Exploring The Sorrento Peninsula
Combine leisurely walks on the Sorrento Peninsula and in the Lattari Mountains and enjoy visits to the myriad of local world class sites.
Armenia has miles of lush grasslands to explore as well as beautiful monasteries, refreshing high-altitude lakes and even a brandy factory for you to peruse. Avid ramblers are spoilt for choice when they set off on walking holidays to Armenia, discovering a country that has been an ancient trade route and thoroughfare throughout history. Nestled between Turkey, Georgia and Iran, Armenia has a unique blend of cultures and cuisine, which is what makes it such a fascinating destination.
With Ramblers Walking Holidays, you will immerse yourself in the history and culture of this blissful country. If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life, the snowcapped mountains, lush meadows and unspoilt natural beauty of Armenia provides the perfect place to go. Alternatively, visit the Byzantine monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin and admire their incredible domes perched amongst the grasslands, then ramble along the trails in the picturesque Debed Canyon.
No doubt you will take a trip to Sevan, a huge freshwater lake that sits 6000 feet above sea level, with high-reaching mountains surrounding it. Then, swing by the Selim Pass and see the place where weary travellers once rested on the Silk Road, when traversing the mountains. Afterwards, follow the winding tracks towards the castle ruins of Amberd Fortress and discover the nomadic Yazidi sheepherders as you travel around the country. The pine forests, mountain lakes, grasslands and historical sites make rambling through Armenia an overall enthralling experience and a captivating destination to explore.
Ramblers Walking Holidays take you to discover the intriguing destination of Armenia, all while offering a superb service and ensuring you see this country from a unique perspective. When you book with us, you sign yourself up for a personalised service where we arrange all of the fine details for you, including accommodation and transport. All you need to do is enjoy your immersive itinerary, showing you the highlights of Armenia and travelling to some incredible destinations off the beaten track along the way.
Our expert leaders have plenty of hands-on experience travelling in and around Armenia by foot, with the aim to create the most enriching trip possible. Plus, local knowledge is used to compile great hikes in various regions, where you can see many historical and cultural sites. We will be with you every step of the way, too, enjoying each trail with you and guiding you to the next exciting destination.
Explore the treasures of Iran and Armenia - two beautiful and often misunderstood and underestimated countries.
Full and half day walks at a moderate pace over hilly terrain.
Most of these holidays have an element of sightseeing as well.
Half day walks will probably involve about 3 hours of walking, with full day walks having around 5 hours. Expect ascents and descents of up to 600m.
Discover mountains, cities and unique culture on the dividing line between Europe and Asia.
Full day walks with moderate amounts of ascent and descent.
The paths are mostly good, but there may be some steep and rough ground.
Walks will last up to 6 hours and could involve as much as 750m of ascent and descent. Some walks will be less demanding.