Tour Type: Tours in Armenia
We offer you an amazing weekend tour to Armenia. During this trip for 3 days you will enjoy sightseenigs of our wonderful country.
Day 1 - Arrival / City Tour
Meeting at Zvartnots international airport. Transfer to the hotel. Rest. We begin our acquaintance with one of the oldest cities in the world – the pink city of Yerevan. The city is located on the left bank of the Hrazdan river, away from the Ararat valley. It is impossible to imagine Yerevan without the famous Opera and ballet Theater, Republic square with its colorful fountains and government buildings. Overnight in a hotel in Yerevan.
Day 2 - Yerevan / Garni / Geghard / Sevan / Yerevan
Breakfast at the hotel. The tour starts in the Kotayk region. Passing through beautiful landscapes, we will visit the pagan temple of Garni, which proudly took its place on the top of the Azat river gorge and is the only preserved example of the pagan era. The UNESCO world heritage Christian monastery complex Geghard is a 15-minute drive away. The monastery became famous for its relics, among which the most important is the spear used to wound Christ on the cross. After we will visit the pearl of Armenia – the high-mountain Sevan Lake. Visit to the summer residence of the Armenian king Ashot Yerkat – Sevanavank monastery. Overnight in a hotel in Yerevan.
Day 3 - Khor-Virap / Echmiadzin / Zvartnots / Departure
Breakfast at the hotel. We start the tour with a visit to the 17th-century monastery of Khor Virap, which is famous for its deep dungeon, where the first Armenian Catholicos spent 13 years of imprisonment. After we will acquaintance with the spiritual Armenia at the very origins of Christianity – Etchmiadzin with the Cathedral (UNESCO), with the churches of Saint Gayane (UNESCO), Saint Hripsime (UNESCO). Throughout its history, Holy Etchmiadzin was not only the religious center of Armenia and managed vast estates, but also a place where the miraculous relics of the Armenian Church and rich gifts received from all over the Armenian world were stored. On your return to Yerevan, visit Zvartnots temple (7th century, UNESCO). Transfer to the airport. Return back to home impressed.