The Charm Of Armenia.
5 days/4 night
Moscow - Yerevan - review - Yerevan
Arrival in Yerevan. Meeting at airport and transfer to hotel. Lunch.
City tour around Yerevan: a monument to the hero of the Armenian epic David of Sasun, Cascade, Republic square, Tsitsernakaberd, the memorial to the victims of the genocide of 1915.
Yerevan - Amberd/Saghmosavank - Vanadzor - Dilijan - Goshavank - Dilijan
A trip to the southern slopes of mount Aragats region (Marz) Aragatsotn. With Ashtarak road offers a magnificent panorama overlooking the extinct volcano Aragats and the Ler. Closer to the town of Ashtarak overlooking the gorge of the Kasakh river. A trip to Amberd fortress (2 300m).
Northwest of the Byurakan at a height of 300m 2, on a high cliff triangular shape formed by the rivers Amberd and Arisen, there is a medieval Amberd fortress with towers, battlements and arches ("Fortress of the clouds", the VII-XIII centuries). From the fortress offers a magnificent view of mount Ararat and the Ararat valley.
Weather conditions can be replaced by Saghmosavank monastery. On the way back - a picturesque canyon of the Kasakh river near Saghmosavank monastery. The main Church of the monastery complex - Surb Sion - built from 1215. by Prince Vache Century on the spot where in the early centuries of Christianity was a desert.
Light lunch in the town of Aparan - here tourists can taste hot Armenian pies, drink the famous Aparan water. The trip continues in the Lori region. In the city of Vanadzor - visit workshop, which manufactured the famous Khachkars (cross-stones). Then the road continues along the Tavush region along the Aghstev river with its magnificent landscapes.
Drive to Dilijan city - check in hotel, rest. A visit to the monastery of Goshavank (XII-XIV), founded by the great philosopher, teacher, fabulist, a famous public figure of his time by Mkhitar gosh. Back to Dilijan. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Dilijan - Sevan - caravanserai - Jermuk
The trip through the territory of Dilijan national Park to highland lake Sevan - the pearl of Armenia. Inspection of the monastery of ayrivank, (IX century), overlooking the magnificent panorama of an Alpine lake. Drive along the lake Sevan. Lunch.
Familiarity with the unique monument of civil architecture of medieval Armenia - a caravanserai Bichloride (g.) on the same pass. A trip through Suleski pass (2400m) in the city of Jermuk.
Tour of resort town Jermuk. Visit the gallery of Jermuk mineral water "Jermuk". A walk through the city. Magnificent view of the gorge of the ARPA river, the waterfall and the surrounding mountains. Dinner and overnight in Jermuk.
Jermuk - Noravank-Areni - Khor Virap - Yerevan
On the way to Yerevan tour to Noravank monastery - the spiritual center of the Principality Orbelian (XII - XV centuries), which is located in a picturesque gorge of the river Gnishik of Vayots Dzor.
A trip to Areni village which is famous for its vineyards. The tour of the winery, learning about the technology of wine making, wine tasting. Lunch.
Visit to Khor Virap monastery (IV-XVII) on the high Bank of the border river Arax. The name of the monastery is connected with the name of the first Patriarch of the Armenian Apostolic Church of Gregory the Illuminator, who spent statoconia deep in the dungeon of the monastery for 13 years. From the walls of the monastery offers panoramic views of Biblical mount Ararat.
Yerevan Vernissage - Eastern market - Zvartnots - Echmiadzin and Zvartnots
Visit the Sunday market "Vernissage", where you can buy gifts, Souvenirs, jewelry and other Handicrafts made of wood, semiprecious stones, silver and other materials. A visit to Eastern market. Buy.
A trip to the ancient Armenian capital city of Vagharshapat. Excursion on the territory of the Catholicos - the residence of the head of the Armenian Apostolic Church Catholicos, a visit to the Cathedral of Surb Etchmiadzin (St. Echmiadzin, 303 A. D.), whose name translates as "descent of the only begotten," that is the "the descent of Christ." A visit to the Museum "Treasures of Echmiadzin". Lunch.
Acquaintance with the monuments of Armenian architecture, the Church. Virgin Hripsime Church (VII century), and the temple of Vigil Forces, Heavenly Angels - Zvartnots (VII centuries). Transfer to the airport "Zvartnots". Departure from Yerevan.
The cost of the tour: 2 pax 4 pax
3*Cascade 572$ 518$
4* Nairi 565$ 512$
4 * Royal Plaza 611$ 558$
4* Ani Plaza 615$ 561$
4* Best Western Kongress 730$ 661$
The tour price includes:
Transfer airport - hotel - airport;
Accommodation in Yerevan in the selected hotel (twin room);
The itinerary in 3* hotels and guest houses;
Meals a day: Breakfast, lunch, dinner; in the days of overnights in Yerevan - Breakfast, lunch.
Entrance fees to museums and historical-cultural centres;
Machine maintenance and all transfers as per itinerary;
Professional English speaking guide;
The tour price does NOT include:
Dinners in the days of overnights in Yerevan and spirits.
All prices are quoted in rubles per person for the tour, and include all taxes.
Children up to 5 years (when placing on extra bed) - free of charge.
Children from 6 to 11 years - 50% discount of the tour price (when placing on extra bed)