Climbing Aragats Mountain - short program
Trekking and Hiking
Aragats name is associated with Aramanyak – one of the sons of Armenian nation's forefather Hayk. According to another version, Aragats is named after ancient Armenian god Ara. Aragats probably means Ara's throne. During the
tour we also will visit Armenian Alphabet Alley and medieval Amberd Fortress. After we will ride on a car to Kari lake (3200m), and begin our climbing to the Southern peak of Aragats, when we can enjoy the spectacular views from the heights of clouds.
Morning departure from Yerevan.
Without any deviations from the route, in the morning we will take a brief stop near the East slope of Aragats and visit Armenian Alphabet monument, which consists of 39 letters of Armenian alphabet made of local stone – tufa, and statues of prominent Armenians. This monument was erected in 2005 to the 1600 anniversary of
On a car we will reach Kari lake, located at an altitude of 3200 meters. This lake was formed by ice
Afterwards we will have an Armenian ethnic full meal named "Khash" with a shot of
After conquering peaks Aragats, we go down and on the Southern slope of Aragats visit medieval Amberd Fortress. It dates back to the 10th century and is one of the fewest
Arrival in Yerevan
Individual tour by request
|2-4 pax||5-8 pax||9-18 pax|
|AMD 50'000||AMD 65'000||AMD 85'000|
*Prices refer to
full car -
number of pax within specified range.
The price includes:
- All the transfers on a comfortable vehicle;
- English speaking guide;
- Tour program, tour-map of Armenia,
- Drinking water in a vehicle,
- Around-the-clock phone support,
- Khash, Vodka
andbeverages during lunch.
The tour price does not include:
- Other beverages
- List of required things: Additional warm clothing,
- This tour is of low difficulty and doesn't require any special physical preparation,
- The schedule and route of individual tours can be edited according to your wishes,