St. Hripsime, Mother See of Holy Ejmiatsin and Zvartnots Temple

From 12,000 AMD
Overview
  • Guided trip to see cultural monuments and values
  • The tour combines culture, history, nature and winetasting
  • Fully equipped vehicles
  • Professional guide that talks your language
7H 15Min approx
Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
A note from Starling
Face masks recommended
French
German
Italian
Spanish
Russian
On demand
Itinerary
  • 10: 00 Departure
  • 10:30-11:15 St. Hripsime Church
    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.
  • 11:30-13:30 Mother See of Holy Ejmiatsin (including a visit to the treasury)
    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.
  • 14:00-15:00 Lunch
  • 15:30-16:30 Zvartnots Temple
    After a session of fine 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.
  • 16:30 Return to Yerevan
  • 17:15 Arrival in Yerevan
    What's Included
    • 7-hours fully-featured outdoor tour
    • Foreign language professional TOUR-GUIDE service
    • Full ground transportation, including hotel pick-up
    • Lunch
    • Vegetarian-friendly food arranged upon request
    • Entrance Fees
    • Trips to museums
    • 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.
    • Enjoy the luxury of fully air-conditioned private transportation.
    • Be in comfort, safety, and ease with the company of our friendly professional private drivers and guides.
    Why To Choose This Tour
    A day of exploring new country, new culture, new nature in a friendly, safe and far from a city's everyday routine environment
    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 24 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Children 17 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult
    • Tours are arranged on a demand basis
    Technical Details
    Distance- ~25 km
    Accessibility- No stairs or dirt roads need to be passed to arrive at the sites.
    Altitude Changes- 0%
    Photo taking- The vehicle CAN stop at several viewpoints upon request.
    Overall level of difficulty- E
    Cancellation Policy
    Cacellation Policy:
    • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience's start time.
    • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience's start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
    • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience's start time will not be accepted.
    Starting from 12,000 AMD per person