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Crater Nemrut and Ararat

Climbing Nemrut and Ararat

In one tour you will visit the beautiful Lake Van, raft to Akdamar Island, and also climb 2 peaks - Nemrut crater, 2948 m and Ararat, 5137 m, which are located on opposite sides of Lake Van ..

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

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Crater Nemrut and Ararat
Tour type:
Climbing Ararat
Number of participants:
From 1 people
9 days
770 USD
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Day 1
Meeting at the airport in Van, transfer to the hotel, check-in. Brief briefing.

Day 2
Breakfast. Visit to the island and church (Akdamar). Then we move to the Nemrut crater. Overnight in a tent.

Day 3
In the morning we will climb the Nemrut crater (2948 m), 5-6 hours. Then we return to our camp, rest, lunch. Transfer, a tour to the Muradiye waterfall, then transfer to the city of Dogubayazit. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4
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 5
Breakfast. Ascent light without backpacks to the camp at 4200 m. Dinner. Overnight in tents.

Day 6
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 7
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 8
Reserve day for bad weather! The cultural program can be postponed to this day!

Day 9
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).

Van airport, transfer to hotel - excursion to Akdamar island - transfer to Nemrut crater, ascent (2948 m) - transfer to Muradiye waterfall - transfer to Dogubayazit city, check-in at the hotel - transfer to Eli village, 2200 m - Trekking to Base Camp, 3200 m - Trekking to Camp 4200 m - Climbing to the top of Ararat (5137 m) - Descent to Base Camp 3200 m - Descent to Eli village (2200 m) - Transfer to Dogubayazit - Transfer to airports of Agri or Igdir (Van city)

Service package cost - from 770 USD (from 640 EUR) *

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

The cost of a package of services with a Russian-speaking guide - from USD 900 (from EUR 760) **

** 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
  • Visit to Akdamar Island
  • Insurance + from COVID-19 !!!
  • Air travel

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

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