Day 1: Yerevan
It is probably a best choice of taking the tour in Armenia! Today you are our guest, and we are going to meet you in the airport of Yerevan. Then the sightseeing trip is organized for the invitees. They are going to visit the city itself, which seems to be the largest one in a whole country. At the same time it is peculiar for being at the altitude of 900 to 1300 m, in the north east of the Ararat plain. Moreover, the city is places in the center of the Caucasus Mountains. Up to date, Yerevan is one of the ancient cities claiming to emerge in the 8th century BC. Night is planned in the hotel, dinner is offered in the traditional restaurant.
Day 2: Yerevan - Echmiadzin - Yerevan
Have a trip along the capital, getting to the Victory Park first. It is the location with a deck of observation, from where many sites are seen. At the same time the Cascade is the next location to be visited today, as it presents us the museum under the open air. Next, guests have a look at the Opera and Ballet Theater, Sergei Parajanov Museum and after that drive to Echmiadzin city. We have a tour there as it is important from the point of view of religious place, being the center for all the people from Armenia, all over the world. This is the place as the Church of St. Hripsime (7th century) and the Mother See Cathedral of St. Echmiadzin. Then the route is continued to the Machanents Creative Center, as here we can have lunch and rest a little. Of course, guests of the country need to get acquainted with the museum, known as "Megerian Carpet" factory. There are works of sculptor Kochar - Sasuntsi David. At the same time in this factory you can have a view of the carpets of 400 years old. And being here guests can take a view of craftsmen and create their own carpets. Before the night to be taken in the hotel, you can have a walk along the city, with visiting the Northern Avenue and the Republic Square. The latter one is famous for the singing fountains.
Day 3: Yerevan - Goris
Invitees are able to have breakfast and only then start a viewing trip of the Ararat valley. It is identified with a leading way to the famous Khor Virap monastery. This is the site claiming of the very location where Christianity was adopted by the local people. And it seems to happen in the 4th century. Later on, boarders get to the Mount Ararat, with then driving to the Areni village. This settlement shows us the Vayots Dzor region, famous for the idea of creation of wine. And of course it is identified to start about 6000 years ago, with evidences found in September 2008, in the cave showing this idea. So, the next place to be seen is Noravank monastery. It was created in the 13th century, right in the gorge, red gorge. In Goris village guests have rest and lunch, and then are able to walk along the territory. Night is offered in the hotel of this village.
Day 4: Goris - Yeghegis
Today we leave the village after the breakfast, and take a tour to the other famous location of Armenia - Zorats Karer (Karahunj). It seems to be important location from archeological and historical point of view, located at 1770 m. It is presented by megalithic complex, with red-brown monoliths to be seen just while getting closer to it. So, the Karahunj, or Zorats Karer is seen as the observation lab created in the 6th millennium BC. Here there is a special wall, depicting the position of stars on the sky about 7.5 thousand years ago. The next destination is Tatev, the main and significant pearl of the country. This is identified as the location with the greatest and longest cable car. It is going along the Vorotan gorge, which is 320m deep in its turn. Getting to Yeghegis night is spent there.
Day 5: Yeghegis - Sevan lake - Dilijan
Start your day with the trip to the Selim Pass. It is peculiar and must be seen as is going along the height of2500 m. Here views are incredible, and identify the fantastic start to seeing of Lake Sevan. This lake is rather unique. It is known to be the highest lake being large and freshwater one, at the altitude of 1900m. Going further, we have a view of Ayrivank and Noradus Monasteries, with the lunch offered in Tsaghkunk later. For the next destination we have chosen the Sevanavank Monastery, created in 874 by Princess Mariam. Its peculiar feature is seen in the peninsula location, which gives views of mountains surrounding it. In the end of the day we get to the resort town Dilijan and enjoy pure nature here, with feeling the view of the 19th century town. Night is prepared in the hotel.
Day 6: Dilijan - Gyumri
Waking up, you are able to have breakfast and only then take a tour to the Lori region. This is going to be the route along the monasteries of ancient time, famous Sanahin and Haghpat. These are the sites, included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. These are seen to be the ancient centers of education and culture, in connection with science. Then there will be the view of the Debed River, canyons and just small villages. Lunch is taken in the Kefoe restaurant, with the following route to Gyumri to be made. Gyumri is the center of culture, as well as the greatest city in Armenia. Today it serves the meaning of the greatest cultural location as has five churches, a monastery and an Orthodox chapel on the territory. At the same time we would like to note the Amenaprkich Church (Church of the Savior) out of these all. In the Gvug gastro-yard guests have lunch and then get to the hotel for night.
Day 7: Gyumri - Yerevan
Prepare for the way to Sev Berd, the Museum of Crafts and Frunzik Mkrtchyan, with then the way to the Cherkezi Dzor restaurant, for lunch. The following site is going to be made along Mount Aragats. This route leads to the Saghmosavank Monastery (Psalm Monastery). The location of it is rather interesting, as seems to be on the edge of gulch of the Kasakh River. This location is also famous for the stella demoted to the 1600th anniversary of the formation of the alphabet. In Yerevan guests arrive and then get to the hotel ordered for the night.
Day 8: Yerevan - Garni - Yerevan
The way today is offered to be made along one of the most breatj-taking views of the Azat River. It presents us the opportunity to get to the Geghard monastery. It is enlisted in the UNESCO World Heritage Site, famous for the rocky creation. From this site we are going to get to the Garni village and have a visit of the Symphony of Stones and a pagan temple. The temple is created in the Hellenistic style, with the village being created in 77AD. After lunch in the traditional resident's house, guests have a trip to Yerevan back and visit the Yerevan Brandy Factory and ARARAT Museum. Night then is offered in the hotel.
Day 9: Flight
Transfer to airport in the morning.
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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