Trekking Tour Package in Vayots Dzor

Vayots-Dzor evening

Trekking in Vayots Dzor Region
Duration:
10 days/ 9 nights
The best season for traveling:
June-October
Start and finish of the tour:
Yerevan
Accommodation:
Hotels in Yerevan and in Yeghegnadzor, tents in the countryside

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 in Yerevan. Overnight at the hotel. Meal Plan: B/L/.

Day 3: Yerevan. Drive to Sevakavan village. Start the hiking towards Geghamian mountains. Ascending the slopes of Mt. Tolsar. Lunch (sandwiches, juice, water, season fruits) – on the way. Dinner and overnight in tents. Meal Plan: B/L/D.

Day 4: Tolsar. Hiking to the plateau between Geghama and Vardenis mountains. Lunch (sandwiches, juice, water, season fruits) – on the way. Dinner and overnight in tents near Mt. Sariyerga. Meal Plan: B/L/D.

Day 5: Sariyerga. Hiking to Mt. Karkatar along Vardenis mountain range. Lunch (sandwiches, juice, water, season fruits) – on the way. Dinner and overnight in tents. Meal Plan: B/L/D.

Day 6: Karkatar. Ascending the top of Mt. Astkhonk (3470 m). Lunch (sandwiches, juice, water, season fruits) – on the way. Return to the camp. Dinner and overnight in tents. Meal Plan: B/L/D.

Day 7: Karkatar. Descending down to Tsakhats-Kar monastery (10-13 cc) then – to Smbataberd fortress (7-14 cc). Lunch (sandwiches, juice, water, season fruits) – on the way. Continue hiking to Yeghegis village. Taking a vehicle and transfer to the hotel in Yeghegnadzor town. Meal Plan: B/L/D.

Day 8: Yeghegnadzor. Drive to Mozrov cave for sightseeing stalactite and stalagmite formations. Lunch at the restaurant. Visit Noravank monastery (13-14 cc). Return to Yerevan. Overnight at the hotel. Meal Plan: B/L/.

Day 9: 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 10: Transfer to the airport. Departure. Meal Plan: B//.

In the price are included:

  • Meal according to the Meal Plan;
  • All transportation;
  • Guide services;
  • AWD vehicle’s support;
  • Cooker;
  • Transfer airport/hotel/airport;
  • All entrance tickets where required;
  • All necessary equipment (tents, sleeping bags, mats, kitchen equipment, GPS recievers);
  • First aid kit;

In the prices are not included:

  • Additional trips;
  • Porter or horse 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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