Home Travel tours The Land of Christianity
duration: 8 days / 7 nights
location: Armenia,
  • Yerevan
  • Khor Virap
  • Noravank Monastery
  • Zvartnoc
  • Vagharshapat
  • Amberd
  • Lake Sevan
  • Garni
  • Dilijan
  • Geghard
  • Saghmosavank

The Land of Christianity

The Highlights of this Trip:

  • Explore the history of Armenian Apostolic Church. 
  • Have a look at Biblical Mount Ararat.
  • Be the part of the history-telling story of struggle, success, sorrow, and most of all survival .
  • Visit at the center of the faith of the Armenian nation.
1days
Welcome to Armenia
  • Yerevan

Arrival in Yerevan, transfer to hotel.

Dinner at the restaurant.

2days
IN THE HEART OF "PINK TOWN"
  • Yerevan
Breakfast at the hotel City tour around Yerevan - the ancient capital of Armenia. Explore the uniqueness of the city streets; you will enjoy the warm atmosphere, friendly smiles of local people and unique coloring of this wonderful ancient city-Opera House, Cascade Complex, Republic Square, the Governmental Building, Statue of Victory, the Stadium and the canyon of Hrazdan. Visit to Tsitsernakaberd - the Armenian Genocide memorial complex - dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide. Lunch at the restaurant/a traditional Armenian cuisine. Free evening. Dinner at the restaurant. 
3days
Christian tale
  • Yerevan   |   Echmiadzin   |  Zvartnots   |    Yerevan

Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Echmiadzin Cathedral, the mother church of the Armenian Apostolic Church, located in the city of Vagharshapat. Continue trip to the Saint Hripsime Church, the seventh Armenian Apostolic century church. It is one of the oldest surviving churches in the country. Visit to Zvartnots, a complex of structures erected in the middle of the 7th century near Echmiadzin, is of extreme architectural value. Lunch at the traditional Armenian restaurant. Come back to Yerevan. Cognac tasting in “Ararat” cognac factory. “ArArAt” has preserved the traditions of the legendary brandy manufacturing since 1887 when a merchant named Nerses Tairyan built the first wine and brandy factory in Yerevan. Dinner at the restaurant.

4days
depository of Armenian manuscripts / The sample of Pagan Era
  • Yerevan    |  Garni    |  Geghard   |   Yerevan

Breakfast at the hotel. Next visit to Matenadaran - a repository of ancient manuscripts. It holds one of the world's richest depositories of medieval manuscripts and books in Armenian and many other languages. The trip starts from Geghard Cave Monastery, contains a number of churches and tombs. The complex of medieval buildings is set into a landscape of great natural beauty, at the entrance to the Azat Valley Continue to the Temple of Garni, is the best-known structure and symbol of pre-Christian Armenia. It is the only known Greco-Roman colonnaded temple in Armenia. Succeeding the “lavash” (the Armenian traditional bread baking ceremony). Lunch in the village atmosphere. Come back to Yerevan. Dinner at the restaurant.

5days
in the staps of Gregory the Illuminator
  • Yerevan    Khor-Virap   Noravank   |   Yerevan

Breakfast at the hotel. Drive from Yerevan to Khor Virap Monastery. Khor Virap's notability as a monastery and pilgrimage site is attributed to the fact that Gregory the Illuminator, was initially imprisoned here for 14 years by King Tiridates III of Armenia. The trip continues to Noravank Monastery. The monastic complex includes the church of S. Karapet, S. Grigor chapel with a vaulted hall, and the church of S. Astvatsatsin (Holy Mother of God). Lunch at the restaurant. Come back to Yerevan. Dinner at the restaurant.

6days
Fortress in the Clouds
  • Yerevan    Amberd   |  Saghmosavank     Yerevan

Breakfast at the hotel. Start day with a visit to Amberd Fortress, the site started as a Stone Age settlement. The name translates to "fortress in the clouds" in Armenian Next stop is the Saghmosavank, the 13th-century Armenian monastic complex. The main structures of the monasteries are the Church of Zion in Saghmosavank and the Church of Karapet in Hovhannavank Visit to the Armenian Alphabet Monument. In 2005, the Armenian alphabet celebrated its 1600th birthday. In commemoration, It was given a gift of 39 giant, carved Armenian letters, strategically placed near the final resting place of the man who created the alphabet, Mesrop Mashtots. Lunch in a local restaurant. Come back to Yerevan. Dinner at the restaurant. 

7days
The Pearl of Armenia / LITTLE SWITZERLAND
  • Yerevan  |   Sevan   |   Dilijan     Yerevan

Breakfast at the hotel. The road will take us to Lake Sevan which is going to be one of the highlights of your trip. Climb the stairs up on the peninsula from where opens a fascinating view to the “blue-eyed” lake. Sightseeing tour on the peninsula. Lake Sevan is considered to be one of the largest sweet lakes in the world at an altitude of 1897 meters above sea level.  Continue trip to Dilijan, usually called Armenian Switzerland or Little Switzerland by the locals, it is one of the most important resorts of Armenia Leisure time in the heart of Armenian nature. Enjoy lunch in a local restaurant with Armenian traditional dishes. Come back to Yerevan. Dinner at the restaurant.

8days
Departure home
  • Yerevan  |  "Zvartnots" International  Airport
Transfer to airport, departure.
2 person4 - 6 person8 - 15 person20 and more person

710 EUR  /  765 USD 

485 EUR  /  520 USD400 EUR  /  425 USD335 EUR  /  370 USD

*The prices are per person

In the price is included:

Accommodation in a double room at Shirak*** / Hrazdan*** hotels in Yerevan, / All breakfasts / Comfortable air-conditioned transport with a professional driver / Entrance tickets on the mentioned monuments / Guide service / All mentioned excursions / Degustation / Water in a transport.   


The price is not included: 

Air tickets / SGL SPL cost: 125 eur / 135 usd / Alcoholic and soft drinks / Cost for visa / Fee for a photo and video in a museums / Tips / Personal expenses and other services, which are not mentioned above.


Meals

12 Euro per person per lunch

17 Euro per person per dinner


Notes:

  • The choice of hotel in the whole territory of Armenia upon your wish
  • Start of the tour in Yerevan from the location where you are
  • Tour package for children till 5 years- free of charge
  • For children from 6 till 10 years old - 50 % sale for an extra bed
  • The museums in Yerevan are not working on Mondays.


Important: The tour program is changeable, depending on the arrival / departure time of guests, the requests of guests, and the weather forecast. 

If any other tour don’t correspond to your inquiry, our managers help you to organize the individual tour upon your preferences. 

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