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Visa Concord

Lufthansa City Center

Telephone: +374 10 / 510210
Fax:
+374 10 / 510266
Email:
groups@visaconcord.am
Contact Person: Visa Concord
Monday to Saturday
7 Argishti Street,
0015 Yerevan
Armenia

Opening Hours
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. (UTC/GMT +4 hours)

Visa Concord

Itinerary

Day 1-2: Arrival to Yerevan/Yerevan City tour
Early morning arrival to Yerevan, meeting at Zvartnots International airport. Transfer to the hotel, leisure time. Breakfast at the hotel. Yerevan city tour: Yerevan is one of the oldest cities in the world. We’ll see the Republic Square, the National Opera and Ballet Theater, cultural - architectural complex Cascade, the monument "Mother Armenia". Visit to Matenadaran - Institute of ancient manuscripts. Here are kept more than 15,000 manuscripts and the collection is constantly updated with new discoveries, acquisitions and gifts. Visit Vernissage which is a large open-air market in Yerevan, Armenia. The market lies along Aram and Buzand streets at a length of 350 metres, connecting the Hanrapetutyun street with the Khanjyan street. The market mainly features a collection of different types of traditional Armenian art works. O/N in Yerevan

Day 3: Yerevan / Geghard / Garni / Yerevan
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast a trip to the cave Monastery Geghard (13 centaury), which consists of three churches and a huge mausoleum carved into the mountain. Continuation of the tour will bring us to the pagan temple of Garni (77 AD) - the only Hellenistic temple extant in the region. Inspection of "Temple of the Sun" and the ancient royal baths, situated on the edge of the picturesque valley. Lunch in a private house where we’ll see the baking process of Armenian traditional flatbread, lavash. By the same time we’ll have an opportunity to participate in the process of baking. Return to Yerevan. Visit to “Ararat” Brandy Factory with excursion and brandy tasting. O/N in Yerevan

Day 4: Yerevan / Lake Sevan / Dilijan/Yerevan
Breakfast at the hotel. A trip to Lake Sevan which is situated at an altitude above 1900m. Its crystal-clear transparent water changes color several times during the day leaving unforgettable expressions. Inspection of Sevan Monastery, located on the peninsula that offers magnificent panoramic views of the lake and surrounding mountains. The tour will be continued to the forested resort town of Dilijan, which is also called “Armenian Little Switzerland” for its nature. We will drive through a plush forest to reach the Haghartsin Monastery, an 11th-13th century church situated deep in the woods. Drive back to Yerevan. O/N in Yerevan

Day 5: Yerevan / Khor Virap / Noravank / Areni / Yerevan
Breakfast at the hotel. The road from Yerevan leads through the plains of Ararat, where all of a sudden an attractive picture of Khor-Virap Monastery appears. The monastery is located 200 meters away from the Turkish border. It is the nearest spot to Ararat Mountain from Armenia. After we’ll visit Noravank Monastery, which is built in an inaccessible location among an amazing nature. The monastery is overhanging the gorge of the river Arpa. Lunch in a local restaurant. On the way back we will stop at Areni wine factory in Areni village and Areni cave. Return to Yerevan. O/N in Yerevan

Day 6: Yerevan / Echmiadzin / Zvartnots / Yerevan
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Echmiadzin, the spiritual and administrative center of the Armenian Apostolic Church. Inspection of the pearls of Armenian architecture of the Church of St. Hripsime (618AD), and the world's first Christian Cathedral (301AD). We will visit the unique museum of Echmiadzin Cathedral. On the way back stop at the ruins of one of the most famous temples in Armenia - Zvartnots Cathedral (7th century). Return to Yerevan. Visit Megerian Carpet Factory, where you will take a tour and you will get acquainted with Armenian carpet history. O/N in Yerevan

Day 7: Departure
Transfer to the airport and departure.

 

The price includes:
- Hotel accommodation /6* nights in Yerevan early morning arrival/
- Meals HB /breakfasts and lunches/
- Guide services per program
- 1 FOC in case of 30 pax
- Excursion with degustation in Ararat brandy factory
- Entrance tickets per program
- Comfortable air-conditioned transportation with professional driver for the entire route
- Water

The price does not include:
- Air tickets
- Travel insurance
- Extra services

 

Validity: March-October 2019