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Trekking Tour in Armenia with ECO elements

6 days/ 5 nights

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Day 1

Arrival to Yerevan - transfer to the camp.

Transfer to the camp, passing by the high mountainous lake Sevan and Dilijan. Welcome dinner. Overnight in cottages in the camp.

Day 2

Trekking to the rocks and visit to the cave with crystal spring water

Breakfast in the camp. Trekking starts from the plateau on the altitude of 1300 m. and goes for 1 km towards the construction with defensive function, located in the mountains. Trekking route is going on the heights of 1238-1380m for 1 hour. The first half of the route is going down to the forest for 20 minutes till 1238m, then a short ascend to the construction up to the height of 1241 by the forest route, going nearby rocky places. Return to the camp. Before the dinner trekking to the cave with crystal clear spring water. The route goes on the altitude of 1380-1146m and is perfect for acclimatization.

Through the whole journey the forest is alternated with fields, green meadows. The first half of the route is the most exciting part of the journey - a descent to the nut-grove crossing the small water stream, followed by the pass near the rocks, then a long descent to the cave situated on the edge of the canyon. Here you can enjoy the primeval life with the fireplace in the center of the cave, and some meat being fried on it. The walls of the grotto create a strange, but wonderful atmosphere, sparkling with a natural light. Then, trekking to the grotto on the altitude of 984 m located on the territory of the fruit gardens. Rest, photo session and tea ceremony in the grotto. Dinner and overnight in the camp.

Day 3

Trekking to Star-hill.

Two different paths are available – through the fields or the forest, the choice of which depends on the weather. Beautiful sights are on each path. A meeting with the villagers can be organized. The tour is organized all around the year. The Length of the route is 16 km, the altitude vary from 1330-630m. The journey takes five hours. The trekking route goes through the forest, fields and meadows. The first stop is near the newly discovered church. Then it’s Star-hill on 1106 m above sea level. Before times a tower was there, instead of a hill. Then slow descent into the canyon. The final destination is the village and farther the garden which surprises with the variety of fruit that can be tasted just from the trees…..Collecting some herbs for the evening tea. Return to the camp.

Day 4

Trekking to Okon.

Breakfast at the camp. Ascent to Okon on foot. Lunch. Sightseeing of Okonakhach. Supper near the bee-garden. Back to the camp. (Optional overnight in tents in Okon)

Day 5

Trekking to either Berdzener or by the route “Lovers Walk”.

Breakfast. If the overnight was in Okon, start trekking to Berdzener, a place where copper was being discovered till the late 30s of the 20th century. Lunch, return to the camp, dinner and overnight. If theovernight was in the camp – a walk through the route “Lover’s walk”. To participate in the national bread baking. Return to the camp.

Day 6

Breakfast, leave the camp.Transfer to the Airport.