Rock climbing weekend - 3 days
Price From $148 for a group of three or more
Rock climbing for everyone and for any level of experience, including beginners.
3 days of outdoor activities, visits to ancient monasteries, the opportunity to see the biblical Mount Ararat, gastronomic ecstasy for gourmands, acquaintance with a new country and its customs, sitting around a campfire and admiring the starry sky - and all this in 3 days.
Arrival. Yerevan. Hell's Canyon. - Day 1
Morning arrival. Meeting at the airport in Yerevan. Transfer to the city center. Coffee break. After the tour we will go to the south of Armenia.Our first stop will be in the Ararat Valley. We will visit the Khor Virap church, an ancient monastery which was the beginning of the history of Armenian Christianity. The monastery is famous for its location on the magnificent biblical Mount Ararat, where according to legend Noah found himself on the ark after the Deluge.
Then we will stop at Hell’s Gorge (Leopard’s Gorge).
Tent camping. Light snack.
After a snack we will have our first training on the rocks. You will learn the basic rules of working with the rope and insurance and you can overcome your first climbing route. Complexity of the trails will be selected by an instructor depending on your level of training.
In the evening, you will have a master class on cooking barbecue and vegetables on fire. Evening gathering around the campfire with wine and cheeses. Overnight in tents.
Climbing in Hell's Canyon - Day 2
We start the morning in a very sporty atmosphere: with a light jog and exercise.
Training on the rocks. After lunch, those who wish can go back to the rocks and consolidate the skill. The rest can walk around the neighborhood or just have a coffee under the rock.In the evening you will have a light stretching. Wild Dinner
Climbing in the Noravank Canyon - Day 3
Breakfast. Gathering of the camp. We will continue the program by visiting the Areni-1 cave, one of the rare and well preserved monuments of late Chalcolithic in Armenia, which not only provides an opportunity to study the peculiarities of the material culture of the V-IV millennium BC, but also confirms the 6000-year history of Armenian wine-making.
Climbing on the rocks of Noravank gorge.
Lunch in a unique rock grotto, with tasting of tolma and barbeque. Visit to Noravank Monastery. Visit to Areni winery (tasting). Return back to Yerevan.
Transport according to the program
Accommodation in tents
Tastings and master classes
Pick up at the airport
Extra meals and drinks (outside the program)