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Day 1: Van Airport - Dogubayazit

We meet you at the airport in Van.Ararat Trekking with 55 Ages Climbers
On the way to Dogubayazit we stop to see Muradiye Waterfall.
Dinner and overnight in Dogubayazit

Day 2: Mt Ararat Trekking - Yesil Yayala Base Camp

After breakfast - transfer from hotel to Eli Village at 2200 meters by minibus. From that place we start our trek on Ararat. We walk to Yesil Yayala Base Camp situated at 3200 meters. Equipment will be transported by pack animals.
When we reach the camp we will pitch our tents, drink tea and eat hot meal.
Overnight at Camp 1.

Day 3: Acclimatization Day

We climb up till 4200 meters (Camp 2) and back to Base Camp again - for acclimatization.
Climbing takes on average 4-6 hours (depends on weather condition and fitness of climbers).
Dinner and next overnight at Camp 1.

Day 4: Climbing to Second Camp

After breakfast we start to climb to Camp 2 situated at 4200 meters. When we reach the camp we will pitch our tents, eat dinner, drink tea and then go to our tents to sleep. We should go to sleep early, because next day we start our trekking about 1 or 2 a.m.

Day 5: Ararat Summit Day

We start climbing early in the morning (1 or 2 a.m.). After 5-7 hours we reach Mount Ararat summit at 5165 meters. Afterwards we start to descent to Camp 2. We have a rest, eat meal and pack our equipment. Then we return to Yesil Yayala Base Camp.
Dinner and overnight at Camp 1.

Day 6: From Ararat to DogubayazitMount Ararat Camp 2

We have free day at Base Camp. It's good opportunity to discover the hills around and meet with Nomad people, who graze sheeps and goats on Ararat.
Afterwards we start to descent to Eli Village at 2200 meters. We back to Dogubayazit, to our hotel.
Dinner and overnight in Dogubeyazit.

Day 7: Dogubayazit Tour

In the morning we visit Ishak Pasha Palace, Urartian Castle and 2 mosque from Ottoman times situated near to Palace.
Then we back to city centre for lunch.
In the afternoon we can visit bazaar and then relax in Turkish bath (hamam).
Overnight in Dogubayazit.

Day 8: Transfer to Airport

Transfer from hotel to Van airport.

 

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