Areni Wine Cave, Yeghegis Valley, Hike to Smbataberd Fortress, Hermon Village, Tatev Monastery, Karahunj (Armenian Stonehenge)
This Overnight tour is designed to delight the senses! Beautiful landscapes will makes this a memorable experience.
Head to the wine region of Armenia and explore Areni Wine cave where Ancient Armenians produced wine 6,000 years ago. After a delicious home cooked lunch with a local family in Artabuynk village, hike to Smbataberd Fortress.
Appreciate the breathtaking beauty of Yeghegis valley on the way down to the village of Yeghegis. Stroll around and marvel at the ancient churches and khachkars (cross-stones) scattered throughout the village. Spend the night in a tranquil resort in Hermon Village.
The next day head further south to Tatev, one of Armenia’s most iconic sites. Take the world’s longest reversible cableway boasting incredible views to reach Tatev Monastery and learn about how medieval Armenians ran universities.
At the end visit Karahunj, the most controversial site in Armenia, as many argue whether it is the Armenian Stonehenge.
Duration: 2 days
Price: 85,500 AMD pp (stay at Envoy Hostel Yerevan pay 78,500 AMD)
Operates: Wednesday to Thursday (Overnight)
Includes: Meals, accommodation, entrance fees, English-speaking guide service
Departs: 9:00 am from Envoy Hostel & Tours | Yerevan
Returns: Approx. 8:00 pm to Envoy Hostel & Tours | Yerevan
Requires: Overnight supplies and toiletries, supportive/hiking shoes, jacket, water bottle, sun/rain protection
Note: Hiking depends on weather conditions. In case of rain/snow the hike to Tsaghats Kar will be replaced by a visit to Selim Carvansaray.
Bookings are essential. Minimum number applies.