Armenia: Climb Mt. Armaghan on Horseback
Start your trip with a convenient pick-up service from your hotel in Yerevan. Here, your driver will be waiting to pick you up. After a short meet and greet, you will hop in your private vehicle and set off to the quaint village of Nshkhark, where the day's activities will take place. Upon arrival, you will receive a short orientation from your guides and instructors. They will ensure you are totally comfortable being on your horse before taking off on the tour. After your orientation, you will start your ascent of Armaghan (2829 meters). The top of this mountain is an extinct volcano, with a spectacular lake in its crater and an ancient chapel nearby. Your equestrian guide will wait for you in the village while you start your ascension to Mount Armaghan, it may take roughly 9-hours including break time. After Nshkhark Village, you will cross the Argichi River, from here, stunning views of the old bridge await you. During your climbing tour through the mountains, you will get to explore some magnificent Alpine landscapes and if you are lucky, you will have the chance to meet the local shepherds with their livestock. At the top of the mountain, you will enjoy an open-air picnic, and get the chance to capture some unique photos of the region. From this point, you have the chance to witness fabulous panoramic views of Lake Sevan and the Geghama Mountains. After finishing your break, you will ride your horse and descend back to the village of Verin Getashen while passing through Madina Village, where picturesque rural scenes await you. Your driver will greet you at Verin Getashen to give you a comfortable return to the Armenian capital - Yerevan.
* The minimum number of participants for this excursion is 2 people. Solo travelers must pay the total amount for two to book the excursion.