• 9 Day Mount Ararat Ascent Trekking Tour
  • 9 Day Mount Ararat Ascent Trekking Tour
  • 9 Day Mount Ararat Ascent Trekking Tour
  • 9 Day Mount Ararat Ascent Trekking Tour
  • 9 Day Mount Ararat Ascent Trekking Tour
  • 9 Day Mount Ararat Ascent Trekking Tour
  • 9 Day Mount Ararat Ascent Trekking Tour
  • 9 Day Mount Ararat Ascent Trekking Tour
  • 9 Day Mount Ararat Ascent Trekking Tour
  • 9 Day Mount Ararat Ascent Trekking Tour

Tour overview

Welcome to Turkey! Very few people have climbed Mount Ararat. It is only in the last few years that it has become accessible to trekkers. Because of the new nature of tourism in eastern turkey we recommend that you only travel with experienced guides on our tours. Our company has been offering treks to Mount Ararat for the past 7 years - so if you travel with us you will get a truly enriching local experience.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Mount Ararat, Ascent Trekking, Camping, Dogubeyazit, Van Lake, Akdamar Church.

Itinerary

(Dinner included)

You will be met at Van airport by our staff. Drive to Dogubeyazit, taking the opportunity to visit the Waterfall of Muradiye on the way. Check into your hotel for Dinner with your guide and other members of your group. Overnight in Dogubeyazit.

VISITED PLACES

Van Dogubeyazit

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

We depart for Mount Ararat by truck. On the way you will see some small Kurdish villages. Here your Trek begins to your first overnight camp at 3,200 - the Green camp. On the way up to green camp you can observe some of the nomadic people who live on the mountain. In the summer months the local people herd their sheep and goats in the rugged terrain of Mount Ararat. We can also arrange for you to visit the nomadic people and experience their way of life. Dinner and overnight at Camp.

VISITED PLACES

Mount Ararat

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

Acclimatization day. Today it is important for you to acclimatize before we trek up 4,200m. Overnight at Camp.

VISITED PLACES

Mount Ararat

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

Today we will trek to 4,200 to the Beach Camp - the highest beach camp in the world. Today will also be an important day for you to acclimatize before we head to the peak. Overnight at Camp.

VISITED PLACES

Mount Ararat

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

Early in the morning we will begin our ascent to the peak. You will have plenty of time to explore the peak before we return to green camp at 3,200m. Depending on what you want to do we can stay overnight in the green camp or return back to a warm hotel and a hot shower in Dogubeyazit.

VISITED PLACES

Mount Ararat

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

If you chose to stay the extra night at green camp then today we will trek back down to 2,000m and then return to Dogubeyazit. If you're already at Dogubeyazit then there is a free day for you to explore the town and the culture. Overnight in Dogubeyazit.

VISITED PLACES

Dogubeyazit

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

Today we will visit the Dogubeyazit Ishak pasha palace and ark of Noah. There is also an opportunity to take an optional visit to the hot springs of Diyadin. Overnight in Dogubeyazit.

VISITED PLACES

Dogubeyazit

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Today we will head to Van and visit Van Castle and Akdamar church. Other sightseeing in Van includes the local bazaar and museum. Overnight at Van.

VISITED PLACES

Van

(Breakfast included)

End of your tour, transfer to Van airport. 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

Van

Routes

Included

• 4 nights’ hotel in Dogubeyazit -Tehran Boutique Hotel

• 1 night hotel in Van - Ronesans Life Hotel

• 3 nights’ camp at Mount Ararat

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.

9 Day Mount Ararat Ascent Trekking Tour Accommodation 9 Day Mount Ararat Ascent Trekking Tour Accommodation

• Professional English-speaking tour guides

• 8 breakfasts

• 7 lunches

• 8 dinners

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

• Arrival transfer from Van Airport

• Return transfer to Van Airport

9 Day Mount Ararat Ascent Trekking Tour Transport 9 Day Mount Ararat Ascent Trekking Tour Transport 9 Day Mount Ararat Ascent Trekking Tour Transport

• 3 nights’ camp at Mount Ararat

• Guided Dogubeyazit and Muradiye waterfall tour

• Guided Mount Ararat trekking tour

• Guided Van Castle, Akdamar church and Van tour

• All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary

• Mules to carry climbing equipment and your luggage

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

• Summit certificate upon completion of trek

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 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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