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Duration: 7 days/ 6 nights
Location: Armenia
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Adrenaline Multi-Activity Tour in Armenia

 

Multi-Activity Tour is created for all those who love adrenaline and seek for the most removed from tourist view corners of Armenia. The trip includes such activities as rock climbing, caving, zip-line, horse riding, and mountain climbing. During the trip you will visit authentic family run guesthouses, try homemade organic food, and enjoy the outstanding views, which will remain in the memory for the whole life.

 

Day 1 – Leisure day in Yerevan

Arrival, meeting at Zvartnots International Airport, transfer to the hotel and check in. The tour starts with a visit to Yerevan Brandy Company, where you will have an excursion around the factory and tasting of some fine Armenian brandy. Armenian brandy is well known all over the world due to its great light taste. Due to unique endemic grape sorts and sunny favorable climate the country produces the excellent drink. Then you will continue your walking tour around Yerevan and will have stops at the most popular must-see sights as well as explore hidden narrow streets and old buildings of the city. The dinner will be arranged in the national restaurant with local food and ethnic songs and dances. In the evening enjoy your free time in Yerevan known for its cozy cafes, bars, pubs or just take a walk to the Republic Square and watch an amazing colorful show of dancing fountains.

Day 2 – Rock climbing in the Hell Canyon

After breakfast, you will visit Khor Virap Monastery – the closest view point on Biblical Mount Ararat. You will continue the trip to the Hell Canyon to take part in your first adventure, rock climbing. Here routes for beginners and experienced climbers are designed. For lunch you will take master class from your guide and prepare delicious Armenian BBQ in the countryside. In the evening, you will visit the family-run farmhouse for dinner, rest and overnight. Home-made dishes, nice talks and family atmosphere will be a great finale of this day.

Day 3 – Caving Day

The third adventure day will begin with breakfast, fresh coffee after which you will have a trip to Areni village famous for its endemic sort of Areni Grape and good wines. Here you will visit the local winery, get acquainted with the local wine making techniques and traditions and taste local wines. The next excursion will be in the Magel Cave with many narrow tunnels and wonderful stalactites, this cave is well known for its endemic bat groups living inside. The trip will continue to Noravank Monastery – one of the jewels of Armenian medieval architecture. Lunch will be served in the cave-restaurant. Next, you will visit one of the most famous caves of Armenia – Areni 1, where during the recent excavations archaeologists have discovered the oldest wine making facilities and the oldest shoe (4 -3 nd millennium BC). After the excursion, you will be transferred to your hotel located in the evocate place surrounded with mountains for dinner rest and overnight. The hotel provides a swimming pool, a gym, and mountain bikes for evening activities.

Day 4 – Hike to Medieval Fortress on the Great Silk Road

After healthy breakfast, we will drive to the hike trailhead. The medieval fortress Smbataberd named after the King Smbat is located on the mountain top on the elevation of 2027m. The great views on the surrounding mountain cliffs and villages amaze from the distance. You will have picnic lunch. The trip will continue by the Great Silk Road to Selim Caravanserai, where medieval traders used to stop for a night. Here time seems frozen and nothing has changed from ancient times. Some more kilometers drive and you will see amazing Lake Sevan – the second highest fresh water lake in the world located at an altitude of 1900 m. above sea. Here you will visit Hayravank Monastery at the lake. You will stay at Apaga resort located on the hilltop, surrounded by lash forests and deep canyons for dinner and overnight.

Day 5 – Zip-line & horse ride

After open air fresh breakfast you will have free time to take part in zip-line and fly over 200 – 300 m deep canyon. Lunch will be served in the resort. Then you will have an opportunity to take horseback walk through the surrounding hills and forests. After dinner, we will drive to the slope of Mount Aragats to set our camp at the altitude of 3200 m. Overnight and rest at the camp (sleeping bags and mats are provided for free)

Day 6 – Climb to Mount Aragats

Early in the morning, you will enjoy breakfast and hot tea with cakes and jam. The adventure will start with a walk to Stone Lake where begins the climbing route to Mount Aragats Southern Peak – 3879 m. Clear weather provides the breathtaking view of Mount Ararat.  After reaching the destination you will enjoy picnic lunch and then take an ascent to the camp. After packing the tents we will drive down to visit Saghmosavank Monastery. In June – September local Ezidi shepherds can be met en route; they offer fresh yogurt and cheese. We will drive back to Yerevan, check in at the hotel. Free evening in Yerevan.

Day 7 – Departure day

This day is leisure and shopping day, you will visit the local flea market Vernissage for buying unique national souvenirs for your dearests and food markets offering the wide range of national products, fruits, and vegetables. Your transfer to the airport will be 2,5 hours prior to your flight. Departure.

 

The price of the tour per person is 1,030 EUR

Single supplement is 72 EUR

 

The price of the tour includes:

  • Airport /hotel airport transfers
  • All transfers on comfortable 4WD drive vehicle
  • Accommodation in double room (basic amenities)
  • Meals: Full board
  • Wine and brandy tastings
  • Professional English / German speaking instructor service
  • Equipment

 

GENERAL CHECKLIST

  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket
  • Waterproof shell jacket (preferably breathable fabric)
  • Lightweight thermal gloves
  • Underwear
  • Lightweight cotton long trousers/pants
  • Sun hat or scarf
  • T-shirts (2)
  • Thin, lightweight (inner socks)
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • Head lamp (eg Petzl) spare bulbs & batteries
  • Basic First Aid Kit (see First Aid Medicine below)
  • Plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
  • Toiletries (cream)
  • Footwear appropriate to the trip
  • Waterproof shell trousers/pants (preferably breathable fabric

We offer the most affordable prices for tours to Armenia!        Book now!