Explore Armenia SP

8 Days From £0 (802 USD)

Armenia is a land that time forgot. It has a huge number of ancient buildings of historic importance and many UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The scenery is also lovely and this place is certainly off the beaten track.

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Key Information

Travel Style: Small Group
Start Location: Yerevan, Armenia
End Location: Yerevan, Armenia
Accommodation: Hotels
Period: All Year Round
Difficulty: Suitable for Most Travelers

About The Operator

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Years In Business: 3

Description

A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.

Includes
-7 x overnights in hotel in Yerevan
-Transfers airport / hotel / airport
-Transportation as per program
-English speaking Cultural tour guide for main program Minimum participant 2 pax
-German, Italien, French, Spanish speaking guide min. 6 pax
-Catering BB: (breakfast at the hotel)
-1 bottle of mineral water per day/per person

Excludes
-Flights
-Travel insurance
-Meals except described (lunches and dinners)
-Entrance fees
-Armenia visa fee 3.000 AMD ~ 7 Euro
-Alcoholic beverages except described
-Portage at the hotels
-Tips

Prices per person - please submit an enquiry to receive a personalized itinerary and costs.

Itinerary
Day 01. Arrival Arrival at the Zvartnots airport. Meet and greet transfer, accommodation at the hotel
Day 02. Yerevan city tour (60 km) In the morning meet your tour director and start city tour around Yerevan. Visit to the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial park and museum of the victims of Genocide. Visit also Armenian History Museum, here the important archaeological collections from Stone Age through Medieval periods are dark and almost unlabeled, but should not be missed. Overnight in Yerevan. Duration - ~4hours (B/-/-)
Day 03. . Yerevan - Etchmiadzin Zvartnots Vernissage (60 km) Drive to Echmiadzin which is mere 20 km from Yerevan. On the way visit to St Hripsime church which is considered to be one of the 7 wonders of Armenia. Return to Yerevan with stop at the ruins of Zvartnots temple - the pearl of the 7th c. architecture which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage. In the second half of the day visit open air market Vernissage that bustles with hundreds of vendors selling a variety of crafts on weekends. Return back to Yerevan. Overnight in Yerevan. Duration- ~4hours (B/-/-)
Day 04. Yerevan - Ashtarak Saghmosavank - Amberd Fortress-Yerevan (140 km) Start tour to the church of Karmravour which is one of the smallest pan-Armenian churches. Continue to Saghmossavank medieval monastery, situated in the breathtaking site, at the deep canyon of Ashtarak. Tour to Fortress of Amberd, 9th century, 6 km from the village of Byurakan, stands halfway up Mt. Aragats, at the height of 2300m. Drive back to Yerevan. Overnight in Yerevan. Duration - ~6 -7 hours (B/-/-)
Day 05. Yerevan - Khor Virap Areni Noravank Yerevan (250 km) Sightseeing tour to Khor-Virap monastery the importance of which is connected with Gregory the Illuminator, who introduced Christianity to Armenia and is considered to be the first Armenian Catholicos. Continue tour to Noravank monastery - religious and cultural centre of 12th c. On the way visit a great Areni wine factory to taste local wine made from special sorts of vines. Drive back to the capital city. Overnight in Yerevan. Duration - ~7 hours (B/-/-)
Day 06. Yerevan - Lake Sevan - Dilijan- Sanahin Yerevan (500 km) Early departure from Yerevan to Lake Sevan. About 70 miles north of Yerevan sits Lake Sevan the largest alpine in the world. Drive to Dilijan which is one of the famous resort areas in Armenia. People say,
Day 07. Yerevan - Garni Geghard- Yerevan (80 km) Departure to Garni Temple. The citadel and pagan temple of Garni is a picturesque monument of the Hellenistic period and an impressive piece of ancient Armenian architecture. Northeast of Garni, higher up the gorge of the Azat river, there is a magnificent monument of medieval Armenian architecture - Geghard monastery inscribed in UNESCO World Heritage list. Return back to Yerevan. Free time. Overnight in Yerevan. Duration - ~4 hours (B/-/-)
Day 08. Departure home! Transfer to the airport and departure.