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Duration 7 Nights/8 Days
Price Per Person Starts From 62,315 61,069
Flight Transfers Hotel Meals Sightseeing
Theme: Family TourFun with FriendsGuided Group Tours
Tour starts from Yerevan and finishes at Yerevan
Places Covered
Yerevan, Garni-Geghard, Karahunj-Khor-Virap-Noravank, Tatev-Jermuk, Sevanavank-Dilijan, Sanahin-Haghpat-Saghmosavank, Zvartnots-Genocide Memorial-Echmiadzin, Yerevan
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Description

Uncover Armenia Travel Package is created for anyone who wants to run away from the monotonous everyday life and discover new traditions and original, exotic culture of ancient civilizations. You will have an exciting 7 night 8 day trip to the most important and impressive corners of the country.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival - Yerevan City Tour
Arrival in Yerevan, transfer to the hotel. The tour will start with a drive around Yerevan with various stops along the way, you will have an opportunity to admire at the architecture and daily life of this ancient city. Next you will visit the Genocide Memorial founded to commemorate the innocent victims of one of the biggest crimes against humanity of the 20th century. The tour will end with a visit to the Museum of Armenian History, you will have a fascinating journey through the rich history of Armenia.
Overnight: hotel in Yerevan.
Meals: Lunch.

Day 2 - Geghard - Garni - Yerevan
This day you will have a trip to the scenic canyon of the Azat River to Geghard Cave Monastery listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The trip will continue to Garni temple built in 77 AD and dedicated to the Armenian God of the Sun Mitra. The lunch will be served in the courtyard of a local family in Garni village. The tour will end with a visit to Matenadaran institute museum, which houses over 17,000 ancient and medieval manuscripts.
Overnight: hotel in Yerevan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 3 - Khor Virap - Noravank - Areni - Karahunj - Goris
This day will start your trip to the south of Armenia to Khor Virap Monastery located at the foot of Biblical Mount Ararat. If the weather is fine you will be able to admire the amazing view of the mount which opens from the top of the hill. Some time later you will enjoy a trip through a narrow canyon to the valley of red rocks where the 13th century monastery Noravank is located. En route you will visit the wine factory to taste local wine made of unique grape sort Areni. Next stop is Karahunj, a 6,000-year-old observatory, known as the “Armenian Stonehenge". The overnight will be in the town of Goris encompassed by rocky caves and mountains.
Overnight: hotel in Goris.
Meals: Breakfast.

Day 4 - Tatev - Jermuk
After breakfast, you will head to the pearl of Armenian medieval architecture, the monastery and university of Tatev. It is located in a picturesque place at the edge of the gorge. You will reach the monastery by the longest cable car in the world, it stretches on 5.7 km over the 320 meter-deep Vorotan River Canyon. Stop at the natural bridge named “Devil’s Bridge” at the bottom of the deep canyon. Next stop will be in the resort town of Jermuk famous for its hot mineral springs and scenic landscape. After dinner you will have time to enjoy a walk through the Arpa River Canyon to admire the Jermuk Waterfall.
Overnight: guesthouse in Yeghegnadzor.
Meals: Breakfast.

Day 5 - Selim Caravansary - Lake Sevan - Dilijan
After breakfast you will have a trip to the section of the Great Silk Road towards the Selim Pass. Here you will visit the 14th century Selim Caravansary – one of the most well preserved hostels along the ancient Great Silk Road. The tour will continue to the azure Lake Sevan located at an altitude of 2000 m above sea level. After lunch the trip will continue to Dilijan, a lush town immersed in green forests.
Overnight: guesthouse in Dilijan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 6 - Sanahin - Haghpat - Saghmosavank - Yerevan
This day you will explore the most important historical sights of Lori region. You will have a trip to the north of country to visit Haghpat Monastery and Sanahin Medieval University, which are both listed by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. Enjoy the view of beautiful landscapes of lush forests, the rocky deep canyon of Debed river and quaint little villages scattered along the canyon. The lunch will be served in a family-run local restaurant where Armenian traditional dishes are introduced. After lunch the trip will continue to Saghmosavank Monastery located atop the yawning Kasakh River Gorge.
Overnight: hotel in Yerevan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 7 - Echmiadzin - Zvartnots - Yerevan
This day you will visit Echmiadzin, the religious center of all Armenians around the world. On your way, you’ll visit St. Hripsime church named after a Christian nun who escaped to Armenia from Roman Emperor. In Echmiadzin the first Armenian official Christian cathedral was founded in the first half of the 4th century and in later centuries it was reconstructed. It is included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage. After lunch you will see the ruins of Zvartnots temple (7th century, UNESCO World Heritage Site), that was a miracle of its time. At the end of the day, you will return to Yerevan. The Food Market of Yerevan is another highlight of this day with the opportunity to wander through the aisles of locally grown fresh fruit and vegetables.
Overnight: hotel in Yerevan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 8 - Departure
Transfer to airport, departure.
Meals: Breakfast.

Inclusion

Inclusions in tour are as follows:

  • Airport transfers.
  • Accommodation in hotels 6 nights (3*/double rooms with free WiFi), guesthouse 1 night.
  • Half Board (breakfast + lunch).
  • All transfers in air-conditioned vehicle.
  • English speaking guide-driver service for all days.
  • All admission fees.
  • 1 bottle (0,5 litre) of water per day per person.
  • Tickets for Tatev cable car.
  • All wine and cognac tasting as per itinerary.

Followings are not included in tour:

  • Flights.
  • Medical insurance.
  • Visa fee.
  • Single supplement118 EUR.