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Winter Discovery Armenia

Highlights of  Armenia

Enjoy the highlights of Armenia in this Winter Discovery tour. Daily itinerary and details provided below.

Duration: 6 days / 5 nights
Price: Please see price schedule below
Operates: Dec – Mar

DAY 1:

Arrival and transfer from Yerevan Airport to accommodation. Free day to rest and enjoy the city.

DAY 2:

Experience Yerevan on foot, learn more about the iconic landmarks in this beautiful city, as well as the local anecdotes and humour. Weave your way to Republic Square then move on to the Opera House. Visit the Cascades and enjoy a panoramic view of the Armenian capital from atop a giant stairway built into a Yerevan hillside. This walk through the city will reveal some of the hidden gems of Yerevan and offer an orientation to the city so you can go back in your own time to discover more of what Yerevan has to offer.

Departs: 10:00 am
Returns: 12:30 pm
Includes: Guide
Overnight: Yerevan

DAY 2:

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

Departs: 9:00 am
Returns:
7:00 pm
Includes:
 Guide, lunch
Excludes: Alcoholic beverages
Overnight: Yerevan

DAY 4:

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.

Departs: 9:00 am
Returns:
7:00 pm
Includes:
 Guide and lunch
Excludes: Alcoholic beverages
Overnight: Yerevan

DAY 5:

Starting off from Yerevan, head to Dilijan also known as the little Switzerland of Armenia with its lush green surrounds. From there visit the monastery of Haghartsin, nestled away in the depth and tranquility of a forest. Enjoy the history and the fables of Gosh at Goshavank monastery. Stop on the shore of Lake Sevan for fish BBQ lunch. Head to the winter resort city of Tsaghkadzor, marvel at the picturesque view of the snow-capped mountains from the ski lift and enjoy a few hours of snow fun before coming back to Yerevan. Arrive in Yerevan at around 7pm.

Includes: Guide and lunch
Excludes: Alcoholic beverages
Overnight: Yerevan

DAY 6:

Check out and transfer to Yerevan airport.

Price Schedule*:

USD 535 per person including 5 nights in a 3* hotel twin room (breakfast included) 
USD 310 per person including 5 nights in a hostel dormitory room (breakfast included) 

* Airport transfers included
* Price includes English guide service, transport and driver costs, meals as specified
* Prices based on minimum of 6 people
* 4 & 5 star accommodation can also be arranged at request

 We are happy to provide a quote for different group sizes and customised itineraries.