All Armenia In 7 Days With Private Guided Driving Tour

All Armenia in 7 Days with Private Guided Driving Tour

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Jorge and your team

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.

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: Walking Tour in Yerevan

Stop At: Republic Square, Yerevan 0001 Armenia
We set off to explore, and we begin our walk from beautiful Republic Square through the city center and up the strikingly modern Cascades for views of Biblical Mount Ararat. During our walk we discover the ancient culture of Yerevan, the city which‌, despite numerous invasion‌, hasn't lost its unique traditions. Walking along Pushkin street we visit old backyards which date back to 19th century and discover old wineries and dental clinics there.

During our walk we are also getting acquainted with Armenian History; Architecture; Geopolitics; Economy; Geography; Traditions; Religion History; etc.).
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Vernissage Market, Northern Avenue 6/2 Near Republic Square Subway Station, Yerevan 0013 Armenia
Visit Statue of Garegin Nzhdeh(Armenian national hero) so we will talk here geopolitical situation of Armenia and will get acquainted to important historical facts connected to Armenia starting from 16th century; walk in Cultural Genocide park(Khachkars also know as Armenian cross-stones); Metro station Republic Square(discovering Armenian metro)
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Dolmama - Armenia's Restaurant, 10 Pushkin St, Yerevan 0010, Armenia
We visit old backyards which date back to 19th century and discover old wineries and dental clinics there.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Dalan Art Gallery, Abovyan str. 12, Yerevan 0001 Armenia
Walk in Abovyan street(the oldest street in Yerevan built 1856) we will stop to see and talk about old houses and buildings from 19th century which were used as profitable houses for rich Armenian merchants for example we will see there the building of richest Armenian merchant Egor Khanzadyan built 1895.

We will visit Dalan art Gallery's hidden backyard which has a set up for jazz concerts and open air vine roofs
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Charles Aznavour Square, Abovyana St, Yerevan 0001 Armenia
In this beautiful square we will see the oldest hotel in Yerevan "Grand hotel Yerevan" which was opened in 1926, during the Soviet period(the hotel facade is richly decorated with black Armenian tuff stone).

We will try sea buckthorn juice which have been used over centuries as food, traditional medicine, and skin treatment in China, Russia, and northern Europe.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Armenian National Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet named after Alexander Spendiaryan, Tumanyan O. str. 54 Azatutyan Square - Kentron District, Yerevan 0002 Armenia
Visit Swan Lake and Opera House. The ground-breaking of the Opera-Theatre took place on 28 November 1930 during the celebrations of the 10th anniversary of Soviet Armenia. On January 20, 1933, the building was officially opened.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cafesjian Center for the Arts, Tamanyan str. 10 Cascade Complex, Yerevan 0009 Armenia
The Cascade (Armenian: Կասկադ, Kaskad) is a giant stairway made of limestone in Yerevan, Armenia. It links the downtown Kentron area of Yerevan with the Monument neighborhood.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Yerevan, Yerevan
Overnight in Yerevan at Kantar hotel

https://staykantar.com/
Duration: 10 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Full Day Private Guided Driving Tour to Echmiadzin, Geghard Monastery and Garni Temple

Stop At: Echmiadzin Monastery Complex, Vagharshapat 1101 Armenia
Etchmiadzin Cathedral is the mother church of the Armenian Apostolic Church, located in the city of Vagharshapat. According to most scholars it was the first cathedral built in ancient Armenia, and is often considered the oldest cathedral in the world.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Charent's Arch, Garni Armenia
Enjoy amazing view of Mount Ararat from Charents Arch. At one of the passes right by the road there is the Arch of Charents (architect R. Israelian, 1957), from which opens a breathtaking view of the Ararat valley.
Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Geghard, Geghard, Kotayk Province
Geghard is a medieval monastery in the Kotayk province of Armenia, being partially carved out of the adjacent mountain, surrounded by cliffs. It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site with enhanced protection status.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Garnitoun, 8 Marzpetuni St, Garni 2215, Armenia
Lunch
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Garni Temple, Geghard Monastery Road H3, Garni Armenia
Garni Temple, a first century A. D. Graeco-Roman pagan temple probably devoted to Mithra. We may hear Armenian visitors give an impromptu choral concert.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Full Day Private Guided Driving Tour to south of Armenia with overnight

Stop At: Khor Virap, Highway 11 - Near the village of Pokr Vedi Artashat, Lusarat 0612 Armenia
The monastery is surrounded by green pasture lands and vineyards within the Ararat plain and is in view of Mount Ararat. The Arax (or Arakas) River flows close by, and the monastery is across from Aralık, Turkey.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Noravank Monastery, NoravankMonastery Road Amaghu Valley, Areni 3604 Armenia
The monastery is best known for its two-storey Surb Astvatsatsin (Holy Mother of God) church. The gorge is known for its tall, sheer, brick-red cliffs, directly across from the monastery.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Noravank Monastery, NoravankMonastery Road Amaghu Valley, Areni 3604 Armenia
Lunch
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Wings of Tatev, Tatev Gateway, Halidzor 3218 Armenia
Wings of Tatev is a 5.7 km cable way between Halidzor and the Tatev monastery in Armenia. It is the longest reversible aerial tramway built in only one section, and holds the record for Longest non-stop double track cable car.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Tatev Monastery, Highway 45, Tatev 3218 Armenia
In the 14th and 15th centuries, the monastery hosted one of the most important Armenian medieval universities, the University of Tatev, which contributed to the advancement of science, religion and philosophy, reproduction of books and development of miniature painting
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: Full Day Private Guided Driving Tour in Vayots Dzor provinces

Stop At: Old Khndzoresk, Khndzoresk, Near Goris Armenia
Khndzoresk Bridge is one of the most interesting attractions Syunik province. The 160-meter long bridge weighting 14 tons connects the two banks of the village, the so-called Old and New Khndzoresk. Old Khndzoresk is famous as a cave settlement, where the village is located on both slopes of the mountain and inhabitant have used natural and artificial caves on those slopes as dwellings. An interesting fact is that the area used to be inhabited till the middle of the 20th century, and the New Khndzoresk was built in the 1950s.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Zorats Church, Yeghegis Road, Yeghegis Armenia
We walk in Yeghegis village for about 2 hours in total towards the church of St. Stepanos or Zorats (of the Army), is considered a fine relic of medieval Armenia. Its name comes allegedly from the custom of consecrating arms and horses there before battle.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Zorats Church, Yeghegis Road, Yeghegis Armenia
Lunch
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yeghegis Jewish Cemetery, Yeghegis Armenia
Walk to Jewish cemetery which before belonged to the Jewish community which lived in Yeghegis in the 13th-14th centuries. No other historical evidence for the existence of this community is known, nor of contemporaneous Jewish communities in Armenia. About 40 tombstones survived in the cemetery and about another 30 were found nearby. 10 tombstones bear inscriptions in Hebrew or Aramaic.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 5: Full Day Private Guided Driving Tour in Gegharkunik and Tavush provinces

Stop At: Orbelian Caravanserai, 11 Yerevanyan Hwy, Yeghegnadzor 3601, Armenia
Orbelian's Caravanserai also known as Selim Caravanserai is a caravanserai in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. It was built along the Vardenyats Mountain Pass in 1332, by prince Chesar Orbelian to accommodate weary travelers and their animals as they crossed from, or into, the mountainous Vayots Dzor region.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Noratus Cemetery, Noratus Armenia
The cemetery has the largest cluster of khachkars in Armenia. It is currently the largest surviving cemetery with khachkars following the destruction of the khachkars in Old Julfa, Nakhichevan by the government of Azerbaijan
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Monastery Sevanavank, next the Holy Mother of God Church, Sevan Armenia
Initially the monastery was built at the southern shore of a small island. After the artificial draining of Lake Sevan, which started in the era of Joseph Stalin, the water level fell about 20 metres, and the island transformed into a peninsula. At the southern shore of this newly created peninsula, a guesthouse of the Armenian Writers' Union was built.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Dilijan National Park, Dilijan Armenia
Overnight in DIlijan forested city

http://casanova-inn.hotelsofarmenia.com/en/
Duration: 10 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 6: Full Day Private Guided Driving Tour in Tavush and Lori provinces

Stop At: Goshavank Monastery, 15 km of Dilijan, Gosh Armenia
The impressive monastery which has remained in relatively good condition also houses one of the world's finest examples of a khachkar.
Duration: 40 minutes

Pass By: Debed, Armenia
This canyon manages to pack in more history and culture than anywhere else in the country. Nearly every village along the Debed River has a church, a chapel, an old fort and a sprinkling of khachkars somewhere nearby.

Stop At: Haghpat Monastery, next to Saint Nshan Church, Haghpat 1722 Armenia
The location of Haghpat Monastery was chosen so that it overlooks the Debed River in northern Armenia's Lori region. It was built, not on a peak, but halfway up a hillside on a site chosen to afford protection and concealment from prying eyes and also in response to a kind of monastic humility.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Haghpat Monastery, next to Saint Nshan Church, Haghpat 1722 Armenia
Overnight in Alaverdi

http://iris-bed-breakfast.hotelsofarmenia.com/en/
Duration: 10 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 7: Drive back to Yerevan

Stop At: City Market, Republic Square, Yerevan 0013 Armenia
The displays of fresh and dried fruits at this covered market are pretty as a picture. In summer, radiant peaches, cherries, apricots and berries decorate the stalls.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Megerian Carpet Museum, Madoyan Gukas str. 9, Yerevan 0006 Armenia
Lunch at Megerian
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Noy Yerevan Brandy Factory, Isakov admiral str. 9, Yerevan 0004 Armenia
Noy Yerevan Brandy Factory offers visitors opportunity to taste world-renowned brandy. Built on the site of the Erivan Fortress, the factory has produced the first and only non-French brandy allowed to bear the name "cognac" and went on to become the official purveyor of the drink to the Russian Imperial Court. A guided tour reveals the factory's 125-year history, allows visitors to inspect antique bottles and barrels, and offers glimpses of the subterranean barrel storage areas.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yerevan, Yerevan
We have a transfer to the airport
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.