Adventure & More !
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Travelling with your family or as a couple & looking to add some excitement to your regular tour?
Jump in and explore Armenia in different way!
Departure TimePlease arrive by 9:15 AM for a prompt departure at 9:30 AM.
Return TimeApproximately 8:30 PM.
Dress CodeCasual. Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat, light jacket.
IncludedAir-conditioned TransportAirport TransfersBreakfastEntry FeesHotel AccommodationHotel pickupLight RefreshmentsPersonal Guide
Not IncludedAir TicketDeparture TaxesTravel InsuranceVisa fee
Day 1: Arrival - Yerevan City Tour (Victory Park- Cascade Complex – Armenian National Opera & Ballet Theatre – Northern Avenue - Republic Square- Vernissage – Ararat Brandy Factory)
Arrival at Zvartnots International Airport. Transfer to the hotel by our representative and check in at the hotel. Our Yerevan City tour starts with a visit to Haghtanak Zbosaygi (Victory Park). The park is named Victory Park in commemoration of Soviet Armenia’s participation in World War II. You will see the famous Mother Armenia Statue - the female personification of Armenia. Moreover, we can visit the Military Museum underneath the huge statue of Mother Armenia. From here you can enjoy the panoramic view of Yerevan and the biblical Mount Ararat. During the tour we will visit the Cascade complex, famous for being one of the tourist attraction sites and holding many modern art pieces. The complex has a giant stairway made of limestone; it links the downtown area of Yerevan with the Monument neighborhood. We will continue our journey to Northern Avenue with a stop at the Armenian National Opera & Ballet Theatre. The Northern Avenue is well known for its luxurious residential buildings, high-end branded shops & restaurants. Our next stop will be the Republic Square. It is the central town square in Yerevan. Tourists are advised to visit it at nights to enjoy the dancing fountains. Later we will proceed to Vernissage, the famous flea-market in Yerevan. Visiting this market is a great chance to learn about the Armenian traditional handicrafts and to buy souvenirs. Our last stop is the famous Ararat Brandy Factory where we will taste Winston Churchill’s favorite Armenian brandy. Overnight in Yerevan.
Day 2: Yerevan – Etchmiadzin - Sardarapat Heroic Battle Memorial - Yerevan
Breakfast at the hotel. A short drive will take us to Etchmiadzin religious city. Historically, Etchmiadzin was called Vagharshapat, it was one of the ancient Armenian capitals. Visit Etchmiadzin Cathedral (world heritage site since 2000), the mother church of the Armenian Apostolic Church, it was the first cathedral built in ancient Armenia between 303-307 AD. Significant relics and remains of different saints are kept in a special museum in the Cathedral. Our next visit is Sardarapat Memorial and Museum which is a memorial complex to the battle of Sardarapat. It was constructed in the place of victorious battle of Sardarapat in 1918 between the Armenians and the Ottoman army. Armenians announced the independence of first Armenian Republic in the same year. It is worthy to mention that elderlies, women and even children participated in that heroic triumph. Our last stop will be the Armenian Genocide Memorial and Museum. This was the first genocide of the 20th century and aimed to leave one Armenian man to put him in a museum. Here, you will discover how Armenians resurrected again and have beaten death.. Overnight in Yerevan.
Day 3: Yerevan - Garni Pagan Temple - Geghard Cave Monastery - History Museum of Armenia -Yerevan
Breakfast at the hotel. A short drive will take us to Garni Pagan Temple - the only standing Hellenistic style pagan temple in the whole Caucasus and the Armenian historic highland. Here, we will feel the depth of the history and culture. This temple was a genuine witness of the birth of one of the ancient Armenian kingdoms, Arshakuni kingdom of Armenia, during the 1st century AD. Additionally, the temple had witnessed the adoption of Christianity in Armenia, 301 AD. We will proceed to Geghard Monastery which means the monastery of the spear. The story of this holy place is related to the spear that Jesus Christ was stabbed by. The other uniqueness of the abbey lies in the fact that part of it is engraved in the rock. It is worthy to mention that Geghard Monastery is a UNESCO heritage site. Return to Yerevan to visit the History Museum of Armenia which exhibits about 400, 000 art crafts of the Armenian Highlands from the prehistoric times to the middle ages and our days. It publishes works on Armenian architecture, archaeology, ethnography, history and carries out educational and scientific programs on Armenian history and culture. Overnight in Yerevan.
Day 4: Yerevan – Dzaghgatsor – Dilijan
After breakfast at the hotel we are heading to Tsaghkadzor, (flower canyon in Armenian) a small town located north of the capital Yerevan, well known by its Ski Resort, ropeway and beautiful Kecharis Monastery. After a short visit to the Monastery you will enjoy the spectacular view of the surrounding mountains from the ropeway and feel yourself in a unity with the nature. Our journey will go on by visiting one of the greenest parts of Armenia, Dilijan resort town. Here you will see one of the most famous alleys in Dilijan, Old Dilijan, known as Tufenkian Complex. Overnight in Dilijan.
Day 5: Dilijan- Haghardzin Monastery- Yell Extreme park
Breakfast at the hotel in Dilijan. Our first visit will be Haghartsin Monastery, situated in the heart of the nature just a few kilometers north to Dilijan. We will continue our tour to Yell Extreme Park which is an interesting adventure park in Tavush Province. Yell Extreme Park is a place where people fly, overcome obstacles, climb over rocks surrounded by extremely beautiful nature without any safety problem. The activities include Zip-line (5 different lines 135 - 750m. The height is approximately 200-300 m above the ground), Rope Park, Horseback riding Off-road Tours, Rock Climbing, Paragliding and Paintball. (Entrance fee not included) Overnight in Yell Park.
Day 6: Sevan Lake – Yerevan
Breakfast at Apaga resort. A morning drive will take us to Lake Sevan, the largest lake in the Caucasus and one of the highest ones in the world with fresh water, 1900 meters above sea level. There, we can visit Sevanavank (Monastery of Sevan) which is situated at the top of a small hill. Here you can buy some souvenirs from the local market, have a short boat trip according to the weather conditions. Return and overnight in Yerevan.
Day 7: Departure
Breakfast. Check out of a hotel. Transfer to Zvartnots International Airport.