(, , ) – Matenadaran (repository of ancient manuscripts) – (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.
Breakfast. Drive to(the only preserved pagan temple in Armenia dating back to the I A.C.). Visit - an important monastic complex famous for its sculptures and unique elements of decoration. Family hosted lunch in .
Visitmonastery (XIII c.) on the edge of Kasagh gorge. Drive to - a medieval complex consisting of a castle, a bath and a church. It had a great role for Armenians untill XIII century. Though the castle is destroyed and we can see only its remnants today, the Roman style bath and church are well preserved.
– Noravank – – – – Overnight in Goris
Breakfast. Drive to the south of Armenia. Visit Khor Virap- the monastic complex where Gregory Illuminator was imprisoned for spreading Christianity as in the place of today’s monastery was the Royal Prison.
Visit Noravank- a XIII century monastery well known for its valuable sculptures and decoration elements, it is a candidate for UNESCO’s World Heritage status as well. Lunch enroot at the restaurant.
Visitand . is considered to be one of the oldest observatories in the world as well as a center for sun worship.
Visitcave city. Dinner and overnight in Goris.
Tatev Monastery – Jermuk – – – – Overnight in Sevan
Breakfast. Visit Tatev monastic complex dating back to the 10th century and the world’s longest ropeway. Drive to Jermuk- a resort town and one of the best known places in Armenia where you can enjoy the wonderful nature and hot springs of mineral waters. Drive to Sulema(locally known as Selim’s) mount pass. From here opens a breathtaking view of the valley below.
Visit the medieval Caravanserai dating back to the XIII century. This Caravanserai is the best preserved in Armenia if not the world. Visitvillage famous for its southern large cemetery covered with many cross-stones. The majority of them belong to the XIII-XVII centuries, as a group of cross-stones on family cemeteries.
Visit. Dinner and overnight in Sevan.
Breakfast. Drive to Lori region where many architectural masterpieces are. Visit Akhtala Fortress inside of which the famous monastery is. The main church of the complex st. Mariam Astvatsatsin is famous for the frescos on its inside walls. Visit Sanahin and Hagphat monasteries. These two monasteries were the first sites in Armenia to be added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The famous monastery complex at Sanahin is just outside Alaverdi and can be reached by cable car (the steepest gradient of any in the former USSR). Lunch enroot at the restaurant. Visit Haghartsin andmonasteries. Both of them are located in Dilijan National Park.
Drive to Gyumri. Dinner and overnight.
Breakfast. Walking tour in Gyumri. Gyumri is the second large city in Armenia. Many artists, composers and actors come from Gyumri and many nice films were made in its streets. Gyumri tour includes Dzitoghtsyan museum, Minas Avetisyan Museum, the Town Square.
Visitwhich is one of Armenia’s most interesting and beautifully situated monasteries. Lunch in Gyumri. Visit . Drive to Yerevan.
Handmade rugs and carpets factory – Cognac Factory – Parting dinner
Breakfast. Visit handmade rugs and carpets factory. Visit Armenian Cognac factory, tour and Cognac tasting.
Short walking tour in the city center which includesflea market and souvenir shops, where Armenian souvenirs are sold.
Parting dinner at the restaurant.
Transfer to the airport.
- Transfer, Guide, Apartment, Food, Museum tickets
- Transfer, Guide, Hotel, Food, Museum tickets