Lake Sevan, Sevanavank Monastery, Fishing and leisure at the lakeside

Lake Sevan, Sevanavank Monastery, Fishing in Lake Sevan

1. Lake Sevan
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Lake Sevan
The fascination and the "pearl" of mountainous Armenia is Lake Sevan, which is one of the world’s greatest high altitude fresh-water lakes. It is about 1900 m above sea level. The lake is of volcanic origin and is surrounded with mountains of 3000 m and higher. The beautiful landscape and the crystal water serve nice preconditions for excellent rest.The lake is also famous for its peninsula and medieval church complex, built in 874.
2. Sevanavank Monastery
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Sevanavank Monastery
A marvelous scene opens in the north-western part of Lake Sevan, where the peninsula towers over the transparent surface of the lake. Sevanavank monastery was built on the peninsula in 874 by the order of king Ashot Bagratuni’s daughter – princess Mariam. The silhouette of the churches against the background of the turquoise lake and blue sky casts unexplainable impression on the visitors.
3. Fishing in Lake Sevan
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Fishing in Lake Sevan
Lake Sevan is home to a variety of freshwater fish species, such as siga, trout, carp, etc. The place you will visit is beautiful and very comfortable for spending time with friends and family. You will be provided with all the necessary equipment for fishing, including rods, reels and terminal tackle. The instructor will be happy to show different techniques you can use.

For up to 25 people the rate is 40 000 AMD, while for up to 49 visitors the fee will make 45 000 AMD.

15 rods in total can be provided to a group.

Note: the possibility of arranging fishing depends on weather conditions.

Inclusions

  • Professional drivers
  • Air-conditioned vehicles
  • Bottled water
  • Free pick-up & drop-off within Yerevan
  • Vehicle & passengers insurance
  • Extra stops on the route upon request

Exclusions

  • Significant deviations from the route
  • Alcoholic beverages if lunch option selected
  • Audio guides
  • WiFi in the vehicles
  • Visit one of the largest freshwater high-altitude lakes in Eurasia
  • Explore one of the most popular monasteries in Armenia
  • Observe the spectacular landscapes of the "Blue pearl" of Armenia

*200 steps to climb to Sevanavank