Mount Ararat Tour 8 Days
1 Day: Welcoming guests at the airport of Van, Kars or Igdır and arriving at the hotel in Dogubayazit. Eating dinner and resting.
2 Day: Departure to Mount Ararat at 7:30 in the morning. Driving to 2200 meters. Later on, to start hiking to the first camp that is at an altitude of 3200 meters. Arriving at the first campsite after four or six hours of walking. Eating dinner and then having a rest.
3 Day: Adaptation to altitude: Starting to walk at 9 am after breakfast. Arriving at the second camp at 4200 meters after a 4 or 6 hour walk. Return to the first camp after resting for 1 hour in the second camp.
4 Day: Have breakfast and leave for the second camp at 4200 meters at 9:00 am. Camp after 4 or 5 hours of walking at the second camp at 4200 meters. Resting and eating dinner. Then, go to sleep for the peak walk.
5 Day: Set out for the summit at 2:30 in the morning. Arriving at the summit after 5 or 6 hours. Taking pictures and landing at the camp at 4200 meters. After resting for one hour, descent to the camp at 3200 meters. After an hour of rest here, return to the hotel in Doğubayazıt. After taking a shower, taking a tour of the city. Free dinner, and return to the hotel.
6 Day: Having breakfast at the hotel at 09:00 a.m. Afterwards, to start the Doğubayazit culture trip. (İshak Paşa Palace, Noah's Ark, Meteor Pit). Then, to return to the city center and have lunch (Turkish Kebab). To take two hours of free sightseeing in the city center after dinner. Then, to go to Diyadin hot springs. To return to the hotel in Doğubayazıt after the hot water therapy, at night.
7 Day: To go to Van or Kars and to settle in the hotel.
VAN: Make a trip to Van Castle and Akdamar Island and taking pictures and eating lunch later on. To return to the city center in the evening and to eat dinner and then to return to the hotel.
KARS: To have a trip to salt caves on the road. Taking photos and then arriving at the hotel in Kars. Then, to take a trip to the ruins of Ani (Armenian border). Taking pictures and eating lunch there. To Return to the city center in the evening and eating dinner. To return to the hotel.
8 Day Taking the guests to Van or Kars airports.
1- All transfers in Turkey according to the program
2-All meals and overnight stays according to the program
3-Permission from Ankara for the climbing of Ararat
4-50 Dollar entrance fee (per person) for the national park, Ararat
5- Licensed Kurdish mountain tour guide English
7-Food and Beverages - full board - all inclusive on the mountain
8-Tents for two persons & thermo mats (single person tents additional charge)
9-Luggage transport by horses on mountains
On the mountain everyone only carries a day-pack, for the climbing there will be lunch packages. In the evening there will be a warm meal.
F = Breakfast M = Lunch L = Lunch package A =
10-Tour and summit certificate
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