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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
  • See the oldest tree in teh whole CIS
  • Taste the famous zhengyalov hats national dish of Karabakh prepared of extremely tasty local herbs

Day 1

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

 

Overnight: hotel in Yerevan

 Day 2

  • Trip  to Khor Virap monastery – a historic site located amidst the Ararat Valley
  • Stop in Areni village famous for local wines
  • Trip to Halidzor village, from where you’ll take the world’s longest rope way (5,7 km)  “Wings of Tatev” which stretches over the Vorotan River gorge to the monastery of Tatev.
  • Stop in Goris for an overnight
  • Day 2 detailed

    Yerevan – Khor Virap – Areni – Tatev – Goris

    The day will start with a trip to the South of Armenia 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. Here you will stop at a local winery for tasting some of locally produced, exquisite wines. After the tour, you will head 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. In the evening you will be in Goris – the town of red roofs and green gardens.

    Overnight: hotel in Goris

 Day 3

  • Trip to Khndzoresk cave town
  • Trip to Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh)  – the region of Armenia unique by its nature and beauty.
  • Visit to the heroic town of Shushi. Tour around 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
  • Day 3 detailed

    Goris – Khndzoresk – Nagorno Karabakh – Shushi – Jdrduz canyon – Stepanakert – Shushi

    This day you will continue to explore Syunik region. The tour will start with a trip to the 19th century Khndzoresk cave town. The hanging bridge heading to picturesque rock formations and gently inviting nature makes this place one of Armenia’s most popular sites.

    Some time later will start an amazing trip to Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh)  – the region of Armenia unique by its nature and beauty. Here you will stop in the heroic town of Shushi that used to be the administrative, cultural, political and religious center of the whole Karabakh. In Shushi, you will visit the city museum and the picturesque canyon of Jdrduz. Next you will head to the capital of Artsakh – Stepanakert – a nice city with friendly people and a cozy atmosphere. Return to Shushi

    Overnight: hotel in Shushi

 Day 4

  • Trip to Skhtorashen village to see the Skhtorashen sycamore (Tnjri)
  • Trip to Amaras Monastery
  • Return to Shushi
  • Day 4 detailed

    Skhtorashen village – Amaras Monastery – Shushi

    The day will start with a 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 will continue to the early medieval Amaras Monastery where the first Armenian school was founded in the 5th century by Mesrop Mashtots – the creator of the Armenian alphabet. Return to Shushi

    Overnight: hotel in Shushi

Day 5

  • Trip to the monastery of 13th century – Gandzasar (“The Treasure Mountain” in Armenian’)
  • Trip to Dadivank monastery surrounded by fantastic nature
  • Trip to Lake Sevan, the “Blue Pearl of Armenia” and one of the highest freshwater lakes in the world at 1900 meters above the sea level
  • Day 5 detailed

    Gandzasar Monastery – Dadivank – Sevan- Yerevan

    This day you will have a 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. Next you will have a trip to Dadivank Monastery is surrounded by fantastic nature. The legend says that the first monastery chapel of the 1st century that stays even today was built on the grave of Dadi – the apprentice of Thaddeus apostle. The day will end with a trip to Lake Sevan, the “Blue Pearl of Armenia” and one of the highest freshwater lakes in the world located at 1900 meters above the sea level

    Overnight: hotel in Shushi

Day 6

  • Free day in Yerevan
  • Day 6 detailed

    Free time in Yerevan, when you can visit the numerous museums (Matenadaran, History museum, Sergey Parajanov’s museum) souvenir shops or local food market of the capital. If the day is week-end, you can also visit Vernissage open market to buy national souvenirs and hand-made crafts.

     Overnight: hotel in Yerevan

 Day 7

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

 

The price of the tour per person – 721 EUR

Single Supplement – 69 EUR

4* Hotel  supplement – 54 EUR

The price of the tour includes:

  • Airport transfers
  • Aaccommodation in DBL room at 3* hotels (4 nights)
  • Breakfasts and 4 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”
  • 1 bottle (0,5 l) of water per day
  • Local SIM card

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 2018

May 27 – June 2June 10 – 16July 29 – Aug 4
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Sept 2 – 8Sept 30 – Oct 6 Any date
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Guaranteed Tour Dates 2019

May 26 – June 1June 16 – 22July 28 – Aug 3
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Sept 4 – 10Sept 25 – Oct 1 Any date
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