Day 1: Yerevan
When you arrive in Yerevan, you will be welcomed at the airport and transported into the city. Once you've settled into your accommodation, you'll 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 section of the Ararat valley, bounded by the Caucasus Mountains. Yerevan is proud of its long and famous history, which stretches all the way back to the seventh century BC. In the evening, there is a meal option at a well-known restaurant with a live music program. You'll be staying in a hotel for the night.
Day 2: Yerevan - Echmiadzin - Yerevan
Your day will begin with a tour of Armenia's capital, starting at Victory Park's viewing platform and concluding at the Cascade, kind of an open-air museum of modern art. After that, the Sergei Parajanov Museum and the Opera and Ballet Theater's structure will be visited. The 7th-century Church of St. Hripsime and the Mother See Cathedral of St. Echmiadzin will be your next stop in Echmiadzin, Armenia's spiritual capital. On your way back, you'll stop for lunch and a respite at Machanents Creative Center. Kochar - Sasuntsi David's work may pique your attention. Following that, you'll be taken on a tour of carpet weaving history at the "Megerian Carpet" factory's museum, which has 400-year-old carpets. Those who would want to collaborate with our artisans to design their own carpets are invited to do so. Take a stroll down Northern Avenue in the evening to see the Republic Square singing fountains. You will spend the night in a hotel.
Day 3: Yerevan - Goris
Travel over the Ararat valley to the Khor Virap monastery after breakfast and checking out of the accommodation. The monastery's history is intertwined with Armenia's conversion to Christianity in the fourth century. Because of its closeness, Khor Virap provides a wonderful view of Mount Ararat. Then proceed to Areni, Armenia's winemaking capital, in the Vayots Dzor region. As you can see, the Areni cave was the site of the discovery of wine production on Armenian soil six thousand years ago. The oldest shoe in the world, unearthed in a cave in September 2008, remains the most remarkable find. Then you'll go to the spectacular 13th-century Noravank monastery, which is set among red cliffs in a beautiful canyon. After lunch, you'll travel to Goris for a break and some sampling. Check-in and relax. Evening Goris and its surroundings enchant all tourists. Goris walking tour. You will spend the night in a hotel.
Day 4: Goris - Yeghegis
Following a quick breakfast in Goris, you'll go to Zorats Karer (Karahunj), a fascinating and distinctive place. At a height of 1770 meters above sea level, Zorats Karer is a prehistoric archaeological site with an old megalithic building. 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 great view of the surroundings from here. This day will be spent seeing Armenia's blue treasure, Lake Sevan. At 1900 meters above sea level, Sevan is one of the world's largest highland freshwater lakes. Cheeses that have been aged in wine or cognac are among the alternatives. Visit the Ayrivank and Noradus monasteries. Following that, you'll have lunch and a master class with Tsaghkunk's most famous chef. Princess Mariam established the Sevanavank Monastery in 874, which overlooks a beautiful lake surrounded by mountains. Our next destination on our journey will be Dilijan, a resort town famed for its beautiful wooded surroundings and fresh air scented with pine. A stroll through the historic zone transports you to an eighteenth-century town. Overnight at the 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 centers. Lori is home to a variety of architectural wonders as well as breathtaking views of verdant woodlands, steep Debed River gorges, and historic riverside settlements. Lunch is served at the neighboring Kefoe restaurant, where traditional Armenian cuisine is prepared according to family traditions. Then you'll go to Gyumri, Armenia's cultural capital and second largest city. A local legend museum, a historical and cultural reserve, five churches, a monastery, and an Orthodox chapel are all located in the city. However, the Amenaprkich Church is the most beautiful and historically significant of the three churches (Church of the Savior). Dinner is served in the Gvug gastro-yard. Overnight.
Day 7: Gyumri - Yerevan
After breakfast, see Sev Berd, the Museum of Crafts, and Frunzik Mkrtchyan on your Gyumri tour. Lunch will be served at the Cherkezi Dzor restaurant. Then it's on to Yerevan, through Mount Aragats and the Saghmosavank Monastery (Psalm Monastery) on the banks of the Kasakh River valley. The Armenian alphabet letters monument, which was built in 2005 to honor the alphabet's 1600th anniversary, is located along the promenade. You'll be greeted by a breathtaking view of the canyon as soon as you enter the monastery. Check in and unwind in Yerevan. A hotel will be used for the night.
Day 8: Yerevan - Garni - Yerevan
The tour will begin with a stop to the Azat River Canyon, which is a beautiful sight to see. The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Geghard, which dates from the 13th century, will be visited. The complex is made up of surrounding cliffs, and this one-of-a-kind monastery is carved out of the rock. The journey continues from the monastery to Garni, where you can see the Symphony of Stones and a Hellenistic-style pagan temple. Garni, which was founded in 77 AD, is the region's only remaining pagan temple. Traditional meal will be served to a local resident's patio for lunch. When you return to Yerevan, visit the Yerevan Cognac Factory and the ARARAT Museum to experience true craftsmanship and learn about the history of the Armenian cognac industry. Night at the hotel.
Day 9: Flight
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 $
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