The day will start with a ride to Lori province. Pass through Spitak town, which was demolished by huge earthquake in 1988. The town was reconstructed and it is hardly visible even a hint on the earthquake. Ride to Vanadzor- the third largest city in Armenia. It is distinguished by its wonderful nature. Then you will drive by magnificent road thought charming village of Pushkino. The tour continues to Stepanavan- the resort town in Northern Armenia. Here you will visit Botanical Garden, which has more than hundred sorts of coniferous trees. Time permitting ride through Kurtan Gorge where you will be able to enjoy a wonderful panorama. Next stop is Odzun - major and historic village in the Lori Province of Armenia. Here are some Armenian church complexes, which are located in the wonderful surroundings of the nature. Excursion continues to the Monastery of Haghpat which is included in the list of UNESCO Heritage.
Overnight: Hotel in Haghpat
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Drive: 150 km (30 km badly broken asphalt/ 1 km ground / 64 km middle broken asphalt / 55 km good asphalt)