Corporate Tour Package to Armenia

3 days/2 nights
Group (6-200)
Any Date
Full Board
0+
Price:
By request

The Highlights of the Tour

Have a walk around Yerevan City – the ancient capital of Armenia Participate in fascinating national show with the participation of famous dancers Admire one of the most beautiful alpine lake in the world Visit Echmiatsin – religion centre of all Armenian

ITINERARY

Day 1 - Yerevan City Tour

After registration at the hotel, you will have a tour to the amazing city Yerevan – ancient and in the same time modern city, which is older than the eternal city Rome. The evidence of Yerevan birth (stone cuneiform) was founded during the excavation in the mid-century of the 20th and stored in the History Museum of Armenia. Nowadays, Yerevan is an extraordinary city with fantastically fresh colours. The first stop is Matenadaran, which is unique research institute and museum of ancient manuscripts. The excursion continues along the hill of Tsitsernakaberd, where is located the memorial complex of victims of the Armenian Genocide massacred in 1915. Amazing and beautiful views of Mount Ararat and Yerevan City are opened from the hill. The next stop is Yerevan Cognac Factory Ararat, which has kept traditions of legendary cognac production since 1887. A wonderful end of the first day will be the night, held in the restaurant "Yerevan Nights". Accompanied by an excellent colorful show program, the pleasant murmur of Hrazdan cool water and the caressing sound music will make our evening unforgettable.
Overnight: Hotel in Yerevan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 2 - Geghard - Garni - Yerevan

In this day you will visit the monastery of Geghard, where is stored the Holy Lance, which, according to the legend, the Roman legionnaire pierced the body of Jesus Christ. The monastery is situated on the slope of an almost closed amphitheater with sheer cliffs, smashing into the blue sky, surrounded by harsh and majestic nature. Geghard Monastery has majestic inside: twilight stone halls, carved into the rock, walls with carvings and quiet murmur wafting from the source wall give a particularly mysterious view. Many pilgrims come here to dial holy water through believing in its healing properties. Tour continues to the pagan temple of Garni, dedicated to the God of sun “Mithra”. Garni Temple is picturesquely situated on a high rocky cliff. On three sides, it is surrounded by deep gorges, picturesque vertical rocks and fancy sheer stones. Lunch will be served in the fresh air, where you will see how to bake Armenian traditional bread “Lavash”. Returning to Yerevan, you will visit Vernissage (a souvenir market under the open air), where thousand various souvenirs and works of local masters can be found. A wonderful end of day will be “Armenian National Show”. In this bright atmosphere highly professional dancers, choreographers and musicians are involved. During the two-hour show you will not only enjoy the entertainment program, but also taste dishes of national cuisine.
Overnight: Hotel in Yerevan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 - Echmiadzin - Departure

In this day we will start from the product market. Here you will have a huge selection of vegetables, fruits, potherbs, spices, flavoring, herbs, nuts, dried fruits and other local products. Once being in the market, you will feel peculiar atmosphere and fascinating bright colours of bazaar. Our next stop is Echmiatsin – shrine of all Armenians, where is located Catholicos residence of Armenian Apostolic Church. In this city the main is the Cathedral – the ancient Christian church in Armenia, one of the firsts all around Christian world. According to the legend, the first stone, the foundation of this church, was established in 301 by Gregory the Illuminator – the first catholicos of Armenian Church. The internal painting of Cathedral, completed in the 18th century, is eye-catching with Byzantine luxury. The museum of “Treasure chest of Echmiatsin” is situated in the eastern part of Cathedral, where unique exhibits are presented. One of the most famous treasures is Saint Geghard (lance), a piece of Noah's Ark, as well as many other valuable artifacts and works of art. Lunch will be served in the organisation of “Cross of Armenian Unity”. This is educational and cultural institution for children, where they teach crafts, graphical and theatrical arts in a traditional ethnographic environment. After lunch, you will be transferred to the airport.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

INCLUSIONS/EXCLUSIONS

The tour price includes

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation in 3* hotels (2 nights, DBL/Twin)
  • Full Board (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • 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
  • Local SIM card
  • Excursion to Brandy factory, degustation 2 sorts of cognacs
  • Armenian national dances master-class
  • Demonstration of Armenian traditional bread - lavash baking

The tour price doesn't include

  • Flights
  • Medical insurance
  • Visa fee

REVIEWS

ACCOMMODATION

Cascade Hotel

Silachi Hotel

Ararat 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)

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

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