CLIMBING AZHDAHAK – THE RED PLANET

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Yerevan
Kotayk Region

Description

Armland Adventure Club organizes individual ascents to Mount Azhdahak (3597 m) – the Red Planet of Armenia!

Mount Azhdahak is located in the Geghama Range and is considered the highest point of the range. One of the mandatory areas of hiking in Armenia is climbing Mount Azhdahak.
Azhdahak is a mountain in the form of a volcanic cone, reaching a height of 3597 m, the presence of a crater lake gives its special beauty.
On the slopes of Azhdahak, you can see many petroglyphs that have come to us from the 5th-4th millennium BC, as well as vishapakars, that play a special role with their history and significance in our culture.

 

The best season

July – October

Start point

Geghard village

Trail length

10-12 km

Duration

6-7 hrs

Absolute height

3597 m

Relative height

600 m

Difficulty

Easy – moderate

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Group size

1-3 ppl

4-6 ppl

7-12 ppl

13-18 ppl

Price

390$

450$

520$

700$

Price includes:
  • Transport
  • Service of mountain guides
Price does NOT include:
  • Meals
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Hiking gear
Things you need to have:
  • Comfortable hiking shoes
  • Comfortable sporty clothes
  • Warm clothes
  • Extra clothes
  • Raincoat
  • Backpack
  • summer/winter hats
  • Hiking gaiters
  • First-aid-kit
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Head torch
  • Meal for 1 day, water (1-2l)
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