İn a nutshell
Day 1: Airport pick-up Van city tour
Day 2: Dogubayazit hotel
Day 3: Mount Ararat, first camp 3200m
Day 4: Acclimatization + first camp
Day 5: Mount Ararat, second camp 4200m
Day 6: Summit day and return to Doğubayazıt
Day 7: Kars city tour hotel.
Day 8: Airport farewell
8 DAYS MOUNT ARARAT AND CULTURAL TOURS
Day 1:Welcoming the guests from the Van Airport and going to the Van culture tour in the same day. ( Akdamar Island and The Van Castle). And having dinner after the tour and then arrival to the hotel.
Day 2: Going to Doğubayazıt after breakfast. And visiting the Muradiye Waterfalls on the way and having lunch there. And going to the hotel in Doğubayazıt and having dinner.
Day 3 : Departure to Mount Ararat at 7:30 in the morning. Driving to 2200 meters. Later, starting to hiking to the base camp. Arriving at the firts campsite that is at an altitude of 3200 meters after four or 6 six hours of walking. Eating dinner and then resting.
Day 4 : Adaptation to the altitude: After breakfast, start hiking at 09:00 a.m. Arriving at the second campsite that is at an altitude of 4200 meters after four or six hours walking. Returning to the first campsite (3200 m) after resting for an hour at the second campsite (4200 m).
Day 5 : Having breakfast, and setting out at 9:00 a.m for the second campsite. Arriving and camping at the second camsite after four or five hours of hiking. Resting and eating dinner. Sleeping, before hiking to the summit, after the meal.
Day 6: Set out for the Ararat summit at 2:30 a.m. To reach the summit after five or six hours. Taking pictures and setting off for the second campsite that is at an altitude of 4200 meters. Having a rest at the second camp and then starting the trekking to the first camp and then to Doğubayazıt by car.
Day 7: Having breakfast at hotel and then going to Kars city for a cultural tour. (Salt Cave, Ani Ancient City Ruins and then coming back to the hotel)
Day 8: Having breakfast at the hotel. Taking our guests to Van, Ağrı or Kars airport after breakfast.
1- Mountain guide
2- Mount Ararat permit fee ... $
3- Airport transfers for arrival and departure
4- Overnight accommodation and breakfast during the tour
5- Cold / hot food and drink on the mountain during the tour
7- sleeping tent
9- Mules and porters for material transfer
10- Tour and summit certificate
For More details and requests and, in order to complete your reservation and process necessary permit or visa assistance please contact us.