Best of Armenia - private 2 days trip from Tbilisi

Cultural & Theme Tours in Tbilisi

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See more of Caucasus region on this interesting and comfortable tour to Armenia. The 2 days trip starts in Tbilisi and includes the most significant and striking sights of Armenia such as the lake Sevan, the beautiful Haghpat monastery, the ancient Garni pagan temple and of course Yerevan, the capital of Armenia.
ItineraryDay 1: Travel to YerevanStop At: Haghpatavank, Haghpat, Lori ProvinceThe first stop is the beautiful monastery of Haghpat (UNESCO World Heritage Site) in the town of Alaverdi, which is famous for its partly abandoned copper mines and factories from the Soviet era. The time seems to stand still hereDuration: 1 hourStop At: Lake Sevan, Lake Sevan, Gegharkunik ProvinceAfter 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. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Cafesjian Center for the Arts, YerevanNext stop is 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. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Victory Park and Statue of Mother Armenia, YerevanNext stop is 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. Duration: 30 minutesNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: Travel to TbilisiStop At: Garni Temple, Garni, Kotayk ProvinceToday you will visit the pagan temple of Garni, which dates back to III. century B.C. and is a unique example of wonderfully preserved Hellenestic architecture in this regionDuration: 1 hourStop At: The Monastery of Geghard, Geghard, Kotayk ProvinceNext stop is the legendary Geghard monastery, where the spear that pierced the body of Jesus Christ is believed to been kept. The monastery is the absolute must-see on any Armenia tour because of its stunning architecture, interesting history and many relics.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Noy Yerevan Brandy Factory, YerevanArmenia is famous for its world-class brandy and you are invited to tour one of the oldest Brandy factories in Armenia and taste their exclusive spirit. Duration: 1 hourNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • Private tour with English speaking driver-guide
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Brandy tasting tour in Yerevan
  • Haghpat monastery, Alaverdi, Sevan lake, Yerevan, Garni temple, Geghard monastery
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Entry/Admission - Garni Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Noy Yerevan Brandy Factory

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Souvenirs
  • Accommodation

Itinerary

Day 1: Travel to Yerevan Stop At: Haghpatavank, Haghpat, Lori Province The first stop is the beautiful monastery of Haghpat (UNESCO World Heritage Site) in the town of Alaverdi, which is famous for its partly abandoned copper mines and factories from the Soviet era. The time seems to stand still here Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Lake Sevan, Lake Sevan, Gegharkunik Province 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. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Cafesjian Center for the Arts, Yerevan Next stop is 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. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Victory Park and Statue of Mother Armenia, Yerevan Next stop is 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. Duration: 30 minutes No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
Day 2: Travel to Tbilisi Stop At: Garni Temple, Garni, Kotayk Province Today you will visit the pagan temple of Garni, which dates back to III. century B.C. and is a unique example of wonderfully preserved Hellenestic architecture in this region Duration: 1 hour Stop At: The Monastery of Geghard, Geghard, Kotayk Province Next stop is the legendary Geghard monastery, where the spear that pierced the body of Jesus Christ is believed to been kept. The monastery is the absolute must-see on any Armenia tour because of its stunning architecture, interesting history and many relics. Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Noy Yerevan Brandy Factory, Yerevan Armenia is famous for its world-class brandy and you are invited to tour one of the oldest Brandy factories in Armenia and taste their exclusive spirit. Duration: 1 hour No meals included on this day. No accommodation included on this day.
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