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Armenia Winter landscape discovery

  • Sport and adventure
We propose a 7 day trip of which 4 are in snowshoes, crossing the chain of mountains Tsaghkuniats, Tegheniats, Lake Sevan, khachkars (cross-stones) till the monastery of Goshavank. During the journey you will witness the change in landscape: we will slowly leave the highlands to find woodlands, meanwhile discovering abandoned monasteries and ancient fortresses. In addition to sights...

We propose a 7 day trip of which 4 are in snowshoes, crossing the chain of mountains Tsaghkuniats, Tegheniats, Lake Sevan, khachkars (cross-stones) till the monastery of Goshavank. During the journey you will witness the change in landscape: we will slowly leave the highlands to find woodlands, meanwhile discovering abandoned monasteries and ancient fortresses. In addition to sightseeing in Garni and Gueghard, we will visit other places of interest and museums in Yerevan.

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Tour itinerary includes
  • Local culture
    Local culture
  • Walking and trekking
    Walking and trekking
  • Winter sports
    Winter sports
  • Sightseeing
    Sightseeing
  • Local population
    Local population

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: ​Welcome to Armenia!

Today your journey begins!

​• Transfer from airport to hotel.

Accommodation
Aviatrans (Yerevan)

Day 2: Saghmossavank - Monastery of Psalms

​• After breakfast, departure to the Aragatsotn region. 

​• Then, we will visit the monastery Saghmosavank of the XIII century, standing at the edge of the picturesque canyon Kasakh.

​•  After that, let's start our walk from the village Boujakan towards the ruins of the monastery Teghenis (VII century).

​• Lunch as a picnic by the monastery Teghenis for continuing our walk towards Aghveran. Finally, we will enjoy the dinner at the same place.

Visited:
Saghmosavank’Aghveran
Accommodation
Aghveran Resort (Aghveran)

Day 3: Tsakhkadzor: Treasure of the region

​• After breakfast, we will start the walk from the hotel to Lake Teghuniats (at 2400m).

​• Then, we will carry on to walk to the monastery of Kecharis that dates back to the XI-XIII century. We will have lunch (picnic) in nature.

​• Tsakhkadzor (or Valley of Flowers) is truly the treasure in the region. In winter it is a famous ski resort with excellent tracks located at 2,000 m altitude on the eastern flank of mount Teghenis.

Visited:
Tsaghkadzor
Accommodation
Tsakhkadzor (Tsaghkadzor)

Day 4: Lake Sevan: Blue Pearl of Armenia

​• After breakfast let's walk to the village Bjni.

​• We will hike on the mountain ridge Tsaghkuniats, enjoying the picturesque view that opens towards Lake Sevan and towards the nearby summits.

​• Lunch (picnic) in nature. Then, walk down to the village of Bjni for discovering the church of the VII century and the fortress of the X-XI century.

​• After lunch, you will be transferred to Lake Sevan called the "Blue Pearl" of Armenia which is located at 2000m above sea level. 

Visited:
Bjni, Lake SevanSevanavank
Accommodation
Best Western Paradise (Lake Sevan)

Day 5: Goshavank: first law library

​• After breakfast, departure to the village Semionovka, from where we will start our walk towards the monastery of Goshavank.

​• After this, we will be passing on the ridges overlooking the national park Dilijan. Then, we will enjoy our lunch (picnic) in nature. 

Accommodation
Aviatrans (Yerevan)

Day 6: UNESCO world heritage: Geghard, upper valley of Azat 

​• Situated along the Hrazdan River, Yerevan is the administrative, cultural, and industrial center of the country. 

​• Departure for the Kotayk region to see the Pagan temple of Garni (77 A.D.) which is the only Hellenistic monument on the whole territory of Armenia. Visit the Geghard cave monastery, a UNESCO world heritage site (XVIII century). 

Accommodation
Aviatrans (Yerevan)

Day 7: Time to say goodbye 

​• Transfer to the airport!

We hope you enjoyed your time in Armenia! 

Visited:
Yerevan

Yerevan Zvartnots International Airport Saghmosavank’ Aghveran Tsaghkadzor Bjni Lake Sevan Sevanavank Dilijan Goshavank Le Matenadaran Kotayk Garrni Geghard

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Season Price Per Adult
Prices Starting From
January 2020 to December 2020 $830

Included in price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 local agency support
  • Trip creation with an expert local agent

Not included in price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
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