Formalities For Private Yacht Owners: Yachts require a Transit Log and may remain in Turkish waters for up to two years maintenance or for wintering. There are certain ports licensed by the Ministry of Tourist the storage of yachts for a period of two to five years. For further information and regulations contact the marina concerned. Upon arriving in Turkish waters, yachts should immediately go for control of the ship to the nearest port of entry which are as follows: İskenderun, Botaş (Adana), Mersin, Taşucu, Anamur, Alanya, Antalya, Kemer, Finike, Kaş, Fethiye, Marmaris, Datça, Bodrum, Güllük Didim, Kuşadası, Çeşme, İzmir, Dikili, Ayvalık, Akçay, Çanakkale, Bandırma, Tekirdağ, İstanbul, Zonguldak, Sinop, Samsun, Ordu, Giresun, Trabzon, Rize, Hopa.
DAY 1 - MEET at VAN or DOGUBAYAZIT: Wellcome to eastern Turkey. We meet with you or your group at airport in Van, or transfer you from hotel in Van city. Drive to Dogubayazit. Arrive your hotel in Dogubeyazit 3* and given informations about your trip - procedures etc. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 2 - DOGUBAYAZIT / CLIMB to Mt. ARARAT: After breakfast we continue our program and driving to Eli Village by truck. Departure to the base camp Yesil Yayla (3200 m). Transportation of equipments by pack animals. Overnight at the camp. (Included your breakfast - Lunch and dinner)
DAY 3 - REACHING to Mt. AGRI (ARARAT): Today's program will be have continue to Climb to the second camp (4200 m) transportation of equipment by pack animals. We will overnight at the camp. We are now a step away from the summit. We have a big day tomorrow. Overnight. (Included your breakfast - Lunch and dinner)
DAY 4 - Mt. AGRI (ARARAT) / SUMMIT: A BIG day Today.. we continue to Climb to the summit (5137 m) on our way. Upon summit get a foto Safari break time and celebration follows return to the base camp 4200 meter back. Transportation of equipment by pack animals and overnight at our Camp. (Included your breakfast - Lunch and dinner)
DAY 5 - RETURN to DOGUBAYAZIT - VAN: We continue to back. Drive to Dogubayazit, follows visit to Ishak Pasha Palace and your transfer to Van city at your hotel, Van Bus station or Van airport. End of tour. (B)
Applications: A rule that for foreigner participants all applications must be filled and apply us minimum 3 months ago. We will get your Climbing permitts/ Visa from Ankara (Turkish authorities). Please contact us to get your application form. Additional Info: We can provide extra days, Pre-post tours, Hotel bookings in any city in Turkey before your climb program (down) places (from / to) Istanbul - Kusadasi - Ephesus - Pamukkale -Antalya (beach resorts days) and Cappadocia highlights.
BB stays at hotels in Van and Dogubeyazit, fullyboard meals during climb and trekking days, animals, camping equipments,Tents, Guide service included in the price.
Transfers from Van airport to Dogubeyazit (2 hrs) transfer fee each way 135.00EU + Domestic flight tickets from Istanbul-Van-Istanbul however can be arrange tickets by us + Hotels stays in Istanbul, Cappadocia or other cities pre-post etc + Tips to guide or drivers
Summer Season: April to October
4 - 6 Pax
8 - 12 Pax
14 - 16 Pax
18 - 22 Pax
Tour Dates:Climb to Ararat (Turkey side) tour can be arrange any dates between June to - 15th September periods year around.
Did you know Turkey that Has the most valuable silk carpet, in the world, in the Mevlana Museum,Konya with 144 knots per sq. cm. In the 13th century, Marco Polo wrote "The best and handsomest of rugs are woven here, and also silks of crimson and other rich colors".