Marvels of Armenia
Days : 04 Nights \ 05 Days
Package Plan : Includes Morning Meal
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Day 01 Arrival - Yerevan City Tour
Arrival at Zvartnots International Airport. Welcomed by our Travel Expert and transfer to the selected hotel and check-in the reception desk. Relax and revive, later in evening head for Yerevan City Tour history of which goes back to 8th C. The sightseeing tour includes visit to Republic Square, Northern Avenue, Opera House with Swam Lake, Cascade Monument which is considered to be the Center of art of the city as here you can find unique sculptures. As the night becomes young the city becomes more charming with all its lights and people from all over the world. Do not forget to visit Republic Square in the dark to enjoy the “Dancing Fountains” which gathers people around to show its choreographed water show synchronized with lights and music. Overnight will be at your selected hotel.
After a delectable breakfast at the hotel, proceed to Khor Virap Monastery (4-17 C.) which is located very close to the Biblical Mount Ararat. Here lies the opportunity to be closed to the mount and make a photo stop. The significance of the church is connected with Grigor Illuminator who was prisoned in the church for 13 years for adapting Christianity as state religion. In due course move further to Vayots Dzor region to witness Areni Winery and taste homemade wine. Visit Noravank Monastery “New Monastery" (13th C.), which is a masterpiece of Armenian architecture located in the narrow gorge and encircled with red-stoned mountains which gives one the harmony of nature and culture. Depart back to Yerevan. Time at Leisure and overnight stay at the hotel.
Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast at the hotel and head striaght to the resort town of Tsakhkadzor (Gorge of Flowers) – town of forested mountains. Walking tour around the city. Opportunity to ride up the ropeway which will take you to the peak of Mount Teghenis from where opens wondrous view to the fortress town. 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. Depart back to Yerevan. Overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast depart for a visit to Geghard Monastery (13th C.) – a monastery which is hewn out from a cave. It had been originally named Ayrivank meaning "The Monastery of the Cave". The name commonly used for the monastery today, Geghard, or more fully Geghardavank meaning "The Monastery of the Spear". This Site is also included in the UNESCO World Heritage list. Continue our journey to Garni Pagan Temple from 1st C. The temple was built by Armenia King Tiridates and was dedicated to the God of Sun Mithra. Garni is the only Hellenistic Temple existing nowadays in Armenia. The stairs of the temple are purposely constructed super-sized which meant that every human being climbing up the stairs is condescending to the God of Sun. Drive back to Yerevan to visit Vernissage Flea Market which offer many kinds of national souvenirs, ornaments and many traditional items. You can also visit Dalma Garden Mall for some shopping. Overnight stay at the hotel.
According to the flight details, transfer to the Airport and departure home!
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