7 days / 6 nights
Availability : July - September

Trekking in the Volcanoes of Armenia

Total Duration: 7 days

Discover the breathtaking beauty of Armenia with this unique tour package!


The highlights

The iconic Geghama Mountain Range

⇒  The highest peak in Geghama Range – Mt Azhdahak

⇒ Obernights near the volcanic origin lakes – Dragon lake, Nazeli lake, Akna lake 

⇒  The highest peak of Armenia – Mt Aragats (Southern and Western peaks)

Day 1. Arrival - Yerevan - City Tour

Transfer to the hotel. Our smiley representative will meet you at the Zvartnots airport and will transfer you to your hotel.
After you have checked in and have rest, you will have a city tour in the center of Yerevan.
Mother Armenia Statue
Opera House
The oldest street of Yerevan – Abovyan
Northern Avenue
Republic Square

Lunch at a restaurant.
Back to the hotel. Overnight.

Day 2. Yerevan – Geghard – Dragon Lake

n the morning after the breakfast you will start your trip to Kotayk region – Geghard village. From here you will start you unforgettable trekking in Geghama Volcani range.
Geghama Ridge is also called Armenian Mars because of the red-orange-ochre colours that match the colours of the Planet Mars so accurately.

Hike to the Dragon Lake. It is a mountain lake of volcanic origin and is located at an altitude of 2620m. There are many dragon stones on the shore of the lake.

Here we will set out tents up.

Lunch at the camp.
Overnight in tents.

Trail length: 10km
Relative height: 700m

Day 3. Dragon Lake - Mount Nazeli

In the morning you will have breakfast with the most picturesque view you ever had.
After the breakfast we will collect the stuff we have and start to hike.

Hike and ascent to mount Nazeli (3312m).
Lunch on the summit.
Descent from the mountain.
Dinner at the camp.

Overnight in tents.

Trail length: 10km
Relative height: 550m

Day 4. Mount Azhdahak- Lake Akna- Antarut

Here comes the most exciting day in Geghama Ridge!
This day we will climb the highest peak of Geghama Volcanic Range – Mt. Azhdahak.

In the morning after the breakfast we will start to hike to Mt. Azhdahak (3597m).
There is a volcanic origin lake on the summit of Azhdahak and you can go the shore after you reach the summit.
There is a fantastic view to the whole Geghama Ridge, Mount Aragats and also to Mount Ararat from the summit of Azhdahak.

Lunch on the summit.

Descent to Lake Akna. This lake of volcanic origins is one of the most beautiful lakes of Geghama ridge. Stop at the lake to take beautiful photos.
After our mountain car will take us directly to the slopes of the highest mountain in Armenia – Aragats.
Dinner. Overnight at the hotel.

Trail length: 10-12km
Relative height: 600m

Day 5: Antarut - Amberd - Lake Kari

In the morning after breakfast we will head to Amberd fortress. It is an ancient medieval city-fortress on the slopes on Mt Aragats at an altitude of 2300m.

After we have explored Amberd we will start to hike to another beautiful volcanic origin lake – Lake Kari (3200). It is the largest lake on the slopes of Aragats out of 7 other lakes.
Lunch on the shore of Lake Kari.
Here you can have a walk around the lake, take pictures and enjoy your evening at the campsite.
Dinner. Overnight in tents.

Trail length: 10-12km
Relative height: 600m

Day 6. Lake Kari - Mount Aragats (Southern and Western peaks) - Yerevan

We will start the ascent after the breakfast.
Aragats is a four-headed extinct volcano, the highest point is the Northern Summit (4090m). We will climb the Southern (3889m) and the Western (4001m) summits in one day.
From the summit opens a fantastic view to the huge crater and all other summits of Aragats, to Mt Ara, Geghama Ridge and of course to Mt Ararat.

Lunch on the summit.
Descent to Lake Kari.
Back to Yerevan.

Trail length: 10-12km
Relative height: 800m

Day 7. Yerevan – Free Day

Free day to explore Yerevan on your own. You can go for a wine tasting excursion in Ararat / Noy brandy and wine factory, visit the local market for tasty Armenian national sweets or the souvenir market in the city center.

Day 8. Departure

Depending on the time of your departure we will transfer you to the airport.



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A group of

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A group of

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A group of

          9-11 ppl

A group of

         12-14 ppl


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  • Transportation service including transfers from/to the airport
  • Overnight at a hotel in Antarut (twin rooms)
  • Service of a professional English speaking mountain guide
  • Bottled water in the car during the whole period of the tour
  • Meals during the trekking (including tea/coffee)
  • Tents, matrasses
  • Kitchen facilities iat the campsites
  • Cook service during the trekking
  • Meals during the trekking (including tea/coffee)
  • Consultation on various issues by phone during the trip
  • Organizational service


  • International flights
  • Meals in Yerevan
  • Overnights in Yerevan
  • Personal gear
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Insurance