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Climbing the most famous mountain among Christians - Mount Ararat will be an unforgettable and amazing adventure. This peak will give you lots of vivid emotions. The most beautiful panoramas and the wonders of Turkish nature will appear in front of you; you will pass along the ancient paths, and also test your strength on the rise.
Ararat reaches a height of 5165 meters and is very popular among climbers. It is better to conquer the summit from April to October. At this time of the year the weather at the summit and in its surroundings is most favorable for climbing.
There are many legends associated with this mountain. It is believed that Noah’s ark got onto this peak after the Flood, so it is popular among Christians as a place where humanity was given a second chance to live. Ararat is also a symbol of the famous Armenian cognac and from its top one can see three countries at once: Armenia, Turkey and Iran.
There are many architectural monuments that you can visit on your own after climbing, for example the Ishak Pasha Palace, a meteorite crater, the Noah's Ark Museum, hot healing springs and other objects of the most beautiful man and nature creations.
The tour is 8 days long, one of which will be reserved in case of bad weather. If it is not used you can walk around the city, buy souvenirs, go on excursions and fully enjoy your vacation before flying home.
On the tour you don't have to cook and don't have to carry big backpacks; the whole camp is carried by horses/mules and the food is prepared by the cooks. Participants should carry only small backpacks with the essentials which will make the climb as easy as possible and increase the chances of a successful climb to the top.