7 unforgettable days in Armenian mountains,combining both cultural and adventurous trip. .
1. Please be tolerant to the fact, that depending on weather forecasts, the sequence of routes may be changed or totally removed from the program: being replacing by another route to ensure program efficiency;
2. During skiing days lunch breaks will be held in field conditions by pre-prepared food packages;
3. Guides always have first aid modern box and radio-connectivity;
4. Participantes must have sleeping bag (comfort rating -5C )for overnight on Aragats meteostation.
- all necessary transfers during the trip;
- accommodation - double/twin rooms:
- Lunches, dinners;
- Mountain guides on ski-tours
- All entrance fees.
The price does not include.
Arrival early morning and transfer to Hotel. Rest in Hotel. Breakfast at 10:00 am. The excursion starts at 11:00am 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.
Located not far from Yerevan; the ascend starts from village Aragyugh and passes through a forest with fascinating view to Mount Aragats, Mount Ararat and others. On the way back, we will visit Saghmosavanq monastery complex. Dinner and overnight in Aghveran- Arthurs resort. Roundtrip: 14 km (7km ascend) Altitude change: from 1700 to 2577m
Located less than half an hour away from Yerevan, in western outskirts of Geghama mountain range (total length of 57km). There is a fascinating view of Ararat valley and surrounding mountains from the Summit. We will ascend 6 km - about 800 meters altitude gain, and will ski down to Kaputan village. By the end of the ski tour, we will visit the pagan temple of Garni. Garni temple is the unique survived example of heathen culture in Armenia. King Trdat the First ordered building the temple in the first century A.D. and dedicated it to the God of Sun. Thereafter, we will visit Geghard monastery (listed by UNESCO), one of the masterpieces of the 13th century Armenian architecture. We will spend the night in Garni village. Roundtrip: 12 km (6km ascend) Altitude change: from 1750 to 2528m
Cultural tour. hor Virap's notability as a monastery and pilgrimage site is attributed to the fact that Gregory the Illuminator was initially imprisoned there for 14 years by King Trdat III of Armenia. Monastery is located in front of Mount Ararat. Thereafter we will visit Noravanq monastery (12-15 century) and will taste delicious wines at Areni vinery. Dinner and overnight stay at Yeghegis in the eco-hotel.
Climbing to the range of Vardenis from Vardahovit village. Dinner and overnight in Yeghegis. Climbing up 7 km. Altitude change 2050- 2800m.
Starting from Goghtanik village to Teksar range . Skiing down to the same village. Trasfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight in Yeghegis. Climbing up 6 km Altitude change 1850-2900m.
By the end of the ski tour to Mount Sevsar we will head to Lake Sevan, one of the largest high-altitude lakes in the world. The Lake is at an altitude of 1,950 m above sea level. Sevan is famous for its variety of fishes, particularly the Armenian Ishkhan, which means “prince fish.” We will visit Sevanavank monastery (9th c.), located on a peninsula. Overnight stay in Yerevan Roundtrip: 16 km (8km ascend) Altitude change: from 2400 to 3200m
Free day in Yerevan, deparute.