RUN ARMENIA 9 DAYS

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Group size 10                                                 Start  Yerevan

Countries   1                                                   End   Yerevan

  • Reviews 1 Review
    5/5
  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
      Active
    • Activity Level Strenuous
      4/8
    • Group Size Medium Group
      10
    All about the RUN ARMENIA 9 DAYS.

    Share our passion for running as sport is quite away from the beaten path. We are truly keen into running on fresh air discovering other cultures and new worlds. Run with us to the cultural and rural highlights of a wonderful country. Come with us – to Armenia, a small, proud country in the South Caucasus.

    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
    • All-route local English-speaking guide
    • Meals: HP.
    • Transfer by modern coach throughout the whole trip.
    • Entrance   + guided  tour: all sacral   buildings in the program;   Shaki – Wasserfall, Tatev Monastery, Ughatasar lake, Zorat Karer, Noravank, Areni (wine tasting), Dilijan, Goshavank Monastery, Lake Sevan, Church Sevanavank, High-altitude training center in Tsaghkadzor.
    What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
    • Visa Fee
    • Travel Insurance
    • Flights
    • Single Supplement
    • Any meals not mentioned
    • Any transfers not mentioned (e.g. first and last day)
    • Any expenses of a personal nature
    • Camera/video permits
    • Tips to the guide and driver
    1. Day 1

      Arrival in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia.

       

    2. Day 2

       

      After arriving in Zvartnots we go to Sissian. The first part of this journey leads us to the west from Sissian above gentle hills to the valley of the river Vorotan. Then we reach the Shaki Waterfall, the highest waterfall in Armenia. The way back leads us through the lovely valley back to our hotel in Sissian.

      • length: about 18 km
      • altitude: about 400 positive / about 400 negative
      • duration:about 2:30 h / 8 min/km
      • elevation: 1.600 m – about 2.000 m
      • undergrounds: asphalt, gravel/forestry trail, open country (meadow /forest)
    3. Day 3

      Today our route begins in Ltsen. From there we walk through woods and meadows to the Tatev Monastery. We go back by the longest cable car in the world, which overcomes a distance of 5.7 km in 11 minutes with only three supports. It goes up to 320 m high above the Vorotan canyon..

      • length: about 16 km
      • altitude: about 600 m positive/ about 600 m negative
      • duration: about 2:10 h / about 8 min/km
      • elevation: about 1450 m / about 1560 m
      • undergrounds: gravel/forestry trail, open country (meadow)
    4. Day 4

      The starting point of today’s stage is Ishkhanasar. From there we walk to Ughtasar lake. On the way back we make a short stop in the Armenian Stonehenge, Zorat Karer.

      • length: about 17 km
      • altitude: about 1.700 m positive
      • duration: about 2:45 h / about 9:00 min/km
      • elevation: about 1.600 m / about 3.300
      • undergrounds: gravel/forestry trail, open country (meadow, cobble, snow remains)
    5. Day 5

      On the way to Lermontov we visit Noravank and take part in a wine tasting in Areni. After checking in at the hotel we explore the wonderful landscapes around our typical Armenian Hotel.

          • length: about 17 km
          • altitude: about 300
          • duration: about 2:15 h / about 8:00 min/km
          • elevation: about 1.700 m
          • undergrounds: gravel/forestry trail, open country (meadow, cobble)

    6. Day 6

      Today we have a short transfer to Dilijan, a small, idyllic town, which is very attractive in the so-called Armenian Switzerland. Today’s route takes us to the monastery Goshavank and Lake Parz. At this romantic little lake we have a deserved snack in a typical Armenian forestry.

          • length: about 21 km
          • altitude: about 300 m positive
          • duration: about 2:50 h / about 8:00 min/km
          • elevation: about 1.000 m / about 1.300
          • undergrounds: gravel/forestry trail, open country (meadow, cobble)
    7. Day 8

      After breakfast we will visit Tsaghkadzor. In addition to a city tour we have a chance to see the first altitude training center. Then we go to Yerevan.

    8. Day 9

      In the early morning you set out for the journey home.

    Overall Rating
    5/5
    Julia John
    Reviewed On 11/02/2019
    5/5

    I did not expect that it would be possible to combine sports and tourism so interesting. I have been involved in athletics for more than 5 years, have never been so pleased with running.

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