|DATE:||June – September|
|GROUP SIZE:||up to 15 people|
|ACCOMMODATION:||Hotel, Hostel, B&B or Camping|
|FOOD:||yes (Non-vegetarian or Vegetarian)|
|TOUR PRICE:||from 680 EUR equivalent AMD/per person|
During the tour to the Mountain Ararat (5165 m) we will reach to the Mount Ararat summit as well as visit St. Apostle’s church, Kars Fortress, St. Vardan bridge, Charents’ paternal house in Kars and Ani, which is considered to be the city of thousand churches. It is possible to organize additional trip to Lake Van and Sourb Khach Cathedral.
Yerevan – Dogubayazit
The group will be transferred from Yerevan to Dogubayazit.
Overnight in hotel in the Dogubayazit.
Dogubayazit – Yesil Yayala
We will transfer from hotel to Eli Village at 2200 m (with minibus). Then walk to YesilYayala base camp at 3200 meters, with transportation of equipment by pack animals. Overnight at Camp 1. Climbing takes on average 3 hours.
Yesil Yayala – Mount Ararat 4000 meters
Mount Ararat Acclimatization. Climb to 4000 meters and return to Camp 1 (for acclimatization). Next overnight at Camp 1.
Mount Ararat 4000 meters – 4200 meters
Walking to Camp 2 at 4200 meters. Equipment is transported by pack animals.
Overnight at Camp 2. (We have to go to sleep very early).
Mount Ararat 4200 meters – 5165 meters – Dogubayazit
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 m. Afterwards We return to Camp 2, We have a rest, eat meal and pack equipment. Then We start to descent to Eli Village at 2200 m, where vehicles wait us. We back to Dogubayazit.
Dogubayazit – Lake Van – Yerevan
We will visit St. Apostle’s church, Kars Fortress, St. Vardan bridge, Charents’ paternal house in Kars and Ani, which is considered to be the city of thousand churches. It is possible to organize additional trip to Lake Van and SourbKhach Cathedral (extra payment). The group will be transferred from Dogubayazit to Yerevan.
Following necessary equipment is required:
Trekking boots with ankle support
Good sleeping bag
Warm gloves and socks
Winter hat (cover ears)
Sunglasses and sunscreen
Tour price is from 680 USD equivalent AMD/per person
Tour price includes:
All meals and soft drinks
Sleeping mattresses and tent for each 2 people
Professional local guide service
Tour price excludes:
Personal climbing equipment,
Climbing permit (if applicable)
Entrance Visa (15 USD)