Tsaghkadzor (Kecharis monastery) – lake Sevan (Sevanavank)

Tsaghkadzor

 

Tsaghkadzor is a one of the most popular health resorts in Armenia. Surrounded with alpine meadows, Tsaghkadzor is situated on the southeastern slope of Mount Teghenis, at a height of 1841 meters above sea level. Summers in Tsaghkadzor are characterized with mild climate, while winters are cold and snowy.

The Tsaghkadzor ski resort operating since 1986, is the centre of winter sports in Armenia. The skiing season in Tsaghkadzor normally starts in mid-December and stretches well into March with the top slopes often fit for skiing in April. Tsaghkadzor hosted the 2015 FIDE World Team Chess Championship between 18 and 29 April 2015.

Kecharis Monastery is a medieval Armenian monastic complex dating back to the 11th to 13th centuries. In the 12th and 13th centuries, Kecharis was a major religious center of Armenia and a place of higher education. The main group of the complex consists of three churches, two chapels and a gavit. The main temple, the church of Saint Grigor, is the monastery's first structure erected by Grigor Magistros Pahlavuni in 1013.

 

lake Sevan (Sevanavank)

 

The pearl of Armenia - blue Sevan. Lake Sevan is a freshwater lake in the Armenian highlands. It is the largest lake in the Caucasus. It is guaranteed to be the largest source of fresh water in the region. We will also visit the Sevanavank - a monastery in the north-west coast of Lake Sevan. The monastery is located on a peninsula, which was once a small island.

 

 

Duration: 5 hours

Price of group and individual excursions

(The price is written on the transportation regardless the number of the participents)

 

Price without a guide
1-3 pers.4-6 pers.up to 7 pers.
70 USD
85 USD
on request
Price with a guide
1-3 pers.4-6 pers.up to 7 pers.
125 USD 135 USD on request
 
The price does not include:
  • entrance tickets to the historical and cultural centers;

   

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