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Armenia,Private day trip to:Charent's Arch, Garni Temple and Geghard Monastery

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Garni, Armenia
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4 to 5 hours (Approx.)
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4 to 5 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English and 1 more

Description

Explore two of Armenia’s most popular attractions during this half-day private tour from Yerevan. Take a tour of the Greco-Roman Garni Temple, built in the year 77, which is the only temple to survive... More
Explore two of Armenia’s most popular attractions during this half-day private tour from Yerevan. Take a tour of the Greco-Roman Garni Temple, built in the year 77, which is the only temple to survive the post-Soviet era in Armenia. Then head to the Geghard Monastery, or Monastery of the Spear, named after the weapon that wounded Jesus at the Crucifixion which was allegedly brought to the religious complex.

Highlights

  • Take a half-day tour from Yerevan to the Garni Temple and Geghard Monastery
  • Learn about the history of each complex and the spread of Christianity
  • Drive through and admire the picturesque countryside of Armenia
  • Enjoy a personalized experience with a private tour guide and vehicle

What To Expect

Summary

Itinerary
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Stop At: Charent's Arch, Garni Armenia

The first stop is near the Arch of Charents, which is named in honor of Armenian poet Eghishe Charents, who wrote
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Itinerary
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Stop At: Charent's Arch, Garni Armenia

The first stop is near the Arch of Charents, which is named in honor of Armenian poet Eghishe Charents, who wrote the best poem, dedicated to Armenia, full of true love and pride. From this place opens a breathtaking view to Ararat, probably the most stunning
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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Charent's Arch, Garni Armenia

The first stop is near the Arch of Charents, which is named in honor of Armenian poet Eghishe Charents, who wrote the best poem, dedicated to Armenia, full of true love and pride. From this place opens a breathtaking view to Ararat, probably the most stunning view of the Biblical mountain.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Garni Temple, Geghard Monastery Road H3, Garni Armenia

The next stop is Garni Temple (77 A.D.) –it is the only standing heathen temple in the whole post-Soviet area. The temple gracefully stands on a high plateau overlooking the Azat river gorge. The surrounding area itself is incredibly beautiful. The greek-roman bath house with the mosaic, made out of 30,000 pieces of natural stones, as well as the ruins of the royal palace, will take you to 3rd century A.D.


Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: The Monastery of Geghard, Geghard Armenia

The Monastery complex of Geghard is another historical site included to this tour. St. Geghard symbolizes the lance with which the Roman centurion pierced Jesus after crusifixion. Later the lance had been brought to Armenia and kept in Geghard Monastery for 5 centuries. The complex presents Armenia of 13th century, which is considered to be the Golden Age of the country’s architecture. However, the most astonishing part of this complex is its architectural solution churches drilled into the solid rock that were constructed in accordance to the rules of Armenian architecture. Geghard Monastery is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Duration: 45 minutes

What's Included

Professional driver
Private air-conditioned vehicle
Hotel pick up and drop off
Bottled water
WiFi on board
Professional guide service (upon request)
All Fees and Taxes
Lunch

Departure & Return

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered

Departure Time

at request

Before You Book

The fine print

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Possible languages: English,
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Possible languages: English, Russian. In case the tour is organized in other language, changes of the prices are possible.
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Possible languages: English, Russian. In case the tour is organized in other language, changes of the prices are possible.
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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