JUNE 02-09/2018: ARMENIA TREKKING + VISITS.
ARMENIA TREKKING JUNE 02-09, 2018
Day 1. Saturday 02
MEA direct 2h-flight, Beirut (08:20) – Yerevan (11:20). Road to Goris. On the way,
Visit Khor Virap monastery and Areni winery
Hike 2h to Noravank, monastic complex of the 13th century.
Dinner and overnight in Goris. Yeghevnut hotel (1 night).
Day 2. Sunday 03
Transfer (10’) to Khendzoresk, a deserted cave village within a deep gorge.
Hike 1h through its fairy chimneys, crossing over a suspension bridge.
Transfer to Vorotan valley.
Hike 4h to Tatev Hermitage (UNESCO), via the hot baths of Devil’s narrow gorge.
Take the “Wings of Tatev”, the world’s longest cable car.
Transfer to Hermon village for dinner and overnight. Lucy Tour hotel (2 nights).
Day3. Monday 04
Hike 5h, in a beautiful setting, to a Medieval citadel and to an isolated monastery.
Visit Shatin observatory looking for the wild Bezoar goats.
Day4. Tuesday 05
Hike 2h to Carahunj, a prehistoric astronomical observatory (the Armenian Stonehenge).
Road to Dilijan, via the high Selim pass. On the way,
A Medieval caravanserai, Noraduz khatchkars (Cross stones) and the Sevan great lake.
Dinner and overnight in Dilijan. Toon Armeni hotel (2 nights).
Day5. Wednesday 06
Hike 5h in Dilijan National Park to Goshavank monastery and Lake Gosh.
Day6. Thursday 07
Road to Yerevan. On the way,
Visit Geghard monastery (UNESCO).
Hike 7h from Geghard to Garni temple (+visit). An unforgettable trail.
Dinner and overnight in Yerevan. Nare hotel (2 nights).
Day7. Friday 08
Option1: Day of visits in Yerevan.
Option2: Hike 6h to Mount Aragats South peak (3879m). The summit (4080m) is optional.
Day8. Saturday 09
Road to Etchmiadzin
Transfer to airport for the MEA flight to Beirut (12:20). Arrival 13:20.
Ticket: $400+ depending on available classes
Stay: $1’000 in double, $1’150 in single. All inclusive.
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