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ARMENIA / 6 days

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Overview
It’s a pleasure to welcome to Silk Road Armenia Travel Agency.

Welcome to dreamland Armenia. Experience a beautiful and light holiday in the most hospitable country accompanied by the kindest people of the world. The miracles of nature and culture are waiting for you to explore them. Be treated with the best of the best; you deserve it!

This unique tour will give you the opportunity to discover the natural, cultural and the delicious wonders of Armenia. You will visit the most wonderful holy places and will explore the secrets of Armenian cuisine and life.

Note:

Vernissage / Armenian handicraft market / is open only on Saturdays and Sundays

On Monday all museums are closed/ Matenadaran is also closed on Sundays /

Zvartnots monument is closed on Mondays

Ejmiatsin Cathedral is under restoration and the visit to Ejmiatsin will be comprised of the other churches and monasteries there
What to Expect
Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival / 30 km, 15 min. drive /

Stop At: Zvartnots International Airport, Yerevan, Armenia
Arrival at the Zvartnoc airport and transfer to the hotel.
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: overnight at 5* Hotel

Day 2: Yerevan – St. Gayane – St. Hripsime – Zvartnoc - Yerevan / 70 km, 1 hour 10 min. drive /

Stop At: The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots, Manushyan St, Vagharshapat Armenia
Breakfast. We will start the excursion to centuries-old monuments. We will visit the Churches of Saint Gayane and Hripsime. St. Gayane churche’s design has remained unchanged despite partial renovations of the dome and some ceilings in 1652. Saint Hripsime Church is a seventh century Armenian Apostolic church in the city of Vagharshapat. The current structure was completed in 618 AD.

We’ll continue the trip to Zvartnots Temple, which was built on 7th century by Nerses Builder. Currently there are only ruins of Zvartnots, but which has not lost its mystery over the years. Drive back to Yerevan. (B)

Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: overnight at 5* Hotel

Day 3: Yerevan – Khor Virap –Noravank – Areni - Yerevan / 265 km, 4 hours 25 min. drive /

Stop At: Khor Virap, Artashat, Lusarat Armenia
Breakfast. Take trip to Khor Virap Monastery (4-18th cc.). This monastery is very prominent because of its history; Gregory the Illuminator, who introduced Christianity to Armenia, has been imprisoned there about 13 years as at that time there was a prison in the place of the monastery. Here we can enjoy the spectacular view of the sacred Ararat Mountain - an immortal symbol of Armenia. We will continue our tour to Noravank - a monastery of XII century situated among amazing sheer rocks on the bench of a twisty gorge. This is the only monastery where we may find a unique sculpture of Father God. On our way back we will visit village Areni which is considered to be an important center of wine production industry. You are welcome to taste its excellent wine. Return to Yerevan and overnight there. (B)
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: overnight at 5* hotel

Day 4: Yerevan /city tour /50 km 50 min. drive and approx. 6 hours’ tour /

Stop At: Yerevan Brandy Factory, Admirala Isakova ave 2, Yerevan 0004 Armenia
Breakfast. We will start the tour with the tour in the capital of Armenia: Yerevan. For ages this city has been known as a “pink city” because of the color of the stone it has been built with. So we will visit Republic square, Mashtoc Avenue, the House of Opera and Ballet after Aram Khachatryan, the park “Cascad”. Then we will visit the Manuscript Museum of Armenia, which is called Matenadaran; here all ancient Armenian Manuscripts are kept. Then we should visit Erebuni museum and Genocide Memorial known as Tsitsernakaberd. Overnight in the hotel. (B)
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: overnight at 5* hotel

Day 5: Yerevan - Garni –Geghard - Yerevan / 90km, 1.5 hours’ drive/

Stop At: Garni Temple, Geghard Monastery Road H3, Garni Armenia
Breakfast. Take trip to Garni. This Pagan Temple was built in the 1st century AD. It is the only temple that has been preserves from the Pagan times in Armenia. It was devoted to the god Mihr, who was the god of cleanness. In 1679 it was destroyed by earthquake. In the 1975 the Temple was restored. Then we will continue our trip to Geghard Monastery. Its name came from the legendary lance that was used to pierce the body of Christ. It has been kept here for centuries. Though the exact foundation of the monastery is unknown, the present complex was built in the mid – 13th century. Get back to Yerevan and overnight at hotel. (B)
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: overnight at 5* hotel

Day 6: Departure / 30 km, 15 min. drive /

Stop At: Zvartnots International Airport, Yerevan, Armenia
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
From Zvartnots International Airport
Departure Time
10:00 AM
Duration
6 days
Inclusions
  • 5x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 5 nights
  • Accomodation in hotels in DBL rooms
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • AC Transportation
  • All entrance fees to monuments mentioned in the program
  • A bottle of water per day per person
  • Entry/Admission - Zvartnots International Airport
  • Entry/Admission - The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots
  • Entry/Admission - Khor Virap
  • Entry/Admission - Yerevan Brandy Factory
  • Entry/Admission - Garni Temple
Exclusions
  • Travel insurance
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Air Tickets
  • Visits outside the program
  • Other meals not mentioned in the program
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 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
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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: Silk Road Armenia
37 reviews
rukaiyahahmid
10
Amazing Armenia
Spent 3 days two nights with Silk Road Armenia and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves with guide Tigran and driver
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LightOfTheWest
Strasbourg, France
132
Many, many thanks to our tour guide, Sam, for making this a memorable holiday!
We booked an 11 days tour through Tucan travel ("Georgia & Armenia Experience tour"), through which we could visit
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tristan123F
30
Very good excursion.
We visited Erevan with a french speaking guide that spoke french very good. Her name is Zarouhie Gasparyan. It was
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Gabespeaks57
21
Beautiful Armenia
This was a wonderful experience. Armenia is a beautiful country and so interesting. Our guide Anush was so
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Rubylips_13
Melbourne, Australia
148101
Great experience, would recommend
I booked a 21 day trip though Georgian holidays who partner with Silk Road for one week of our tour. The company
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soloca777
Yerevan, Armenia
20
Lovely Armenia
We had the most remarkable tour with Silk Road Armenia. Not only everything was perfect, but we felt, in every
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Ani S
40
One of the best tours in my life :)
Silk Road is a lovely company to buy a holiday from, excellent advice and support from their staff. Always a
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410elissa
Doha, Qatar
21
First Trip to Armenia
This was our first trip to Armenia and all I can say is that it was very unforgettable. It was here where we
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Muhammedrafi K
10
Armenia Interesting place
everything is fine, it was unforgettable trip. I am really appreciating Ms. Anoush , she is very talented person.
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arielrc66
Qatar
11
Unforgettable Tour
Just to express our greatest appreciation to Silk Road Armenia especially to our Tour Guide Ms. Anush for a
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mohammad a
10
Appeciation Review
Good Day, I just wanted to take the opportunity to thank you firm for arranging a wonderful trip for us.
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mtp0729
121
Helpful Guide
We recommend Silk Road Armenia for private tour specially out of Yerevan. Our guide Lianna is so attentive and
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harpreets1091
10
Glimpse of Armenia
Well its was an wonderfull experience with silk route . "ANUSH" A wonderfull guide having every content of
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germain n
10
Wonderful Armenia
What a paradoxe! An awesome country but fewer tourist. Silk road provides an excellent and flexible service. Our
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Qusai N
10
Amazing Travel Agency - Q
I came to Yerevan for a 5-day visit with the Agency and I was impressed by their professionalism and hospitality.
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