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Day 1trekking ararat mountain
Meeting with your guide at the airport in Van, from where we will drive to visit beautiful Van Castle. From city centre we will drive to 33 km to ferry terminal and have short cruise to Akdamar Island on the Lake Van. We will see Church of The Holy Cross, an Armenian church built between 915 and 921 AD. After visiting Akdamar Island we will drive to campsite near the Nemrut Crater Lake.
Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 2
After breakfast we will start our trek to the West side of the Crater Lake and climb to the summit of Mount Nemrut. After descent from the summit we will will be transferred to Mount Suphan. We will pitch our tents on the campsite. Dinner and overnight there.

Day 3
After eary breakfast we will start to ascent to the summit of Mount Suphan (4058 m), from where we will have breathtaking view of Van lake and surroundings. After break for taking photos we will descent to campsite, for dinner and overnight.

Day 4
After breakfast we pack our things and drive to Dogubayazit, to the hotel. We go to the city centre for lunch. Later we can visit Ishak Pasha Palace (Ottoman's palace from 17th century, which is located 7 km from Dogubayazit). Rest of the afternoon is free.
Dinner and overnight in Dogubayazit.

Day 5
After breakfast in hotel we will pack our equipment and drive to Cevirme Village, near to the foot of Mount Ararat. Porters will put our luggages on horses and we will start our trek to the the Camp 1 (Base Camp) at 3300 meters. On the camp we will eat lunch, drink hot tea and pitch our tents. Rest time and dinner.
Overnight at Camp 1.

Day 6
We eat breakfast on the Camp 1, pack our equipment and start to ascent to Camp 2 (4200 m). Horses will carry our luggages to Camp 2. On the campsite we will eat lunchi pitch our tents and prepare our equipment for next day (ascent to the summit).
Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 7
After very early wake up we will eat small breakfast and start to climb to the top of Mout Ararat (5137 meters). After reaching the summit and short break for taking photos we will start to descent to Camp 2, when we will have a rest, lunch and we will pack our things. After a rest we will continue descent to Base Camp and later to Cevirme Village, where minibuses will wait for us. We back to Dogubayazit to the hotel.

Day 8
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport in Van.

 

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