Yerevan & its Vicinities tour (3 days / 2 nights)
You may choose any travel date, convenient for you. The tour is available all year round.
We do not require for 100% advance payment. Full payment is possible just before the start of the tour.
Tour itinerary duration and places to be visited may be adjusted to your preferences.
We have much cheaper prices, since we offer our own services,we do not recell tours.
If you have decided for the first time in your life to rest in Armenia and get acquainted with its sights, the tour in Armenia - Yerevan & its Vicinities tour (3 days) is just for you. Of course, three days is not enough to better know the country, but this trip program from Yerevan will allow you to see the biblical Mount Ararat, visit the most important historical and cultural centers, try the national cuisine, taste the national brand - Armenian cognac.
Yerevan & its Vicinities, 3 day in Armenia tour program
Day 1 - Airport - City Tour in Yerevan - Erebuni Fortress
Arrival and meeting in Zvartnots airport
The tour starts with a walking trip through the city. Architecture of capital is original and distinctive. Today, Yerevan is a city where there are a variety of architectural styles, with green alleys, numerous fountains. You will be able to see the sights in Yerevan: the square of France, the Opera and Ballet House, Northern Avenue, the Republic Square.
Next we will visit the Erebuni Fortress, also known as Arin Berd. It is an Urartian fortified city, located in Yerevan. It was one of several fortresses built along the northern Urartian border. The name Yerevan itself is derived from Erebuni. Erebuni was founded by Urartian King Argishti I in 782 BC. It was built on top of a hill called Arin Berd overlooking the Aras River Valley to serve as a military stronghold to protect the kingdom's northern borders.
We shall then proceed to the Grand Cascade (open-air museum). It is a 500-meter high staircase (522 steps) with fountains and flower beds, as well as an open air museum, which presents about 30 sculptures by famous masters. Inside the complex Cafesjian Center of Arts is located on 5 tiers.
We continue our tour in Armenia and visit "ArArAt" Brandy Factory, where we have a fascinating tour with tasting of 2 types of brandies (a three-year "Ararat" and a ten-year "Akhtamar") - For additional fee
Transfer to the hotel / Check in
Day 2 - Yerevan - Garni - Geghard - masterclass of baking lavash - lake Sevan - Yerevan
Breakfast in the hotel
The day starts with a trip to the pagan temple of Garni. Garni Temple built in the 1st century by the Armenian King Tiridates I and dedicated to the God of the Sun Areg (Mihr). The temple is at the edge of a triangular cliff, which overlooks the ravine of the Azat River and the Gegham mountains.
Next stop is Geghard monastery complex (IV century), which is included in the list of World Cultural Heritage by the UNESCO. Its full name is Geghardavank, literally it is translated as "Monastery of the spear". The name of the monastery complex comes from Christ Spear (Spear of Longinus), which the Roman soldier Longinus thrust in Jesus Christ. The spear is now kept in the treasury of Echmiadzin Cathedral.
Masterclass of baking lavash in tandoor and Gata making masterclass (national baking)
We continue the tour to 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 as the largest source of fresh water in the region. It is fed by 28 rivers and streams. We will also visit Sevanavank - a monastery in the north-west coast of Lake Sevan. The monastery is located on a peninsula, which was once a small island.
Back to Yerevan
Day 3 - Central Market - Megerian Carpet factory - Tsitsernakaberd - st. Echmiadzin - Zvartnots - Airport
Breakfast in the hotel
After breakfast we visit the central market in Yerevan. Dried fruits - a national treasure and the usual accompaniment to cognac. In Armenia, it seems, they can make them of anything you wish. Including watermelon, cantaloupe and even tomatoes!
Next we will visit the Megerian Carpet factory. Browse through hundreds of antique and new handmade carpets and learn the process of carpet-making at Megerian Carpet Museum. This private, family-run exhibition space offers high-quality Armenian rugs and carpets. You will get a chance to see weavers working on their patters and learn about the history of the trade.
We visit the Tsitsernakaberd memorial complex, dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide of 1915, and the Genocide Museum.
Next stop is the St. Ecmiadzin - the center of the Armenian Apostolic Church, where the residence of the Catholicos is located. We will visit Echmiadzin Cathedral (301-483 AD), which is included in the UNESCO World Heritage list.
We visit the ruins of Zvartnots temple, which was destroyed in the earthquake. In 2000, the ruins of the temple and the archaeological area around it are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Transfer to airport
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The time and the order of the excursions declared in the program are subject to change. The excursion program of the first and the last days will depend on your arrival and departure time, and the days of the week. Please note that Monday is a day off in Armenia's museums.
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