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ECONOMY TOUR IN ARMENIA 6 DAYS
01.03-25.12

ECONOMY TOUR IN ARMENIA 6 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.

278.69 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: Yerevan City Tour You will get a first impression from our capital Yerevan, which is older than Rome. You will see the Northern Avenue, Swan Lake and the building of the Opera and Ballet Theater, look at the pictures of the vernissage around the monument of Saryan. Further you will pass to the Cascade-architectural complex with sculptures of modern masters from all over the world. Visit the museum '' Erebuni ''. The museum of the foundation of the city of Yerevan was built in 1968 at the foot of the Arin-Berd hill, on top of which was the Urartian citadel of Erebuni - the ancient capital of Armenia. This is the earliest and largest urban settlement of the Urartian kingdom, one of the mighty slave-owning states of the Ancient East, which was the most important military stronghold and administrative and economic center of the country. Also a trip to the carpet factory "Megeryan Karpet". The production of unique hand-made carpets in Yerevan began in 2002. During the tour you will see master classes, how amazing carpet products are made, which keep the traditions of the old Armenian culture. Then you will have the opportunity to taste the famous brandy during the tour at the cognac factory "Ararat". Tasting. Trade center "Armenian brands" (shopping at will).

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

Day 4: Garni-Gegard The tour starts at 10:00. Exscursion to Garni. Temple Garni is the former residence of the Armenian kings, the only surviving pagan temple on the territory of Armenia. The next point of our tour - the monastery complex Geghard, a unique architectural structure carved into the rock, is included in the list of the World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. Recreation. Baking of lavash. Armenian lavash is the essence of Armenians. Armenian bread is our shrine and pray. Then travel to Tsaghkadzor - an inspection of the monastery complex Kecharis. If you want, you can use a ropeway to Mount Teghenis and see the beauty of this amazing land. Return to Yerevan.

Day 5: Khor Virap-Birds Cave-Areni wine factory The tour starts at 10:00. Тоday, we will go to the origins of Christianity - to the monastery of Khor Virap, which keeps the history of the spread of Christianity in Armenia: according to legend, Grigory the Illuminator was languishing here for 14 years in a deep pit, infested with snakes. The name of the monastery is translated as: "deep pit". This monastery was built on the site of the ancient capital of Armenia Artashat, the oldest building was erected in 642, this is the chapel of St. Gregory. The complex also includes the Church of the Holy Mother of God, which was built later. From the walls of the fortress Khor Virap, a majestic picture opens up - Mount Ararat - the symbol of Nairi country - will proudly rise. Next stop at the ancient cave "BIRDS CAVE". It is located 12 kilometers from Yeghegnadzor on the left bank of the Areni River. The cave consists of 3 halls and has an area of ​​500 m², most of which have not yet been studied. Due to excavations in the cave, metal knives, fruit seeds, remains of grain, ropes, ceramics, clothes, raisins and prunes, dating back to 4200-3500, were found. BC. Here was found the world's oldest leather footwear, which is more than 5,500 years old, a women's skirt attributed to 3900 BC, as well as the oldest winery in the world. Currently, this winery is considered the oldest in the world and dates back to the 4th millennium BC. The caves were not residential, and the consumption of wine for people was a ritual. Further excursion to the winery "Areni". Areni village is located in the Vayots Dzor region. It is famous for various varieties of wines, the production of which has now reached a very large size. Here you can visit some historical monuments, including the Church of the Holy Virgin and, of course, try the famous Areni wine. Return to Yerevan.

Day 6: 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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