Day 1: Yerevan
Having the aim to have a tour along Armenia, guests turn to us and then arrive to airport. Then there is organized the special city tour, for the better acquaintance with the capital Yerevan. It is identified as the largest city of the country. Also it is located at the altitude of 900-1300m above sea level. Capital is seen as the cultural center, where science is greatly important. The city is found in the east-north of the Ararat plain. At the same time it is seen to be bounded by the Caucasus Mountains. Yerevan is seen as one of the ancient cities of the country, being created in the 8th century. Dinner is offered in the restaurant of national cuisine, with the night to be offered in the hotel then.
Day 2: Yerevan - Echmiadzin - Yerevan
The day now is oriented on still the trip along the capital of the country, and today we would like you to get to the vista point of Victory Park. Here you can get to the Cascade. It is the museum of modern art, being open, under the blue sky. Later we would like to visit the Opera and Ballet Theater and the Sergei Parajanov Museum. These are main museums of the country and the city. Then we drive for Echmiadzin city. It is also seen as the religious location, important for many Armenians all over the world. Here the well-known Church of St. Hripsime of the 7th century and the Mother See Cathedral of St. Echmiadzin are located. Then the way is made to the Machanents Creative Center. Here we have lunch and then see the works of sculptor Kochar - Sasuntsi David. Our team is glad to give the opportunities to immerse in the history of ancient times, as being in the "Megerian Carpet" factory. Here there are carpets of 400 years old. There are craftsmen here, and they can give the chance for guests to try to create the carpet. Later we have a walk along the Northern Avenue, with then admiring of singing fountains. For this we take a way to the Republic Square. Night is offered in the hotel.
Day 3: Yerevan - Goris
Now you need to check-out, and take a route to the Ararat valley. Here we are able to visit the Khor Virap monastery. The view at it is open from the Mount Ararat. This is the religious foundation, created in the 4th century, in the times of the Christianity adoption. Later the group travels to village of Areni. It means we get to see the Vayots Dzor region, famous for being the winemaking center. Such a meaning of winemaking was taken in September 2008, as it is seen to be rather ancient. Guests then have a road to the Noravank monastery. It was created in the 13th century. It is presented by red rocks. Gorge is rather picturesque. Lunch is taken and then the route is laid to Goris village. Here we go for a walk and get to the hotel for the night.
Day 4: Goris - Yeghegis
For the start of the day you are going to take a route to Zorats Karer (Karahunj). Karahunj is identified as the main archaeological location, the home of ancient megalithic sites, seen from the way to it, at the altitude of 1770m. What is more, it is seen to be the ancient observatory, about the 6th millennium BC. Here we can notice special holes, and these holes identify the sky, the stars 7.5 thousand years ago. Being in Armenia means to visit the pearl of ancient structural design - visit of Tatev. Here everyone is able to take a way along the 320m deep, of the Vorotan gorge along the longest cable car. Night is organized in Yeghegis.
Day 5: Yeghegis - Sevan lake - Dilijan
Let us continue the way, by going to the Selim Pass. Today the route is taken at the altitude of 2500m. Also it is supposed to be the location of amazing nature. Here we get to Lake Sevan, one of the most important places of the country. It is located high in the mountains, so that considered to be the largest one, being freshwater, at the height of 1900m. Then your attention should be paid to Ayrivank and Noradus Monasteries, along which you are going to walk after lunch in Tsaghkunk. So concerning the history of Sevanavank Monastery, it is known to be created by Princess Mariam. It was created on the peninsula, where views are fantastic, being bounded by the mountains. It was created in 874. Later the group drives to Dilijan town, where we wander about pristine nature. Here we can have a stroll along the historical center here. Night is offered in the hotel, after the guests have enjoyed and immersed in the 19th century.
Day 6: Dilijan - Gyumri
The other peculiar region of the country is Lori. Today attention is mostly grabbed by Sanahin and Haghpat ancient monasteries, being in the UNESCO World Heritage List. These are the center of education and culture, as well as then giving the route to the Debed River canyons. Here we can feel pure natural landscapes, where forests are impossibly amazing. There are small village here as well. Then lunch is taken in the Kefoe restaurant, with the further way to Gyumri. It is the second largest city of the country, where there are such peculiar places as museum of local folklore, five churches, a religious foundation and an Orthodox chapel. One of the most peculiar places to see here is the Amenaprkich Church, well-known as Church of the Savior. After dinner in the Gvug gastro-yard you have night in the hotel.
Day 7: Gyumri - Yerevan
Be the guest of Gyumri, have a walk here and then start a way to Sev Berd, the Museum of Crafts and Frunzik Mkrtchyan. You have lunch in Cherkezi Dzor restaurant and start for the Mount Aragats and the Saghmosavank Monastery. The last one is seen as Psalm Monastery located in the Kasakh River. This is also the home for the monument to the letters of the Armenian alphabet. It was put here in 2005, when there was in honor of the 1600th anniversary of the founding of the alphabet. Then we arrive in Yerevan and have night in the hotel.
Day 8: Yerevan - Garni - Yerevan
As there is an abundance of picturesque location, we take a tour to the Azat River. Here it is possible to see the 13th century Geghard monastery. It is taken into the UNESCO World Heritage Site. This complex is identified as one of the most unique ones, as carved in the stone. At the same time you can have a view of Garni village and its famous sightseeing as the Symphony of Stones and the Hellenistic style pagan temple. Lunch is taken in traditional style for our guests. After that we would like to take you to the Yerevan Brandy Factory and ARARAT Museum. Here at these places it is possible to drop a line with craftsmanship and brandy business of the country. Night is organized in the hotel.
Day 9: Flight
Transfer to airport is made today.
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