Private tour Jermuk, waterfall, Tatev Monastery and TaTev Ropeway
Enjoy the beauty and discover miracles of Armenia - Jermuk city and Tatev Monastery! One of the masterpieces of medieval Armenian architecture is the Tatev monastery. It is located on a hill which is surrounded on three sides by deep chasms, and it can only be reached from the north.
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What's included :
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- English or Russian speaking Guide service, if choosing "with a guide" option
- Hotel pickup
- Hotel drop-off
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Bottled water
- WiFi on board
What's excluded :
- Alcoholic Beverages
- Entry/Admission - Tatev Monastery
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Tatev Monastery, Highway 45, Tatev 3218 Armenia
Goris is considered to be the most visited destination for the tourists because one of the wonders of Armenia is here. The one and only Tatev Monastery Complex, The Devil’s Bridge and The Tatev Ropeway are situated here. It is not a secret that Tatev is a fascinating place that attracts everyone. There you can see an ancient oil mill with stone grinders, mighty fortress walls upon massive cliffs, the swinging pillar which has a unique medieval structure: the last saint of the Armenian Church; ancient frescoes by European master and of course, the tomb of Grigor Tatevatsi.
There you will be the witness of Syunik's extraordinary nature and will discover the historic treasures of Goris. The Tatev Monastery was the cultural center of Armenia. Nowadays this is a must place for tourists and it is not possible to come here and not to want to see it again. In fact, in 1995 the Tatev Monastery complex was included in the list of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites.
Tatev monastery’s history dates back to 9th century. Undoubtedly, this monastery is one of the oldest and the most famous complexes in Armenian history. It was built in 895. The complex has three churches; the Poghos Petros Cathedral, St Astvatsatsin and St Grigor Churches, the Grigor Tatevatsi mausoleum, “Gavazan” monument and other historical buildings.
The next popular place among tourist is the Tatev Ropeway; it is the longest ropeway in the world (5, 7 km). The Tatev Gateway invites you to fly above the gorge on the Wings of Tatev. There is an audio guide which will tell you the Tatev Monastery’s history. From the cableway, you will be the witness of the most picturesque and impressive Nature of Armenia. The Wings of Tatev is a 5.7 km (3.5 mi) cableway between Halidzor and the Tatev Monastery in Armenia. It is the longest aerial tramway; the construction was finished on 16 October 2010.
Wings of Tatev is the shortest, most picturesque and impressive route to Tatev Monastery. The cable car travels at a speed of 37 km (23 mi) per hour and a one-way journey takes 12 minutes of unforgettable flight above the ravine of the fierce Vorotan River. At its highest point over the gorge, the car travels 320 m (1,050 ft) above ground level. The Wings of Tatev is the longest reversible cableway in the world (5752 m), which was recorded in the Guinness Book of Records.
During the flight, the audio guide presents the history and all the important things about the wings of Tatev. The audio-guide tells the information in three languages Armenian, Russian and English. During your whole tour, you have the opportunity to choose five languages English, Armenian German, Russian and French and audio guide. You can find the devices in the Ropeway ticket box. The movable device is linked to the map which gives an opportunity to orientate in the area.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Jermuk, Jermuk, Vayots Dzor Province
You will continue the trip to Jermuk that is positioned within forests and mountains, on a little plateau, 2080 m above sea level; the plateau is partitioned into two parts by the Arpa river gorge. Jermuk is widely recognized with its curable water. Jermuk waters were reliable means of treatment of numerous illnesses for hundreds of years. The town is unique with its fantastic waterfall. The waterfall has 72 m. top and spilling slant into Arpa River. The waterfall sometimes called Mermaid hair. Jermuk has pretty a protracted history however the modern town was founded only in 1940, after the development of the first sanatorium. Nowadays Jermuk is popular with its modern and cozy sanatoriums.
Duration: 1 hour
Departure Point :Yerevan, Armenia
Departure Time :8:00 AM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Infant seats available
- Not wheelchair accessible
- 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.