Eco-Tour in the South of Armenia

Eco-Tour in the South of Armenia
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$852
Duration: 12 days
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Description

Take your chance and feel the inseparable connection between you and untouched nature. We offer an eloquent testimony of harmony, in which the nature and culture of Armenia are in perfect tune with each other. You will be a witness of dramatic changes of landscapes, from lush forests to plain, deserted areas, from high mountains to deep canyons, from newly built structures to precious medieval monuments.

Day 1 Yerevan 
Arrival

Day 2 Yerevan: City tour
Today we will start to explore ancient city of Yerevan. We will visit Matenadaran, later Tsitsernakaberd Memorial. In the afternoon we will stroll around the city and uncover flea market "Vernissage".

Day 3 Yerevan – Khostrov Reserve – Basalt Organs – Garni – Khor Virap – Areni
We will stop at the green oasis, called Khosrov Forest. Later, we will cover another precious landmark, named ''symphony of stones''. Next, we will hike up to the Pagan Temple of Garni. In the afternoon we will unfold the Khor-Virap Monastery. The trip will continue to the wine center of the county - Areni. 

Day 4 Areni – Noravank – Areni 
Today we will head to Noravank Monastery. Together with the ancient structure, you will be gifted red-toned cliffs and gorgeous mountains from the top. After an adventurous hike, we will return back to Areni and enjoy our well-deserved rest.

Day 5 Areni – Mozrov Caves – Herher
Today, we will depart to discover another natural wonder - Mozrov Caves. Afterwards, we will drive to Herher village, where you will be warmly greeted by host family.

Day 6 Herher - Vayots Sar - Herher
Later, we will undertake a beautiful hike to Vayots Sar (2581 m) and descend into its deep crater. After hiking, we will return to Herher for overnight.

Day 7 Herher – Gndevank – Karahunj – Goris
In the morning we will visit the 10th-century Monastery Gndevank. Later, we will drive to reveal the megalithic complex of Karahunj. In the evening, we will stop at the hotel in Goris.

Day 8 Goris – Khndzoresk – Tatev – Goris
We will explore the Monastery of Tatev. Here, we will take the longest reversible ropeway of the world, called ''the Wings of Tatev''.

Day 9 Goris – Selim Caravanserei – Armaghan 
Today, we will leave from Goris and continue our tour to the caravanserai of Selim. Next destination will be Armaghan (2840 m) volcanic mountain. 

Day 10 Armaghan - Yeranos - Noratus - Hayravank - Lake Sevan - Yerevan
Today we will proceed to Yeranos village, after we'll discover Noratus. On the western shore of Sevan, we will visit the Hayravank Monastery. Afterwards, we will take a direction to Sevan peninsula and admire Sevanavank Monastery. 

Day 11 Yerevan: Matenadaran – Tsitsernakaberd – Vernissage
Free day for self-discoveries.

Day 12 
Return to your homeland.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Take your chance and feel the inseparable connection between you and untouched nature. We offer an eloquent testimony of harmony, in which the nature and culture of Armenia are in perfect tune with each other. You will be a witness of dramatic changes of landscapes, from lush forests to plain, deserted areas, from high mountains to deep canyons, from newly built structures to precious medieval monuments.