IRAN - ARMENIA 10 Days 9 Nights
The Most Exotic Combination Ever!!! These two countries are completely different from each other. This tour gives you opportunity to discover two different cultures, religions, nationalities, mentalities, traditions, ways of living, cuisines and viewpoints. You are welcomed to see the most beautiful miracles of nature, the endless sand deserts and emerald green meadows. Take this trip and experience the most adventurous trip ever which will give you everlasting memories.
Day 1: Arrive/Tehran city tour
Meet and greet at the airport, transfer to hotel to rest and relax. After breakfast we will have city tour Tehran. Tehran, a modern megalopolis, prides itself in having unique museums with immense and unrivaled collections and artifacts dating from the earliest onset of history to the present era. Visit to Iran national museum and Golestan palace museum. Overnight in Tehran.
Day 2: Tehran-Kashan-Abyaneh
After breakfast, drive to Kashan, visit Fin complex, Borujerdiha house, then drive to the UNESCO recognized village of Abyaneh, located at the foot of Mount Karkas and in the vicinity of desert. Appreciate the serenity of this quaint village with its splendid archaeology. Overnight in Abyaneh.
Day 3: Abyaneh-Isfashan
Drive to Isfahan. Isfahan the legendary city which never fails to enchant its visitors is the pearl of traditional Islamic archeology. This city is revived by the works of contemporary artists. Isfahan prides itself in having fascinating historical garden palaces. Legend has it that the city was founded at the time of Tahmoures or Keykavous and because of its glories has been entitled “Half the World”. Visit Naqshe jahan sq, Imam mosque, Aliqapoo, Chehel sotoun, Jame mosque. Overnight in Isfahan.
Day 4: Isfashan-Tabriz
After breakfast visit Vank church which is one of the most beautiful Armenian churches in the world and will undoubtedly capture the attention of every Christian., Handicraft and carpet bazaar, Isfahan famous bridges , in the evening at 21:05 fly to Tabriz. Overnight in Tabriz.
Day 5: Tabriz-Jolfa-Goris
After breakfast , Drive to Jolfa to visit St. Stephanos church, then drive to Nordooz –Iranian border to Armenia -Iranian customs and passport administration. (Next city in Armenia is Meghry). Meet Armenian guide at the border and drive to Goris. On your way to Goris. Visit the cave village of Khndzoresk, a picture –perfect valley with a stream running through it, where many caves and rock formations are waiting to be explored. Overnight at hotel in Goris.
Day 6: Goris-Tatev-Noravank-Areni-Khor Virap-Yerevan
Breakfast. Tour to the most magnificent monastery in all Armenia, Tatev Monastery (9-13cc), a former center for the sciences and art, where many famous Armenians lived and worked centuries ago. Sightseeing in Noravank monastery - a great religious and cultural centre of 12th c. On the way visit Areni wine factory to taste local wine made from special sorts of vines. Visit Khor Virap Monastery, one of the romantically sited monasteries in Armenia with view to the twin peaks of Mount Ararat. Arrive to Yerevan. Accommodation at the hotel.
Day 7: Yerevan City tour-Ejmiatsin-Zvartnoc-Yerevan
Breakfast. Excursion around Yerevan city. Visit to Manuscript museum, Matenadaran. Then our tour continue to Genocide museum and Tsitsernakaberd monument.
Visit the Mother See of Holy Echmiadzin, the spiritual and admin of the Armenian Church. En route, your guide will tell you the story of Armenia’s conversion to Christianity.
Tour will continue to the ruins of the glorious 7th century Zvartnots Cathedral. - Return to Yerevan and overnight.
Day 8: Yerevan-Garni-Geghard-Yerevan
Breakfast. Visit to the History museum. Then our tour continue in the Pagan Temple of Garni, which is the only non-Christian temple currently, standing in Armenia and cave monastery in Geghard. Geghard monastery inscribed in UNESCO World Heritage list (inscribed in UNESCO World Heritage list). Geghard is another incredible ancient Armenian monastery, partly carved out of a mountain. Overnight in Yerevan.
Day 9: Yerevan-Sevan-Dilijan-Yerevan
Breakfast. Visit to Lake Sevan, one of the world’s largest high-altitude lakes (2000 meters above the sea level). Visit the Sevanavank Monastery, with a late 9th century Church, a 12th century gavit and khachkars. Then our tour continue to the medieval Haghartsin Monastery. Walk to the Famouse Sharambeyan street in Dilijan. Overnight in Yerevan.
Day 10: Departure
Breakfast. Transfer to airport.
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