- 10:00 Departure
- 10:40-11:30 Khor Virap Monastery
The Western and central parts of the country would perhaps be the most stunning and elegant in terms of their landscape and agricultural traditions. They offer mouth-watering sweetness of fruits and wine.
The day begins with the departure to the ancient Khor Virap Monastery
located right beside the Turkish-Armenian border. The serendipitous location of the site allows the visitor to enjoy an unprecedented view of the Biblical Mountain Ararat.
- 13:00-13:40 Winetasting at Areni Wine Factory
The intriguing wine-tasting
organized in the village of Areni
will ensure the elegant start of the gastronomic experience in the region. Areni is famous for its millennia-old wine culture and its astonishing landscape.
The wine-tasting will transition into an authentic lunch
that allow you to savor the delicious and rich Armenian cuisine
- 15:15- 15:45 Areni Ancient Winery Cave
The calm and fulfillment of the preceding gastronomic experience will be complemented by the educational trip to the ancient Areni-1 cave
where the history of the rich wine-making culture of the region will be presented to you.
- 16:00- 17:00 Noravank Monastery
The road will then take you to the beautiful 13-th century Noravank Monastery
through the astonishing 8-km-long canyon of the Amaghu river.
The day trip will end with the relaxing journey back to Yerevan.