• 8 Day Noah’s Ark Cultural Trekking Tour
  • 8 Day Noah’s Ark Cultural Trekking Tour
  • 8 Day Noah’s Ark Cultural Trekking Tour
  • 8 Day Noah’s Ark Cultural Trekking Tour
  • 8 Day Noah’s Ark Cultural Trekking Tour
  • 8 Day Noah’s Ark Cultural Trekking Tour
  • 8 Day Noah’s Ark Cultural Trekking Tour
  • 8 Day Noah’s Ark Cultural Trekking Tour
  • 8 Day Noah’s Ark Cultural Trekking Tour
  • 8 Day Noah’s Ark Cultural Trekking Tour

Tour overview

Welcome to Turkey! Starting and ending in Istanbul, this tour is an opportunity to explore the sites of Noah's Ark tale in the foothills of Mount Ararat, including Dogubeyazit and Tendurek Valley.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Noah's Ark, Mount Ararat, Dogubeyazit, Van Lake, Akdamar Island, Local Villages.

Itinerary

(Lunch and Dinner included)

Depart for your domestic flight from Istanbul airport to Van - Ferit Melen. Upon arrival, you ou will be met at Van airport by our staff, transfer to Gevas for lunch and next to Van lake. After lunch we will take a boat to Akdamar Island to visit an old Armenian Ahtamara church built in the 10th century. Visit Van Cat near Van city, after which we will drive to Dogubeyazit via Muradiye and Caldiran. Overnight at hotel in Dogubeyazit.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul Van Dogubeyazit

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

After breakfast we will drive via Mount Ararat to Uzengili (Mahser) village to visit the predicted location of Noah's Ark. Walk down to the Ark site to view the geographical shapes which are believed to belong to The Ark before visiting an Altar stone near Uzengili village. Transfer and Overnight at hotel in Dogubeyazit.

VISITED PLACES

Dogubeyazit Mount Ararat

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

Today we will drive to Sagliksuyu (Arzap) village to visit number of Anchor stones, the House of Noah and Altar stone. Drive down to the iron springs next to the village. Transfer and Overnight at hotel in Dogubeyazit.

VISITED PLACES

Sağlıksuyu

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

Today we will take our transport to Mount Ararat at 2000m before loading our camping equipment onto our mules and departing for our trek up to Green camp at 3200m. The trek will take approximately 5 hours to base camp. Overnight at camp.

VISITED PLACES

Mount Ararat

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

After breakfast at Green camp we depart for our descent down to 2700m to visit a Kurdish nomad village, before having lunch with Kurdish villagers. There we will have the opportunity to see traditional Kurdish village life in the mountains. After the village visit, walk down to 2000m for our transfer back to Dogubeyazit. Overnight at Dogubeyazit.

VISITED PLACES

Dogubeyazit Mount Ararat

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

Today we will explore Dogubeyazit, Ishakpasa palace which is one of biggest palaces in the silk road route, and a Meteor crater just next to the Iranian border. In same time you will see a lot of Iranian people are crossing the border into Turkey. Drive to Diyadin village to see the natural hot spring in the Tendurek valley and take the opportunity to soak your weary bodies after your trek. Transfer to hotel in Dogubeyazit.

VISITED PLACES

Dogubeyazit

(Breakfast included)

Today you will transfer to Van- Ferit Melen airport for your domestic flight back to Istanbul - Airport. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. Free evening. Overnight in Istanbul.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul Van

(Breakfast included)

After breakfast, check out from your hotel. We hope you had a memorable tour and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another TravelShop Booking Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Booking.

VISITED PLACES

Istanbul

Routes

Included

• 5 nights hotel in Dogubeyazit - Tehran Boutique Hotel

• 1 night camp at Mount Ararat Green Camp

• 1 night hotel in Istanbul - Ramada Hotel Golden Horn Hotel or Pullman Hotel

PS: If This hotel list not available at the time of your booking then we will arrange similar other hotel for your group. If you prefer a Different category hotel, there might be an additional cost.

8 Day Noah’s Ark Cultural Trekking Tour Accommodation 8 Day Noah’s Ark Cultural Trekking Tour Accommodation 8 Day Noah’s Ark Cultural Trekking Tour Accommodation

• Professional English-speaking tour guides

• 7 breakfasts

• 6 lunches

• 6 dinners

• Transportation in a fully air - conditioned, non - smoking coach 

• Transfers as in the above itinerary

• Guided Lake Van, Akdamar Island, Van Cat, Muradiye, Caldiran and Dogubeyazit tour

• Guided Uzengili (Mahser) village and Uzengili village tour

• Guided Mount Ararat trekking tour

• Guided Dogubeyazit, Diyadin village and Tendurek valley

• Mules to carry climbing equipment and your luggage

• Camping equipment, sleeping mattress, tent, climbing ropes, safety equipment

• Summit certificate upon completion of trek

• All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary

Please check the information below before your departure 1- International & Domestic Flight Tickets 2- Covid-19 PCR Test 3- Tour Itinenary 4- Confirmed Documents are sent by us to include Hotel reservations etc. 5- Domestic Flight Tickets if any (Please check your title/name spelling printed correctly) 6- Passport Validation Terms 7- Visa if needed (check before your trip for the dates on your visa) 8- If visa needed, please ask us for invitation letter to ease the visa application process 9- Flight details for on time Airport transfer services 10- Observe the luggage limitation by Airlines for domestic flights if any 11- Obtain emergency contact details from our office

Excluded

• International flights and Domestic Flights

• Insurance: All types

• Climbing permit for Mt. Ararat

• Personal climbing equipment

• City tax

• Turkey entry visa

• Personal expenses: Extras at hotel or additional meals

• Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers

• Insurance: All types

• Any others expenses which are not mentioned in the "included" section

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