Jeep Tour in Armenia
Exclusive Jeep Tour in Armenia is an aboslutely unique tour package created by our professional jeepers. The price of the tour is unique and has no analogues in the tourist market of Armenia. During this jeep journey you will visit the most amazing and popular cultural and natural corners of the country. Thus we offer the professional service, the best price and lots of unforgettable impressions.
After your arrival at the airport, we will organize a transfer to the hotel for you. Your journey will start from the city tour around Yerevan – the ancient capital of Armenia. At the Victory Park, there will be an excellent chance to admire the city from the bird’s-eye from the area at «Mother Armenia» statue. A little later the way continues to Matenadaran- the depository of more than 17000 unique manuscripts, it is known that Matenadaran holds the third largest collection in the world (optional € 5 per person). The next stop – The Genocide memorial – the solemn monument of the first massacre of the 20th century. In the evening, we will have a nice walk to the most popular city attractions: Opera and Ballet Theatre, Cascade stairs with a nice park, the Republic Square, the North Avenue filled with cheerful atmosphere. The cozy atmosphere and friendly smiles of the locals will definitely make you love this city.
Overnight: Hotel in Yerevan
From the second day starts an exciting journey around Armenia on off road jeeps. First, we will drive to the north of the country where the highest mountain Aragats (4090 m) is situated. Just on the slope of Aragats, there is a fortress of Amberd – a midcentury fort-city built during the 10th century. The beautiful surroundings will not leave anyone indifferent: alpine meadows with fragrant flowers, unforgettable Armenian landscapes. After delicious lunch, we will have an excursion to Saghmosavank monastery which is situated in an absolutely amazing place just at the edge of Kasakh gorge – the view is fantastic! Leaving the monastery the way continues to the town of Gyumri – the second largest town of Armenia. On the way, we will visit Artik town rich with cultural monuments and Harich town with its Harichavank Monastery built in the 7th on a cape formed by shallow ravines and the rivers flowing in them. In Gyumri after checking-in in the hotel, we will have a short city tour to the most interesting places and sights in one of the oldest cities in Armenia. The city is also famous for its historical-cultural traditions, strong art and crafts, education and also by filmmaking industry (a lot of films were produced in Gyumri). During the dinner, you will taste some special local dishes of this region.
Overnight: Hotel in Gyumri
The third day starts with a drive to the north-east of Armenia to Lori region. Our way will go through mountainous territories to the Pushkin Pass and then to the River Dzoraget with its beautiful canyon surrounded by amazing mountainous landscapes and historical sites. The lunch will be organized in Kurtan village. The next stop will be in one of the most beautiful places of northern Armenia – Sanahin village with its Sanahin Monastery complex included into the UNESCO world heritage list. It was built in 966 A.C. and stands on a high plateau, amidst low structures, against the background of steep forest-grown slopes of Bazum ridge. An accommodation will be arranged in Haghpat village surrounded by beautiful and rich flora. For dinner, you will have some special local dishes.
Overnight: Hotel in Haghpat village
After breakfast we will drive to the other UNESCO heritage object – Hagpat Monastery built in the X century, which proudly stands against the background of steep forest-grown slopes of Bazum ridge. Then our way will pass through off-road mountainous landscapes to Ijevan town, where we will organize picnic lunch. The next destination – Dilijan National Park located on the upstream pool of Aghstev River, and surrounded by the Lesser Caucasus Mountains. Here is situated the famous Goshavank Monastery built in the XII century. The dinner and accommodation will be arranged in the beautiful Dilijan town famous for its picturesque landscapes and healing fresh air filled with pine aromas.
Overnight: Hotel in Dilijan
This day will start with a drive to Lake Sevan – one of the highest freshwater lakes in the world located at an altitude of about 1900 m above sea level. It is a real “pearl” of Armenian nature! In summer, the average water temperature is 18-23°, which is very convenient for swimming. During the visit, we will walk to the Sevan peninsula where proudly stands the Monastery of Sevanavank built in 305 A.C. From there a wonderful view opens on the lake and the surrounding landscapes. Not far from Sevan there is a famous Selim Pass, from where passed the historic Silk Road centuries ago. This place will be our next stop. One of the main attractions here is an old Caravanserai built in 1331. Continuing our way we will drive to the Eghegis State Sanctuary where we will first have picnic lunch, and then visit the Fortress of King Smbat located on the top of mountain and built in X – XI centuries with high and wide (2-3 m) pyramid type fort-walls and protected by the Artabuni River and deep canyons. The accommodation will be arranged in the cozy town of Sisian.
Overnight: Hotel in Sisian
The 6th day has also prepared many interesting things. After breakfast, we will drive to the one of the most amazing attractions of Armenia – Tatev Monastery built in 895-906. It is the unique example of medieval architecture. In order to get to the monastery, we will take the famous ropeway called “Wings of Tatev” which is the longest in the world and is included in the Guinness Book of Records. We will fly over the deep Vorotan gorge opening breath-taking views of the Vorotan Canyon (optional € 10 per person). The lunch will be held in Tatev village where you will get acquainted with real village life, interesting customs, and traditions of Armenian families. Our way continues to the mysterious Cave City of Khnzdoresk, where we will hike while the jeeps will drive to the other side of the Gorge and meet us. This cave city is considered to be 1000- year- old! After the excursion, we will return to Sisian for the overnight.
Overnight: Hotel in Sisian
The day will start with a drive to the one of the most ancient megalithic construction of the world called “Karaunj”. According to the scientists, this complex served as an observatory built in VI mil. B.C. This area resembles the most known Stonehenge found in England. Leaving the Stonehenge we will take the off-road route to drive up to Ukhtasar Mountain. This trip is optional depending on the season. Here you will have a chance to enjoy one of the unique wonders of the world, rock carvings of Ukhtasar Mountain from the pre-historic era. The way continues to Vayots Dzor region where you will get acquainted with interesting local customs and traditions. Here you will be introduced to the old Armenian lifestyle and participate in Armenian national bread lavash baking and taste Armenian honey, cheese, homemade wine and national dishes such as tolma, harisa and many others. After lunch, we will drive to Areni Village with its Wine Factory, where you will have an opportunity to degustate different wines made with “Areni” grape sort. At the end of the day, we will drive to Ararat Valley and enjoy the scenic view of Mount Ararat – the symbol of Armenia.
Overnight: Hotel in Yerevan
Transfer to the airport / departure.
The price of the tour is 876 EUR per person
The price of the tour includes:
- Airport transfers
- Accommodation as per itinerary in double rooms
- Meals: breakfast
- 4 wheel drive vehicle with experienced English speaking guide driver
- All admission fees
Vehicles – Mitsubishi Pajero 4 seats
The price doesn’t include:
Why book with Arara?
- Central located hotels
- Overnight in family run B&Bs *
- Special prepared cars for safe off road drive
- Experienced English speaking drivers
- Visit to shepherds in the mountains
- Local eco product tasting
- The best price in the market for high-quality service
- 3000+ satisfied clients per year
*We provide accommodation in the regions which allows our tourists not to get tired of a long journey, experience the full color of Armenia and minimize driving distance.
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