ARMENIA GUARANTEED DEPARTURES 2017
Every Friday starting from 10 April till 06 November 2016 Minimum Participant 2 pax – Maximum Participant 15 pax Step back in time to explore the secrets of the oldest Christian nation in the world.
ARMENIA-GEORGIA GUARANTEED DEPARTURES 2017
Minimum participants 2 pax Experience the unique spirit of Caucasus from breathtaking nature scenarios to magnificent medieval architecture and ancient culture.
WINE & DINE TOUR
These 8 day gourmet discovery combines fine wines and authentic local cuisine with unspoiled sceneries and centuries-old cultural treasures.
Treat yourself to this once in a lifetime hiking vacation seeking out off the beaten, pristine trails and discovering the best of this little known part of the world.
Drive your way through the roads of colorful Armenia with our unique fly-drive tours.
SILK ROUTE TOUR
Journey along this historic Silk Route to explore the modern culture and ancient civilization in one tour.
Armenia Guaranteed Departures 2017
|March 10||March 16|
|March 31||April 06|
|April 14||April 20|
|April 28||May 04|
|May 12||May 18|
|May 26||June 01|
|June 09||June 15|
|June 23||June 29|
|July 07||July 13|
|July 21||July 27|
|August 04||August 10|
|August 18||August 24|
|September 22||September 28|
|October 13||October 19|
|November 03||November 09|
|November 17||November 23|
Day 1:Fri: Departure from home country
Day 2:Sat: Arrival - Yerevan city tour
Duration ~ 4-5 hours. Breakfast Only. Arrival at the Zvartnots airport. Meet and greet transfer, accommodation at the hotel.In the morning meet your tour guide and start city tour around Yerevan. Visit Tsitsernakaberd. Walking through Memorial park and visit museum of the victims of Genocide. Lunch time.Visit Vernisage flea market, the place to get a little taste of Armenia, to see the fusion between national traditions,art & crafts with contemporary taste.Visit fruit market and Cafesjian Show Room. Overnight in Yerevan.
Day 3:Sun: Yerevan - Garni - Geghard - Sevan
Duration ~ 6-7 hours.Breakfast Only. Drive to Geghard monastery inscribed in UNESCO World Heritage list. Geghard monastery is the unsurpassable masterpiece of the 13th century Armenian architecture. Some of the churches of the complex are masterfully hewn in a huge rock. Due to its construction Geghardavank serves the best place for singing spiritual songs. The complex is rich in subtle sculptural embellishments and many striking khachkars (cross-stones). Departure to Garni Temple. Garni temple which towers over a triangular cape, is the unique survived example of heathen culture in Armenia. After adopting Christianity in 301 the pagan temple lost its significance and the fortress of Garni became the summer residence of the kings. Nowadays the ruins of the royal palace and the bathroom with a stunning mosaic work can be found near the temple. Return back to Yerevan. Visit open air market Vernissage that bustles with hundreds of vendors selling a variety of crafts on weekends. The market offers woodcarving, antiques, fine lace, and the hand-knotted wool carpets and kilims that are a Caucasus specialty. Overnight in Yerevan.
Day 4:Mon: Yerevan - Khor Virap - Etchmiadzin - Zvartnots
Duration ~5-6 hours. Breakfast Only. Sightseeing tour to Khor-Virap monastery the importance of which is connected with Gregory the Illuminator, who introduced Christianity to Armenia. It is a wonderful masterpiece situated on top of a hill. The monastery looks like a castle where everybody has the hint to sit and dream while admiring the beauty of the church. The highlight is the stunning view to the biblical Mt. Ararat.Lunch time Drive to Echmiadzin – the place where the only Begotten descended. Holy Echmiadzin is the whole Armenians’ spiritual center and one of the centers of Christianity all over the world. Return to Yerevan with a stop at the ruins of Zvartnots temple - the pearl of the 7th century architecture which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage. Overnight in Yerevan.
Day 5,6:Tue , Wed: Offered additional daily tours for extra payment*
Breakfast Only. *Yerevan - Ashtarak - Hovhannavank - Amberd - Yerevan. *Yerevan - Talin - Aruch - Gyumri - Yerevan. *Wine tour in Aragatsotn region - Letter park - Armas winery - Mughni. *Active tour in Tavush region Offered additional two day tours for extra payment (one overnight outside)*. *Yerevan - Dilijan - Goshavank - Haghpat - Sanahin - Saghmossavank - Ria Taza - Yerevan. *Yerevan - Noravank - Tatev - Goris - Khndzoresk - Karahunj - Yerevan.
Day 7:Thu: Departure home!
Transfer to the airport and departure.