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Duration: 7 days/ 6 nights
Price: 781 EUR
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Travel to Nagorno-Karabakh – 7 days

Tours to Nagorno-Karabakh will acquaint you with hospitable people and a cozy atmosphere of this ancient Armenian region. You will enjoy the most famous sights, the delicious local cuisine, exotic and ancient culture.

The highlights of this trip to Armenia / Karabakh

  • Enjoy the view of Biblical Mount Ararat
  • Discover the beauties of Shushi town
  • Experience authentic rural life of Karabakh
  • Taste the famous zhengyalov hats national dish of Karabakh prepared of extremely tasty local herbs
  • See the oldest tree in teh whole CIS

Day 1

Yerevan

  • Arrival. Meeting at the airport, transfer to Yerevan and check-in at the hotel.

 

Overnight: hotel in Yerevan

 Day 2

Yerevan – Khor Virap – Areni – Noravanq – Qarahunge – Goris

  • Trip will continue to the Southern direction – to Khor Virap monastery – a historic site located amidst the Ararat Valley. Nowhere else the Biblical Ararat has such a magnificent view.
  • Vayots Dzor region of Armenia is famous for its unique Areni grapes sort hence where Areni wines are derived from. One cannot pass through without a stop at a local winery for tasting some of locally produced, exquisite wines.
  • Trip through a narrow canyon to Noravanq medieval monastery situated in the valley of red rocks.
  • Visit to Qarahunge – a prehistorical site considered to be an ancient observatory. In the evening you will be in Goris – the town of red roofs and green gardens.

 

Overnight: hotel in Goris

 Day 3

Goris – Shushi – Stepanakert – Shushi

  • Trip to Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh)  – the region of Armenia unique by its nature and beauty.
  • Visit to the heroic town of Shushi that used to be the administrative, cultural, political and religious center of the whole Karabakh.
  • Visiting the city museum and the picturesque canyon of Jdrduz.
  • Stroll around the capital of Artsakh – Stepanakert – a nice city with friendly people and cozy atmosphere.
  • Return to Shushi

 

Overnight: hotel in Shushi

 Day 4

Shushi – Gandzasar – Stepanakert – Tigranakert – Shushi

  • Trip to the monastery of 13th century – Gandzasar (“The Treasure Mountain” in Armenian’). Gandzasar is one of the masterpieces of Armenian medieval architecture and really surprises by its splendor. From here opens a magnificent view to the Khachen river valley.
  • The tour continues to Tigranakert, an ancient city founded by Tigran the Great in the 1st c. B.C. Visiting the museum where all the archaeological finds are shown. The excavations in Tigranakert are still going on.
  • Visit to the symbol of Artsakh (Karabakh) – the monument “We and our mountains”. Returning to Shushi.

 

Overnight: hotel in Shushi

Day 5

Shushi – Skhtorashen – Amaras – Shushi

  • Trip to Skhtorashen village to see the Skhtorashen sycamore (Tnjri) – the most ancient and the highest tree in the region. The height of the giant tree of the age of 2028 is more than 54 meters.
  • The way continues to Amaras and visiting the early medieval monastery of Amaras, where the first Armenian school was founded in the 5th century by Mesrop Mashtots – the creator of the Armenian alphabet.

 

Overnight: hotel in Shushi

Day 6

Shushi – Tatev – Yerevan

  • Trip to Halidzor village, from where you’ll take the world’s longest aerial tramway (5,7 km)  “Wings of Tatev” which stretches over the Vorotan River gorge to the monastery of Tatev.  Besides possessing a unique beauty, in the Middle Ages Tatev was the great center for education and science, as the most famous Armenian medieval university was located here.
  • A way back to Halidzor by aerial tramway and returning to Yerevan

 

 Overnight: hotel in Yerevan

 

 Day 7

  • Transfer to the airport, according to your flight time
  • Departure

 

The price of the tour per person – 781 EUR

Single Supplement – 59 EUR

The price of the tour includes:

  • Airport transfers
  • Aaccommodation in DBL room at 3* hotels (4 nights)
  • Breakfasts and 5 lunches
  • Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Visa fee
  • Transportation service (comfortable air-conditioned vehicles)
  • English speaking guide service for all days
  • All admission fees
  • Wine degustation in Areni
  • The fee of the cable car  “Wings of Tatev”

The price doesn’t include:

  • Flights
  • Medical insurance

Why book with Arara?

  • Guides with 5+ year experience
  • Licensed air conditioned transport
  • Central located hotels
  • Overnight in regions*
  • 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.

Guaranteed Tour Dates 2017

June 11 – 17

 

July 30 – August 5

 

September 3 – 9

 

October 1 – 7

 

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