Excursion trip (5 days/ 4 nights)

Cheap tours in Armenia - Excursion trip (5 days/ 4 nights)

Travel dates

You may choose any travel date, convenient for you. The tour are available all year round.

Payment

We do not require for 100% advance payment. Full payment is possible just before the start of the tour.

Duration

Tour itinerary duration and places to be visited may be adjusted to your preferences.

Low prices

We have much cheaper prices, since we offer our own services,we do not recell tours.

Cheap tour is the dream of every tourist. We present you our five-day budgetary trip in Armenia. If you want to spend a full day of sightseeing in Armenia, then these tours are designed special for you. These cheap tours in Armenia will be ideal especially for those who are mostly interested in the country’s history and culture, rather than in luxurious conditions of recreation.

You will have the most intense program of cheap tours in Armenia. During these cheap tours in Armenia you will visit the sights of Armenia, cultural and historical centers, as well as taste the national treasure - Armenian cognac.

The program of the cheap tours in Armenia (5 days/4 nights)

Day 1 - Airport - City Tour in Yerevan - Institute of Ancient Manuscripts Matenadaran

Institute of Ancient Manuscripts Matenadaran
Grand Cascade (open air museum)
Republic Square

Arrival and meeting in Zvartnots airport

The weekend 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.

After we visit the Institute of Ancient Manuscripts - Matenadaran named after St. Mesrop Mashtots. The most ancient manuscripts are dated back to the 5th century AD and are associated with Mesrop Mashtots, who invented the Armenian alphabet.

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.

Transfer to the hotel / Check in

Day 2 - Yerevan - Garni - Geghard - Tsitsernakaberd memorial complex - Yerevan

Pagan temple of Garni
Geghard monastery complex (IV century)
Tsitsernakaberd - Armenian Genocide memorial complex

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 (XIII 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 museum of Echmiadzin Cathedral.

Back to Yerevan

Next we visit the Tsitsernakaberd memorial complex, dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide of 1915, and the Genocide Museum.

If you wish (for extra payment) we will visit Yerevan Brandy Factory, where we have a fascinating tour with tasting of 2 types of brandies (a three-year old "Ararat" and a ten-year old "Akhtamar").

Day 3 - Yerevan - Khor Virap - Areni - Noravank - Yerevan

Monastery of Khor Virap
Areni winery
 Noravank monastery complex

Breakfast in the hotel

After breakfast, we go to the Armenian Monastery of Khor Virap, situated at the foot of Mount Ararat. It is a place of pilgrimage, which is connected with the legend of Grigor Lusavorich (Grigor the Illuminator). According to church tradition, Gregory was imprisoned on the orders of King Trdat III, caught in that he professes Christianity, and was held there for about 14 years. Those interested can go down to the prison, which has a depth of 6,5 m and a diameter of 4.5 m.

Right in front of you, very, very close and in all its beauty you will see the symbol of Armenia - Mount Ararat, upon which, according to the legend, Noah appeared on the Ark after the great flood.

Then we continue our way to the village of Areni in Vayots Dzor region of Armenia. Village of Areni is famous for its wines till now. Every year in October the annual festival of wines takes place there.

If you wish (for extra payment) we will visit "Areni" wine factory and taste Armenian wine in the tasting room of the factory. The wines of this producer differ in their unique tastes. The bouquet of the fragrance is revealed gradually leaving a pleasant aftertaste.

After we go Noravank monastery complex, built in XIII-XIV centuries, which is located 1.5 kilometers east to the village of Areni. The complex is located on a narrow ledge winding gorge tributary of the Arpa River. The gorge is famous for its steep red cliffs, towering behind the monastery.

Return to Yerevan

Day 4 - Yerevan - Sevan - Dilijan - Haghartsin - Goshavank - Yerevan

Lake Sevan
Haghartsin Monastery
Goshavank - monastery complex

Breakfast in the hotel

After breakfast, 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.

We continue our tour to Tavush region of Armenia – to a small town-resort Dilijan, located on the picturesque banks of the river Aghstev. The Sharambeyan street in the centre, has been preserved and maintained as an "old town", complete with craftsman's workshops, a gallery and a museum. The historic Sharambeyan street renovated through the efforts of the Tufenkian Foundation of Cultural Heritage.

The next stop will be Haghartsin Monastery, which was built in the X-XIII centuries, mostly under the auspices of the Bagratuni Dynasty.

We will also visit Goshavank - monastery complex, built in XII-XIII centuries in the village of Gosh in Armenia. Goshavank is the cultural, educational and religious center of medieval Armenia. The sources referred to it as a seminary, university, and so on. The khachkars created by the carver Pavgos in Goshavank stand out among the rest.

Return to Yerevan

Day 5 - Central market -Vernissage - st. Echmiadzin - Zvartnots - Airport

Vernissage - the market of folk art products
Echmiadzin Cathedral
храм Звартноц

Breakfast in the hotel

Check out

A visit to the central market in YerevanDried 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 visit the Vernissage - the market of folk art products. Here you will find hand-made chess and backgammon made of wood, ceramic pots, made in national style, handmade ornaments, traditional musical instruments, silverware, paintings and many more things.

Next we visit the St. Echmiadzin - the Center of the Armenian Apostolic Church, where the residence of the Catholicos is located. We will visit Echmiadzin Cathedral (301-483), 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

Armenia is a country to fall in love with!

No proper tour for you?

Our web site offers few part of the wide range of our tours. If you did not find a suitable one for yourself, our managers will plan a special tour for you, according to your preferences of the duration, destinations and the quantity of the group members. Just send your application.

Prices on a excursion trip to Armenia (price per person)

2 people
4 people
6 people
8 people
10 people
11 people or more
440 USD
325 USD
285 USD
275 USD
260 USD
on request
Your attention, please: Tour prices include all the items listed in the program. NO OTHER EXTRA CHARGES!

What is included in the tour price?

Airport-hotel-airport transfers
Accommodation in a 3* hotel with breakfast
Comfortable transport service
Accompanying guide service throughout the tour
Entrance tickets to the historical and cultural centers
2 bottles of water per day per pax during sightseeing tours
Tourist support service over the phone

What is not included in the tour price?

Airline tickets
An entry visa (if required)
Medical insurance
Alcoholic beverages

Your attention:

You may ask for your own option of hotels (3*, 4*, 5*). Guest houses, appartments and hostels are available.The tour prices will be recalculated.
Children under 5 years old - free
Children from 6 to 10 years - 50% discount when placed on extra bed

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.

If you still have questions about the tour organization in Armenia, then it is very easy to contact us! You can order a call on the website, send an email or just SMS. We will get back to you shortly

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