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Gastronomy day trip to Garni Temple & Geghard Monastery,local Lunch master class

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Charenc Arch, Geghard Monastery, Garni Temple, Local Restaurant

Route Duration: 5 hours

Stops on the Charenc Arch, Geghard Monastery, Garni Temple, Local Restaurant :
  • Geghard Monastery Road - The next stop will be is the Monastery complex of Geghard. St. Geghard symbolizes the lance with which the Roman centurion pierced Jesus after crucifixion. Later the lance had been brought to Armenia and kept in Geghard Monastery for 5 centuries. The complex presents Armenia of 13th century, which is considered to be the Golden Age of the country’s architecture. However, the most astonishing part of this complex is its architectural solution churches drilled into the solid rock that were constructed in accordance to the rules of Armenian architecture. Geghard Monastery is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
  • Garni Temple - Garni Temple (77 A.D.) is another historical site included to this tour. It is the only standing heathen temple in the whole post-Soviet area. The temple gracefully stands on a high plateau overlooking the Azat river gorge. The surrounding area itself is incredibly beautiful. The greek-roman bath house with the mosaic, made out of 30,000 pieces of natural stones, as well as the ruins of the royal palace, will take you to 3rd century A.D.
  • Noyan Aygi - Garni Temple (77 A.D.) is another historical site included to this tour. It is the only standing heathen temple in the whole post-Soviet area. The temple gracefully stands on a high plateau overlooking the Azat river gorge. The surrounding area itself is incredibly beautiful. The greek-roman bath house with the mosaic, made out of 30,000 pieces of natural stones, as well as the ruins of the royal palace, will take you to 3rd century A.D.
Attractions on the Charenc Arch, Geghard Monastery, Garni Temple, Local Restaurant :

The Monastery of Geghard / Garni Temple

Operates: This fantastic tour will introduce you to the exotic Pagan history of Armenia, and show the later development and spread of Christianity in the country. The first stop is near Charent’s arch which was names in honour of Armenian poet Eghishe Charents, who loved this place and used to visit it frequently.

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Important Information
Departure Point
You may start this tour at any of the stops listed.
Departure Time
10:00 AM
Duration
5h
Return Details
You may disembark at any of the available stops.
Inclusions
  • Pick up from hotels located in city center (per request)
  • Delicious full Armenian local lunch (starters,salads,main course, soft drinks)
  • Joining different local master classes
  • New and comfortable vehicles with WIFI on board
  • A professional and knowledgeable friendly guide
  • Refreshments during tour (bottle of water, local sweet "Gatta")
  • Entrance Fee
Exclusions
  • Accommodation
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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By: Yerani Travel
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WhereveWhatever
Philippines
10
Great Time in Armenia
Thank you to the wonderful and very accommodating staff of Yerani Travel specially to the 3 amazing tour guide. At
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Maps399328
20
Mr Wilson
Very good day out. Punctual, accommodating (they pick you up from your hotel). Safe and comfortable ride.
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yeonjua2020
11
Highly recommendable tour
The tour was interesting, inspiring and informative. Lunch was delicious. Special thanks to the guide.
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RobertaY8
31
Everything was great! Guide Aida, driver Kostya and Tospia restaurant! I really recommend this tour in Yerevan!
Very nice way to visit Yerevan and get to know the history of the city and a bit more of Armenian culture. All the
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srksuhas
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
81
Best service and Guide
It was good decision to book a trip to South Armenia with Yerani travel. Illeana, our tour guide was too
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Genzy2092
10
Unforgettable
They were so accommodating and approachable! We were late on our tour but they gave us free ride to catch our bus
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Vittoria, Italy
196
Best tour company in Yerevan
I was mid december in Yerevan and used multiple times this great company running 4 day tours from Yerevan.
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GrandTour731994
Athens, Greece
20
Armenia Sightseeing
Yerani Travels is the best way to explore Armenia. Just book your day trips from the available options and get
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10
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Do Love Armenia .... ❤️❤️❤️ We are very thankful to Yerani Travel staff, they really made our trip to Armenia...
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haykp2020
10
Thank you Yerani Travel...Armenia
We travel....a lot, and this was an epic adventure! What we saw was amazing but even more impressive was the
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10
New Year tours with Yerani Travel
We took several tours with 18 people and multiple languages from this company. It was organized very well, logical
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Hayk G
20
Best tour agency
We took two group tours with this company. Both tours (to Garni-Geghard and Tsaghkadzor-Sevan-Dilijan) were well
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10
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127
Informative, comfortable and well-organized private tour
Very informative and comfortable private tour guided by knowledgeable Srbuhi and excellent driver Daniel. It was
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New York City, New York
127
Wonderful tour with Lucine well-organized by Yerani travel
Wonderful experience all together. Everything from a very attentive customer service provided by Galina at booking
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