Biking Holidays in Armenia
If you are lover of hard riding, this is the tour for you. Our team has created this Armenian cycling tour for people who wish to ride high altitude treks, between mountains and next to the lakes. We will visit points of interest for sightseeing, enjoy magnificent views, communicate with the people, and test real Armenian dishes!
Meeting and transfer from the Zvartnots International Airport to Yerevan city. Assembly and adjustment of bicycles. City tour across Yerevan. Evening welcome dinner at a restaurant.
Breakfast and transfer to the village Tsovagyugh, near to Sevan lake. We begin our Armenian cycling tour from 2000 meters above sea level, and this offers excellent acclimatization for those of us on our biking tour. From the Tsovagyugh village, we climb up 13 km, until we hit 2500m above sea level. The route is not too steep, and only last 1.5 kilometers are little bit technical. On the way to the top, we will enjoy the stunning view of mountains, villages, forests and, of course, Lake Sevan. After having a snack and photos at the top, we will continue on our way . The later part of the day is generally descending with short uphill stretches, until Drakhtik village. On the way down, we will be accompanied by majestic views. From the village, we will cross the lake on the ferry. On the other coast, we will be greeted by the car, which will bring us to our overnight stay - the Noratus village.
Dinner and overnight. Length 34 km.
From Noratus village, cars will take us to the Aghpradzor village. From there, we will start our cycling tour with stunning views forthe next 2 days. At first, it is necessary to overcome the route by climbing (cycling) up to the lake, where, after 9 km of cycling, we will have gained another 500m altitude. After the lake, our route will grow smoother, with a 3km flat, but steep, climb. After 28 km, we reach our camp, eour logistics crew.
Dinner and overnight in tents. Length 28 km. Fluctuation of height 600m.
Having a good sleep and restored forces, our cycling tour will resume at 3000 m above the sea level. From there, we will admire a view of multiple mountains and will go down to the Karmrashen village. Most parts of the route is downhill until the village. There we will have an "ethnic" overnight in the house. By group request, it will be possible to organize hiking to the top of the mountain 2500 meters, which is not far from the village: only 6 km to the top.
Dinner and overnight Length is 24 km
From Karmrashen village, the route is not long - only 20 km. 3km will be ascent, with the rest of the route descending towards the city. In the city, we will be greeted by the car, which will transfer us to the unique monastery Gladzor, situated in the gorge. After a few hours of exploring the monastery, we will be transferred to Yerevan city.
Overnight in Yerevan Dinner at restaurant.
Overnight in tents. Length is 14 km
The next part of our Armenian cycling tour consists of almost-flat road, 8km long . On the road, we will see mountain’s small rivers, hills and other magnificent sights. Today, we will start a 4.5 km cycle, to the top of the mountains, gaining 300m in height (3220m above sea level). Reaching the highest point of uphill, we will see almost all the high mountains of Armenia, a view that is unforgettable. From there, we start the descent to the village, where the car will wait for our arrival. On the way down to the village Tsakhkasen, we will have an amazing view of the Lake Sevan. From this village, we will head back to Yerevan. Overnight in Yerevan.
Dinner at restaurant. Length is 35 km