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Hiking tour to mount Yeranos

If you are looking for a hike in Armenia with a breathtaking view towards mount Ararat or Azat reservoir then mount Yeranos trail is for you! Get your guide and travel to one of the most wanted destinations in Armenia!

Mount Yeranos (1823m) is  a peak near the northern edge of Ararat Region, Armenia, in the western half of the Yeranos mountain range, 8 km northeast of Lanjazat village.


Beyond its natural allure, Mount Yeranos also plays a crucial role in the region's ecological balance. Its slopes serve as a habitat for various plants and animal species, like Bezoar ibex, some of which are not only endemic to Armenia but are also endangered  and are treasured in the Red Book!

 


mount Eranos, Azat reservoir

Mount Yeranos as seen by me from Azat reservoir


Tour Details:

Start: 7:30-8.00 AM from Yerevan

Finish: Around 5 PM in Yerevan

Hiking Distance: 9 km (One way)

Duration: Around 4 hours (Ascent)!

Altitude Gain: 756 meters

Start point: Foot of mount Yeranos (from the Norashen village side)

End point: Foot of mount Yeranos

Difficulty: Difficult

Trail Type: The Line Format (Out and Back)    

Transportation: Sedan

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Tour Price to the Summit of Mount Yeranos

1-4 Participants: 80.000 AMD

For larger groups, please consider contacting for more details!

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The Price Includes:

Transportation (Pick Up & Drop-off)

Service of a guide.

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The Price Does Not Include:

Airport transfers

Insurance

Lunch (Lunchboxes can be added in case of an extra payment)

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List of things you should consider taking:

1. Backpack: A sturdy backpack to carry all your essentials.

2. Water: Sufficient water to stay hydrated throughout the hike. At least 1.5 liters…

3. Food: Pack lightweight, high-energy snacks or meals to keep your energy levels up.

4. Clothing: Dress in layers, including a waterproof/windproof outer layer, and choose moisture-wicking materials. Having extra socks and boots always welcomed…

5. Hiking Shoes/Boots: Wear comfortable and supportive footwear suitable for the terrain.

6. First Aid Kit: I have mine but in case you are using specific medicaments take with you!

7. Sun Protection: Sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat to protect yourself from harmful UV rays.

9. Headlamp/Flashlight: Essential for hiking in low light conditions or during overnight trips.

10. Whistle: A loud whistle for attracting attention in case of emergencies.

11. Trekking Poles: Optional but helpful for stability, especially on challenging terrains.

12. Rain Gear: A lightweight, waterproof jacket or poncho to stay dry during rain showers.

13. Trash Bag: Carry a small bag to pack out your trash and keep the trail clean.

Remember, this list may vary depending on the length and difficulty of the hike, weather conditions, and personal needs. But this were the basic things I decided to emphasize!

 

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