Armenia 5 Days / 4 Nights

Day 1: Early morning arrival in Yerevan, capital city of Armenia.

 

 

republic-square-in-yerevan

 

 

Day 2: Yerevan City tour

  • City center
  • Republic square
  • State University
  • City panorama
  • Cascade
  • Parliament
  • President’s Palace
  • Opera
  • Matenadaran (depository for ancient manuscripts)
  • Sports & Concert Complex
  • Genocide Memorial (dedicated to the Victims of 1915)
  • Genociden Museum

 

 

 

Day 3: Etchmiadzin – Zvartnoc – Garni – Geghard

  • Etchmiadzin (the spiritual and administrative center of Armenian Apostolic Church)
  • Etchmiadzin Cathedral
  • The museum
  • St. Hripsime’s Church
  • Zvartnots (UNESCO World Heritage list 2000)
  • Pagan temple (devoted to the God of Sun – Myrth, in Garni, built in 77 AD by King Trdat (Arshakid Dynasty))
  • Royal Palace and Royal bath-house
  • Caved temple St. Geghard Monastery (UNESCO World Heritage list [2000])
  • Watching of “Lavash” (Armenian traditional flat baked in stone-make oven) making process.

 

 

 

Day 4: Khor Virap – Noravank – Areni Winery – Selim pass – Lake Sevan – Yerevan

  • Khor Virap Church (the place of imprisonment of St. Gregory the Illuminator, who stayed here in the small dungeon for 13 years without any food, accused by the Armenian King of preaching Christianity)
  • Noravank Monastery
  • “Areni” (Winery/ wine testing)
  • Sevan Lake (one of the greatest high mountainous freshwater lakes of Eurasia)
  • Sevan Monastery
  • Caravansaray of Silk Road

 

 

Day 5: Transfer to the airport for morning flight.

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