2 Day Historical Tour in Armenia

During these 2 days you'll make an unforgettable journey through Armenia. You will learn about the culture, traditions, food and lifestyle of Armenians. You will have an opportunity to bake Armenian national bread Lavash, taste Armenian wine, see ancient monasteries, churches, temples, be the part of the astonishing nature.

per adult from

$411

NZD

Duration

2 days

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  • What's included :
    • 1x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • Admission tickets
    • Accommodation in the guest house
    • Master class of baking Armenian bread Lavash
    • Transportation
    • Wine tasting
    • Entry/Admission - Garni Temple
    • Entry/Admission - The Monastery of Geghard
    • Entry/Admission - Monastery Sevanavank
    • Entry/Admission - Haghartsin Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Hayravank Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass)
    • Entry/Admission - Noravank Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave
    • Entry/Admission - Areni Wine Factory
    • Entry/Admission - Khor Virap
    What's excluded :
    • Dinner
    • Flight ticket to Armenia
    • Lunch

  • Day 1: Garni - Geghard - Sevanavank - Haghartsin - Dilijan

    Stop At: Garni Temple, Geghard Monastery Road H3, Garni Armenia
    An Ionic pagan temple located in the village of Garni. It is the best-known structure and symbol of pre-Christian Armenia. The structure was built by king Tiridates I in the first century AD as a temple to the sun god Mihr.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: The Monastery of Geghard, Near Goght Village, Geghard Armenia
    Geghard is a medieval monastery, being partially carved out of the adjacent mountain, surrounded by cliffs. It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site with enhanced protection status.
    The monastery complex was founded in the 4th century by Gregory the Illuminator at the site of a sacred spring inside a cave.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Monastery Sevanavank, next the Holy Mother of God Church, Sevan Armenia
    Sevanavank sits on the peninsula east of Sevan City, at one time an island which archeological digs have shown to have been inhabited during the Neolithic and Bronze Ages. According to an inscription in one of the churches, the monastery of Sevanavank was founded in 874 by Princess Mariam.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Haghartsin Monastery, Dilijan Armenia
    Haghartsin is a 13th-century monastery located near the town of Dilijan. It is located in a rainforest on a mountainside.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a guest house.

    Day 2: Etchmiadzin - Zvartnots - Yerevan

    Stop At: Hayravank Monastery, Hayravank Armenia
    Hayravank is a 9th to 12th century Armenian monastery located along the southwest shores of Lake Sevan.
    Surrounding the monastery are numerous khachkars and gravestones that are part of a small cemetery. To the northwest a short distance from the site, are the remains of Bronze Age through medieval fortification walls and foundations of a settlement. A polished black vessel of the Early Bronze Age was discovered during archaeological excavations in the area. Weapons of metal and stone, tools, clay idols, numerous vessels, fireplaces and two tombs, all from the Iron Age were discovered in the vicinity as well.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass), M10 Highway, Geghhovit Armenia
    Vardenyats pass (Selim) is an ancient caravanserai. The building served as a place where caravans who moved from Europe to the East stopped for an overnight stay.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Noravank Monastery, NoravankMonastery Road Amaghu Valley, Areni 3604 Armenia
    Noravank is a 13th-century Armenian monastery, located in a narrow gorge made by the Amaghu River, near the town of Yeghegnadzor. The gorge is known for its tall, sheer, brick-red cliffs, directly across from the monastery.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave, Highway At the Entrance To Noravank Canyon, Areni 3604 Armenia
    The excavation is located above the Arpa River, inside a Karst Cavern made from tens of thousands of years of mineral water dripping into limestone crevices.
    It consists of three rooms or halls, the first two of which are connected by passageways. There are also niches and “basement” and “attic” floors opening upward and downward from the first room. The total area of the cave is about 500 square meters.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Areni Wine Factory, Areni Armenia
    Founders Armen and Ashkhen will tell us about their wine factory and will allow us to taste different kinds of Armenian wine.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Khor Virap, Highway 11 - Near the village of Pokr Vedi Artashat, Lusarat 0612 Armenia
    Khor Virap is one of the most popular destinations in Armenia, because it is where St. Gregory the Illuminator was imprisoned for 13 years before curing King Trdat III of a disease. This caused the conversion of the king and Armenia into the first officially Christian nation in the world in the year 301.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Yerevan, Armenia
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Zvartnots International Airport, Yerevan, Armenia
    • Leninakan Airport, Gyumri Armenia
    Departure Time :
    7/18/2019 - 1/21/2022
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Near public transportation
    • Stroller accessible
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Oval Tour

Activity ID: V-176928P3

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