Day 1: Yerevan
In the first day of the tour in Armenia, guests have a meeting with our people there and then have a trip along the city. This is going to be the investigation of the capital Yerevan located at the 900-1300m. It is also can be found at the plain Ararat, with the mountains surrounding it. These are the famous the Caucasus Mountains. The history of the city can be seen to start 8th century BC. Night is offered in the hotel, after lunch in the local restaurant.
Day 2: Yerevan - Echmiadzin - Yerevan
For the next destination we would like to show the other famous sites of the capital city, starting with the view from the Victory Park. It is going then to Cascade. This is a famous museum of modern-day art, being of the open-air type. Also we would like to show the Opera and Ballet Theater as well as Sergei Parajanov Museum. Further the way is made to the Echmiadzin city. Today it is seen as the spiritual center of all Armenians. Not only of the country but also those living in other countries. Right here it is possible to see the Church of St. Hripsime. This church was created here in the 7th century. Close to it guests can visit the Mother See Cathedral of St. Echmiadzin. Having the way back there is going to be the stop at Machanents Creative Center. Here we have rest for the further visiting of "Megerian Carpet" factory. Here carpets of 400 years old can be seen. Moreover, this location opens the opportunity of trying to create the carpet under the eye of craftsmen. We have reserved hotel for the night, after the walk along the singing fountains, the Northern Avenue and the Republic Square.
Day 3: Yerevan - Goris
Guests have a day of great emotions, and for the first time they have a walk along the Ararat valley. It makes a way to the Khor Virap monastery. Basically it is famous here for being connected with the time when Christianity was adopted by the country. All is supposed to happen in the 4th century. Later the trip is aimed at seeing of the Mount Ararat. The next village we are going to visit is Areni. It is found on the way along the Vayots Dzor region. This region is famous for being the main winemaking of the country. This art seems to go from ancient times, so that the locals found evidences in September 2008. This is going to be the main proof in the world. Then the way is made to the Noravank monastery, created in the 13th century. This place is worth visiting for the view of the red rocks. Getting to Goris, guests have rest and start a walking trip along the territory with seeing of all the corners. Night is planned in the hotel.
Day 4: Goris - Yeghegis
Our team is glad to offer the breakfast here and then take boarders to the Zorats Karer (Karahunj). It is seen as the location of ancient times. There are even archaeological researches, telling about the megalithic complex. It is seen to be found at the altitude of 1770m. Being here we are able to see the rows of monoliths being red in color. At the same time, Karahunj is known to be the observatory station. These events happened the 6th millennium BC. There are holes here and they identify the sky of stars seen 7.5 thousand years ago. For the next point people see the pearl of ancient buildings, Tatev. Right here you can have a ride along the cable car, going along the Vorotan gorge, which is 320m deep in its turn. Later we have lunch and spend the night in Yeghegis.
Day 5: Yeghegis - Sevan lake - Dilijan
This is going to be the tour along the Selim Pass. Today the way is made at the altitude of 2500m. And from here fantastic panorama is seen. This is the starting point of seeing Lake Sevan, the pearl of the country. This is the lake also seen as one of the largest lake of fresh water being located high in the mountains, at the altitude of 1900m. At here we are able to try cheese matured in cognac and wine. Having the route to the Ayrivank and Noradus Monasteries, wanderers are able to have lunch and then have a look at master class of a famous Chef of Tsaghkunk. According to the historical facts, we can find out that Sevanavank Monastery was created in 874. It was made to be located at the peninsula. And here guests are able to have a look at crystal alpine, all created by Princess Mariam. The rest is taken in Dilijan town. This site is popular with wooden forest. Being here it is possible to feel ancient history of the place, emerged in the 19th century. Night is planned to be spent in the hotel.
Day 6: Dilijan - Gyumri
Here comes the way to Lori region of Armenia. It is well known for the old-fashioned monasteries of Sanahin and Haghpat. These are the locations being included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. At the same time they are the centers of scientific and educational sides of the country. Not only architectural monuments are seen here, but also natural landscapes, thick forests and of course canyons of the Debed River. During the trip guests have lunch at Kefoe restaurant. This is the center of traditional cuisine of the local dwellers. Further the way is made to the cultural midpoint Gyumri. At the same time it is identified as the second largest city in the whole country. Right in this location everyone is going to visit the traditional museum, all five chapels of the territory, and of course an Orthodox chapel. We would like to note an extremely valuable Amenaprkich Church. This is also known as the Church of the Savior. Night is spent in the hotel, and dinner is served in the Gvug gastro-yard.
Day 7: Gyumri - Yerevan
Today we have a chance to have a stroll along Gyumri, continuing with Sev Berd and well-known Museum of Crafts and Frunzik Mkrtchyan. Today we have lunch in Cherkezi Dzor restaurant and then start for Yerevan. We pass the Mount Aragats, and get to see the Saghmosavank Monastery (Psalm Monastery). It is seen as one of the significant places of the deep gorge of the Kasakh River. Also guests are taken to the special monument of the Armenian alphabet. It was given in 2005, as there was a celebration of 1600th anniversary. Night is offered in the hotel of Yerevan city.
Day 8: Yerevan - Garni - Yerevan
Our company aims to show the most attractive canyon along the tour of the Azat River, where the rocky monastery of Geghard, created in the 13th century is located. It seems to be in a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Today it is seen as an exceptional religious foundation made in the rock. Then the route is aimed at Garni village. Here we are able to witness Symphony of Stones, as well as the Hellenistic styled pagan temple. This village is seen to be created 77AD. Traditional cuisine in the resident's house is taken for lunch. Later we can be the members of the trip to the Yerevan Brandy Factory and ARARAT Museum. The history of brandy business of the country as well as true work of workmanship. Night is taken in the hotel.
Day 9: Flight
Transfer to airport in the morning.
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 $
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