Astonishing Armenia - 07 Days / 06 Nights
Day 1: Arrival in Yerevan
Arrival in Zvartnots International Airport, meet and greet, transfer to the selected hotel. Lunch with Indian menu.Dinner with Indian menu. Overnight at the hotel
Day 2: Yerevan City tour / Tsaghkadzor
Start exploring Yerevan which is also named “Pink City” for buildings with pink color which gives the stone “tufa”. It’s an old and ancient city therewith considered also a modern and splendid city. Start your tour from Republic Square which was build 1950s by the project of Tamanian 20 years of after his death. Walking through the Northern Avenue, which is the modern part of the capital and considers to be the heart of Yerevan. Afterwards we are next to Opera House and Swan Lake where we can have photo stop. Continue to Cascade monument which is an open-air museum. Climbing up the stairs you will enjoy the fascinating view of Yerevan. Walking through memorial park and stop by the Mother Armenia Monument. Lunch with Indian menu.Departure to the resort town of Tsaghkadzor (Gorge of Flowers) – town of forested mountains.Walking tour around the city. Opportunity to ride up the ropeway which will take you to the peak of mount Teghenis mount from where opens breathtaking view to the forested town. Dinner with Indian menu.Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan.
Day 3: Yerevan / Lake Sevan / Dilijan / Yerevan
After breakfast the road will take us to Lake Sevan which is going to be one of the highlights if your trip. Climb the stairs up on the peninsula from where opens a fascinating view to the “blue-eyed” lake. Sightseeing tour on the peninsula. Lake Sevan is considered to be one of the largest sweet lakes in the world at an altitude of 1897 meters above sea level. Indian lunch boxes. Our next stop will be Dilijan, so called “Armenian Switzerland”.VisittoGoshavank Monastery (13th c.) which is located in the woodlands of Dilijan. Drive back to Yerevan. Dinner with Indian menu.Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan.
Day 4: Yerevan / KhorVirap / Noravank / Yerevan
Today we are going to learn more about the historical treasures of Armenia by driving to Ararat Valley to visit KhorVirap Monastery. The monastery of KhorVirap (3rd – 17th cc.) is located in the place of an ancient capital of Armenia –Artashat. The significance of the church is relatively connected with Grigor Illuminator who was spreading Christianity in Armenia
Continue our trip to one of the most important agricultural regions of Armenia – to VayotsDzor region.
Today’s cultural discovery will be Noravank Monastery – a spectacular monastic complex, surrounded with mountains, richly covered by red stones which give one the harmony of culture and nature. Indian lunch boxes. Return to Yerevan. Dinner with Indian menu.Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan.
Day 5: Yerevan / Garni / Geghard / Vernissage
After breakfast departure to Geghard Monastery (13th c.) – a monastery which is hewn out from a cave. The monastery had been originally named Ayrivank meaning “the Monastery of the Cave”. The name commonly used for the monastery today, Geghard, or more fully Geghardavank meaning “the Monastery of the Spear”. The monastery is also included in the UNESCO World Heritage list.
Continue our journey to Garni Pagan Temple from 1st c. The temple was built by Armenian King Tiridates and was dedicated to the God of Sun Mithra. Garni is the only Hellenistic temple existing nowadays in Armenia. The stairs of the temple are made huge and high which means that every human being climbing up the stairs is condescending to God of Sun. Indian lunch boxes.Drive back to Yerevan to visit Vernissage flea market which offer many kinds of national souvenirs, jewelry and many traditional items. Gala dinner with Indian menu with DJ and belly dance show. Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan
Day 6: Breakfast at Hotel
Day free at own Leisure.Dinner at Hotel. Over Night at Hotel
Day 7: Departure
Transfer to the airport. Departure home!
- Minimum 02 adults travelling together
- Accommodation for 6 overnights at the hotel in Yerevan
- Daily breakfast buffet in the hotel
- 6x Indian lunches 6x Indian dinner including 1 Gala dinner
- Transportation and transfers according to the program
- English speaking guide service
- Entrance fees
- 1 bottle of water per day
- International Airfares
- Armenia Visa Fee
- Indian GST-5% & TCS-5%
- Travel Insurance
- Alcoholic beverages
- Tips and Portage
- Everything not mentioned above
- Tips to Guides and Drivers and in Restaurants
- Usage of Mini Bar in the Hotel or other services