Mount Ararat Trek 6 Days
Day 1: Van city or Ağri
Our trip will start when you arrive to AGRI or Van airport. we will drive to Dogubayazit. On the way we will stop to see Muradiye waterfall. Afterwards- arrive to Dogubayazit, dinner and spend the night in hotel.
Day 2: From Dogubayazit to Mount Arara
Transfer from hotel to Çevirme Village at 2200 meters (with minibus). Then we will walk to base camp at 3200 meters (our Equipment will be transported by pack animals). When we reach the camp we will drink tea and eat hot meal. Overnight at Camp 1. Climbing takes on average 5 hours. Average ascent 1000m.
Day 3: Mount Ararat Acclimatization
Climb to 4200 meters (Camp 1) and return to Base Camp (for acclimatization). Dinner and next overnight at Camp 1. Average climb 6+7 hours.
Day 4: Mount Ararat Camp 2 at 4200 meters
After Breakfast we start to climb to Camp 2 at 4200 meters. Equipment will be transported by pack animals. When we reach the camp we will have hot meal. Overnight at Camp 2. (We have to go to sleep very early. Next day we start to climb at 2 a.m.) Climbing takes on average 5-6 hours. Average ascent 1000m.
Day 5: Summit day We start climbing early in the morning (1 or 2 a.m.). After 5-7 hours we reach Mount Ararat summit at 5165 meters (depending on snow conditions, crampons may be needed for the last 300-meters). Afterwards we return to Camp 2, we have a rest, eat meal and pack equipment. Then we start to descent to Çevirme Village at 2200 meters, where vehicles wait us. We back to Dogubayazit.
Day6: Back to home In morning Breakfast Hotel then Transfer back to the van Airport, for departure. Back to (allowing the ) tour over the
INCLUDED IN TOUR PRICE:
Mount Ararat permit 50(EURO)
Transfer from AGRI or VAN airport to Dogubayazit.
Transfer from Dogubayazit to Ararat 2200m, and bring back to the hotel.
2 nights confortable Hotel in Dogubayazit. (Before Mt Ararat & after Ararat)
Professional licensed Trekking Guide
Proffessional Cook service
All trekking hot meals
All soft hot drinks
All soft Cold drinks
Porter with Horses
Horses carry your backpacks and camping equipment, on Mountain at all camp.
Horses carry your backpacks, and camping stuff till car point 2200m.
Hiking Shoes Crampons Pickaxe Walking stick Socks
Sunscreen Sunglasses Harness Water-proof clothes
Sleeping bag Knife Back pack
not: need included:
Alkol Drinks equipment
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