Enjoy 10 days off roading both in Armenia and Artsakh. Explore our country driving qualified 4x4 vehicles.
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. In the process of routes’ development, securing safety was taken into account, according to which the main part of the trails are accessible for off-road vehicles and in case of any necessity it is possible to arrange evacuation of participants;
- Guide services (1 English speaking guide)
- Overnights in Hotels, B&B
- Transportation service
- Dinners, lunches
The price does not include.
Arrival early morning and transfer to Hotel. 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.
The participants will depart to Garni Temple, the only temple preserved from pagan times (1st century). After the temple tour the cars will transfer the participants to the Azat river gorge, where they will see and admire the Symphony of Stones. After lunch the participants will visit Geghard Monastery (4-13th century), which is a unique architectural example of cave churches. After walking around tour of the monastery the participants will be transferred by cars to the Geghard plato to admire the grandeur of the gorge. Dinner and overnight stay in Yerevan. Route length – 100 km Off road route length – 15 km Duration – 8-9 hours
The participants depart to Vayots Dzor region, first visit Areni wine factory, followed by an excursion in Noravanq monastery complex. After lunch the off road uplift to Smbataberd starts, which is one of the biggest defensive strongholds of mid-century Armenia. After walking around tour of Smbataberd the participants will move to the Tsakhats Kar monastery, which is located on the opposite hill of the stronghold. In the evening in Shatin village the participants will have an opportunity to view with binoculars the bezoar goats, registered in the red book, freely walking in nature. Dinner and overnight stay in the hotel of Yeghegis. Route length – 300 km Off road route length – 16 km Duration – 10 hours
During the journey to one of the miracles of Syunyats World – Ukhtasar the participants will see thousands of petroglyphs carved by pre-human beings with stone tools, which are dated 6-7000 BC. Lunchbox, dinner and overnight stay in Sisian. Route length – 150 km Off road route length – 60 km Duration – 8 hours
The participants will depart to Old Harjis settlement, which is one of the oldest villages of Vorotan gorge. It is distinguished with its buildings, unique cross-stones (khachkars), gravestones, as well as the breathtaking beauty of the gorge. After Harjis the participants will visit Tatev, travelling to the monastery by the world’s longest ropeway Tatever. After the walk around tour of the monastery and lunch the participants will continue the off road tour to Barzravan village. The whole route passes through the Vorotan gorge and differs with its unique beauty. Dinner and overnight stay in Goris. Route length – 110 km Off road route length – 30 km Duration – 11 hours
The participants depart to Artsakh, on the way they visit the old cave settlement of Khndzoresk. After checking in the hotel in Shushi they start a city walking tour to the fortress, St. Amenaprkich church, Jdrduz (canyon). If desired, the participants can hike to the Hunot canyon and admire the beauty of waterfalls called Zontikner (the length of the hiking route – 5 km, 2-3 hours). Route type – off road Route length – 140 km Off road route length – 10 km Duration – 8 hours
From Shushi the participants depart to Stepanakert, the capital city of the Republic of Artsakh. After city walking tour the road will continue to the monument called “We and our mountains”, later Gandzasar monastery (130th century), which is registered among the top 7 Armenian architectural creations. After Gandzasar the participants will travel to Dadivanq (4-14th century). The road lay through Tartar river gorge, which differs with its magnificent rocks and forests. Overnight stay in tents, near Dadivanq, on the shore of Tartar river. Route length – 160 km Off road route length – 0 km Duration – 9 hours
The participants depart to Zaur hot water springs, which is a hot mineral water geyser. The participants will have an opportunity to swim in the basin. After lunch they will continue the road to Sevan. Depended on time available, it’s also possible to drive up to the Armaghan mountain, which has a crater lake on its summit. Dinner and overnight stay in Sevan. Route length – 230 km Off road route length – 50 km Duration – 10 hours
The participants will depart to Sevanavanq, after walking around tour of it they will move to Bjni. Here the participants will go up to Mayravanq by cars, wherefrom amazing view opens on Geghama mountains, Ararat mountain etc. In Bjni after walking around tour of the fortress and the church the participants will travel back to Yerevan. Dinner and overnight stay in Yerevan. Route length – 80 km Off road route length – 20 km Duration – 7 hours
Free Day, Departure