MOUNT ARARAT TREKKING TOUR 7 DAYS

MT ARARAT TREKKING TOUR + ANI, VAN, AGHTAMAR, KARS, MUSH, BERKRI, BASEN

Do you have a dream to climb legendary Mount Ararat? We can make your dream come true! You can join Armenian or international groups to climb the Biblical Mountain with our experienced guides and hiqh quality all-inclusive service with a wonderful addition, a trip in  Western Armenia. Once in a lifetime adventure is waiting for you!

Upcoming departures
08.08-14.08 19.08-25.08 09.09-15.09
Departure 

6։00AM,    Arrival: 11:00PM,    Starting point: 8 Tumanyan

Price
AMD (750 USD)
Includes

Transportation in new minibuses (up to 18 people, Mercedes Sprinter/Volkswagen Crafter)

Accommodation in 4 star hotels and in camps on Mt. Ararat

2 meals in a day (breakfast-lunch or breakfast-dinner) and meals during the trek

Professional mount guide for climbing Ararat

Tour guide in English or Armenian (well-known Armenian Turkologists and Historians)

Entrance Fees for all sights

Travel Insurance

Discounts for equipment in special stores

Certificate for climbing Mt Ararat

Free climbs.

* Tents, math, crampons, camp services.

Does not include

Hiking equipment (detailed information will be provided by our company),

Visa for Turkey․

Detailed Program

DAY 1 | TO THE SLOPES OF MT ARARAT

  

Departure from Yerevan

Lake Childir

Ani: City tour, churches and other monuments

Araks river

Dinner in Bayazet Hotel in Bayazet.

DAYS OF CLIMBING | 2-3-4-5

Day 2: From hotel to Base Camp 1

Transfer from hotel in Dogubayazit at 2200 meters (with minibuses). Then we will ascend to Base Camp 1 at 3200 meters (equipment is transported by pack animals). We will enjoy our dinner with hot tea and have a rest.

 

Day 3: From Base Camp 1 to Camp 2

We will start our hiking in the morning. We will climb to Camp 2 at 4200 meters (equipment is transported by pack animals). We will have our dinner and prepare ourselves for reaching the summit of Mount Ararat the following day (midnight).

 

Day 4: Summit Day

We will start climbing very early (about 1AM). After 5 to 6 hours trekking we reach Mount Ararat summit and fully enjoy it with its stunning views. Afterwards we will return to Camp 2, have a little rest, have our meal and pack our equipment to hike to Base Camp 1 for overnight.

 

Day 5: Goodbye to Mountain!

In the morning we will start to descend to 2200 meters, where minibuses wait for us. We will go to our hotel to take a shower and get ready for Western Armenia tour! And let the trip begin! We will visit Berkri Waterfall, Daroink (Bayazet) Fortress and stay in Van.

DAY 5 | BERKRI AND BAYAZET

   

Breakfast at the first camp

Back to Bayazet Hotel

Bayazet Fortress

Lunch in Bayazet

Berkri Waterfall

Hotel in Van.

DAY 6 | VAN AND AGHTAMAR

  

breakfast at hotel

Van Forteress, Van cats, Mhers door

Van fish for lunch

Van Lake, Aghtamar Island and St Khach church

Hotel in Mush.

DAY 7 | BACK TO ARMENIA

   

Breakfast at hotel

Mush, St Marine church, Aratsani river, Sulukh bridge

Basen Hoviv bridge and Araks river

Sarighamish forests

Lunch in Kars

Kars fortress, Arakelots church, Vardan's bridge and Charents House

Arrival in Yerevan.

Equipment

Hiking Boots + Hiking Shoes

Thermal Socks + Wool or Synthetic Socks

Thermal Underwear

Hiking Pants + Waterproof Warm Pants

Hiking Jacket + Fleece Jacket

T-Shirts and Light Jackets

Warm Gloves + Hiking / Fleece Gloves

Hiking (sun) Hat

Wool or Fleece Hat

Balaclava and Buff

Hiking sunglasses + Goggles (optional) 

Headlamp (with extra batteries)

Trekking Poles

Thermos and Water Bottles

Sunscreen Cream, Lip Balm.

Backpacks (small one up to 25 l and big one up to 100 l) 

Sleeping bag (for -10°C Comfort Temperature). 

You can also have a first-aid kit, power bank, photo camera, raincoat, your own math, etc.

We provide tents, math, and crampons.

Price: AMD (750 USD)
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