Embracing Armenia Tour by Envoy Tours
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Embrace the natural beauty of the mountains! Be on top of Armenia, with the impressive four peaked Mt Aragats, the highest in Armenia.
- Departure times: 09:00
- Duration: 8 Hours
- Takes Place In: Yerevan
What to bring:
- Comfortable Footwear
- Warm Clothing
- Bottle of Water
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See the lake nestled at the top of the mountain, where you are likely to see snow and ice even in the middle of summer! Enter the world of the Yezdies. Appreciate this unique opportunity to witness the simple lives of these nomadic people that set up tents on the skirts of the mountain as they graze their flocks in the summer months. Be impressed by the Amberd fortress and its rolling green surrounds.
Optional hike from Amberd to Byurakan to better appreciate the natural beauty and the fresh mountain air or spend more time in Byurakan.
Enter the life of local villagers in the picturesque village of Byurakan. Learn about their way of life and the local customs and traditions. Enjoy an intimate lunch with a local family prepared from their fresh produce.
Meet a local musician and discover how he handmakes traditional instruments (including the "duduk"). Be enchanted by his music and even get the chance to try play yourself!
Experience the real Armenia with fun and friendly Envoy Tours.
Note: This Tour is seasonal as access to Aragats is limited in winter months and the Yezdies only graze their flock in summer months. The optional hiking is an easy walk of approx 1-1.5 hrs.
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