A week in southern Armenia
7-days travel enduro tour through southern Armenia
Follow the silk road on your motorbike, try some traditional Armenian honey and visit historic monuments such as the Geghard Monastery during this travel enduro tour.
After arriving in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, you will check-in at your hotel and have some time to get acquainted with your new surrounding before going for a first city tour. Afterwards, we'll take a look at the motorbikes you will be riding during our tour and then, we will have dinner.
We start our first ride by heading towards the resort town of Jermuk. On our way, we wil stop at the medieval cemetery in the village of Noradus as well as at the caravanserai on the silk road. In the evening, we will reach Yeghegnadzor, where we will spend the night.
We start our day with a ride along the M2 highway up to the fork of the road near the Shurnukh village. Taking a dirt road with numerous serpentines running through picturesque mountains, we will reach Bgheno-Noravank, a small church by the road. From the village Shinuayr onwards, we will head towards the Tatev monastery. Here, you have the possibility of riding to the monastery and back on Europe's longest cable car. After the visit to the monastery, we will ride to the city of Kapan through some mountain villages and on our way pass the lake Kashuni.
After breakfast, we will depart from Kapan to the south through the Shikahogh reserve towards the Iranian border. Taking a big loop, we will ride back on beautiful mountain roads to go back to Kapan and from there onwards to Goris.
We depart from Goris and ride to the prehistoric monument Karahunj Stonehenge. Next, we will visit the abandoned settlement of Khndzoresk on the rapid slopes of a gorge before riding to Yeghegnadzor through the Herher reserve. On our way, we will stop at the beekeepers to try honey. We will spend the night in Yeghegnadzor.
Today, we will return to Yerevan. On our way, we will ride along a scenic road passing the bottom of the canyon and leading us to the Noravank church complex. We stop at the Khor Virap church at the foot of Mount Ararat before riding to the village Garni to see the ancient temple and the unique Geghard Monastery. In the evening, we will have a farewell dinner in Yerevan before spending our last day of the tour there.
After breakfast, you will be transfered to the airport and fly back home.
For your convenience, the tour price already includes the rental fee for one of our 4-stroke Yamaha XT660, 4-stroke Kawasaki KLR650 or 4-stroke Suzuki DR650SE motorbikes that are in perfect condition.
If you'd instead prefer to bring your own bike, please see our FAQ section to make sure your enduro meets all of our requirements for this tour.
For your own safety, we require you to wear a helmet, gloves, a motorcycle jacket or jersey and durable motorcycle boots while riding. For this purpose, please bring your own protectional gear.
You can find all of our set departure dates for this tour on the top right of this page. If none of our proposed tour dates work for you, simply send us a message and let us know when you'd like to travel to Armenia - the best time to travel through Armenia on a motorbike is between May and October.
In accordance with §651r BGB, you will receive a risk coverage certificate immediately after completing your reservation that protects the amount that you have paid to us in the case of our insolvency.
The minimum number of participants for this trip is 1 person. Unless you specifically booked this tour as a private tour, we may join you with other travelers.
If you've got any further questions with regards to this tour, please go to our FAQ section where we have already answered the most common questions for this tour. Please also get acquainted with our travel advice of the respective country well before your journey and adhere to the advice given. All tours are subject to our terms and conditions. Please also familiarize yourself with the customers' rights when booking a packaged tour before you book your trip. Before the commencement of the trip, you need to sign and hand in the disclaimer, if you do not do this, you cannot take part in the journey.
- 5 guided day tours with an experienced guide - Rental motorbike on all riding days excl. fuel - 6 overnights in double / multi-bed bed rooms with breakfast - 6 x lunch - 6 x dinner - Support vehicle - Program according to the itinerary if not defined as "optional"
- Protectional gear - Arrival and departure to the tour's starting point and back - Airport transfer to the accommodation and back - All meals and drinks that aren't explicitly marked as included - Personal expenses and tips - Visa fees