EcoTour in Dilijan
Dilijan (Tavush Region) is a city with a specific flora and fauna. It’s vast territory is in wooded valley of basin Aghstev (inflow Kura) and two of its tributaries. Climate of neighborhoods of Dilijan is warm and moderately humid. The clean mountain air is filled with the healing scent of pines. Mountain climatic and balneological resort Dilijan is located at 1255-1510m. Travellers from all over the world come to this beautiful city to enjoy its natural and architectural monuments of antiquity, unforgettable mountains and forests that surround you at any point in the city.
Day 1 In The Heart of Armenia
Arrival in Yerevan — Meeting at the airport — Transfer to hotel.
After a short rest we’ll start city tour around Yerevan. During the exploring of the city streets you will feel the hospitality and the whole warmness of this wonderful city (Opera House, Cascade Complex, The Republic Square). Then we’ll continue with a visit to the History Museum of Armenia , where 40000 artifacts of the museum represent the history of the country. After that we’ll have a dinner in the restaurant of Armenian cuisine. Our tour will end in the Republic Square, where we’ll enjoy the songs of singing fօuntains. In the midnight we’ll return to hotel .
Overnight in Yerevan.
Day 2 Armenian Nature
Yerevan — Dilijan
After breakfast we’ll move from Yerevan to Dilijan usually called Armenian Switzerland or Little Switzerland by the locals. It is one of the most important resorts of Armenia, situated within the Dilijan National Park. Check- in at the hotel. After a short rest we’ll explore the sights of Dilijan town (by bicycle) and enjoy the nature of town. In the town we’ll visit the monument of Rotonda (Rotonda was built in the early 19th century with the efforts of a lot of rich (business) people. It served as a summer resort. Rotonda looks to picturesque mountains and forests of Dilijan. It’s construction inspired a lot of artists and poets such as Eghishe Charents. Then we’ll be in The Amphitheatre , which is located in the city center. The Amphitheatre was built by N. Danielyan, who was inspired by the structure of the Rotonda. After visiting all these places we’ll return to hotel with high spirit and will have a tasty Ecodinner with Armenian national dishes.
Overnight in Dilijan.
Day 3 Hidden Beauty Of Dilijan
In the morning you’ll have a breakfast. Then we’ll visit the pearl of Dilijan: Parz lake («Parz» in Armenian means pure). According to the legend new married couple were sunk in this lake. After that all new married couples visit the lake in their marriage day in memory of that couple. Our second station will be Jughtak and Mathosavank monasteries, which are 3 kilometers away from the center of Dilijan. The monasteries were built in the 12-13th centuries. Jughtak is composed of two monasteries. That’s why it’s called “Jughtak”, which means “Twins.” Mathosavank is situated in front of Jughtak, and it is on the right bank of Bldan river. There we’ll taste one of the famous Armenian national dishes, Xashlama. After all we’ll return to the hotel.
Overnight in Dilijan.
Day 4 Welcome To «Old Dilijan»
Traditional Armenian Eco breakfast. After, we’ll visit the street “Old Dilijan“, where the degustation of 4 varieties of Armenian homemade wines will be organized. In this street we’ll get acquainted with 19th century architectural secrets of Dilijan.
Return to hotel.
Day 5 Enjoy Armenian Hospitality
After a breakfast we’ll visit Haghartsin and Goshavanq monasteries. After visiting these monasteries we’ll have dinner in the Kesab Restaurant and enjoy Armenian folks and dances. In the end of the evening we’ll return to hotel with good mood.
Day 6 «Blue-eyed» Sevan
After breakfast we will move to Yerevan. On our way we’ll visit Sevanavanq church, where you’ll admire the fascinating view of Lake Sevan. Then we’ll move to Yerevan, where our tour will end with farewell dinner.
Overnight in Yerevan.
Day 7 Departure
Transfer to Airport
After Breakfast, we’ll visit the famous Vernissage open-air market, and later we’ll transfer you to the airport.
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The tour price includes:
- Accommodation in comfortable and famous hotels ;
- Transportation service according to the program;
- Welcome and farewell dinners, breakfasts in hotel, 3 dinners;
- 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 is a non working day for Yerevan museums.
We take into account your wishes and preferences during making our tours. We will actualize all your eco- desires .
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With Best Regards Kartour