Garni, Tatev, Karahundj, Zvartnots, Echmiadzin/ 4 days in Armenia from Yerevan

This 4 day tour program gives you an opportunity to explore both the capital of Armenia - Yerevan and the main popular destinations in Armenia.

Duration 4 days
Pickup Hotel pickup available
Voucher Mobile ticket
What's included :
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle according to the number of participants
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Entry/Admission - Garni Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Zvartnots Temple
What's excluded :
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Tatev ropeway tickets
  • Tsaghkadzor ropeway tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Wings of Tatev

Day 1: Garni, Geghard

Stop At: Garni Temple, Geghard Monastery Road H3, Garni Armenia
The pagan temple Garni was built in the 1st century AD by the armenian king Trdat. The temple Garni is the only monument connecting with the era of paganism and Hellenism, dedicated to the sun god Mithra.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Monastery of Geghard, Near Goght Village, Geghard Armenia
The Monastery Geghard was built in the 4th century by The First Armenian Catholicos - Gregory the Illuminator.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Noravank, Tatev, Karahunj

Stop At: Noravank Monastery, NoravankMonastery Road Amaghu Valley, Areni 3604 Armenia
One of the wonderful monuments of medieval Armenia - the Monastery of Noravank dates back to XIII—XIV centuries.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge), Sisian Armenia
Karahunj or Karahunj Observatory is also known as Zorats Karer or Zorats Kar is a megalithic composition of Bronze Age tombs (cists, dolmens or tumuli) and over 220 standing stones (menhirs).
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Wings of Tatev, Tatev Gateway, Halidzor 3218 Armenia
The Wings of Tatev is the longest cable car in the world (5.7 km)
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Tatev Monastery, Highway 45, Tatev 3218 Armenia
The pearl of medieval Armenian architecture Tatev Monastery was built in the 9th-13th centuries. In translation from the old Armenian (grabar) "tatev" means "give wings". Indeed, located at a great height, it seems that Tatev stretches upward to the sky. The walls seem to be a natural extension of the rock that raises it so high.
Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Yerevan - Echmiadzin

Stop At: Echmiadzin Monastery Complex, Vagharshapat 1101 Armenia
The word “Echmiadzin” means a place where “the only begotten son of the God descended”. According to a legend, Jesus Christ descended from heaven and indicated the spot for a church to be built. Echmiadzin is the residence of the Supreme Catholicos of all Armenians and the center of the Armenian Apostolic Church.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Saint Gayane Church, Issy-les-Moulineaux St., Vagharshapat Armenia
7th century church in Echmiadzin. Is listed in the UNESCO World’s Cultural Heritage Sites.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Saint Hripsime Church, Mesrop Mashtots St., 85 Near the Echmiadzin Monastery Complex, Vagharshapat 1101 Armenia
7th century church in Echmiadzin. Is listed in the UNESCO World’s Cultural Heritage Sites.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Zvartnots Temple, Yerevan-Vagharshapat Highway Near the Echmiadzin Monastery Complex, Vagharshapat 1101 Armenia
One of the brightest landmarks of medieval Armenian architecture – the magnificent Zvartnots Temple is constructed in the 7th century. Is listed on the UNESCO World’s Cultural Heritage Sites.

Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: Tsaghkadzor - Lake Sevan

Stop At: Kecharis Monastery, Khachatur Kecharetsi St, Tsakhkadzor 2310 Armenia
Translated from Armenian the word “Tsakhkadzor” means the Gorge of Flowers. In the north-western part of Tsakhkadzor one can find the 11th century monastic complex of Kecharis.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Monastery Sevanavank, next the Holy Mother of God Church, Sevan Armenia
In the northwest part of Sevan Lake, on a narrow rocky peninsula, there stands one of the most prominent examples of medieval Armenian architecture – Sevanavank Monastery. It was founded in 874 AD by princess Mariam.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
Departure Point :
Traveler pickup is offered
Please mention the exact location you want to be picked up at.
Departure Time :
9:00 AM
Return Detail :
-
Hotel Pickup :
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by Land of Noah Travel Agency

Activity ID: V-92438P71

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