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Day 1: Yerevan Garni Gegard Echmiacin zwartnoc Chorwirap Areni vine Norawank Goris

Stop At: Yerevan Botanical Garden, Acharyan str. 1, Yerevan 0040 Armenia
Republic Square, Yerevan

After visiting Mother Armenia Statue We proceed to Republic Visit

Erebuni Museum Visit COGNAC FACTORY STOP ; AT After Armenia's conversion to Christianity in the early fourth century, it was converted into a royal summer house of Khosrovidukht, the sister of Tiridates III STROP AT :top at:Visit to the Khor Virap Monastery - from here a beautiful view of Mount Ararat opens stop at:Visit to Areni winery , tour inside the factory and wine tasting stop at:(Bird) Cave, Areni, Vayots Dzor Province ancient cave where 5500 years old shoe has been found stop at :Noravank Monastery Noravank is a 13th-century Armenian stop at :Echmiadzin MonasteryJesus Christ descended from heaven and indicated the spot for a church to be built. Echmiadzin is the residence of the Supreme Catholicos of all Armenians and the center of the Armenian Apostolic Church. the magnificent Zvartnots Temple was constructed in the 7th century. All these churches
Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
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Day 2: Zorac Qarer Karahunj Shaqi Waterfall Khndoresk Kapan

Stop At: Goris Rock Forest, Goris Armenia
Zorac Qarer Karahunj Shaqi Waterfall Khndoresk Kapan
Duration: 5 hours

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Day 3: Kapan Megri

Stop At: Halidzor Fortress, 1 km Southwest From Kapan Village, Kapan Armenia
STOP AT: CITY KAPAN Kapan is a city in Southern Armenia. Surrounded by steep mountains, built along the river, Kapan is full of pink Soviet apartment blocks, some of them creeping up the mountainside in steps STOP AT:Baghaberd Fortress STOP AT:Vahanavank Monastery STOP AT:Shikahogh State Preserve Meghri is a city in Southern Armenia. Although the village of nearby Agarak is the crossing point into Iran, this is the last major centre and the gateway for those entering. STOP AT :Fortress Megry. Built in the 17th century STOP AT :Church of St. Sargis Pokr Taha. Built the 17th century STOP AT :Ethnographic houses (17th - 20th centuries.)

STOP AT:Karahunj (Armenian: Քարահունջ; also Romanized as K’arahunj, Karaundzh, and Karahundj) is a village and rural community (municipality) in Armenia in Syunik province known for archaeological site Zorats Karer, located 4 km south of the city of Goris. The National Statistical Service of the Republic of Armenia (ARMSTAT) reported its population was 1,303 in 2010,[2] up from 1,254 at the 2001 census.[3]


Duration: 4 hours

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Day 4: Halidzor Tatew Karabach

Stop At: Tatev Monastery, Tatev Armenia
stop at : Tatew The longest cable-way in the world (approx. 6 km), which was registered in the Guinness book evelopment of the Tatev Monastery began in the 9th century when it became the seat of the bishop of Syunik. In his History of the Province of Syunik, historian Stepanos Orbelian describes the construction of a new church near the old one in 848 through the financial assistance of Prince Phillip of Syunik.

stop at : dadywank Dadivank Monastery, which is the largest monastic complex in Artsakh-Karabakh and one of the true masterpieces of Armenian medieval architecture. It is located in the northwestern part of Martakert district of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic
Duration: 5 hours

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Day 5: Sevan sewanawank Noratus Dilijan

Stop At: Dilijan National Park, Dilijan Armenia
stop at : is first mentioned as a settlement in the Middle Ages, when it was a much larger settlement. The bronze-age megalithic fort near the village points to the notion that Noratus is one of the most ancient continuously inhabited settlements in Armenia stop at : lake sevan monastery sewanawank

According to an inscription in one of the churches, the monastery of Sevanavank was founded in 874 by Princess Mariam, the daughter of Ashot I[1] (who became a king a decade later). At the time, Armenia was still struggling to free itself from Arab rule.

Duration: 5 hours

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Day 6: Enoqawanq dilijan

Stop At: Dilijan National Park, Dilijan Armenia
Yenokavan known as Krdevan until 1935, is a village and summer resort in the Tavush Province of Armenia.

The village is a few kilometers north of the regional capital of Ijevan, close to the main highway. The canyon behind the village is lush with forest, river and has caves with interesting carvings.

A group of adventurers called "Yell Extreme Park" team, are planning to install the longest zip-line in Yenokavan,

stop at :The change of the status of Dilijan State Reserve to Dilijan National Park was conditioned by several objective reasons, such as inevitability of commercial activity in the area, presence of numerous settlements, including Dilijan town with its mineral water resorts, Yerevan-Ijevan railway line passing through its whole territory and others. Currently, the general plan of the national park is under development, including the clarification of the borders and mapping of economic, recreational and buffer zones of the national park.


Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
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Day 7: Lori castle Dedropark Sanahin Haghpat Akhtala Oromair Odzun Mmonastery,Gyumri

Stop At: Dilijan National Park, Dilijan Armenia
stop at :Lori Fortress is an 11th-century Armenian fortress located near the Lori Berd village in Lori Province, Armenia. The fortress was built by David Anhoghin to become the capital of Kingdom of Tashir-Dzoraget in 1065. stop at :Sanahin Monastery is an Armenian monastery founded in the 10th century in the Lori Province of Armenia. stop at : monastery haghpat complex, the Cathedral of Surb Nishan, probably begun in 976, was completed in 991 by king Smbat. It is a typical example of tenth century Armenian architecture, its central dome rests on the four imposing pillars of the lateral walls.

stop at : monastery Between 1887 and 1889 the French archaeologist Jacques de Morgan discovered 576 rectangular stone sepulchers, along with cultural items made of clay, bronze and iron near Akhtala dating back to the 8th century BC.[3][5] The settlement of modern Akhtala was known as Agarak in the 5th century.[3][4] The fortress was almost certainly built on top of Bronze and Iron Age foundations.[3] STOP AT : stop at : Odzun m,onastery Catholicos St John the Philosopher Odznetsi (717–728) was born in Odzun, a village in the Tashirq province of the Gugarq state. At first he was educated in the parochial school of the church of the Mother of God in Odzun. Then he studied under the teacher Theodoros Qrtenavor in Aragatzotn province of Ayrarat state. He was elected his Holiness Catholicos in 717. In 719 when Caliph Omar heard of Odznetsi's holiness, he invited him to Damascus stop at :The fortress was built on top of a hill, and the full fortification took a decade after the first stones were laid in 1834. The fortress is a 360-degree round structure made of black stone, from which it gets its name. After Russia's loss in the Crimean War, Sev Berd was upgraded and designated a "first-class" fortress. It never underwent a siege, but was of strategic importance in victories over the Turks in subsequent wars that lasted through 1878. The fortress was downgraded to "second-class" status in 1887, after the final Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878 that saw Russia gain strongholds in Kars and Batumi.

stop at:Yererouk dates back to the 4th and 5th centuries. It is located in the Shirak canton of the Ayrarat province of Ancient Armenia. Not much is known about the founders of the basilica. However, the church was renovated during the 11th century by the efforts of King Hovhannes-Smbat's wife.

stop at :The fortress was built on top of a hill, and the full fortification took a decade after the first stones were laid in 1834. The fortress is a 360-degree round structure made of black stone, from which it gets its name. After Russia's loss in the Crimean War, Sev Berd was upgraded and designated a "first-class" fortress. It never underwent a siege, but was of strategic importance in victories over the Turks in subsequent wars that lasted through 1878. The fortress was downgraded to "second-class" status in 1887, after the final Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878 that saw Russia gain strongholds in Kars and Batumi
Duration: 6 hours

No meals included on this day.
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Day 8: Sevan Goshawank Hagarcin Dashtadem Fortress Ovanawank Yerevan

Stop At: Gyumri's Central Park, Gayi Str, Gyumri Armenia
lake bar restaurant stop at :St. Astvatsatsin Church in Haghartsin (1281) is the largest building and the dominant artistic feature. The sixteen-faced dome is decorated with arches, the bases of whose columns are connected by triangular ledges and spheres, with a band around the drum’s bottom. stop at : Goshavank was erected in the place of an older monastery once known as Nor Getik, which had been destroyed by an earthquake in 1188. Mkhitar Gosh, a statesman, scientist and author of numerous fables and parables as well as the first criminal code, took part in the rebuilding of the monastery. stop at sevan lake stop at : stop at :St. Astvatsatsin Church in Haghartsin (1281) is the largest building and the dominant artistic feature. The sixteen-faced dome is decorated with arches, the bases of whose columns are connected by triangular ledges and spheres, with a band around the drum’s bottom. stop at : Goshavank was erected in the place of an older monastery once known as Nor Getik, which had been destroyed by an earthquake in 1188. Mkhitar Gosh, a statesman, scientist and author of numerous fables and parables as well as the first criminal code, took part in the rebuilding of the monastery. stop at :The oldest part of the monastery is the single nave basilica of St. Karapet (i.e. Holy Forerunner, John the Baptist) that was founded at the beginning of the fourth century by St. Gregory the Enlightener, who baptized Armenia into the world’s first Christian nation. The wooden roof of the early church was replaced in 554 AD with a thatch cover, and the basilica itself underwent profound renovation between 1652 and 1734.

stop at :Dashtadem Fortress ( is a substantial fortress of the 10th to 19th centuries located at the southern outskirts of Dashtadem village in the Aragatsotn Province of Armenia. In a cemetery 1.7 km (1.1 mi) south of Dashtadem, lies the restored 7th-century Kristapori Vank which may be viewed in the distance from the fortress.[1]

Duration: 5 hours

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Day 9: Mount Aragats Amberd Fortress Yerevan

Stop At: Yerevan Brandy Factory, Admirala Isakova ave 2, Yerevan 0004 Armenia
Kari Lake in mountain Mount Aragats pronounced [ɑɾɑˈgɑts]; formerly is an isolated four-peaked volcano massif in Armenia. Its northern summit, at 4,090 m (13,420 ft) above sea level, is the highest point of the Lesser Caucasus and Armenia. stop at : Amberd is a 7th-century fortress located 2,300 meters (7,500 ft) above sea level, on the slopes of Mount Aragats at the confluence of the Arkashen and Amberd rivers in the province of Aragatsotn, Armenia. The name translates to "fortress in the clouds" in Armenian.
Duration: 1 hour

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Departure Point
Yerevan, Armenia

Traveler pickup is offered
yerevan airport hotels CITY CENTER

Ports
yerevan
Duration
9 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • driver fuel parking
Exclusions
  • hotel/hostel/guide
  • Entry/Admission - Yerevan Botanical Garden
  • Entry/Admission - Tatev Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Dilijan National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Gyumri's Central Park
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  • Not wheelchair accessible
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