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Araratiada, mass ascent of Mount Ararat

Araratiada, alpiniada - mass ascent of Mount Ararat – 5 (8) Days

Especially for the participants, we have developed 3 programs and 2 pricing options

Participants of all three programs climb in one day !!

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Araratiada, mass ascent of Mount Ararat
Article:
61
Country:
Turkey
Tour type:
Climbing Ararat
Directions:
Turkey
Complexity:
Easy
Number of participants:
From 1 people
Duration:
8 days
Price:
350 USD
Count:
Tours dates
  
20.06.202227.06.2022
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3 tour programs: comfortable, accelerated and sporty

Program 1 (comfortable climbing)

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. The road from the airports: Igdir to Dogubayazit - 45 minutes, from Agri - 90 minutes, from Van - 2.5 hours.

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 3400 m. Overnight in tents.

Day 3
Base camp 3400 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 3400 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 3400 m. All our things will be carried down by horses.

Day 6
Base camp 3400 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, festive dinner. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 7
Reserve day for bad weather or on this day there will be a cultural excursion to the places of Ishak Pasha, the Borderi meteorite crater of Iran, Noah's Ark park, the Turkic bath. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 8
Morning breakfast at the hotel, then transfer to the airports of the cities of Agri or Igdir.

 

Program 2 (accelerated ascent)

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. The road from the airports: Igdir to Dogubayazit - 45 minutes, from Agri - 90 minutes, from Van - 2.5 hours.

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 3400 m. Overnight in tents.

Day 3
Base camp 3400 m. Breakfast. Loading of things on horses. Trekking to the second camp at an altitude of 4200 m. Dinner. Overnight in tents.

Day 4
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 3400 m. All our things will be carried down by horses.

Day 5
Base camp 3400 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, festive dinner. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 6
Reserve day for bad weather or on this day there will be a cultural excursion to the places of Ishak Pasha, the Borderi meteorite crater of Iran, Noah's Ark park, the Turkic bath. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 7
Morning breakfast at the hotel, then transfer to the airports of the cities of Agri or Igdir.

 

Program 3 (for sports groups and physically strong participants)

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. The road from the airports: Igdir to Dogubayazit - 45 minutes, from Agri - 90 minutes, from Van - 2.5 hours.

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 4200 m. Overnight in tents.

Day 3
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 3400 m. All our things will be carried down by horses.

Day 4
Base camp 3400 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, festive dinner. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5
Reserve day for bad weather or on this day there will be a cultural excursion to the places of Ishak Pasha, the Borderi meteorite crater of Iran, Noah's Ark park, the Turkic bath. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 6
Morning breakfast at the hotel, then transfer to the airports of the cities of Agri or Igdir.

 

Attention! The organizers of the event (group leaders) can change the ascent plan (depending on weather conditions, the moral and physical condition of the group members).

Program 1

Airport of Agri or Igdir (Van city) - transfer to Dogubayazit - transfer to Eli (2200 m) - Trekking to Base Camp 3400 m - acclimatization trekking to the camp 4200 m - Trekking from Base Camp 3400 m to Camp 4200 m - Summit Ararat (5137 m ) - Descent to Base Camp 3400 m - Descent to Eli village (2200 m) - Transfer to Dogubayazit - Transfer to the airports of Agri or Igdir (Van)

Program 2

Airport of Agri or Igdir (Van city) - transfer to Dogubayazit - transfer to Eli (2200 m) - Trekking to Base Camp 3400 m - Trekking from Base Camp 3400 m to Camp 4200 m - Summit Ararat (5137 m ) - Descent to Base Camp 3400 m - Descent to Eli village (2200 m) - Transfer to Dogubayazit - Transfer to the airports of Agri or Igdir (Van)

Program 3

Airport of Agri or Igdir (Van city) - transfer to Dogubayazit - transfer to Eli (2200 m) - Trekking to Base Camp 4200 m - Summit Ararat (5137 m ) - Descent to Base Camp 3400 m - Descent to Eli village (2200 m) - Transfer to Dogubayazit - Transfer to the airports of Agri or Igdir (Van)

Full service package cost

  • Program 1 - from 480 USD (from 400 Euro) *
  • Program 2 - from 430 USD (from 360 Euro) *
  • Program 3 - from 390 USD (from 320 Euro) *

Cost of the Economy package of services

  • Program 2 - from 400 USD (from 330 Euro) *
  • Program 3 - from 350 US dollars (from 290 Euro) *

* Payment is made in Euros (Dollars)
* The cost is indicated for 1 one participant in the general group
* Leader (leader) of the group is free for a group of 6 people
* Depends on living conditions (negotiated in advance)

Included (Full package):

  • meeting / seeing off at the airport
  • all transfers along the route
  • 2 nights in a 3 * hotel with breakfast
  • mount Ararat full board basis (breakfast, lunch dinner, all hot drinks on the Mountain ( tea coffe etc….)
  • cook services (cook man in Mountains)
  • 2 liters of water per day
  • guides
  • horses
  • tent,
  • crampons (in the absence of our own, we issue it, but we recommend taking your own checked and fitted ones!)
  • sleeping mats (for camp 2 (4200 m), for your comfort we recommend taking your own self-inflating mat)
  • climbing certificate
  • permits for climbing
  • excursion to the places of Ishak Pasha, Iranian meteorite crater Borderi, Noah's Ark park, Turkic bath

Excluded:

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

Includes (Economy Package):

  • meeting / seeing off at the airport
  • all transfers along the route
  • 2 nights in a 3 * hotel with breakfast
  • mount Ararat full board basis (breakfast, lunch dinner, all hot drinks on the Mountain ( tea coffe etc….)
  • cook services (cook man in Mountains)
  • 2 liters of water per day
  • guides
  • horses
  • climbing certificate
  • permits for climbing
  • excursion to the places of Ishak Pasha, Iranian meteorite crater Borderi, Noah's Ark park, Turkic bath

Excluded:

  • tent
  • crampons 
  • sleeping mats (for camp 2 (4200 m), for your comfort we recommend taking your own self-inflating mat)
  • food in cities, on excursions and while moving under the route
  • insurance + from COVID-19 !!!
  • air travel

You will to bring  sleeping bag, some clothes, warm  jacket Rain, glove, glasses, mountain shoes trekkıng, pants trekking, sun cream, headgear, leg gaiter,lamps head,

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

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