Horse trekking in the gorge of Garni

8 hours
Horseback Riding

Exceptional 9.65
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Looking for the Horseback Riding Tours in Armenia? So you've come to the right place! During this tour you will have an opportunity  to see some of the most wonderful places in Armenia: Garni gorge which is famous  for its magnificent and looking artificial rocks, which are formed of regular hexagonal cylinders. They stretch from the slope to the gorge top  and are called “Stones’ Symphony” or “Basalt Organ”.  Garni Temple, which is  the only remaining Pagan temple in Armenia; Havuc Tar,  which is situated in a very cozy and beautiful place; Geghard Monastery, most of which is carved into the rock. This whole way you will pass with very smart and loyal animals - horses. During the trip you will communicate with horses, feel their calm and pass in this amazing gorge without getting tired.


Tour programm

09:00
Departure from Yerevan
10:00
Visit Geghard monastery complex, where The Holy Lance was kept; according to the legend, Christ on the cross was pierced with it. Carved into monolithic rock, Geghard is listed among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
11:00
Visit to Garni pagan temple, built in I century. It served as a royal summer temple. Near the temple remains of the old fortress, the Royal palace and sauna building, built in the III century.
11:40
Acquaintance with horses. Basic practical horse riding lesson.
12:00
Garni gorge, a nature miracle called “Stone Simphony”, medieval bridge.
13:30
Havuc tar monastery complex which was religious and cultural famous centre of Medieval Armenia.
14:30
Picnic in open air.
17:00
Return to Yerevan

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Tour duration
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10 June AMD 35000
15 July AMD 35000
17 September AMD 35000

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The price includes:

 

•  All the transfers according to the program;

•  English speaking guide;

•  Basic practical horse riding lesson;

•  Entrance fees;

•  2 bottles of water;

•  Taxes.

 

The tour price does not include:

 

•  Picnic during the tour (10$);

•  Insurance;

 

Notes:

 

•  Tour can start from any place in Yerevan you prefer;

•  Horse riding tour will take 2 hours.

•  This tour does not require special physical training.



Author : Мария, 23 May 2016, 08:50
Интереснейшая экскурсия.
Брала ее на двоих (для себя и сына). Получилось дорого, но бесконечно интересно, впечатлениями просто захлебывались. Мы ездили и рысью и галопом. Лошадки послушные, не пугливые, уверенно гарцуют даже по краю ущелья. Эту экскурсию очень рекомендую! Это наверное лучшее, что было в Армении с нами!
Author : Pascal Bodet, 29 June 2015, 06:12
Horseback riding in Garni
In a few words, this tour was great! I loved the balance between "cultural" (Geghard, Garni...) and "entertainment" (horse riding). The horses were well trained, I appreciated it. I would definitely recommend this tour.

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