- 07:00 Departure
- 11:30-12:30 Zorats Karer Ancient Astronomical Observatory
With this trip, you will get to savor the scenic beauty of the south of Armenia.
Exceptional landscapes and an inspiring history are waiting for you on this trip. The journey begins early with a departure to the southernmost region of Armenia- Syunik
. After several stops at mesmerizing viewpoints for taking photographs, the scenic journey will lead to the first destination of the trip- the Zorats Karer (aka Karahunj) Ancient Astronomical Observatory
. With its yet undeciphered story, the mystical site will take you to the depths of the ancient past and bring you back in awe.
- 13:00-14:30 Tatev Monastery
The road will then take you to the historical Tatev Monastery,
which boasts a stunning location deep in the skyscraping mountains of Zangezur
. The monastery, which was a university back in the 13th
century and used to be one of the most influential religious centers of the country, will be reached on the Wings of Tatev aerial tramway.
The latter is the longest in the world and was even the recorded in the Guinness book of records. With a highest point of 320 meters, the soaring cable car promises a fun ride and spectacular views.
- 17:00-18:00 Khdzoresk Cave Village
Following the authentic regional lunch
, the mysterious ancient cave-village of Khndzoresk
will entertain you with its adrenaline-boosting hanging metal bridge and the gorgeous setting of the settlement. A fun fact about the cave village: the last family to live in the village left their cave in 1958
- 18:30 19:00 Small walk in the town-center of Goris
The journey will then take you for a small walk in the calm atmosphere of Goris
, and then back to the capital Yerevan.
The day trip will end with the relaxing journey back to Yerevan.