Ski tour package on Geghama

Ski-alpinism Tour "Winter Geghama"

Geghama Winter Duration:
8 days/ 7 nights
The best season for traveling:
End of December-end of April.
Start and finish of the tour:
Yerevan
Accommodation:
Hotel in Yerevan, B&B in Gavar.

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. Drive to Gavar town. Accommodation at B&B. Dinner and overnight. Meal Plan: B/L/D.

Day 3: Gavar. Taking AWD minibus, loading it and drive to Tsakhkashen village. Reconnaissance ascending Karkapan pass to plan all activities for coming days. Lunch (sandwiches, juice, tea, coffee) – on the way. Return to the vehicle. Drive back to Gavar. Dinner and overnight at B&B. Meal Plan: B/L/D.

Day 4: Gavar. Taking AWD minibus, loading it and drive to Tsakhkashen village. Ascending on skis the top of Mt. Azhdahag (3897 m). Lunch (sandwiches, juice, tea, coffee) – on the way. Skiing downhill to the vehicle. Drive back to Gavar. Dinner and overnight at B&B. Meal Plan: B/L/D.

Day 5: Gavar. Taking AWD minibus, loading it and drive to Gegharkuniq village. Ascending the slopes of Mt.Spitakasar (3555 m). Lunch (sandwiches, juice, tea, coffee) – on the way. Skiing downhill to the vehicle. Drive back to Gavar. Dinner and overnight at B&B. Meal Plan: B/L/D.

Day 6: Gavar. Taking a minibus and drive towards Noratus medieval khachkars (cross-stones of 7-17 cc). Return to Yerevan. Lunch at the restaurant. Time for the leisure. Overnight at the hotel. Meal Plan: B/L/.

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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