Vahe Mayilyan is a fourth-generation woodcarver and hiking guide from Tavush. Vahe organizes woodcarver classes for visitors in his workshop in the center of Ijevan, making jewelry (also with local semi-precious stones), kitchen utensils, and sculptures. Vahe demonstrates his woodcarving skills on pieces of wood and roots, which he collects during his hiking tours.
Vahe organizes various hiking tours in the Ijevan region, during which you will discover the wonderful nature of the region, get acquainted with the history of the place, as well as collect semi-precious stones. At the end of the walk, you can go to Vahe's workshop and make jewelry with the stones you have collected, If you wish.
Cave, desert, the flooding river, beautiful waterfalls, forest, wonderful nature. During the walking tour to Lastiver with Vahe, you will rediscover this place. Lastiver is located on the edge of Yenokavan village. During the hike, you will descend to the Khachaghbyur River gorge through the dense deciduous forests of Tavush, where this wonder of nature, Lastiver, is located. During the hike, you will see the beautiful waterfall of Lastiver and the famous ecotourism center of Lastiver. During the hike, Vahe will present the history of the place and will tell the legends connected with its name. The length of this route is 16 km.
Participants are advised to wear comfortable clothes, have food and water․
Amberd Fortress, Mount Aragats, Lake Kari, Armenian Alphabet Alley, Saghmosavank Monastery, national sweets master class in Armenian village garden
Gyumri – the capital of humour։ Harichavank monastery, Observing city tour, Dzitoghtsyan museum, Black fortress, Karmravor church, traditional lunch
Khor Virap Monastery, Noravank Monastery, Hin Areni Wine factory (tour and tasting), Areni-1 (Birds-Cave)
Blue Sevan, Evergreen Dilijan: Lake Sevan (Sevanavank), Dilijan, Haghartsin monastery, walking tour along the oldest street of Dilijan, lake ”Parz”, deer farm, Тraditional Lunch
Hin Areni Wine factory (tour and tasting), Tatev (wayback on "Wings of Tatev" Ropeway), Khndzoresk Caves & swinging bridge