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Armenia is one of Europe's best kept secrets, This mountainous country promises kaleidoscope of history, culture and fantastic off the beaten track trekking. Our itinerary starts with a Yerevan city tour visiting some of the Armenian churches, Republic square and the architectural magnificence of the Cascade, a staircase of multiple levels which offers sweeping views of the city and, on clear days, mighty Mount Ararat. En route to the mountains, we visit the beautiful medieval monastery and UNESCO world heritage site of Geghard a complex that contains a number of churches and tombs, carved in the rock. Crossing the Geghama Mountains we trek through flower meadows, to Vishapalich lake where two stone dragons stand "vishapakars" passing rock paintings, ancient petroglyphs and the volcanic crater lakes on the summit of Mount Azhdahak (3597m) the high point of our adventure. The trail passes Akna lake, which, according to the legend, was formed from tears of Azhdahak. We visit the shores of the vast Lake Sevan to swim and clean ourselves in refreshing waters before our return to Yerevan. Join us on an unforgettable journey into one of the most mysterious places on earth. Grade: This trek is moderate and suited to regular hikers who are used to carrying day packs Cost: Deposit £200 payable on RSVP balance £400 Total £600 Balance payable by 14 May 2019 to GO Venture LTD, account No[masked] sort code[masked] Please use ref AM13J when paying the balance and message me for confirmation Your money is protected in line with the package and travel regulations Includes: Accommodation, breakfast, lunch evening meals day 1-7, airport transfers if you are on the recommended flights. Not included: Lunch/Dinner Day 8/9, International flights, drinks, snacks. Recommended Flights: Ukraine International Airlines Outbound: PS 112 London, Gatwick (LGW) 13 JUL[masked]:20 - Kiev, Borispol (KBP) 13 JUL[masked]:40 PS 611 Kiev, Borispol (KBP) 13 JUL[masked]:10 - Yerevan Zvartnots International (EVN) 13 JUL[masked]:50 Inbound: PS 612 Yerevan Zvartnots International (EVN) 21 JUL[masked]:50 - Kiev, Borispol (KBP) 21 JUL[masked]:50 PS 111 Kiev, Borispol (KBP) 21 JUL[masked]:00 - London, Gatwick (LGW) 21 JUL[masked]:25 Itinerary: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KXZIzrtNSxlaJYRBBwTrn6G4hNQOu4G-dPL6sMmwBDI/edit?usp=sharing Kit List: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uN91b6o0e5XgxZY3bUY9A3GlRgY_FFlQ1AXnxaWBKWM/edit?usp=sharing Terms and conditions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XSic4Aj9VJguTQuiWrTd6I1A-EmvmQCqCHggB0omlX8/edit?usp=sharing
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This evening walk will start at the Tower of London, we walk via St Katherine Docks an elegant marina with moorings for spectacular yachts, to continue through Wapping and past some of London's oldest riverside pubs and 18 century warehouses an important part of the city's former maritime history, now transformed into luxury apartments, bars and restaurants. Continuing to the Limehouse Basin, we Join the Regent's Canal where the towpath, lined with brightly painted canal boats to walk throgh Mile End Park where the path Joins the Hertford Union Canal. The canal continues past Victoria Park to Hackney Wick where we enter a modernised 18th century industrial landscape which is now home to trendy flats, bars, artists studios and craft workshops. You are welcome to join us at the Howling Hops brewery for craft ales brewwed on the premises and Billy Smokes brioche burgers (veggie options available) (we finish at Hackney wick is one stop from Stratford) By signing up to this event you have confirmed that you agree to GO London terms and conditions and participation statement ( http://www.meetup.com/GO-London/pages/Terms_And_Conditions/ ) and have no medical conditions that affect your suitability to participate.
This delightful varied walk starts in Hampshire at Bentley Station, We turn south to walk through the Alice Holts ancient forest before turning east to join the River Wey passing the Frensham ponds and beach we pick up a trail which takes us to the Devils Jumps. From here we cross Hankley common to Tilford where we once again join the river Wey and walk into Farnham. MEETING TIME: 08:30 London Waterloo Railway station underneath the main clock, I will have a meetup sign. We will be taking the 09:00 train arriving in Bentley at 10:02 journey time 1hr 2mins we should be back in London for 19:30 so please consider yourself committed for the whole day. COST: Organiser fee £8 payable on RSVP You are responsible for your own train fare £13:50 for a group travelling together, buy on the day. GRADE: Intermediate- hard. Mainly on footpaths with some hills 26km 16m. What to bring: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1FLjSAczjgbZ26OKE4Iy_zX2IFqkybdXCmK9AkVfqI1w/edit?usp=sharing Terms and conditions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XSic4Aj9VJguTQuiWrTd6I1A-EmvmQCqCHggB0omlX8/edit?usp=sharing To view our full calendar: https://www.meetup.com/GO-London/events/ Contact: [masked] -[masked] Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/GoLondonAdventure/ Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/GoLondonHiking/
Kyrgyzstan, Land of the nomads the last frontier £200 deposit payable on RSVP Kyrgyzstan a country of incredible natural beauty, Landlocked and mountainous, dominated by the Tien Shan range, Heavenly Cloud mountains with many tall peaks up to 7000m, and an average elevation of 2700m this land glaciers, and high-altitude lakes and ancient cities, ancient ruins and proud nomadic traditions. Once a land where merchants and tradesmen followed the silk road through over the Torugart pass, to cross the Central Tien-Shan passing through the fortified cities of Uzgen and Osh, and then onto Samarkand and Bukhara. These routes have remained unchanged for centuries. Cost: £200 deposit payable on RSVP, to paypal.me/GoLondon or GO Venture LTD, account No[masked] sort code[masked] (you must pay your deposit in 24hrs of RSVP and email me to confirm [masked]) balance £700 payable by 30th June to GO Venture LTD, account No[masked] sort code[masked] Total £900 Please use reference KZA01 on transactions and message me on [masked] to confirm receipt Your money is protected under the travel and package regulations This trip is a must for seasoned hikers and traveller, seeking out the ultimate adventure. From Bishkek the capital we travel to a region of Naryn in the southeast of Kyrgyzstan. We then drive to from here we stay with a family in a Yurt, to experience the best of traditional Kyrgyz hospitality, we horse ride with nomads, trek high mountain passes camp in the wildest places and paddle expedition boats on Kel Suu lake, this is the last wild frontier, inhabited by nomadic horsemen and shepherds, and an abundance of stunning wildlife. This is a unique trip an experience of a lifetime. This trip is graded hard and is suitable for fit hikers used to long days, looking for something more challenging, the nights can be cold and the weather can change very quickly the accommodation and facilities are basic and the weather can be cold. As with all trips to the mountains, local conditions or weather can affect the itinerary, in this case, we will make alternative plans. Full itinerary: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KKmRFbvpbfSCamcj04eaU-gGhg92SmMv0Fv9c2lXzhc/edit?usp=sharing Included: Airport transfers, transport, food, accommodation, guides, drinking water, tea. Not included: Flights, meals whilst in Bishkek, drinks. Recommended flights: Pegasus from £450 return London via Istanbul to Bishkek Outbound London-Stansted-Istanbul-S.Gokcen 1 August, Thu, 2019 - 12:10 PC1170 Istanbul-S.Gokcen-Bishkek 1 August, Thu, 2019 - 21:05 PC702 Arrive Bishkek 05:15 2 August Inbound Bishkek-Istanbul-S.Gokcen 11 August, Sun, 2019 - 06:20 PC703 Istanbul-S.Gokcen-London-Stansted 11 August, Sun, 2019 - 12:00 PC1161 You can fly any airline as long as you arrive and leave Bishkek on the same dates (Aeroflot/Air Astana/Pegasus/Turkish,) airport transfer in Bishkek is your own responsibility if you are not arriving at a similar time. Kayak and Skyscanner are recommended search engines, please note that not all airlines have released their schedules for 2019. Kit List: Click here https://docs.google.com/document/d/12VfBDB-4bauKDy-y9EY1PvOTHeC_C8OE99kP7fHJGxk/edit?usp=sharing GO London terms and conditions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XSic4Aj9VJguTQuiWrTd6I1A-EmvmQCqCHggB0omlX8/edit?usp=sharing