Mount Aragats, Aragatsotn
Surrounded by rivers and green plains, Mount Aragats features numerous hiking trails and historic monuments, such as an ancient mausoleum, a medieval fortress, and prehistoric rock paintings. The mountain claims a special place in Armenia's folklore and culture, taking its local name from a legendary Armenian hero Ara, who was so beautiful Assyrian queen Semiramis started the war with Armenia to get him. One of the mountain's four volcanic peaks is Armenia's highest, reaching 4,090 m (13,420 ft) above sea level. Put Mount Aragats at the forefront of your travel plans using our Aragatsotn trip builder app .
Tours to Mount Aragats
Group Tour: Amberd, Aragats-LakeKari, Alphabet Alley, Saghmosavank, master class BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $20
Duration: 7 to 8 minutes
Armenia: The Land of Stones and Volcanoes BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $866
Duration: 10 days
Armenia: On Tubalkain's Tracks BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $1,023
Duration: 10 days
Mount Aragats Reviews
Salire in auto lì è un’avventura nella natura incontaminata. Lungo la strada - stretta, guai a incrociare auto voluminose in senso contrario - cavalli mucche pecore intorno ad accampamenti di curdi ya... more »Getting in the car there is an adventure in the unspoiled nature. Along the way - narrow, trouble to cross voluminous cars in the opposite direction - sheep cow horses around camps of Yazidi Kurds dressed in red, torrents, eagles flying. You cross necai up to 3200 meters, a lake, an astronomical observatory
В мае, когда в Ереване было +27 в 6:00 утра в зимних одеждах вместе с гидом пошли покорять снежную южную вершину Арагаца. Было очень сложно, при каждом шаге до колена застреваешь в снегу, вместо запла... more »In May, when Yerevan was 27 at 6:00 a.m. in winter clothes together with a guide went to conquer the snowy southern peak of Aragats. It was very difficult, at every step to the knee you get stuck in the snow, instead of the planned 4 hours, our tour lasted more than 6. This ascent will definitely be one of the most vivid memories of my life
View is stunning!
do visit the place when it snow's around love it....
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