"Armenia for You" guaranteed departure tour




7 days


This trip is shared with other travelers from SC (or its partners); included tour guides and transportation are for the entire group.
Departure time is fixed and prices are calculated based on max capacity, so they are fixed and per person.
$ 688.85
  • Admire old-time places of worship in Armenia, the first country in the world to be declared a Christian nation with the glorious sight of the Biblical Mount Ararat in the year 301.
  • See unique cultural ethnographic and spiritual rituals. 
  • Visit museum “ARARAT” Yerevan Brandy Company: until you taste ARARAT brandy, you simply cannot understand what is so unique about it.
  • Wine degustation. According to the Holy Bible, the First Winemaker was Noah in our Ancient Land.
  • So what have you been doing if we will say, that we had learn winemaking from Noah :) 
Day 1

Arrival at “Zvartnots” International Airport. Meeting at the Airport and transfer, accommodation at the hotel. Relax day. 

Overnight in Yerevan

Day 2

Breakfast. City tour. Walk along a very picturesque Capital of Armenia Yerevan, which is 29 years older than ROME. Ride to centuries-old monuments Echmiadzin (listed on UNESCO World Heritage list with Churches of three Holy Virgins). Visit Church of Saint Hripsimeh (618), the Cathedral of Echmiadzin (301-303), which is the official residence of the Catholicos of all Armenians, museum of the Mother Cathedral, where you will see many reliquaries:  the Holy Lance (Geghard) which pierced the side of Christ, the relics of Noah's Ark and etc. On the way to Yerevan, visit the ruins of Cathedral Zvartnots (7C). Visit “ARARAT” museum of famous Yerevan Brandy Factory and tasting 2 ypes of 3-5 aged brandy in the storehouse. Spend your free time at the favorite place in Yerevan- Cafesjian Center for the Arts. Citizens of Yerevan call it Cascade. This place is interesting both with its’ music hall, various exhibition halls and outdoor demonstration hall-promenades. In the evening, have the possibility to see Yerevan in full colors.

Overnight in Yerevan. (Breakfast - Lunch )

Day 3

Breakfast. Ride to Khor Virap Monastery (7C), located in the Ararat valley of Ararat Province. Khor Virap's notability as a monastery and pilgrimage site attributed to the fact that Saint Gregory the Illuminator was imprisoned for 13 years in the deep pit there by King Tiridates III of Armenia. Continue your way to Noravank Monastery (13C). The monastery has very spectacular location in the nature of Vayots dzor Province (means "the Gorge of Woes"), with red rocks and beautiful gorge. Visit Areni 1 Bird cave, where were found the oldest leather moccasin- 5500 year old and wine facilities 6100 years old.  Meeting with the local farmer and wine degustation at the small winery with interesting folk tradition show, by locals. Return to Yerevan. 

Overnight in Yerevan. ( Breakfat - Lunch )

Day 4

Breakfast. Ride to Lake Sevan, which is one of the largest upland lakes with sweet water, situated on 1900 m. above the sea level. Armenian people call it “Pearl of Armenia” or “Blue-eyed beauty of Armenia”. Tour to Sevan peninsula. Visit the house of Writers of Armenia on Sevan peninsula, a part of this building is famous as an example of modern architecture of USSR. Lunch at a beach restaurant. Ride to Dilijan SPA town. Dilijan for its natural features famous as “Small Switzerland of Armenia”. Short walking on the Old Dilijan. Ride to Hagartsin and Goshavank medieval monasteries, located in the picturesque landscape. Return to Yerevan. 

Overnight in Yerevan. ( Breakfat - Lunch )

Day 5

Breakfast. Ride to Kotayk Province to visit Geghard Monastery (Spear Monastery). The name is after the spear of Longinus that pierced the body of Jesus Christ on the Cross. It is a unique architectural monument (4C), partially carved out of the adjacent mountain, surrounded by cliffs and listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit Temple Garni (1C). It's the only completely rebuilt pagan temple in Armenia (and also in the entire former Soviet Union). Now it's historical and cultural reserve-museum Ride to Garni gorge to see basalt formations (“Symphony of Stones”). Lavash baking show by a village woman. Return to Yerevan. 

Overnight in Yerevan. ( Breakfat - Lunch )

Day 6

Breakfast. Spend your free day in Yerevan like a local. We recommend go to Vernissage where one can buy the handmade jewelry, souvenirs and more interesting homemade products of Armenian talented masters. There are many wineries in Yerevan where you can find out all about Armenian winemakers and vintners, have a nice meeting there with them, taste various type of Armenian wine as well spend a very nice time for your enjoy. Your journey full by emotions will come to the end with a Gala dinner at a famous restaurant of Yerevan with folk show. 

Overnight in Yerevan. ( Breakfat - Dinner )

Day 7

Breakfast. Transfer to the Airport. Departure.

(Breakfast )

package code: AM2525
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