Event: Southern Armenia District in Armenia Province.
Day 04 - Tatev, Armenia
For the first time, #WeAreHikers going to resume hiking in the Southern of #Armenia. We will also visit many Touristic places as we will enjoy Armenian original food in the capital #Yerevan
From June 30st till July 7th
We shall be at the Rafic Hariri Airport at 7:30am
We will arrive to Yerevan Airport at 12:30pm
We will sleep and have breakfast everyday in the Hotel
Our guides speak: ENGLISH AS WELL
Meal plan: FULL BOARD (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
TRANSPORT: TOURIST CLASS BUS AND SPECIAL MINIVANS
Day 04: HERMON – TATEV – DEVIL’S BRIDGE – KHENDZORESK – GORIS
Breakfast at hotel then continue further to the South, on endlessly winding roads leaping through gorges over the mountains of Syunik. The trail is a perfect combination of natural and cultural wonders. We take the cable car (world’s longest) to the 9th century Tatev Monastery overlooking the Vorotan valley.
After visiting monastery we start our trekking to the Tatev Big Hermitage in Vorotan valley and after we continue walking to the limestone caverns of the Devil’s bridge with natural hot baths in a gorge so narrow, that the sun hardly reaches the bottom.
Drive to Khendzoresk cave town at the altitude of 1580 m on the steep slopes of Deep Gorge. Picturesque rock formations and gently inviting nature make this one of Armenia’s most popular sites. On to Goris, a cozy town with fine stone houses with arched windows and balconies on tree-lined lanes. The pace of life is slow here with little commercial or industrial activity, or even tourist kitsch, so it really feels like you stepped back in time. Dinner and overnight in Goris.
Hiking distance – 6 KM (3-4 hours)
Tatev Monastery - 1565 M
Devil’s bridge - 1026 M
We Plugin, You Hike
Hiking and computers seem like two entirely different worlds, but the internet connects outdoor fanatics every day. So every hike you join us with, we will send you full information and pictures about the whole day we spent with you. We expect you to sign-up on our website to be able to provide you with all the data about the previous hikes you joined us with.
WaH usually prefers being friends with guides around the area we will be hiking to be introduced by him to the people we pass by. Despite the fact that we have a few personal trails for us we always like that some guide from that area to join us. Having a guide with us will help us know the area more and more. Guides usually know lots of information about the weather in that area, trees, water and information about the history as well.
Preventing Hiking injury
Warm weather and outdoor exploring are here. Hiking is a great exercise and great fun sports, especially if you keep yourself safe and injury free. Before heading, make sure that you are physically capable of going on a hike. If you suffer from arthritis or other joint conditions, check with your doctor first. In the end, we have a fully conditioned First-Aid kit. We want you to tell us everything happened in case you had any problem while hiking or even before hiking.
Tips for Photographers
Even the most experienced hikers can get blisters on their feet. Unfamiliar terrain and inclines add more stress to footgear. Make sure your camera is protected very well, or put it in the bag when not needed and in the end listen to us since we have enough experience in hiking and taking shots with the Camera.