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Suphan and Ararat

Climbing Suphan and Ararat, 9 (10) days

In one tour you will visit the beautiful Lake Van, raft to Akdamar island, and also climb 2 peaks - Suphan (4100 m) and Ararat (5137 m), which are located on opposite sides of the lake.

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

Attention! We have tours only to Ararat:

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

Day 2
Breakfast. Visit to the island and church (Akdamar). Overnight in Van

Attention! On the 9 day tour this excursion is skipped !!

Day 3
Breakfast. Transfer to Suphan Mountains, camp at an altitude of 2750 meters, overnight in tents.

Day 4
After breakfast at 2-00 ascent to the top of Suphan (4100 m), descent to the camp, rest for an hour. Transfer, a tour to the Muradiye waterfall, then transfer to the city of Dogubayazit. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5
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 6
Breakfast. Ascent light without backpacks to the camp at 4200 m. Dinner. Overnight in tents.

Day 7
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 8
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 9
Reserve day for bad weather! The cultural program can be postponed to this day!

Day 10
Morning breakfast at the hotel, then transfer to the airport.


  • 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

Van airport, transfer to the hotel - excursion to Akdamar island - transfer to the Suphan Mountains, camp at 2750 m. - climbing Suphan (4100 m) - transfer to Muradiye waterfall - transfer to Dogubayazit city, check-in to the hotel - transfer to Eli village, 2200 m - 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 (2200 m) - Transfer in g Dogubayazit - Transfer to the airports of the cities of Agri or Igdir (Van city)

Service package cost - from 830 USD (from 690 EUR) *
* Payment is made in Euros (dollars)
* The cost is indicated as part of a group 10 people 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 850 (from EUR 720) **
** 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, 2 (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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