7days / 6nights
A week of authentic experience through the unique places in Armenia exploring mountains and valleys, monasteries and fortresses. During these days you will discover 4 UNESCO World heritage sites. The main highlights of this tour: lake Sevan - one of the largest freshwater high-altitude lakes in the world, Garni pagan temple – the only standing temple in the territory of CIS countries, Echmiadzin - the spiritual center for Armenians all over the world.
|Guaranteed dates 2019||Aug 17-Aug 23 & Aug 31 – Sep 6|
|May 18 – May 24||Sep 21-Sep 27|
|Jun 1 – Jun 7 & Jun 22 – Jun 28||Oct 12 – Oct 18|
|Jul 6 - Jul 12 & Jul 20 – Jul 26||Nov 2 – Nov 8|
Meet with your driver at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Check in from 14:00. Free time. There is possibility to choose from optional excursions. Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan.
After breakfast at the hotel meet your guide and start your day with city tour: Yerevan - the city which is 2800 years old! The history of Yerevan dates back to the 8th century BC, with the founding of the fortress of Erebuni in 782 BC. City tour starts from Tsitsernakaberd Memorial park and museum. During the city tour you also see: Republic square where National Art gallery, History museum and Government house are located, continue tour to Cascade, Opera and Ballet theatre house. Visit to Vernissage market which is open on weekends only and offers the variety of handmade souvenirs from antique to modern. Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan.
After breakfast at the hotel meet your guide and start tour to Khor Virap - one of the most popular destinations in Armenia. Also this place is the place from where you have best view to the biblical Mt. Ararat. Continue tour to Echmiadzin city - Echmiadzin is considered the spiritual center for Armenians all over the world! Visit to Hripsime church (7th century), one of the finest works of Armenian architecture of the classical period. On the way back to Yerevan visit ruins of Zvartnots cathedral (7th century) – monument which embodies the centuries old traditions of Armenian architects. Hripsime and Zvartnots are listed as World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO. Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan.
After breakfast at the hotel meet your guide and start tour to Geghard cave monastery (12th—13th centuries) - another incredible ancient Armenian monastery, partly carved out of a mountain. Continue tour to Garni village where Garni template is located (1st century AD). In Garni village master class of lavash backing with tasting. Geghard is listed as World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO. Back to Yerevan and visit to local fruit and sweets market which is well set out with a beautiful array of dried fruits, nuts, local homemade sweets and etc. perfect for gifts back home. Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan..
After breakfast at the hotel meet your guide and start tour to Emerald of Armenia Lake Sevan – mountainous lake located 2,000 meters above sea level and visit to Sevanavank. Continue tour to picturesque Dilijan – “little Switzerland” in Armenia and take a photo stop in Sharambeyan Street complete with craftsman’s shops, studios and museum. Visit Haghartsin (13th century) and Gohsavank (12-13th century) monasteries. The local terrain and scenery determined the compositional peculiarities of these ensembles. Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan.
Breakfast at the hotel. Free time for shopping or enjoying the city. Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan.
After breakfast meet your driver and transfer to airport.
7days / 6nights
Package price €495