Exciting Armenia, (5D/4N)
Yerevan | Tsaghkadzor | Lake Sevan | Garni | Geghard | Yerevan
Valid from 01 November, 2018 till 28 February, 2019
- 4-night accommodation at 4* or 5* hotels on bed & breakfast
- Round trip transfers: airport – hotel – airport
- Transportation by car or bus as per program and depending on the number of participants
- All entrance fees for all sites and museums mentioned in itinerary.
- Professional guide
- Assistance of our representative in Armenia
- Round trip ticket to Yerevan and airport taxes
- Visa charge (can be obtained upon arrival)
- Optional tours:Tsaghkadzor Ropeway ($5) /Family hosted lunch in Garni ($ 15)
- Optional lunches & dinners
- Alcoholic beverages with meals
- All other expenses
DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN YEREVAN
Upon arrival to Yerevan airport. Meet & transfer to the selected hotel. Overnight in Yerevan
DAY 2: YEREVAN CITY TOUR
Breakfast at hotel.
Depart for a city tour in Yerevan; start with the panoramic view of the city and acquaintance with the Center of the city, Republic Square, the sightseeing of Opera and Ballet building, the Parliament and Residency of the President of Armenia, State University, Mother Armenia Monument, Sports & Concert Complex.
A visit to Tsitsernakaberd - a monument to the Armenian Genocide Victims, as well as the Genocide Victims’ Museum, commemorating the 1.5 million Armenians who perished during the first Genocide of the 20th century in the Western Armenia and in the territory of Ottoman Empire.
Visit Cascade complex, home to Cafesjan modern art museum. Overnight in Yerevan.
DAY 3: YEREVAN - SEVAN - “ARMENIAN SWITZERLAND” DILIJAN - TSAGHKADZOR - YEREVAN
Breakfast at hotel.
Drive to Lake Sevan, one of the wonders in Armenia. This blue lake is one of the greatest high mountainous freshwater lakes of Eurasia.
Climb Akhtamar peninsula, from where opens a fascinating and breathtaking view on Sevan Lake. Visit Sevanavank Monastery (9th century), which stands in its greatness on the peninsula, overlooking the lake for centuries.
Drive to mountainous resort Dilijan, or so called “Armenian Switzerland”, which is well-known for its forests, as well as for its mysterious flora and fauna.
Walking city tour in Dilijan visiting handicrafts’ street, where one can watch the preparation of different national souvenirs from wood, stone and ceramics.
Visit Haghartsin Monastery complex, includes Church St. Stepanos, St. Mary and St. Gregory’s Church, as well as a famous refectory.
Drive to Tsaghkadzor (means “gorge of flowers”) town, the magical place of forested mountains. Walking tour around this small town.
Optional: to go up to the mountain peaks by ropeway,where you will catch an unforgettable gorgeous panoramic view of this part of the world.
Visit Kecharis monastery. Drive back to Yerevan. Overnight in Yerevan.
DAY 4: YEREVAN - CARPET FACTORY - GARNI - GEGHARD - SHOPPING IN A MALL IN YEREVAN
Breakfast at hotel.
Visit Armenian carpet factory with possibility to watch the production of the handmade rugs.
Visit the only remaining Pagan temple in Armenia, devoted to the God of Sun – Myrth, in Garni.
Photo stop at Charentc Arc.
A visit to the ruins of Royal Palace and Royal bath-house nearby.
Optional: Family hosted lunch in a private village house, with watching the preparation of “Lavash” (Armenian traditional flat bread baked in stone-make oven) by countryside Armenian ladies using the same ancient technology as hundreds of years before.
Continue the tour to the uniquely caved Geghard monastery, which dates back to 12th-13th centuries. Drive back to Yerevan. A visit to Vernissage; an open-air exhibition market.
Drop to Dalma Garden or Yerevan Mall for shopping. Overnight in Yerevan.
DAY 5: DEPARTURE
Breakfast at hotel. Check-out. Transfer to Zvartnots International Airport for departure flight
- Deposit of 50% per person upon reservation / Non-refundable
- Full payment is requested to be settled 02 week before departure / Non-refundable