Best Armenia Tours 2019: Here's Your Quintessential Trip to Beautiful Armenia!

Best Armenia Tours 2019: Here's Your Quintessential Trip to Beautiful Armenia!

This time give yourself some special treat by planning your best Armenia Tour 2019! This exotic trip will take you through that chunk of Earth which is most popular for the beautiful panorama, age-old long traditions, and a plethora of unique archeological and historical monuments. You will love the experience of seeing Yerevan from Big Cascade - "stairs to the sky"! This planned Holiday to Armenia will take you through the best of this beautiful land. Read More

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This time give yourself some special treat by planning your best Armenia Tour 2019! This exotic trip will take you through that chunk of Earth which is most popular for the beautiful panorama, age-old long traditions, and a plethora of unique archeological and historical monuments. You will love the experience of seeing Yerevan from Big Cascade - “stairs to the sky”! This planned Holiday to Armenia will take you through the best of this beautiful land.

 

Trip at a Glance

Day 1: Yerevan – Welcome to Armenia

Day 2: Yerevan - Sightseeing

Day 3: Yerevan – Garni & Geghard & Etchmiadzin

Day 5: Areni & Tatev

Day 6: Yerevan – Oshakan

Day 7: Yerevan – Amberd fortress

Day 8: Yerevan – departure

 

Trip Highlights

  • You will start sightseeing in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia!

  • Visit the Cascade Monument which is the glaring symbol of the 2780th anniversary of the city.

  • You will get to see the swashbuckling view of the Swan Lake, Opera House, Republic Square, Mount Ararat and also the Northern Avenue.

  • Next will be Matenadaran! This was built to commemorate Mesrop Mashtots who is believed to have founded Armenian alphabet.

  • Visit the monastery complex Geghard! Its beautiful landscape with towering cliffs is something must-witnessing thing on Armenia.

  • You will be visiting the Etchmiadzin Cathedral. This is the residence of the Armenian Apostolic Church head.

 

Best Tourist Attractions in Armenia

Yerevan, Garni & Geghard & Etchmiadzin, Areni & Tatev, Oshakan, Amberd fortress

 

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Yerevan – Welcome to Armenia

Today, you will be arriving in Armenia! At the Airport, you will meet your driver who will be taking you to your hotel. After checking in your hotel, you will catch up with some rest and reset yourself for your trip to the city!

 

Day 2: Yerevan - Sightseeing

  • You will start sightseeing in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia! Yerevan is considered as the one of the oldest of all the cities that exist in the World. It’s also sometimes called as the “Pink City” and charms visitors with its wonderful landscape.

  • You will first be going to the Cascade Monument! This monument is the glaring symbol of the 2780th anniversary of the city. And, the site has the same number of stairs!

  • This gigantic staircase is around 50 meters wide and 500 meters high. From the top of this excellently built monument, you will get to see the swashbuckling beautiful view of the Swan Lake, Opera House, Republic Square, Mount Ararat and also the Northern Avenue.

  • Next will be Matenadaran! This was built to commemorate Mesrop Mashtots who is believed to have founded Armenian alphabet.

  • Matenadaran is world’s famous Institute of Ancient Manuscripts! It is known popularly for preserving more than 300,000 archive documents and medieval manuscripts.

  • After this, you will be continuing the first part of your best Armenia Tours 2019 by visiting the Armenian Genocide memorial complex. This is located on the hill of Tsitsernakaberd.

  • In the end, you will be visiting the Brandy Factory in Yerevan! Here, you will be tasting Armenian cognac, which is very popular in Armenia.

Now is the time to enjoy your dinner and get back to your hotel room in Yerevan! Take rest and prepare yourself for the next day trip!

 

Day 3: Yerevan – Garni & Geghard & Etchmiadzin

You will be Departing from Yerevan and driving down towards Garni! This is one of the most popular villages of Armenia and is mostly known for its fortress. This is the only fortress that has survived the 4th-century introduction of Christianity.

  • After this, you will be visiting the monastery complex Geghard! Its beautiful landscape with towering cliffs is something must-witnessing thing on Armenia.

  • Here, you will get to see the artistic rock cuttings that are an absolute explanation of the Medieval Ages development in the region.

  • This complex came into existence in the 4th century! And, they were a sacred spring inside a cave.

  • Afterward, you will be visiting the Etchmiadzin. You will be visiting the Etchmiadzin Cathedral. This is the residence of the Armenian Apostolic Church head.

  • In the end, you will enjoy your lunch and will be enjoying your dinner. And, afterward go back to your hotel room.

 

Day 4: Yerevan – Khor Virap

This is the third day of your best Armenia Tours 2019! After breakfast and everything, you are going to head towards Khor Virap monastery.

  • Your first spot today will be Khor Virap monastery! It’s also known as the “Deep Pit”. Legends have revealed that the Baptist of Armenia, St. Gregory, was kept here for 13 years.

  • He was kept in seclusion for these long years propagating Christianity. From the Monastery, you will be enjoying the perfect view of the city.

  • At the end of the day, you will be returning back to your hotel enjoying dinner. This is not going to be a very hectic day for sure.

 

Day 5: Areni & Tatev

In the morning after you are done with breakfast and are ready to go for your trip, you will be called upon by your driver.

  • You are going to continue with your Holiday to Armenia by visiting the Areni city! Here, the popular Armenian wine is produced from apricot and pomegranate.

  • You must not forget tasting wine in one of the local wineries.

  • After this, you will be driving down to the Tatev Monastery. It is said that the Monastery is built in a remote location, because of its political and religious significance.

  • Your guide will give you every bit of idea on how this Armenian Monastery is one of the top tourist attractions in the country.

  • At the end of the day, you will be enjoying a wonderful lunch and then driving back to your hotel room.

 

Day 6: Yerevan – Oshakan fortress

You have now reached to almost near to the end of your trip! Today, you can be a little lazy, it will work! You are going to visit only the Oshakan fortress. After, breakfast, you will be driving down with your guide to Oshakan. This is the place where the Father of Saint Mesrop Mashtots, the father of the Armenian alphabet was buried. Here, you will get to see a cathedral which has been named after the father of the Armenian alphabet. His grave was believed to have been rebuilt in 1875 by Catholicos George IV. After this, you will be returning back to your hotel room. And, before that choose one of the restaurants in the vicinity to enjoy your dinner coupled with some local dishes.  

 

Day 7: Yerevan – Amberd fortress

This is the seventh day of your Best Armenia Tours 2019! After breakfast, you will be meeting your guide at your hotel. Your driver will take you to Amberd which is one-of-its-kind historical sites that remained in good condition belonging to the 7th century. It is said that these edifices were built during the 11-13th centuries. The word “Amberd” has been taken from its meaning that is ‘fortress in the clouds’. And, this name it has acquired because of its location which is 2300 meters above the sea level.

 

Day 8: Yerevan – departure

This is the last day of Holiday in Armenia! You can start this day by having a wonderful breakfast. And, before you set in to reach the Airport, you can visit the traditional Armenian Market located in the vicinity of your hotel. Then drive down to the Yerevan International Airport and enjoy your trip back home.

 

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