Several millennia of knowledge


Transportation: comfortable bus with air conditioning from/to Zwartnotz airport

Accommodation: 10x hotel (all rooms with private shower/WC)

Meals: Half board (all days breakfast, 4x lunch, 5x dinner), two bottles (each 0,5 l) of water per day

Transfer: All transfers according to the program, ride on the ropeway

Tour guide: Qualified tour guide, 24 hours availability on site

Visit to a wine producer, acapella concert, visit to a brandy – distillery and brandy – tasting.

Not included:

Flight, insurance, alcoholic beverages, tips.

Planned program

Meals: B = breakfast / L = lunch/lunch package / C= coffee break / D = dinner.

Day 1: Arrival

Arrival to Yerevan. Transfer to the hotel.

Day 2: City tour

National Museum, Matenadaran – the world’s largest repository of Armenian manuscripts, dinner.

Overnight stay in a hotel in Yerevan (B/-/D)

Day 3: Drive to the Armenian plateau

Saghmosavank (13 th century) – monastery of the Psalms, Amberd fortress (10 th century), Haghpat monastery (10 th century) and Sanahin monastery (10 th century) – UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Overnight stay in Haghpat (B/L/-)

Day 4: Armenian Switzerland

Visiting the monasteries of Goshavankh (12th – 13th centuries) and Haghartsin (10th and 13th centuries), combining nature and architecture.

Overnight stay in Dilijan (B/-/D)

Day 5: Along the Silk Road

Selim (Orbelian’s) Caravanserai – height of 2410 meters above sea level,
Lake Sevan – one of the largest freshwater high-altitude (alpine) lakes in Eurasia,
Khachkar Field – the largest cross stone field in the world (9-14 th centuries).

Overnight stay in Goris (B/-/D)

Day 6: Wings of Tatev

The ancient cave village of Khndzoresk, enchanting landscape of Vorotan Gorge, Wings of Tatev – flight with the world’s longest (5752 m) reversible ropeway to the village of Tatev with its famous monastery complex.

Overnight stay in Goris (B/-/D)

Day 7: Wine trails
The oldest Wine Cave (6 th century BC), Monastery Noravank,
Khor Virap – as a pilgrimage site with the best view of Mount Ararat

Overnight in Yerevan (B/L/-)

Day 8: Paganism and Christianity – Religious Diversity

An exclusive acappella concert in the Geghard Rock Monastery (4 th century),short walk in Azat Gorge, visit to Garni Temple (1 st century), taste of tender homemade bread Lavash.

Overnight in Yerevan (B/L/-)

Day 9: Echmiadzin

Echmiadzin (4th century) – the First Christian Church in the World, Zvartnots Cathedral (7 th century), Magnificent View of the holy Mount Ararat, visit to a wine producer, guided tour and wine tasting.

Overnight in Yerevan (B/L/-)

Day 10: Time for souvenirs

Free time in Yerevan, then visit to the brandy distillery – brandy tasting.

Overnight stay in Yerevan (B/-/D)

Day 11: Journey home

Early morning flight back from Yerevan.

Program is subject to change!
Year of travel: 2021