Now we invite you to spend some days for ascending all tops of highest mountain of Armenia – Aragats. Four main tops surround one of hugest caldera in the world. Steep ridges, open for all winds lead to the summits, deep crater lies between saddles, the cascade of waterfalls makes a noise in deep valley between Eastern and Sothern tops. All that you will see and feel during the trip to four tops of Aragats!
Mountaineering Tour 4 days/3 nights
4 days/ 3 nights
The best season for traveling:
Start and finish of the tour:
Tents in the countryside.
Day 1: Meeting time in Yerevan at 12.00. Checking the equipment. Then (around 15.00) start driving to Kara lich lake (3200 m) and spend the night there for acclimatization. Possible ascending Mt. Urts (3350 m). Dinner and overnight in tents. Meal Plan: //D. Total hiking – 4-5 km.
Day 2: Start the hiking to the Southern top of Mt. Aragats. After ascending the top (3897 m), descending to the pass between Southern and Western tops (3800 m), basing the camp, accommodation in tents at 3760 m. Lunch on the way, dinner in the camp. Meal Plan: B/L/D. Total hiking – 7-8 km.
Day 3: After breakfast – make a traverse of the crater under Western top to reach the saddle between Northern and Eastern tops. Leaving the main luggage on the pass, ascending the false top of Mt. Aragats (4090m). Climbing the real top of Mt. Aragats (4095m) by knife-sharp ridge (approx. 120 m) and return to the false top. Descending back to the saddle. Lunch on the saddle. Climbing Eastern top (3925m) and return to the saddle, and then – traverse back to the camp. Meal Plan: B/L/D. Total hiking – 12-13 km.
Day 4: After breakfast – putting together the whole luggage and ascending the pass between Southern and Western tops. Leaving the luggage there – ascending the Western top of Mt. Aragats (4008m). Return back, taking the luggage and descend to Kara Lich getting around the Southern top. Lunch on the way. Meeting the vehicle and descend back to Yerevan. On the way – visit Hamberd fortress (9-13 cc). Meal Plan: B/L/. Total hiking – 9-10 km.
Additional services (like transfer airport-hotel-airport or booking rooms at the hotel) we could provide, you may order separately, filling booking form.
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