YEREVAN - ZVARTNOTS - ECHMIADZIN - KHOR VIRAP - GARNI - GEGARD - OSHAKAN - AMBERD - KARMRAVOR - SAGMOSAVANK
4 nights / 5 days
We invite you to an amazing journey through the first Christian churches and monasteries, medieval castles, pre-Christian churches and the oldest observatory.
Meeting at the airport Zvartnots, transfer to the hotel. Welcome dinner in Restaurant "Pandok Yerevan" or "Old Zangezur", by choice. Free time.
After breakfast, a tour of Yerevan, the "pink" capital of Armenia, with a long-term History. Departure to Etchmiadzin is the spiritual and cultural center of Armenia. There is the Echmiadzin Cathedral, the Hripsime and Gayane Temples. Amberd is a historical complex on the slope of Mount Aragats. From the castle down to the gorge, there were numerous underground passages, some of which can be found now. Oshakan is a village in the Aragatsotn region. In the center of Oshakan stands the church of St. Mesrop Mashtots. Under the altar of the church is the grave of Mesrop Mashtots, the creator of the Armenian alphabet. Dinner.
Breakfast. Departure to Khor Virap - Armenian monastery, located near the border with Turkey. The monastery is known for its location at the foot of the biblical mountain Ararat. The monastery is located above the underground prison, in which, according to legend, the Armenian king Trdat III kept in custody for about 15 years St. Gregory the Illuminator. Dinner. After lunch, visit Garni and Geghard. Garni is the only monument in the territory of Armenia that belongs to the era of paganism and Hellenism. Gegard is literally "the monastery of the spear". The monastery was founded in the IV century on the site of a sacred spring, originating in the cave. Dinner.
After breakfast departure to Karmravor - a temple of VII century. It is a a small cross-shaped structure on the roof is installed Octagonal drum. Dinner. After lunch, visit the Sagmosavank monastery, which is located above the high gorge at the Kasakh river. The Church of Zion in this monastery (1215) was founded by Prince Ayarat Vache Vachutyan. Dinner.
Breakfast. Departure to Zvartnots, that in translation from ancient Armenian means "Temple Wandering Angels ", a temple of early medieval Armenian architecture. Included in the a UNESCO World Heritage Site. After transfer to the airport.
YEREVAN - ARAGATSOTN - ARMAVIR - GEGHARKUNIK - TAVUSH - VAYOTS DZOR - SYUNIK
6 nights / 7 days
Meeting at the airport Zvartnots, transfer to the hotel. Welcome dinner or dinner at the restaurant "Pandok Yerevan" or "Old Zangezur", by choice. Departure to Syunik. Overnight in Syunik.
Breakfast. Sightseeing tour of Syunik Marz (region). Miracle Architecture and nature - Tatev Monastery, cable car "Wings Tatev", miraculous miracle of nature -« Devil's Bridge », cave city Khndzoresk, Karaunj or Zorats Karer - "Armenian Stonehenge", "Pogos Petros ", etc. Overnight in VayotsDzor.
Breakfast. Sightseeing Vayots Dzor attractions. Gndevank, Djermuk geysers, the city of Areni. Visit Areni winery, degustation of the oldest varieties of Areni wine and other varieties of wine. Overnight in the city of Jermuk.
Breakfast. Departure to Gegharkunik. There is Lake Sevan - ,, blue-eyed Beauty,, of Armenia. Sevanavank, Airavank, khachkars, Noraduz. Lunch at Lake Sevan. Departure to Tavush Marz, inspection of several attractions. Overnight in Tavush, in the city of Dilijan.
Breakfast. Continuation of inspection of Tavush attractions. Haghartsin, Goshavank, Monastery Haghartsin, Makaravank, Voskepar, Mshavank, Nor Varagavank, Horanagat. Departure to Aragatsotn. Amberd, Sagmosavank, Karmravor, Observatory in Byurakan, etc. Return to Yerevan.
Breakfast. After seeing Yerevan - "pink" capital of Armenia, with a long-term History. Departure to Armavir marz. There is a spiritual center of the country - Etchmiadzin, where you can see the Etchmiadzin Cathedral, temples Hripsime and Gayane. Visit Zvartnots - the temple of the early medieval Armenian architecture.
Breakfast. Free time. Airport transfer.