YOUR LOCAL GUIDE
Day 1: Yerevan
You will be met at the airport and transported to the city when you arrive in Yerevan. After settling into the hotel, you will be given a walking tour of Yerevan's center, based on the period of your arrival. Yerevan is Armenia's capital, as well as the country's main city, social, and scientific center. At heights ranging from 900 to 1300 meters above sea level, the city is located on the northeastern Ararat plain, bordered by the Caucasus Mountains. Yerevan has a long and illustrious past that dates back to the seventh century BC. Dinner at a national restaurant with a music performance is offered in the evening. Night at a hotel.
Day 2: Yerevan – Echmiadzin – Yerevan
Your day will begin with a tour of Armenia's capital, which will include stops at Victory Park's viewing platform and the Cascade, a one-of-a-kind open-air museum of modern art. Then you'll go to the Sergei Parajanov Museum and view the building of the Opera and Ballet Theater. Then you'll go to Echmiadzin to explore the Church of St. Hripsime (7th century) and the Mother See Cathedral of St. Echmiadzin, the world's holiest place for Armenians. On the way back, you'll stop at Machanents Creative Center for lunch and a relaxation. Then you may learn about sculptor Kochar – Sasuntsi David's work. Then you'll be immersed in the history of carpet weaving at the "Megerian Carpet" factory's museum, which has carpets dating back 400 years. Those who choose might work with our craftspeople to design their own carpet. You may take a stroll down Northern Avenue in the evening and witness the singing fountains in Republic Square at the end. The night will be spent at a hotel.
Day 3: Yerevan – Goris
After breakfast, travel over the Ararat valley to the Khor Virap monastery, whose history is linked to Armenia's adoption of Christianity in the 4th century. Because Khor Virap lies so near to Mount Ararat, it provides a spectacular view of the mountain's summit. Then, in Armenia's Vayots Dzor region, travel to Areni, a wine-producing village. As demonstrated by the discovery in the cave of Areni village, which you will visit, wine production began on Armenian soil six thousand years ago. The most stunning find to date is the world's oldest shoe, which was discovered in a cave in September 2008. Then you'll visit the magnificent 13th-century Noravank monastery, which is nestled among red cliffs in an indescribably stunning ravine. You will drive to Goris after lunch and sampling, as well as a short pause. Check in and try to get some rest. Evening Goris and its environs captivate all visitors. Then take a walking tour of Goris. Night will be spent at a hotel.
Day 4: Goris – Yeghegis
After a brief breakfast in Goris, you'll go to Zorats Karer, a unique and picturesque site (Karahunj). At a height of 1770 meters above sea level, Zorats Karer is a prehistoric archaeological site with an old megalithic complex. Rows of massive red-brown monoliths may be seen from the road. Karahunj was formerly a 6th millennium BC observatory, according to evidence. The gaps in several of the steles correlate to the positions of the stars in the sky 7.5 thousand years ago. Then we travel to Tatev, Armenia's crown jewel of medieval architecture. The public may ride the world's longest cable car, which spans the 320-meter-deep Vorotan canyon. Your tour will scene you to Yeghegis, where you will spend the night after a enjoyable meal.
Day 5: Yeghegis – Sevan Lake – Dilijan
The excursion will begin with a stop at the Selim Pass, which is 2500 meters above sea level. From here, you may get a great perspective of the surrounds. On this day, you will explore Lake Sevan, Armenia's blue jewel. Sevan is one of the world's biggest highland freshwater lakes, at an elevation of 1900 meters above sea level. We sample cheeses that have been aged in wine and cognac. Visit the monasteries of Ayrivank and Noradus. After that, you'll enjoy lunch and a master lesson with the famous Chef in Tsaghkunk. Princess Mariam established the Sevanavank Monastery on the peninsula in 874, which has a beautiful view of the turquoise lake surrounded by mountains. Our journey will next continue to Dilijan, a vacation town known for its lush greenery and fresh pine-scented air. A stroll through the historic center will transport you to a 19th-century historical town. The night will be spent at a hotel.
Day 6: Dilijan – Gyumri
Travel to Armenia's Lori region after a substantial breakfast and a cup of steaming coffee. The journey includes visits at the medieval monasteries of Sanahin and Haghpat, both of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Sanahin and Haghpat were important educational and research sites in medieval Armenia. Lori offers a spectacular terrain, with lush forests, rocky gorges of the Debed River, and old little settlements sprinkled over the canyon, as well as architectural treasures. Lunch is provided in the local Kefoe restaurant, where traditional Armenian specialties are made according to local customs. After that, you'll travel to Gyumri, Armenia's second-largest city and cultural capital. In addition to five churches, a monastery, and an Orthodox chapel, the city has a museum of local mythology, a historical and cultural reserve, and five churches, a monastery, and an Orthodox chapel. The Amenaprkich Church is the most beautiful and historically significant of them all (Church of the Savior). The Gvug gastro-yard is where you'll be eating your meal. Overnight night at a hotel.
Day 7: Gyumri – Yerevan
After breakfast, visit Sev Berd, the Museum of Crafts, and Frunzik Mkrtchyan in Gyumri. The Cherkezi Dzor restaurant will serve lunch. Then, on your trip to Yerevan, you'll pass through Mount Aragats on your way to the Saghmosavank Monastery (Psalm Monastery), which is perched on the cliffs of the Kasakh River's steep valley. You'll stop at a monument honouring the letters of the Armenian alphabet along the journey, which was built in 2005 to commemorate the alphabet's 1600th anniversary. You will be met with a stunning view of the canyon when you arrive at the monastery. In Yerevan, check in and relax. The night will be spent at a hotel.
Day 8: Yerevan – Garni – Yerevan
The excursion will begin with a visit to the Azat River's beautiful canyon. Geghard, a 13th-century mountain monastery that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, will be visited. This one-of-a-kind monastery is carved into the rock, and the surrounding cliffs are part of the complex. The expedition continues to Garni, where the Symphony of Stones and a pagan temple built in the Hellenistic style are located, after viewing the monastery. Garni was built in 77 AD and is the only remaining pagan temple in the area. Lunch will be served in the courtyard of a local resident's home, where you will be able to sample traditional fare. You will be welcomed as a guest of the Yerevan Cognac Factory and ARARAT Museum when you arrive in Yerevan, where you will be able to experience moments of pure creativity and learn about the history of the Armenian cognac industry. Overnight at a hotel.
Day 9: Flight
In the morning is transfer to airport.
Price per person:
02 pax – 2 330 $
04 pax – 1 700 $
06 pax – 1 490 $
08 pax – 1 375 $
10 pax – 1 300 $
Single – 390 $
- Full board
Yerevan – “Apricot” Hotel 4*
Goris – “Mirhav” Hotel 4*
Gyumri – “Grand Hotel” Hotel 4*
Dilijan – “Dilli Jaz” Hotel 4*
- Mineral water
- Shows as per program
- Entrance fees to museums
- Season: From April 15 to October 20
- PCR test
- Single rooms
- Medical insurance
- Visa and visa support