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Crater Nemrut, Suphan, Ararat

Climbing Nemrut, Suphan and Ararat

Exciting and informative ascents to 3 peaks in Turkey in one tour.
You will visit Lake Van and Akdamar Island, as well as climb to the peaks in the mode of smooth acclimatization: Nemrut crater 2948 m, Suphan 4100 m and Ararat 5137 m

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Crater Nemrut, Suphan, Ararat
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Climbing Ararat
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11 days
980 USD
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Day 1
Meeting at the airport in Van, transfer to the hotel. Brief briefing.

Day 2
Breakfast. Next, we will visit Akdamar Island, after which we will move to the Nemrut crater. Overnight in a tent.

Day 3
Breakfast. Ascent to the Nemrut crater (2948 m), 5-6 hours. Then we return to our camp, rest, lunch. Transfer to Suphan mountains. Camp at an altitude of 2750 m. Overnight in a tent.

Day 4
Breakfast at 2:00. Climbing to the top of Suphan (4100 m). Return to camp, rest. Transfer to Dogubayazit. Check in at the hotel.

Day 5
Day of rest. Dogubayazit city, excursions - Ishak Pasha Palace, Noah's Ark Park, Iranian border, Turkish bath. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 6
Breakfast. We move towards Mount Ararat. Transfer to the village of Eli (2200 m), from where we will begin to climb lightly without backpacks to the base camp at an altitude of 3200 m. Overnight in a tent.

Day 7
Breakfast. Ascent without backpacks to the camp at an altitude of 4200 m. Overnight in a tent.

Day 8
Breakfast. Climbing to the top of Ararat (5137 m). Descent to the camp at 3200 m. Overnight in a tent.

Day 9
Breakfast. Descent from the camp 3200 m to the village of Eli 2200 m. Transfer to the Dogubayazit hotel.

Day 10
Reserve day in case of bad weather.

Day 11
Transfer to the airport of Van (Igdir or Agri)

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 Suphan Mountains, camp at 2750 m - ascent to Suphan (4100 m) - transfer to Dogubayazit, settlement in hotel - transfer to Eli, 2200 m - Trekking to the 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 (2200 m) - Transfer to Dogubayazit - Transfer to the airports of Agri or Igdir (Van)

Service package cost - from 980 USD  (from 820 EUR) *

* Payment is made in Euros (dollars)
* The cost is indicated as part of a group 10 people with a local guide
* Depends on living conditions (negotiated in advance)

The tour price includes:

  • Meeting / seeing off at the airport
  • All transfers along the route
  • Accommodation in hotels with breakfast, 4 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
  • branded T-shirt
  • branded buff


  • 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 !!

Brief information on the area and route

Mount Ararat is a mountain, stratovolcano and the highest volcanic massif of the Armenian Highland in eastern Turkey. About 30 (20) km from the border with Armenia (Iran) is located. The massif consists of two cones of sleeping volcanoes merged by the bases: the Big Ararat (5137 m) and the Small Ararat (3896 m). The summit of Big Ararat is the highest point of Turkey.

The distance between the peaks of the Great and Small Ararat is 11 km. Volcanoes are separated by the Sardar-Bulak saddle. The base of both peaks has a length of about 130 km in circumference. Big Ararat from 4250 m and above is covered with eternal snow. There are about 30 glaciers in the massif (the largest is the glacier of St. Jacob, more than 2 km long).

Syupkhan is a mountain, stratovolcano, 4033 m high, is the second highest volcano (after Ararat) located in eastern Turkey. Located in the region of Lake Van.

Nemrut is a mountain, stratovolcano, 2948 m high, located in eastern Turkey, near the Van Lake. The top of the volcano crater represents wherein is currently same lake.

Additional Information

  • Children under 14 years old are allowed on the route only if accompanied by adults.
  • The host party has the right to change the route according to weather conditions and the state of the group
  • The cost of the voucher does not include: optional excursions, transfers outside the program, environmental fees, etc.
  • It is possible to provide additional services by prior arrangement: additional transfers, personal equipment hire, hotel booking, recreation, etc.

We recommend taking with you:

  • waterproof windproof jacket and trousers;
  • warm jacket or puff;
  • tracksuit;
  • a set of thermal underwear, t-shirts, underpants (interchangeable);
  • sleeping bag (comfort from -10 ° C);
  • polyurethane foam mat;
  • trekking shoes (mountain boots for cats);
  • replaceable shoes for the camp (sneakers);
  • backpack up to 40 l; a seater;
  • trekking poles;
  • rain cape on yourself and on a backpack;
  • sun protection: panama, cream, glasses;
  • work gloves;
  • mug, spoon, bowl, knife (KLMN);
  • thermos and flask for water with a total volume of 1-2l .;
  • headlamp (spare batteries);
  • individual first-aid kit;
  • MANDATORY camera, etc.
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