June – September
Dates
6 days
Duration
up to 15 people
Group size
Hotel, Hostel, B&B or Camping
Accommodation
English, Russian, Armenian
Language
DATE: June – September
DURATION: 6 days
LANGUAGE: English
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.

1

YerevanDogubayazit

The group will be transferred from Yerevan to Dogubayazit.

Overnight in hotel in the Dogubayazit.

2

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.

3

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.

4

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).

5

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.

6

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 clothes
Warm gloves and socks
Walking poles
Crampons,
Winter hat (cover ears)
Headlamp
Sunglasses and sunscreen

 

Tour price is from 680 USD equivalent AMD/per person

Tour price includes:

All transportation
Hotel accommodation 
All meals and soft drinks
Sleeping mattresses and tent for each 2 people
Crampons
Professional local guide service

Tour price excludes:

Personal climbing equipment,
Alcoholic beverages
Climbing permit (if applicable)
Entrance Visa (15 USD)
Insurance

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