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$29 Cultural & Theme Tours

Sevan Lake, Tsakhkadzor Rope Way, Kecharis Monastery Tour

Be transferred from Yerevan to Sevan lake. Sevan Lake is your first stop and is on the Sevan peninsula with Sevanavank. Enjoy a fantastic view of the "Blue Queen" of Armenia. The moving onto Tsaghkadzor, the valley of flowers. Here you will take the rope way up to the mount. After a short walk enjoy tea or coffee with the fresh air of Mount Teghenis. Afterwards move back to Kecharis Monastery. Lunch is not included but can be arranged in Sevan. The restaurants in Sevan lake are famous for fish (Ishkhan or trout) or in Tsaghkadzor in a local restaurant. You will then be transferred back to Yerevan.

$59 Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip to Garni,Gegard and Lake Sevan

The tour starts 9:30 in the morning. You will be picked up from hotel and your first stop will be the Arc of Ararat, where you can enjoy the fantastic view of mount Ararat. You will then move onto Garni pagan temple, which is the only pagan temple in Armenia. Pagan Temple referred to as the well known symbol of pre-Christian Armenia that was converted into a royal summer house. Then you will be taken to UNESCO listed Geghard monastery complex of 13th century. The tour continues to Sevan lake and Sevanavank, where you can enjoy the lunch with Sevan lake Iishkhan (trout). You will then be transferred to Yerevan.

$1125 Multi-day & Extended Tours

8-Day Armenia and Georgia Tour

Armenia and Georgia have wonderful nature, immortal monuments, oriental hospitality, unique ethnic cuisine, fascinating folk music and dances and warm, family atmosphere. Your will have unforgettable impressions and enjoy warm atmosphere.Day 1:Pick up from Zvartnots International Airport and transfer to Yerevan. Welcome Evening. Evening walk in the city.Day 2:Breakfast in the Hotel. Tour to Khor Virap Monastery. The monastery is famous for its location, especially for the view of the Biblical Mount Ararat. Tour to Noravank Monastery. Lunch at the “Garandzav”Cave restaurant. Visit Jermuk: the natural mineral water resort of Armenia. Return to Yerevan.Day 3:Breakfast in the hotel . Tour to Geghard medieval monastery, listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Participation in Armenian bread “Lavash” baking. Tour to pagan temple Garni. Continue to the blue eyed pearl of Armenia-Sevan lake. Lunch in a restaurant next to the lake. Overnight in Dilijan.Day 4:Breakfast in the hotel . Visit to Haghartsin Monastery (X- XIV centuries). A trip to Haghpat Monastery (10th c.) and Sanahin monastic complex (10th c.), both are included in the UNESCO's World Heritage List. Drive to Tbilisi. Evening dinner and overnight in Tbilisi.Day 5:Breakfast in the hotel. Visit Jvari temple. Visit Mtskheta city, which is the first capital of Georgia. The main three sites in this city are Svetitskhoveli Cathedral, Samtavro Temple, Bebris Tsikhe Fortress. Uplistsikhe Cave town, which was founded in 1000 BC and was a sacred temple spot during pre-Christian period. Lunch in a restaurant. Return to Tbilisi.Day 6:Breakfast in the hotel. Visit Sighnaghi. The city is famous for the production of wine and traditional carpets and also for its unique nature and architecture. Sighnaghi is known as a "Love City" in Georgia. Visit Bodbe Convent where the first apostle of Georgia St. Nino is buried, St. Stephen and St. George churches and finally walk the narrow and interesting streets. Dinner in Tbilisi.Day 7:Breakfast in the hotel . Tbilisi sightseeing including Old Tbilisi, Shota Rustaveli avenue, Sharden’s street, the Bridge of Peace, Metekhi Church (13th c.), Narikala fortress (4th c.), monument "Kartlis Mother" ("Mother Georgia"), monument to Vakhtang Gorgosali, founder of Tbilisi. Tbilisi Funicular at Mount Mtatsminda, where you can enjoy panoramic view of the city. Good bye dinner with national music and dances. Return to the hotel.Day 8:Breakfast in the hotel. Check out and transfer to Tbilisi International Airport.

$112 Private & Custom Tours

Best of Armenia - private 2 days trip from Tbilisi

See the best of Armenia in this 2-days trip starting from Tbilisi. On the first day you will cross the border with Armenia, drive along the curvy mountain road with sights of abandoned Soviet towns. After a couple of hours you will reach the picturesque Sevan lake, which is the second largest alpine lake in the world. The clear blue water, the old stone monastery and the giant mountain surrounding the lake create a stunning landscape. After a short break for a lunch or coffee in one of the nearby traditional cafés by the lake you will proceed to Yerevan, the famous capital city. Here you will visit the ancient impressive Cascade with gardens, monuments and galleries. Also the Old town of Yerevan and the Victory park with an amazing view over the Ararat mountain are on the schedule for the City tour. On the next day you will visit the pagan temple of Garni, which dates back to III. century B.C. Next stop is the legendary Geghard monastery, where the spear that pierced the body of Jesus Christ is believed to been kept.  From there you will visit go through Alaverdi and visit the beautiful Haghpat monastery, which is included in the UNESCO World Heritage list. Back to the border again, it´s only about an hour drive to Tbilisi, where we finish our tour.

$105 Day Trips & Excursions

Private Full-Day Tsaghkadzor, Kecharis, Lake Sevan, Sevanavank Tour from Yerevan

The starting point and time of the tour can be adapted to your preferences.  The first stop is Tsaghkadzor city in the Valley of Flowers, one of Armenia's most popular winter resorts, located on the eastern slope of Teghenis Mountain and surrounded by virginal woods and alpine meadows.Continue to the nearby Kecharis monastery, which dates back to the 11th century and includes four churches and the half-destroyed mausoleum of Grigorius Pahlavuni, who financed building the monastery. After stopping for lunch (own expense) at a lake-shore restaurant, continue to the Sevan Lake, a freshwater lakes located at around 1900m above sea level. The final stop is Sevanavank monastery, which was built on the Sevan peninsula in 874 by the order of King Ashot Bagratuni's daughter, Princess Mariam. Your tour ends back in Yerevan.

$670 Cultural & Theme Tours

10-Day Exploration of Armenia and Nagorno Kharabagh

Day 1: (D only)Arrival at Zvartnots International airport, pick up to your 3-star hotel (one of the best ranked hotels in Yerevan), and welcome dinner.Day 2: (B/L/D)After breakfast you will be taken to Garni pagan temple which is the only pagan temple remaining in Armenia, then afterwards is a visit to Gegard monastery, one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites. Lunch will be at Geghard Gorge with a fantastic view and then back to the hotel in Yerevan.Day 3: (B/L/D) Breakfast at the hotel then a trip to Tsakhkadzor (Valley of Flowers), a very famous resort in the summer and winter. You'll then continue your trip to Sevan Lake, where you'll stay overnight in Sevan or Tsaghkadzor (a 4-star hotel)Day 4:(B/L/D) Breakfast at the hotel then to Noratus, which is the biggest crosstone yard (2500 Khachkars). Then onwards to Selim Qarvansaray. Lunch will be provided where you can relax on the river bank, then on to Jermuk (overnight in Jermuk in a 3-star hotel).Day 5: (B/L/D)After breakfast at the hotel, you will be taken to the Jermuk waterfall and water gallery, and afterwards move to Goris. Afterwards, you'll be travelling to the Old Goris caves at night (this is optional). At the end of the day, you'll be staying overnight in Goris in a 4-star hotel.Day 6:(B/L/D)After breakfast, you'll move on to one of the most exciting days of the tour. You'll visit Tatev monastery , which is the biggest monastery complex in Armenia; to get there, you'll use the longest cable car in the world. After lunch with a breathtaking view of Tatev Gorge, the group will continue to Nagorno Kharabagh. On the road, you will visit the city of Shoushi, the capital Stepanakert, and then to Vank village. Overnight will be at the 4-star hotel right at the mountain with clean fresh air and gorgeous views.Day 7:(B/L/D)In the morning enjoy a traditional village breakfast with natural products from the region. Then you'll visit one of the most beautiful monasteries, Gandzasar, that translated means a treasure mount and fully deserves its name. Then back to Goris for the overnight stay again. Day 8:(B/L/D) After breakfast, you'll travel to Noravank monastery and have lunch there at the monastery overlooking a view of the cliffs. Afterwards you'll be taken to Khor Virap and then back to the 3-star hotel in Yerevan.Day 9:(B/L/D)Free day in Yerevan to peruse the city at your leisure. Day 10: (B only)The tour program is over, and you'll be transported from the hotel to the airport. Please note: The tour includes breakfast, lunch and dinner (except on Days 1 and 10), plus hotel accommodation for the whole period.

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