Hiking and Camping in Armenia


Hiker friends, welcome to Armenia, country of ancient civilization and picturesque nature and the taste of freedom. Are you ready for adventure? Come with your camping equipment to rest in the arms of nature. This specially adapted tour is for you! Explore the Armenian trails, through valleys and canyons, surrounded by monasteries and fortresses, reveal the wilderness, enjoy many opportunities of camping in places where one will find the perfect harmony with nature and oneself. This is an invitation from Armenia-Tour!

Feel the difference!


Arrival at Zvartnots International Airport. Meet and greet and then transfer to your hotel, afterward some leisure time at your disposal.

(Hiking 11,5 km, 7 hours of walking)
The day will start with a greeting from your guide in Yerevan before heading south. The first stop will be the Monastery of Khor Virap, the symbol of Christian Armenia, which overlooks the Biblical Mount Ararat. You will later be taken to the canyon of Amaghu, where you will begin your first hike to the Noravank Medieval Monastery through a red-cliffed Canyon reminiscent of the American West. The next stop will be Artabuynk village from where you will start your hike to Tsakhats Kar Monastery before descending to Smbataberd Fortress. The tent will be set up in a place agreed between the guide and the hiker.

(20 km hike, 7-8 hrs walk)
The second day will begin from Yeghegis from where we will be transferred to Vernashen, where the museum dedicated to the Armenian medieval university of Gladzor is located. The hike will begin from this point towards the Spitakavor church hidden in the mountains. The way will be through a deep and majestic valley. After the stop at the monastery of Spitakavor, we will continue the hike towards the old fortress of Proshaberd. We will move this time around the surrounding mountains and passes, where we will set up our tent not far from the village of Vernashen.

(Hiking 19 km, 7-8 hours of walking)
We will leave very early to be transferred to the village of Harjis located in the province of Syunik, where we will begin our hike through the Vorotan Canyon to progressively reach the Tatev Monastery. After arriving at this jewel of the Armenian medieval history and cultural, religious and political center, we will descend towards the hermitage of Tatev Anapat and then continue to the bridge of Satan (where the bravest ones can descend to admire the natural pools of hot water). We will be transferred to Goris where we will spend the night in tents.

(4 km hike, 2 hours walk)
This day will begin with the discovery of old Goris and its troglodyte surroundings, which will take us back in time, to the immemorial time of the countries. After these visits, we will leave Goris to head north towards the Sevan Lake area. On the way we will unveil Karahunj Observatory and the Caranvanserai Selim. We will end our day with a visit to the Armenian medieval cemetery Noratus, the largest cemetery of Khachkars (cross-stone) of the Republic of Armenia today. Tent in the area.

(Hiking 18 km, 7-8 hours)
Early in the morning, we will be transferred to the village of Drakhtik on the opposite shore of Lake Sevan. We will stop at the Sevanavank Monastery overlooking Lake Sevan from its peninsula and then start our trek to the village of Drakhtik ("little paradise" in Armenian), between Lake Sevan and the mountains of Areguni. The walking will continue to the village of Kalavan, with a different forest vegetation. We will be taken to the village of Gosh, and spend the night near Goshavank Monastery.

(Hiking 10km, 4-5hours)
This day will be in the national park of Dilijan where you will admire lakes Parz and Gosh and the beautiful monastery Goshavank on our route. Later in the day, we will be driven to Akhtala where there is a beautiful monastery, formerly fortress. We spend our night in specially equipped tents in Haghpat.

Your morning will start with a fresh and healthy breakfast in Haghpat. Next, we will reveal UNESCO World Heritage listed Monastery Sanahin, that is located in Debed Canyon in the northern province of Lori. Sanahin dates back to the X century. The untouched complex is partly overgrown with grass, which makes it a must-see landmark particularly in summer and spring seasons. These is considered a masterpiece of the Armenian architecture. Later, we will discover domed Basilica Odzun. In the evening, on our way back to Yerevan treat your eyes to dazzling landscapes unfolded one after another; from foothills, lush forests to plains and small villages. Our day will be concluded as we arrive, and new discoveries will wait for us the upcoming day.

Transfer to the airport. See you soon Armenia!

Price per person
What’s included

Hotel pick-up / drop-off

Airport transfer

All transfers to the hiking trails

French or English speaking guide (depending on your wishes)

Comfortable transportation according to the program in air-conditioned vehicles

Horseback riding fee (1 day)

Meals and Drinks

Drinking water

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Wine tasting

"Lavash" baking master class (1 day)

Cooking master class (1 day)


Tents (We can provide them if needed)


Local English-speaking guide


All entrance fees


Travel documentation

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Zvartnots International Airport - Yerevan - Khor Virap Monastery - Amaghu - Noravank Monastery - Smbataberd - Yeghegis - Tsaghats Kar Monastery - Vernashen - Spitakavor Monastery - Proshaberd Fortress - Yeghegnadzor - Harjis - Tatev Monastery - Goris - Karahunj - Noratus - Goshavank Monastery - Parz Lake - Akhtala Monastery - Haghpat Monastery - Sanahin Monastery - Odzun Basilica - Zvartnots International Airport

From 740 EUR

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Tour Details
Group Type
Single, Group, Family
9 days / 8 nights
Group Size
1 - 6
Guiding Method
Live Guide / Instructor
Guide Language
English / French / German / Russian

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