Discover your Armenia
This program will give you chance to visit the cultural, historical and religious monuments of Armenia, as well as to make tours around the most beautiful places. The unforgettable moments are guaranteed.
|Day 1.||Arrival at Zvartnots airport and transfer to the hotel in Yerevan. Overnight in Yerevan.|
|Day 2.||Breakfast. Departure to Geghard. The monastery of Geghard (4th century) is a unique architectural construction being partially carved out of the adjacent mountain, surrounded by cliffs. It is included in UNESCO World Heritage list. Degustation of traditional gata. Visit to Garni pagan temple founded in the first century by the king Trdat. 24 columns has symbolized 24 hours of a day. Temple is dedicated to the god of sun Mithra which is the only preserved building of the Armenian Hellenistic architecture. Return to Yerevan. Free time. Overnight in Yerevan.|
|Day 3.||Breakfast. City tour in Yerevan. Visit of Opera House, Republic Square, North Avenue, Swan lake, Cascade. Visit to the Institute of ancient manuscripts Matenadaran that possesses one of the greatest collection of medieval books and manuscripts in the world. Free time. Overnight in Yerevan.|
|Day 4.||Breakfast. Departure to Sevan Lake. Visit to Sevanavanq monastery complex. It was founded in 874. Departure to Dilijan. Visit to monastery Haghartsin, that was built in the 10-13th centuries. Return to Yerevan. Overnight in Yerevan.|
|Day 5.||Breakfast. Departure to Khor Virap monastery. A beautiful view to Mount Ararat is opened from the territory of the monastery. Visit to Noravank monastery
(13th century). In the 13-14th centuries the monastery became the residence of Syunik’s bishops. Here is situated the unique and the only representation of God the Father in Armenia. Overnight in Goris.
|Day 6.||Breakfast. Departure to Tatev. The complex was founded in the 4th century. Tatev monastery was a religious and cultural center. The monastery is included in the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. One can reach the monastery by the world’s longest ropeway known as “Wings of Tatev” built in 2010. Departure to Khndzoresk. Old Khndzoresk is situated on the two slopes of the mountainous valley. There were no flat areas on those slopes for building settlements and for this reason people used caves. Recently a unique structure – a “swinging bridge” has been opened in Khndzoresk the length of which is 160 metres, the height from the deepest point in the gorge is 63 metres. The bridge, from where a magnificent view opens, connects the two banks of old Khndzoresk. Return to Yerevan. Overnight in Yerevan.|
|Day 7.||Breakfast. Visit to Vernissage, open air market in Yerevan, where you can buy souvenirs. Free time. Overnight in Yerevan.|
|Day 8.||Breakfast. Transfer to the airport. Departure.|