ARMENIA CHALLENGE (Game tour)

ARMENIA CHALLENGE (Game tour)

duration: 6 days / 5 nights

price from usd 228 /person

The Armenia Challenge game tour includes a set of challenges to be completed each day. It is a fun way of getting to know the must visit places in the country. Hence, you need to complete your daily challenges to win a free dinner at a nice restaurant on your last day. 

Do not miss it!

  • 1st daily challenge: Climb the Grand Cascade stares all the way up, take a selfie or photo
  • 2nd daily challenge: Hike to “Symphony of stones”, take a selfie or photo
  • 3rd daily challenge: Help the locals, collect and try fruits or herbs for hot drink, take a selfie or photo
  • 4th daily challenge: Fly on a zip-line in Yenokavan, take a selfie or photo

Complete the Armenia Challenge: write a review on our website and win a farewell dinner or lunch

details

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duration: 6 days / 5 nights

best season: spring / fall

start / end point: yerevan

meals: 4 lunches

family friendly: yes

fitness level: medium

day 1: greeting at the airport – transfer to hotel

The representative of our company greets you at the airport and takes you to your hotel in Yerevan in a comfortable vehicle.

day 2: yerevan city-tour – museum (history museum / armenian genocide museum-memorial / or other)

after the breakfast at the hotel Your trip starts with a city tour around Armenia’s capital city Yerevan. First of all, you will be able to enjoy an amazing view to Yerevan and Mount Ararat from the observation area in the Victory Park. The excursion will continue to the Cascade – the favorite place of Yerevan residents. The cascade is a huge staircase that connects the city center with the residential area. Downstairs, you will see the unique sculptures, belonging to the world famous foreign sculptors. Next, you will pass through the main street of the city and see the building of the opera and ballet theatre, several central streets of Yerevan, and the Republic Square – the “heart” of the capital and more. After that you visit one of the Yerevan museums of your choice, as the city offers a variety of exhibitions on history and arts. Daily challenge: climb the grand cascade stares all the way up, take a selfie or photo

day 3: garni pagan temple - geghard cave monastery – lake sevan and sevanavank

The day starts a visit to Garni Pagan Temple located not far from Yerevan. It was dedicated to the sun god Mitra (Mihr) and was the summer residence of early medieval Armenian kings. Next is a visit to the UNESCO heritage sight monastery of Geghard, which is known for its peerless sculptures and cave church. Founded in the 3rd century its name translates as spear, dedicated to the holy lance, which used to be kept here. After returning to Yerevan, you visit the History Museum of Armenia and get to know the millennia-old heritage Armenians are so proud of. Next you visit Lake Sevan, pearl of this mountainous country and one of the largest freshwater high-altitude lakes in Eurasia. Swimming in the lake in recommended only during the summer as it contains fresh cold water and is located 1900 meters above sea level. You will also visit Sevanavank, a monastery complex on Sevan peninsula. Daily challenge: hike to “symphony of stones”, take a selfie or photo.

day 4: saghmosavank – amberd fortress – village house in byurakan

this trip to the highest mountain in Armenia - Aragats, will start with visiting Saghmosavank monastery just above the deep gorge of Qasagh river, which provides additional beauty and charm to the monastery. Next stop is at the Armenian Alphabet Monument, which is unique and was invented in 5th century. Afterwards we will visit Amberd Fortress -“fortress in the clouds”, currently it’s a ruined fortress used to be one of the primary military-defensive points of the Armenian Kingdom. The entire territory around the castle is being covered with numerous flowers making the fortress castle appear full of life and spirits, especially in late spring and early summer. Next is a stop at a village house in Byurakan, where you can see life of locals as well as taste local fruits and hot drinks from local herbs collected by you. Daily challenge: help the locals, collect and try fruits or herbs for hot drink, take a selfie or photo

day 5: extreme adventure park yenokavan

located in Yenokavan village in Tavush province of Armenia, the park is surrounded with pure nature of Dilijan National Park. It is a favorite spot for Armenian youth and offers a wide variety of amusements, including horse riding, ziplining , paintball, off-road tours, hiking trails, rock climbing, outdoors quests, etc. Participation in these activities is optional. there you have a lunch and return o Yerevan in the evening. Daily challenge: fly on a zip-line in yenokavan, take a selfie or photo Complete the Armenia challenge: write a review on our website and win a farewell dinner or lunch

day 6: transfer to airport – departure

warm farewell, pick up at the hotel, transfer to the airport and departure.

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