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Group Tour: Garni Temple, Geghard, and Lavash Baking from Yerevan

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  • 5 to 6 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Discover two highlights of eastern Armenia and a local culinary tradition on a day trip from Yerevan. Traveling by air-conditioned vehicle, visit the Greco-Roman pagan temple of Garni, perched high on a mountain plateau. Hear its history and then explore UNESCO-protected Geghard, a medieval monastery carved into rock cliffs. Finally, watch and join a ‘lavash’ (flatbread) making demonstration, learning how to create this Armenian staple. Entrance fees and central or hotel pickup in Yerevan included.
  • All entrance fees included
  • Snacks and beverages included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
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What's Included

  • Professional guide: Armenian, English, Russian
  • Air-conditioned transport
  • Light refreshments (water and sweets)
  • Lavash bread tasting
  • Free WiFi
  • Admissions
  • Lunch

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Hyur Service (Head Office)
    96 Nalbandyan poxoc, Yerevan 0010, Armenia

    on the left hand, little bit down from Nalbandyan and Tumanyan corner

Start time

10:00 am

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • The duration is approximate
  • Seats will not be known in advance
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 49 travellers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Lavash
Todor_F, Dec 2022
Excellent tour. The Armenian lavash was very tasty. Our guide Annie was very knowledgeable and helpful. Thank you :) Greetings from Sofia.
Response from Host, Dec 2022
It’s so nice to hear that you were satisfied with our services. You can surely rely on our company in future as well!
Nice Day Trip with the...
setareh_j, Nov 2022
Nice Day Trip with the lovely Karen and Joseph. Lavash baking and tasting at the end well accomplished the Tour. Thank you. We had fun.
Response from Host, Dec 2022
It’s so nice to hear that you were satisfied with our services. You can surely rely on our company in future as well!
Do not book with the tour company.
micki, Sept 2022
We did not get to go on this tour with this operator because they gave us the incorrect time to meet. We were at the location well before the time they gave us, but they never came. When I called they said the tour already left, we were supposed to meet 45 minutes before the time we were given. I explained this, but they refused to schedule another tour or give us a refund. Don't use this tour company for anything.
Response from Host, Dec 2022
Dear customer, You have required pick up service from Hobby hotel. We have agreed with the guest to meet at 09:15 am at the hotel. Our driver was there exactly at 09:15 am and has been waiting for you till 09:45 am, after which he left the hotel as we didn’t succeed to contact you by the provided contact details, neither from Viator message box. At 10:05 am when the tour has already departed, you called us with the request to pick you up, however our operators informed you that the tour has already departed. There was no our fault in this issue.
History and local colour, worthwhile trip.
Gabrielle_W, Aug 2022
Excellent guide and driver. interesting places to visit and fun watching the bread being made. Cold water provided, cake and traditional snack. Very good value for money.
Response from Host, Aug 2022
Thank you for the warm words! Thank you for choosing our company! Hope to have another chance to host you!
Comfortable journey through hot terrain
Danny_C, Jun 2022
The whole journey was very comfortable. The drive was great and the sights themselves were definitely worth it. Our driver Arman and guide Inga were excellent. Id recommend to any traveler visiting Armenia.
Response from Host, Jun 2022
Thank you for the highest mark! We will be very pleased to host you in Armenia!
Great Tour Guide
Itri_A, May 2022
Karina, our Tour guide was excellent. The locations were fabolous. The only problem was the driver called Josef. He drove recklessly and we were about to have a serious accident.
Response from Host, Jul 2022
Thank you for the review! Kindly note that Joseph has a long year experience in driving and he is a very skilled driver. Probably the road condition in some parts of the rout arose your impression and fair complain! Hope to have another chance for hosting you in the future!
Does what it says on the tin!
Zarah_M, May 2022
Really lovely tour guide, informative and time to do your own thing. Bus was clean and comfortable. Would recommend.
Response from Host, May 2022
Your perfect review is much appreciated! We will gladly organize your vacations whenever necessary!
Tour outside Yerevan
Matt_L, May 2022
Great tour. Well organised. Tour guide was excellent. Very knowledgeable and made it interesting. Plenty of time to see everything.
Response from Host, May 2022
Thank you for the warm words! Thank you for choosing our company! Hope to have another chance to host you!
Lavash eating with locals...
Julia_S, Mar 2022
Lavash eating with locals and stunning views from Garni Temple and Geghard Monestary. Pur tour guide was very friendly and experienced
Response from Host, Mar 2022
It’s so nice to hear that you were satisfied with our services. You can surely rely on our company in future as well!
Perfect Tour for a Short Trip
Lauren_T, May 2021
Excellent walking tour - Shushan showed me the significant landmarks in Yerevan, providing historical context and giving me a great workout (the Cascade stairs are no joke). I had limited time in the city, and Shushan made sure I covered the highlights. Highly recommend.
Response from Host, May 2021
Thank you so much for the review and kind words! It will be pleasure to host you in Armenia also in future!
11/10! A must do tour!
sanventures, May 2021
I don't know where to start! Hyur is definitely a top-notch travel company! Very organised and informative! We had a great time with our group and Karine (tour leader). Hands down to Karine for doing the tour in multi language (EN and RU). Thank Hyur for the great experience!
Response from Host, May 2021
We are grateful for the nice review received. It’s our pleasure to make the stay of our customers enjoyable!
Easy and fun day tour
mtp0729, Jan 2019
This is our first day tour in Armenia and luckily there's no hiccups. The driver pick us up on time and drop us of to their office to join the group tour. It was mixed of Russian and English speaking tourist but the tour guide handled it well. We visited Garni and Geghard and able to try the traditional Lavash baking. A really must see places 😊
Response from Host, Apr 2020
Thank you!
The trip was really nice and the...
marguerite s, Aug 2017
The trip was really nice and the places visited are really worth it. the time given to every place is exactly the needed time and our guide was really nice and gave us good information about every place visited and even on all the activities that we can do in Armenia and the a brief history about the country. the only problem is that it's not a small group Trip and the guide was explaining everything in three languages Russian, English and Armenian but it was organized in a way that the English explanations are at the end so we have time to take pictures and explore the place first alone.
Response from Host, Apr 2020
Thank you!
1. The time for geghard is Too...
Zesheng_D, Jul 2017
1. The time for geghard is Too limited. Not enough to cover 2. It said small group when purchasing. However, it is not. Totally 39 people on the bus. Plus it's for 2 languages- English and Russia. The guide needs to speak twice : in English and Russian. This is not good at all 3. management is bad
We were a full coach for this trip...
Eleanor S, Jan 2017
We were a full coach for this trip so small group is a slight misnomer!, but it was still an incredible day. The temple is awesome, and the monastery too, and our guide was excellent in English and Russian and we found out so much history. The baking demo was fun but the big group made it a bit hard to see the process... and a bit of a scrum to get to sample the results as well! But a very enjoyable day.
Response from Host, Apr 2020
Thank you!
I was a bit surprised when the small...
Ori T, Oct 2016
I was a bit surprised when the small group was actually a big bus with 45 people in it, but the tour guide Lel was absolutely fabulous, and every thing went smooth. Highly Recommended.
Response from Host, Apr 2020
The nice experience of our customers is our priority! Thank you for your highest mark!
Спасибо вам большое за прекрасно...
Olya D, Sept 2017
Спасибо вам большое за прекрасно организованную экскурсию, гид и водитель просто профессионалы!!!! Отлично было попробовать вкуснейший лаваш с домашним сыром!
Response from Host, Apr 2020
Спасибо за добрые слова! Мы будем рады принять Вас в Армении в будущем!
Bonne organisation, dans un bus...
Laurent L, Sept 2016
Bonne organisation, dans un bus climatisé, bouteille d'eau fournies. Une fois sur les sites, on peux suivre le guide ou bien la faire solo. J'ai apprécié le transport, les explications et les sites proposés.
Response from Host, Apr 2020
Merci pour l'avis. Nous serons heureux de vous revoir en Arménie!

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