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Ararat, Russian speaking guide

Climbing Mount Ararat with a Russian-speaking guide

Comfortable and safe ascent without backpacks to the historical (legendary) peak Ararat

We offer 2 (two) tour options:

  • climbing in a group with our local guide + Russian-speaking guide (company guide)
  • climbing in a group with our local guide (economical option) - more details here
  • all tours to Ararat - more details here
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Ararat, Russian speaking guide
Tour type:
Climbing Ararat
Number of participants:
From 1 people
8 days
760 USD
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Day 0

Meeting with the group leader (Russian-speaking guide) at the airport of departure. Negotiated before departure !!!

Day 1

Arrival at the airports of the cities of Agri or Igdir (by agreement of Van). Our representative will meet you. Transfer to the city of Dogubayazit. Accommodation at the hotel.
(You can also independently get to Dogubayazit by bus or car). Short evening briefing. Checking equipment and clothing.

Day 2

Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer of the group by bus to the village of Eli (2200 m). Here all the backpacks, all the necessary equipment and food are loaded onto the horses.
And all the participants go further light to the Base Camp at an altitude of 3200 m. Overnight in tents.

Day 3

Base camp 3200 m. Breakfast. Acclimatization hike to the upper parking lots at an altitude of 4200 m. Here we will spend 1 - 2 hours. Don't forget to bring warm clothes with you!
Then return to base camp. Dinner. Overnight in tents.

Day 4

Base camp 3200 m. Breakfast. Loading of things on horses. Trekking to the second camp at an altitude of 4200 m. Dinner. Overnight in tents.

Day 5

An attempt to climb the summit. Early rise at 2 am. Breakfast. We pack up and leave at 3 o'clock. In 6-7 hours we will climb to the top of Ararat (5137 m). 5-10 minutes we take pictures, admire the views, relax. Then we descend to the second camp at 4200 m. Here we rest for one hour, collect all our things and then descend to the camp at 3200 m. All our things will be carried down by horses.

Day 6

Base camp 3200 m. Breakfast. We go down to the village of Eli (2200 m). We sit down in a comfortable transport, go to the city of Dogubayazit. Check in at the hotel, rest, shower, lunch. Then there will be a cultural excursion to the places of Ishak Pasha, the Borderi meteorite crater of Iran, the Noah's Ark park, the Turkic bath, overnight at the hotel.

Day 7
Reserve day in case of bad weather.

Day 8

Morning breakfast at the hotel, then transfer to the airports of the cities of Agri or Igdir.


  • The senior guide (group leader) can change the ascent plan (depending on weather conditions, the moral and physical condition of the group members).
  • You can also stay at our hotel for additional relaxation and excursions

Departure airport - Airport of Agri or Igdir (Van city) - transfer to Dogubayazit - transfer to Eli (2200 m) - Trekking to Base Camp 3200 m - Trekking to Camp 4200 m - Summit Ararat (5137 m ) - Descent to Base Camp 3200 m - Descent to Eli village (2200 m) - Transfer to Dogubayazit - Transfer to the airports of Agri or Igdir (Van)

Service package cost - from 760 US dollars (from 630 Euro) *

* Payment is made in Euros (dollars)
* The cost is indicated for a group of 10 people
* Depends on living conditions (negotiated in advance)


  • meeting / seeing off at the airport
  • all transfers along the route
  • 2 nights in a 3 * hotel with breakfast
  • food on the ascent
  • cook services
  • 2 liters of water per day
  • 2 (two) guides, local and Russian speaking
  • horses
  • tent, crampons, sleeping mats
  • climbing certificate
  • permits (permits) for climbing
  • excursion to the places of Ishak Pasha, Iranian meteorite crater Borderi, Noah's Ark park, Turkic bath


  • food in cities, on excursions and while moving under the route
  • transfer from Van
  • insurance + from COVID-19 !!!
  • air travel

Attention! Meals + souvenirs + other approximately from $ 100 !!

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