11-20 March 2024 Mt.Artos,Mt.Nemrut,Mt.Subhan.Mt.Ararat ski tour 10.day programme

10 :DAYS SKI TOUR MT ARTOS MT NEMRUT MT SUBHAN MT ARARAT 

Day 1: transfer from Van airport to the hotel. After lunch, we visit Van castle. Returning to the city, you will have some free time then we meet for dinner  Accommodation Van at hotel.

Day 2: transfer to Gevas then we climb from there 1700m by ski to the summit of Mt Artos (3550m) it starts to skiking down to 1700m.
Get in the car and go to Tatvan Accommodation Tatvan at hotel.

Day 3: morning transfer to at the foot of Mount Nemrut 1900m by ski to the summit of Mt Nemrut (3350m) it starts to skiking down to 1900m.
Get in the car and go to Adilcevaz Accommodation Adilcevaz at hotel.

Day 4: morning at 03:00am start from hotel transfer to kıckılı Willage 2400m ascent at 5am by ski up to 3800m then we climb from there to the summit of Mt Süphan (4050m) using crampons. We return to the Kıckılı willage get in the car and go to Doğubayazıt Accommodation in Doğubayazıt hotel.

Day 5: Resting day late breakfast then visiting Ishak Pasha palace, Noah’s ark, before dinner we go to the hammam,Accommodation in Dogubayazıt hotel 

Day 6: transfer from Doğubayazıt to 1800m by minibus at 7am. From here, we start our climb of Mt Ararat by skiing up to 2800m (1st camp, 4 hours). We pitch tents and hot food is served for dinner.

Day 7: start the second day of our Mt Ararat tour early in the morning (at 8am), and reach 3800m (2nd camp) by cross-country skiing (4 hours). We pitch tents and hot food is served for dinner.

Day 8: start in the morning at 8am, ascent to 4600m for acclimatisation, return to the 2nd camp at 3800m. Today's all-day cross-country skiing helps to ensure the success of reaching Mt Ararat summit. Hot food is served for dinner.

Day 9: start at 5am, ascent by ski up to 4700m, then climb (using crampons) up to the summit of Mt Ararat (5137m). We reach the summit by about 10am. We return to the 2nd camp, where hot soup and tea is served. After some rest, we pack the tents and return to 1800m by ski, minibus is already waiting for us
descent from the 1st camp to car pick-up point. We say good-bye to Mt Ararat and return to Doğubayazıt by minibus. After some rest in the hotel, we go to the hammam. Farewell dinner. Accommodation in Doğubayazıt 

Day 10: Transfer to Agri, or İgdır,  airport

Included in the price: all transportation, all meals during the ski,, tea, water (other soft drinks alcohol not included), hotel accommodation for 6 nights in double rooms (Van,Tatvan, Adilcevaz,Doğubayazıt)*, climbing permit, guide for the Mt Artos,Mt Nemrut,Subhan,Mt Ararat ski, porter, cook, tent, mat, sleeping bag, crampons, climbing certificate, hamam.

Necessary equipment: backpack for the equipments and clothes, day-bag for the hikes, hiking boots, and ski boots head lights, warm and waterproof clothes, pocket knife, sun glasses. If you bring your own sleeping bag, choose a good 4-season one (-25°C). Weather may be chilly at 4200m, and you can expect temperatures between -10 and -20°C on the summit.
*If you prefer not to share a room, a single supplement applies.

11-20 March 2024
1300 €
Van

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