This is a trip designed for the independent travellers who are happy to tackle the mountain with minimum acclimatisation and would like to join other travellers. No airport transfers of hotel nights in Dogubayazit are provided to keep our services and associated charges to a minimum. Ararat permits are included in the cost, we will need a photocopy of your passport in order to obtain this.
Ararat Background Information
- Meet the guide a day before the trip to discuss details.
- Meet the group in the morning and transfer by minibus to Çevirme Village (2200m.) at the foot of Mount Ararat. Your luggages will be carried by horses. We start walking at 2500m and climb up to 3200m. and our base camp (Yesil Yayla).
- Ascend to 4200m. camp. 4 hours walking.
- Very early breakfast and start to ascend Mt Ararat to the summit 5137m. Descend to the 3200m. base camp, after resting and some food and drink we descend to 2500m. and return to Dogubayazit.