Wine Tour In Armenia

Wine Tour in Armenia

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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.

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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About experience

Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Armenia

Stop At: Yerevan, Yerevan
We meet you at the airport and transfer to the hotel in Yerevan. After hotel registration, you have lunch at "Wine Republic" restaurant. Then you will have a walk in the pink Yerevan city.

The tour around the city includes a visit to the statue of the national hero of the epic poem Sasuntsi David, Cathedral of Gregory the Illuminator. As well as, we will visit one of the most favorite places of Yerevan guests' the architectural complex of Cascade. There we will also visit the center for contemporary arts Cafesjian.

After the museum, we will have a walk around the Republic square. If you want you can have a short rest in the hotel and be ready for dinner in the restaurant "Yerevan Tavern" with folk music, dance and homemade wine. We will walk to the Republic square, where we can admire the show of "Singing fountains."
Duration: 1 day

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

Day 2: Tour to Garni-Geghard and Cognac testing

Stop At: Garni Temple, Geghard Monastery Road H3, Garni Armenia
After breakfast at the hotel, we will go on a tour to Garni and Geghard.

The first stop will be near the monument called Charents arch, in good weather, we can admire with a magnificent view of the Mount Ararat. Garni, a pagan temple known as a symbol of pre-Christian Armenia, was a royal summer house.

After discovering this magnificent building, we will visit Geghard monastery, included in the UNESCO world heritage list. During our lunch, at the house of a local villager, we will try lavash cooked in "tandoor", vegetables and meat.

Then we will return to Yerevan and visit the Matenadaran Museum, the research institute of ancient manuscripts. After that, we will go to one of the most popular places-Yerevan Brandy Factory "Ararat."

Then when we finish the excursions at the museum, which is a museum of the history of Armenian brandy, we will try two types of cognac. After that, there will be a free evening in Yerevan.
Duration: 1 day

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

Day 3: Vayots Dzor Region

Stop At: Vayots Dzor Province, Vayots Dzor Province
Departure from the hotel and a trip to the southern wine region of Armenia, Vayots Dzor.

The first stop is Khor Virap monastery, from where opens a spectacular view of the biblical Mount Ararat. Here we will remember the legend about Noah, who planted a vine and first made wine after fulfilling his mission to save all living beings.

The next stop is near the "Bird cave," where archaeologists have discovered the oldest shoe on Earth and 6000-year-old winery. Although the excavations are still going on, we will see what is happening in the mystical cave. Visit the monastery complex "Noravank," built in the XIII-XIV centuries and hidden in the vicinity of the mystical red rocks. Here in the wine region of Areni, many home winemakers and wineries produce the famous Areni red wine from the local grape with the same name.

We will have a tour and wine tasting at the "Old Areni" factory, after which we will have dinner in a beautiful restaurant serving Armenian dishes and drinks.

Overnight will be in the village of Hermon in a comfortable "LucyTour Hotel Resort." Supper will be at the hotel's restaurant.

Duration: 1 day

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

Day 4: The Northern wine-making regions

Stop At: Ijevan, Ijevan, Tavush Province
After breakfast, we will move to Ijevan. The leading destination is "Ijevan wine and brandy factory."

During our visit, we will have a tour around the factory's territory. An experienced guide will acquaint us with the peculiarities of wine-making traditions of Tavush region, which is known for its moderate microclimate.

The management team will tell the history of the winery and tell about the whole process of wine-making and the types of production step by step.
We will walk through the territory of the winery, wine vaults, cellars with collection wines, as well as the cells where the aging of cognac takes place.

After the tour, will be organized wine and cognac tasting will be organized. Lunch will be in the village of Haghpat in the guest house "Civilian".

After that, there will be a visit to one of the important medieval religious and educational centers of Armenia - Haghpat monastery.

The complex is included in the UNESCO world heritage list. Then, we will visit Odzun monastery, built in the IV century. Back to Yerevan. Free evening.
Duration: 1 day

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

Day 5: Winery “Voskevaz”

Stop At: Voskevaz Winery, Voskevaz 0220 Armenia
The 5th day of our tour will be devoted to the purchase of Armenian delicacies and Souvenirs.

We will go to the famous open-air market "Vernissage" in search of Armenian Souvenirs, and then visit the GUM market for dried fruits and sweets. Lunch will be at the exquisite restaurant, "Voskevaz."

After lunch, we will go to the winery "Voskevaz," which is located in the village, named similarly. This manufacturer is one of the most popular thanks to its unique wines.

We will have the opportunity to take a tour around the beautiful Marans (vaults) of Voskevaz, and then we will try delicious Armenian wine with meat and cheese assortment. This will be the perfect end to a wine tour in Armenia.
Duration: 1 day

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

Day 6: Departure

Stop At: Yerevan, Yerevan
Transfer to the airport, flight
Duration: 12 hours

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