Uncover Armenia Travel Package

8 days/7 nights
Small Group (2-13)
Any Date
Half Board
Age: 0+
Price:
876EUR
922EUR

The Highlights of the Tour

Sights of Armenia
Explore one of the world's richest depositories of medieval manuscripts and books - Matenadaran Stroll around night Yerevan and enjoy its vibrant nightlife Have a stop at Sevan - the blue pearl of Armenia and the largest lake in the Caucasus region Take the longest cable car in the world and reach the masterpiece of Armenian medieval architecture - Tatev Monastery Visit Karahunj - a 6000-year-old observatory

ITINERARY

Introduction

Uncover Armenia Travel Package is created for anyone who wants to run away from the monotonous everyday life and discover new traditions and original, exotic culture of ancient civilizations. You will have an exciting 8-day trip to the most important and impressive corners of the country.

Day 1 - Arrival - Yerevan City Tour

The sights of Yerevan
Arrival in Yerevan, transfer to the hotel. The tour will start with a drive around Yerevan with various stops along the way, you will have an opportunity to admire at the architecture and daily life of this ancient city. Next you will visit the Genocide Memorial founded to commemorate the innocent victims of one of the biggest crimes against humanity of the 20th century. The tour will end with a visit to the Museum of Armenian History, you will have a fascinating journey through the rich history of Armenia.
Overnight: hotel in Yerevan
Meals: Lunch

Day 2 - Geghard - Garni - Yerevan

Garni - Geghard
This day you will have a trip to the scenic canyon of the Azat River to Geghard Cave Monastery listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The trip will continue to Garni temple built in 77 AD and dedicated to the Armenian God of the Sun Mitra. The lunch will be served in the courtyard of a local family in Garni village. The tour will end with a visit to Matenadaran institute museum, which houses over 17,000 ancient and medieval manuscripts.
Overnight: hotel in Yerevan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3 - Khor Virap - Noravank - Areni - Karahunj - Goris

Karahunj - Khor Virap - Noravank
This day will start your trip to the south of Armenia to Khor Virap Monastery located at the foot of Biblical Mount Ararat. If the weather is fine you will be able to admire the amazing view of the mount which opens from the top of the hill. Some time later you will enjoy a trip through a narrow canyon to the valley of red rocks where the 13th century monastery Noravank is located. En route you will visit the wine factory to taste local wine made of unique grape sort Areni. Next stop is Karahunj, a 6,000-years-old observatory, known as the “Armenian Stonehenge. The overnight will be in the town of Goris encompassed by rocky caves and mountains.
Overnight: hotel in Goris
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 - Tatev - Jermuk

Tatev - Jermuk
After breakfast, you will head to the pearl of Armenian medieval architecture, the monastery and university of Tatev. It is located in a picturesque place at the edge of the gorge. You will reach the monastery by the longest cable car in the world, it stretches on 5.7 km over the 320 meter-deep Vorotan River Canyon. Stop at the natural bridge named “Devil’s Bridge” at the bottom of the deep canyon. Next stop will be in the resort town of Jermuk famous for its hot mineral springs and scenic landscape. After dinner you will have time to enjoy a walk through the Arpa River Canyon to admire the Jermuk Waterfall.
Overnight: guesthouse in Yeghegnadzor
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 - Selim Caravansary - Lake Sevan - Dilijan

Sevanavank - Dilijan
After breakfast you will have a trip to the section of the Great Silk Road towards the Selim Pass. Here you will visit the 14th century Selim Caravansary – one of the most well preserved hostels along the ancient Great Silk Road. The tour will continue to the azure Lake Sevan located at an altitude of 2000 m above sea level. After lunch the trip will continue to Dilijan, a lush town immersed in green forests.
Overnight: guesthouse in Dilijan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6 - Sanahin - Haghpat - Saghmosavank - Yerevan

Sanahin - Haghpat - Saghmosavank - Kasakh River
This day you will explore the most important historical sights of Lori region. You will have a trip to the north of country to visit Haghpat Monastery and Sanahin Medieval University, which are both listed by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. Enjoy the view of beautiful landscapes of lush forests, the rocky deep canyon of Debed river and quaint little villages scattered along the canyon. The lunch will be served in a family-run local restaurant where Armenian traditional dishes are introduced. After lunch the trip will continue to Saghmosavank Monastery located atop the yawning Kasakh River Gorge.
Overnight: hotel in Yerevan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7 - Echmiadzin - Zvartnots - Yerevan

Zvartnots - Genocide Memorial - Echmiadzin
This day you will visit Echmiadzin, the religious center of all Armenians around the world. On your way, you’ll visit St. Hripsime church named after a Christian nun who escaped to Armenia from Roman Emperor. In Echmiadzin the first Armenian official Christian cathedral was founded in the first half of the 4th century and in later centuries it was reconstructed. It is included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage. After lunch you will see the ruins of Zvartnots temple (7th century, UNESCO World Heritage Site), that was a miracle of its time. At the end of the day, you will return to Yerevan. The Food Market of Yerevan is another highlight of this day with the opportunity to wander through the aisles of locally grown fresh fruit and vegetables.
Overnight: hotel in Yerevan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8 - Departure

Transfer to airport, departure
Meals: Breakfast

INCLUSIONS/EXCLUSIONS

The tour price includes

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation in hotels 6 nights (3*/double rooms with free WiFi), guesthouse 1 night
  • Half Board (breakfast + lunch)
  • All transfers in air-conditioned vehicle
  • English speaking guide-driver service for all days
  • All admission fees
  • 1 bottle (0,5 litre) of water per day per person
  • Tickets for Tatev cable car
  • All wine and cognac tasting as per itinerary

The tour price doesn't include

  • Flights
  • Medical insurance
  • Visa fee

TRIP REVIEWS

Bernard and Claire Gruet 29.05.2018

Hello Liana,
With this message, I wanted to share our feelings on this trip. we have many loved our journey in armenie. The Armenians are warm and welcoming. our guide was exciting from start to finish, it has a knowledge of his extraordinary country and is very resourceful. we loved Parandzem. The driver is more discreet, language barrier forces, but it is well appreciated. The waterfall hotel was very good, ideally positioned, the small lunch very correct. the staff always had a smile. the hotel has goris was good, beautiful spacious rooms, hotel .I was somewhat handicapped by the heavy work at the hotel but nothing serious. for Hotel Nairi has Jermuk, the remote host Aete, clean rooms, but the small non-existent breakfast, no fruit, no fruit juice, ice tea, some dishes seemed not first freshness. for the band ba dilidjean, and friendly rooms well, small royal breakfast, to recommend.
Liana we were very happy to meet you, see where you work. I recommend Arara tower for its thoroughness and listening. a suggestion in Jermuk stage has dilijean n hesitate to propose sevenhavank and hairivank, these two monasteries are beautiful.

Liana, we kiss you and say to you has soon!

Bernard and Claire
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Penny Daly 29.05.2018

Dear Liana,
I’d like to let you know how pleased I was with my recent tour. I was impressed by the service and arrangements. Parandzem was an excellent guide, full of information and anecdotes about Armenia andI have learned a lot about the country, it’s history and its people. I am now going through my photos and trying to put them in order. The accommodation was comfortable and the places chosen to eat were interesting. Arshak was a good driver and I always felt safe with his driving.
All in all I had a wonderful time and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Arara Tours as a company and Armenia as a fascinating place to visit. As I mentioned when I visited you, I would be interested in your trips to Iran, so if you could pass on my details, I’d be grateful. Once again, thank you to Yourself, Parandzem and Arshak for a memorable holiday in Armenia.

Penny

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Zaher Al Busaidi 16.11.2017

Dear Vahe & Lusine,
I would like to thank you both for the amazing tour we had in your country! Vahe was very knowledgeable, hospitable, and walked the extra steps to make sure that we see and experience the most out of the tour. We enjoyed a lot and carried back with us good memories good memorabilia to share with other people. I wish you the very best!

Best Rgds,

Zaher
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TRIP ACCOMMODATION

Cascade

Nairi

Art Guesthouse

Silachi

Mina

Goris

TRIP MAP

PACKING CHECKLIST

Documents:

Passport, flight ticket (printed or electronic), insurance, visa (if required)

First aid kit:

bandaids / plasters, special medicine or drugs in permanent use, antibacterial gel/wipes, antiseptic cream, lip balm

Essentials:

Credit/debit cards, cash (cards can be used in city, cash in regions), moneybelt, laptop/tablet/phone, chargers, camera with extra memory cards and batteries, outlet adapter

Dressing:

There are no restrictions regarding clothes; scarf or shawl is advisable for churches (obligatory in Georgia for women)

Spring / Autumn:

long pants/jeans, long sleeve blouses, light raincoat, jacket, comfortable waterproof shoes, umbrella

Summer:

T-shirts, shorts, long sleeve blouses for evening, sandals, umbrella, sun protection, sun glasses, sunhat

Winter:

Warm coat, warm wool sweater, long warm trousers, long boots (waterproof), scarf, gloves

WHY BOOK WITH ARARA

CENTRAL LOCATED HOTELS

We choose only the best hotels located in the city center close to the main sights

GUIDES WITH 5+ YEAR EXPERIENCE

We work only with professional guides and guides who have experience in tourism for more than 5 years

THE BEST PRICE IN THE MARKET FOR HIGH-QUALITY SERVICE

With Arara you book at first hand from a qualified local Armenian agency. Avoid surcharges applied by intermediaries and save money!

LICENSED AIR CONDITIONED TRANSPORT

We provide our tourists with comfortable air-conditioned transport

3000+ SATISFIED CLIENTS PER YEAR

Every year we get a great number of positive feedback from our clients

Overnight in regions

We provide accommodation in the regions which allows our tourists not to get tired of a long journey, experience the full color of Armenia and minimize driving distance.

GUARANTEED TOUR DATES

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from Yerevan
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Sep 10, 2019

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Apr 20, 2019

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Apr 27, 2019

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832 EUR

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Apr 27, 2019

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May 4, 2019

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876 EUR

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Tuesday

May 28, 2019

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Tuesday

Jun 4, 2019

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832 EUR

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Saturday

Jul 13, 2019

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Saturday

Jul 20, 2019

to Yerevan

832 EUR

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Tuesday

Aug 13, 2019

from Yerevan
8
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Tuesday

Aug 20, 2019

to Yerevan

876 EUR

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Tuesday

Sep 3, 2019

from Yerevan
8
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Tuesday

Sep 10, 2019

to Yerevan

876 EUR

13

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Any Day

Any date

from Yerevan
8
days
Individual

Sep 10, 2019

to Yerevan
Space left

2+

963 EUR

Saturday

Apr 20, 2019

from Yerevan
8
days
Saturday

Apr 27, 2019

to Yerevan
Space left

11

832 EUR

Saturday

Apr 27, 2019

from Yerevan
8
days
Saturday

May 4, 2019

to Yerevan
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13

876 EUR

Tuesday

May 28, 2019

from Yerevan
8
days
Tuesday

Jun 4, 2019

to Yerevan
Space left

12

832 EUR

Saturday

Jul 13, 2019

from Yerevan
8
days
Saturday

Jul 20, 2019

to Yerevan
Space left

12

832 EUR

Tuesday

Aug 13, 2019

from Yerevan
8
days
Tuesday

Aug 20, 2019

to Yerevan
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13

876 EUR

Tuesday

Sep 3, 2019

from Yerevan
8
days
Tuesday

Sep 10, 2019

to Yerevan
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13

876 EUR

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