Mount Damavand Expedition

7 Jan

Not only Mount Ararat Expedition, but also other tours like trekking on Mount Damavand. Welcome to Iran on Mount Damavand Expedition . Only with us you become the best guides and the best services.

Damavand Tour

STANDARD MOUNT DAMAVAND 4-DAYS TREK

(you and your group could choose the date, which you want!)

1st Day  – Arrival in Teheran.
Reception of participants from the airport in Van, drive to Polur (ca. 2000 m amsl); overnight in hostel in Polur.

2nd Day – Stay in Polur.
We stay in small mountain village Polur and we have our first acclimatization; overnight in hostel in Polur.

3rd Day – Drive to first camp and trekking to the second camp. 
We eat breakfast in hostel and than we load our all equipments to our off-road car and we drive to the first camp Goosfansara (ca. 3500 m amsl).  There we stop and the luggages are loaded for the horses.  We start trekking to the 2. camp –  Bargah at 4200 m asml.  Our trekking takes about 3-4 hours. In the camp we drink tea and eat some sweets and we rest and wait for the dinner. Dinner in the camp. Overnight in the hostel or in tents.

4th Day – Acclimatization Day. 
We eat breakfast at the camp. We take lunch pockets and we trek up to ca. 5000 m and we back. Our trekking takes about 4-6 hours. In the camp we drink tea and eat some sweets and we restand wait for the dinner. Dinner in the camp. Overnight in hostel or the tents.

5th Day – Trekking to summit.
We wake up at 2.00 and eat something. If weather is okey we start (about 3.00 o’clock) trekking in dark to the summit. We reach the summit of Damavand (5610 m amsl) after 7-10 hours. We back to 4200 meters and we rest and wait for the dinner. Dinner in the camp. Overnight in the hostel or in tents.

6th DayDescent from Mt.Damavand. 
We eat breakfast in camp. Descent to Goosfansara. Drive to Polur and then Teheran. Overnight in hotel in Teheran.

7th Day – Reserve day. 
This day is reserve day in the case of the bad weather in the summit day.

8th Day – Flight home 
The end of the tour. Flight home.

Our services:

  • transfer from the airport in Teheran to Polur and back
  • mountain guide
  • permit
  • transfer from Polur to Goosfansara and back
  • 3 meals per day during the trek (breakfast, light lunch, warm dinner) with drinks (no-alcohol)
  • 1 night in hotel in Teheran
  • 2 nights in hostel in Polur
  • horses for luggage
  • equipment: tents, crampons

We offer assistance in additional organizations trips to the beautiful towns of Iran.

Welcome to Mount Damavand Tour with araratexpeditions.com

Mail us: araratexpeditions@gmail.com

 

Welcome to tailored tours!

3 Jan

Welcome to Mount Ararat and not only!

PRIVATE GROUPS – our offer is not only standard programmes that you will find on our website. Each group of whatever number of participants may choose any time and any place of trekking and sightseeing. Apart from places that we regularly offer, we suggest places that are less visited such as: a trip and a picnic at the Fish Lake, a trip around the Van Lake, relax in hot springs in Diyadin and other places chosen by you yourselves. Write to us with particular suggestions, as well as with requests to create an unforgettable and nonstandard expedition to eastern Turkey for your group. You are cordially invited!

Welcome to Turkey with araratexpeditions.com

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Mount Nemrut and Mount Suphan and Mount Ararat Trek

1 Jan

Not only Mount Ararat Expedition, but also other tours like trekking on Mt. Nemrut and Mt. Suphan before Mt. Ararat Trip. Welcome to East Turkey on MT. NEMRUT AND MT. SUPHAN AND MT. ARARAT 7-DAYS TREK . Only with us you become the best guides and the best services.

Mount Ararat Trekking

 

Mount Nemrut and Mount Suphan and Mount Ararat Tour – Programm

1st Day  – Arrival in Van. 
Reception of participants from the airport in Van, drive 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. 
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 and there we have our camp. Overnight in tents.

4th Day – Drive do Dogubayazit.
Drive to Dogubayazit, stop by beautiful 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 – Transfer to Van.
After breakfast in hotel we go to airport in Van.

Our services:

  • mountain guide
  • permit
  • transport: Van-Nemrut Dagi-Suphan Dagi-Dogubayazit-Van
  • transfer to the foot of Mount Ararat and back
  • 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

We offer additionaly:

  • 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, Akdamar island, trek on Little Ararat and others

Welcome to Mount Ararat Tours with araratexpeditions.com

Mail to: araratexpeditions@gmail.com

Mount Artos & Mount Suphan & Mount Ararat SkiTour

26 Dec

Not only Mount Ararat Expedition, but also other tours like Ski tours. Welcome to East Turkey on Ski Tours on Mt. Artos, Mt. Suphan and Mt. Ararat. Only with us you become the best guides and the best services.

Ski tour on Mount Ararat

 

MT. ARTOS AND MT. SUPHAN AND MT. ARARAT SKI TOUR

(You and your group could choose the date, which you want! The best time for skitouring is March-April).

1st Day  – Arrival in Van. 
Reception of participants from the airport in Van, drive to hotel and then we have a tour boat on Van Lake to visit Akdamar Island with a beautiful Armenian church. Overnight in hotel.

2nd Day – Skitour to Mt. Artos.
After breakfast, we go to Mt Artos by minibus (ca.0,5 h). We start skitouring from 1870 m to the top at 3587 m (ca. 4-6 hours). We admire the beautiful Van lake. We go down to our minibus (ca.2 hours). Then we drive to Adilcevaz – town close to Mt. Suphan. Overnight in hotel in Adilcevaz.

3rd Day – Suphan summit. 
We wake up early in the morning. After breakfast we drive to Kiskili Koy (2400 m amsl). We start skitouring to the summit. We reach the summit of Suphan (4058 m amsl) after 6-8 hours. We ski down to. Then we drive to Dogubayazit, stop by beautiful Muradiye waterfalls. Overnight in hotel in Dogubayazit.

4th Day – Skitouring 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 or porters. We take our lunch-boxes and we start skitouring to the 1. camp at 2800 m. Our trip 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.

5th Day – Skitouring 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 or porters. We take our lunch-boxes and we start skitouring to the 2. camp at 3500 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.

6th Day – Skitouring 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 or porters. We go down to the 1. camp and stay for the night. (But if the group in a good shape we can go direct to the  bus and drive to Dogubayazit.)

7th 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.

8th Day – Transfer to Van.
After breakfast in hotel we go to airport in Van.

Our services:

  • mountain guide
  • permit
  • transfer to the foot of Mount Ararat and back
  • 3 meals per day during the tours (breakfast, light lunch, warm dinner) with drinks (no-alcohol)
  • 4 nights at the hotel
  • horses for luggage
  • equipment: tents, crampons

We offer additionaly:

  • 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, Akdamar island, trek on Little Ararat and others

Welcome to Mt. Ararat with araratexpeditions.com

Mail us: araratexpeditions@gmail.com

Horse riding tour

23 Dec

Not only Mount Ararat Expedition, but also other tours like horse riding tour. Welcome to East Turkey on Horseback Riding Holidays. Only with us. The best guides and the best services.

The horse riding tour in the area of Mount Ararat

You choose the date of the tour. The best season for horse tour is July-August.

1st Day (start: Topcatan village) – 7th Day (end: Ishak Pasha Palace)

Our horse riding tour lasts 7 days. The daily ride lasts from 3 up to 6 hours, every day we are riding from 15 up to 30 km. Everything depends on the preference and the condition of the group.

We are starting our horse tour in Topcatan village, located at the foot of Mount Ararat. We move in a northwesterly direction to Arzep village, where we will look the old Armenian graveyard. There we will also drink very healthy spring water, for which the Sagliksuyu village is famous. Next we will move in the direction of the Diyadin town, where we will have the opportunity to bath in the hot springs.

All the time we are riding on horses through kurdish villages, as well asmountain pastures (yayla) in the summer inhabited by Kurdish Nomads. In one of Kurdish tents we will drink the tea and we will nourish farmhouse cheese and bread. Next we will reach the Fish Lake (Balik Golu). We will be able to there spend one or two nights. Then we will move in the direction ofMount Ararat and Little Ararat. We will see also Ice Cave, Meteorite’s crater and Noah’s Ark Park. Then we will reach our endpoint KurdishIshak Pasha Palace.

The horse riding tour will leaded local mountain guide from Topcatan village – perfectly broken in familiar surroundings. All nights we spend in two-persons tents. During the entire tour we will have 2 prepared meals – breakfast (beginning of the day-trip) and dinner (end of the day-trip-tour). On the way we will have a stop for the light snack.

The horse riding tour can be combined with the Mount Ararat Expedition (before or after the horse trip) – all to establish the group.

Our services:

  • mountain guide
  • one horse for each person
  • horses for the big luggges, tent and food
  • transfer by minibus from hotel to Topcatan village and from Ishak Pasha Palace to hotel
  • 3 meals per day during the trek (breakfast, light lunch, warm dinner) with drinks (no-alcohol)
  • 2 nights at the hotel with brekfast (before and after horse tour)
  • tents

We offer additionaly:

  • assistance in booking additional nights in hotels
  • transfer from the airport in Agri, Kars, Igdir or Van and back

Welcome to horse riding tour with ararattrek.eu

Mail to us: ararattrek.eu@gmail.com