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.
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. Travel back in time at the archaeological site of Zvartnots Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, imagining the grandeur it once possessed. Learn about its historical importance and the skilled craftsmanship that defined its construction.
16:30 Return to Yerevan
17:15 Arrival in Yerevan
7-hours fully-featured outdoor tour
Foreign language professional TOUR-GUIDE service
Full ground transportation, including hotel pick-up
Vegetarian-friendly food arranged upon request
Trips to museums
COVID-19 protection measures
Spiritual Seekers: For individuals interested in exploring diverse spiritual traditions and connecting with the essence of Armenian Christianity, this tour offers a profound experience.
History Enthusiasts: If you are passionate about ancient architecture and historical sites, you'll find the stories of St. Hripsime, Holy Ejmiatsin, and Zvartnots Temple captivating.
Cultural Explorers: Travelers eager to immerse themselves in the rich cultural tapestry of Armenia will appreciate the blend of spirituality and history offered by this tour.
Cultural Immersion: Engage with friendly and knowledgeable guides who will share fascinating stories and insights, providing a deeper understanding of Armenian spirituality and history.
Spiritual Reflection: Each site offers a serene atmosphere conducive to quiet contemplation and spiritual reflection. Feel free to soak in the tranquility and absorb the sacred energy of these ancient places.
Photographic Opportunities: Capture the architectural beauty and serene surroundings through your lens. These sites provide perfect backdrops for memorable photographs.
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.
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.
Children 0 - 7 yeas are not charged.
Children 17 years and younger may attend without adults.
Tours are arranged on a demand basis.
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
Full Refund: For a full refund, the cancellation must be done 15 (fifteen) full days before the start of the experience.
50% Refund: For a 50% refund, the Client must cancel 2–14 (from two to fourteen) full days before the start of the experience.
No Refund: Kindly note that refunds are not applicable for no-shows, and we encourage you to inform us in advance if your plans change.
Changes: Any amendments made to the itinerary in less than 7 full days prior to the start of the experience shall not be accepted unless the sides reach mutual agreement.
We won't Let You Down: In the event that the services provided to the Client are delayed or hindered by a Force Majeure event during the period of travel services provision, then the terms of refund in such cases shall be discussed with you.