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Old Dilijan
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
Location: Armenia
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Cultural Exploration Travel to Armenia

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The highlights of this trip to Armenia

  • 7-day tour in the crossroads of the East and West
  • Feel the pulse of 2795-year-old City of Yerevan 
  • Stand at the foot of Biblical Mount Ararat 
  • Enjoy traditional cuisine of Armenia
  • Experience the authentic lifestyle of local people

Day 1

  • Arrival in Yerevan, transfer to hotel
  • City tour in Yerevan – 2795-year-old capital of Armenia
  • Stop in “Matenadaran” – research institute and museum and repository of ancient manuscripts home to one of the richest manuscript collections in the world

 

Overnight: hotel in Yerevan, Meals: B, L

Duration: 6 hours (40 km)

Day 2

  • Visit to the Holy See of Etchmiadzin, the religious center of all Armenians around the world
  • Admire at the first Christian Church in the world, and The Holy Spear by which Jesus’s body was pierced
  • Continue trip in the Genocide Memorial, a solemn reminder of the first genocide of the 20th century

 

Overnight: hotel in Yerevan, Meals: B, L

Duration: 7 hours (65 km)

Day 3

  • Head to KhorVirap Monastery at Mount Ararat foot
  • The best view on Mount Ararat in clear days
  • Drive through a narrow canyon to the valley of red rocks and Noravank amidst them

 

Overnight: hotel in Yerevan, Meals: B, L

Duration: 8 hours (260 km)

Day 4

  • Drive to the scenic Azat River Canyon to Geghard Cave Monastery at the bottom of it (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
  • Continue driving to Garni village, where the Hellenistic-inspired “Garni” temple lies (66 AD)
  • Enjoy lunch in the courtyard of a family in Garni, consisting of local traditional cuisine

 

Overnight: hotel in Yerevan, Meals: B, L

Duration: 6 hours (80 km)

Day 5

  • Head to Lake Sevan, the “Blue Pearl of Armenia” and one of the highest freshwater lakes in the world at 2000 meters above sea
  • Enjoy lunch in a restaurant overlooking the lake with local lake-caught fish on the menu
  • Drive through tunnel to Dilijan resort town, admire at changing landscape and even weather
  • A stroll in the old center of Dilijan lets you experience the atmosphere of the old town as it was in the 19th century
  • Continue to Hagartsin Monastery dramatically located among picturesque mountains covered with dense forest

 

Overnight: hotel in Yerevan, Meals: B, L

Duration: 8 hours (230 km)

Day 6

  • Head to Saghmosavank Monastery located atop the yawning gorge carved by the Kasakh River
  • Stop at the monument of Armenian Alphabet which was opened on 2005 to celebrate the 1600th anniversary of alphabet foundation
  • Drive uphill to the Amberd fortress proudly standing on the foot of Mount Aragats encompassed by two deep canyons (2300 meters above sea)

 

Overnight: hotel in Yerevan, Meals: B, L

Duration: 6 hours (130 km)

Day 7

  • Free day in Yerevan for your own experience
  • Visiting souvenir shops in the center of the city
  • Have a good time at outdoor cafes or some fine jazz clubs

 

Overnight: hotel in Yerevan, Meals: B, L

Day 8

  • Transfer to airport, departure

The price of the tour includes:

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation in hotels 7 nights (3* / double rooms)
  • Half board (breakfast + lunch or dinner)
  • All transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
  • English speaking guide service for all days
  • All admission fees

The price doesn’t include:

  • Flights
  • Medical insurance

Why book from us?

  • Guides with 5+ year experience
  • Balanced days with maximum 280 km drive
  • Visits to UNESCO World heritage sites
  • Armenian national dishes are included
  • Central located hotels
  • Licensed air conditioned transport
  • The best price in the market for high-quality service
  • 3000+ satisfied clients per year

Guaranteed Tour Dates 2017

April 1-8

 

May 13-20

 

June 17-24

 

July 15-22

 

September 16-23

 

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