Welcome to Armenia
On arrival at Yerevan International Airport you will be met by our local representative and you will be transferred to the hotel.
Yerevan, Armenia's capital, is marked by grand Soviet-era architecture. The Matenadaran library, housing thousands of ancient Greek and Armenian manuscripts, dominates its main avenue. Republic Square is the city's core, with musical water fountains and colonnaded government buildings. The 1920s History Museum of Armenia on the square's eastern side contains archaeological objects like a circa-3500-B.C. leather shoe.
Overnight in Yerevan.
Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will depart to Zvartnots and witness the ruins of temple with the beautiful view of the Mount Ararat which is a UNESCO heritage.
Zvartnots Cathedral is a 7th-century centrally planned aisled tetraconch type Armenian cathedral built by the order of Catholicos Nerses the Builder from 643-652. Now in ruins, it is located at the edge of the city of Vagharshapat in Armavir Province of Armenia.
Mount Ararat is a snow-capped and dormant compound volcano in the extreme east of Turkey. It consists of two major volcanic cones: Greater Ararat and Little Ararat. Greater Ararat is the highest peak in Turkey and the Armenian plateau with an elevation of 5,137 m; while, Little Ararat's elevation is 3,896 m
Return to back to Yerevan and start city tour around vibrant capital of Yerevan: Republic Square, Opera House Cascade Monument, which is an open-air museum of modern art with hanging gardens and fountains. Atop the monument you will get to Victory Park with the Monument to Mother Armenia gorgeously towering over the city
Visit Tsitsernakaberd Memorial built in memory to the victims of Genocide. You will also visit Yerevan Fruit and Food market complete with fresh vegetables
Leisure time to enjoy the evening on your own or shopping
Breakfast at the hotel. The driver will pick you up and you will visit Megerayn Carpet Factory with tour
You will also get the chance to capture the view of Mount Ararat.
Our tour will continue to Noravank monastery - great religious and cultural center of 13th c. It is situated in a narrow gorge, which is known for its tall, sheer, brick-red cliffs, directly across from the monastery.
Proceed to Jermuk is a mountain spa town in the southern Armenian province of Vayots Dzor Province. Sunny days, healing waters, mild climate, ultraviolet rays, moderate humidity and other conditions contribute Jermuk to be considered first-class health resort zone and recreational area
Jermuk, is a mountain spa town and the centre of the urban community of Jermuk in Vayots Dzor Province at the south of Armenia, at a road distance of 53 km east of the provincial capital Yeghegnadzor. It was considered one of the popular destinations for medical tourism in the Soviet Union.
Overnight in Jermuk.
After breakfast, visit Jermuk waterfall with a height of 70 meters. Then continue the tour to Karahounj (Armenian Stonehenge), the former Observatory dating from 4200 BC. It is situated at 1770 m above sea level and occupies 7 acres of land. The monument consists of 223 sheets of basalt, of which 84 have openings of 4-5 cm. In 2001, close to Karahunj many interesting astronomical images were discovered.
Proceed to the Tatev Monastery. The Tatev Monastery is a 9th-century Armenian Apostolic monastery located on a large basalt plateau near the Tatev village in Syunik Province in southeastern Armenia. The term "Tatev" usually refers to the monastery. The monastic ensemble stands on the edge of a deep gorge of the Vorotan River.
Take aerial tramway “Wings of Tatev” to reach monastery which is an architectural masterpiece dating back to the 10th c., often called a monastery built on the edge of nothing.
After the tour return back to Yerevan.
Breakfast at the hotel. Departs to Geghard Monastery, which is hewn out from the cave and included in the UNESCO World Heritage. Geghard is a medieval monastery in the Kotayk province of Armenia, being partially carved out of the adjacent mountain, surrounded by cliffs.
Then proceed to Garni Temple from 1st c., the only preserved pagan temple in the region. The Temple of Garni is the only standing Greco-Roman colonnaded building in Armenia and the former Soviet Union. An Ionic temple located in the village of Garni, Armenia, it is the best-known structure and symbol of pre-Christian Armenia.
An optional activities can be arrange with an extra charge:
Optional: Jeeping at Azat River gorge to the natural formation “Symphony of Stones” (UNESCO)
Optional: Lunch at local restaurant with Armenian flatbread “Lavash” baking presentation
Visit Vernissage flee market complete with handmade rugs, souvenirs and jewelry.
After breakfast. The day is free until checkout time. The driver will pick you up and drop you to the airport for your onward flight.
AED 3990/- Per person, Prices are based on twin sharing.
Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights.
Destinations: Yerevan, Zvartnots, Mount Ararat-Noravank-Jermuk, Karahunj, Tatev, Garni and Geghard.
The rates are subject to availability at the time of booking request. In the event if there are rate changes due to increase in Govt taxes, or hotel charges a surcharge, or BAR rates (Best available rates), we reserve the right to amend the rates without notice. The exchange rate is subject to change. Please ensure that you have secured the relevant visa / entry permits & valid passport. The best source of visa information is the embassy of the country itself.
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Economy class airfare from Dubai / Yerevan / Dubai.
4 nights accommodation in Yerevan based on double room occupancy.
1 night accommodation in Jermuk based on double room occupancy.
Transportation as per the itinerary on private car.
Mount Ararat-Noravank-Jermuk, ruins of Zvartnots, Tatev Monastery.
Complimentary travel insurance.
All airline and hotel taxes.