Groups (2-18)

Any Date

8-9 hour

120 km

From $60

During the tour you will visit the spiritual center of Armenia - the Mother See of Etjmiatcin, where the residence of the Catholicos of All Armenians is located. You will see a masterpiece of Hellenistic architecture - the Garni temple, as well as the unique Geghard monastery, carved in the rock.

1-st 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. 

Zvartnots Cathedral

Аngels' cathedral

Zvartnots Cathedral (literally 'celestial angels cathedral') is a 7th-century centrally planned aisled tetraconch type Armenian cathedral built by the order of Catholicos Nerses the Builder.

Charents Arch

We begin our journey stopping at the Charents arch. From here, in fine weather one can see the sparkling snowy peaks of the Biblical Mount Ararat. 

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.

Back To Yerevan

Time for rest

The cost of the tour

the price is per personа

2-4 people

With a guide + $50

$60

4-6 people

With a guide + $40

$90

7-18 people

With a guide + $30

$160

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
  • guide service
  • comfortable transport

ADDITIONALLY PAY

  • Garni entrance tickets ($3)
  • Entrance tickets to Echmiadzin 's Treasure House ($3)
  • Entrance tickets to Zvartnots (2 .7 $)
  • meal