UNESCO higlights

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1: Departure from homeland

  • Day 1: YEREVAN – THE CITY OLDER THAN ROME

    Arrival in Zvartnots international airport of Yerevan – the capital of Armenia. Meet the guide and private transfer to the hotel. Overnight or short rest depending on flight schedule. Breakfast at the hotel.  City tour in Yerevan city tour. Visit Historical center of Yerevan – Erebouni fortress ruins, State History Museum, Cascade monument and take a panoramic view to the city. Welcome dinner at a traditional restaurant. Evening stroll in Republic Square to enjoy the Singing Fountains. Overnight in Yerevan

     

  • Day 2: ARMENIAN KHACHKARS – CROSS STONES

    Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Noraduz cemetery where hundred Armenian cross stones are laid. Continue to Sevan monasteries 9 cen. and world’s second highest alpine freshwater Lake Sevan. Taste the delicious lake trout and continue to Goshavank monastery 13 cen. and Parz lake if time permits. Overnight in Dilijan

  • Day 3: NORTHERN ARMENIA AND UNESCO HIGLIGHTS

    Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy the forested town of Dilijan more known as Armenian Switzerland and drive  to  Hagpat and Sanahin monasteries UNESCO highlight 10-13 cen. Return back to Yerevan stopping at Russian ethnic and religious minority Molokans village for evening tea. Overnight in Dilijan

     

  • Day 4: MT. ARAGATS ­– MEET THE NOMADS

    Breakfast at the hotel.  Return back to Yerevan making a semicircle to the highest peak of Armenia Mt. Aragats 4090 m.  and meeting with nomads. Visit Amberd fortress ruins on the Slopes of Mt. Aragats at 2000 m. Armenian Alphabet park en route. Last stop at Sagmosavank monastery with the view to Qasagh river canyon. Overnight in Yerevan.

     

  • Day 5:  BIBLICAL MT. ARARAT AND CRADLE OF WINE

    Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Khor Virap monastery 4-17 cen. taking the best  view to Biblical Mt. Ararat. Continue to Noravank monastery 9 – 14 cen. situated over the Ghnishik river canyon. Wine tasting in famous wine regions and return back to Yerevan with a stop at a Carpet factory. Optional dinner in Carpet Factory with Master Class show.  Overnight in Yerevan

     

  • Day 6: CRADLE OF CHRISTIANITY

    Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to the religious center of Armenia – Echmiadzin Cathedral 4th cen. UNESCO  and visit Zvartnots cathedral ruins 7th cen. UNESCO. Return back to Yerevan and visit Tsitsernakaberd Memorial park and Genocide Museum.  Overnight in Yerevan

  • Day 7: HANDCRAFTING AND LOCAL TROADITIONS

    Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Garni pagan temple of 1st cen. – the only one survived in the Caucasus and continue to Ghegard cave monastery 12-13 cen. UNESCO main relic – Holy Spear. Lunch in the beautiful garden of a local family tasting Armenian Khorovats (barbeque) and return back to Yerevan. Visit Matenadaran manuscript depositary and Vernissgae open air handcraft market. Farewell dinner in a traditional restaurant with live music / Overnight in Yerevan

  • Day 8: Departure

    Transfer to airport. Departure.

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