Expedition Tour in Armenia

18 days/17 nights
Small Group (2-13)
Any Date
Breakfast
Age: 15+
Price:
7,174CAD

The Highlights of the Tour

Start your trekking in Khosrov Natural Reserve and enjoy fantastic views during the way Conquer the mysterious peaks of Geghama Mountain Range Meet the daybreak in awesome camping areas surrounded by untouched nature and see off the sunset by the campfire Admire the beauty of azure Lake Sevan - the highest freshwater lake in the region and the gem of Armenian nature Enjoy hiking through dense forests with unique hermit houses and reach the mysterious Lastiver Caves
Expedition Tour in Armenia

ITINERARY

Introduction

With its majestic mountains, velvet hills, mysterious caves, and stunning gorges Armenia is on the top list of world great trekking destinations. Our Expedition Tour will let you experience all the beauties of Armenian untouched nature, get adrenaline and conquer the stunning peaks. The programme includes 18 life-enriching days full of adventures like trekking, climbing, camping in breathtaking areas and visiting historical masterpieces. During the expedition accompanied by our professional guides, you will conquer the peaks of mysterious Geghama Range, climb to Aragats South Peak, marvel at sky-blue crater lakes, and hold your breath standing at the edge of deep canyons. That is your chance to run away from ordinary days and enjoy a life full of adventures!

Day 1 - Arrival - Yerevan

Day 2 - Garni - Havuts Tar Plato

Garni Temple - Havuts Tar - Khosrov Reserve
That will be your first day of exciting adventures. First you will reach Garni village where the trekking will start. The village is well known for its Garni temple that is the only preserved example of Hellenistic architecture in the Caucasus region. Your trekking will start from the temple. The trail will take you down to the canyon and then up to the ruins of Havuts Tar church located in the very heart of Khosrov Natural Reserve on the left banks of Azat River. The church is very rarely visited by tourists due to its location. However, those who manage to reach it will be rewarded by the fantastic view of the surrounded mountains opening from the hill. The average duration of the trekking will be 4-5 hours and the height difference about 1000 m.
Overnight: Camping in Geghama Gorge
Duration: 4-5 hours
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Asc | Desc: 1000 m (980 m - 2000 m)

Day 3 - Geghama Range Plato - Badi Lake

Day 4 - Azhdahak - Akna Lake

Day 5 - Akna Lake - Tsaghkashen - Martuni

Day 6 - Armaghan Mount - Artanish

Day 7 - Artanish Mount - Ijevan - Apaga Resort

Day 8 - Lastiver - Okon

Day 9 - Okon - Atan

Day 10 - Dsegh - Haghpat

Day 11 - Haghpat - Sanahin - Saghmosavank - Byurakan

Day 12 - Amberd - Kari Lake

Day 13 - Aragats South Peak - Gegharot

Day 14 - Aragats - Yerevan

Day 15 - Khor Virap - Smbataberd - Zorats Karer - Sisian

Day 16 - Ltsen - Tatev

Day 17 - Tatev - Devil's Bridge - Noravank - Yerevan

Day 18 - Free day - Departure

INCLUSIONS/EXCLUSIONS

The tour price includes

  • Private airport transfers according to your flight information
  • Accommodation (3* / double rooms / 17 nights)
  • Breakfast
  • All transfers in air conditioned vehicles
  • English speaking hiking guide service for all days
  • All admission fees
  • 1 bottle (0.5 litre) of water per day per person
  • 24-hour office support
  • Local mountain guide service where needed

The tour price doesn't include

  • Flights (available upon request)
  • Visa fee
  • Medical insurance
  • Single supplement
  • Additional night
  • 4* supplement (NOTE: 4* hotels are available depending on the region)

TRIP REVIEWS (0)

TRIP MAP

map-Expedition Tour in Armenia
map-Expedition Tour in Armenia

WHY BOOK WITH ARARA

CENTRAL LOCATED HOTELS

We choose only the best hotels located in the city center close to the main sights.

GUIDES WITH 5+ YEAR EXPERIENCE

We work only with professional guides and guides who have experience in tourism for more than 5 years.

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.

Overnight in regions

We provide accommodation in the regions which allows our tourists not to get tired of a long journey, experience the full color of Armenia and minimize driving distance.

TRIP ACCOMMODATION

Cascade (Yerevan)

Qefilyan

Ani Central Inn (Yerevan)

Basen

Amberd (Byurakan)

Guesthouse in Martuni

PACKING CHECKLIST

Documents:

Passport, flight ticket (printed or electronic), insurance, visa (if required)

First aid kit:

bandaids/plasters, special medicine or drugs in permanent use, antibacterial gel/wipes, antiseptic cream, lip balm

Essentials:

Credit/debit cards, cash (cards can be used in the city, cash in regions), moneybelt, laptop/tablet/phone, chargers, a camera with extra memory cards and batteries, outlet adapter

Dressing:

There are no restrictions regarding clothes; scarf or shawl is advisable for churches (obligatory in Georgia for women)

Spring / Autumn:

long pants/jeans, long sleeve blouses, light raincoat, jacket, comfortable waterproof shoes, umbrella

Summer:

T-shirts, shorts, long sleeve blouses for the evening, sandals, umbrella, sun protection, sunglasses, sunhat

Winter:

A warm coat, warm wool sweater, long warm trousers, long boots (waterproof), scarf, gloves

SIMILAR TOURS

Hiking Tour in Armenia

8 days/7 nights
1,206CAD
1,145CAD

Trekking to Azhdahak Mount

5 days/4 nights
1,350CAD

Trekking to Aragats Two Peaks

3 days/2 nights
590CAD
Ask