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Visiting Khor Virap Monastery, Geghard Monastery, and Garni Temple in one day is tricky without a car. On this full-day tour, travel in a private air-conditioned vehicle to all three. Accompanied by a guide, depart from your hotel and make your way to Khor Virap Monastery, where you can take in views of Mt. Ararat. Admire the Greco-Roman-style architecture at Garni Temple. Explore the 13th-century Geghard Monastery complex and learn about its history from your guide.
Visiting the King Prison - Khor Virap Monastery complex✔ Visit to Areni winery , tour inside the factory and wine tasting ,and continue to the ancient cave where the oldest shoe was found✔ Continue to Noravank monastery✔ Visit to the world's longest reverse cable car “Wings of Tatev”✔ Visit to Tatev Monastery
The spectacular towering cliffs surrounding the monastery are part of the Azat River gorge, and are included together with the monastery in the World Heritage Site listing. Some of the churches within the monastery complex are entirely dug out of the cliff rocks, others are little more than caves, while others are elaborate structures, with both architecturally complex walled sections and rooms deep inside the cliff. The combination, together with numerous engraved and free-standing khachkars is a unique sight, being one of the most frequented tourist destinations in Armenia.
The monasteries at Garni, Geghard, and Lake Sevan are tricky to see in one day from Yerevan without a car. On this private customizable full-day tour, visit all three with a guide. Depart from your Yerevan hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle and make your way to the pagan temple at Garni. Continue on to the 13th-century Geghard Monastery before traveling on to Lake Sevan, where you can visit Sevanavank Monastery.
Marvel at Armenia’s UNESCO-listed monuments, architectural wonders, and spiritual centers on this 5-hour tour from Yerevan. Explore the ancient Echmiadzin Mother Cathedral, one of the world’s oldest cathedrals; visit the historic churches of St. Gayane and St. Hripsime; and admire the 7th-century Zvartnot Temple. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
Visit popular places of Armenia- Saghmosavank Monastery, Alphabet Monument, Amberd Fortress. On this half-day tour, travel in a private air-conditioned vehicle to all three.Experienced English/Russian speaking driver will assist you on the way.
Visit to the Echmiadzin Cathedral, the main church of the Armenian Apostolic Church. Nexs stop will 3 churches : Gayane, Hripsime, Shoghakat. Than you will visit Zvartnots temple, which in translation from ancient Armenian means ‘’Temple of the Vigil Angels",
Visit to the highland Lake Sevan, at an altitude of about 1900 m; the largest lake of the Caucasus. Area - 1240 km ². Visiting the monastery complex Sevanavank, a monastery on the northwest coast of Lake Sevan. At the end of the 8th century, several monks settled on the island of Sevan, who built their cells and a chapel here.
Skip the crowded group tours and avoid the risk of missing anything during your visit to Yerevan. This private tour takes you to the city's most important sites, including Republic Square, Victory Park, and the Opera House, while filling you in on the city's history and culture.
During the private tour to Garni,Geghard,Arch of Charents,Echmiadzin city You will enjoy the following:✅Visit to the only pagan temple of Garni, built in the 1st c. with Armenian king Trdat.✅Gegard - “Ayrivank” (“cave monastery”, the more complete name is Gegardavank, literally - “spear monastery”.)✅ Arch of Charents. From there opens a beautiful view of Mount Ararat.✅Visit to the Echmiadzin Mother Cathedral, the main church of the Armenian Apostolic Church. Since 2000, included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. It is one of the oldest Christian churches in the world.✅ Attending 3 churches of saints:✅ Temple Gayane, Hripsime, Shogakat (According to legend, these temples were erected in honor of the martyrs - the first Christians who fled from Rome from the persecution of the emperor .. Temples were erected at the places of death of these three holy virgins.✅ Zvartnots temple, which in translation from Old Armenian means “temple of the angels of vigil”,
Amazing one day long trip through more than 10 must-visit sightseeing places in Armenia. We will be in Khor Virap, Noravank monastery. Then we will taste wine in Areni. After that we will continue to Tatev monastery where we will also take the world's longest cable car to reach there. Then we will drive to Jermuk eco city where you will see one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Caucasus and taste mineral water at hot springs. Unforgettable impressions guaranteed.
This program includes private transfer from Yerevan to Tbilisi. On the way you will visit Sevanavank Monastery, most beautiful Lake Sevan, Dilijan Park, wonderful Lake Parz and Haghartsin Monastery, which will make transfer more interesting and easier. Friendly experinced driver will assist you on the way.
Tour Package gives tourists an opportunity to discover Armenia in its whole beauty. During the tour visit cultural centers, have a unique experience in carpet viewing, lavash baking, wood - working, pottery and dried - fruit making, try Armenian traditional cuisine and admire beautiful nature.
Visit to the Khor Virap Monastery - from here a beautiful view of Mount Ararat opens.Visit to the only pagan temple of Garni, built in the 1st c. with Armenian king Trdat.Gegard - “Ayrivank” (“cave monastery”, the more complete name is Gegardavank, literally - “spear monastery”.)Arch of Charents. From there opens a beautiful view of Mount Ararat.
Within the vicinity of Ohanavank, another majestic monastery complex peaks over the Kasakh River gorge: the Saghmosavank Monastery. Its main temple, the Church of Zion (1215 AD), belongs to the same type of cross-winged domed structure with two-foor annexes in all the corners of the building as the Church of Karapet in Hovhannavank. Saghmosavank was a significant center for quality scholarship and calligraphy, with an established medieval higher structure of schooling. A constant rivalry among the monasteries of Saghmosavank and Hovhannavank raged for the title of the most beautiful of all the churches in the province. To decide which of the two deserves the title, one must visit them both!
Oshakan is a village, 3 km South-East of Ashtarak city. According to the legend, Noah together with his family came down Mount Masis (Ararat) and saw Oshakan, free of water. Seeing this, they claimed «Osh akan», which is translated as «a miracle in front of our eyes». Being in the Arshakyans' (a royal dynasty in Armenia) estates, the village was their property.Mesrop Mashtots is the creator of Armenian alphabet, founder of Armenian school and literature. In 394 he became a priest-teacher; accompanied with his pupils he preached Christian doctrine in different regions. Mesrop Mashtots translated the Bible into Armenian; this translation is considered to be the best in the world. Mashtots was born in village Hatsekats of Taron region, in family of a builder named Vardan. The presumable date of birth is 361.
The Khor Virap(meaning "deep dungeon") is an Armenian monastery located in the Ararat plain in Armenia, near the closed border with Turkey, about 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) south of Artashat, Ararat Province, within the territory of ancient Artaxata.The monastery was host to a theological seminary and was the residence of Armenian Catholicos.Also there you can find an incredible view of Mount Ararat.
The original church was built in the early fourth century—between 301 and 303 according to tradition—by Armenia's patron saint Gregory the Illuminator, following the adoption of Christianity as a state religion by King Tiridates III. It was built over a pagan temple, symbolizing the conversion from paganism to Christianity. The core of the current building was built in 483/4 by Vahan Mamikonian after the cathedral was severely damaged in a Persian invasion. From its foundation until the second half of the fifth century, Etchmiadzin was the seat of the Catholicos, the supreme head of the Armenian Church.
Explore wonderful places of Armenia. Visit Khor Virap monastery, a great place for amazing view of the mount Ararat. Next see Noravank monastery complex, that is unique in its construction as the Church of Holy Mother of God is the only two-storied monastery in Armenia. After that visit Areni Winery where you can taste different types of wine.
Change your monotonous holidays with Armenian extreme. It will get you chance to get acquainted with winter nature and to have unforgettable memories.during the tour you will` 1) go to the church kecharis, 2) have time to drink coffee/tea and take photos3) climb the ropeway and enjoy the beautiful view.4) time to ski and to skate5) to have a dinner and come back