After fresh coffee and a scrumptious breakfast, the day starts with a journey in Lori region of Armenia. The tour consists of a visit to the Sanahin Medieval University, which is listed by UNESCO as World Heritage Site. Marvel at the intricate reliefs showing biblical scenes and characters whilst relishing the captivating old auditorium of Sanahin University. In addition to the many architectural attractions, the Lori region delivers beautiful landscapes of lush forests, the rocky deep canyon of Debed river and quaint little villages scattered along the canyon. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant where Armenian traditional dishes are introduced to the palate. Upon the journey returning to Yerevan, allow yourself to appreciate the view from the Lori highlands, where the nearby Pambak pass brings astounding views over the quadruple-peaked Mount Aragats. You will visit a well preserved, triple-nave basilica-type church of 4th century in the town of Aparan, The tour progresses on to stop at the Saghmosavank Monastery, located atop the yawning gorge carved by the Kasakh River. Not to be missed a visit to Saint Gevorg Church in the Village of Mughni. With nightfall nearing, we approach your hotel in Yerevan for rest, dinner and the evening at your leisure.
Overnight: hotel in Yerevan, Meals: Breakfast/Lunch
Duration: 9 hours (190 km)