Day 1: Yerevan
Right after arriving to the capital of Armenia, guests have a meeting with our people in the airport. It is the very beginning of the fantastic tour in the country of hospitable people and amazing views. Also it is going to be the trip along one of the greatest cities of the country, Yerevan. It is located at the height of 900 to 1300 m, in the north east. And this location shows us the view of the Ararat plain, being surrounded by king-like Caucasus Mountains. According to historical views, Yerevan is the most ancient city of the country, being created in the 8th century BC. Later, night is prepared in the hotel; dinner is served in the local restaurant where traditional music is playing.
Day 2: Yerevan - Echmiadzin - Yerevan
Having had night in the hotel of the capital we continue the investigation, starting with the observation area of Victory Park. It is chosen for the idea of the way to the Cascade opening. And it is peculiar for being the museum but of the open-air type. Then the trip is offered along such locations as the Opera and Ballet Theater Sergei Parajanov Museum. The next city we Church of St. Hripsime (7th century) and the Mother See Cathedral of St. Echmiadzin are located. Nevertheless, then lunch is taken in Machanents Creative Center as later we would like to show the works of the sculptor Kochar - Sasuntsi David. For immersing in the area of history, we have a trip to the museum of the "Megerian Carpet" factory. It is the location where 400 years old carpets are seen. And of course for trying the art of carpet creation, local craftsmen can help. In the evening, then, you have a stroll along the city, visiting the Northern Avenue. Also we would like guests to pay attention to the Republic Square, as there famous singing fountains are located. In the hotel night is taken.
Day 3: Yerevan - Goris
Dear invitees, today you have lunch and continue your breath-taking tour along Armenia, with passing the Ararat valley, to Khor Virap monastery. The monastery is connected with the adoption of Christianity in the 4th century. Also, then the view from the Mount Ararat will make all be in a good shock. So then, the village Areni, in the Vayots Dzor region is visited. Guests find out that it is connected with the creation of excellent wine. This can be proved with the evidences found in the cave in September 2008. So it is said that winemaking started here about 6000 years ago. The following location to be visited is the 13th century Noravank monastery. It is famous for the red rocks of the gorge. Then lunch is taken for the drive to Goris village. Here all have rest, walk along fascinating views and then have night in the hotel.
Day 4: Goris - Yeghegis
Be sure to start the investigation of the village starting with the Zorats Karer. This is the location also famous for being the Karahunj, or an important archaeological site. Here there are ancient megalithic structures at the height of 1770m. Driving to this place, we can even view red-brown monoliths. Moreover, the Zorats Karer location is known to be the observatory for sure. Due to it, it was created approximately in the 6th millennium BC. So that there are holes in the wall, depicting the sky and stars about 7.5 thousand years ago. Finally driving to Tatev, invitees view the pearl of the country and the longest cable car. It is located at the Vorotan gorge, which is 320 meters deep by the way. Then the trip is made to the Yeghegis, where night is already taken.
Day 5: Yeghegis - Sevan lake - Dilijan
Arriving to the Selim Pass you find yourself at the height of 2500m, where views at Lake Sevan can open. This lake is identified to be the only one at the altitude of 1900m being the freshwater one. The way here is also made to Ayrivank and Noradus Monasteries, then lunch is taken in the Tsaghkunk. Concerning the monasteries, the Sevanavank one was created by Princess Mariam on the cape in 874. It is also presented by the blue water in the heart of the mountains. Formerly the route is aimed at the Dilijan town, also identified as the resort town. Today it is known for the rich woods, pure air, and basically the view of the town of the 19th century. Night is offered in the local hotel.
Day 6: Dilijan - Gyumri
Lori region is going to be visited today, and the trip to it is known to be made along the views of the out-of-date monasteries of Sanahin and Haghpat. These are the locations of the UNESCO World Heritage List, being the midpoints of science and education, especially in the past times. Getting to the pointed region, guests can be sure of the territory to be covered with thick forests and stone canyons. At that time, lunch is offered in the Kefoe restaurant, for starting to Gyumri later. This place is identified for the center of culture of the second greatest city of Armenia. It serves to be remarkable for the location of five churches, a monastery and an Orthodox chapel at the territory. One of the most famous out of all them is the Amenaprkich Church (Church of the Savior). In the evening dinner is taken in the Gvug gastro-yard. Night is prepared in the hotel.
Day 7: Gyumri - Yerevan
Currently the trip is going to be started after breakfast to the Sev Berd, the Museum of Crafts and Frunzik Mkrtchyan. Then guests have lunch in the Cherkezi Dzor restaurant and continue the tour to the capital of the country. These are going to be passes of Mount Aragats and the Saghmosavank Monastery. The monastery is also identified as the Psalm Monastery located in the gorge of the Kasakh River. Please pay attention to the monument emerged in honor of the 1600th anniversary of the creation of the alphabet in 2005. Night is taken in the hotel of Yerevan.
Day 8: Yerevan - Garni - Yerevan
We have decided to make the trip better with visiting of the Azat River and the local canyon. At the same time then the tour is aimed at the territory of the 13th century monastery of Geghard. It is known for being the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Besides, our trip should be made to the village Garni. It is famous for such locations as the Symphony of Stones and Hellenistic styled pagan temple. The village, where you trip now, seems to be created in 77AD. Lunch is taken in the traditional style with then the guests driving to the Yerevan Brandy Factory and ARARAT Museum. Night is of course offered in the hotel for rest.
Day 9: Flight
Transfer to airport early 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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