Echmiadzin (Saint Hripsime Church, Saint Gayane Church, Zvartnots Cathedral) – Matenadaran (repository of ancient manuscripts)- Tsitsernakaberd (monument to the victims of Armenian Genocide)
Arrival. Transfer to the hotel. Lunch. Visit Matenadaran. Trip to Vagharshapat where the center of Armenian Apostolic church is. Visit Mother Cathedral and Hripsime church. Return to Yerevan. Dinner and overnight.
Garni – Geghard – Sergei Parajanov Museum – Blue Mosque
Breakfast. Drive to Garni(the only preserved pagan temple in Armenia dating back to the I A.C.). Visit Geghard- an important monastic complex famous for its sculptures and unique elements of decoration. Family hosted lunch in Garni and return to Yerevan.
Visit Parajanov museum where impressive works of the artist amaze visitors. Visit Blue Mosque dating back to the 17th century, the only mosque preserved in Armenia after Persian rule.
Erebuni – Handmade rugs and carpets factory – Cognac factory-
Vernissage – Parting dinner
Breakfast. City tour in Yerevan. Visit museum «Erebuni», the fortress situated on the hill of Arin Berd. Here is the place where today’s Yerevan started it’s existence in 782 B.C. as Erebuni fortress built by Argishti I (the name «Yerevan» originates from «Erebuni»).
Visit handmade rugs and carpets factory. Parting lunch at the restaurant. Visit Armenian Cognac factory, tour and Cognac tasting.
- Transfer, Guide, Apartment, Food, Museum tickets
- Transfer, Guide, Hotel, Food, Museum tickets