Join A Group To Climb Mount Ararat 01-07 July 2024 – 7 Days – “🌑New Moon” – Price : 495€
Booking code : Jga-0107-0724
Celestial Events: July 5 – “🌑New Moon. “Summit Night 5.137m“ This is the best time of the month to observe faint objects such as galaxies and star clusters because there is no moonlight to interfere.
Our program, Join A Group To Climb Mount Ararat 8 Days Open, is a safe program containing an exercise day for acclimatisation. Our program’s main objective is to help you reach the summit of the mountain, whilst also getting you used to the high altitudes. Along with an airport transfer, a 2 night stay at a hotel and more!
Our groups are limited to 15 climbers.
Join Group trips
Join Group trips are guaranteed to depart, regardless of the number of climbers. Also, you will not be asked to pay more even if, on the specific date of starting the trek, you are the only person going on that trip. If our current dates don’t suit your schedule, we will create a new climb, starting on any day – our “private climb” .We have a number teams climbing Ararat throughout the year so we are very flexible and will be able to help you. Every year, we help hundreds of climbers on their way to the top of Mountains. Via this link you can view all our scheduled options for climbing Ararat.
We climb Mount Ararat and other mountains seven months of the year and we can schedule a climb for any booking group size.
Tour Beginning Location: Igdir or Agri Airport
Tour Ending Location: Igdir or Agri Airport
Mountain Route Used: Mount Ararat South Route
Hotel accommodation: 2 Nights
Mountain accommodation: 4 Nights
Extra Day: 1 “With an extra day, you’ll have a chance to wait in the second camp to wait for the weather conditions to improve and then try again the next day when the weather gets better”
Mt. Ararat Climbing difficulty: Basic ” Special Skills are not Required” “Summit nights are more difficult.”
Group Capacity: Minimum 1 and maximum 15 people.
Mount Ararat Climbing Gear List: “Click here”
Important notice: Program could be changed due to weather conditions!
Only the guide decides on the changes to be made on the tour and this cannot be discussed. During the mountain tour, you cannot leave the group and go off on your own, as this is very risky and we do not accept responsibility for you if you do this. If you leave the Group for any reason after the tour has started, you are not entitled to a refund. Please note that if you need to descend from the mountain to the city for any reason other than health problems, a carrier horse, a guide and a vehicle will be sent to the mountain just for you, and you will have to pay extra for these.
Cancellation and Refund
Cancellations made at least 30 days before the start of the tour will grant you a 80% refund. No refund will be made for cancellations made less than 30 days before the tour starts. However, you can change the canceled Tour to another date within the climbing season.
Pick up you at Igdir (IGD) or Agri (AJI) airport to Dogubayazit,
Professional Mountain Guide “One guide for each 10 person group. Our groups are limited to 15 climbers”,
Personal Tent (One tent is for two people), Single tent supplement for the tour is EUR 50,
2 Nights in the Hotel “Middle class hotel in Dogubayazit based on bed and breakfast”,
Climbing Transportation ‘From Hotel to mountain and from mountain to Hotel”,
Non-alcoholic beverages for the duration of the climb,
Hot food for the duration of the climb,
A Celebration Dinner in the City,
Climbing Permit Fees,
Plane tickets for international and domestic flights,
Personal Climbing Equipment,
Food in the city,
JOIN A GROUP TO CLIMB MOUNT ARARAT 01 – 07 JULY 2024 – 7 DAYS PROGRAM & DETAILS:
1st Day July 01: “Welcoming Day”
On this day, we’ll greet you at the Igdir or Agri Airport and provide transportation to your hotel.
Accommodation: Doğubeyazıt Hotel
2nd Day July 02: 3.200m “Mount Ararat Base Camp”
We’ll arrive in Çevirme Village (with altitude of 2.200m) next to Mount Ararat. At this point, our carriers will handle our equipment and transfer it to the camp using mules. This is also where our hike will begin. After a comfortable hike of about 5 hours, we’ll arrive at the first camp at 3.200m.
Accommodation: 3.200m Mount Ararat Base Camp
3rd Day July 03: 3.200m Mount Ararat Base Camp, “The Acclimatization Day”
We’ll begin our hike to the second camp at 4.200m to conduct acclimatisation exercises. Even though it’s a much harder stage compared to the previous day, we’ll arrive at the second camp in about 4 hours. We’ll rest here for one hour and do little walks around the second camp. And then we’ll start our descent to the first camp at 3.200 meters. We’ll have plenty of opportunities to rest at the camp before the summit climb, which we’ll reach after a two-hour hike.
Accommodation: 3.200m Mount Ararat winter Base Camp
4th Day July 04: 4.200m “Mount Ararat Second Camp”
After breakfast, we’ll start our climb again to the second camp at 4.200 meters. After this climb, we’ll spend the night in the second camp at 4.200 meters. Here we’ll do our equipment check and we’ll prepare our bags for the summit climb which we’ll start at midnight.
Accommodation: 4.200m Mount Ararat Second Camp
5th Day July 05 “🌑New Moon.”: Mount Ararat “Summit Day 5.137m”
After a night of rest, our summit climb will start with waking up at the time our guide has determined. We will reach the summit in about 6 hours. After resting for half an hour at the summit, we’ll head towards to the second camp at 4.200 meters. After around 3 hours, we’ll reach the second camp where we’ll rest for about an hour and start our descent to the first camp at 3.200 meters, where we’ll spend our last night on the mountain.
Accommodation: 3.200m Mount Ararat Base Camp
There is an emergency Extra day in our program. Weather conditions on the mountain sometimes make the climb impossible. With a extra day, you’ll have a chance to wait in the second camp to wait for the weather conditions to improve and then try again the next day when the weather gets better. If there are no bad weather conditions, this day will be used after the summit descent to rest at the Base Camp at 3.200 meters
6th Day July 6: “Return to Doğubeyazıt”
We’ll have breakfast. After which we’ll start our descent to the 2.200 meters where the vehicle transfer point is. We’ll arrive at this point 3 hours later and then get transferred to our hotel.
Accommodation: Doğubeyazıt Hotel
7th Day July 7: “Farewell Day“
This adventurous, tour program will end today with us making sure you get to the airport safely. After this program, we hope we’ll meet with you on more different routes and cities.
Welcome and send off
This tour includes Airport transfer. We provide airport transfers from Igdir (IGD) and Agri (AJI) Airport. At airports other than these airports, you must pay an additional fee for pickup.
Join A Group To Climb Mount Ararat Climbing Services:
Private Camp Area
Since camp will be a private area, there will be guards securing the camp. This way the equipment you leave behind will be safe and the tents will be under surveillance in case of bad weather conditions. We are staying at a special camp on the south route of Mount Ararat. In this camp, we have our camping tents and kitchen.
Cook preparing your hot food and drinks
During the climb, our firm will keep a cook on the mountain ready, responsible for preparing your hot food and drinks. On climbing days, our cook will provide your rations every morning and the climb nights for your consumption during hikes. We request our vegetarian and vegan visitors to inform us in advance about their choices.
The equipment you won’t need during the climb will be kept by our hotel to be handed back to you after your return. Equipment you’ll be bringing to the mountain will be transferred between the camps by carrier mules and you won’t be charged any extra fees for all these services.
We look forward to meeting you! Please do contact us if you have any questions.