“Zvartnots” International Airport
|For a group of 6 travelers||$995|
|For a group of 8 travelers||$960|
|For a group of 10 travelers||$895|
|For a group of 12 travelers||$865|
|For a group of 14 travelers||$840|
Meeting at “Zvartnots” International Airport, transfer to a centrally located Hotel. The trip starts with a visit to Matenadaran which houses a unique collection of ancient manuscripts covering such lofty topics as philosophy, law, mathematics, medicine and geography. Afterwards, you will visit the Genocide Monument and Museum. Yerevan City Tour. Lunch/Dinner. Overnight in Yerevan.
Breakfast at the Hotel. Leaving for Amberd fortress (Fortress of clouds VII- XIII cc.) located on the North-Western part from Byurakan, at 2,300m above sea level, on a high triangle cliff which is formed by rivers Amberd and Arkashen. Biking to Aparan Water Reservoir. Continue biking to Kotayk region. Transfer to Bjni village. The route follows a partially paved road, with little traffic.
Attractions along the route: Amberd fortress, Armenian Alphabet Letters, Aparan Water Reservoir, Khasakh Basilica.
Dinner. Overnight in Bjni at campsite or at the guesthouse.
Breakfast. Biking from Bjni to Gegharkunik region. Tour participants will reach Lake Sevan, one of the largest high-altitude lakes in the world. The lake is at an altitude of 1900m above the sea level. Sevan is famous for its different kinds of fish, particular for ishkhan, which means “prince fish.” Sevanavank Monastery (9th c.) located on a peninsula will be the next destination for the group to reach. Transfer to Dilijan town, tour to old Dilijan. Overnight in Dilijan.
Breakfast. Long biking day: Biking from Dilijan to Goshavank Monastery where the great scholar of the 13th century Mkhitar Gosh is buried monastery, optional – biking to Parz Lake (14 km).
From Gosh village continuing to Aghavnavanq village, where near the location of Dilijan national park Aghavnavanq (13 century) is situated, and not far from here there is a yew park. Then we reach to Chambarak city and after we’ll be passing the mountain gap to Sevan pond. Biking road ends in Shorja. From Shorja participants will be transferred to Tsapatagh Hotel.
Breakfast at the Hotel. The road continues to Sevan lake, passes Vardenis city and we reach Martuni city (65km). From Martuni the road starts to go up to Vardenyants pass and after downward. We may continue our way by bike and reach Shatin village, if the participants wish. From Shatin we will transfer to Hermon Hotel or the participants will be transferred from Martuni to the Hotel by bus and will visit a medieval caravanserai on the way.
The road goes along mountains of Vayoc Dzor and Vardenis. On the way you can see Vayots Sar volcano and Herher Water Reservoir. Transfer to Sisian. Overnight in Sisian city.