One week in Armenia and Artsakh (Tbilisi)

This tour to Armenia and Artsakh includes the tours of two Armenian states and a visit to the places of interest. It's a great opportunity to get acquainted with the Armenian culture and history, geography and landscape, churches and monasteries, castles and fortifications. In the towns and villages you will feel the Armenian hospitality, taste delicious food of Armenian cuisine.
Learn about the tour below and book it!
 
FIRST DAY:

At 9:00 you are leaving Tbilisi, and in one hour your tour guide meets you in the Armenian border. We are going to show you the places of interest in Northern regions of Armenia. The bus takes you to Haghpat and Sanahin monasteries, which are the first to appear in UNESCO world heritage list in 1996. There will be organized your lunch. On the way to Dilijan resort the next destination is Lori Berd castle, then a photo-stop in Vanadzor city, at Artsakh square and nearby Byzantine-style Russian church. The dinner is in Dilijan, and you spent here two nights, in Dilijan Paradise hotel.
SECOND DAY:
In the morning you are visiting Lastiver, where you can ride a horse, or enjoy the zip-line or rope park (one of those three). Then you are visiting Goshavank monastery, and after your lunch - mountainous Lake Parz and Haghartsin monastery, all of them are in Dilijan national park. At the lake you will have a boat trip. Then back to Dilijan, where you will have your dinner and free time to take photos in old town, and back to your Paradise Hotel.

THIRD DAY:
Take your all luggage, you are leaving from Dilijan. First you visit Lake Sevan, where you will have time to swim and another boat trip is organized. Then the bus takes you to Tsaghkadzor, where you will have lunch and enjoy the local rope-way. The lunch time is close, and leaving Tsaghkadzor in one hour you will be nearby Garni temple & Symphony of Stones, a natural monument, where amazing rocks are formed in high-pressure conditions, from freezing and crystallization of volcanic lava. Here also lavash-baking will be organized. Then you are visiting Geghard monastery, which is a carved complex with two churches. In the evening, again at 19:00, you are in your hotel, but this time in Yerevan (Opera Suite).


FORTH DAY:
Pack your valises, you are leaving to Jermuk resort! The road to it passes near by Ararat mountain, and your first stop is Khor Virap monastery. From there a beautiful panorama is opened to biblical Mount Ararat. You are continuing your trip to a medieval monastic complex Noravank through Amaghu river's gorge with beautiful rose-colored rocks and ancient caves. After lunch you are visiting Birds’ cave & Areni winery. Your overnight is organized again in the best local hotel - Jermuk Hyatt Place.
FIFTH DAY:
Again you are leaving for 2 days, this time to Artsakh! Your first stop is Kechut reservoir near by Jermuk, then beautiful Shaki waterfall. Then the bus takes you to ride the longest areal tramway in the world - Wings of Tatev, and see medieval Tatev monastery. After lunch you will see Goris town and Khndzoresk village, where you will cross the swinging bridge. In the evening you are leaving to Artsakh. You are staying two days in luxury Vallex Garden hotel in Stepanakert.

SIXTH DAY:
After a short city-tour in Stepanakert you are leaving to an ancient Armenian town of Tigranakert, visiting also Shahbulagh castle. On the way back you will have a photo-stop in Askeran fortress. For the lunch we are returning to Stepanakert, where you will have shopping in local food market as well. Then the bus takes you to Shushi town, where you will see not only Armenian churches, but also mosques, and famous Jdr-duz (Katarot) cliff. Then you are having a walking tour in Hunot gorge, where you will see the local waterfall. Again back to Stepanakert.


SEVENTH DAY:
You are leaving Stepanakert, returning back to Yerevan. On your way back you will see gorgeous Gandzasar monastery & Lions’ rock, then Dadivank monastery. You will see all the beauty of Artsakh mountains, that are covered by deciduous and coniferous forests. Lunch is organized on the shore of Lake Sevan, where you will have a boat trip. Finally, the bus arrives in Yerevan, where you are checking in at your Opera Suite Hotel.
EIGHTH DAY:
Good morning, you are going back today! First you will visit Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin Cathedral, then Armenian Alphabet Alley on placed on Mount Aragats. Then the bus moves to medieval Amberd castle, where you will have the last lunch. After it you are leaving to the Georgian border, the trip takes almost 3 hours. At 20:30 you are in Tbilisi back.

Now about the prices. Your ticket includes the following:
* Transfer (Tbilisi-Armenia, Armenia-Tbilisi)
* Hotel accommodation in 4+ star hotels (7 nights)
* Full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
* Transportation service with wi-fi and AC (a minibus or a bus)
* Professional guide service
* Visas to Armenia and Artsakh
* Tickets for rope-way (Tsaghkadzor, Tatev)
* Boat trip (lake Sevan, Crystal lake)
* Tickets in museums (Garni, Tigranakert)
* Zip-line or other services in Lastiver
So, if you don't live in Tbilisi, you should buy tickets, taking into account this tour program. All inclusive package costs $ 1140 per person for double occupancy, and only one day - on the 22nd of July, the tour will cost $ 940 per person. Please, let us know at least one month before. If the dates don't suite you, choose another one-week program from Yerevan, or one-week program including Artsakh as well.

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