Day 1: Excursion to the spiritual center of Armenia – Ejmiatsin town. Visiting Ejmiatsin Cathedral, Hripsime and Zvartnots monasteries (7c.).
Day 2 (10km): Hike to ancient monasteries located in the dark forests of Dilijan National Park: Jukhtak, Matosavank and Aghavnavank. ► Excursion to Haghartsin monastery.
Day 3 (5km): Hike to Bardzrakash and Kobayr medieval monasteries.
Day 4 (10km): Hike to Mayravank monastery. ► Visiting Bjni fortress. bathing in hot springs with healing water.
Day 5 (5km): Excursion to Khor virap Monastery. ► Hike to Smbataberd fortress (1950m, 400m elevation). ► Visiting Noravank monastery (14c.), where we will see the bas-relief of the first image of God the Father. Spending the night in Vayots Dzor District.
Day 6: Escursions: The longest ropeway in the world – Tatever ► Tatev Monastery ► Karahunj Ancient Observatory.
Day 7 (7km): Ascent to Artanish mountain (2460m, 500m elevation). The summit of Artanish is the only place, from which you can see whole Sevan lake. The view is really amazing. ► Excursion to Sevanavank Monastery (7c.).
Day 8: Excursions to Garni Pagan Temple (1c.) and Geghard Cave Monastery (13c.). ► Visiting Byurakan observatory, where we will enjoy star observation.
Day 9 (10km): Ascent to Aragats mountain (South Peak, 3879m, 670m elevation). ► Excursion to Amberd Fortress (10c.).
Day 10: Free day in Yerevan. We will help you to schedule your day.
|Transport and the services of guide and translator||1-2 per.||3-6 per.||7-13 per.|
The lunches of 2-9 days and all planned admission tickets costs 40€ per person.
Season: June 1 – September 30
With minor modifications, the tour may be organised in any time of the year.
- Sun Hat + Warm Hat
- Waterproof Jacket
- 2 Rain Ponchos
- 3-5 Т-shirts
- 2 Trekking Trousers
- 3-5 pairs of socks
- Trekking boots
- Additional pair of shoes
- One day backpack
- Rain cover for backpack
- Walking Poles (optional)
- Sun Glasses
- Sit pad (optional)
- Mug, Spoon, Knife
- Thermos (optional)
- Flashlight (Headlamp preferable)
- Personal medical kit
- Personal care