Private tour to Garni Temple, Geghard Monastery, Tsaghkadzor, Kecharis Monastery

Our cheerful and friendly staff makes this private tour really unique. The guides speak multiple languages, the drivers are experienced and non-smokers, the cars are clean and your impression is more than important for us!

per adult from

$133

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Duration

9 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • WiFi on board
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Charent's Arch, Garni Armenia

    Charents Arch is located near Yerevan, between the pagan temple of Garni and Geghard Christian monastery complex in the village of Vokhchaberd. At first glance, the Arch seems to be the most ordinary and unremarkable, but coming closer, passing to the platform inside the arch and looking at the panorama, everything becomes clear – this is the best place to admire the great and sacred mountain of Ararat, to be in unity with it and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

    Stop At: Garni Temple, Geghard Monastery Road H3, Garni Armenia

    The pagan temple of Garni was built in the second half of the 1st century by King Trdat III. This is the only pagan temple, which has been preserved on the territory of Armenia. After the adoption of Christianity it became the summer residence of Khosrovadukht, sister of King Trdat III. It was destroyed in 1679 by an earthquake. Parts, fragments of graceful columns and wall stones were spread around the temple. It is supposed that the temple was dedicated to Mithra, the God of the Sun.

    Stop At: The Garden Gallery, 680 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA 93442-2220

    The Noyan Garden Gallery presents Armenia with its entire palette. For thousands of years Armenia has been famous for its cultural achievements, cuisine and winemaking. Our goal is to present deeply the Armenian culture making it accessible to everyone. We want to involve in this project the layers of society who have alienated their roots and, of course, tourists visiting us to recognize Armenia. There is a hall where rarest samples of Armenian artifacts, pottery and carpet weaving are kept. Here you can taste Armenian wines, dried fruits and other Armenian dishes prepared from the sun-warming and ripe fruits that are made by preserving the traditions of Armenian traditional cuisine. The Noyan Garden Gallery will introduce you to Armenia and make you a part of it.

    Stop At: The Monastery of Geghard, Near Goght Village, Geghard Armenia

    Geghard Monastery is one of the greatest medieval architectural structures in Armenia. Geghard is completely hollowed out in a cave, it is also called a “cave monastery”. This monastery was founded in the 4th century AD. in place of the sacred spring, originating in the cave. The name of the monastery complex Geghard (spear) comes from the Langin’n spear, which pierced the body of Jesus Christ on the cross. At the moment this spear is kept in the museum of Etchmiadzin. The monastery complex Geghard is included in UNESCO World Heritage List.

    Stop At: Tsakhkadzor, Tsakhkadzor, Kotayk Province

    Tsaghkadzor is cozy city in Kotayk province of Armenia, a popular ski and climatic resort, which translated from Armenian means “Gorge of Flowers”. Already in the V century BC became aware of the curative properties of the local climate.
    Stop 6: Kecharis Мonastery
    The monastery complex Kecharis was erected in the XI century in Tsakhkadzor. In the 12th-13th centuries, Kecharis was considered a major cult center of Armenia, which had a higher school. The complex consists of three churches, two chapels and a porch, to the west of which, another church with its porch. The main temple is the church of St. Gregory, the first building of the monastery erected by Grigor Magistros Pahlavuni in 1003.

  • Departure Point :
    Yerevan, Armenia
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We can organize the pickup from your hotel, apartment, hostel, etc.
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • 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, English - Written

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

6

Organised by Jan Armenia Tours

Activity ID: V-144154P40

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