Trekking to Azhdahak Mount

5 days/4 nights
Small Group (2-13)
Any Date
Full Board
Age: 16+
Price:
978USD

The Highlights of the Tour

Conquer Azhdahak Mount - the highest peak of the Geghama mountain range Admire the amazing crater lake Explore the ancient petroglyphs Visit the UNESCO object and rocky monastery Geghard Examine the only survived Hellenistic architectural exemplar in the region – Garni Tample
Trekking in Azhdahak

ITINERARY

Introduction

Azhdahak Mount is the volcano in Armenia, the highest peak of Geghama mountains range. It has an elevation of 3,597 m above sea level. Azhdahak Mount is a favorite destination of all trekking lovers. In the crater of the mountain, there is an amazing small lake formed because of the melting snow. From the top of Azhdahak opens an amazing view of the whole Kotayk region, Geghama mountains, Ararat and Lake Sevan. By choosing our tour "Trekking to Azhdahak Mount" you will have an unforgettable journey with our professional guides and conquer the peak of Azhdahak.

Day 1 - Arrival - Sevaberd - Akna Lake

Day 2 - Akna Lake - Azhdahak - Kapuyt Lake

Day 3 - Kapuyt Lake - Petroglyphs - Vank Lake

This day you will trek to Lake Vank located at an altitude of 2,600 m. On the way, you will enjoy the view of colorful summer meadows and cross small rivers. All along the route, you will encounter prehistoric dragon stones, 10-20 feet-long fish-shaped stelae usually near river sources, sometimes with a stream of water flowing from the mouth of the fish. You will also see unique 6000- year-old petroglyphs.
Overnight: Camp at Vank Lake
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Hiking: 10 km/6.2 mi
Asc | Desc: 300 m/984 ft

Day 4 - Vank Lake - Geghard - Garni - Yerevan

Day 5 - Departure

Transfer to the airport, departure

INCLUSIONS/EXCLUSIONS

The tour price includes

  • Transfers from/to the airport
  • Tent accommodation
  • Mountain guide’s service
  • Meals on the mountain
  • Cultural guide for the 4th day
  • Lunch for the 4th day
  • Entrance fees
  • 1 night at 3* hotel in Yerevan
  • VAZ car service
  • 1 bottle (0,5 litres) of water per day

The tour price doesn't include

  • Flights (available upon request)
  • Medical insurance
  • Single supplement29 USD

GUARANTEED TOUR DATES

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Any Day

Any date

from Yerevan
5
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Individual

Sep 19, 2019

to Yerevan

1,076 USD

2+

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Saturday

Jul 13, 2019

from Yerevan
5
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Wednesday

Jul 17, 2019

to Yerevan

978 USD

13

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Tuesday

Aug 20, 2019

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Saturday

Aug 24, 2019

to Yerevan

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Sunday

Sep 15, 2019

from Yerevan
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Thursday

Sep 19, 2019

to Yerevan

978 USD

13

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Wednesday

Jun 17, 2020

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Sunday

Jun 21, 2020

to Yerevan

978 USD

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Saturday

Jul 11, 2020

from Yerevan
5
days
Wednesday

Jul 15, 2020

to Yerevan

978 USD

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Tuesday

Aug 18, 2020

from Yerevan
5
days
Saturday

Aug 22, 2020

to Yerevan

978 USD

13

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Sunday

Sep 13, 2020

from Yerevan
5
days
Thursday

Sep 17, 2020

to Yerevan

978 USD

13

Spaces left
Book now
Any Day

Any date

from Yerevan
5
days
Individual

Sep 19, 2019

to Yerevan
Space left

2+

1,076 USD

Saturday

Jul 13, 2019

from Yerevan
5
days
Wednesday

Jul 17, 2019

to Yerevan
Space left

13

978 USD

Tuesday

Aug 20, 2019

from Yerevan
5
days
Saturday

Aug 24, 2019

to Yerevan
Space left

13

978 USD

Sunday

Sep 15, 2019

from Yerevan
5
days
Thursday

Sep 19, 2019

to Yerevan
Space left

13

978 USD

Wednesday

Jun 17, 2020

from Yerevan
5
days
Sunday

Jun 21, 2020

to Yerevan
Space left

13

978 USD

Saturday

Jul 11, 2020

from Yerevan
5
days
Wednesday

Jul 15, 2020

to Yerevan
Space left

13

978 USD

Tuesday

Aug 18, 2020

from Yerevan
5
days
Saturday

Aug 22, 2020

to Yerevan
Space left

13

978 USD

Sunday

Sep 13, 2020

from Yerevan
5
days
Thursday

Sep 17, 2020

to Yerevan
Space left

13

978 USD

TRIP REVIEWS (1)

Individual trekking tour

Guide: Ashot was our guide during the entire tour. He told us about Armenia and Armenian people with heart and humor. We felt very well cared for.
Driver: Ashot was also our driver. His driving style was safe and confident, especially considering that not all the road in Armenia are easy for driving. During our trekking tours Vahe accompanied us as a jeep driver. He did a great job.
Car: The car and the jeep were technically in order and well maintained.
Hotels: The hotels were all well selected and the food was always delicious.
What did you like best? The journey was very varied and informative. It was an individual tour for 2 persons. All our wishes were taken into acount. The mountains of Armenia and the hospitality of the people impressed us a lot.
What were you not satisfied with? There were no problems or reasons for complaints.
Would you recommend us? Yes, sure. Everything was perfect. Many thanks
13.07.2018
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WHY BOOK WITH ARARA

OWN AGENCY IN ARMENIA AND GEORGIA

With an agency operating in Georgia, we are able to provide clients with the best price and quality services.

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.

TRIP ACCOMMODATION

Cascade

Ani Plaza

Silachi

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

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