AQUARIUS TRAVEL 9 DAYS HIKING PROGRAM IN ARMENIA
DAY 1 YEREVAN
Meeting at the hotel with the guide. A walking tour in the city Yerevan including the Republic Square, the Opera House, the Parliament, the Cascade. Visit to Matenadaran – institute of ancient manuscripts. Lunch free on your own. In the afternoon visit to Tsitsernakaberd – Memorial and Museum of the Armenian Genocide of 1915. Dinner at a city restaurant and overnight.
DAY 2 GARNI – GEGHARD
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Garni village. Hiking to Gokht – Avuts Tar-Garni (8km). Lunch with lunch boxes. Excursion to Garni Temple. Transfer and visit to Geghard Monastery. Return to Yerevan. Dinner and overnight in Yerevan.
DAY 3 DILIJAN – IJEVAN
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Dilijan(1.5 hours). Hiking to Parz Lich Lake – Goshavank Monastery (6-7km). Excursion to Goshavank Monastery. Lunch with lunch boxes. In the afternoon transfer to Yenokavan. Accommodation and leisure at the active rest club. Dinner. Overnight in cottages at the club.
DAY 4 YENOKAVAN – LAKE SEVAN – SELIM – JERMUK
Breakfast at the club. Hiking to Yenokavan – Lastiver – Yenokavan (8km). Lunch at the camp- base. Horseriding on the mountains (1-2 hours). Transfer to Vayots Dzor region with a visit to Haghartsin Monastery, Peninsula of Lake Sevan, Selim Caravanserai. Transfer to Jermuk. Walking to Jermuk Waterfall. Dinner. Overnight at hotel in Jermuk.
DAY 5 JERMUK – ZORATS QARER – GORIS
Breakfast at hotel. Hiking in Jermuk canyon (2-3 hours). Lunch with lunch boxes. Transfer to Sisian (2 hours). Visit the ancient observatory of Zorats Karer . Transfer to Goris. Hotel check-in. Dinner. Overnight at the hotel in Goris.
DAY 6 GORIS – TATEV – GORIS
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the exit point. Hiking to Ltsen- Tatev Monastery (6-8 hours). Lunch with lunch boxes. Visit to Tatev Monastery. Transfer to the largest ropeway in the world “Tatev’s Wings ” (20 min). Return to Goris. Dinner. Overnight in Goris.
DAY 7 GORIS – YEGHEGNADZOR – YEREVAN
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Yeghegnadzor region (2.30 hours). Hiking to Yeghegnadzor-Spitakavor church – Yeghegnadzor (10km). Lunch with lunch boxes. Transfer to the canyon Gnishik. Visit to Noravank Monastery. Return to Yerevan visiting Khor Virap Monastery en route. Arrival at hotel, check-in. Dinner and overnight.
DAY 8 YEREVAN – SAGHMOSAVANK – AMBERD
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Aragatsotn region and visit to Saghmosavank monastery. Transfer to the meteological station on the slopes of Mount Aragats . Hiking to Amberd fortress. Lunch with lunch boxes. Free time to visit the ruins of Amberd fortress. Return to Yerevan. Dinner and overnight.
DAY 9 DEPARTURE