Day 1: Yerevan
When you arrive in Yerevan, you will be welcomed at the airport and brought to the city. Once you have settled into your hotel, you will be given a walking tour of Yerevan's center, depending on the time of your arrival. Armenia's capital and largest city is Yerevan. At heights ranging from 900 to 1300 meters above sea level, the city is located in the northeastern region of the Ararat plain, bordering by the Caucasus Mountains. Yerevan is proud of its famous and long history, which goes back to the seventh century BC. In the evening, there is a meal option at a prominent restaurant with a live music program. The night will be spent at a hotel.
Day 2: Yerevan - Echmiadzin - Yerevan
Your day will begin with a tour of Armenia's capital, beginning at Victory Park's viewing platform and concluding at the Cascade, a one-of-a-kind open-air museum of modern art. After that, the Sergei Parajanov Museum and the Opera and Ballet Theater's building will be viewed. Then you'll go to Echmiadzin, Armenia's spiritual capital, to see the 7th-century Church of St. Hripsime and St. Echmiadzin's Mother See Cathedral. On your way back, you'll stop at Machanents Creative Center for lunch and a break. Then Kochar - Sasuntsi David's work may pique your attention. The museum of the "Megerian Carpet" factory, which has carpets with a 400-year history, will next take you on a tour of carpet weaving history. Those who like may collaborate with our artisans to design their own rugs. Take a stroll down Northern Avenue in the evening to see the Republic Square singing fountains. We'll spend the night in a hotel.
Day 3: Yerevan - Goris
Travel through the Ararat valley to the Khor Virap monastery after breakfast and checking out of the accommodation. The monastery's history is tied to Armenia's embrace of Christianity in the 4th century. Because of its closeness, Khor Virap provides a wonderful view of Mount Ararat. Then proceed to Areni, Armenia's winemaking capital, which is located in the Vayots Dzor region. As you shall see, the Areni cave was the site of the discovery of wine production on Armenian soil six thousand years ago. The world's oldest shoe, unearthed in a cave in September 2008, remains the most astounding find. Then you'll go to the spectacular 13th-century Noravank monastery, which is situated among red cliffs in a stunning canyon. After lunch, you'll travel to Goris for a little break and some tasting. Check-in and relax. Evening Goris and its surroundings enchant all tourists. Goris walking tour. We'll spend the night in a hotel.
Day 4: Goris - Yeghegis
Following a quick breakfast in Goris, you will go to Zorats Karer (Karahunj), a fascinating and thrilling site. At a height of 1770 meters above sea level, Zorats Karer is a prehistoric archaeological site with an old megalithic structure. From the road, rows of gigantic red-brown monoliths may be observed. Karahunj was formerly a sixth-millennium BC observatory, according to archaeological findings. Many of the steles have holes etched in them that correspond to the 7.5 thousand-year-old locations of the stars in the sky. Then it's on to Tatev, Armenia's medieval architectural crown treasure. The world's longest cable car, which spans the 320-meter-deep Vorotan canyon, is open to the public. Your journey will lead you to Yeghegis, where you will spend the night, after a delicious meal.
Day 5: Yeghegis - Sevan lake - Dilijan
The tour will begin with a visit to the Selim Pass, which is 2500 meters above sea level. You may get a nice view of the surroundings from here. This day will be spent exploring Armenia's blue treasure, Lake Sevan. Sevan, at 1900 meters above sea level, is one of the world's biggest highland freshwater lakes. Cheeses that have been aged in wine and cognac are among the selections. Visit the Ayrivank and Noradus monasteries. Then you'll have lunch and a master lesson with Tsaghkunk's most famous chef. In 874, Princess Mariam founded the Sevanavank Monastery on the peninsula, which overlooks a turquoise lake surrounded by mountains. Our next stop on our journey will be Dilijan, a resort town famed for its beautiful wooded setting and pure air filled with pine fragrances. A trip through the historic quarter will transport you to a nineteenth-century town. We'll spend the night in a hotel.
Day 6: Dilijan - Gyumri
After a hearty breakfast and a cup of freshly prepared coffee, go to Armenia's Lori region. A visit to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed ancient monasteries of Sanahin and Haghpat is included in the program. Sanahin and Haghpat were medieval Armenia's most major educational and scientific hubs. Lori is home to a number of architectural gems as well as breathtaking views of verdant forests, steep Debed River canyons, and historic riverside settlements. Lunch is served in the adjacent Kefoe restaurant, where traditional Armenian cuisine is cooked according to family recipes. After that, you'll go to Gyumri, Armenia's second largest city and cultural centre. A local legend museum, a historical and cultural reserve, five churches, a monastery, and an Orthodox chapel are all located in the city. All of the churches are gorgeous, but the Amenaprkich Church is the most beautiful and historically significant (Church of the Savior). Dinner is served in Gvug gastro-yard. Overnight.
Day 7: Gyumri - Yerevan
After breakfast, visit Sev Berd, the Museum of Crafts, and Frunzik Mkrtchyan on your tour of Gyumri. Lunch will be served at the Cherkezi Dzor restaurant. Then it's on to Yerevan, through Mount Aragats and the Saghmosavank Monastery (Psalm Monastery), which rests on the gorge's edge of the Kasakh River. The Armenian alphabet letters monument, which was built in 2005 to honor the alphabet's 1600th anniversary, is located along the path. You'll be greeted with a beautiful view of the canyon as soon as you enter the monastery. Check in and unwind in Yerevan. Overnight will be spent at a hotel.
Day 8: Yerevan - Garni - Yerevan
The excursion will begin with a visit to the Azat River Canyon, which is a sight to behold. Geghard, a UNESCO World Heritage Site dating from the 13th century, will be visited. The surrounding cliffs make up the complex, and this one-of-a-kind monastery is carved out of the rock. The tour continues from the monastery to Garni, where the Symphony of Stones and a pagan temple in the Hellenistic style may be discovered. The sole extant pagan temple in the region is Garni, which was founded in 77 AD. For lunch, traditional fare will be provided in the courtyard of a local resident's home. When you return to Yerevan, you will be treated to real craftsmanship and learn about the history of the Armenian cognac industry at the Yerevan Cognac Factory and the ARARAT Museum. Spend the night in a hotel.
Day 9: Flight
Breakfast. 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