Mount Ararat and Noah’s Ark Tour

Duration: 3 Day
Departing: Istanbul -Turkey
Pick Up Time: 05:00 am
Pickup Point: Istanbul -Turkey
Dates: Everyday
Highlights: Ishak Pasa Palace, Dogubeyazit Castle, The local museum, Suspected Noah’s Ark Site, Mount Ararat, Fish Lake.


If you are looking for a unique and adventurous travel experience, then the Mount Ararat and Noah’s Ark tour of Turkey with Castle Travel might just be for you. This tour takes you on a journey to the highest peak in Turkey, Mount Ararat, where you will have the opportunity to explore the stunning natural beauty of the region, as well as visit the site where Noah’s Ark is believed to have landed after the Great Flood. The tour is led by experienced guides who are knowledgeable about the history and culture of the region and will make sure that you have an unforgettable experience.

You will have the chance to meet with local people, taste traditional cuisine, and learn about the customs and traditions of the area. The tour includes a visit to the town of Dogubayazit, which is located at the foot of Mount Ararat and is home to a number of historic sites and landmarks. You will also have the chance to hike to the summit of Mount Ararat, which is over 16,000 feet high and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.

Overall, the Mount Ararat and Noah’s Ark tour of Turkey with Castle Travel is an excellent opportunity to explore one of the most beautiful and historic regions of the world. Whether you are an experienced adventurer or just looking for a unique travel experience, this tour is sure to provide you with memories that will last a lifetime.

Embark on a 3-day adventure to explore Mount Ararat and Noah’s Ark in Eastern Turkey. The tour begins with an early morning transfer from Istanbul to Ağrı. After a connecting flight, you will arrive at AJI Airport where your guide will meet you.

Thank you for choosing our tour package! Here is an overview and an itinerary for your trip to Dogubeyazit and Mount Ararat:

DAY1: : Discover Dogubeyazit

Itinerary: On the first day, you will discover the town of Dogubeyazit. Visit the magnificent Ishak Pasa Palace, an architectural marvel of the Ottoman era. Explore the Dogubeyazit Castle and the local museum to delve into the region’s history. The tour also includes a stop at the Suspected Noah’s Ark Site, surrounded by legends, and a chance to witness the unique blend of Armenian villages and the Turkey-Iranian border.
Overview Fly from Istanbul to Ağrı and meet with your guide. From there, you will drive to the tour point where you will explore several highlights in Dogubeyazit. These include:

  • Ishak Pasa Palace: Visit this magnificent palace known for its stunning architecture and historical significance. Discover the different sections of the palace, including the harem, mosque, and throne room.
  • Dogubeyazit Castle: Explore the ruins of the ancient Dogubeyazit Castle, which offers panoramic views of the surrounding area and a glimpse into the region’s history.
  • The local museum: Immerse yourself in the local culture and history by visiting the museum, where you can see various artifacts and exhibits showcasing the area’s heritage.
  • Suspected Noah’s Ark Site: Visit the site that is believed by some to be the resting place of Noah’s Ark. Explore the area and learn about the theories surrounding this historical site.

At the end of the day, you will drive to your hotel in Ağrı for an overnight stay.

DAY2: Trek to Mount Ararat

Itinerary: The second day is dedicated to trekking towards Mount Ararat. You will reach the first base camp at approximately 3200 meters. As you ascend, you will be amazed by the breathtaking vistas and the snow-covered peaks of Mount Ararat. The legends of Noah’s Ark add a profound and touching dimension to this extraordinary experience.

Overview: Prepare for an exciting adventure as you embark on a trek to Mount Ararat. Located in the eastern part of Turkey, Mount Ararat offers breathtaking scenery and a challenging climb. Enjoy the thrill of the trek and take in the stunning views along the way.

At the end of the journey, you will drive back to your hotel in Ağrı for another overnight stay.

DAY3: Dogubeyazit’s Natural Wonders

Itinerary: : On the third day, immerse yourself in the natural wonders of Dogubeyazit. Visit Fish Lake, an oasis of serenity, and witness the mesmerizing spectacle of hot springs and geysers that showcase the raw power of nature. You will also have the opportunity to encounter nomadic people and their traditional tents, gaining insight into their deeply rooted way of life.

Overview: On the last day of your tour, you will explore the natural wonders of Dogubeyazit. Visit Fish Lake, a picturesque lake surrounded by beautiful scenery, where you can relax and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere.
Finally, you will drive to Ağrı Airport for your flight back to Istanbul, concluding your trip.

We hope you have a memorable experience exploring the rich cultural heritage, historical sites, and natural beauty of Dogubeyazit and Mount Ararat!


⦁ Please note that the program is subject to changes based on flight schedules, availability, and local conditions.
⦁ This all-inclusive, private guided tour includes a professional English-speaking tour guide, comfortable transportation in a fully air-conditioned vehicle, and comprehensive entrance fees. Let the expert guide take care of the logistics while you explore the history, beauty, and authenticity of Dogubeyazit.

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