✓ This multi-day hike covers the major part of Armenia.
✓ The program also includes excursions to some top tourist attractions, in order to gain an overall knowledge of the country. Visitors who take part in the tour not only savour the experience of feeling at one with nature, they also enjoy the rare opportunity to visit ancient monuments nestled in remote areas far from any village and which can only be reached on foot.
✓ The hikes are without heavy backpacks and do not require special training. This routes are thus suitable for both beginners and experienced hikers.
✓ We also take into consideration the numerous feedback from our guests during developing this tour.
1 day: ► Meeting at the airport: we will meet guests irrespective of the time and date of arrival. ► At 4pm we meet in FindArmenia hostel and go to the spiritual center of Armenia, Echmiadzin. ► Armenia is the first nation to adopt Christianity in AD 301, and visiting the Echmiadzin Cathedral, Hripsime temple and ruins of Zvartnots church you will know more interesting about that mysterious historical period. At the evening we will organize walking excursion in Yerevan.
2 day: 7km, 510m, 240km. ► Ascent to Artanish mountain (2460m). The summit of Artanish is the only place, from which you can see the whole Sevan lake. The view is really amazing. ► Swimming in Sevan Lake. ► Excursion to Sevanavank monastery (7c.).
3 day: 10km, 655m, 300km. ► Hike to one of the largest fortresses of Armenia, Smbataberd fortress (10-13cc., 1950m) and Tsakhats Kar monastery (10c., 2100m).
Day 4: 10km, 580m, 240km. ► Hike to impregnable Maiden fortress located in the dark forests of Dilijan National Park. ► Visiting Haghartsin monastery.
Day 5: 8km, 450m, 100km. ► Hike to Mayravank monastery. ► 2km hike to Bjni fortress. ► Bathing in hot springs with healing water.
Day 6: 2km, 279m, 80km. ► Excursion to Erebuni fortress (782y. B.C.), the ruins of ancient Yerevan, one of the oldest towns in the World. ► Excursion to Garni pagan temple (1c.). ► Excursion to Geghard cave monastery (13c.). ► Walk to “Stone Symphony” nature attraction.
Day 7: 10km, 670m, 120km. ► Ascent to Aragats mountain (South Peak, 3879m). ► Excursion to Amberd Fortress (10c.).
Day 8: ► Free day (shopping, souvenirs, museums). ► Transfer to the airport: irrespective of the time and date of departure.
- Guide services (English excursions)
- Three meals a day
- Accommodation: FindArmenia hostel (may be replaced by another one of the same or higher class)
- Transfer and meeting at the airport
- All planned entrance tickets
- Medical insurance
Does not include:
- Plane tickets
- Museums in Yerevan
- Sun hat + warm hat
- Waterproof jacket
- 2 rain ponchos
- 3-5 t-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
Contact us for ordering the tour.