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Ararat Trek with Sightseeing Tour

7 Days

Overview

If you are looking for a thrilling and memorable adventure, you should consider joining the Mt Ararat hiking tour. This tour will take you to the highest peak in Turkey and the Armenian Highlands, where you will experience the beauty and challenge of nature. You will also learn about the rich history and culture of the region, as well as the legend of Noah’s Ark.

The Mt Ararat hiking tour is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will challenge your body and mind, but also reward you with unforgettable memories and views. You will need to have a good level of fitness and endurance, as well as proper equipment and clothing.

Don’t miss this opportunity to join the Mt Ararat hiking tour and discover one of the most amazing places on earth. Book your spot now and get ready for an adventure of a lifetime!

GEAR LIST

CLOTHING
Lightweight long underwear tops
Lightweights long underwear bottoms
Briefs 
Short -sleeved T-shirts (synthetic)
Long -sleeved shirts (synthetic) 
Soft jacket (fleece or soft-shell)
Down insulated jacked (with hood)
Waterproof breathable jacket (with hood)
Hiking pants
Fleece pants (or other warm pants)
Waterproof breathable pants
 
HEADWEAR & HANDWEAR
Wool or fleece hat
Brimmed hat (for sun protection)
Warm gloves or mittens (windstopper, fleece)
Gloves liners (synthetic, thin)
 
FOOTWEAR
Light hiking shoes 
Mountain boots (warm, waterproof, with ankle protection)
Lightweight socks
Warm, thick socks
Gaiters (optional)
 
EQUIPMENT
Sleeping bag (warm, rated to at least -18°C)
Trekking poles
Crampons (optional, because we can provide it)
Headlamp with extra batteries
Duffel bag or big backpack (65-75 L)
Small backpack (for you to carry personal gear)
 
ACCESSORIES
Sunglasses
Pack towel
Waterproof backpack cover 
Thermos
 
MEDICAL & PERSONAL 
Sunscreen
Lip balm 
First Aid kit
Hand sanitizer (optional)
Baby wipes
Camera with extra batteries
Power bank

Highlights

  • Mt Ararat Trek
  • Ishak Pasha Palace
  • Urartian Castle
  • Ahmedi Hani
  • Noah's Ark National Park
  • Second Biggest Meteor Hole in the World

Itinerary

Day 01 :
Dogubayazit

Our guide will meet you at the airport. You will pack all luggages to minibus and drive to Dogubayazit. On the way to Dogubayazit we can stop near interesting places to take photos.
Check-in at a hotel. If group arrive early, we can visit that day Ishak Pasha Palace, located 7 km from the town.
Dinner and overnight in hotel

  • Airports : Igdir Airport (70 km), Agri Ahmedi Hani Airport (110 km), Van Ferit Melen Airport (200 km)

After breakfast we will drive to Cevirme village on Ararat (elevation 2200 meters). There we will give you lunch packets and drinks for the trek and start to walk to the Camp 1 located at an altitude 3300 m. All the equipment will be carried on horses. Trekking to Ararat Camp 1 takes around 4-5 hours. After reaching the campsite we will have dinner.
Overnight in tents.

  • Elevation : 2200 meters to 3300 meters
  • Distance : 7,3 km
  • Habitat : Steppe
  • Average heat : +25 – +30 (Summer season)

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We will eat breakfast , take our lunch packets and small backpacks and then will start trekking to Camp 2 located at 4200 meters. Afterwards we will descent to lower camp for dinner.
Next overnight in tents at Camp 1.

  • Elevation : 3300 meters to 4200 meters
  • Distance : 6,5 km x 2 times
  • Habitat : Steppe
  • Average heat : +20 – +25 (Summer season)

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We will eat breakfast and pack our luggage, which horses will carry to higher campsite. Then we will start trek to Ararat Camp 2 (4200 meters), which we should reach after 4-5 hours. There we will pitch tents and eat lunch prepared by our cook.
We have free afternoon. We can rest, take some pictures and enjoy fantastic view.
At the evening we will have dinner.
Overnight in tents.

  • Elevation : 3300 meters to 4200 meters
  • Distance : 6,5 km
  • Habitat : Steppe
  • Average heat : +20 – +25 (Summer season)

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We wake up very early (usually 1-2 a.m.), eat breakfast and drink something hot. Then we prepare our equipment for summit trek (last time we check our headlamps, crampons, walking poles, ect.). We start to walk to the summit of Mount Ararat with very slow tempo. Usually when we are at an elevation 4900 m Sun rise, what give us opportunity to take fantastic photos of sunrise on Ararat. After 5-7 hours of trek we will reach the top of legendary Mount Ararat. We will have time for filming the summit and group picture. Then we will descent to our high camp, have hot meals and 1-2 hours rest. Afterwards we will prepare our luggage for horse transfer and descent to Cevirme village. We drive back to Dogubayazit.
Overnight at the hotel.

  • Elevation : 4200 meters to 5137 meters and descent to 2200 meters
  • Distance : 20-21 km total ascent and descent
  • Habitat : Alpine Tundra
  • Heat : +30 / +25 / -20(Summer season) This day you will have very cold weather during our climb to summit, after summit weather always getting hotter. So, diffirence of heat can be 60° .

Breakfast, Lunch

After breakfast in the hotel we will drive to see historical sites near Dogubayazit. First we will visit an stunning palace of Ishak Pasha from 17th century, which was built by Ottoman Empire to control silk road and area. Then we will walk to Urartian castle (8th century BC) to have amazing view of Dogubayazit and Ishak Pasha Palace. After that we will have some break for tea and coffee near tomb of Ahmedi Hani (Kurdish writer and holly man). From the castle we will drive to Uzengili village to see Noah’s Ark National Park and museum. Afterwards we will drive to second biggest Meteor hole in the world, located just next to the border with Iran.
At the evening we can drive to small town – Diyadin ( about 40 km from Dogubayazit) and take a bath in volcanic hot springs.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Breakfast

After breakfast in hotel, we transfer you to the airport. If you have additional tour with us we continue our tour.

Breakfast

Costs

Price Includes

  • - Transfer from the airport in Agri or Igdir to Dogubayazit and back,
  • - Transfer from Dogubayazit to the foot of Mount Ararat and back,
  • - Local guide service,
  • - Pack animals (horses), which will carry equipment on Ararat,
  • - Hotel accommodation in Dogubayazit (with breakfast) - 2 nights; twin rooms,
  • - All meals and soft drinks during the climbing, with cooking service,
  • - Foam sleeping pads and tents,
  • - Crampons,
  • - Entrance fee to Ishak Pasha Palace,
  • - Climbing permit fee (50 USD per person).

Price Excludes

  • - international and domestic flights,
  • - travel insurance,
  • - meals in cities before and after trekking,
  • - alcoholic beverages,
  • - Turkish bath (hamam).

Dates

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Ararat Trek with Sightseeing Tour
From $900
/ Adult
  • Hotel, Tents
  • Taxi, Van
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Igdir, Agri, Van
  • 5137m
  • 18
  • 60