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Duration: 5 days / 4 nights
Location: Armenia & Nagorno-Karabakh
Price: 531 EUR
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 Travel to Nagorno-Karabakh – 5 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

  • Visit the country standing on the crossroads of the East and West
  • Enjoy the view of Biblical Mount Ararat
  • Soak up the beauty spread all over Shushi
  • Experience authentic rural life of Karabakh
  • Taste the famous zhengyalov hats national dish of Karabakh prepared of extremely tasty local herbs

Day 1

Yerevan

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

 

Overnight: hotel in Yerevan

 Day 2

Yerevan – Noravanq – Shushi

  • Travel to the south to Vayots Dzor region through Ararat Valley
  • Visit to Noravanq medieval monastery (13th c) situated amidst amazing red rocks
  • Trip to Nagorno-Karabakh – 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.
  • Excursion around the city museum and trip to the picturesque Jdrduz canyon.
  • Day 2 detailed

    YerevanNoravanqShushi

    Your trip will continue to the Southern direction through Ararat Valley. Nowhere else the Biblical Ararat has such a magnificent view. You will continue your trip to Vayots Dzor region where through a narrow canyon you will reach Noravanq medieval monastery (13th c) situated amidst amazing red rocks.

    Trip to Nagorno-Karabakh – the region of Armenia unique by its nature and beauty. Visiting 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 Jdrduz canyon.

    Overnight: hotel in Shushi

Day 3

Shushi – Gandzasar – Tigranakert – Stepanakert – Shushi

  • Trip to the monastery of the 13th century – Gandzasar (“The Treasure Mountain” in Armenian)
  • Trip to Tigranakert, an ancient town founded by Tigran the 2nd in the 1st c. B.C.
  • Visit to the museum where all the archaeological finds are shown
  • Visit to the symbol of Artsakh (Karabakh) – the monument “We and our Mountains”
  • Walk around the capital of Artsakh – Stepanakert
  • Visit to the local market
  • Return to Shushi
  • Day 3 detailed

    Shushi-Gandzasar-Tigranakert-Stepanakert-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 trip to Tigranakert, an ancient city founded by Tigran the 2nd in the 1st c. B.C. Visiting the museum where all the archaeological finds are shown. The excavations in Tigranakert are still going on. Visiting the symbol of Artsakh (Karabakh) – the monument “We and our Mountains”. The capital of Artsakh – Stepanakert – is a nice city with friendly people and cozy atmosphere. Small walking through Stepanakert, visiting the local market. Returning to Shushi.

    Overnight: hotel in Shushi

Day 4

Shushi-Tatev-Yerevan

  • Trip to Halidzor village
  • Visit to the gem of Armenian medieval architecture – Tatev Monastery
  • A way back to Halidzor by aerial tramway and returning to Yerevan
  • Day 4 detailed

    Shushi-Tatev-Yerevan

    Trip to Halidzor village, from where you’ll take the world’s longest aerial tramway (5,7 km)  “Wings of Tatev” 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 5

  • Transfer to the airport, departure 

The price of the tour per person – 531 EUR

Single supplement – 53 EUR

 

Trip Detailed Information

  • The price of the tour includes:

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

    The price doesn’t include:

    • Flights
    • Medical insurance
  • You will spend 2 nights in Yerevan and 2 nights in Shushi (Nagorno-Karabakh):

    Hotel in Yerevan: 3* Cascade Hotel is located in the city center within walking distance of the main attractions:

    Hotel in Shushi: Avan Shushi Plaza

    • 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 / Autumn
    • long pants/jeans, long sleeve blouses, light raincoat, jacket, comfortable waterproof shoes, umbrella

    • Summer
    • T-shirts, shorts, long sleeve blouses for evening, sandals, umbrella, sun protection, sun glasses, sunhat

    • Winter
    • Warm coat, warm wool sweater, long warm trousers, long boots (waterproof), scarf, gloves

  • Summer tour is a small group English guided tour: Groups are up to 14 persons from different countries. Vehicle size depends on number of people. Up to 5 people travel in Minivan Mercedes Vito 7 seats. Starting from 6 – 14 persons travel in Minibus Mercedes Sprinter 17 seats.

Why book with Arara?

  • Guides with 5+ year experience
  • Licensed air conditioned transport
  • Central located hotels
  • The best price in the market for high-quality service
  • 3000+ satisfied clients per year

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