Duration – 5 day;
Length – 62km,
Height variation – 2300-3597-1350m.,
the best period – July- September.
Day 1 – The distance from Sevaberd village to Akna Lake is 12km. Participants will walk to Akna Lake, where overnight stay will be held. The road goes through mountain bloomed meadows, where participants can see wonderful view of Hatis, Ara, Aragats and other mountains. (3200m). Overnight stay will be arranged in tents near Akna Lake.
Day 2 – Akna Lake – Azhdahak – Kapuyt Lake (13km)
Day 3 – Kapuyt Lake – Spitakasar (3555m) – Vishap Lake (6km)
Day 4 – Vishap Lake – Kaqavaberd – Azat River Valley (13km)
Day 5 – Gayladzor – Aghjots Vank – Havuts Tar Monastery – Garni Temple (18km)
Participants will be transferred from Garni to Yerevan by vehicle.
The program cost is:
in case of 10-person group – per person – 165 000drams,
in case of 12-person group – per person – 153 000drams,
in case of 14-person group – per person – 142 000drams.
– transfer of participants,
– guide service,
– food (cook),
– tent camping service (tents, mattresses, lanterns and etc).
During the hike, participants’ gears will be transferred by off-road vehicles from village to camp, so they will only carry small backpacks. Depending on weather forecast, route sequence may be changed or completely removed from the program by replacing with another one. Depending on number of participants, preparedness, walking speed, certain changes to each route may apply, in order to ensure effectiveness of the program. During hikes, lunch breaks will be arranged in the field conditions by pre-prepared food packs. Guides are always equipped with first-aid up-to-date boxes, raincoats relevant to the number of participants, radio connection. For overnight stays, necessary camp items used are designed for mountain conditions.
Participants should have their sleeping bags designed for -100C weather condition, hiking pole, cap and sunscreen.