Day Trip: Tatev Ropeway, Monastery,Karahunge, Shaki waterfall,Areni Winery,lunch

Day Trips & Excursions in Areni

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Taste the oldest wine and ride the longest ropeway in the world on our amazing 14-hour tour! Travel by air-conditioned vehicle with professional guide using free Wi-Fi on board and tasting local sweets and dishes.The tour will take you to Karahunge, the Armenian Stonehenge, which is a whopping 2500 years older than the world famous Stonehenge. Later  we will arrive at the longest double track airway tramway in the world (approx. 6 km). The Wings of Tatev will take us straight to the 9th century Tatev Monastery. Here you will see the Harsnadzor Watchtower and Devil’s Bridge, which is a natural viaduct formed on the river. The next stop is Shaki Waterfall. It is located in Syunik Province. During this trip you will also have a chance to visit Areni, that is known for its spectacular history in wine-making. As part of the tour, guests will taste the most famous dishes of traditional Armenian cuisine.
The tour will take you to Karahunge, the Armenian Stonehenge, which is a whopping 2500 years older than the world famous Stonehenge. This is one of the most mystical spots on our planet and is yet to be explored!A place that can’t be missed whilst in Armenia is Tatev Monastery, which once was the educational and spiritual center of Armenia. It’s built on a high plateau in the Vorotan river gorge, and is surrounded by breathtaking mountains and dense forests. You can reach here riding the world’s longest cableway Wings of Tatev. During your ride, you will enjoy a spectacular view over one of the most beautiful spots in Armenia (if not in the world).The next stop is Shaki Waterfall. It is located in Syunik Province. On the left side of the river Vorotan’s gorge, basalt lava flows have solidified to form a ledge 18 meters high from which the waterfall cascades down.During this trip you will also have a chance to visit Areni, that is known for its spectacular history in winemaking, bearing the name of one of the oldest grape varieties in the world. So if you are a Wine connoisseur, don’t miss out on the opportunity to visit Areni and all of its vineyards.As part of the tour, guests will taste the most famous dishes of traditional Armenian cuisine. The dishes are unique with their taste and appetizing aroma, characteristic only for Armenian cuisine.

What’s included

  • Air-conditioned vehicles
  • Professional guide service (English and Russian)
  • Lunch
  • Areni wine tasting
  • Local sweets and bottled water
  • Pick up at your hotel in the city center
  • Fuel surcharge
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Flight ticket
  • Accommodation
  • Travel insurance
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Gratuities
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