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TOUR IN ARMENIA 6 DAYS ON WEDNESDAYS
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285.41 USD
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ECONOMY TOUR TO ARMENIA  FOR 6 DAYS

The price is indicated for one person/double room.

The price is valid starting from 2 persons.

Hotels are in the city center. Tours are conducted by qualified drivers in comfortable vehicles. During the excursions, participants will be treated to soft drinks and sweet buns.

 

Do not miss the chance to relax and see the most beautiful places in Armenia.

Wednesday: Airport - transfer to the hotel. Arrival in Yerevan. Meeting at the airport. Sightseeing tour in Yerevan. Welcome dinner at an ethnic restaurant. Hotel accommodation in the center of Yerevan.

Thursday: Tour in Yerevan. You will get a first impression of 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 after Spendiaryan, see the Vernissage paintings around the Saryan monument. Then you will go to the Cascade - an architectural complex with sculptures of modern masters from around the world. Visit the museum ''Erebuni''. The Museum of the History of of Yerevan City Foundation was built in 1968 at the foot of Arin-Berd Hill, on top of which was the Urartian Citadel Erebuni, the ancient capital of Armenia. This is the earliest and largest urban settlement of the Urartian kingdom, one of the powerful slaveholding states of the Ancient East, which was the most important military stronghold, as well, the  administrative and economic center of the country. Also a trip to the carpet factory "Megerian Carpet". The production of unique hand-made carpets in Yerevan started in 2002. During the tour, you will see master classes on how to make amazing carpet products that preserve the traditions of the old Armenian culture. Next, you will have the opportunity to taste the famous varieties of cognac during an excursion at the Ararat Brandy Factory. Degustation. Shopping center "Armenian Brands" (shopping at pleasure).

Friday: Free day. Breakfast at the hotel. Free day. If you wish, you can book an excursion. Return to Yerevan.

Saturday:  Garni-Geghard. Excursion starts at 10:00. A trip to Garni. Garni Temple is the former residence of Armenian kings, the only surviving pagan temple in Armenia. The next point of our tour is the Geghard monastery complex, a unique architectural structure carved into the rock, is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Rest. Baking lavash bread. Armenian lavash is the essence of Armenians, This traditional bread is the faith and prayer of Armenia. Next, a trip to Tsaghkadzor - visit to the Kecharis monastery complex. If you wish, you may get to Mount Teghenis by ropeway and see the beauty of this amazing place. Return to Yerevan.

Sunday:  Khor Virap - ''Cave of Birds'' - Areni The tour starts at 10:00. On this day we will go to the origins of Christianity - to the monastery of Khor Virap, which stores the history of the spread of Christianity in Armenia: according to legend, Grigor the Illuminator languished here in a deep pit, teeming with snakes for 14 years. The name of the monastery is translated: "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. Grigor The complex also includes the Church of the Holy Mother of God, which was built later. A magnificent picture opens from the walls of Khor Virap fortress - Mount Ararat, the symbol of the country of Nairi, proudly pours out. Next stop at the ancient cave "CAVE OF BIRDS". It is located 12 kilometers from Yeghegnadzor on the left side of the Areni River. The cave consists of 3 rooms and has an area of ​​500 m², most of which have not yet been studied. As a result of excavations in the cave, metal knives, fruit seeds, the remains of grain, ropes, ceramics, clothing, raisins and prunes dating to 4200-3500 BC were found. Here was found the world's oldest leather shoes, which are more than 5500 years old, a woman'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 from the 4th millennium BC. The caves were not residential, and the consumption of wine for people was a ritual. Further excursion to the Areni winery. Areni village is located in Vayots Dzor region. It is famous for various types of wines, the production of which has reached very large sizes today. Here you can visit some historical monuments, including the Church of the Holy Virgin and, of course, try the famous wine "Areni". Return to Yerevan.

Monday: Transfer to the airport. Breakfast in the hotel. Depending on the time, visit the Vernissage souvenir market, where you can purchase gifts, souvenirs, jewelry, and other handicrafts made of wood, stones, including semiprecious, silver and other materials (vernissage works only on Saturdays and Sundays). We visit the famous market where you can buy national sweets, herbs, spices, in seasonal fruits and vegetables. Airport transfer. Departure. Bon Voyage!!

 

The price includes: 

  • Accommodation in the city center
  • Breakfasts
  • Welcome Dinner
  • Excursions
  • Guide
  • Entry tickets

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