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Mt Ararat (5165 m) Climb the legendary mountain with full porterage - difficulty III Ishak Pasha Palace Visit


FUDetailed Itinerary
The highest mountain of Turkey, legendary Mt Ararat,  is  one  of  the  best-known  of  all mountains because  of  its biblical  attribution  as the final resting place of Noah's A rk (as related in  Genesis  8:4).  A  huge  inactive  volcano tow ering  above  the  arid  steppe  of  Eastern Turkey  connects  the  borders  of  A rmenia,  Iran and Turkey.  From the  summit  an  over  view  of the cradle  of  ancient  civilizations can  be  seen, high above the cloud line, it is simply stunning. Ideal for those who enjoy intensive trekking. This  tour  includes  a  level  of  difficulty  at  high altitude.
- Mt  Ararat  (5165  m)  Climb  the  legendary mountain with full porterage - difficulty III Ishak  Pasha  Palace  Visit
Day 1: Van - Dogubeyazit Join  the  trip  in  Van  and  transfer  to Hotel
Day 2:  Dogubeyazit  -  Mt  Ararat (Base Camp 3200 m)  In the morning, transfer to Eli Village by truck where our Mt Ararat trek will start. Then trek to Mt Ararat base camp at 3200 m. Camp
Day 3: Acclimatization day - Mt. Ararat Acclimatization  trek  to  Second  Camp  (4100 m.)  and  then  return  back  to  Base  Camp.
Day 4: Mt.Ararat Second Camp Trek up to Second Camp (4100 m.) where we  spend the night. Camp
Day 5: Mt.Ararat - Summit Day(5137m.)  An  early  start  to  the  Summit,  crossing  the upper  snow  covered  slopes  to  finally  reach the  summit  of  one  of  the  world's  most enigmatic  peaks. 
The  ascent  is  demanding, however  those  attempting  it  should  be confident  in  their  own  physical  ability. Although  previous  experience  with  ice  axe and  crampons  is  not  essential,  but  it  is recommended. We return to  the Base Camp.
Day 6: Dogubeyazit – Van (or Extra Day) coast of Turkey’s biggest Lake Van. Hotel According  to weather conditions  on Day 6, a second  summit  attempt  will  be  made. Otherwise;  in  the  morning,  descend  to  Eli Village  and  transfer  to  Dogubeyazit.  Visit Ishak  Pasha  Palace,  the  Ottoman  governor Ishak  Pasa  constructed  the  palace  in  17th century with a mixture of architectural styles.
Then  we  drive  to  Van,  the  ancient  Urartian capital  of  Tuspa.  It  is  located  on  the  east
Day 7: Tour ends in Van


2 nights hotel, 4 nights camping


- Trekking boots with ankle support
- Good quality sleeping bag
- Waterproofs
- Down Jacket
- Water bottle
- Sunglasses, sunhat and sun-block
- Headlamp
- Gloves
- Daysack for your daily use (25-35 litre volume), other luggage will be carried from camp to camp by jeep or mule
- Crampons and Walking Poles

Trip Notes

- For Mt Ararat, participants must apply for the permission at least 2 months before the climb. For permission we need;
Names, Passport Numbers, Issue Date, Expiration date, Giving Date, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Living Place information. Otherwise we can not guarantee the climb.
- The information in this itinerary is given in good faith, and covers general conditions which are most likely found on this trip. In isolated areas unusual conditions can exist, therefore unexpected changes are always a possibility. We recommend that you should be flexible and open-minded to enjoy any changes that may occur.

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Services included in price

2 nights hotel, 4 nights camping, (Extra day will be camping for 2nd attempt otherwise hotel) – 1 room or tent per 2 people
- All meals
- Experienced Turkish bilingual mountain guide
- Extra mountain guide for Mt Ararat trek
- Trekking staff/cook and pack animals
- Camping facilities during the trek, including sleeping tents for every two person and dining tent
- Private ground transportation
- Climbing permit for Mt Ararat

Not Included
- International and domestic flights
- All types of insurance – Participants must have insurance which covers the trip and emergency evacuation in order to join the trip.
- Soft and alcoholic beverages
- Entrance fees to historical sites.
- Not mandatory but customary tips.

Children discount is  valid with 2 paying adults.


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