10 Days Trekking Tour In Armenia

10 Days Trekking Tour in Armenia

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We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Yerevan

Stop At: Yerevan, Yerevan
Arrival in Zvartnots International Airport of Yerevan
Duration: 15 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in Yerevan

Day 2: City Tour in Yerevan

Stop At: Yerevan, Yerevan
Arrival early morning and transfer to Hotel. Rest in Hotel. Breakfast. The excursion starts with visit to Matenadaran Museum, which houses a unique collection of ancient manuscripts covering such lofty topics as philosophy, law, mathematics, medicine and geography,. After lunch Tour in the City. Conclude the day with a visit to the Genocide Monument and Museum. Lunch/Dinner, overnight in Yerevan.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in Yerevan

Day 3: Geghama Mountains- Sevaberd- Lake Akna

Stop At: Lake Aknalich, Armenia
The climb to Geghama Mountains starts from the Village Sevaberd of Kotayk region. After crossing about 12km road, participants reach Lake Akna, where the first camp for overnight stay will be installed. Camp and other items will be transported by off-road vehicles. Route lengths - 12km Height variation: Sevaberd village- 2100m Akna Lake - 3030m
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in Camp

Day 4: Lake Akna- Azhdahak

Stop At: Azhdaak Mountain, Geghard Armenia
Crossing about 8km length route from the Lake Akna, participants will overcome the highest pick of Geghama Mountains: Mount Azhdahak. Mt. Azhdahak has a beautiful crater, where the Lake Azhdahak of 8m depth is situated. The Lake is famous with astonishing purity of its water. The route is continued from Azhdahak to a nearby pond, where participants will spend an overnight stay. (As per wish of participants, it is possible to reach the pick of Mount Tar by 30 minutes long hike from Azhdahak and see Crater Lake of the Mount as well). Route length - 10km Height variation: Lake Akna- 3030m Azhdahak- 3597m Azhdahak Camp 3100m
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Camp

Day 5: Azhdahak- Vanki Lake- Geghard Plateu

Stop At: Geghard, Geghard, Kotayk Province
The route will continue from Azhdahak to Vanki Lake, or “Vishap” Lake. The route is popular with thousands of 7000-8000 years old rock-carvings. Vanki Lake is known for its vishapakars: giant stones installed more than 6-7000 years ago. The route continues to the Plateau located up from the Village Geghard, which has a magnificent view of surrounding mountains, Azat Gorge, Mount Ararat and etc. An overnight stay will be held in Geghard Plateau. The Route length – 15km Height variation: Azhdahak Camp 3100m Vanki Lake -2800m. Geghard platou-2200
Duration: 10 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight in Camp

Day 6: Geghard Plateu- Havuts Tar Monastery- Garni Temple- Geghard Monastery- Yerevan

Stop At: Garni, Garni, Kotayk Province
From Geghard Plateau the route leads us to medieval Monastery of Havuts Tar located in the territory of Khosrov State Reserve. After the visit, participants will go down to the Gorge of Azat River, cross over medieval bridge and climb up to Garni Pagan Temple by enjoying stone-symphony shaped in the Gorge. Pagan Temple dates back to the 1stcentury. After the tour, participants will be transported to Geghard Monastery, which has its important role in Armenian seven famous Architectures. The Monastery is popular by its structures dug out of the cliff rocks. An overnight stay will be held in Yerevan City. The route length – 10km: Height variation: Geghard platou-2200 Garni gorge-1330 Garni tample-1400
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnigt in Yerevan

Day 7: Yerevan- Sevan- Sevanavank Monastery- Dilijan- Goshavank Monastery- Yerevan

Stop At: Sevan, Sevan, Lake Sevan, Gegharkunik Province
Tour to the Lake Sevan will start in the morning. Tour participants will reach Lake Sevan, one of the largest high-altitude lakes in the world. The lake is at an altitude of 1,950m above sea level. Sevan is famous for its different kinds of fish, particular for ishkhan, which means “princely fish.” Sevanavank Monastery (9th c.), located on a peninsula will be the next destination for the group to reach. Lunch to be arranged during the tour. Tour to Dilijan, Tavush region Group of participants will visit Goshavank Monastery, which was founded by Mkhitar Gosh, the Armenian scientist, chronologist, fabulist and author of the first code of law. There are excellent examples of memorial khachkars (cross stones) on the site, the best of them being one carved by the master craftsman Poghos. Return to Yerevan .
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in Yerevan

Day 8: Yerevan- Echmiadzin- Kari Lake

Stop At: Echmiadzin Monastery Complex, Vagharshapat 1101 Armenia
Located 30 min outside of the city and considered one of the holiest cities in Armenia. This former capital is now home to the Supreme Catholicos of the Armenian Apostolic Orthodox faith. The main Cathedral was founded by St.Gregory in 303 B.C and sits on a former pagan shrine. Visit of the church of Hripsime, dedicated to the martyred Christian virgin. After lunch participants will be transported to Kari Lake (3207m) by vehicle. Dinner and overnight in camp. Kari Lake camp – 3207m or 3100m
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in Camp

Day 9: Kari Lake- Southern Peak of Mt. Aragats- Yerevan

Stop At: Aragats, Aragats, Aragatsotn
From Kari lake participantes will start hiking to the Southern peak of Aragats Mountain (3879m). According to wish of participants and depending on weather conditions, it may be possible to climb up to Western Peak as well. Hiking length – 15km (in case of Southern Pick only); Return to Yerevan. Height variation: Kari Lake – 3207m. Southern peak – 3879m
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in Yerevan

Day 10: Yerevan

Stop At: Zvartnots International Airport, Yerevan, Armenia
Departure to the Airport.
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.