Mount Ararat National Park

Situated in the Eastern Anatolian Region in Turkey, the national park area is located within the borders of the city, Agrı. Being the highest geographical pattern of Turkey with its height of 5.137 m., the national park embracing the Mount Ararat and the perimeter attracts attention with its opportunities of mountaineering and mountain eco-tourism in particular. The fact that worldwide known Flood, highly significant in terms of divine religions and the area where the Noah's Ark landed are located within the Mount Ararat National Park has contributed to the area to gain a unique historical and cultural merit.

The Mount Ararat where the bush walkers and photograph lovers show great interest thanks to its natural beauties consists of three areas where the Great Ararat and Little Ararat and Meteor Crater as well the Noah's Ark are situated. The second biggest meteor crater on earth, after the meteor crater in Alaska, is located within the boundaries of Mount Ararat National Park. The glacier on the summit of Mount Ararat is the biggest glacier in Turkish soil.

Flora: The flora in the Mount Ararat National Park is composed of plants such as Juniper, Conifer, Carpinus, Birch, Caucasian Clover, Red Clover, White Clover, Bird Vetch, Wild Trefoil, Bromus Inermis, Meadow Foxtail, Festuca Prantensis, Wild Barley, Wild Wheat, and Wild Rye.

Fauna:  The National Park nests the mammals such as Grey Partridge, Rock Partridge, Grey Partridge, Vulture, Wild Sheep, Hook-Horn Mountain Goat, Fox, Wolf, Rabbit, Wild Cat, Wild Boar as well as fish species such as Trout and Carp along with some insects and reptile species.