Essential Armenia

Geghard, Garni, Sevan and surrounds

Start your morning by admiring the magnificence of Azat gorge and the stunning rock formation known as the Symphony of Stones. Explore the amazing Geghard monastery carved within a mountain and the iconic Garni temple. Visit a local family and learn about life in the Fantan village over a home cooked lunch. Be amazed by the sheer number of “khachkar”‘s (stone etched headstones) at the Noratus cemetery and discover the history behind them. Appreciate the serenity of Lake Sevan from the picturesque Sevanavank perched on top of a hill overlooking the lake.

Duration: 10 Hours
Price: 19,900 AMD pp (stay at Envoy Hostel Yerevan pay 17,900 AMD)
Operates: Monday, Thursday & Saturday
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.
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
09:40 – 10:10 – Symphony of Stones (has seasonal access)
10:30 – 11:30 – Geghard Monastery
11:50 – 12:40 – Garni Temple
14:00 – 15:00 – lunch in Fantan
15:10 – 15:40 – Noratus Khachkars
16:20 – 17:30 – Sevanavank
18:30 – 19:00 – arrival in Yerevan