Discover Armenia & Artsakh in 5 Days

Discover diverse Armenia and Artsakh on this 5 day tour of the top wanders. Don't waste your precious vacation time planning out your own tour. Spend your days exploring ancient, centuries old monasteries like Khor Virap, Noravank and Tatev, explore cozy streets of Dilijan and Goris, spectacular views of Zorac Karer, Old Khndzoresk, Armenian Alphabet Monument, and taste wine in Areni Wine Factory. Hear to your guide stories about each places as well as myths and legends only locals know. Let the magical Armenian air carry you away.

per adult from

$503

NZD

Duration

5 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

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  • What's included :
    • Private transportation
    • Bottled Water
    • Fuel Charges & Parking Fees
    • Entry/Admission - Areni Wine Factory
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch & Dinner
    • Tatev's wing cable car two-way ticket

  • Day 1: Yerevan - Khor Virap - Areni - Noravank - Zorac Karer - Goris

    Stop At: Khor Virap, Highway 11 - Near the village of Pokr Vedi Artashat, Lusarat 0612 Armenia
    Your morning start with an early pick up in Yerevan from your hotel and heading to Khor Virap where you will evidence sun rise behind Masis. Your guide will guide you through Khor Virap monastery and its influence in Armenian history and culture. Take your time and enjoy the vastness and silence of surrounding view with holly mountain Ararat.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Areni Wine Factory, Areni Armenia
    Areni Village - wine heaven in Armenia comes next. Have lunch in village served by local family accompanied with wine tasting (not included in the tour price). Get to know how locals live. Visit historical Areni Winery and have a tour in wine storage.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Noravank Monastery, NoravankMonastery Road Amaghu Valley, Areni 3604 Armenia
    Return to your coach and travel to Noravank monastery. Have your camera ready for snaps of the scenery and explore surroundings.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Zorats Karer, Not Far From The City, Sisian Armenia
    Finish day with visit to ancient observatory Zorac Karer. Hear your guide how local with help of special located stones making weather and other predictions. Connect with your inner world and communicate with nature and space.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Stepanakert - Shushi - Jdrduz - Old Khndzoresk - Goris

    Stop At: Stepanakert International Airport, Azerbaycan
    Have a photoshoot next to Tatik & Papik statue. Get visa in Stepanakert. Visit Artsakh State Museum where local guide will guide you through pre and post war history. Try Jingyalov Hatc - famous local flatbread with chopped herb, and see how it's being made. Make a walking tour in downtown.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Jtrtuz lookout, Shusha
    Walk in post war downtown, visit Shushi Tank Memorial and Ashagi Govhar mosque. Get overwhelmed by the view opening from Jdrduz canyon and enjoy sunset.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Khndzoresk Swinging Bridge, M12, Yerevan 0032 Armenia
    Head to Old khndzoresk village. Have adrenaline boost while walking through swinging bridge and get lost in ruins of old village abandoned houses.

    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Old Goris - Tatev - Orbelian Caravanserai - Sevan - Dilijan

    Stop At: Goris Rock Forest, Goris Armenia
    Start out morning with hike to the cave village in Old Goris. Have a coffee break in the nature and enjoy Goris city view from top.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Wings of Tatev, Tatev Gateway, Halidzor 3218 Armenia
    Get into cable car and head to Tatev monastery. Visit oil pressing room, hear your guide about Monastery role for Syuniq's history, legends about broken clock and where name Tatev comes from.
    Visit devils bridge and view point in the middle of forest.

    Duration: 2 minutes

    Stop At: Orbelian Caravanserai, 11 Yerevanyan Hwy, Yeghegnadzor 3601, Armenia
    Have short break in Orbelian's Caravanserai which was serving as shelter for trader traveling trough silk road.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Monastery Sevanavank, next the Holy Mother of God Church, Sevan Armenia
    Head to Lake Sevan to enjoy sunset on the lake. Walk in Akhtamar island and hear your guide for the love story about this place. Take time to enjoy lake view from church Sevanavank.

    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 4: Dilijan City- Lake Parz - Haghartsin - Goshavank- DIlijan

    Stop At: Lake Parz, Dilijan National Park, Dilijan Armenia
    Venture into the area around Parz Lake. Have a picnic-lunch break and enjoy surrounding nature (lunch not included in the tour price).
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Haghartsin Monastery, Dilijan Armenia
    Hear your guide about the story of Haghartsin Monastery which dates back to 13th century. Enjoy surrounding nature after guided tour on your own.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Goshavank Monastery, 15 km of Dilijan, Gosh Armenia
    Visit village Gosh and Goshavank monastery dating back to 12th- or 13th-century.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 5: Alphabet Monument - Saghmosavank - Oshakan - Yerevan

    Stop At: Armenian Alphabet Monument, Artashavan Armenia
    On the way to Yerevan first stop at Armenian Alphabet Monument: giant stone letters dedicated to the founder of Armenia's alphabet. Armenian Alphabet Monument is located in Artashavan village of Aragatsotn region, on the Western slope of Mount Aragats. The complex was built in 2005, on the 1600th anniversary of the creation of Armenian alphabet. This place is not just an architectural creation, but a real tourist attraction where you can admire the elegant forms of the letters of the Armenian alphabet, find your initials and take a picture on their background for a memory.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Saghmosavank Monastery, Artashavan 0211 Armenia
    Hop back on the coach and make the ride to Saghmosavank Monastery known as the repository of manuscripts, which has a beautiful interior decoration made of red and black elements. Feel the spiritual aura of monastery and enjoy the nature.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Saint Mesrop Mashtots Cathedral, H19, Oshakan 0226 Armenia
    Visit Saint Mesrop Mashtots Cathedral, which was named after the creator of the Armenian Alphabet, who was canonized by the Armenian Apostolic Church. The Cathedral is located in Oshakan village. The church and the village are one of the most common destinations for Armenian pilgrims.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Hotel pickup
    Departure Time :
    8:00 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 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

6

Organised by Aregak Tours

Activity ID: V-75538P27

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