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Stonehenge - The Oldest In The World

  Duration: 10 days / 9 nights; Tour Type: Cultural, Historical; Best Period: May - October; Distance to be passed: 1300 km; Country: Armenia See more details

Holy Mount Ararat

Duration: 9 days / 8 nights; Tour Type: Cultural, Historical; Best Period: May - October; Distance: ~1080 km; Country: Armenia See more details

Guaranteed Departures

Duration: 8 days / 7 nights; Tour Type: Cultural, Leisure; Best Period: according to set dates; Distance: ~500 km; Country: Armenia See more details

Armenia – Top Destination of the year

Duration: 8 days / 7 nights; Tour type: Cultural, Historical, Wine; Best Period: March - November; Distance to be passed: ~1150 km; Coutnry: Armenia See more details

ARMENIA UNESCO

Duration: 8 days / 7 nights; Tour Type: Historical, Wine, Cognac, Hiking; Best Period: May - October; Distance to be passed: ~1550 km; Country: Armenia See more details

Following the Great Silk Road

Duration: 8 days / 7 nights; Tour Type: Silk Road, Cultural, Historical, Wine; Best Period: May - October; Distance to be passed: ~1050 km Countries: Georgia, Armenia See more details

Feel The Road from Armenia to Karabakh

  Duration: 14 days / 13 nights; Tour Type: Jeeping, Historical, Adventure, Wine Best Period: May - October; Distance: ~1900 km; Countries: Armenia, Nagorno-Karabakh See more details

Pearls of Caucasus

Duration: 13 days / 12 nights Tour type: Cultural, Historical, Wine, Gourmand Best Period: March - December Distance: Countries: Armenia, Georgia See more details

Delicate Flavor Of Armenia


Day 1

Arrival-City Tour

Arrival, meet and transfer to the hotel. After breakfast at the hotel start the city tour with the Brandy Factory to taste delicate Armenian high quality cognac and learn about the techniques of brandy making. Continue the tour visiting the depository of ancient Armenian manuscripts called Matenadaran. The depository contains about numerous valuable items among them the oldest parchment book that is the Gospel of Lazarus written in 887, as well as the heaviest Armenian manuscript, weighing 34 kilograms. Drive to the Cascade Monument to enjoy the panorama of the city. Visit Cafesjian Center for the Arts, enjoying the marvelous collection of glass, painting, sculpture, print and drawing. Lunch tasting traditional Armenian dishes. Proceed to Opera House visiting the roundabouts: State Conservatory, the Monument “Men” in the Saryan Park, named after the famous Armenian painter Martiros Saryan. The monument is devoted to an outstanding Armenian film called “Men”, then visit Lake Swan, Monument of Aram Khachatryan, William Saroyan, Arno Babajanyan, Hovhannes Tumanyan. Start a street tour including Republic Square, Yerevan State University, Victory Bridge, Sports & Concerts complex, Kiev Bridge. Later drive along the Baghramyan Avenue with the House of Parliament and Academy of Sciences and other important buildings on both sides. Master class-dinner and overnight in Yerevan.

Day 2

Yerevan-Garni-Geghard-Food Market

After breakfast at the hotel start the tour to Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Park visiting the Genocide Museum. Proceed to Garni temple, the only surviving pagan temple. Garni is one of the most favorite tourist spots in Armenia located in the gorge of Garni. Lunch tasting traditional Armenian dishes. Watch the process of lavash baking and barbeque making in the underground oven “tonir”. Proceed to the magnificent monastic complex Geghard, which is inscribed in UNESCO World Heritage Site. Return to Yerevan with a stop in the Food Market. Dinner and overnight in Yerevan.

Day 3

Yerevan-Echmiadzin-Zvartnots-Yerevan

After breakfast at the hotel start tour to Echmiadzin, the holy city of Armenia. Visit the Holy See of Armenian Catholicos, Echmiadzin with its main Cathedral (4th c.), St. Gayane (7th c.), St. Hripsime (7th c.), St. Shoghakat churches (17th c.). All of them are included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lunch tasting traditional Armenian dishes. Drive back to Yerevan with a stop at the ruins of Zvartnots (7th c.). The latter is also included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dinner and overnight in Yerevan.


Day 4

Yerevan-Khor Virap-Noravank-Jermuk

After breakfast at the hotel drive to the 17th century Khor Virap monastery, which is famous for its deep dungeon where the first Armenian Catholicos was kept for long 13 years. Proceed to the gorgeous Noravank passing through high picturesque rocks. Lunch tasting traditional Armenian dishes in a cave café. See how the traditional Armenian bread “lavash” is baked near the natural cave café. Continue to the spa town Jermuk famous with its healthy mineral waters. Dinner and overnight in Jermuk.

Day 5

Jermuk-Yeghegnadzor-Areni-Yerevan

After breakfast at the hotel drive to the city of Yeghegnadzor, famous for its wine, cheese and canned fruit. A unique type of cheese is Yeghegnadzor Buried Cheese which is made nowhere else in the world. Goat milk and herbs are mixed together and buried for six months. It is ready to eat when it becomes salty and sharp. Lunch tasting traditional Armenian dishes. After lunch continue to the village of Areni to taste delicate smooth and gentle Armenian wine. Recent archeological expeditions in this region have unearthed the oldest in the world winery, thus proving that the village has the oldest traditions of wine production. Drive to Yerevan. Dinner and overnight in Yerevan.

Day 6

Yerevan-Noratus-Sevan-Dilijan

After breakfast at the hotel drive to the region of Gegharkunik visiting the khachkar cemetery Noratus. Many of these khachkars date back to the 13-17th centuries, and the oldest one dates back to the 5th century. Visit the Sevanavank monastery. During the 8th century a few monks settled on the former island of Sevan and began to build their churches. Due to its strategically good location, many others came here. For a while it was the residence of the king Ashot Erkat. With the time the walls of the monastery were destroyed and in 1930 the last monk left the monastery. Lunch tasting traditional Armenian dishes including fish typical to the waters of Armenia like sig (“white fish”), trout and ishkhan (“prince fish”). Drive to Dilijan the gorgeous forested region rich in mineral waters some of which are comparable to those at Vichy in France and Davos in Switzerland. Dinner and overnight in Dilijan.

Day 7

Dilijan-Odzun-Amberd-Tegher-Yerevan

After breakfast at the hotel drive to the monasteries of Goshavank (12th c.) and Haghartsin (10-13th c.). Both are wonderful examples of Armenian architecture. Drive to the village of Odzun with a stop at the Odzun church. Lunch tasting traditional Armenian dishes. Visit the small village of Tegher. Drive to Yerevan. Dinner with master class. Overnight in Yerevan.

Day 8

Transfer to the airport. Departure

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