Ski on Aragats

Ski-alpinism Tour "Winter Aragats"

Aragats winter Duration: 8 days/ 7 nights
The best season for traveling:
End of November – end of May.
Start and finish of the tour:
Yerevan
Accommodation:
Hotel in Yerevan, Meteo-station on Mt. Aragats.

Days 1-2: Arriving at airport, transfer to the hotel, accommodation. After breakfast visit excavated site of Erebuny fortress 782 B.C. and its archaeological museum. Lunch at the restaurant in the city. Visit State Museum of the History of Armenian People. Free time. Overnight at the hotel. Meal Plan: B/L/.

Day 3: Yerevan. Drive to Antarut village, taking the caterpillar truck and ascending Kara-lich lake (3200 m) on the slope of Mt. Aragats. Lunch (sandwiches, juice, tea, coffee) – on the way. Dinner and overnight at meteorological station. Meal Plan: B/L/D.

Day 4: Aragats. Ascending Southern top (3897 m) of Mt. Aragats. Skiing downhill to the station. Lunch (sandwiches, juice, tea, coffee) – on the way. Dinner and overnight at meteorological station. Meal Plan: B/L/D.

Day 5: Aragats. Ascending the Western top (4008 m) then skiing downhill to the station. Lunch (sandwiches, juice, tea, coffee) – on the way. Dinner and overnight at meteorological station. Meal Plan: B/L/D.

Day 6: Aragats. Skiing downhill to Antarut village. Lunch (sandwiches, juice, tea, coffee) – on the way. Taking a minibus and drive to Yerevan. Visit on the way Early Bronze age excavated settlement. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. Meal Plan: B/L/D.

Day 7: Yerevan. Drive to Echmiadzin – the religious centre of all Armenians. Visit St. Hripsime church (618) and the Cathedral (4-17 cc). Return to Yerevan. Lunch at the restaurant. Visit Yerevan Brandy Factory with brandy tasting. Free time. Overnight at the hotel. Meal Plan: B/L/.

Day 8: Yerevan. Transfer to the airport, departure.

In the price are included:

  • DBL accommodation at the hotel (except staying at meteo-station);
  • Meal according to the Meal Plan;
  • All transportation;
  • Caterpillar truck on Mt.Aragats for ascending Kara-lich and return;
  • Guide/ski instructor’s services;
  • Transfer airport/hotel/airport;
  • All entrance tickets where required;
  • All necessary equipment (sleeping bags, mats, kitchen equipment, GPS receiver);
  • First aid kit.

In the prices are not included:

  • Additional trips;
  • Porter support service;
  • Alcoholic drinks;
  • Medical expenses if required;
  • Insurance;
  • Minibar at the hotel;
  • Tips for the services;
  • Entry visa to Armenia.

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