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Armenia: Cultural Tour

  • Destination: Armenia ( Yerevan - Garni - Geghard - Yerevan brandy factory - Etchmiadzin - Zvartnots - Tsakhkadzor - Sevan )
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Price from: 554

Armenia, one of the most ancient countries in the world, has a unique culture and landscape: it has 10 sites registered in the UNESCO World Heritage list, its average altitude is 1,800m and 10% of the country is protected land forest. Armenia therefore offers rich and diversified tourism resources, especially for historical, ethical and cultural. If you wish to explore one of the ancient cultures of our civilization take the Cultural Tours to Armenia!

The best time to visit Armenia – autumn and mid spring.

Tour dates: Any (of your choice)

Tour price: From 554 EUR/per person (Please check for special offers with our friendly staff by phone: (+371) 26231660, or by e-mail: info@banita.lv)

 

SKU: ARM2*.




Tour description
Programme

Day 1 | Arrival in Yerevan –  Free time

Arrival in Yerevan, meeting at the airport.

Transfer to the hotel.

Leisure time.

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Day 2 | Yerevan – City Tour

Breakfast at hotel.

First, you will be introduced with the whole panorama of the Yerevan city region. You will see the ruins of the fortress Erebuni founded in 782 BC and Erebuni museum; visit to very impressive monument – the Memorial of Victims of Genocide in 1915; visit Matenadaran – one of the biggest depositors of ancient manuscripts, pride of entire Armenian culture.

Matenadaran - one of the biggest depositors of ancient manuscripts Yerevan Armenia Banita Tour

Matenadaran – one of the biggest depositors of ancient manuscripts

Lunch in a restaurant.

Back to the hotel.

 

Day 3 | Garni – Geghard – Yerevan Brandy Factory

Breakfast at hotel.

Trip to Garni.

The Sun Temple of Garni is one of the most ancient structures on Armenian territory. The Garni architectural complex was the summer residence of Armenian kings. The Gerhard Monastery is a fantastic sample of medieval Armenian architecture. The most original parts of the complex are two churches in the depth of the rock.

Garni temple Armenia Banita Tour

The Sun Temple of Garni is one of the most ancient structures on Armenian territory.

Lunch in Armenian restaurant.

Then you will visit Yerevan brandy factory. The chance will take you to the fairyland of world-famous Armenian brandy. You will discover what the living legend of the Armenian brandy really is.

ArArAt and the Golden Apricot Brandy Armenia Yerevan Banita Tour

Ararat – Armenia Brandy

Back to the hotel. Leisure time.

 

Day 4 | Etchmiadzin – Zvartnots

Breakfast at hotel.

Trip to Echmiadzin (the center of Armenian Apostolic Church), visiting the Echmiadzin Cathedral, the most ancient Christian Temple in Armenia and the Holy See of the Armenian Apostolic Church. A short walk from the Cathedral will bring you to the St. Hripsime and Gayane Churches (7th century).

Lunch in Echmiadzin.

On the way back visiting Zvartnots Temple (7th century).

Zvartnots Temple (7th century) Armenia Banita Tour

Zvartnots Temple

Back to the hotel.

Leisure time.

 

Day 5 | Tsakhkadzor – Sevan – Departure

Breakfast at hotel.

Trip to Tsakhkadzor sport complex, visiting Kecharis Monastery; cable car (funicular). On the way back to Yerevan visiting Lake Sevan, “the pearl of Armenia”, which is situated at an altitude of almost 2000 m. above sea level. Visiting Churches St. Karapet and Arakelots on the peninsula.

Tsaghkadzor, Kecharis monastery Armenia Banita Tour

Tsakhkadzor, Kecharis monastery

Lunch in Sevan.

Back to Yerevan.

Transfer to the airport.

Departure home.

Included
Already in the price

– Accommodation in hotel on BB basis;

– All transportation;

– Transfer (airport – hotel – airport);

– Guide service;

– All tours and excursions;

– Entrance fees;

Excluded
Extra payment

– Flight to/from Armenia;

Visa cost;

– All additional services.

Map
Tour Route

Tour route: 1. Yerevan – 2. Garni – 3. Geghard – 4. Yerevan brandy factory – 5. Etchmiadzin – 6. Zvartnots – 7. Tsakhkadzor – 8. Sevan – 9. Yerevan

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