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Visit or Climb Mount Ararat in Ağri


Mount Ararat is the supposed resting place of Noah's ark. The mountain is a volcanic mountain. The taller peak is 16,945 feet.

A Persian legend denotes the Mount Ararat area as the cradle of civilization.

You can choose to either climb the mountain or view the mountain from its base.

In Turkish Mount Ararat is Ağrı Dağı.

What Can I See When Visiting Mount Ararat?

Depending on if you choose to visit the base or climb to the summit changes what you might see. Near the base of the mountain stands Işak Paşa Saray, a centuries old palace. This palace held civilizations that emerged after the Great Flood.

How Long Does it Take to Walk Around Mount Ararat?

This could take as short as a day trip to Dogubeyazit or a 7 day trek up Mount Ararat.

What Can I Do with Kids at Mount Ararat?

Kids can do the day trips to Mount Ararat.

Is it Good for Kids and Toddlers?

The trek up Mount Ararat is not a good trip for kids and toddlers.

What are the Age Restrictions?

To climb Mount Ararat, you must be at least 16 and in excellent health. This is a very strenuous climb.

Where is Mount Ararat?

Mount Ararat is in the Ağrı province near the city of Dogubeyazit.

How do I get to Mount Ararat?

You need a transport to get to Mount Ararat.

If you travel with SilkRoad Moments, then your transport will be included.

How Much Are Tickets?

Climbing up the mountain is as low ass $960 per person (as of 2021).

Where Can I Get Tickets?

Get more information on climbing Mount Ararat here:

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