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Wine tour: Feel Armenia in Wine!
6 days / 5 nights
4-7 pax
398.74 USD
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2-3 pax
480.59 USD
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From 8 pax
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It is no coincidence that we offer you our wine tour.

Armenia is known as the birthplace of the wine, at the same time it is a place of findings

The oldest ruins of wineries, has 6,200 years of history.

You should definitely try the best varieties of our wines and brandy at the best plants: Ararat, ArmAc, Areni and Armenia Vine

 

 

PROGRAM

 

Day 1.Yerevan –city tour  Arrival in Yerevan.You will be met and transferred by your guide to the hotel. After a short rest, you will have a walk in the center of Yerevan. You will see the Republic Square, walk  along the North Avenue to the building of the National Opera and Ballet theatre and Swan Lake not far from it and the architectural complex of Cascade. Welcome dinner at a restaurant with traditional Armenian cuisine.

 

Day 2. Yerevan - National Gallery of Armenia - the << ArmAs >> winery and estate Breakfast in the hotel. Excursion to the National Gallery. The National Gallery of Armenia is the country’s major art gallery. Its collection is displayed in 56 galleries, which allow the Gallery to tell the story of national visual arts, decorative-applied arts as well as world culture from ancient times to our days. In the galleries of European, Russian, Armenian and Oriental art the visitors are introduced to the art of Aivazovsky, Sarian, Kandinsky, Donatello and other distinguished artists. In the afternoon you will have a tour to the << ArmAs >>  winery where you plunge into the enchanting beauty and uniqueness of Armenian culture and hospitality. The  vineyards and factory are located near Nor Edesia village in  Aragatsotn region. Upon arrival at the estate our tour starts with a walk along hundreds of acres of magnificent vineyards and orchards. Then we continue the excursion around the factory when you get acquainted with production process. The tour will end by tasting of premium wines in the tasting hall  which overlooks the majestic Mount Ararat. Return to Yerevan. Free evening.

 

Day 3. Yerevan - Echmiadzin -Zvartnots -Yerevan << Ararat >> Brandy Factory In the morning  you will have a trip to Echmiadzin where you will visit  the Holy Mother Cathedral of Etchmiadzin, also St. Gayane, St. Hripsime and Shoghakat Churches.  Lunch in Echmiadzin. On the way back you will  see the ruins of Zvartnots Cathedral (listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site). After  returning  to Yerevan  you will  visit one of the most famous brandy factories  in Armenia  . You will get acquainted with the history of cognac and factory and taste the best sorts of brandy. Return to the hotel. Free evening. We recommend:  see the Singing Fountains  on  Republic  Square

 

Day 4. Yerevan - Khor Virap -Noravank - Areni - "Zorach Karas" - Yerevan After breakfast at the hotel you will leave for the monastery of Khor Virap, where an incredible view of the Biblical Mount Ararat opens. According to the legend, after landing on Mount Ararat the  first thing  Noah  did  he planted grape vine and got wine. The next destination is Noravank (13-14c ) monastery, the pearl of medieval Armenian architecture among unique red rocks. Next is the village Areni. It is here, in the Areni wine-growing region, that the famous Areni red wine is produced - from the local grape of the same name. In one of the small local wineries you will taste wine. Lunch at a local restaurant. The last stop of our excursion day is a visit to the legendary Zorah Karas winery in the village of Rind. In 2012, Zorah Karasi Areni Noir wine entered the top ten best wines in the world according to the authoritative Bloomberg Businessweek. Bloomberg distinguished this wine from 4,000 other wines because of its unique aroma and delicate taste. Return to Yerevan

 

Day 5. Yerevan - Matenadaran-Armenia Wine -Yerevan Breakfast in the hotel. First you will have an excursion to  the Matenadaran,  the Institute of Ancient Manuscripts, which is one of the largest repositories of manuscripts in the world and the largest repository of ancient Armenian manuscripts. Then - Visit to ''Armenia wine'' factory located in Aragtsotn region, Sasunik  village. “Armenia Wine” is a family owned company, created by the passion towards the homeland, its culture and nature. Started with vineyards plantation in 2006, the winery was created in 2008. Nowadays, the company is the icon of modern winemaking of Armenia with its award winning wines and a “state of the art” winery.  The excursion around  the factory and  wine tasting  will finish our tour day. Return to Yerevan.

 

Day 6. Yerevan-Airport Transfer to the airport for your departure. Depending on the time of your flight, you can visit Vernissage the open-air  exhibition – market full of  and  souvenirs, paintings, hand-made things of wood and ceramics

 

Note*

During  our excursions to wineries you can buy wine you like most of all in the store or in the sales hall  at the factories.

The price includes:

-All transfers

-Excursions according to  the program

-Accommodation in hotels 3 *,  4 * or 5 *

-Guide Service during  the program

-Wine  and brandy tasting at the factories when  visiting  according to the program

-Welcome dinner

-Entrance fees to museums.

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