Day 1: Yerevan
Hello friends, today you are in Armenia and this country offers us a great amount of sightseeing. We meet you in the airport and take to the center of the capital, based at the heights of 900 to 1300 m. It is known to be the walking tour along the scientific and cultural center of the country, with the city being based in the north east of the Ararat plain, surrounded by the Caucasus Mountains. By the way, it is the largest city in the country, and Yerevan is known to start its existence in the 8th century BC. Also, dinner is offered in the national restaurant, with the hotel being taken for the night.
Day 2: Yerevan - Echmiadzin - Yerevan
We have the tour to the center of the capital again, as there are still many sites to be viewed. Guests take the sights of the observation deck of Victory Park, with later the trip going to the Cascade, known as the museum of the open-air type. Such sites as the Opera and Ballet Theater and Sergei Parajanov Museum are better to be visited today as well. For the following part of the day our invitees travel for the Echmiadzin city, more the religious city than usual. The famous destinations here are the Church of St. Hripsime (7th century) and the Mother See Cathedral of St. Echmiadzin. For the short rest and delicious lunch we get to Machanents Creative Center. Also we want to offer the investigation of the territory where the works of sculptor Kochar - Sasuntsi David held. In the end of the day the visiting of the "Megerian Carpet" factory is organized. Guests notice of it being the location of 400 years old carpets. In Yerevan the walk along the Northern Avenue and the Republic Square with the singing fountains is organized. Night is taken in the local hotel.
Day 3: Yerevan - Goris
Today we offer breakfast in the hotel and organize the route to the Ararat valley. As from this valley you drive for the Khor Virap monastery created in the 4th century. This monastery is connected with the times of the adoption of Christianity in Armenia. The monastery is rather famous here for being located extremely close to the mountains. The village Areni is visited then during the trip. At the same time we identify it as the winemaking region. By the way today this route is made to Vayots Dzor region, where the deal of winemaking is famous here for about 6000 years old. There are evidences found in the cave in September 2008. Later, we visit the Noravank monastery, and find out that it is of the 13th century creation. The monastery is known to be based in the rocks of red color. As we get to Goris then, the walking acquaintance with the territory is organized, with after it the night aimed in the local hotel.
Day 4: Goris - Yeghegis
Invitees have breakfast in Goris and later get to the most fascinating destination, identified as Zorats Karer (Karahunj). For the local people it got the idea of great significance from the point of view of archeology as well as history. So the territory is covered with the ancient megalithic complex of the giant red-brown monoliths. Moreover, it is based at the heights of 1770m. Obviously the importance is seen in the idea of it being the observatory about the 6th century BC. That is why the holes depicted here show us the idea of the starry sky of 7.5 thousand years ago. Arriving to Tatev, guests view the true treasure of Armenia. Here the longest cable car is located and due to it tourists have a view of it going along the Vorotan gorge, 320 meters deep. Soon after lunch, Yeghegis is reached and we have night there.
Day 5: Yeghegis - Sevan lake - Dilijan
It is better to begin the day trip from the Selim Pass. It is seen to be going along the heights of 2500m, with the views being of unforgettable beauty. At the same time the greatness of the Lake Sevan is taken today. This is the largest lake being at the heights of 1900m, as well as the freshwater one. The route along the lands of Ayrivank and Noradus Monasteries is taken and we are going to get to have lunch of the Tsaghkunk. Apparently, the following destination is the Sevanavank Monastery. It is important from the historical point of view as it was created in 874 by Princess Mariam. Moreover, it is based on the peninsula, in the center of the mountains. Up to the end of the day you get to see the views of the city Dilijan, being of the resort status. At the same time it is known to be the perfect location where we are ready to feel the atmosphere of the 19th century. In hotel guests arrive, for the night being held there.
Day 6: Dilijan - Gyumri
Starting the morning with delicious coffee, you get the territory of the Lori region, where the most famous monasteries, of the UNESCO World Heritage List, are located. And these are the Sanahin and Haghpat. Today these are identified as important architectural destinations, where landscapes are of exquisite beauty. It is also popular for such localities as thick forests, rocky canyons of the Debed River and of course local villages. So than we start for the Kefoe restaurant, have traditional lunch and then arrive for the Gyumri. It is the center of educational and cultural life, being one of the largest cities in Armenia. It is more popular for the five churches, a monastery and an Orthodox chapel, and one the most famous one is the Amenaprkich Church (Church of the Savior). Guests have a route to the hotel for the night being held there.
Day 7: Gyumri - Yerevan
Soon after the morning meal we start right from Gyumri for visiting of the Sev Berd, the Museum of Crafts and Frunzik Mkrtchyan. After it lunch is offered in the Cherkezi Dzor restaurant. And finally the sightseeing investigation is following, with visiting of Mount Aragats and the Saghmosavank Monastery (Psalm Monastery). The monastery is placed at the gorge of the Kasakh River. Also, the other popular destination is marked as the monument placed in honor of the 1600th anniversary of the alphabet foundation here. Night is taken in the hotel of Yerevan.
Day 8: Yerevan - Garni - Yerevan
Guests are always able to drive to the most striking locations of the country, and today the driving trip is made to the canyon of the Azat River, with then being taken to the Geghard monastery. It is the UNESCO World Heritage Site, emerged in the 13th century. As then the trip is going on, we get to see the Garni village. Today invitees are able to walk along its territory and get to see of it being based in 77AD and famous for the Symphony of Stones and a pagan temple. Concerning the temple, it is considered to be created in the Hellenistic style. In a local resident's house lunch is served and taken for then going to the capital and visiting its striking destinations, as the Yerevan Brandy Factory and ARARAT Museum. Hotel is the site where night is offered.
Day 9: Flight
Allocation 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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