Day trip to: Khor Virap-Areni Winery-Noravank

120 km from Yerevan, on the left bank of the r. Arpa Vayots-Dzorsky marz of Armenia, stretched tiny village Areni - the object of pilgrimage for connoisseurs of vintage wines and unique monuments of architecture. Beginning in 2009, the village hosts an annual international wine festival - a large-scale cultural event devoted to tasting young and aged wines of local bottling, in particular the products of the Areni Winery winery, founded in 1994 on the basis of a small family business.

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  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Parking Fees
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Khor Virap, Highway 11 - Near the village of Pokr Vedi Artashat, Lusarat 0612 Armenia

    Khor Virap, located at the foot of Mount Ararat, near the border with Turkey. It is a place of pilgrimage, which is associated with the legend of Grigor Lusavorich (Grigor the Illuminator). According to church tradition, Grigor was imprisoned by the order of Tsar Trdat III, convicted of practicing Christianity and spending 13 years in it. Those who wish can descend into the dungeon, which has a depth of 6 m and a diameter of 4.4 m. Right in front of you the symbol of Armenia, Mount Ararat, will appear before you from the closest distance and in all its glory.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Noravank Monastery, NoravankMonastery Road Amaghu Valley, Areni 3604 Armenia

    Further we will continue our journey to the village of Vayots Dzor region - Areni. Next we will go to the monastery complex Noravank, built in the XIII-XIV centuries. The complex is located on the ledge of a narrow winding gorge of a tributary of the river Arpa. The gorge is famous for the sheer red rocks towering behind the monastery. Return to Yerevan.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    9:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • 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
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • 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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Organised by Armenia Experience Private Tours & Excursions

Activity ID: V-125245P6

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