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Tracking in Armenian mountains 7 days

7 Days mountain hiking
"Caves and Waterfalls"

Day 1
Arriving to Yerevan and transportation to Sevan (Gegharkunik reg.); Seeing of Sevan monastery of IV century at the peninsula of Sevan Lake; In the monastery complex cross-couple Churches of IX century have preserved, what belfries on the background of blue sky are notable for long distances; These Churches are: Saint Karapet (the small one) and Saint Arakeloc (the big one); The year of construction – 874 A.D.

Day 2
Breakfast; Trip on a vehicle to Agarcin (Tavush reg.) then hiking to the monastery through a beautiful canyon along a river; The destination point is Agarcin monastery; The monastery complex was built in XI century, except the cross-cupola charge of Saint Grigor; On the monastery's territory the charges of Blessed Virgin (1281) and Saint Stepanos (1244) have remained; Besides, burial-Vault of Bagratid kings family, chapel of XIII century, monastery refectory (1248) and other monastery quarters still can be surveyed.

Day 3
Breakfast; Hiking to Krana Takht.; Seeing of Khachkar’s Repair Shop and chapel in beech forest (All together – 3 hours); “Trippin’ Lunch”; Return to Homer; Tennis and Volleyball courts as well as Riding School (with experienced instructors) are available there; Supper; Overnight lodging.

Day 4
Breakfast; 3 hours long hike through Lastiver caves to Okon; Lunch by Ripsime Aghbyur (Spring of Ripsime), what is famous for its healing power (mostly recommended for women; Seeing of Okonokhach Church; Supper at a highland apiary; Overnight stay in tents by Okon.

Day 5
Breakfast; Descending through Berzener to Homer; Amazing rout! It’s beginning on 1980m/1.2 miles and goes to 1200m/1312 yards; Lunch; Farther, by the “Red Path” of the Great Yenokavan Canyon hike from Kanacher to Nvezer; Stay in tinny camp-houses of ARC “Apaga” in Homer.

Day 6
Breakfast; Vehicular trip to Sevkar (Black Stone); Seeing of Makaravank and Kiranc monasteries (about 1.5 hourse of walking); Lunch; Drive to Vanadzor (Lori reg.); Break at Akhpat monastery; Then, through Gyumri return to Yerevan; The road reminds moonscape; Desolate mountains accompany us almost all the way back and only vivid green Irelands of gardens remind us that we are still on Mother-Earth; Supper; Overnight stay in Yerevan.

Day 7
Breakfast; Packing up and parting to ARC “Apaga”; Transfer to Gosh; Excursion by Goshavank monastery; Drive to Dilijan; Lunch in “Dasht” pizzeria; Return to Yerevan.

The price includes:
  • Transfer Yerevan-Yenokavan and back
  • DBL Dwelling in Guest Houses/Tents
  • Three meals a day
  • Conductor’s services
  • Ridings and Sights Hiking

The price excludes
  • Overflight and Harbour Dues
  • Alcohol
  • Personal Expenses
It is hot and sunny in Armenia at summer, but at mountains weather is quite broken. Nights there could be pretty cold, but during afternoon t-shirts are well-timed. Ideal could be long sleeve shirts with high collar covering hands and neck against sun and wind. Also, a wind-cheater, a sweater, 2 pairs of sportive foot-wear, socks, a bays-ball cap, sun-glasses and sunblock are essential.


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