Autumn Tour to Armenia - 4 days

20 - 23 Sep 2019
Small Group (2-13)
Fixed Date
Half Board
Age: 0+
Price:
246EUR

The Highlights of the Tour

Autumn in Armenia
Enjoy bright autumn colors of Armenian nature Taste seasonal fruits and dried fruits Explore Echmiadzin Cathedral - the mother church of the Armenian Apostolic Church and one of the oldest cathedrals in the world Have a trip to the-13th-century UNESCO World Heritage Monastery - Geghard Admire the azure Lake Sevan situated at 2000 meters above sea level

ITINERARY

Introduction

Spent your Autumn Holiday in Armenia. The tour package includes interesting excursions, visiting of picturesque corners of Armenia and useful master-class.

  • The tour begins with late dinner at 15:00. Please, choose the flight so that the arrival at the airport in Armenia will be not later than at 14:00. If you arrive the day before, you will have to pay 45 euro for an additional night in the hotel.
  • Please, take into account that the group tour  has a fixed date. In case of an individual request,  the price of the tour will increase if the number of people in a group is less than four people. 

Day 1 - Arrival - Yerevan City Tour

The sights of Yerevan
After your arrival, you will be transferred to Yerevan. Lunch will be organized in a traditional Armenian restaurant. Then you will have a city tour around Yerevan, the capital of Armenia that is 2799 years old. Ancient and modern times interlace here in a unique way. During the city tour, you will walk around the center of the city with and visit Cascade, Opera and Ballet Theater building, Mashtots Avenue, Republic Square. You will feel the hospitable atmosphere and the unique charm of Yerevan.
Overnight: Hotel in Yerevan
Duration: 2,5 hours
Meals: Lunch

Day 2 - Matenadaran - Echmiadzin - Unity Cross - Yerevan

Echmiadzin - Matenadaran - Yerevan
The day will start with an excursion to Matenadaran – the repository of one of the richest manuscript collections in the world. The trip will continue to the Holy See of Echmiadzin, the religious center of all Armenians around the world. Here was built the first official Christian church in the world - Echmiadzin Cathedral. It is the catholicosate of the Supreme Patriarch of the Armenian Apostolic Church is located here. Lunch will be in “Unity Cross” center. After your return to Yerevan, you will visit the souvenir fair Vernissage and the grocery market for buying delicious Armenian fruits and dried fruits.
Overnight: Hotel in Yerevan
Duration: 5 hours
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3 - Geghard - Garni - Sevan - Sevanavank - Yerevan

Geghard - Areni
After the breakfast at the hotel, you will have a trip to the scenic canyon of the Azat River. The 13th-century Geghard Cave Monastery is located deep at the bottom of the canyon and is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The monastery is partially carved from the adjacent cliffs that surround it. The tour will continue by car to Garni village, where the Hellenistic-inspired Garni temple lies. Garni’s complex also possesses a royal bath which exhibits a fascinating hypocaust along with a well-preserved original mosaic tiling. Dinner will be in Garni village accompanied with traditional bread lavash baking demonstration. Then you will head n to Lake Sevan, the “blue pearl of Armenia” and one of the highest freshwater lakes in the world located at 2000 meters above the sea level. The stunning hilltop view of the azure lake framed by the surrounding mountains amazes and inspires its visitors.
Overnight: Hotel in Yerevan
Duration: 4,5 hours
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4 - Departure

Transfer to the airport, departure
Meals: Breakfast

INCLUSIONS/EXCLUSIONS

The tour price includes

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation in hotels for 3 nights (3* hotel/double room with free WiFi)
  • Half board (Breakfasts + lunches)
  • Transfers in air-conditioned cars
  • English speaking guide service for all days
  • All entrance fees to museums
  • 1 bottle (0,5 litre) of water per day per person

The tour price doesn't include

  • Flights
  • Medical insurance
  • Visa Fee

TRIP REVIEWS

Tatiana Fedotova 23.09.2016

Guide: Armine is the best, all was super!
Driver: Sarkis was excellent driver, then he was replaced by Aram who was driving very slow either he did not know the route or he was afraid to drive normally.
Car: It was excellent, all was convenient.
Hotel: ‘Best View’ is an excellent hotel, I like everything. Thanks!
What did you like most in your trip? All!
What didn’t you like in your trip? None!
What would you add to your trip? None! The programme was harmonically formed, including excursions and free days.
Would you recommend our company to your friends? Sure!
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Galina Uskova 17.09.2016

Guide: We have two guides - Arthur and Armine who are highly cultured and educated. Special gratitude and greetings to them! Communication with Liana (our tour organiser) was very pleasant. Many thanks to her, too.
Driver: They are professional and we like all.
Car: Transport was very comfortable for travelling.
Hotel: All hotels are excellent, besides Stepanavan hotel. I would like to spend overnight in hotel, instead of guesthouse in Ijevan.
What did you like most in your trip? Punctuality and clarity of the travel agency in organising tours, hotel levels, meals on programme (lunch), tour programmes (we had two), comfortable transport. We like the country, residents, kindness and willingness to help. We left Armenia with the desire to return again as tourists.
What didn’t you like in your trip? The only disadvantage is the missed porridge for breakfast.
What would you add to your trip? It’s very difficult to answer because of full programme of tour.
Would you recommend our company to your friends? Sure! Thanks for unforgettable holiday!
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TRIP ACCOMMODATION

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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

Clothes for Autumn:

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

WHY BOOK WITH ARARA

OWN AGENCY IN ARMENIA AND GEORGIA

With an agency operating in Georgia, we are able to provide clients with the best price and quality services.

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

GUARANTEED TOUR DATES

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Friday

Sep 20, 2019

from Yerevan
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Monday

Sep 23, 2019

to Yerevan

246 EUR

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Friday

Sep 20, 2019

from Yerevan
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Sep 23, 2019

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246 EUR

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