Cheap trip to Armenia – a weekend 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 the holiday is still far away, but you want to have a rest and spend an unforgettable weekend, we offer you an amazing weekend tour to Armenia to run away from monotonous everyday life and plunge into a bright and hospitable atmosphere of Armenia for the affordable price! During this cheap trip for 3 days you will enjoy sightseeing of our wonderful country. The schedule of this cheap weekend tour to Armenia allows you to see the capital city Yerevan, the biblical Mount Ararat, historical and cultural centers, the objects included in the UNESCO World Heritage List, and to taste national brand of Armenia – cognac.
If you choose a weekend tour to Armenia, you will get a lot of emotions and positive energy for several months. The warmth and cheerfulness, that surrounds you during the weekend tour to Armenia, will warm you and up to time of your arrival home, leave a range of emotions.
The program of the weekend tour to Armenia (3 days/2 nights)
Day 1 - Airport - City Tour in Yerevan - Institute of Ancient Manuscripts Matenadaran
Arrival in airport
The weekend tour in Armenia will start with a sightseeing tour in Yerevan. 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: the square of France, the Opera and Ballet House, Northern Avenue, the Republic Square
After we visit the Institute of Ancit 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 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.
Day 2 - Yerevan - Garni - Geghard - Sevan - Yerevan
Breakfast in hotel
The day starts with a trip to the pagan 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.
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.
Back to Yerevan
Day 3 - Central market - Vernissage - Tsitsernakaberd - st. Echmiadzin - Zvartnots - Airport
Breakfast in hotel
A visit to 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 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.
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").
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 the airport
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Prices on a weekend in Armenia (price per person)
11 people or more
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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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