Essential Armenia

Geghard, Garni, Sevan and surrounds

Appreciate the serenity of Lake Sevan from Sevanavank. Visit the ancient Hayravank monastery perched in a picturesque position overlooking Sevan. Be amazed by the sheer number of “khachkar”‘s (stone etched headstones) at the Noratus cemetery and discover the history behind them. Visit a local family and learn about life in the Noratus village over lunch.

Explore the amazing Geghard monastery carved within a mountain and the iconic Garni temple.

Duration: 10 Hours
Price: 18,500 AMD pp  (stay at Envoy Hostel Yerevan pay 16,500 AMD)
Operates: Monday, Thursday & Saturday
Includes: English-speaking guide, lunch and entry fees
Departs: 9:00 am at Envoy Hostel & Tours | Yerevan
Returns: 7:00 pm to Envoy Hostel & Tours | Yerevan
Note: This tour can also be offered as a private tour on alternative days or if minimum number not reached.

Bookings are essential. Minimum number applies.

Tour Schedule
An approximate schedule for the tour is provided below. The hours are indicative only and may vary dependent on individual tour circumstances.
9:00 am – departure from envoy Hostel
10:15 – 11:15 – Sevanavank
11:35 – 12:00 – Hayravank
12:10 – 12:40 – Noratus Khachkars
12:40 – 13:30 – lunch in Noratus
15:20 – 16:20 – Geghard Monastery
16:35 – 17:35 – Garni Temple
18:30 – 19:00 – arrival in Yerevan