VERY IMPORTANT: 
Foreigners, must apply at least  2 months before the climb for permission.

Otherwise we can not guaranteed the climb


If you bring your own technical and camping equipments we give 30€ discount.
For permission we need; Names, Passport Numbers, Issue Date, Expiry date, Giving Date, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Living Place informations via e mail.
If you are not a group you can join one of our regular Turkish groups between July-and September . Than price will be 550€ pp. (Turkish groups starts every sundays)
We strongly recommend an insurance.

MT ARARAT CLASSIC

Location:  Agri– Dogubeyazit
Transportation:  
Domestic flights:  Istanbul-Van, Van-Istanbul. Minibus transportation between cities.  
Accommodation:   We accommodate for four nights in tents and for two nights in a 3 star hotel.
Activity: The peak climb.
Degree: It is a tough tour.  It is necessary for the peak climbers to be conditioned.
Equipment: You should bring your 
clothes. Gore-tex is recommended.  (Crampons, helmets, harnesses, carabinas, ropes, axes, sleeping bags, backpacks, matresses and tents are given by Bukla but we strongly recommend that bring your sleeping bag at least -15C)
Number of climbers: Minimum of 5, maximum of 20 climbers.
Tour Dates: July-September
Guides: Professional and licensed guides from the Mountaineering Federation who will accompany our climbers.
Price: pp

2-5 Pax: 900 €
6-9 Pax: 730 €
10-14 Pax: 620 €
15-20 Pax:  590 €
20+ Pax: 550


 + 50 Euro per person for permission.


single supp: 80€

JOINING REGULAR TURKISH GROUPS:  550 € + 50 € for permission.

INCLUDE: FB at camp. HB in cities, all in between transportations, all meals, needed camp equipments, english speaking guides, carriying backpacks by mules.
Not Include:
 Flights, beverages, extras, (Bukla can organize your flights), tips

ITINARY
Day 1 : Meeting in Van Airport. Visit Muradiye. Transfer Dogubeyazit, Sim-Er hotel.  Visit to the İshakpaşa Palace

Day 2: Transfer to 2200m with a truck and trek to 3200m. Overnight at camp ( 0 C in nights at 3200m)  

Day 3: Climb to 4200m and turn back to 3200m base camp for acclimatization.

Day 4: Trek to 4200m and overnight at camp. Total 4 hour trek. (-5 C in nights at 4800m)

Day 5: Trek to Ararat Summit before sun rises. (5137m) Total 7 hour trek. Last 300m to summit is glacier climb. We need crampons. Back to 4200m, lunch and 1 hour rest.  Descending  to 3200m base Camp

Day 6: Transfer to Dogu Beyazit from the 3200m camp, check-in the hotel.

Day 7:   Transfer to Airport. End of the tour.

All camp equipments carried by mules and transportation vehicles.

P.S: If you want to join Turkish groups the tour starts sundays. Here the Turkish Group dates.

03-09 August 2008
10-16 August 2008
17-23 August 2008
24-30 August 2008

Connection Flights: Turkish Airlines
Sundays: Istanbul 08.20- Van 10.20
Saturdays: Van 11.10- Istanbul 13.20

Program can be changed according to group size, weather and people's conditions. This schedule can be changed according to the groups.  

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  OTHER ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS


MT KACKAR + MT ARARAT

Place: Notnerneast and East of Turkey. Rize and Agrı
Transportation: Domestic flights: Istanbul-Trabzon. Trabzon-Van, Van-Istanbul. Minibus transportation between cities.
Accomodation: Tourist class hotels in city centers. Pensions in villages and tent in mountains.
Activity: Mountaineering & trekking & sightseeing
Aktivity Period: 14 Days
Grade: Difficult. You must be healty and conditioned.
Necessary personal equipment: Gore-tex clothes. (Technical equipments sleeping bags, backpacks and tents are given by Bukla)
Person: Minumum 5 maksimum 20 person.
Tour dates: July- Agust

Guides: Professional mountainers who are member of Mountaineering Federation of Turkey. English speaking guides.
Price: pp
2-5 Pax: 1850 €
6-9 Pax: 1600 €
10-14 Pax: 1400 €
15-20 Pax: 1250 €
20+ Pax: 1150

FB at camp. BB in cities, all in between transportations, all meals, needed camp equipments, english speaking guides 
Not Include:
 Flights, Airport transfers, beverages, extras,

ITINARY
Day 1:
Meet in  Trabzon Airport and stay in 3 star hotel.

Day 2: Trip to Sumela Monestry, Karaca Cave, Zigana, Uzungol and Ayder with a minibus. Stay in pension (wooden pension, toilet and bath in all room.)

Day 3: Departure to Yusufeli.  Stay one night in a pension (common toilets and baths)

Day 4: Departure to Hevek (1800m) and stay in wooden pension (common toilet and bath)

Day 5: Trek to Dilberduzu Camp site (2900m). Total 4 hour trek. Stay one night in a tent.

Day 6: Trek to Kackar Summit (3937m) Total 11 hour trek.  Stay one night in a tent.

Day 7: Return to Hevek. Stay one night in a pension. Total 4 hour trek.

Day 8: Transfer to Dogubeyazit.  Stay in 3 star hotel.

Day 9: Transfer to 2500m and trek to 3200m with a truck.  ( 0 C in nights at 3200m)

Day 10: Trek to 4200m base camp. Total 4 hour trek. (-5 C in nights at 4800m)

Day 11: Trek to Ararat Summit before sun rises. (5137m) Total 7 hour trek. Last 300m to summit is glacier climb. We need crampons.

Day 12: Return to Dogubeyazit. Stay in hotel.

Day 13: Transfer to Van visit Akdamar island. Overnight hotel

Day 14: City excursion and Departure to home.  

Extra Day:   Extra day.  Incase of unsuccessful peak climb, it’s going to be tried for the second time and the tour will end one day late.

All camp equipments carried by mules and transportation vehicles.

Program can be changed according to group size, weather and people's conditions. This schedule can be changed according to the groups.

 

MT NEMRUT + MT SUPHAN + MT ARARAT

Place: East of Turkey. 
Transportation: Domestic flights: Istanbul-Van. Van-Istanbul. Minibus transportation between cities.
Accomodation: Tourist class hotels in city centers. 
Activity: Mountaineering & trekking & sightseeing
Grade: Difficult. You must be healty and conditioned.
Necessary personal equipment: Gore-tex clothes. (Technical equipments sleeping bags, backpacks and tents are given by Bukla)
Person: Minumum 5 maksimum 20 person.
Tour dates: July- Agust

Guides: Professional mountainers who are member of Mountaineering Federation of Turkey. English speaking guides.
Price: pp
2-5 Pax: 1550 €
6-9 Pax: 1250 €
10-14 Pax: 1150 €
15-20 Pax: 1050 €
20+ Pax:
950

FB at camp. BB in cities, all in between transportations, all meals, needed camp equipments, english speaking guides 
Not Include:
 Flights, Airport transfers, beverages, extras,

ITINARY
Day 1:
Meet in  Van Airport and stay in 3 star hotel. Visit Akdamar Island.

Day 2: Visit to Mt Nemrut and Transfer to Adilcevaz via Ahlat. O/n 3200m Varzigor camp site in Suphan

Day 3: Suphan summit and  O/n 3200m Varzigor camp site

Day 4: Departure to Dogubayazit stay in 3 star hotel. Visit Ishakpasa Palace.

Day 5: Transfer to 2500m and trek to 3200m with a truck.  ( 0 C in nights at 3200m)

Day 6: Trek to 4200m base camp. Total 4 hour trek. (-5 C in nights at 4800m)

Day 7: Trek to Ararat Summit before sun rises. (5137m) Total 7 hour trek. Last 300m to summit is glacier climb. We need crampons.

Day 12: Return to Dogubeyazit. Stay in hotel.

Day 13: Visit Noah's Ark 

Day 14: Transfer to Van Airport 

Extra Day:   Extra day.  Incase of unsuccessful peak climb, it’s going to be tried for the second time and the tour will end one day late.

All camp equipments carried by mules and transportation vehicles.

Program can be changed according to group size, weather and people's conditions. This schedule can be changed according to the groups.  

 

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you are an individual,

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