for the next day because we will go up to the summit. Overnight camp with all meals. (Ascent = 1000 m / Descent = 0 m)
Day 5: Summit Day (5.137 m)
We start trekking early in the morning (at 2 a.m.) after breakfast. About at 4.500 m glaciers and perennial snows are present, thus the most of the ascent is done with the equipment necessary for ice climbing. After 5-7 hours we are on the top of Mount Ararat (5.137 m). Afterward, we return to Camp 2, we have a short rest, eat and drink and pack equipment. Then we start to descent to Camp I. Overnight at camp, with all meals. (Ascent = 937 m / Descent = 1937 m)
Day 6: Mt. Ararat – Dogubeyazit
Descend to Eli or Cevirme Village about 3 hours and return to Dogubeyazit . We visit Ishak Pasha Palace. Overnight at hotel in Dogubeyazit.
Day 7: Dogubeyazit – Van
Transfer to Van airport and end of our expedition.
♦ Price incl
♦ all transfers and necessary transportation
♦ local guide
♦ 3 meals with soft drinks during the trekking with cook service
♦ transport luggage on horses
♦ equipment (1 tent for 2 persons, crampons, sleeping mats, cooking gear)
♦ accommodation in hotels in towns
♦ climbing permit
♦ entrance fees to Ishak Pasha Sarayi
♦ Price does not include:
♦ meals in the town
♦ personal expenses
♦ alcoholic drinks
Price - GBP ( POUNDS ) 650
Tour Date - 2020-06-15