Gastronomic Weekend Tour to Armenia

4 days/3 nights
Small Group (2-13)
Any Date
Full Board
Age: 0+
Price:
386GBP

The Highlights of the Tour

Take pleasure in Yerevan night life Visit the middle aged castle Amberd Enjoy Armenian BBQ in the local resident's garden Visit the XIII century UNESCO World Heritage listed Geghard Monastery Degustate Armenian wine with various types of local cheese Travel to Sevan Lake situated at 2000 m above sea level
Armenian BBQ - Cheese - Gata

ITINERARY

Introduction

Day 1 - Arrival

Day 2 - Kari Lake - Amberd Fortress - Yerevan

Day 3 - Geghard - Garni - Sevan Lake - Yerevan

Geghard - Garni - Sevan
The third day will start with tour to the XIII century cave monastery of Geghard, located in the deep gorge, which became a Heritage Site of UNESCO in 2000. This unique monastery is carved into the rocks, also adjacent rocks are the part of complex. You will visit the only survived exemplar of Hellenistic architecture, Garni Temple in the village of Garni. Here you will visit the resident's family restaurant, where you will have delicious lunch and master-class baking tolma with grape leaves. Finally, after approximately one hour of drive by car you will be near to Sevan Lake, named as ''Ultramarine Pearl of Armenia'', which is situated at 2000 m above sea level. You will also visit Sevanavank Monastery where you could enjoy the stunning view of lake. You will have dinner in christian house, where you will degustate local fish BBQ and Sevan cancer kebab. You will return to Yerevan in the evening.
Overnight: Hotel in Yerevan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 - Departure

This day you will have free time for walking in Yerevan and shopping. Transfer to the airport, departure.

INCLUSIONS/EXCLUSIONS

The tour price includes

  • Transfer to/from the airport
  • Accommodation in the hotel of Central Yerevan (in 3 nights, double rooms)
  • Meals – 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
  • All transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
  • English speaking guide service for all days
  • Armenian wine and brandy tasting in Yerevan
  • Master class in making Armenian Sweet ''Sudjukh''
  • Master class in making Armenian traditional food ''Dolma''
  • 1 bottle (0,5 l) of water per day

The tour price doesn't include

  • Flights (available upon request)
  • Medical insurance
  • Single supplement57 GBP

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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.

Participation in cooking classes

During the tour, you will have master classes on the preparation of Armenian national bread lavash and local barbeque.

TRIP ACCOMMODATION

Cascade

Ani Plaza

Silachi

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

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