Best of Armenia / 7 days

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Welcome to dreamland Armenia. Experience a beautiful and light holiday in the most hospitable country accompanied by the kindest people of the world. The miracles of nature and culture are waiting for you to explore them. Be treated with the best of the best; you deserve it!

This unique tour will give you the opportunity to discover the natural, cultural and the delicious wonders of Armenia. You will visit the most wonderful holy places and will explore the secrets of Armenian cuisine and life.

per adult from

$1,429

NZD

Duration

7 days

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • 2x Dinner
    • 2x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 6 nights
    • Transportation with good condition
    • Professional English speaking guide service during the tour
    • Professional driver service during the tour
    • Accommodation in the hotels,
    • Water (1 x bottle per person daily)
    • Entrance fees in accordance with the program
    • Entry/Admission - Echmiadzin Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Khor Virap
    What's excluded :
    • Visa Fees
    • Flight tickets
    • Alcoholic beverages
    • Extra personal fees
    • Meals not indicated in the program

  • Day 1: Arrival

    Stop At: Yerevan, Yerevan
    Arrival at Zvartnoc International airport and transfer to the hotel.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: overnight at 4* hotel

    Day 2: Yerevan - Ejmiatsin – Zvartnoc - Yerevan (half day tour )

    Stop At: Echmiadzin Monastery Complex, Vagharshapat 1101 Armenia
    Breakfast. We will start the excursion to centuries-old monuments Ejmiatsin and Zvartnots. These sites are listed on UNESCO World Heritage list. The Cathedral of Ejmiatsin, founded in 303, is the official residence of the Catholicos of Armenia. We’ll continue the trip to Zvartnots Temple, which was built on 7th century by Nerses Builder Catholicos. Get back to Yerevan. Drive back to Yerevan. Welcome dinner at traditional restaurant with folk music. (B)
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: overnight at 4* hotel

    Day 3: Yerevan – Khor Virap – Noravank – Areni - Yerevan (full day tour)

    Stop At: Khor Virap, Highway 11 - Near the village of Pokr Vedi Artashat, Lusarat 0612 Armenia
    Breakfast. Take trip to Khor Virap Monastery (4-18th cc.). This monastery is very prominent because of its history; Gregory the Illuminator, who introduced Christianity to Armenia, has been imprisoned there about 13 years as at that time there was a prison in the place of the monastery. Here we can enjoy the spectacular view of the sacred Ararat Mountain - an immortal symbol of Armenia. We will continue our tour to Noravank - a monastery of XII century situated among amazing sheer rocks on the bench of a twisty gorge. This is the only monastery where we may find a unique sculpture of Father God. On our way back we will visit village Areni which is considered to be an important center of wine production industry. You are welcome to taste its excellent wine. Lunch at a local house in Areni. Return to Yerevan and overnight there. (B, L)
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: overnight at 4* hotel

    Day 4: Yerevan - Sevan – Dilijan – Yerevan (full day tour)

    Stop At: Sevan, Sevan, Lake Sevan, Gegharkunik Province
    Breakfast. We will drive to Lake Sevan which is one of the largest lakes in the world. It stands out with its sweet and astonishingly blue water. Here we can enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the beautiful lake. Then we will visit Sevanavank Monastery which is situated on Sevan Peninsula. There are 2 monasteries actually; one of them is destroyed but the other stands still. They have been built in the Middle Ages, around 10th century. Then we will drive to Dilijan. Walking along the Sharamberyan Street we will come across with many museums, souvenirs’ markets, small shops and so on. We will also observe two traditional houses built of wood, with tiled roofs and balconies with meticulously carved being typical examples of Dilijan. Drive back to Yerevan. (B, D)
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: overnight at 4* hotel

    Day 5: Yerevan /City tour/ (tour till 4-5 pm)

    Stop At: Yerevan, Armenia
    Breakfast. We will start the tour with the tour in the capital of Armenia: Yerevan. For ages this city has been known as a “pink city” because of the color of the stone it has been built with. So we will visit Republic square, Mashtoc Avenue, the House of Opera and Ballet after Aram Khachatryan, the park “Cascad”. Then we will visit the Manuscript Museum of Armenia, which is called Matenadaran; here all ancient Armenian Manuscripts are kept. Then we should visit Erebuni museum and Genocide Memorial known as Tsitsernakaberd. Farewell dinner at a traditional restaurant. Overnight in the hotel. (B, D)
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: overnight at 4* hotel

    Day 6: Yerevan - Garni – Geghard - Yerevan (tour till 4-5 pm)

    Stop At: Garni, Garni, Kotayk Province
    Breakfast. Take trip to Garni. This Pagan Temple was built in the 1st century AD. It is the only temple that has been preserves from the Pagan times in Armenia. It was devoted to the god Mihr, who was the god of cleanness. In 1679 it was destroyed by earthquake. In the 1975 the Temple was restored. Then we will continue our trip to Geghard Monastery. Its name came from the legendary lance that was used to pierce the body of Christ. It has been kept here for centuries. Though the exact foundation of the monastery is unknown, the present complex was built in the mid – 13th century. Afterwards we will a local house where you will have the chance to see and participate in the preparation of Armenian national bread: lavash. It is a very thin, usually sold in very large forms. It is usually cooked in a ground oven: “tonir''. In 2015 it has been inscribed in UNESCO intangible heritage list. Here we will enjoy the “Armenian fast food” with lavash and cheese. Lunch. Get back to Yerevan and overnight at hotel. (B, L)
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: overnight at 4* hotel

    Day 7: Departure

    Stop At: Yerevan, Yerevan
    Breakfast. Transfer to the airport.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Yerevan Airport, Yerevan Armenia
    Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Silk Road Armenia

Activity ID: V-61718P73

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