7 Days tour in Armenia/ Armenia in a week
7 Day tour in Armenia / Armenia within a week
7 Days trip to Armenia is for those who want to see the whole Armenia for a week, discover the nature, culture and architecture of Armenia, taste delicious traditional dishes. This 7 days package in Armenia represents the main sights of Armenia for a week. 7 Day tour to Armenia will give an unforgettable impressions.
Day 1. Yerevan - airport – hotel – city tour in Yerevan
Arrival in Yerevan. Meeting at the airport “Zvartnots” and transfer to the hotel in Yerevan. After the rest guided tour in Yerevan - Cascade, Opera House, Northern Avenue, Republic Square, etc. In the evening walking tour in the city. Dinner. Return to the hotel. Overnight in Yerevan.
Day 2. Yerevan - Garni - Geghard - Tsakhadzor
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit to the pagan temple Garni (1st. AC). Then we head to the ancient monastery of Gegard (IV c.). We continue our way to the resort town Tsakhadzor - spa town and a popular health resort in Armenia. Tsaghkadzor literally means valley of flowers in Armenian. The town is situated on the southeastern slope of the Teghenis Mountains, at a height of 1841 meters above sea level. We take a ride on the Tsakhadzor ropeway, then we will visit an ancient monastery of Kecharis XI-XIII cc. Dinner. Overnight in Tsakhadzor.
Day 3. Tsakhadzor – Sevan – Selim gorge – Karahunj – Goris
After the breakfast we head to the "blue pearl" of Armenia - Lake Sevan - the biggest lake in the Caucasus, one of the largest high mountain freshwater lakes of the World. We continue our way to the Selim gorge. Finally, we are in one of the mystical places in the World - Karahunj - a place called ZORATS KARER (arm. Stone warriors, stone army ancient megalithic complex, situated on a plateau at an altitude of 1770 meters above sea level. Scientists Karahunj dates back the 5th millennium up to second millennium BC. The complex is located on the field, strewn with stones, which served as a building material for him. The structure itself is made up of numerous (only numbered) basalt (andesite) stones 1.5-2.8 m tall, weighing up to 8.5 tons. We continue our way to the town of Goris. Dinner. Overnight in Goris.
Day 4. Goris – Tatev – Areni – Noravank – Khor Virap – Yerevan
After breakfast we head to the world-famous tourist complex Tatev. Tatev monastery was founded in the 9th century. We ride on the world's longest cable car "Tatever", which was included in the "Guinness Book of World Records". We continue our way to the village of Areni, which is famous for its variety of wines. Wine tasting at the wine factory. On the way we will visit an ancient Noravank Monastery built in XIII c. Red rocks surrounding the Monastery create a special intriguing mystical atmosphere. Then we will visit an amazing monastery of Khor Virap, founded by St. Gregory Illuminator. The monastery is known for its location, from the monastery opens one of the most beautiful views of the biblical Mount Ararat, where, according to legend, appeared Noah on the ark after the Global Flood. Today our last stop is in Yerevan. Dinner. Overnight in Yerevan.
Day 5. Yerevan - Echmiadzin - Yerevan Brandy Factory
Breakfast at the hotel. Excursion to the holy city of Echmiadzin - the spiritual center of Armenia. We will visit the Echmiadzin Cathedral was erected in the VI, which is one of the most ancient monuments of Christianity, we will visit the churches of St. Guyane and St. Hripsime, which are included in UNESCO World Heritage Site. On his return to Yerevan visit to Yerevan Brandy Factory, brandy tasting.
Day 6. Yerevan – Matenadaran - Oshakan - Mughni - Karmravor - Hovanavank - Saghmosavank
Breackfast at the hotel. Today our excursion is starting from Matenadaran - one of the world's richest depositories of ancient manuscripts in the world. Then we will countinue our tour to Oshakan - the ancient sacred place in Armenia. We will visit the monastery of Mughni founded in the XIII century on the relics of St. George, Church Karmravor (7 c.), ancient monasteries Ohanavank (V c.) and Saghmosavank (XIII c.). After returning to Yerevan we will visit souvenir and exclusive gift market Vernissage and sweets market.
Day 7. Yerevan - airport
Breackfast and departure from the hotel, transfer to the airport.