Adrenaline Multi-Activity Tour in Armenia

7 days/6 nights
Small Group (2-13)
Any Date
Full Board
Age: 18+
Price:
1,641AUD

The Highlights of the Tour

Climbing - Mount Aragats
Visit the 2800-year-old city famous for its extraordinary architecture Enjoy rock climbing, caving, zip-line, horse riding, and mountain climbing Try homemade organic food Hike to the medieval fortress on the Great Silk Road Conquer the Southern Peak of Mount Aragats

ITINERARY

Introduction

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 - Arrival - City tour around Yerevan

Ararat Brandy Factory - Food market
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.
Overnight: Hotel in Yerevan
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2 - Rock climbing in the Hell Canyon

Rock climbing - 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 a 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.
Overnight: Hotel in Yerevan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 - Caving Day

Caving - Noravank
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 winemaking 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.
Overnight: Hotel in Yerevan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 - Hike to Medieval Fortress

Hike to Medieval Fortress
After healthy breakfast, we will drive to the hiking trailhead. The medieval fortress Smbataberd named after the King Smbat is located on the mountain top on the elevation of 2027m. The great views of 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 freshwater lake in the world located at an altitude of 1900 m. above the sea. Here you will visit Hayravank Monastery at the lake. You will stay at Apaga resort located on the hilltop, surrounded by lush forests and deep canyons for dinner and overnight.
Overnight: Hotel in Ijevan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 - Zip-Line - Mount Aragats - Horse Ride

Zip-Line - Mount Aragats - 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)
Overnight: Hotel in Ijevan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 - Climb to Mount Aragats

Climbing - 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.
Overnight: Hotel in Yerevan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 - Free day - Departure

Vernissage - Food Market
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.
Meals: Breakfast

INCLUSIONS/EXCLUSIONS

The tour price includes

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation in double room (basic amenities)
  • Meals: full board
  • All transfers on comfortable 4WD drive vehicle
  • Professional English / German speaking instructor service
  • Equipment
  • 1 bottle (0,5 l) of water per day

The tour price doesn't include

  • Flights
  • Medical insurance

TRIP REVIEWS

George 09.21.2018

Guide: The tour guide was friendly with huge source of information.
Driver: The transportation was good and on time.
Car: The car was comfortable.
Hotels: The hotel was central so I was close to the most public places like restaurants and shopping. it was nice and clean with excellent services
What did you like best in your trip? My tour guide.
What didn’t you like in the trip?
What would you add to your trip? I would add two weeks instead of one week.
Would you recommend our company to your friends? I strongly will recommend this company. With my experience you will have a good service and you will enjoy your tripe.
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Yekaterina 23.09.2016

I would like to express gratitude to all staff of your company who participated in organising our tour. All was in the highest level. After your presentation Armenia with soul-warmth, it is impossible not to fall in love with that wonderful country. Many thanks to our guide Armine for her special attention and interesting stories. Lunches are very delicious, especially in Tavern Yerevan. Also, I like ‘Best View’ hotel very much. I hope I could come to you again.

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TRIP ACCOMMODATION

Cascade

Apaga Resort

Ararat

TRIP MAP

PACKING CHECKLIST

Necessary accessories:

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, headlamp (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)

WHY BOOK WITH ARARA

THE BEST PRICE IN THE MARKET FOR HIGH-QUALITY SERVICE

With Arara you book at first hand from a qualified local Armenian agency. Avoid surcharges applied by intermediaries and save money!

LICENSED AIR CONDITIONED TRANSPORT

We provide our tourists with comfortable air-conditioned transport

3000+ SATISFIED CLIENTS PER YEAR

Every year we get a great number of positive feedback from our clients

Instructors with more than 15 years climbing experience and the first aid certificate

We work only with instructors who have more than 15 years of climbing experience and the first aid certificate

All extreme activities available in Armenia inlcuded

The trip includes rock climbing, caving, zip-line, horse riding, and mountain climbing

Great trip for young generation

GUARANTEED TOUR DATES

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May 19, 2019

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May 25, 2019

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Jun 16, 2019

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Jun 22, 2019

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Jul 14, 2019

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Jul 20, 2019

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Aug 18, 2019

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Aug 24, 2019

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Sep 15, 2019

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Sep 21, 2019

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Sep 21, 2019

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Sunday

May 19, 2019

from Yerevan
7
days
Saturday

May 25, 2019

to Yerevan
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13

1,641 AUD

Sunday

Jun 16, 2019

from Yerevan
7
days
Saturday

Jun 22, 2019

to Yerevan
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13

1,641 AUD

Sunday

Jul 14, 2019

from Yerevan
7
days
Saturday

Jul 20, 2019

to Yerevan
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13

1,641 AUD

Sunday

Aug 18, 2019

from Yerevan
7
days
Saturday

Aug 24, 2019

to Yerevan
Space left

13

1,641 AUD

Sunday

Sep 15, 2019

from Yerevan
7
days
Saturday

Sep 21, 2019

to Yerevan
Space left

13

1,641 AUD

Any Day

Any date

from Yerevan
7
days
Individual

Sep 21, 2019

to Yerevan
Space left

2+

1,805 AUD

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