Autumn Tour to Armenia – 6 days

20 - 25 Sep 2019
Small Group (2-10)
Fixed Date
Half Board
Age: 0+
Price:
422USD

The Highlights of the Tour

Enjoy bright autumn colors of Armenian nature Taste seasonal fruits and dried fruits Enjoy breathtaking view of Biblical Mount Ararat Admire unique and majestic Lake Sevan - the largest one in the Caucasus region Take the longest ropeway in the world - ''Wings of Tatev'' Taste the legendary healing mineral water in Jermuk Visit the only survived Hellenistic architectural exemplar in Armenia - Garni Temple
Autumn in Armenia

ITINERARY

Introduction

The beginning of autumn is the most pleasant time in Armenia. You can enjoy this season in Armenia by choosing our exciting Autumn Tour to Armenia for 6 days.

  • 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 - Vernissage

Yerevan - Echmiadzin
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 - Sevan - Sevanavank - Geghard - Garni - Yerevan

Sevan - Geghard - Garni
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: 7,5 hours
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4 - Noravank - Khor Virap

Noravank - Khor Virap
Your trip will continue in Southern direction – to Khor Virap monastery, a historic site located amidst the Ararat Valley. The monastery was built on the place of the royal prison of Armenian ancient city of Artashat. In this prison Gregory the Enlightener was sentenced to death by King Trdat for preaching Christianity in Armenia in the 3rd century. Nowhere else the Biblical Ararat has such a magnificent view. On your way, you will head through a narrow picturesque canyon to Noravank medieval monastery (13c.) situated in the valley of red rocks. Trip to Goris – the town of red roofs and green gardens.
Overnight: Hotel in Goris
Duration: 9,5 hours
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5 - Tatev - Jermuk - Yerevan

Rope-way - Tatev - Jermuk
Trip to Halidzor village, from where you’ll have the opportunity to travel by the world’s longest cable car “Wings of Tatev” to the monastery of Tatev. The ropeway is recorded in the Guinness Book of Records. It flies has the length of 5752 m and the height of 320 m. Besides possessing a unique beauty, in the Middle Ages Tatev Monastery was the great center for education and science, as the most famous Armenian medieval university was located here. Next you will travel to Jermuk resort-town, famous for its beautiful nature and fresh air, where you will visit the beautiful waterfall and the Gallery of healing mineral water. Lunch in the restaurant.
Overnight: Hotel in Yerevan
Duration: 7 hours
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6 - Departure

Transfer to the airport, departure
Meals: Breakfast

INCLUSIONS/EXCLUSIONS

The tour price includes

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation in hotels for 5 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 admission fees
  • 1 bottle (0,5 litre) of water per day per person
  • Local SIM card

The tour price doesn't include

  • Flights
  • Medical insurance
  • Visa fee

REVIEWS

George Issaian 09.21.2018

Guide: The tour guide was friendly with huge source of information.

Driver: The transportation was good and on time.

Car: The car was comfortable.

Hotels: The hotel was central so I was close to the most public places like restaurants and shopping. it was nice and clean with excellent services

What did you like best in your trip?
My tour guide.

What didn’t you like in the trip?

What would you add to your trip?
I would add two weeks instead of one week.

Would you recommend our company to your friends? 
I strongly will recommend this company. With my experience you will have a good service and you will enjoy your tripe.

Olga 23.09.2016

Guide: We liked the guide.

Driver: Both drivers are very friendly and responsive.  

Car: Enough comfortable

Hotel: In Capital hotel there were difficulties with Internet, like it was switched off with the large number of users in network. In the hotel of Goris town there was much more simple breakfast.

What did you like most in your trip? Sightseeing and nature of Armenia :) 

What didn’t you like in your trip? Weather :(

What would you add to your trip? Free time in Jermuk – at least 30 minutes, City tour around Goris town.

Would you recommend our company to your friends? Yes, surely. 

Yekaterina Petrova 23.09.2016

I would like to express gratitude to all staff of your company who participated in organising our tour. All was in the highest level. After your presentation Armenia with soul-warmth, it is impossible not to fall in love with that wonderful country. Many thanks to our guide Armine for her special attention and interesting stories. Lunches are very delicious, especially in Tavern Yerevan. Also, I like ‘Best View’ hotel very much. I hope I could come to you again.

ACCOMMODATION

Cascade Hotel

Silachi Hotel

Goris Hotel

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)

Clothes for Autumn:

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

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

Accomodation in regions

GUARANTEED TOUR DATES

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Friday

Sep 20, 2019

from Yerevan
6
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Wednesday

Sep 25, 2019

to Yerevan

422 USD

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Sep 20, 2019

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Sep 25, 2019

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