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ECONOMY TOUR IN ARMENIA 5 DAYS
01.03-25.12

ECONOMY TOUR IN ARMENIA 5 DAYS

The price is for one person in DBL room. Hotels are in the centre of the city. Excursions are conducted by qualified drivers in comfortable transport. During the excursions participants will be treated with soft drinks and rolls. Do not miss the chance to relax and see the most beautiful places in Armenia.

266.39 USD

Day 1: Airport transfer to the hotel Arrival in Yerevan. Meeting at the airport. Sightseeing tour around the capital Yerevan. Welcome dinner at the national restaurant. Accommodation in a hotel in the center of Yerevan.

Day 2: Lake Sevan-Dilijan The excursion starts at 10:00. Tour to Lake Sevan. Do not miss the chance to see the blue pearl of Armenia - Lake Sevan. It is the largest lake in Armenia and one of the most beautiful lakes in the Caucasus. Its crystal clear water, clean air, cliffs, wild beaches, densely forested slopes, alpine meadows-all this will win your heart. And when you go up to the peninsula to see the churches - from the height opens breathtaking beauty. As part of this tour, you will see the monastery of Sevanavank. The monastery was built in 874 by the order of the daughter of Ashot Bagratuni - Queen Mariam. Against the background of the blue sky and turquoise lake, the churches of St. Arakelots and St. Astvatsatsin (Theotokos) leave an indescribable impression on the viewer. Today you will also get acquainted with the Armenian Switzerland-Dilijan. The city stands out with traditional Armenian architecture and beautiful nature: the time of discoveries of Dilijan wonders and its environs. A small tour of the old Dilijan and departure to the countryside - 18 km from the city of Dilijan, in the wooded valley of the Ijevan range is the monastery of Haghartsin (11-12th c). The next point of our tour is the monastery complex Goshavank (12-13th c.), One of the largest cultural, educational and religious centers of medieval Armenia. Return to Yerevan.

Day 3: Free day Breakfast at the hotel. Free day. If you want, you can book an excursion. Return to Yerevan.

Day 4: Matenadaran-Echmiadzin-Zvartnots The excursions  starts at 10:00. Excursion to Matenadaran - to the museum - institute of ancient manuscripts and the center of written culture of Armenia. Matenadaran is one of the world's manuscripts and the largest repository of ancient Armenian manuscripts. Here are stored unique relics and manuscripts, copies of the first printed books, petrified elements of manuscripts that were found in caves, fragments of parchments of the Middle Ages. A trip to the most holy place for every Armenian is the Armenian Vatican-Echmiadzin official residence of the Catholicos of All Armenians. Since the adoption of Christianity by Armenians, the throne of the Catholicos of All Armenians was located here. In this place, many significant Christian shrines are stored: a spear pierced by Christ, a particle of Noah's Ark and the Hand of St. Gregory the Illuminator. You will also visit the St. Gayan's Basilica of 603, the Church of St. Hripsime in 618 and the later church of St. Shokagat. All these churches, together with the main cathedral of Etchmiadzin, are included in the list of cultural heritage of the UNESCO. On the way back - an inspection of the ruins of the ancient cathedral of Zvartnots. Return to the hotel. Near the square of Etchmiadzin there is a cathedral, which was founded in 301 AD. Return to Yerevan.

Day 5: Transfer to the airport. Breakfast in the hotel. Dependence on time visit the Vernissage souvenir market, where you can buy gifts, souvenirs, jewelry, and other handmade products made of wood, stones, including. semiprecious, silver and other materials (the opening day works only on Saturdays and Sundays). We visit the famous indoor market where you can buy national sweets, herbs, condiments, in the season - fruits, vegetables. Airport transfer. Departure. Bon Voyage!!

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