Mount Ararat is an old snow-covered volcano that is 5,137 meters hıgh represents the maximum height mountain of Turkey. For the Christian religion, Mount Ararat is the place where the “Noah’s Ark” was deposited. Discover Mount Ararat with Ararat Trek Travel Agency with professional local Guide, Speaking English, Spanish, Kurdish, Turkish. If you want climbing mount Ararat or visiting the Area or historic places lıke Ishak Pasha Palace we will organize it for you with pleasure. Get contact us for Mountain Ararat Trekking, expedition, tours and also for the price, The Program can be change according to your request, Mount Ararat Trek and trips Agency Mount. Ararat permit Ararat Trekking Mount Ararat climbing permits Hiking Expedition.
We meet you at Van, Igdir, or Agri airport and drive to Dogubayazit with our private car or bus. Arrive to Dogubeyazit 3-star hotel followed by orientation meeting, equipment check, and dinner.
After breakfast in hotel, leave unnecessary items locked in storage room, drive to starting point at 2250 meters on Mount Ararat. Unload gear and trek 4 hours to base camp at 3200 meters. Horses will carry your backpacks and gear. You carry your own small day pack with lunch packet. Stop for tea and photos in a nomad tent along the way. Enjoy a hot dinner. Overnight at camp 1.
Aclimatization Day Trek to 4100 meters and return or reserve day.
Camp 2 After breakfast, take down tents, pack, and trek 4 hours to camp 2 at 4200 meters. Transportation of equipment by horses. Enjoy hot dinner and go to sleep early at camp 2.
Mount Ararat Summit. Wake up at 1 AM, drink tea/coffee, eat, fill thermos with hot tea, depart from camp 2 at 2 AM. Climb 5-7 hours to Mount Ararat summit at 5137 meters for sunrise. Return to camp 2 around 9:30 AM, eat, rest, pack gear for horses. Return to camp 1 for the night.
After breakfast at camp 1, pack equipment for horses and descend to 2250 meters to meet minibus for transfer to a hotel. Have shower and short rest. Men may go to barber for shave and neck massage. Drive to hot springs to relax in thermal pool in private room. Return to Dogubeyazit for celebration dinner and Turkish deserts.
Dogubeyazit/Agri regional tour of Işhak Paşa Palace, Tomb of Ahmed-I Hani (famous scholar and poet), Urartian Castle, Old Bayazit city archeological ruins, mountain drive to Noah’s Ark National park, lunch of homemade cheese and bread, grilled chicken and tomato kebab, and watermelon with a family in a Kurdish village or nomad tent. Visit carpet factory, transfer to hotel for packing and shower. Farewell dinner.
After brekfast, departure from a hotel to airport or Dogubayazit bus station.