5 Days / 4 Nights
From Tuesday To Saturday
- Return economy class ticket on MEA on "N" booking class : Beirut / Yerevan / Beirut
- Airport Taxes in Lebanon & in Armenia
- Transfer Airport / Hotel / Airport
- 4 Nights accommodation in Prague with daily Buffet breakfast
- English Speaking Guide
- 4 Days Sightseeing Tours with entrance fees
- Travel Insurance
Itinerary of the Trip
Day 1 : Yerevan City Tour
Yerevan is a unique city. At first glance, the capital of Armenia seems modern, continuously re-building megapolis but if you take a stroll along its boulevards and streets, it will be clear that this place has been resided for thousand years and every house is a stone manuscript of the history of Yerevan. One-day Yerevan city tour will let you learn more about this beautiful city and no doubts that it will leave unforgettable memories.
One of the oldest cities of the world, Yerevan is famous as a pink city and calls visitors with its humble and at the same time splendid landscapes. Start city tour visiting the Cascade Monument, which was the main symbol of the cities 2780th anniversary with the equivalent number of stairs. The mega scale staircase is 500 meters high and 50 meters wide. A panoramic view from the monument opens up breathtaking city view with Opera House, Mount Ararat, Swan Lake, Republic Square, and Abovyan Avenue, which you will also walk by during the tour. If it is a weekend, visit Vernissage, the biggest souvenir market in Yerevan.
Day 2: Tsaghgadzor & Sevan Lake Armavir Province, Armenia
Armenia is a country rich for its sightseeings. To see all the treasures, one week is not enough, but even in this one-day tour to Dilijan, Tsaghkadzor, and Lake Sevan it is possible to touch the placer of diamonds stretching from Yerevan to the north-east of the country. You will have an opportunity to visit not only the monuments of the medieval architecture of Armenia but also the main pearl of the land – the mountain Lake Sevan.
A picturesque trip to the Lake Sevan starts from Yerevan; you will be picked up at the hotel and driven to Tsaghkadzor city, which means the Gorge of Flowers. Here you can set on the ropeway and enjoy the beautiful nature of the city. Also, will enjoy the Kecharis monastery – a large religious center of the 11th - 13th centuries with its own school. The complex reflects classy Armenian medieval architecture. It was ruled and supported by the academicians and politicians, who paid special attention to the splendid decoration of interiors. The monastery vicinities are rich in graceful khachkars and tombstones.A short stop at the Lake Sevan to enjoy “The Jewel of Armenia” or the “Geghama Sea” which is one of the largest high-mountainous fresh water lakes in the world. Also, in you can have a lunch in one of the restaurants around Sevan. Drop off at hotel.
Day 3: Etchmiadzin & Zvartnots
Armavir Province, Armenia
Etchmiadzin and Zvartnots tour is a fascinating trip to the well-known sights of Armenia situated only 20 km away from Yerevan. Etchmiadzin and Zvartnots are two temples that were built 1500 years ago and are considered to be one of the most ancient Christian monuments of Armenia. The excursion to these interesting sights will take only half of your day.
Start one day Armenian tour by visiting to the holy city of Armenia, Etchmiadzin. Visit Etchmiadzin Cathedral* which is the residence of the head of Armenian Apostolic Church the Catholicos of All Armenians. Visit churches of St Gayane, St. Hripsime. Also, you can eat traditional Armenian food in Machanents Antique restaurant.On the way, visit the ruins of Zvartnots. Reputedly it was the most beautiful cathedral in the world, collapsed in the earthquake of 930. Both Zvartnots and Etchmiadzin are included in the UNESCO Wordl Heritage list. Drop off at hotel.?
Day 4: Garni & Geghart
Kotayk Province, Armenia
It is quite difficult not to include this destination whilst travelling in Armenia. This fantastic tour will introduce you to the Pagan history of Armenia, and show the later spread of Christianity in the country.
Garni Temple (77 A.D.) – the first stop – is the only standing temple in the whole post-Soviet area. Garni gracefully stands on a high plateau overlooking the Azat river gorge. You will also see the roman bath house with the mysterious mosaic, made out of 30,000 pieces of natural stones, as well as the ruins of the royal palace of 3rd century A.D.
The next stop of the tour is the monastic complex of Geghard. Translated into English as “Monastery of the Holy Lance”, it refers to the lance with which Longinus pierced Jesus. Later brought to Armenia and kept in the Geghard monastery for 5 centuries. The most astonishing part is the virtue of the architect, who cut the church right into the solid rock whilst considering all the rules of Armenian architecture.?