3 VOLCANOS: NEMRUT – SUPHAN – ARARAT – 8 DAYS
29.06 – 07.07.2023 Available spots!
1st Day – Arrival in Van
Reception of participants from the airport in Van, drive to the island Akdamar (ferryboat), next to Tatvan and then we arrive to Nemrut Dagi Caldera. Overnight in tents.
2nd Day – Trek to the top of Nemrut
After breakfast we trek to the one of the highest points of Nemrut Dagi about 2900-3000 m amsl. We go down and we drive to Suphan Dagi. Our camp there is at 2500 m. Overnight in tents.
3rd Day – Suphan summit and drive to Dogubayazit
We wake up at 2.00-3.00 and eat something. We start (about 3.00-4.00 o’clock) trekking in dark to the summit. We reach the summit of Suphan (4058 m amsl) after 6-8 hours. We go down to the Aygir Lake. We stay on the camp and sleep in the tents.
4th Day – Muradiye and Dogubayazit
We go minibus and drive to Dogubayazit, we stay by Muradiye Waterfalls. Overnight in hotel in Dogubayazit.
5th Day – Trekking to first camp on Mt. Ararat
We eat breakfast in hotel and than we load our all equipments to our minibus and we drive to Cevirme village or Eli village at 2200 m. There we stop and the luggages are loaded for the horses. We take our lunch-boxes and we start trekking to the 1. camp at 3350 m. Our trekking takes about 4-5 hours. In the 1. camp we drink tea and eat some sweets and we rest and wait for the dinner. Dinner in the camp. Overnight in the tents.
6th Day – Trekking to second camp on Mt. Ararat
We eat breakfast and after it we prepare our luggages and take our tents. The luggages are load for the horses. We take our lunch-boxes and we start trekking to the 2. camp at 4100 m. Our trekking takes about 4-5 hours. In the 2. camp we drink tea and eat some sweets and we rest and wait for the dinner. Dinner in the camp. Overnight in the tents.
7th Day – Trekking to the summit of Mt.Ararat
We wake up at 1.00 and eat something. If weather is okey we start (about 2.00 o’clock) trekking in dark to the summit. We reach the summit of Ararat (5137 m amsl) after 4-7 hours. We back to 4100 meters for little break and we eat something. After that we prepare our luggages and take our tents. The luggages are load for the horses. We go down to the 1. camp. In the 1. camp we rest and wait for the dinner. Overnight in the tents.
8th Day – Descent from Mt.Ararat
We eat breakfast in 1. camp. Descent to Cevirme or Eli village. Drive to hotel in Dogubayazit. Overnight in hotel.
9th Day – Reserve day
Reserve day – free time or additonal excursiones.
10th Day – Transfer to Igdir
After breakfast in hotel we go to airport in Igdir.
- mountain guide
- transport from Van to Nemrut Dagi
- transport from Nemrut Dagi to Suphan Dagi
- transfer from Suphan Dagi do Dogubayazit
- transfer from Dogubayazit to the foot of Mount Ararat and back
- transfer from Dogubayazit to Igdir
- 3 meals per day during the trek (breakfast, light lunch, warm dinner) with drinks (no-alcohol)
- 2 nights at the hotel
- horses for luggage
- equipment: tents, crampons, matts
- assistance in booking additional nights in hotels
- additional organizations such as tours like: surroundings of Mt. Ararat, to the ruins of Ani, hot springs in Diyadin, and others