4 Nights 5 Days
Destinations : Yerevan City – Tsakhadzor – Dilijan – Garni – Geghard – Vernissage
On arrival at Zvartnots International Airport you will be Meet and transferred to the hotel in Yerevan. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan.
Arrival at Zvartnots International Airport. Meet and greet to Yerevan. Transfer to your selected hotel. Start exploring Yerevan which is also named “Pink City” for buildings with pink color which gives the stone “tufa”. It’s an old and ancient city therewith considered also a modern and splendid city. Start your tour from Republic Square which was build 1950s by the project of Tamanian 20 years of after his death. Walking through the Northern Avenue, which is the modern part of the capital and considers to be the heart of Yerevan. Afterwards we are next to Opera House and Swan Lake where we can have photo stop. Continue to Cascade monument which is an open-air museum. Climbing up the stairs you will enjoy the fascinating view of Yerevan. Walking through memorial park and stop by the Mother Armenia Monument. Later proceed to Tsakhadzor Town (Gorge of Flowers) – town of forested mountains. Walking tour around the city. Opportunity to ride up the rope way which will take you to the peak of mount Teghenis mount from where opens breathtaking view to the forested town. Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan. (B)
The you will proceed to Lake Sevan which is going to be one of the highlights if your trip. Climb the stairs up on the peninsula from where opens a fascinating view to the “blue-eyed” lake. Sightseeing tour on the peninsula. Lake Sevan is considered to be one of the largest sweet lakes in the world at an altitude of 1897 meters above sea level. Our next stop will be Dilijan, so called Armenian “Switzerland”. Here we can have a walk through a museum street of Dilijan looking around the architectural masterpieces from 19th century. Dilijan visiting Haghartsin Monastery (13th c.) which is located in the woodlands of Dilijan. Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan. (B)
After breakfast depart to Geghard Monastery (13 th c.) – a monastery which is hew out from a cave. The monastery had been originally named Ayrivank meaning "the Monastery of the Cave". The name commonly used for the monastery today, Geghard, or more fully Geghardavank meaning "the Monastery of the Spear". The monastery is also included in the UNESCO World Heritage list. Continue our journey to Garni Pagan Temple from 1st century. Garni is the only Hellenistic temple existing nowadays in Armenia. Drive back to Yerevan to visit Vernissage flea market which offer many kinds of national souvenirs, jewelry and many traditional items. You can also visit Dalma Garden Mall for some shopping. Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan. (B)
Check out from the hotel and transfer to Zvartnots International Airport for your next journey. (B)
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