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Dear TOURISTS! beware, that Armenian emergency services are very slow in response and not competent to save your life if you have injury or your life is in danger. Don't risk to climb, beware of bears, wolfes, also venomous snakes in spring and summer. There...More
The mountain is nice, the road is quite ok (but we had 4x4)
The highest point on the road there is a restaurant. The had a lot pf empty tables. We wanted only to drink something and a coffee.
The waitress said (when she recognised...More
Moments can be strenuous for little kids (say 9year olds) but they can make it (mine did)! We climbed up in 3.5 hours and came down in 1 hour. It was totally worth it at the top! A beautiful cross has been placed and Mt....More
As the highest peak of Armenia, it is easy to do a day trip from Yerevan since the road takes you up to Lake Kari, at around 3200m. From the car park it is around 8 km and 800m vertical climb to the summit of...More
I hiked up the North Peak of Mount Aragats on the 8th of September with a private guide. After doing this hike I would definetely recommend bringing hiking poles, proper hiking shoes, warm clothes (wind proof), rain coats, enough water and snacks, gloves and hat,...More
This review of wonderingcorse (about southern peak) contains false information about the easyness of that climb. I did it myself mostly based on this particular post. And reality was very far from his " Its suitable for children, elderly hikers, out of shape hikers, short...More
I see there is a lot of confusion about mt. Aragats. In some posts you read the hike is an easy 3 hours, in other, an endless nightmare of 10 hours, let me make the facts clear:
Aragats has 4 seperated peaks. The southern one...More
Upon arrival in Armenia, we were offered by the guide for a Day Tour to Mt. Aragats and since all of us are newly arrived and no program fixed yet, we opted in to join the tour.
Based on what was shown to us, the...More
The top of the Aragats is about 3900m but the climbing stars from 3200m. You can accede to the starting level with a car. You don't have to have professional equipments or have experienced climbing before. We were a group of 50 ans except 3...More