Day 1 Arrival Yerevan-Transfer to Yerevan hotel
Depart from your country and start a nice journey to Caucasus Region. Arrive in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia. Our representative will meet you at the airport and transfer to hotel, check – in. Free time to relax.
Day 2 Yerevan City Tour –Vernissage 10 am - 3pm
A variety of options await to be explored during your Yerevan city tour. The tour begins with a visit to Mother Armenia, a statue which was constructed to replace a monumental statue of Joseph Stalin. Visit Tsitsernakaber and shopping at Dalma Garden Mall.
Thereafter, you will head to the Cascade, a giant stairway in the capital city which links downtown Kentron area of Yerevan with the Monument neighborhood. The stairs afford walkers unobstructed views of central Yerevan and Mount Ararat. From the Cascade, you will be heading to the Opera House. A visit to the Republic Square awaits you next. The Square is famous for the dancing water fountains located at the north-eastern end along the National Gallery. The buildings around the Square are made of rose and white Armenian tufa stones and provide a great insight into the architectural heritage of Armenia. The next thing to see in Yerevan is Winter Park. Here you will be welcomed by Santa Claus and his elves. You will enjoy the ice-hills, ice-rink, festive Christmas atmosphere and feel the magical spirit of Lapland.
If you are looking for some shopping during your holiday to Armenia, Vernissage (open only on week-ends) is the place to be. Hundreds of vendors selling a variety of crafts and souvenirs will leave you spoilt for choice. Woodcarving items, antiques, and wool carpets can also be bought from here.
All in all, an enjoyable and exhilarating experience awaits you in Armenia – a highly exuberant and endearing country.
Day 3 Yerevan – Garni – Geghard – Tsaghkadzor 10am-4pm
Within our tour we will be in the valley of Azat river where there are many historical and atural monuments. We will go to the Pagan Temple of Garni. The Pagan Temple of Garni is the only non-Christian temple currently standing in Armenia The architectural complex of Garni was Armenia's foremost center of Hellenistic culture and the summer residence of Armenian kings. Drive to the unique caved temple St. Geghard (12th -13th cc.), the name of which means “holy spear” in the honor of the long-preserved spear, the same spear that pierced the body of crucified Christ. At the moment this spear is kept in the museum of Etchmiadzin. Geghard Monastery is included in the UNESCO World Heritage list (2000). Drive back to Tsaghkadzor.
Day 4 Tsaghkadzor - Lake Sevan - Dilijan – Tsaghkadzor 10am-4pm
Today we will visit Lake Sevan – the emerald of Armenia, a beauty under the sky. Lake Sevan is considered to be one of the largest sweet water lakes in the world, situated at an altitude of 1,897 meters above sea level. Climb on peninsula from where the fascinating view on the Lake is open. Visit Sevanavank monastery.
Enjoying the beauty of nature we will drive to Dilian. Dilijan is one of the most important resorts of Armenia, famous for its amazing surroundings, situated in Dilijan National Park. This small city, lost in forests and mountains with alpine meadows around, is home to numerous Armenian artists, composers, and filmmakers . Visit Haghartsin monastery. Drive to Tsaghkadzor.
Day 5 Tsaghkadzor Hotel - Airport Transfer
· 2 N accommodation at Double Tree by Hilton Yerevan
· 2 N accommodation at Marriott in Tsaghkadzor
· Daily buffet breakfast at hotel
· Return airport transfers
· Tours based on private
· Intercity transfers based on private
· Transportation service in comfortable vehicles
· Professional driver
· On-tour support to the passengers in Armenia
· All local taxes
· Guide service during the tour
· Meals during the tour
· Garni entrance fee
· Jeep tour to Azat Canyon
· Tsaghkadzor ropeway fee
· Travel insurance
· Items of a personal nature