Armenia   |   Armenia 8 Days / 7 Nights

Armenia

8 Days / 7 Nights

From  Tuesday To Saturday

Hotel 

 Double

3* Shirak 

$ 1260

4* Ani Plaza Hotel

$ 1280

5* Double Tree by Hilton     

$ 1400

Rate includes:

  • Return economy class ticket on MEA on "N" booking class : Beirut / Yerevan / Beirut
  • Airport Taxes in Lebanon & in Armenia
  • Transfer Airport / Hotel / Airport
  • 7 Nights accommodation in Prague with daily Buffet breakfast
  • English Speaking Guide
  • 7 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.

Day 5: Khor Virab, Noravank, Jermuk & Areni Wine Ararat & Vayats Dzor Province, Armenia
One day tour in Armenia from Yerevan to the south-east of the country, to old temples and monasteries of the land that accepted Christianity as an official religion one of the first in the world. The trip is not comprised of visiting only architectural monuments. The excursion will also include a visit to hot mineral springs in Jermuk. A pleasant ending to a busy tour program will be a trip to the winery in Areni with degustation of amazing Armenian wines.

Meet your guide and driver at your hotel in Yerevan and head to Khor Virap Monastery (“deep pit”). According to the legend, St. Gregory the Illuminator, the patron saint of Armenia, was kept here in the basement for 13 years for the disseminating of Christianity until King Tiridates decided to adopt new religion. The monastery's location allows you to enjoy the best views of the Mt. Ararat. Continue to Noravank Complex (12th century), situated on the ledge of a deep winding gorge of the Arpa River. Drive to Jermuk, famous for its thermal-mineral springs and surrounded by rich Alpine verdure and woods where you can try local mineral water. Last stop is at Areni, city known for producing famous Armenian wine from pomegranate and apricot. Have a wine degustation in a local winery. Return to Yerevan. Drop off at your hotel.

  

Day 5: Ashtarak & Amberd Aragatsotn Province, Armenia

Armenia one-day tour to the mystical places that are on the north-west of Yerevan. You will visit ancient monasteries, old fortresses and unforgettable natural sceneries of Armenia. Besides, the crème de la crème of the tour is located not far from Yerevan and the road will not tire you out in such a rich excursion. This tour is a drop in the sea of Armenian culture but it grasps enough to understand its beauty.

Meet your guide and driver at your hotel in Yerevan. Drive to Amberd – rare historical site that survived and reached us in a good condition from the 7-th century. Some say that it was built in the 11-13th centuries, attributing it to the near located church. Amberd means ‘fortress in the clouds’; the name is due to its location 2300 meters above sea level. Then continue the tour to Karmravor – the most well-known historical site of Ashtarak constructed in the 7th century from large square stone blocks. A small cross-shaped church has a porch facade. The legend says that the name of the church symbolizes dress colours of three sisters who committed suicide after falling in love with one man.The next is Oshakan, which is known as a burial place of the father of the Armenian alphabet Saint Mesrop Mashtots. A cathedral named after him houses his grave which was rebuilt by Catholicos George IV in 1875. Drive back to Yerevan.

 

Day 6: 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.

 

Day 7: 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.

 

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