Amberd Fortress | Vahramashen Church | Kari Lake | Mount Aragats Southern Peak

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Stop At: Amberd Fortress, Byurakan Armenia

Amberd is a 10th-century fortress located 2,300 meters (7,500 ft) above sea level, on the slopes of Mount Aragats at the confluence of the Arkashen and Amberd rivers in the province of Aragatsotn, Armenia. The name translates to "fortress in the clouds" in Armenian. It is also the name incorrectly attributed to Vahramashen Church, the 11th-century Armenian church near the...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Amberd Fortress, Byurakan Armenia

Amberd is a 10th-century fortress located 2,300 meters (7,500 ft) above sea level, on the slopes of Mount Aragats at the confluence of the Arkashen and Amberd rivers in the province of Aragatsotn, Armenia. The name translates to "fortress in the clouds" in Armenian. It is also the name incorrectly attributed to Vahramashen Church, the 11th-century Armenian church near the castle.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Vahramashen Church, Amberd Rd., Byurakan Armenia

The Vahramashen Church, also commonly referred to as Vahramashen Surp Astvatsatsin or the Church of Amberd, was built for Prince Vahram Pahlavuni of the Pahlavuni family. An inscription on the inside lintel of the north portal to the church dates its completion to the year 1026. It sits along the slopes of Mount Aragats in the Aragatsotn province of Armenia, between the fortress of Amberd and near a wall along the promontory with the Arkashian River in the canyon below.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Kari Lake, Byurakan Armenia

Lake Kari is a lake in Armenia located on the slopes of Mount Aragats. Most of its water comes from ice and snow. It is located 3,185 m above the sea level and has a perimeter of 1,150 m.
From Byurakan village an asphalt automobile road stretches towards the source of Arkashen River, the lake Kari, located on a plateau below the peaks. On the eastern side of the lake there is a meteorological station.

Stop At: Mount Aragats, Aragats Road Armenia

Mount Aragats is an isolated four-peaked volcano massif in Armenia. Its northern summit, at 4,090 m (13,420 ft) above sea level, is the highest point of the Lesser Caucasus and Armenia. It is also one of the highest points in the Armenian Highlands.

Northern—4,090 m (13,420 ft)
Western—3,995 m (13,107 ft)
Eastern—3,908 m (12,822 ft)
Southern—3,888 m (12,756 ft)

Duration: 5 hours

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Important Details

Included
  • Bottled water
  • A lot of photos
Not Included
Departure Point
Dancing Fountain, Republic Square, Yerevan, Armenia
9:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Voucher Requirements

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Cancellation Policy

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