Mount Ararat Trekking – 7 Days

 
We can  meet at Van, Ağri or Iğdir airports easily. You can choose the airport that suits you best.
Van – Doğubeyazıt, 2.5 hr by bus.
Iğdir – Doğubeyazıt, 45 min. by bus.
Ağri – Doğubeyazıt, 90 min. by bus.
                       
Itinerary:
 
Day 1:  We meet at the airport of your choosing, then transfer to a comfortable hotel in Doğubeyazit where we stay the night.
 

Day 2:  Have breakfast in the morning at the hotel, then transfer by bus  to Eli village (2200 masl). Our things will be carried by horses to 3200 masl – 4200 masl. They will also bring them back down to 2200 masl, to the car meeting point where our driver will be waiting.


Day 3:   We start acclimatization at 3200 masl and go up to 4200 masl. Then return to camp, have dinner, and sleep.  


Day 4:   We start at 3200 masl. Have an early breakfast and go up to the second camp (4200 masl).

Day  5:  Summit day. We will wake up at 2 am, have breakfast and start the ascend at 3 am, to reach the summit at 5137 masl (6-7 hrs).  We will have around 10 minutes to take pictures and then return to second camp (4200 masl). We rest for one hour and return to base camp at 3200 masl. Sleep there in tents.   
 
Day 6:  We will have breakfast in the morning,  then renturn to Eli village (2200 masl) where our driver will meet us to take us back to our hotel in  Doğubeyazıt. We rest for one hour, have lunch and then go on a cultural tour to visit Isak Paşa palace, Iran border, meteor crater, Noha’s Ark, turkish bath, and stay the night at the hotel.
 
Day 7:  Have breakfast at the hotel and then transfer  to airport.

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
 
All transfers
2 nights in a hotel
Breakfast, lunch and dinner in the mountain 
2 -3 liters of water per day in the mountain
Guide
Horses to carry luggage
Tent
Crampons
Sleeping mattress
Summit Certificate
Cooking service in the mountain 
Permit
Mt. Ararat all included basis (breakfast, lunch, dinner, cooking service, transportation, hot and cold drinks, etc.)
 
Not included in price:
You must bring your own sleeping bad, clothes, rain jacket, gloves, glasses, mountaineering shoes and pants, sunscreen, headlamp.