If you wish to explore some of mankind’s biggest mysteries, experience ancient cultures, and picturesque landscapes, along with warm and open local people, Armenia is the perfect place to visit. Being the first country in the world that adopted Christianity, located by Ararat Mount on the crossroad of European and Asian cultures, Armenia’s heritage diversity and stunning nature sceneries can make most of the world envious. With this Armenia itinerary, you will be exploring some of its best places.
Explore the monasteries and ancient places
Enjoy the different colors and forms of the dancing fountain
Discover the traditional delicacies
Day 1: Feel the Armenian Spirit
Day 2: Visit the Blue Mosque
Day 3: History Museum of Armenia and Dancing Fountain
Day 4: Noravank
Day 5: Departure
The first day of your Armenia itinerary should be quite exciting and adventurous. For that, you need to feel the Armenian spirit that can only be done by visiting the Yerevan Cascade. The beauty of the architectural complex will totally blow you away. Surrounded by numerous art museums, exhibitions, cafes and a vast green area of gardens and waterfalls, the giant stairway is not only a cultural center of Armenia, but a place where you can catch the flow of the city’s life itself. This is a favorite place among the locals, so you can easily find a company here. On top of the Cascade, you can enjoy the magnificent view of Yerevan and the peak of Ararat Mount, the main symbol of Armenia, where Noah’s Ark landed according to the Bible. With a height of 450 meters (1,476 feet), the stairway consists of 572 stairs, so you will definitely have a good workout intermixed with a unique sightseeing experience. You can also use the escalators in the complex during the daytime. The perfect day of the trip can be wrapped up with having delicious delicacies at the hotel and if you want to try some traditional food at affordable price, you can visit some traditional restaurant to grab a grub.
The second day on Armenia itinerary is reserved for the Blue Mosque, which is a majestic oasis in the middle of Yerevan and a mind-calming place that will help you escape the burning sun under leaves of apricot-trees, enjoy the beauty of the gardens, and forget about all your concerns for a brief moment. This is a perfect place to stop for a while and experience those scarce moments of calm bliss. While covering the area of 7,000 square meters, the complex consists of the main prayer hall, a library, along with a madrasa, a type of educational institution with 28 cells. This is the biggest mosque in the Caucasus region, as well as the only one active in Armenia. In the evening, you can leave for your hotel to take rest and end your day with a tasteful dip on the menu.
On the third day, you need to visit a peaceful place where you can escape the burning sun under leaves of apricot-trees, enjoy the beauty of the gardens, and forget about all your concerns for a brief moment. History Museum of Armenia is a perfect place to stop for a while and experience those scarce moments of calm bliss. A daytime can be spent in exploring the history museum of Armenia and while getting back to your hotel, you can stop and can embrace the beauty of dancing fountain. This is something that can be skipped or missed on your Armenia itinerary, so get ready to have a visit here in the evening. Within a hair’s breadth away from the History Museum, is located in the center of the Republic Square, the Dancing Fountains offer an unforgettable music and light show performance that can hardly leave anyone disenchanted. The fountains are immensely beloved by locals, as well as tourists. This is a perfect place for romantic evening walks or leisure time with the family.
Just 120 kilometers (75 miles) away from Yerevan, Noravank is a must-visit place if you are in Armenia. It is an ancient monastery complex that was built in the thirteenth century. While being here, a deep feeling of total calmness and isolation from the entire world will not leave you. Located amidst mountains, the monastery represents a majestic architectural relic, so to include Noravank in your Armenia itinerary.
Unfortunately, it’s time to end this journey to Armenia. Despite being a small country, Armenia has so much to offer and show anyone. The country has magic energy, and if you come here, you will definitely return again someday. Hope this Armenia itinerary covers the hidden secrets of this land.
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