Home /

Enlightened Armenia

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 its ‘sister’ churches St Hripsime and St Gayane. See the breathtaking views of Mt. Ararat from Khor Virap monastery where the spark of Christianity started in Armenia. Descend and experience the dungeon pit. Visit a local artisan in Khor Virap village and enjoy lunch with his family.

Discover the amazing two storey structure of Noravank Church. Sample the local wine at Areni winery.

  • Enlightened Armenia

  • tour company

  • Enlightened Armenia

  • Enlightened Armenia

  • Enlightened Armenia

  • Enlightened Armenia

Duration: 10 Hours
Price: 19,300 AMD pp (stay at Envoy Hostel Yerevan pay 17,300 AMD)
Operates: Wednesday, Friday & Sunday
Includes: English-speaking guide service, lunch and entry fees
Departs: 9:00 am at Envoy Hostel & Tours | Yerevan
Arrives: 7:00 pm at Envoy Hostel & Tours | Yerevan
Requires: Supportive shoes and jacket 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
9:30 – 10:00 – Hripsime
10:05 – 10:30 – Gayane
10:35 – 11:15 – Echmiadzin
12:30 – 13:30 – Khor Virap
13:35 – 14:30 – lunch in Pokr Vedi
16:00 – 16:35 – Noravank
16:50 – 17:30 – wine tasting in Areni
19:00 – arrival in Yerevan