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Any Date

Breakfast

9 day / 8 night

Accomodation

From $620

If you are a lover of wine and adventure, then this tour is for you. This is a fascinating journey during which you will get acquainted with the thousand-year-old traditions of winemaking in Armenia, see amazing vineyards, get acquainted with the production process and try the best varieties of wines. You will also visit the most famous sights of Armenia, admire its beauties, the sun and ancient architecture.

1-st day

What will we see

Airport Pickup

Meeting at airport

Transfer to hotel

Accomodation

Overnight in Yerevan

Overnight at hotel

2-nd day

What will we see

Etchmiadzin

Spiritual Center of all Armenians

According to most scholars Etchmiadzin was the first cathedral built in ancient Armenia, and is often considered the oldest cathedral in the world.

the Temple of St. Hripsime

A masterpiece of early Christian architecture

 We shall visit the Temple of St. Hripsime - a classic example of the early Christian architecture in Armenia. 

Garni pagan temple

We will see the only pagan temple in the territory of Transcaucasia.

An Ionic pagan temple located in the village of Garni. It is the best-known structure and symbol of pre-Christian Armenia. The structure was built by king Tiridates I in the first century AD as a temple to the sun god Mihr.

Geghard Rock Monastery

We shall visit a monastery carved out of the rock

We shall visit a medieval monastery, partially carved out of the adjacent rock listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site with enhanced protection status. Here, from ancient times, there is a holy spring originating from a cave, which according to the legend heals any illness.

3-th day

What will we see

Lake Sevan and the Monastery on the Peninsula

Enjoy the picturesque sight of the lake from the top of the hill of the peninsula. We shall visit one of the biggest freshwater lakes in the world.

We shall see the picturesque miracle of the nature "the Armenian pearl", one of the oldest freshwater high altitude lakes in the world. Enjoy the beautiful view of the lake from the peninsula hill, where the medieval monastery Sevanavank is located. 

Dinner at Lake Sevan

Sevan whitefish barbeque and a special barbeque from crabs

You will have the opportunity to dine on the shore of lake Sevan and try the barbeque of the famous Sevan whitefish and special barbeque from crabs.

Yenokavan

Unforgettable emotions and adrenaline

A wonderful place for adventure lovers. You can take a 750 m long and 200-300 m high zipline. Unforgettable emotions and adrenaline are provided.  

If you wish, you can try horse walks or walk on a rock - a route specially built on a rock. 

Haghartsin

Monastery in the forest
Let's go to one of the most mysterious places in Armenia - a wonderful monastery complex of the 11th-13th centuries - Haghartsin. This is the pearl of the canyon, immersed in the greenery of mountain forests.

Nightstay in Yeghegnadzor

Nightstay at Guest house in Yeghegnadzor

4-th day

What will we see

Breakfast

Breakfast at hotel

Hayravank

Hayravank is a 9th to 12th century Armenian monastery located along the southwest shores of Lake Sevan.

Father Hovhann's Monastery.

Noratus

The largest collection of Armenian cross-stones

Armenian cross-stones

Dadivank

An architectural ensemble of incredible beauty

We shall visit the monastery complex of the 5th century - Dadivank, which stands in a fantastically beautiful place and is incredibly blended into the surrounding landscape. Back in the middle of the 1st century on the grave of Dadi, a disciple of the Apostle Thaddeus, the first basilica was built, existing to this day.

Nightstay in the village Vank

The village Vank is a special place.There is no other place like this in the entire post-Soviet space. You will walk along the street lined with old Soviet car numbers, see the figure of a lion carved in the rock, and many other interesting things.

5-th day

What will we see

Gandzasar Monastery

The Mount of treasures

The monastery got its name from the mountain, which the locals called Gandzasar, because of the silver mines in it. Here the head of John the Baptist, brought here from the Cilician Armenia.

Stepanakert

The cozy capital of Artsakh

Take a walk in the capital of Artsakh, where there are many picturesque places, landscaped parks and cozy courtyards.
Take a picture at the monument "Grandparents". The monument was built in 1967 from reddish tuff, the author is the sculptor Sargis Baghdasaryan.

Тwo thousand-year plane tree

Temple of Nature growing from the ground

We will visit the oldest and highest tree in the territory of CIS - the Skhtorashen plane tree Tjri, that is over 2028 years old. The height of the tree is more than 54 m. The cavity in the tree trunk has an area of44 sq.m. The tree can shelter more than hundred people. The diameter of the stem base is 27 m. The shade of the tree covers an area of 1400 km.

Accomodation in Stepanakert

Accomodation at hotel

6-th day

What will we see

Shushi

Stone fortress

We start the tour by getting acquainted with the Shushi fortress, that proudly sits on a plateau located on the top of a steep mountain, from where the whole surrounding area is clearly visible.
For centuries, the ancient city was the administrative, religious, cultural and educational center of Artsakh. There were 10 educational institutions, 485 shops, 5 printing houses, theaters, a hospital, 2 libraries, numerous workshops, mills, hotels and courtyards.

Ghazanchechoc Cathedral in Shushi

Cathedral

We shall visit The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour – it is the main temple of the Armenian Apostolic Church in Shushi. Located in the very center of the city, the church, rising against the backdrop of green hills, dominates not only the entire plateau, but also over the immense Karkar valley. The church of Ghazanchechoc kept a lot of manuscripts and gilded guardians.

Tatev

Masterpiece of medieval architecture

Wings of Tatev is a 5.7 km cableway between Halidzor and the Tatev monastery in Armenia. It is the longest reversible aerial tramway built in only one section, and holds the record for Longest non-stop double track cable car.
Tatev Monastery is a 9th-century Armenian Apostolic monastery located on a large basalt plateau. It stands on the edge of a deep gorge of the Vorotan River.

Devil’s Bridge

Оne of Armenia’s natural wonders – “Devil’s Bridge”

Located below Tatev Monastery, in the 500-meter gorge of the Vorotan River, is one of Armenia’s natural wonders – “Devil’s Bridge”. The width of this natural bridge is 60 m, the length 30 m.

Accomodation at Goris

Overnight at Guest House

7-th day

What will we see

Khndzoresk

Khndzoresk Bridge is 160-meter long bridge weighting 14 tons, connects the two banks of the village, Old and New Khndzoresk. 

Armenian Stonehenge

Armenian Stonehenge

Carahunge is a prehistoric archaeological site, which is 3, 500 years older than England's Stonehenge and 3, 000 years older than the Egyptian pyramids.

Shaki Waterfall

Overthrowing its waters from an eighteen meter height

Nightstay in Yeghegnadzor

Nightstay at Guest house in Yeghegnadzor

8-th day

What will we see

Noravank

The monastery is best known for its two-storey Surb Astvatsatsin (Holy Mother of God) church.

Noravank is a 13th-century Armenian monastery, located in a narrow gorge made by the Amaghu River, near the town of Yeghegnadzor. The gorge is known for its tall, sheer, brick-red cliffs, directly across from the monastery. 

Bird Cave

The excavation is located above the Arpa River, inside a Karst Cavern made from tens of thousands of years of mineral water dripping into limestone crevices.

It consists of three rooms or halls, the first two of which are connected by passageways. There are also niches and “basement” and “attic” floors opening upward and downward from the first room. The total area of the cave is about 500 square meters

Areni – wine tasting

The sight of the most ancient winery

Let us continue with our trip to Areni, where you can get acquainted with the millennia-old traditions of the Armenian winemaking and taste various sorts of Armenian wine in the “Old Bridge” winery at the winemaker Armen.

Khor Virap

We shall approach the foot of the Biblical Mount Ararat.

We shall visit the monastery at the foot of the biblical mountain, located 40 km away from Yerevan. The monastery is known for its location that provides a wonderful view to the Mount Ararat. Here St. Grigor Lusavorich, the first Christian mentor, carried his torments.  Just thanks to the efforts of St. Grigor Lusavorich Armenia adopted Christianity in 301. 

9-th day

What will we see

Yerevan Vernissage

We shall visit Yerevan Vernissage  - the souvenir market, where you can buy silver, ceramic products, etc., after which you will have the opportunity to visit the market where you can buy fruits, dried fruits and other natural gifts. 

Transfer to the Airport

Good Bye

The cost of the tour

the price is per personа

2-3 people

With a guide + $50

$880

4-6 people

With a guide + $40

$720

7-12 people

With a guide + $30

$660

13-18 people

With a guide + $20

$620

Find out the details of the tour

At your request, and estimated time of arrival, possible changes in the program

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

  • Support 24 hours
  • accommodation (double occupancy)
  • comfortable transport
  • breakfast at hotel
  • Lavash Baking Master Class
  • Wine tasting and familiarization with winemaking traditions
  • Entrance tickets to all designated locations

ADDITIONALLY PAY

  • Flight to Armenia
  • Lunches and dinners (about $18 a day without alcoholic beverages)