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.
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Yerevan & its Vicinities, 3 day in Armenia tour program
Day 1 - Airport - A walk in Yerevan
The tour in Armenia starts with a walking tour through the city. Yerevan architecture 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: Grand Cascade (open air museum), the Square of France, the Opera and Ballet House, Northern Avenue, the Republic Square.
We shall then proceed to the Cascade. 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.
Dinner at a restaurant with tasting of national dishes.
Day 2 - Yerevan - Garni - Geghard - Sevan - Yerevan
The day starts with a trip to the pagan temple of Garni, built in the I century by Armenian king Trdat I and dedicated to the god of sun Mihr. According to history, the temple was built on the money of the Roman Emperor Nero. Azat River gorge is famous for its basaltic pillars - the result of a volcanic lava flow.
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.
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 to be the largest source of fresh water in the region.
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.
Dinner at a restaurant on the shore of Lake Sevan.
Back to Yerevan.
Day 3 - Republic Square - Echmiadzin - Zvartnots - Brandy Factory
We visit the ruins of Zvartnots Cathedral, 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.
We continue our tour in Armenia and visit Yerevan Brandy Factory, where we have a fascinating tour with tasting of 2 types of brandies (a three-year "Ararat" and a ten-year "Akhtamar").
Return to the hotel, check out from the hotel and transfer to the airport.
Armenia is a country to fall in love with!
- airport-hotel-airport transfers;
- accommodation in a 3* hotel;
- breakfast in the hotel and dinner at various Armenian restaurants;
- comfortable transport service;
- accompanying guide service throughout the tour;
- entrance tickets to the historical and cultural centers;
- tasting of Armenian Brandy (Cognac);
- 2 bottles of spring water in the transportation;
- tourist support service over the phone.
Tour price does not include:
- airline tickets;
- an entry visa (if required);
- alcoholic beverages (other than those specified in the tour program);
- medical insurance.
- If you wish you can choose any other hotel in Armenia. Also possible to stay at a hostel or private flat (you should arrange that with the manager). The price of the tour will be reconsidered.
- children under 5 years old - free;
- children from 6 to 10 years - 50% discount when placed on extra bed.
Prices on 3 day tour in Armenia (price per person, Half Board)
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||240 USD||210 USD||200 USD||190 USD||on request|