7 DAYS IN ARMENIA

 

This tour will fully represent Armenia, will introduce you to the ancient monasteries and temples, and will wonder with the diversity of nature, monuments and museums, it will saturate the soul with beauty, will get to know the country’s national identity, its ancient history and culture.

 

Day 1.

Meeting at the airport. Check in the hotel.

A sightseeing excursion along the city Yerevan. Lunch. Yerevan City Tour. Excursion to Yerevan Brandy Factory and degustation of 3 types of Armenian brandy. Dinner (Armenian national dishes).                                                                                   

 

Yerevan-the capital city of Armenia – Yerevan Brandy Factory

Day 2.

Trip to the pagan temple Garni, dedicated to the Sun God – Mihr (the 1st century AD), which was also the summer residence of Armenian kings. Excursion to Geghard Monastery, which is masterfully hewn in a huge rock, famous for its unique architecture and possessing an amazing acoustics. Return to Yerevan.

 

Yerevan - Garni – Geghard – Yerevan

Day 3.

Visit Vernisage – fair of souvenirs, where handmade works of local masters are sold. After Visit S. Parajanov’s house museum. S.Parajanov was a brilliant artist and producer. Lunch. Excursion to Matenadaran- the museum of ancient manuscripts (here more then 1000 ancient monuscripts are stored).

 

Vernisage – Parajanov Museum - Matenadaran

Day 4.

Trip to Ejmiadzin-the spiritual and administrative center of the Armenian Apostolic Church. Visit  the Cathedral and Museum of Ejmiadzin, where there are stored the priceless treasures and relics of the church. Visit the Cathedral of St. Hripsime. On the way back to Yeravan admire the ruins of the temple Zvartnots (temple of “Vigil Forces”), which was destroyed by the earthquake of the tenth century. Return to Yerevan. 

 

Yerevan –  Etchmiadzin  – Zvartnots - Yerevan

Day 5.

Trip to Khor Virap Monastery, which has a majestic view to the Biblical Mount Ararat. Just here St. Gregory the Illuminator was imprisoned for spreading the Christianity in Armenia. Continue your trip to Noravank Monastery- magnificent monument of medieval Armenian architecture, which is surrounded with fancy red Rocks. On the way back to Yerevan visit Areni wine factory. Degustation of Armenian Wine. Return to Yerevan. 

 

Yerevan – Khor Virap – Noravank – Yerevan

Day 6.

Trip to Lake Sevan, one of the world’s greatest high altitude fresh water lakes, which proudly stands at the top of the cliffs of the peninsula and  goes deep into the lake. Continue the trip to Noraduz. Noraduz is considered to be  an open air museum.  There are more than 1,000 unique medieval cross-stones - the cross of stones (9-15 cc.). Return to Yerevan.

 

Yerevan – Dilijan – Aragatsin – Sevan – Noraduz - Yerevan

Day 7.

Check out from the hotel. Excursion to the house-museum of Armenian great painter Martiros Saryan. Transfer to the airport.

 

Yerevan – Museum of M. Saryan - airport

Pricing and conditions:

 

The price can be changed depending on dates of visit and group size.

 

Child Policy : 50% from Adult  rate sharing double room with parents.

 

Rates include:

  • Meet and assist at the airport upon arrival and departure.
  • All transfers in an a/c minivan/mini bus/or coach ( as per Pax number)
  • Accommodation on B&B basis
  • A permanent guide throughout
  • All entries to sites and museums as per the above outlined
  • Water during the tours

 

Not included:

  • Personal expenditures (Beverages etc.)
  • Air tickets
  • Alcoholic drinks during meals.
  • Lunches & Dinners
  • Armenia Visa

 

Armenian Visa Regulations

 

For information about Armenian Visa you can visit  www.mfa.am/en/visa/

 

CANCELLATION POLICY and CHARGES:

 

21-15 days prior to arrival:                                 30% charge

14-7 days prior to arrival:                                    50 % charge

Less than 7 days prior to arrival or no show:      100% charge