St. Echmiadzin, Khor Virap, Noravank and Areni Winery
A tour to enlighten the spirit. Visit the significant religious destinations of Armenia including St. Echmiadzin, the head church of Armenia and also the ‘sister’ church St Hripsime. See the breathtaking views of Mt. Ararat from Khor Virap monastery where the spark of Christianity started in Armenia. Descend and experience the underground dungeon pit. Visit a local artisan in Khor Virap village and enjoy a delicious homemade lunch with his hospitable family.
Discover the unique two storey structure of Noravank Church nestled in the stunning brick-red cliffs of a gorge. Sample the local homemade wine at a traditional winery in the heart of the Areni wine region before heading back to Yerevan.