Treasures of Armenia

Direction: Echmiadzin-Garni-Geghard
Saghmosavank-Ohanavank-Oshakan-/Amberd-Khor Virap-Noravank
Stepanakert-Gandzasar-Amaras-Hunot’s canyon-Shushi-Tatev-Stonhenge

Day 1
  • Arrival to Yerevan. Meeting. Transfer from airport “Zvartnots” to hotel. Little rest. We  start our tour from visiting  to   Matenadaran: museum of oldest manuscripts, Tsitsernakaberd: Genocide memorial 1915. Have your  rest at beautiful  Cascade. Overnight in Yerevan.
Day 2
  • Visit to Holy Mother St. Ecmiadzin Cathedral/ the second Jerusalim/, St. Gayane church, St. Hripsime church/roman Christian  martyr virgins /, Zvartnots Cathedral ruins, Ararat Brandy Company/tour by  Brandy factory and tasting Armenian brandy/. Visiting Open air handmad crafts pavilions “Vernissage”Overnight in Yerevan.
Day 3
  • Visit to Garni Pagan Temple : Greco-Roman style,  Geghardavank Cave monastery, where about  600 years kept the famous “Lance” that spear  Jesus Christ. Hiking to Stone symphony in canyon of Azat. Participation baking of Armenian bread “Lavash” and tasting delicious fish on the bank of Azat river restaurant . Overnight in Yerevan.
Day 4
  • Visit to Khor Virap Monastery, valley of Ararat, from where is very beautiful view to Biblical Ararat mount where has landed Noy’s Arch.  Visit to  Areni wine factory ,  wine tasting, visit to Yeghegnadzor  Noravank Monastery, visit to “Bird Cave” from where the archaeological group found the oldest Shoes/now it keeps in Armenian Historical Museum /. Overnight in Goris.
Day 5
  • After breakfast driving to Artsakh/Republic of  Karabagh/, visiting Stepanakert –city tour, driving to visiting to Gandzasar St Johan monastery, village Vank: Mouth of Lion, Sea stone. Overnight in Gandzasar, village Vank.
Day 6
  • After breakfast driving to Martuni region: Amaras St Grigoris monastery/where buried grandson of St Gregory  Illuminator/, visiting 2030years old Tnjri tree and hiking to Hunot Canyon /Natural Umbrellas/. Overnight in Shushi.
Day 7
  • After breakfast  we start our city tour in Shush: St Ghazanchetsots church, Shushi castel . Coming back to Yerevan. On the way visiting to Tatev, the longest air rope in the world “ Wing of Tatev”, Canyon of Vorotan, St Tatev monastery/here were kept St Maria’s hairs, the peace of St Cross, Bible/.  to Zorats qarer  “the oldest Stonehenge” in the world. Back / Overnight in Yerevan.
Day 8
  • Transfer to the airport. Departure.