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Big and little Ararat

Big and little Ararat

In one tour, you will climb 2 peaks of the legendary Ararat, small Ararat (3917 m) and large Ararat (5137 m). You will have an unforgettable experience!

The tour is available for an Individual order from 01.06 to 30.09.2021

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Big and little Ararat
Tour type:
Climbing Ararat
Number of participants:
From 1 people
8 days
730 USD
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Day 1
Meeting at the airport of Agri or Igdir cities, transfer to the hotel in Dogubayazit, check-in, short briefing

Day 2
Early breakfast. Transfer for about 2 hours under the small Ararat (2000 m). Then an easy climb without backpacks (approximately 7 hours) to the top of small Ararat (3917 m). We take beautiful photos, enjoy panoramic views, go down to our bus. Transfer to the hotel in Dogubayazit,

Day 3
Breakfast. Transfer by bus to the village of Eli (2200 m). Then we go light without backpacks, parking in the Base Camp at an altitude of 3200 m. Things are transported by horse. Overnight in tents.

Day 4
Breakfast. Ascent to the camp 4200 m. Dinner. Overnight in tents.

Day 5
Day of ascent to the summit. Rise at 2 am. Breakfast. We start from the camp at 3 am. Ararat peak (5137 m). 5-10 minutes we take pictures, admire the views, relax. Then we descend to the camp at 4200 m (snack) and further to the camp at 3200 m. Overnight in tents.

Day 6
Breakfast, we go down to the village of Eli (2200 m). Next, our driver will take you 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 for bad weather! The cultural program can be postponed to this day!

Day 8
Morning breakfast at the hotel, then transfer to the airport.

Attention! The senior guide (group leader) can change the ascent plan (depending on weather conditions, the moral and physical condition of the group members).

Airport of the cities (Agri or Igdir), transfer to Dogubayazit, check-in at the hotel - climbing small Ararat (3917 m) - transfer to Dogubayazit - transfer and trekking to the Base Camp, 3200 m - trekking to Camp 4200 m - Climbing to the top of Ararat (5137 m) - Descent to the Base Camp 3200 m - Descent to Eli settlement (2200 m) - Transfer to Dogubayazit - transfer to the airports of Agri or Igdir (Van)

Service package cost - from 730 USD (from 600 EUR) *

* Payment is made in Euros (dollars)
* The cost is indicated as part of a group with a local guide, 9 days tour
* Depends on living conditions (negotiated in advance)

The cost of a package of services with a Russian-speaking guide - from USD 000 (from EUR 000) **
** Indicated for a group of 6 people

The tour price includes:

  • Meeting / seeing off at the airport
  • All transfers along the route
  • Accommodation in hotels with breakfast, 3 nights
  • Permits (permits) for climbing
  • Climbing meals
  • Cook services
  • 2 liters of water per day / per person
  • Turkish baths
  • Tickets to visit the old palace, etc. (Van Castle, Akdamar, Ishak Pasha Palace)
  • Crampons
  • Additional equipment (if you need)
  • Horses (to carry your luggage)
  • Local guide + Russian speaking guide **
  • Certificates


  • Meals in cities, on excursions and while moving under the route
  • Insurance + from COVID-19 !!!
  • Air travel

Attention! Food + souvenirs + other roughly 100 - 200 dollars !!

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