From US$ 669 pp
Day 1 Yerevan (City tour): Arrival in Yerevan. Transfer to the selected hotel. City tour in Yerevan will start with the panoramic view of the city and acquaintance with the Center of the city, Republic Square, Northern Avenue, the sightseeing of Opera and Ballet building, the Parliament and Residency of the President of Armenia, State University, Mother Armenia Monument, Sports & Concert Complex. A visit to Tsitsernakaberd – a Monument to the Armenian Genocide Victims, as well as the Genocide Victims’ Museum. Visit Cascade complex, which is considered the modern art center of Yerevan. Cascade is home to Cafesjan modern art museum. This place becomes even more charming in the evenings, when it is full of people, both locals and tourists from all over the world, enjoying the magic and the warmth of the capital. Overnight in Yerevan (-/L/D)
Day 2 Yerevan – Tsaghkadzor – Lake Sevan – Yerevan: Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Tsaghkadzor (means “gorge of flowers”) town, the magical place of forested mountains. Short walking tour around the small town. Visit Kecharis monastery. Drive to Lake Sevan, one of the wonders in Armenia. This blue lake is one of the greatest high mountainous freshwater lakes of Eurasia. On a clear and sunny day, the water is often of a deep turquoise colour. Total surface of the lake is 940 km2. Climb on Akhtamar peninsula, from where opens a fascinating and breathtaking view on Sevan Lake. Visit Sevanavank Monastery (9th century), which stands in its greatness on the peninsula, overlooking the lake for centuries. Drive back to Yerevan. Overnight in Yerevan (B/L/D)
Day 3 Yerevan – Carpet Factory – Garni – Geghard – Shopping in Yerevan: Breakfast at the hotel. Visit Armenian carpet factory with possibility to watch the production of the handmade rugs. The factory has a showroom where purchases are offered. Visit the only remaining Pagan temple in Armenia, devoted to the God of Sun – Myrth, in Garni. Photo stop at Charentc Arc. A visit to the ruins of Royal Palace and Royal bath-house nearby. Continue the tour to the uniquely caved Geghard monastery, which dates back to 12th-13th centuries, the name of which means “holy spear” in the honour of the long-preserved spear, the same spear that pierced the body of crucified Christ, which were brought here by Apostle Thaddeus. Drive back to Yerevan. A visit to Vernissage, an open-air exhibition-market. Drop to Dalma Garden or Yerevan Mall for shopping. Overnight in Yerevan. (B/L/D)
Day 4 Yerevan – Ararat Valley – Khor Virap – Silk Road – Noravank – Areni – Yerevan: Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Ararat valley, visit Khor Virap Church, which is one of the holy places for the Christian world, from where opens the closest and the most spectacular view of the gorgeous biblical mountain Ararat, shining with its two white peaks. Drive to Noravank Monastery complex (13-14th century). There is such an incredibly beautiful scenery along the road to Noravank, that the visitors cannot resist stepping out of the vehicle and walking all the way to the Monastery with their cameras, to enjoy and record the unique bizarre-shaped precipitous red cliffs. Continue tour to Areni village for wine testing. Drive back to Yerevan. Overnight in Yerevan (B/L/D)
Day 5 Yerevan: After breakfast, transfer to the Zvartnots International Airport for your flight to next destination. (B)
Child rates apply for child U/06 yrs of age sharing room with parents on existing bed & for Child 06 – 11 yrs of age sharing room with parents with extra bed.
Rates are subject to change without prior notice & subject to availability. A surcharge will be applicable during special events and on National Holidays. No refund for unutilized services.
Cancellation policy vary from hotel to hotel and will be advice at the time of booking.
Air flight ticket, Insurance, Visa, Personal expenses and tips for guide and driver and all other services not mentioned under ‘INCLUSIONS’