2 days and 1 night private tour to Khor Virap, Areni, Noravank, Goris, Tatev.

Private tour with modern car will fully demonstrate beauty of Armenia. Experienced driver/guide will show you hidden corners of Armenia and best spots for photography.Out of stops mentioned in itinerary you will have opportunity for much more. Best places for lunch and dinner will be suggested on the way.

per adult from

$549

NZD

Duration

2 days

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  • What's included :
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • Private transportation
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Khor Virap
    • Entry/Admission - Areni Wine Factory
    • Entry/Admission - T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave
    • Entry/Admission - Noravank Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Jermuk Waterfall
    • Entry/Admission - Mineral water gallery
    • Entry/Admission - Khndzoresk Swinging Bridge
    • Entry/Admission - Wings of Tatev
    • Entry/Admission - Tatev Monastery
    What's excluded :

    • Day 1: Travel to sout with stops: Khor Virap, Areni Winery, Areni-1 cave, Noravank, Jermuk, Shaki waterfall, Zorats karer

      Stop At: Khor Virap, Highway 11 - Near the village of Pokr Vedi Artashat, Lusarat 0612 Armenia
      The Khor Virap monastery is located less than an hour drive from Yerevan, with a spectacular view to mount Ararat, the oldest and most well-known mountain in Armenia Highland. “Khor Virap” translates as “deep dungeon” or "deep pit", and was a former prison and fortress, located near to historical town of Artashat. By legend, Gregory the Illuminator, the first Armenian Catholicos, was jailed her for 14 years, so this place is one of the sacred spots for Armenians and Christian Pilgrims from around the world.
      Duration: 40 minutes

      Stop At: Areni Wine Factory, Areni Armenia
      Areni village, also known as village of wine is located on the bank of river Arpa. Wine traditions here are having more than six thousand years history. Wine testing, wine and oghi (homemade fruit vodka) selling points are available on each corner. All kinds of wine are largely available for testing and locals are joking, that they use wine as water. You will have a wine testing at one of the oldest wine factories in Areni.
      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave, Highway At the Entrance To Noravank Canyon, Areni 3604 Armenia
      The Areni-1 or Birds' Çave complex a multicomponent site and late Chalcolithic/Early Bronze Age ritual site and settlement is located near the Areni village in southern Armenia along the Arpa River. In 2010, it was announced that the earliest known shoe was found at the site.In January 2011, the earliest known winery in the world was announced to have been found. Also in 2011, the discovery of a straw skirt dating to 3,900 years BCE was reported. In 2009, the oldest brain was discovered
      Duration: 20 minutes

      Stop At: Noravank Monastery, NoravankMonastery Road Amaghu Valley, Areni 3604 Armenia
      Noravank, literally "new monastery") is a 13th-century Armenian monastery, located 122 km from Yerevan in a narrow gorge made by the Amaghu River, near the town of Yeghegnadzor, Armenia. The gorge is known for its tall, sheer, brick-red cliffs, directly across from the monastery. The monastery is best known for its two-storey Surb Astvatsatsin (Holy Mother of God) church, which grants access to the second floor by way of a narrow stone-made staircase jutting out from the face of building.
      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Jermuk Waterfall, Jermuk Armenia
      Jermuk is a mountain spa town and the centre of the urban community of Jermuk in Vayots Dzor Province at the south of Armenia, at a road distance of 53 km east of the provincial capital Yeghegnadzor. It was considered one of the popular destinations for medical tourism in the Soviet Union. The waterfall of Jermuk on Arpa river has a height of 70 meters.
      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Mineral water gallery, Jermuk 3701, Armenia
      Jermuk is famous for its hot springs and mineral water brands bottled in the town. It is attractive for its fresh air, waterfall, artificial lakes, walking trails, the surrounding forests and mineral water pools. The town is being redeveloped to become a modern center of tourism and health services. It is also being set up to become a major chess center, with numerous chess international tournaments scheduled in the town.
      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Shaki Waterfall, Sisian Armenia
      Shaki Waterfall is a waterfall in Armenia, with a height of 18 m. It is located in Syunik Province.

      The Shaki Waterfall is situated 6 km from the town of Sisian. On the left side of the river Vorotan's gorge, basalt lava flows have solidified to form a ledge 18 meters high from which the waterfall cascades down. This is one of most spectacular waterfalls in Armenia.
      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge), Sisian Armenia
      Among many unsolved mysteries surrounding remarkable prehistoric structures of Armenia, there is a megalithic site of Karahunge ("Karahundj") covered with hundreds of vertical 1 - 2.8 m high megaliths of greatly varying form.
      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Aregak B&B, 4, 16 Getapnya St, Goris 3203, Armenia
      Settle in Goris city for overnight.
      Duration: 8 hours

      No meals included on this day.
      Accommodation included: Overnight at Aregak B&B

      Day 2: Travel back to Yerevan with stops: Khndzoresk Swinging bridge, Khndzoresk cave sattlment, Tatev ropway and monastery.

      Stop At: Khndzoresk Swinging Bridge, M12, Yerevan 0032 Armenia
      The bridge was inspired by a local entrepreneur's passion to showcase a truly unique Armenian village. His goal was to preserve the village's past, and, for future generations to discover their roots. The suspension bridge is a work of love by the people of the village. It was built by the villagers with their own hands, and horses, without modern machinery. It spans 160 meters across the most rugged, yet scenic gorge one could imagine. It's worth stopping along the way to catch your breath and take amazing pictures of the cliffside dwellings.
      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Old Khndzoresk, Khndzoresk, Near Goris Armenia
      The historic cave village, located on the steep slope of a gorge, is comprised of both natural and manmade caves. At the inhabiting community’s height, some estimates suggest that population grew to as many as 15,000 people. Since many of the dwellings were carved out over and around each other, a complex system of ropes and ladders were required for people to reach many corners of the community. The village even had two churches and three schools.
      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Wings of Tatev, Tatev Gateway, Halidzor 3218 Armenia
      Wings of Tatev is a 5.7 km (3.5 mi) cableway between Halidzor and the Tatev monastery in Armenia. It is the longest reversible aerial tramway built in only one section, and holds the record for Longest non-stop double track cable car.Construction was finished on 16 October 2010.
      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Tatev Monastery, Highway 45, Tatev 3218 Armenia
      The Tatev Monastery is a 9th-century Armenian Apostolic monastery located on a large basalt plateau near the Tatev village in Syunik Province in southeastern Armenia. The term "Tatev" usually refers to the monastery. The monastic ensemble stands on the edge of a deep gorge of the Vorotan River. Tatev is known as the bishopric seat of Syunik and played a significant role in the history of the region as a center of economic, political, spiritual and cultural activity.
      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge), Across the Vorotan River, Tatev Armenia
      Located below Tatev Monastery, in the 500-meter gorge of the Vorotan River, is one of Armenia’s natural wonders – “Devil’s Bridge”. Over the millennia, wind and water have created this wonder of nature, polishing and piercing the petrified lava. The width of this natural bridge, along which runs the auto road to Tatev Monastery, is 60 m, the length 30 m. Close to the bridge it is possible to swim in the warm salubrious springs, ringed by stalactites of marvelous colors. The most intrepid can descend to the river to see the secretive grottos below the springs.
      Duration: 30 minutes

      No meals included on this day.
      No accommodation included on this day.
    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      Pick up possible from any spot in Yerevan
      Departure Time :
      9:00 AM
      Return Detail :
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      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Near public transportation
      • Infant seats available
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • 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.

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    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    6

    Organised by Gira Travel

    Activity ID: V-91919P10

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