6-day Armenia Classic Guided Tour Package From Yerevan

6-Day Armenia Classic Guided Tour Package from Yerevan

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We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Yerevan, transfer to the hotel

Stop At: Hyur Service (Head Office), 96 Nalbandyan St, Yerevan 0010, Armenia
drop off at the hotel in the city center of Yerevan

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3* or 4* hotel in Yerevan depending on the price option selected

Day 2: 10:00 am - Garni, Geghard, lavash baking

Stop At: Hyur Service (Head Office), 96 Nalbandyan St, Yerevan 0010, Armenia
starting and ending point
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Charent's Arch, Garni Armenia
photo stop with the great view to Ararat mountain
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Garni Temple, Geghard Monastery Road H3, Garni Armenia
Garni temple, which towers over a triangular cape, is the unique survived example of heathen culture in Armenia. It is a blend of Greco-Roman and Armenian styles. King Trdat The First ordered building the temple in the first century AD and dedicated it to the God of Sun. After adopting Christianity in 301, the pagan temple lost its significance and the fortress of Garni became the summer residence of the kings. Nowadays the ruins of the royal palace and the bathroom with a stunning mosaic work can be found near the temple.
Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes

Stop At: The Monastery of Geghard, Near Goght Village, Geghard Armenia
Geghard monastery is the unsurpassable masterpiece of the 13th century Armenian architecture. Some of the churches of the complex are masterfully hewn in a huge rock. From the outset the complex was called Ayrivank (cave monastery), later it was renamed Geghard (lance) as the lance, used by the roman soldier to sting Jesus Christ's side, had been kept in this monastery for many centuries. Due to its construction, Geghardavank serves the best place for singing spiritual songs. The complex is rich in subtle sculptural embellishments and many striking khachkars (cross-stones).
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3* or 4* hotel in Yerevan depending on the price option selected

Day 3: 09:00 am - Lake Sevan (Sevanavank), Dilijan (Goshavank, Haghartsin)

Stop At: Hyur Service (Head Office), 96 Nalbandyan St, Yerevan 0010, Armenia
starting and ending point of the tour
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Lake Sevan, Lake Sevan, Gegharkunik Province
The fascination and the pearl of mountainous Armenia is Sevan Lake, which is one of the world's greatest high altitude fresh-water lakes. It is about 1900 m above sea level. The lake is of volcanic origin and is surrounded with mountains of 3000 m and higer. The beautiful landscape and the crystal water serve nice preconditions for excellent rest.The lake is also famous for its peninsula and medieval church complex built in 874.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Monastery Sevanavank, next the Holy Mother of God Church, Sevan Armenia
Lake Sevan. The fascination and the pearl of mountainous Armenia is Sevan Lake, which is one of the world's greatest high altitude fresh-water lakes. It is about 1900 m above sea level. The lake is of volcanic origin and is surrounded with mountains of 3000 m and higer. The beautiful landscape and the crystal water serve nice preconditions for excellent rest.The lake is also famous for its peninsula and medieval church complex built in 874.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Dilijan, Dilijan, Tavush Province
small old town tour
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Goshavank Monastery, 15 km of Dilijan, Gosh Armenia
Goshavank was founded by the famous medieval scientist, fabulist Mkhitar Gosh. The complex consists of several religious and secular buildings. The unrivalled khachkar put in front of the one-naved basilica was created by the skillful master Poghos in 1291.Goshavank used to be one of the most famous religious and cultural centers in medieval Armenia.
Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Haghartsin Monastery, Dilijan Armenia
Haghartsin monastery situated in the woodlands of Tavush region represents an indescribable example of blend of nature with architecture. It was founded in the 10-11th centuries, though new buildings were added in the 12-13th centuries. Now it consists of St. Grigor, St. Astvatsatsin (Holy Mother of God), St. Stepanos churches and some other buildings.The refectory due to its skillful architectural composition is of great interest. The huge oak tree, which is almost at the age of the monastery, completes the whole scene.
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3* or 4* hotel in Yerevan depending on the price option selected

Day 4: 08:30 am - Khor Virap, Noravank, "Devil's" bridge, Tatev (wayback on Ropeway)

Stop At: Hyur Service (Head Office), 96 Nalbandyan St, Yerevan 0010, Armenia
starting and ending point of the tour
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Khor Virap, Highway 11 - Near the village of Pokr Vedi Artashat, Lusarat 0612 Armenia
Khor Virap is the most famous pilgrimage site in Armenia, as it is directly connected with the adoption of Christianity. As a state religion Christianity in Armenia was adopted in 301 due to endeavors of Saint Gregory the Illuminator, who before converting king Trdat the 3rd to Christianity, was imprisoned in the dungeon over which a church of Khor Virap monastery was built in the 17th century. From the monastery one can admire the stunning view of the Biblical Mount Ararat.
Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Noravank Monastery, NoravankMonastery Road Amaghu Valley, Areni 3604 Armenia
Passing a narrow road surrounded by rocks of hundred caves one discovers a scene of harmony of architecture with nature. The monastery enshrined with fine architectural solutions and luxurious embellishments is one of the brightest examples of Armenian architecture of the 13th century. Noravank consists of St. Karapet, St. Grigory the Illuminator churches and St. Astvatsatsin (Holy Mother of God) two-storey church, which is notable for its ideal constructive and sculptural work.
Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge), Across the Vorotan River, Tatev Armenia
It is a natural bridge, formed from travertine, located on Vorotan River in Syunik region. The length is ~30 m, the width is 50-60 m. There are number of mountain springs around the bridge, the waters of which have colored the walls of the canyon in pink, yellow and green. The Goris-Tatev highway crosses the Devil's Bridge. There are various hypotheses concerning the name «Devil's Bridge». For instance, there is a theory, that less water flows in under the bridge, than it flows out. This is due to the fact that mineral waters are dripping from above.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Tatev Monastery, Highway 45, Tatev 3218 Armenia
Among the architectural pillars of Zangezour the monastery of Tatev doesn't have its rivals. This used to be wealthiest medieval monastery in Armenia. Besides being a religious center Tatev was also the important strategical center of Syunik kingdom. Being situated on a naturally defended place Tatev monastery has always been an impregnable fortress for alien. In non-stable political conditions the several secret ways in the territory of the fortress led the way to the canyon and served as a link between the monastery and external world.
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Stop At: Wings of Tatev, Tatev Gateway, Halidzor 3218 Armenia
Church bells were ringing loud in Tatev on October 16 of 2010, heralding the launch of a program to revive a medieval monastic complex and the opening of an aerial tramway called Wings of Tatev. The 5.7-kilometer ropeway was built within 11 months, passes through a deep gorge of the River Vorotan and over hills covered with lush forests. The tramway is supported by three towers between its two terminals. One terminal is on a hill overlooking the village of Halidzor and the other is near Tatev Monastery, on the road to Tatev village. Two cabins operate at once, traveling in opposite directions. There are six cables altogether (3 for each cabin), each uniquely foreseen for the specifications of this project. Within about 11 minutes a tramway cabin takes passengers, 25 at a time, from the village of Halidzor to the magnificent complex of Tatev.
Duration: 15 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3* or 4* hotel in Yerevan depending on the price option selected

Day 5: 10:00 am - Echmiadzin (Hripsime, Gayane, Mother Cathedral - from outside, Museum "Treasures of Echmiadzin"), Zvartnots

Stop At: Hyur Service (Head Office), 96 Nalbandyan St, Yerevan 0010, Armenia
starting and ending point of the tour
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Saint Hripsime Church, Mesrop Mashtots St., 85 Near the Echmiadzin Monastery Complex, Vagharshapat 1101 Armenia
St. Hripsime church is one of the famous ecclesiastical buildings in the city of Echmiadzin. This is the developed and perfect example of cross-cupola churches in Armenia. The church is notable with its architectural simplicity and loftiness. The tomb of the Christian martyr Virgin Hripsime is in the sacristy of the church.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Saint Gayane Church, Issy-les-Moulineaux St., Vagharshapat Armenia
Not far from the Echmiadzin Cathedral, against the background of white peaks of Ararat, one can see the silhouette of the cupola of St. Gayane church. It was built in the 7th century and belongs to the domed-basilica style. According to the legend, this church was constructed over the tomb of Virgin Gayane, who had been martyred for preaching Christianity.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Echmiadzin Monastery Complex, Vagharshapat 1101 Armenia
The center of Armenian Apostolic church - St. Echmiadzin is located 20 km far from Yerevan. The Cathedral of Echmiadzin was founded at the beginning of the forth century and is one of the oldest churches in the world. According to the legend, the church was built in the place where apparition of Jesus Christ was seen to Gregory The Illuminator in the dream. The interior of the church is covered with frescoes, created by Hovnatanyan family. The residence of the Catholicos and the Theological Academy are situated near the Cathedral. Starting from the end of 2018 year till the present day reconstruction works are being carried out, thus the visit of Mother Cathedral currently is foreseen only from outside. Treasure's museum of Echmiadzin is also visited during the tour.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Zvartnots Temple, Yerevan-Vagharshapat Highway Near the Echmiadzin Monastery Complex, Vagharshapat 1101 Armenia
This marvelous temple is a result of skillfulness and brave creativity of Armenian architects of the 7th century. Having been built on several columns, it was able to survive only till the 10th century. When in the beginning of the 20th century this site was being excavated, many specialists could hardly accept its reconstruction model, designed by famous Armenian architect Toros Toramanyan, as it was difficult to believe, that such a huge and complicated construction could have been built those days, and amazingly at that time one of the bas-relieves of St. Chapelle church in Paris came to prove Toramanyan's version; the bas-relief depicts Zvartnots temple with Noah's Ark and it looks like the model, represented by the architect.
Duration: 40 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3* or 4* hotel in Yerevan depending on the price option selected

Day 6: Transfer to the airport - Departure

Pass By: Zvartnots International Airport, Yerevan, Armenia
drop off at the airport at an initially agreed time, according to flight schedule

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.