Welcome to Jermuk


The town is entered via a bridge spanning a deep gorge high above the Arpa River; turn left at the end of the bridge, and then right at the small lake to reach the Hyatt Place Jermuk hotel, Gallery of Waters, and Jermuk Armenia Hotel and Health Spa.


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$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.

$820 Cultural & Theme Tours

7 days tour: Gorgeous Armenia

Tour directions; Day 1 – Arrival to Zvartnots Airport. Transfer to the Hotel. Free time. Day 2 – Khor Virap. Areni Birds Cave. Noravank. Tatev Monastery and Cable Car. Overnight in Goris. Day 3 – Khndzoresk – cave town and swinging bridge. Karahunj (Zorats Karer). Jermuk Waterfall and Water Gallery. Overnight in Jermuk. Day 4 – Selim Carvanserai. Noratus. Lake Sevan - Sevanavank. Dilijan. Overnight in Dilijan. Day 5 – Haghartsin Monastery. Goshavank. Tsaghkadzor Ski resort-Ropeway. Overnight in Yerevan. Day 6 – Small City Tour. Free time. Day 7 – Transfer to the Airport. Departure. Key information; Duration – 7 days/ 6 nights Best season – Year-round Number of guests: 2 and more  Transportation type: Mercedes ML, Viano or Sprinter PRICE INCLUDES • Airport transfers • Hotel accommodation(double occupancy) • Transportation service according to the program • Professional guide service • Meals: Breakfast • All entry fees • Ticket of Tatev Cable Car and Tsaghkadzor Ropeway • 1 bottle water per person per day in the car

$192 Day Trips & Excursions

Khor Virap Monastery, Noravank Monastery, Areni, Jermuk

This time our destination is Vayots Dzor region. The first stop will be in Khor Virap, then in Areni, where we will taste different types of wines, and after that we’ll leave for the masterpiece of architecture Noravank monastery, which will admire everyone with its beauty.Continuing our way we will visit Jermuk city, which is famous with its health resorts. Then we will taste mineral waters of different temperature and will visit famous waterfall in Jermuk city called “Mermaid hair”.Here is the schedule of the tour: 1. Khor Virap Monastery 2.  Paruyr Sevak’s house-museum 3. Areni- wine tasting 4. Noravank Monastery 5. Jermuk cityEnjoy a beautiful, sunny day and fresh air together with ONE WAY TOUR. P.S. Paruyr Sevak’s house-museum entrance fee is 300 AMD.

$950 Cultural & Theme Tours

Explore the South of Armenia in 5 days

Day1: Pick up from the airport and transfer to the hotel. Short sightseeing tour in Yerevan, during which you’ll get acquainted with the capital of Armenia. Tour to the only pagan temple left in Armenia – Garni. Nowadays the ruins of the royal palace and the bathroom with a stunning mosaic work can be found near the temple. Tour to Geghard monastery, which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Back to Yerevan. (L) Day2: Breakfast at the hotel. Tour to one of the three holy places in Armenia, Khor Virap monastery. Tour to Areni, a village in the Vayots Dzor province of Armenia best known for its wine production. Then comes Noravank, 13th-century Armenian monastery. Overnight in Jermuk. (L) Day3: Tour in spa city Jermuk. Then comes Khndzoresk, famous for its canyon with picturesque rock formations and ancient cave settlement. The artificial caves, some of which are currently used as stables and warehouses, used to be inhabited till the 1950s. Here the 160-meter long swinging bridge connects the two banks of the village, old and new Khndzoresk. You'll visit the Armenian Stonehenge - Karahunj. Overnight in Goris. (D) Day4: Tour to Tatev, 9th-century Armenian Apostolic monastery. The monastic complex stands on the edge of a deep gorge of the Vorotan River. To get to the monastery we'll take the cable car Wings of Tatev, that holds the record for longest non-stop double track cable car. Tour to Lake Sevan,  the largest body of water in Armenia and the Caucasus region, and one of the largest freshwater high-altitude lakes in Eurasia. On our way we'll visit Selim, which is the best preserved of all medieval caravanserais in Armenia, Noratus, medieval cemetery with a large number of early khachkars and Sevanavank monastery. Overnight in Sevan. (D) Day5: Tour to Tsaghkadzor, the ski resort, with forests and an ancient monastery Kecharis (11-13th centuries). Tsaghkadzor is one of the places in Armenia, where people go in summer to get away from the city life and the heat, for the fresh air in the mountains. In winter, the town is completely overtaken by skiers and people who just want to relax and enjoy the snow and scenery. The name of the city literally means “valley of flowers” or “flower canyon”. During the tour the ropeway will be optional. Transfer to the airport. (L)

$1365 Cultural & Theme Tours

Armenia and Nagorno - Karabakh in 8 days

Day1: Pick up from the airport and transfer to the hotel. City tour in Yerevan, during which you’ll get acquainted with the capital of Armenia. If wanted, museums can be included into the programme. (L) Day2: Breakfast at the hotel. Tour to one of the three holy places in Armenia, Khor Virap monastery, to Areni, a village in the Vayots Dzor province of Armenia best known for its wine production, Noravank, 13th-century Armenian monastery. Overnight in Jermuk. (L) Day3: Breakfast at the hotel. Tour in spa city Jermuk. Then comes Khndzoresk, famous for the 160-meter long swinging bridge and caves. You'll visit the Armenian Stonehenge - Karahunj. Tour to Tatev, 9th-century Armenian Apostolic monastery. The monastic complex stands on the edge of a deep gorge of the Vorotan River. To get to the monastery we'll take the cable car Wings of Tatev, that holds the record for longest non-stop double track cable car. Overnight in Goris. (D) Day4: Breakfast at the hotel. Tour to Nagorno-Karabakh, to Shoushi which has religious and strategic importance, housing the Ghazanchetsots Cathedral, the church of Kanach Zham, Shoushi fortress, Yukhari Govhar Agha Mosque, etc., Stepanakert, the capital and the largest city of the Nagorno-Karabakh. Overnight in Stepanakert.  (D) Day5: Breakfast at the hotel. Tour to 13th - century monastery Gandzasar, Dadivank monastery. Overnight in Sevan. (D) Day6: Breakfast at the hotel. Tour to Lake Sevan  and Sevanavank the monastic complex located on the peninsula. Tour to spa city Dilijan usually called Armenian Switzerland or Little Switzerland by the locals. Overnight in Yerevan. (L) Day7: Breakfast at the hotel. Tour to the only pagan temple left in Armenia – Garni. Nowadays the ruins of the royal palace and the bathroom with a stunning mosaic work can be found near the temple. Tour to Geghard monastery, which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Overnight in Yerevan. (L) Day8: Breakfast at the hotel. Tour to Etchmiadzin, one of the three saint places in Armenia. We will also visit St. Gayane and St. Hripsime churches, Zvartnots Cathedral. Cathedral and Churches of Etchmiadzin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Transfer to the airport. (L)

$31.36 Day Trips & Excursions

Group Tour: Lake Sevan, Selim Pass, Jermuk, Areni wine factory,traditional lunch

While staying in Armenia, you simply cannot miss the opportunity of visiting one of the country’s most renowned landmarks – the beautiful lake Sevan.The tour begins by climbing a flight of stairs to the Sevan peninsula – a pleasant morning work-out that will compensate itself with an unforgettable panoramic view of the lake from the top.. The trip will continue along the shore to reach Noratous, a village which is home to the largest collection of the Armenian Khachkars – stone stales engraved with a cross, designed to show the way to salvation. The next stop is Selim, or Vardenyats Pass. It is one of the highest mountain passes in Armenia at an elevation of 2.410 m above the sea level, located in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. After the trip will take you to Jermuk which is widely recognized with its curable water. What concerns the “finishing touch” to this tour, you will be given a chance to taste and even purchase Armenia’s renowned Areni wine cuisine!

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