Detailed Itinerary

Day 01

12th July, 19
  • Arrival Agri ( D)

    Transfer from the airport in Agri to the hotel in Igdir.

    Check-in at a hotel, meeting with a guide.

    Dinner in restaurant and overnight in the hotel.

    Note: one group airport transfer is arranged. Additional can be arranged at extra cost.

Day 02

13th July, 19
  • Camp 1 (B, L, D)

    After breakfast in hotel- transfer to Dogubayazit and then to Cevirme Village at 2200 meters (with minibus). Then we walk to Yesil Yayala Base Camp at 3200 meters (our equipment will be transported by pack animals). We should reach the campsite after 3,5 - 5 hours of walking (depends on pace of the group).

    When we reach the camp we drink tea and eat hot meal. Overnight in tents at Camp 1 at the altitude 3200 m.

Day 03

14th July, 19
  • Acclimatization (B, L, D)

    Breakfast. After breakfast we will have acclimatization walk to Camp 2 located at the elevation 4200 meters and return to Camp 1 at 3200 m.

    Trekking should take about 6-7 hours.

    Dinner and next overnight at Camp 1.

Day 04

15th July, 19
  • Camp 2 (B, L, D)

    After breakfast we start to climb to Camp 2 at 4200 meters (equipment will be transported by pack animals). When we reach the camp (what takes usually 3,5-4,5 hour) we will have hot meal. Overnight at Camp 2. (We have to go to sleep very early. Next day we start to climb at 2 a.m.)

Day 05

16th July, 19
  • Summit (B, L)

    We start climbing early in the morning (1 or 2 a.m.). After 5-7 hours we reach summit of Mount Ararat at 5137 meters (depending on snow conditions, crampons may be needed for the last 200-300 meters).

    Afterwards we return to Camp 2 at 4200 m (what takes 2-3 hours), we have a rest, eat meal and pack equipment. Then we start to descent to Camp 1. From Camp 1 we will ride on horses to Cevirme village, where minibuses will wait for us. Descent from Camp 2 to Cevirme village can take aprox. 4-5 hours. Drive back to Igdir.

    Overnight at the hotel

Day 06

17th July, 19
  • Departure

    Trasfet to the airport to Agri

    Note: one group airport transfer is arranged. Additional can be arranged at extra cost.