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Winter ascent to Mount Ararat, 6 (7) days

Winter climbing Mount Ararat, 6 (7) days

Comfortable and safe winter ascent to the historical (legendary) peak Ararat with experienced guides

We offer 2 (two) tour options:

  • climbing in a group with our local guide (economical option)
  • climbing in a group with our local guide + Russian-speaking guide (company guide) - more details here
  • all tours to Ararat - more details here

Attention! For groups of 6 people or more, the tour will take place on any dates

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Winter ascent to Mount Ararat, 6 (7) days
Article:
60
Country:
Turkey
Tour type:
Climbing Ararat
Directions:
Turkey
Complexity:
Hard
Number of participants:
From 6 people
Duration:
6 days
Price:
720 USD
Count:
Tours dates
  
22.01.202229.01.2022
30.01.202206.02.2022
06.02.202213.02.2022
07.03.202214.03.2022
14.03.202221.03.2022
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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 by bus to the village of Eli (2200 m). Then we go light, and all our things to the base camp at an altitude of 3000 - 3200 m will be carried by horses and mules. Overnight at the base camp. The location of the base camp is determined by weather conditions.

Day 3
Base camp 3000 - 3200 m, breakfast. Trekking to the second camp at 4200 m. We carry all things on our own! Overnight stay.

Day 4
An attempt to climb the summit. Early rise at 2 am. Breakfast. We pack up and leave at 3 o'clock. In 4-7 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 3000 - 3200 m. We carry all our things down ourselves !!

Day 5
Base camp 3000 - 3200 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, 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 6
Morning breakfast at the hotel, then transfer to the airports of the cities of Agri or Igdir.

Day 7
Reserve day for additional acclimatization or in case of bad weather

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 of Agri or Igdir (Van city) - transfer to Dogubayazit - transfer to Eli settlement (2200 m) - Trekking to Base Camp 3000 m - Trekking to Camp 4200 m - Summit Ararat (5137 m) - Descent to the Base Camp 3000 m - Descent to Eli (2200 m) - Transfer to Dogubayazit - Transfer to the airports of Agri or Igdir (Van)

Service package cost - from 720 US dollars (from 600 Euro) *

* Payment is made in Euros (Dollars)
* Group leader is free 
* The cost is indicated for a group of 6 people
* Depends on living conditions (negotiated in advance)

Includes:

  • 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 to Camp 1
  • tent, crampons, sleeping mats
  • 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

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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