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Mount Ararat Trek 4 Days

Created with Sketch. Dogubayazit, Agri, Turkey
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7 hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

30 people




Mount Ararat (5137m) is the highest peak in Turkey and Europe. It is a volcanic mountain made up of basalt, which changes to andesite lava around 4000 m. At the summit there is a glacier, and on the eastern slope is the Serdarbulak ridge, with Kucuk (Little) Ararat at 3896m. The height of Mount Ararat, along with its glaciers, geological formations, people, and mountain meadows covered snow has an alluring, almost magical appearance. Turkey’s highest mountain Ararat, has a legendary status due to its geologic location and the fact that it is believed to have been the final resting place of Noah’s Ark. This peak, mentioned in the Bible, has several names in different languages, the main ones being Ararat, Kuh. Climbers staying atDogubeyazitcan make their final preparations for climbing here and continue by car to the village of Eli. After getting water here, the first campsite, which is at 2800 m, takes 7-8 hours to reach. On the second day, after a 4-6 hour climb, one can expect to reach the next campsite at around 4200 m. It is obligatory for climbers to be equipped with crampons, rope and ice-picks. It takes about 8-10 hours to reach the MountArarat Summitand to return to the first campsite at 2800 m. In order to climbMount Araratand / or Little Ararat, permission is required and it is mandatory that climbers begin their journey from the following points. Ascents of Mount Ararat can only be attempted on the portion of the face that is within the district boundaries Dogubeyazit, and must follow the Dogubeyazit – Topcatan village – cevirme vilage route. Ascents up Little Mount Ararat may only be made along the northwest face. The easiest route in terms of communication and accessibility, and the most commonly followed one, is the southern route. Summer Ascents: Sleeping bags made for temperatures of -5, -10 ºC, anorak, wind jacket, other camping gear and important supplies.

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  • Greater Ararat is the highest peak in Turkey and the Armenian Highland with an elevation of 5,137 m (16,854 ft); Little Ararat's elevation is 3,896 m (12,782 ft). The Ararat massif is about 35 km (22 mi) wide at ground base.


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Day 1
Day 1

We will meet in Agri or igdir or Van airport Transfer to directly cevirme village 2200 We arrive at the base camp of 3200 with 4 or 5 hours of trekking. Dinner is at the first camp overnight stay in tent

Day 2
Day 2

In the morning after breakfast in the first camp. 3 or 4 hours trek to from the first camp to the second camp at 4200 meters. overnight stay at tent.
We should sleep early evening

Day 3
Day 3

Summit day early in the night (1 or 2 am.start from second camp After breakfast 5-7 hours we reach Mount Ararat summit at 5137 meters .Afterwards we return to Camp 2, we have a rest, eat meal and pack Equipment. And Then we back down to descent to Eli Village at 2200 meters, where vehicles wait us. We back to Dogubayazit. Overnight Hotel

Day 4
Day 4

In morning breakfast at hotel after We drop you off at Agri or igdir or Van Airport and our program is ending.


  • All food and drink on the mountain
  • Breakfast lunch dinner
  • Hot food service on the mountain
  • We pick you up at border gate
  • We drop you off at the border gate
  • Transfer between kars and Doğubeyazıt city
  • Transfers between mountain and city
  • Load the horses to carry bags on the mountain
  • Horse services to carry all bags and loads
  • Cultural tour Transfer
  • Local Trekking Guide
  • Licensed language guide
  • 50 dollars Mount Ararat climbing permit
  • 2 Nights confortable Hotel in Dogubayazit
  • 3 Star hotel
  • Tents on the mountain
  • Ice crampons for the summit
  • Sleeping in tents
  • Local Cooking and Cook service
  • Sleeping matress
  • Mt Ararat climbing certificate.
  • Air tickets
  • Sleeping bag
  • Personal equipment
  • Tips
  • Food in town
  • Museum entrance
  • Your personal requests.


3- 5 hours
5 – 7 hours



Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Dogubayazit, Agri, Turkey


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