PRIVATE Guided tour to Echmiadzin mother cathedral & Zvartnots on LUXURY cars

Cultural & Theme Tours in Vagharshapat

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We organize unique and appealing tours on luxury cars with a high level of comfort and safety that isso important in mountains. Our guides and drivers drew unique routes to make your trip even more interesting. We will pass through villages, gardens, fields and let you feel the beauty of Armenian Highland. If you are interested in *History, looking for discovering *Fascinating View & Landscape, like to travel in *Comfort and value *Safety, then you are in right place.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Saint Hripsime Church, Vagharshapat, Armavir ProvinceThe first stop of this tour will be the St. Hripsime Church that was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Built in the 7th century, this is one of the diamonds of Armenian architecture. It is one of the oldest Armenian churches and is known for its fine Armenian-style architecture of the classical period, which has influenced many other Armenian churches since.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Mother See of Holy EtchmiadzinEtchmiadzin mother Cathedral is the main religious center for all Armenians.It is considered to be the first Christian cathedral in the world and is in the list of UNESCO Heritage Sites.Duration: 40 minutesStop At: Echmiadzin Historical & Ethnographic Museum, Vagharshapat, Armavir ProvinceNext to mother Cathedral is located the Echmiadzin museum where are guarded priceless gifts that were donated to Armenian church during its 1700 years of existence.The sacred relics are kept here:* The spear by which the body of Christ has was pierced* The fragment of Noah's Ark* John Baptist's patella* A piece of the wooden cross on which Jesus was crucified* The fragment of the crown of thorns of the Savior etc.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Zvartnots Temple, Vagharshapat, Armavir ProvinceThe last but not least point of the tour are the ruins of the ancient temple Zvartnots.Ruins of this temple fascinate tourists every day. Located in front of the saint mountain Ararat it looks beautiful and is one of the most fascinating tourist sights in Armenia.Duration: 40 minutes

What’s included

  • Snacks & Water

What’s not included

  • Lunch - Meals are not included in the tour's price. By request, the guide can recommend you the restaurant where you will get the best quality-price mix.
  • Entrance fee to Echmiadzin museum and entrance/guide to Zvartnots temple is not included in price.
  • Entry/Admission - Echmiadzin Historical & Ethnographic Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Zvartnots Temple