4-Days Tour

Day 1
Overview
Technical Details
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• Arrival in Yerevan
• Yerevan City Tour- Mother Armenia - Cascade Complex - Opera House – Saryan Park - Abovyan street - Republic Square
• Lunch
The day begins with a warm welcome to Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia. You will first be given time to check in in the hotel and freshen up before the adventure begins.

The first day of the tour begins with a lovely city tour throughout the capital of Armenia. The first stop is the legendary Mother Armenia statue. The 55-meter-tall statue, which used to be Stalin's statue back in the olden days, is located at a serendipitous location with an amazing view of the city. It symbolizes peace through strength. The trip will then bring you to the beautiful Cascade Complex, which is a beloved place for evening walks and leisure. The park of modern and creative sculptures will freely captivate your attention and make you fall in love with the place. The trip will then take you to Matenadaran, a favorite place for all who like to be left amazed. The museum, which is part of the Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts, will astonish you with the complexity and elegance of medieval Armenian manuscript making and calligraphy.
You will be given time in the afternoon to have a nice lunch at a lovely restaurant.
The following part of the trip which will happen on foot and will take you to the Saryan Park of Paintings, the Opera House, Abovyan street, the oldest street of the city, and the Republic Square.
The Opera House will you leave you amazed with its unique look and astonishing capaciousness. There, you will be told the astonishing history of the building and interesting facts about it. This musical story will be the continuation of the soul-enriching spectacle of beautiful paintings at the Saryan Park. The enlightening walk will then take you to the Abovyan Street, which is the oldest street of the city. Along the way, you will the see the beautiful Moscow Cinema and some of the oldest surviving city of the old town center. Just a few more minutes and you are at the Republic Square- the heart of the city. It has always been the main square of the city (in different sizes, of course) and will take you to the imaginative world of Soviet architecture. The beautiful fountains and unique buildings will give you a full idea of the perception of time and space in the Soviet. You will then be given free time to enjoy the rest of your time shopping or having something to eat or drink on the Northern Avenue.

The second part of the trip will invite you for a long and insightful rumination at the Yerevan History Museum or the Erebuni Museum Archaeological Preserve. In both museums, the collection on display is as comprehensive as it possibly could be. Both take you through the entire history of Yerevan, beginning from the very history of the area and ending with the developments of the modern history of the settlement. Enjoy!
Distance- ~12 km
Accessibility- No dirt roads need to be passed to arrive at the sites. Some of the sites, namely the Cascade Complex and Matenadaran, will require climbing up a certain number of stairs.
Altitude Changes- 40 % of the road, gradually
Photo taking- The vehicle will stop at several viewpoints for the visitors to take photos.
Overall level of difficulty- E
Day 2
Overview
Technical Details
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·10: 00 Departure
·10:30-11:15 St. Hripsime Church
·11:30-13:30 Mother See of Holy Ejmiatsin (including a visit to the treasury)
·14:00-15:00 Lunch
·15:30-16:30 Zvartnots Temple
·16:30 Return to Yerevan
·17:15 Arrival in Yerevan
·19:00 Dance evening
·20:30 Dinner
The flat region of Armavir is undoubtedly the country's religious inspiration. Located in the Ararat valley, it opens an uninterrupted view the stunning Mount Ararat.
The short journey to the region ends with an educational visit to the St. Hripsime Church. Located at the doorstep of the town of Vagharshapat (which is where the Holy See of the Armenian Apostolic Church is located), the church takes you far back to the earliest accounts of Christianity in Armenia.
The informational details are then complemented by the paced journey throughout the Mother See of Holy Ejmiatsin. In site, the full account of the adoption of Christianity as a state religion will be delivered to you and will get the chance to see the oldest cathedral in the world- the Mother Cathedral of Ejmiatsin.
After a session of find dining at a homey local restaurant, the journey will continue to the ruins of the one-of-a-kind Zvartnots Temple. The unique architecture and residential courtyard of the temple will leave you amazed.

The day will be concluded by an amusing evening featuring Armenian national dances. The power of Berd and the solemness of Uzundara will inspire you and fill you with an immense love towards artistry.
Distance- ~25 km
Accessibility- No stairs or dirt roads need to be passed to arrive at the sites.
Altitude Changes- 10%
Photo taking- The vehicle CAN stop at several viewpoints upon request.
Overall level of difficulty- E
Day 3
Overview
Technical Details
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·09:00 Departure
·10:00-11:20 Sevanavank Monastery on the Sevan Peninsula
·12:30-14:00 Geghardavank Monastery
·14:30- 15:30 Lunch (including demonstration of Lavash-Baking)
·15:40-16:30 Garni Temple
·16:30-18:00 Symphony of Stones in Garni Gorge
·18:00 Return to Yerevan
·19:00 Arrival in Yerevan
The Eastern and the North-Eastern parts of Armenia are beautiful, just like any other part of the country. They boast different, yet equally stunning landscapes and offer fresh air and velvet-green woodlands.
Followed by a ride through the captivating mountain ranges of alpine pastures, the first site of the trip- the Sevan Peninsula, has much to offer. The peninsula, which was once an island, is located in Lake Sevan, the second biggest high-altitude freshwater lake in the world. The peninsula also holds once of the oldest monasteries in the country, the Sevanavank Monastery.

The Region of Kotayk is no exception when it comes to the beauty of landscape and nature. The region has everything to offer, including the assets to take you further back to the pagan past of the country.
Only about 45 mins away from Yerevan, Geghardavank Monastery is truly unprecedented. Carved out of the cliff it is located on, the multi-chambered complex is a unique example of the medieval Armenian Christian architecture. The lunch with a stunning view of the Geghama mountain range will complete the first half of the day.
After a lovely lunch, your walk in the courtyard of the Garni Temple will take you back almost 2000 years to the times when the locals worshipped multiple gods. The architectural style of the pagan past and the laid-back location will leave you recharged and well-traveled. And go figure! Those beautiful vertical column-like rock formations can be seen from very close!
The journey becomes adventurous with a nice hike to the canyon of the Azat River. The famous Symphony of Stones will surely strike as something you have never seen before. The amazing volcanic-origin rock formations are a brilliant testimony to the tectonically active history of the vicinity.
Distance- ~ 160 km
Accessibility- Sevanavank Monastery will require climbing up more than 200 stairs to get to the site.
Geghardavank Monastery will require the visitor to walk up a small incline to the monastery yard.
If chosen to be hiked to, the guests will have to hike through difficult paths and dirt roads.
Altitude Changes- 80-85% of the road, gradually
Photo taking- The vehicle will stop at several viewpoints for the visitors to take photos.
Overall level of difficulty- EE
Day 4
Overview
Technical Details
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· 10: 00 Departure
· 10:45-11:45 Saghmosavank Monastery
· 12:00-12:40 Armenian Alphabet Park
· 13:00-14:30 Lunch
· 15:30-16:30 Stone Lake on Aragats Mountain
· 17:15-18:15 Amberd Medieval Fortress
· 18:15-19:15 Hike in the area
· 19:15 Return to Yerevan
· 20:30 Arrival in Yerevan
The Region of Aragatsotn located towards the North-West of the country is also worthwhile to visit. The journey will take you to the slopes of Mount Aragats, currently the highest peak in Armenia with its 4090 meters of height. Saghmosavank Monastery, one of the architectural gems of the Armenian Christian history, is almost about to "fall into" the Kasakh river gorge. The south-eastern side of the monastery's courtyard opens up an awesome view to the canyon of the Kasakh river- a freakishly deep gorge with amazing multi-layered rock formations. The next stop will take you to the fun Armenian Alphabet Park where you will be told about the amazing story of the creation of the Armenian Alphabet in the 5th century and other linguistic facts about the Armenian language. After lunch, the journey will continue upwards and take you to the high-altitude Stone Lake on top of Mount Aragats. The site is made gorgeous by the rubble of volcanic granite stones and the spectacular view of the mountain's 4 peaks. On the way down, the mystical walls of the Amberd fortress will open their doors for you. As a unique example of the 11th-century Armenian municipal architecture and royal living, the fortress will disclose much related to life lived centuries ago in the area. The beautiful hike following the sightseeing will complete the didactic value of the visit and present to you more of the area's history. It will take you through the gorgeous river stream below the hill and take you to the remains of the ancient local cemetery.
Distance- ~70 km
Accessibility- No stairs or dirt roads need to be passed to arrive at the sites. Stone Lake on Aragats Mountain is located at an altitude of approximately 3300 meters above sea level.
Altitude Changes- 80-85% of the road, gradually
Photo taking- The vehicle will stop at several viewpoints for the visitors to take photos.
Overall level of difficulty- E
Inclusions
  • 4-day-long fully-featured cultural tour
  • Foreign language professional TOUR-GUIDE service
  • Accommodation in hotels and/or authentic guesthouses in the country
  • Full ground transportation, including hotel pick-up
  • Airport transfer upon arrival and departure
  • Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners
  • Vegetarian-friendly food arranged upon request
  • Entrance Fees
  • Fully-covered traveler insurance
  • Trips to museums
  • Ethnic music and dance evenings
  • COVID-19 protection measures
What You Can Expect
  • Get a hand-to-hand experience with the heart-warming hospitality of Armenia.
  • Tour to the most culturally significant historical sites and landscapes in Armenia.
  • Relish the majestic beauty of the nature of Armenia worthy of your most cherished Instagram picture.
  • Enjoy the luxury of fully air-conditioned private transportation and hotel accommodation.
  • Be in comfort, safety, and ease with the company of our friendly professional private drivers and guides.
  • If you are looking to take the time off from work and enjoy the beauty and fun that Armenia has to offer, then this 4-day and 3-night-long tour package is perfect for you!
Starting from 283 EUR per person
Price is based on 10 person
*Do not include Air Tickets