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2 Days History tour itinerary for armenia: Spot Landmarks Dispersed Through Stunning Countryside

Areni, Goris, Jermuk, Khor Virap, Noravank, Tatev Monastery

Nature
Nature Tour
History
History Tour
Sightseeing
Sightseeing Tour

Traverse the route to explore the south and south-east of Armenia which is filled with must-see places such as Areni Caves, Khor Virap Monastery, Goris Dwelling, Tatev Monastery & its ropeway, Zorats Karer (Armenian Stonehenge), and the Old Town.

DAY 01

Khor Virap monastery - Areni cave - noravank monastery - jermuk city

  • Meet your Armenian driver at your hotel in the morning.  

  • Make the first stop on the way at Areni village. Here you visit Areni cave, where the oldest leather shoe was founded some 7-8 year ago.

  • Afterwards, you will be hosted in Areni wine factory and familiarized with the traditional and modern methods of winemaking.

  • Visit Khor Virap Monastery, located close to the Turkish border. This is the most suitable place to admire the beauty of Mt. Ararat.

  • Make the next stop at medieval Noravank Monastery surrounded by magical red cliffs. The huge rocks among both sides of the way make it mysterious and very impressive.

  • Reach Jermuk city, one of the famous resort centres in Armenia. It is known of hot mineral springs from different temperature. The forests around you, the clean and fresh air, beautiful waterfalls, all this fulfil your emotions. This is the last stop on your first day.

Overnight in Jermuk.

DAY 02

Goris - Tatev rope way and monastery - Zorats qarer - Yerevan

  • Meet your driver in the early morning as lots of interesting sites are waiting for you. 

  • Go to Goris city, and stop there at the dwellings. These caves were houses of ancient people. Many of these rooms are linked together as if making an apartment. Archaeological works and many findings help you to understand the lifestyle of these people.

  • Proceed next to the Tatev Ropeway, the longest ropeway in the world. It takes nearly 12 minutes to reach Tatev Monastery by the ropeway. Admire the amazing nature around while flying over the gorge. The ropeway is the shortest way to reach Tatev Monastery, one of the most beautiful in Armenia.

  • Head to the last stop of your trip, Zorats Karer (Armenian Stonehenge). This place is older than Stonehenge and is located not far from Sisian town. This complex consists of huge stones, many of them have holes on them. Explorations show that these holes have their role in certain days of the year depending on Sunlight direction. In a whole, it is regarded to be an ancient observatory of Armenia.

  • Finish your 2-day tour and go back to Yerevan with full of unforgettable memories and carrying inside us a piece of Armenia.

  • 245 USD Per Group (* 1-3 travelers)
  • 295 USD Per Group (* 4-6 travelers)
  • Transportation (modern vehicles)

  • English speaking Armenian driver

  • Local taxes and fees

  • Food and drink

  • Tickets to attractions

  • Hotel accommodation

  • This time you are going to explore the south and south-east of Armenia. This route is full of popular must-see attractions such as Areni cave, Khor Virap Monastery, Noravank, Jermuk city and waterfall, Goris old town and dwellings, Tatev Monastery and ropeway, Zorats Karer (Armenian Stonehenge).

  • This is a private tour for our group only.

  • No wheelchair is accessible.

  • The stops and intervals can be modified upon your preferences.

  • Jermuk climate differs from Yerevan, so warm clothes are recommended.

  • Take cameras with you.

  • Tatev Monastery had a very important educational and cultural role in the medieval period of Armenia.

Areni, Goris, Jermuk, Khor Virap, Noravank, Tatev Monastery

Nature
Nature Tour
History
History Tour
Sightseeing
Sightseeing Tour
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Contributed By

Shushan Grigoryan

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