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2 Days Culture tour itinerary for armenia: Explore The Stone Structures & Monasteries Of The North-East

Dilijan, Garni, Geghard, Sevan, Tsaghkadzor

Nature Tour
Culture Tour
Sightseeing Tour

Track down the landmarks of North-Eastern part of Armenia, where most important must-see sites are located, including Garni Hellenic Temple, Geghard monastery, Sevan Lake,  Sevanavank Monastery, Haghartsin Monastery, and Parz Lake.

DAY 01

yerevan - garni temple - Geghard monastery - Sevan lake - Tsaghkadzor

  • Meet your Armenian tour guide at your hotel in the morning and who will drive you to Garni Hellenic Temple. 

  • On the way to Garni, stop at the Charents's arch, which is one of the most suitable places with the best view of Mt. Ararat.

  • Visit Garni Temple, the only standing structure of the pre-Christian period in whole formerly Soviet Union. 

  • Go down to the gorge of Azat River known with for huge basalt hexagon type structures held along the river bank. These are called Stone Symphony and considered as the important natural monument of Armenia. 

  • Explore Geghard Monastery carved out from the mountain. This is one of the most beautiful monasteries in Armenia and has a magical atmosphere inside its walls. It is also listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • The next point is Sevan Lake, the biggest lake in the Caucasus. It never loses its charm all year round and is regarded as the pride of Armenian people. 

  • Beside the lake, visit Sevanavank Medieval Monastery located in a narrow peninsula of the lake.

  • The last point of the day is Tsaghkadzor city, where you get in the evening and settle in the hotel.

DAY 02

Tsaghkadzor - Dilijan city - Haghartsin monastery - parz lake

  • Meet at the hotel just after breakfast. 

  • Visit Kecharis Monastery which is located in the central part of the town, then take the ropeway and admire the picturesque nature above the forests. If you take all the five stations, you will get to 2819m above sea level and will have a fantastic view of the surrounding. The picturesque nature and fresh, clean air fulfil the emotions. 

  • The next stop is Dilijan city, perhaps the most popular resort center in Armenia thanks to its green forests and clean air. 

  • Getting acquainted with the old town, go to Haghartsin Monastery of medieval period located deep in the forest. The road up to Haghartsin Monastery looks like an episode from fairy tales due to surrounding huge trees from two sides. 

  • Head to Parz Lake near Dilijan town. This small lake reflects all the beauty of forests on its surface and here is the place where you fall in love with nature. You can also take a zip line above the lake. Parz Lake is the last point of your trip. 

  • In the evening, get back to Yerevan with unforgettable impressions, emotions and memories of Armenia.

  • 180 USD Per Group (* 1-3 travelers)
  • 245 USD Per Group (* 4-6 travelers)
  • 350 USD Per Group (* 7-18 travelers)
  • Transportation charge.

  • English speaking Armenian driver.

  • Wi-Fi onboard.

  • Local taxes and fees.

  • Food and drinks.

  • Hotel accommodation.

  • Tickets to attractions.

  • This is a private tour so only your group participates.

  • Children should be accompanied by parents.

  • Take this tour and you will discover the North-Eastern part of Armenia where most important must-sees are located. The visiting points are Garni Hellenic Temple, Geghard monastery, Sevan Lake,  Sevanavank Monastery, Tsaghkadzor city and ropeway, Dilijan city, Haghartsin monastery, and Parz Lake.

  • Take delight in heritage sites & natural wonders of Garni, Geghard, Sevan and Dilijan with an overnight in Taghkadzor.

Dilijan, Garni, Geghard, Sevan, Tsaghkadzor

Nature Tour
Culture Tour
Sightseeing Tour

Contributed By

Shushan Grigoryan

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