Full-Day Tour to North Armenia

Tours & Sightseeing in Yerevan

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• Visit Armenian’s best-known treasures, including the monument of Armenian Alphabet, Sanahin and Haghpat monasteries, the medieval Sanahin bridge, all three of them are included on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site. • Learn about the history of Armenian Alphabet, about the history, culture, and important figures of this province • Discover the wonderful natural views in Province Lori. • Enjoy your lunch by the tasting of traditional Armenian dishes.
The tour will start in the morning with pick up from your hotel. • You will cross the beautiful Aragatsotn Province hills as you drive west from Yerevan in an air-conditioned vehicle. You will arrive at village Artashavan which is the home of the monument of Armenian Alphabet. Here you will find giant 39 stone letters dedicated to the founder of Armenia's alphabet. • Your tour will make its second stop in Sanain village where the medieval Sanahin church is located. It's one of the greatest Medieval monasteries of Armenia with beautiful architecture. The complex has numerous khachkars (stones with elaborate engravings representing a cross) and bishop gravesites scattered throughout it. • After lunch, you will make a stop in Alaverdi town, where the medieval Sanahin bridge is located. It's one of the most significant architectural constructions of medieval Armenia. The bridge is located above narrow and fertile banks of the River Debed flow. The basalt bridge with its bewitching outlines, type of stone and colour combines with the picturesque surrounding becoming its inseparable treasure. • Finally, the tour heads to Hagpat village, where you will enjoy postcard-perfect landscapes and medieval Hagpat Monastery complex which has a unique architecture including the unusual gavit, the defence of the monastery. Haghpaht had a significant influence on Armenian culture. The Sanahin Bridge along with the monasteries of Sanahin and Haghpat is on the UNESCO World Heritage list.In the evening return to Yerevan, drop off at the hotel.

What’s included

  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

What’s not included

  • Airport/Departure Tax