Armenia Highlights 2017

Day 1

Arrival / Yerevan City Tour

-Arrival in Zvartnots International Airport

-Transfer Airport-hotel / Check-in at the hotel. Rest

-Start city tour around vibrant capital of Yerevan: Republic Square, Opera House

-Cascade Monument, which is an open-air museum of modern art with hanging gardens and fountains.

- Atop the monument you will get to Victory Park with the Monument to Mother Armenia gorgeously towering over the city

-Visit Tsitsernakaberd Memorial built in memory to the victims of Genocide

-Visit open-air flea market of Vernissage, where you can find handmade souvenirs, ancient rugs, jewelry and puppets (open only on weekend)

Day 2

Yerevan / Echmiadzin / Zvartnots / Yerevan

-Breakfast at the hotel

-Departure to Echmiadzin, the religious center of all Armenians

-Visit Echmiadzin Cathedral (4th c., UNECO), the oldest Christian church ever

-Continue to the ruins of Zvartnots Temple (7th c., UNESCO).

Optional: Visit "Voskevaz" Winery, which prides for wide range of wine and keeps old Armenian wine making traditions Here you will be introduced to old Armenian wine making traditions and have a chance to taste selected wines. (Extra cost)

-Return to the capital

Meals:
 Breakfast

Day 3

Yerevan / Tsakhkadzor / Lake Sevan / Dilijan / Yerevan

-Breakfast at the hotel

- Proceed to ski resort town of Tsakhkadzor, translated as "flower valley"

-Take a cable car to the top of Teghenis Monument to get the best panoramic view to the forested mountains

-Departure to Lake Sevan "the Pearl of Armenia" and the 2nd highest mountainous lake in the world

-Sightseeing on the peninsula. Visit Sevanavank Monastery and stunning view of the lake

Optional: Boat trip on the lake for an hour (Seasonal activity, starting from 10 pax - 150 USD in total)

-Visit to Dilijan, resort town popular as "Little Switzerland in Armenia"

-Photo stop at Sharambeyan Street known as Old Dilijan complete with craftsman workshops, a gallery and a museum.

-Drive back to Yerevan

Meals:
 Breakfast

Day 4

Yerevan / Garni / Geghard / Yerevan shopping

-Breakfast at the hotel

-Departure to Geghard Monast ery, which is hewn out from the cave and included in the UNESCO World Heritage

Optional: Choir performance of national and spiritual songs in Geghard. The architectural peculiarities of the monastery produce an authentically holy and mysterious reverberation of sound, almost a divine echo (Extra cost)

-Visit Garni Temple from 1st c., the only preserved pagan temple in the Caucasus

-Drive back to Yerevan

-Transfer to the biggest malls in Yerevan for shopping

-Leisure time on your own

Meals:
 Breakfast

Day 5

Departure

-Transfer to the airport. Departure home



Stay ,Transfer,Sightseeings and Meals as per the above Itineraries.

Airfares,Visa and Government Service Tax.