Few nations have histories as ancient, complex and laced with tragedy as Armenia (ՀԱՅԱՍՏԱՆ). And even fewer have a culture that is as rich and resilient. This is a destination where you will be intrigued by history, awed by monuments, amazed by the landscape and charmed by down-to-earth locals.The simply extraordinary collection of medieval monasteries scattered across the country is the number-one attraction, closely followed by a dramatically beautiful landscape that is perfectly suited to hiking and other outdoor activities. And then there’s the unexpected delight of Yerevan – one of Europe‘s most exuberant and endearing cities. Put together, they offer an enticing and hugely enjoyable travel experience.
Day 1 Yerevan
Arrival in Yerevan. Meeting at the airport, transfer to hotel. After a short rest we will go to wine bar, where we will have wine tasting and dinner. Then walk in the evening Yerevan (Republic Square, singing fountains, Cascade, an observation desk with panoramic views of the city).
Overnight in Yerevan.
Day 2 Khor Vorap – Garni-Geghard – Yerevan
After the breakfast in the morning we will take our direction to Khor Virap. Then we will visit to the pagan temple Garni. Along the sides of the gorge of Garni, we will take a look to the natural monument «Symphony of the Stones» basalt column which is also called “Basalt Organ”. After that we will have a chance to know the secrets of making Armenian lavash by taking part in that process. This will followed by the lunch in a rural home where you will taste Armenian eco food including lavash. Before committing back to Yerevan, we will culminate our day journey in Geghard monastery.
Overnight in Yerevan.
Day 3 Noravank – Areni – Jermuk
Right after the breakfast we will go to Noravank. On the way there is a market called “Miracles of Vayots Dzor” where we will get acquainted with the taste of Armenian luscious goods and hospitality. In Areni we will tour the “Areni wine factory”, where different wines will be served to us. By continuing the wine way, we will also visit to the oldest wine factory. Our next stop is Jermuk, which is known with its resort facilities and breathtaking nature. As a proof of it we will visit to the places called “Hear of Mermaid” and “Daisy”.
Overnight in Jermuk.
Day 4 Jermuk – Khndzoresk – Tatev – Goris
We will start our daily tour in the village of contrasts Khndzoresk where new and old are contacted with a floppy bridge. The core of the day will be the longest reversible air tramway in the world which will bring us to the gem of Armenia — Tatev monastery. In the end of the memorable day we will have a dinner.
Overnight in Goris.
Day 5 Goris – Vardanyants Caravanserai – Hayravank – Sevanavank – Yerevan
After the breakfast we will take drive to Gegharkunik, the biggest region in Armenia. But before reaching it we will find ourselves in the Middle Ages, since we are going to visit to Selim’s Caravanserai which was a part of Silk Road and a favorite place to stay for traders. In Gegharkunik we will be in Hayravank and Sevanavak where a beautiful panorama is opened to the peninsula Sevan which is our next destination. Here we will taste fish “ishkhan”.
Overnight in Yerevan.
Day 6 Yerevan – Zvartnots – Cathedral of Etchmiatsin– Shoghakat church – Yerevan
After the breakfast we will drive to the spiritual center of Armenia and all Armenians, Cathedral of Etchmiatsin. On the way we will visit to the Zvartnots temple, which is unique architectural center of Early Middle Ages in Armenia. Here we will also visit the Shoghakat church. Culmination of the day will be in Yerevan around the farewell dinner accompanied with the Armenian national music and dances.
Day 7 Farewell
Visit the famous flea market «Vernissage»
Transfer to the airport
|2 person||4-6 person||8-15 person||20 and more person|
|720 EUR / 765USD||584 EUR / 620 USD||494EUR / 525USD||300 EUR / 318 USD|
The price includes:
- Accommodation in comfortable and famous hotels
- Transportation service according to the program;
- Welcome dinner, farewell dinner, breakfasts in hotel
- Guide service (who speaks on your language)
- Entrance fees.
- Travel map of Armenia.
- 2 bottles of water a day.
The tour price does not include:
- Airline Tickets
- Some alcoholic drinks
- You can choose any other hotel in Armenia;
- Tour can start from any place you prefer in Yerevan;
- Tour package for children under 5 is free of charge;
- For children from 6 to 11 — 50 % discount;
- Monday for Yerevan museums is non working day.
We take into account your wishes and preferences during making our tours. We will actualize all your cultural desires.
Relax… You are with us! We make it simple!
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