Day 1: Yerevan
Having the trip in Armenia, guests first are met in the airport. Then there is going to be the sightseeing tour along Yerevan. By the way, Yerevan is the capital of the country, also serving to be the center of culture and education. Moreover, it is seen to be the largest city of the country ever. So it is found at the height of 900 to 1300 m, in the very north-east. Basically it is placed at the Ararat plain, in the center of the Caucasus Mountains. The history of the city is based on the emergence in the 8th century. Hotel is offered in the hotel.
Day 2: Yerevan - Echmiadzin - Yerevan
As we have decided to show the city, guests need to start the investigation from Victory Park of the capital. It is identified as the observation location, with then going to the open museum, the only one here. For next sites, the tour is made to see the Opera and Ballet Theater and Sergei Parajanov Museum. This day we also have a desire to visit the Echmiadzin city. It is identified to be the city of religion of many local dwellers. Here such places as the Church of St. Hripsime of 7th century, the Mother See Cathedral of St. Echmiadzin, Machanents Creative Center are visited. The latter one is known as the site where we have lunch and rest. At this position, we get to know works of the famous sculptor Kochar - Sasuntsi David. Also along this trip, guests visit the "Megerian Carpet" factory. In this factory invitees can view 400 years old carpets. Then, in the evening, you have a walk along the Northern Avenue, for then taking a trip to the Republic Square, where there are singing fountains. Hotel is planned to be ordered for the night.
Day 3: Yerevan - Goris
For the trip to Goris to be taken, we need to have a view of the Ararat valley, as here the Khor Virap monastery. This monastery is seen as the location symbolizing the adoption of Christianity, in the 4th century. Then the view of Mount Ararat and Khor Virap are seen. Then we need to have rest, and for this the stop is made at Areni village of Vayots Dzor region, famous for wines creation. There are evidences to the idea of wine creation since ancient times, found in the caves in September 2008. At the same time they are located in the way to Noravank monastery. This location was created in the 13th century and serves to be the identification of fabulous beauty. For the end of the day we get to Goris, and have night there in the hotel.
Day 4: Goris - Yeghegis
Having breakfast, inviteed take a way to Zorats Karer. It is also known as Karahunj, being the historical location with ancient megalithic positions at the altitude of 1770 meters above sea level. While reaching the site, big red-brown monoliths can be noticed. Here also the ancient observation is located. It is known to be created in the 6th millennium BC. Here there are walls, with the position of stars on the sky about 7.5 thousand years ago. Reaching Tatev, you can be sure of it to be the gem of Armenia, as well as of history. Here you can have a trip along the longest cable car, leading to Vorotan gorge, 320 meters deep. Night and dinner is offered in the Yeghegis region.
Day 5: Yeghegis - Sevan lake - Dilijan
Now the route is made along the Selim Pass, at the altitude of 2500m. This is going to be the picturesque landascape to be noticed. This day can also be devoted to seeing of Sevan lake, which is the largest freshwater one at the height of 1900m. Also, such monasteries as Ayrivank and Noradus are going to be visited. Then guests have lunch in Tsaghkunk. The monastery Sevanavank was created by Princess Mariam in 874. Here views are fantastic, extremely astounding ones. Rest is taken in Dilijan town, where nature is pure and must be seen by all of the tourists. At one fell swoop, this is the site of ancient meaning, being created in the 19th century. Night then is offered in the hotel.
Day 6: Dilijan - Gyumri
Today our team is glad to offer coffee and breakfast, for then taking a trip to the Lori region of Armenia. The way is made with passing of Sanahin and Haghpat religious foundations. These are known to be in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Moreover, these are the ancient and largest positions in the country, claiming to be centers of education and science. Then good forests of the Debed River are seen and felt. For lunch guests are taken to Kefoe restaurant for tasting local recipes. Later on, in Gyumri, guests have a view of culture of the country, along with cultural and religious locations presented by five churches, a monastery and an Orthodox chapel. But the very significant one is presented by the Amenaprkich Church (Church of the Savior). Night is planned to be spent in the hotel.
Day 7: Gyumri - Yerevan
Have a route from Gyumri to Sev Berd, the Museum of Crafts and Frunzik Mkrtchyan today. Then lunch is offered in the Cherkezi Dzor restaurant. Basically the trip here is made to the capital of the country, passing Mount Aragats to the Saghmosavank Monastery (Psalm Monastery) which is found in the gorge of the Kasakh River. Walking here, you can have a view of the wall of the letters of the Armenian alphabet. This is a monument, created in 2005 in honor of the 1600th anniversary of alphabet. Hotel is offered for night.
Day 8: Yerevan - Garni - Yerevan
Be sure to take a route along canyon of the Azat River. This canyon is seen to be rather charming, with making the way to Geghard. It is the monastery of the 13th century, being in a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Today it is unique, created of rock complex. Garni village is famous for the Symphony of Stones and the Hellenistic styled pagan sanctuary. This village was created in 77 AD. Then lunch is taken in the local residence. And of course as we return to Yerevan, guests have a visit of the Yerevan Brandy Factory and ARARAT Museum. Here notes of craftsmanship can be viewed. Night is prepared in the hotel.
Day 9: Flight
Morning 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