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A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
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AGRI ( ARARAT ) MOUNTAIN WALKING AND CLIMBING PROGRAM

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7 Day
Min Age : 18

Mount Ararat Expedition – Classic ( 7 Days package -5 days of Trekking)

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.

  • Duration : 7 Day
  • Distance : vary
  • Time : vary
  • Difficulty Degree : Difficult
  • Minimum Age : 18
  • Max. Group Size : 16
  • Physical Fitness Level :
  • Best Season : Available for 12 Months
  • PRICE : € 650
Overview

AGRI ( ARARAT ) MOUNTAIN WALKING AND CLIMBING PROGRAM

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.

Departure & Return Location

VAN or IGDIR Airport. optionally Antalya airport is available

Price Includes

  • Trekking Guidance
  • Entrance Fees
  • Airport & Bus Station Transfers
  • 3 meals with soft drinks during the trekking with cook service
  • Equipment (1 tent for 2 persons, crampons, sleeping mats, cooking gear)
  • Luggage Transport on horses
  • Entrance Fees
  • First Aid Kits
  • Logistics
  • Accommodation in hotels in towns
  • Climbing Permit
  • Insurance

Price Excludes

  • Personal Expenses Such as Beverages,Phone Calls, Extra Transfers etc.
  • Private Travel Insurance
  • First & Last Day Meals
  • Plane and Bus Tickets
  • Personal Trekking Equipments
  • Driver Service Fee
  • Tips to Trekking Crew
  • Any other Expenses not indicated in Tour Programme

Notes :

The itinerary is changeable and modifiable as per need and time frame of the party.
Program may change according to weather and road conditions.
Cost will be re-calculated  if the itinerary is changed or modified.
Additional activities may be added as per party members request with appropriate additional cost.
The cost may also be affected due to the requirement of number of guide and auxiliary guide.

Notes :

Please give a notice for one  or more extra Night/ Day Before and / or after the activity.

Itinerary

Day 1Meeting and Transfer to Dogubeyazit Town

Meet the group at one of chosen airport VAN – IGDIR – ANTALYA and transfer to the hotel in Dogubeyazit.

Day 2Dogubeyazit to Ararat Base Camp 1

Dogubeyazit – Mt Ararat (Camp I, 2,800 m)
In the morning transfer till Eli or Cevirme village by minibus. We begin our trek – today to 1. camp at 2,800m. Our trekking lasts about five hours. Our baggage will be carried by horses or mules. Dinner and overnight at camp. (Ascent = 1000 m / Descent = 0)

Day 3Acclimatisation 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 4Mt. Ararat (Camp II, 4.200 m)

After breakfast trek to camp II (4.200 m). Our trekking takes about 4 hours. Our baggages will be carried by horses or mules. Afternoon is free for preparation for next day, because we will go up to the summit. Overnight camp with all meals. (Ascent = 1000 m / Descent = 0 m)

Day 5Summit 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 part of the ascent is done with equipment necessary for ice climbing. After 5-7 hours we are on the Top of Mount Ararat (5.137 m). Afterwards 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 6Mt. 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 7Dogubeyazit – Van

Transfer to Van airport and end of our expedition.

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Meal ( Lunch Box )

Meals : Sandwich – Snack

Travel - Transfer

TRAVEL :  Recommended arrival and departure airport is : VAN or IGDIR Airport ( There are winter flights available via Istanbul ).. Please note that the flight information may change rapidly and not all flights run daily. Please check directly with the airlines website.Please do not book your flights before we have confirmed your booking.

PRIVATE TRANSFERS : Your all Private transfers will be arranged according to the itinerary and you will find the confirmation and the details for your private transfer in the itinerary .

ALREADY STAYING AT A HOTEL IN OR NEAR VAN or DOGUBEYAZIT :  You will be picked up from your accommodation and will also be dropped back at the end of the hiking activity.

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