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5 Days History tour itinerary for armenia: Explore Renowned Armenian Monasteries & Temples

Yerevan, Sevan, Noravank, Khor Virap, Areni, Garni, Geghard, Tsaghkadzor

Religious
Religious Tour
History
History Tour
Sightseeing
Sightseeing Tour
Explore Renowned Armenian Monasteries & Temples

Mother Armenia

Yerevan-Armenia

Explore one of the world's richest depositories of medieval manuscripts and books - Matenadaran. Stroll around Erevan and enjoy its vibrant nightlife. Then stop at the the largest lake in the Caucasus region. Other attractions are Geghard Monastery, Noravank Monastery etc.

DAY 01

ARRIVAL

  • After arrival, our guide will accompany you to the hotel in Yerevan.

Overnight: at a hotel in Yerevan

DAY 02

Charents Arch – Garni temple – Geghard monastery – Symphony of stones in Garni canyon

  • Have breakfast: at the hotel in Yerevan.

  • Tour the Geghard medieval monastery: a fantastic example of medieval Armenian architecture of XIII century. It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • Explore the only preserved pagan temple - Garni.

  • Participate in  backing of Armenian bread “Lavash”.

  • Then on jeeps, we will drive down to the Garny grand canyon to see the real beauty of nature, the famous Symphony of Stones. 

  • Return to Yerevan.

Lunch: not included (can be arranged by request)

Dinner: not included (can be arranged by request)

Overnight: at a hotel in Yerevan

DAY 03

Khor Virap monastery – Areni famous wine village , wine factory with wine , vodka, brandy (cognac) tasting – Noravank monastery

  • Enjoy breakfast: at the hotel in Yerevan.

  • Tour Khor Virap Monastery. The monastery is famous for its location, especially for views of the biblical Mount Ararat. 

  • Visit the Areni Cave complex, where the earliest known winery in the world was announced to be found. 

  • Proceed to Noravank Monastery, a 13th century Armenian Monastery located in a narrow gorge of Amaghu river. 

  • Return to Yerevan.

Lunch: not included (can be arranged by request)

Dinner: not included (can be arranged by request)

Overnight: at a hotel in Yerevan

DAY 04

Sevan Lake – Sevanavank monastery on the top of Sevan lake peninsula - Tsaghkadzor Resort town – Kecharis monastery – Ropeway

  • Have breakfast: at the hotel in Yerevan

  • This day you will head to Lake Sevan, the “blue pearl of Armenia” and one of the highest freshwater lakes in the world located at about 2000 meters above sea level.

  • Here, you will visit the Sevanavank Monastery which was found in 874 by Princess Mariam.

  • Tour the Tsaghkadzor city which means the Gorge of Flowers. 

  • Here, you will visit the Kecharis Monastery – a large religious center of the 11th - 13th centuries with its own school.  

  • Return to Yerevan.

Lunch: not included (can be arranged by request)

Dinner: not included (can be arranged by request)

Overnight: at a hotel in Yerevan

DAY 05

Yerevan City Tour – Departure to Airport

  • Have breakfast at the hotel in Yerevan.

  • Tour around the city.  See the famous market for dried fruits, nuts and sweets.

  • See the famous "Mother Armenia" monument.

  • Visit the Cascade Monument, Opera and Ballet Theatre, Swan Lake, Northern Avenue and the Republic Square.

  • Visit the Yerevan Brandy Factory. 

  • After a tour of the factory and the museum, we will do a tasting of two types of cognac and wine in accordance with the traditional ritual.

  • After all sightseeing is done, transfer to the airport.

Lunch: not included (can be arranged by request)

Dinner: not included (can be arranged by request)

  • 400 USD Per Adult (* Special price for couples)
  • 3* Hotel accommodation (in a double or twin room).

  • Transportation service according to the program.

  • Taxes.

  • Breakfast.

  • Armenian Tour guide service.

  • Entrance fees.

  • Welcome dinner.

  • Water and sweets in the car each day.

  • Transportation to Armenia (flight/bus).

  • Alcoholic drinks.

  • Meals: lunches and dinners (can be arranged upon request).

  • Insurance.

Uncover Armenia Travel Package. The Highlights of the Tour. 

  • Please note that there is a special price for a couple. 

  • Kecharis Monastery: The complex reflects classy Armenian medieval architecture. It was ruled and supported by the academicians and politicians, who paid special attention to the splendid decoration of interiors. The monastery vicinities are rich in graceful khachkars and tombstones.

Yerevan, Sevan, Noravank, Khor Virap, Areni, Garni, Geghard, Tsaghkadzor

Religious
Religious Tour
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History Tour
Sightseeing
Sightseeing Tour
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