Rock Climbing in Armenia – 7 days

7 days/6 nights
Small Group (2-13)
Any Date
Full Board
Age: 18+
Price:
By request

The Highlights of the Tour

Climb the most extreme rocks in Armenia Experience real adrenaline Taste the most popular kinds of Armenian wine Enjoy the view of azure lake Sevan Have a trip to the historical sight Khor Virap Monastery located amidst Ararat Valley

ITINERARY

Introduction

Mountainous Armenia is an excellent place for all fans of rock climbing. Would you like to experience real extreme emotions in Armenia? Then we are happy to present you our new exclusive Rock Climbing Tour to Armenia which was developed by our professionals. Choosing this tour package you will climb the most extreme rocks in Armenia under the guidance of our most experienced professional climbers. Moreover, during your free time you will visit amazing ancient sights of the country and even taste the most popular kinds of Armenian wine.

Day 1 - Arrival - Yerevan City Tour - Khor Virap - Chiva

After your arrival at the airport and transfer to the hotel you'll have a city tour around Yerevan- the ancient capital of Armenia. According to the cuneiform inscription of Urartian King Argishti Yerevan was built in 782 AD. The trip will continue to the south of Armenia to Khor Virap Monastery, a historic site located amidst the Ararat Valley. The monastery was built on the place of the royal prison in Artashat. Here in the royal prison, Gregory the Illuminator suffered for 13 years for preaching Christianity in Armenia in the 3rd century. Then we will take you to the Armenian village Chiva (or Areni depending on the season). Here you will enjoy tasty and eco rustic dinner and then have an overnight in the local cozy cottage.
Overnight: Hotel in Chiva
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 2 - Climbing training in the gorge of Hell Canyon

After breakfast, you will have a climbing training in the gorge of Hell Canyon for a full day (working with a rope, climbing history, learning the technique of climbing). The lunch will be held on the spot, you will have lunch boxes. At the end of the day, you will return to the village, have dinner and then have a rest at the cottage.
Overnight: Hotel in Chiva
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 - Climbing training in the gorge of Hell Canyon

This day you will also have a climbing training in the gorge of Hell Canyon for a full day (working with a rope, climbing history, learning the technique of climbing) and then return to the village.
Overnight: Hotel in Chiva
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 - Smbataberd - Noravank - Magellan - Areni

This is a rest day of our programme. After breakfast, you will have a hiking tour to the medieval fortress of Smbataberd. The tour will continue to Noravank Monastery located in a beautiful valley of red rocks and visit to the caves Magellan and Areni 1. You will visit Areni village known for its local wine production. Here those who wish will try Areni local wines. At the end of the day, you will return to the village, have a rustic dinner and then have a rest at the cottage.
Overnight: Hotel in Chiva
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 - Climbing training in the gorge Amaghu

After breakfast, you will have a climbing training in the gorge of Amaghu for a full day (working with a rope, climbing history, learning the technique of climbing). The lunch will be held on the spot, you will have lunch boxes. At the end of the day, you will return to the village, have dinner and then have a rest at the cottage.
Overnight: Hotel in Chiva
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 - Climbing training in the gorge Amaghu

This day you will also have a climbing training in the gorge of Amaghu for a full day (working with a rope, climbing history, learning the technique of climbing) and then return to the village.
Overnight: Hotel in Chiva
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 - Selim Pass - Hayravank - Lake Sevan - Departure

This day you will head to Gegharkunik region. First, you will stop to enjoy the famous Selim Pass and to visit Selim Caravanserai. A little later you will see a view of the lake Sevan - the “blue pearl of Armenia” and one of the highest freshwater lakes in the world located at about 2000 meters above sea level. Here you will visit Hayravank Monastery. After the tour, you will enjoy the farewell dinner on the shores of Lake Sevan with beautiful views and tasty local dishes. This day you will be transferred to the airport for departure.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

REVIEWS

ACCOMMODATION

Ashot & Gohar Guesthouse

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 city, cash in regions), moneybelt, laptop/tablet/phone, chargers, 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 evening, sandals, umbrella, sun protection, sun glasses, sunhat

Winter:

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

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

GUARANTEED TOUR DATES

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Sunday

Mar 31, 2019

from Yerevan
7
days
Saturday

Apr 6, 2019

to Yerevan

AUD

13

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Monday

May 6, 2019

from Yerevan
7
days
Sunday

May 12, 2019

to Yerevan

AUD

13

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Sunday

Jun 2, 2019

from Yerevan
7
days
Saturday

Jun 8, 2019

to Yerevan

AUD

13

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Sunday

Aug 4, 2019

from Yerevan
7
days
Saturday

Aug 10, 2019

to Yerevan

AUD

13

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Sunday

Sep 8, 2019

from Yerevan
7
days
Saturday

Sep 14, 2019

to Yerevan

AUD

13

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Any Day

Any date

from Yerevan
7
days
Individual

Sep 14, 2019

to Yerevan

AUD

2+

Spaces left
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Sunday

Mar 31, 2019

from Yerevan
7
days
Saturday

Apr 6, 2019

to Yerevan
Space left

13

AUD

Monday

May 6, 2019

from Yerevan
7
days
Sunday

May 12, 2019

to Yerevan
Space left

13

AUD

Sunday

Jun 2, 2019

from Yerevan
7
days
Saturday

Jun 8, 2019

to Yerevan
Space left

13

AUD

Sunday

Aug 4, 2019

from Yerevan
7
days
Saturday

Aug 10, 2019

to Yerevan
Space left

13

AUD

Sunday

Sep 8, 2019

from Yerevan
7
days
Saturday

Sep 14, 2019

to Yerevan
Space left

13

AUD

Any Day

Any date

from Yerevan
7
days
Individual

Sep 14, 2019

to Yerevan
Space left

2+

AUD

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