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14 Hours Culture tour itinerary for Yerevan, Goris & Areni: Marvel At Iconic Armenian Monasteries

Yerevan, Goris, Areni

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Religious Tour
Culture
Culture Tour
History
History Tour

Step outside of the capital city and explore the countryside. You will visit the famous Khor Virap, Noravank and Tatev monasteries and do a thrilling ride in a cable car on the longest ropeway in the world for some awe-inspiring views!

DAY 01

Tatev/Noravank/Khor Virap

  • In the beginning, drive through the pretty Ararat Valley to the 4th century monastery Khor Virap, where you will enjoy the view of Mt. Ararat (to be honest there are lots of places, where you can enjoy the view, but each of them is unique). Ararat is the mountain, which will let you feel where your ancestors come from. “Khor Virap” means “deep dungeon”; there was a royal prison in the 4th century where the first Armenian Catolicos Gregory, the Illuminator was detained. 

  • Continue your tour to Noravank monastery for it's intricate carvings. Here, you will find the only depiction of God. You can also notice the face of Jesus Christ that appeared on the dome of the narthex.

  • Visit the 7th century monastery of Tatev, an educational and spiritual center. You will reach the monastery by a  cable car. This ropeway is the longest in the world and if you are looking for unforgettable adventures in the air and want to fly, you don’t need planes! Wings of Tatev will take you to the sky!

  • 55 USD Per Adult (* Its for group of 3 people)
  • Transfer to Tatev, Noravank, Khor Virap Monastries and back to Yerevan. 

  • Professional (Armenia) tour guide.

  • Cool drinks.

  • All Entrance Fees.

  • Air-conditioned vehicle. 

  • Alcoholic Beverages.

  • Tips.

  • Any Private Expenses.

  • The price may differ and depends on the quantity of people. 

Yerevan, Goris, Areni

Religious
Religious Tour
Culture
Culture Tour
History
History Tour
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