Mount Ararat Hiking Tour

(1 customer review)
Duration 📅

7 Days

Flights ✈️

International flights are NOT included

Airport Transfer 🧳

Drop-Off, Pickup

Accommodation 🛏️

3 Star Hotel, Camping

Tour Size 🧑🏻‍🤝‍🧑🏻


Transport 🚍

Airconditioned Vehicle

Language 🌐

Arabic, English, French, German, Turkish

Difficulty 🚥


Visa 🛂

NOT Included


6 Nights Accommodation
Tour Guide
Entry Fees

From: $800.00

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💎 Why we love it ?

Mount Ararat is one of the most popular destinations for professional climbers, mountaineers, and tourists from all around the world. With an altitude of 5137 m, it attracts thousands of people every year. Our Mount Ararat Hiking Tour is carried out by local professional guides with a high quality of services. Our experienced team works professionally and delicately to make this tour memorable for your lifetime.  All phases of the tour are carried out insecure that you feel comfortable.

🏁 Tour Itinerary: Mount Ararat Hiking Tour

Day 1 – Welcome to East

We welcome you to the airport and transfer to Dogubayazit which is the base location for Ararat trekking. We can pick you up from Agri, Igdir, or Van airports. Here is the distance from Dogubeyasit to Airports: Igdir Airport -70 km Agri Ahmedi Hani Airport- 110 km Van Ferit Melen Airport-200 km Have a rest at your hotel in Dogubeyazit and be ready for tomorrow.

Day 2 – Hike to Mount Ararat (B, D)

Let’s start on our journey in the morning. Having a nice breakfast, let’s pack up our relevant equipment and drive to Cevirme Village. Ararat trekking starts at Cevirme Village at 2200 m. We will pack all of our equipment on horses and start hiking altogether. After 3-4 hour trekking, we will reach our first campsite after 7.3 km with an altitude of 3300 m. We will set our tents and kitchen tent there. Let’s have lunch and then go around discovering nature. Have dinner and overnight in a tent.
• Altitude: 2200m-3300m
• Temperature: +25-30 C (July-August)
• Range: 7.3 km

Day 3 – Acclimatization to Mount Ararat (B, D)

Today, we will have an acclimatization hike up to Mount Ararat. We will climb up from 3300 m to 4200 m to campsite 2 where we will camp the day after and come back to campsite 1 again. Let’s have our breakfast prepared by our cook at the kitchen tent. We will also have our lunch box with our cook. Let’s pack up and start acclimatization walk up to the campsite. Enjoy the beautiful nature of Mount Ararat in this phase. Let’s reach campsite 2 after 6.5 km with 4-5 hour hiking and have rested there for 1 hour. Then, let’s come back to the campsite. Have dinner and overnight at a tent at the campsite.
• Altitude: 3300m-4200m
• Temperature: +25 – +30 C(July-August)
• Range: 6.5 + 6.5 = 13 km

Day 4 – Ascent to Ararat Mount (B, D)

Today, we will climb up to the campsite. Let’s pack up all equipment and start hiking altogether. Horses will carry our equipment to the campsite. After 6.5 km hiking, we will reach the campsite at 4200 m. altitude. Let’s set our tents there. Have dinner and go to bed early. Be ready for summit day tomorrow.
• Altitude: 3300m-4200m
• Temperature: +20 – +25C (July-August)
• Range: 6.5 km

Day 5 – Summit of Ararat (B, D)

Today is summit day. We need to get up early morning around 1:30 am summit. Have a quick and strong breakfast and take your lunch box. Let’s have our equipment and start the ascent to the summit of Mount Ararat. After 5-6 hours of walking with short breaks, we will reach the summit of Mount Ararat with an altitude of 5137 m. Take some time at the summit. See around Turkey side, Armenian side, or Iranian side. Feel the peak of freedom at the highest point of Turkey there. Spending an hour at the top of Mount Ararat, let’s start the descent to the campsite. Let’s have lunch there and refresh with drinks. Then, let’s pack up and continue the descent to campsite 1 and then Cevirme village. The driver will pick up us from the village and transfer us to Dogubeyazit to the hotel. . Let’s have dinner and overnight at the campsite.
• Altitude: 4200m-5137m -3300m
• Temperature: +30 / +25 / -20 C (July-August)
• Range: 14 km

Day 6 – Descent from Ararat (B, D)

Let’s have breakfast at campsite 1 and pack up. We continue the descent to Cevirme Village. The driver will pick us from the village and transfer us to the hotel in Dogubeyazit. Settling down to the hotel, taking shower, and resting a while, let’s have a short city tour in the afternoon. Let’s visit Meteor Crater, Urartian Castle, Ahmed-i Hani tomb, and Ishak Pasha Palace. If you still have time, we can go to the local market for shopping. Or, you can try Turkish Hamam in Dogubeyazit as well.
• Altitude: 3300m-2200m
• Temperature: +25/30 C (July-August)
• Range: 7.3km km

Day 7 – Goodbye (B)

Let’s have breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the airport based on your flight schedule.

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  1. Lona

    The mount Ararat tour was awesome. I traveled during the pandemic and had a blast. It was hard but delightful experience. I would highly recommend this trip.

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