May Group Tour in Armenia - 4 days

01 - 04 May 2019
Small Group (2-13)
Fixed Date
Half Board
Age: 0+
Price:
362AUD
455AUD

The Highlights of the Tour

Enjoy the pleasant gentle spring weather in Armenia Explore Echmiadzin Cathedral - the mother church of the Armenian Apostolic Church and one of the oldest cathedrals in the world Degustate the unique Areni wines Travel to ultramarine Sevan Lake situated at 2000 m above sea level Visit the most important historical UNESCO objects in Armenia Travel to the valley of red rocks to visit Noravank Monastery

ITINERARY

Introduction

Day 1 - Arrival - Transfer to the hotel - Echmiadzin - Yerevan

After arrival at the airport, you will be transferred to the hotel. You will have free time for relaxing after the registration in the hotel. You will have lunch in the traditional restaurant of Echmiadzin. The Residence of Catholicos, supreme patriarch of Armenian Apostolic Church, is located in this city. Furthermore, there is situated the first Armenian Christian church in the world, called Mother See of Holy Echmiadzin built in the first half of the fourth century. Finally, after returning to Yerevan you will visit the memorial complex of Armenian Genocide dedicated to the victims of 1915.
Overnight: Hotel in Yerevan
Meals: Lunch

Day 2 - Khor Virap - Noravank - Areni

The day will start with a trip to the south of Armenia to the monastery of Khor Virap - the historical place located in the middle of Ararat Valley. The monastery was built in the place of royal prison in the ancient city Artashat. In this prison, Gregory Illuminator was imprisoned for 13 years for preaching Christianity in Armenia in the third century. Here you can enjoy the breathtaking view of Biblical Mount Ararat. The tour will continue through the narrow canyon to the red rocks valley, where is located Armenian architect Momik's masterpiece Noravank Monastery established in the 13th century. Then, you will go to the village Areni of Vayots Dzor - a major winemaking region in Armenia. The famous sun-drenched Areni grapes are grown here in this village. Here you will have a degustation of local wines.
Overnight: Hotel in Yerevan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3 - Geghard - Garni - Sevan - Yerevan

After breakfast, tour direction will be to the scenic canyon of Azat River. The-13th-century cave monastery of Geghard is located in the deep gorge, which became a heritage site of UNESCO in 2000. This unique monastery is carved into the rocks, and the adjacent rocks are the part of the complex. You will visit the only survived example of Hellenistic architecture, Garni Temple in the village of Garni. Here you will have lunch and take part in baking Armenian national bread, lavash. Finally, your direction will turn to Sevan Lake, named as ''Ultramarine Pearl of Armenia'', it is situated at 2000 m above sea level.
Overnight: Hotel in Yerevan
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4 - Departure

Transfer to the airport, departure.
Meals: Breakfast

INCLUSIONS/EXCLUSIONS

The tour price includes

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation at 3* hotels in 3 nights (with free WiFi, double rooms)
  • Comfortable air-conditioned transport
  • English speaking guide’s service
  • Breakfasts, lunches
  • All admission fees
  • 1 bottle of water per day (0.5lt.)
  • Local SIM card

The tour price doesn't include

  • Flights
  • Medical insurance

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 :

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

GUARANTEED TOUR DATES

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Wednesday

May 1, 2019

from Yerevan
4
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Saturday

May 4, 2019

to Yerevan

362 AUD

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Wednesday

May 1, 2019

from Yerevan
4
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Saturday

May 4, 2019

to Yerevan
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362 AUD

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