Armenia "Women tour"

Armenia is a country of incredible miracles. The mixture of Eastern traditions and Western culture. This country gives the opportunity to discover what is still unknown, what is unique and unprecedented. Armenia: where East meets West.

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  • Day 1: Arrival
    Arrival at Zvartnoc international airport. Meeting with guide and coach and transfer to the hotel.
  • Day 2: Yerevan / city tour /
    Breakfast. We begin the tour exploring the capital of Armenia. For centuries Yerevan has bee famous with the name ''Pink City'', for the color of the stone it had been built with. Visit the Republic Square, Mashtoc Avenue, Opera house named after Aram Khachatryan, Cascad. After we visit the Monuscript Museum: Matenadaran. Then our tour continues to the museum and memorial of the Armenian Genocide Tsitsernakaberd. Before dinner visit spa center '' Wine Grape SPA ''. This center is unique in the world and gives you the opportunity to feel the magic power of sweet grapes of Ararat valley. After visiting this spa center you will feel healthy and alert, strong and young. Dinner in a traditional restaurant with folk music. Overnight. (B/-/D)
  • Day 3: Yerevan – Saghmosavank – Ushi – Amberd – Yerevan
    Breakfast. Drive to Ashtarak. Visit the beautiful monastery of Saghmosavank Lunch at a local house where we will participate in the preparation of Armenian national pasta ''Arishta'' and sweet ''Gata''. Then the tour continues to the fortress Amberd. The fortress of Amberd was built around the eleventh and the thirteenth centuries. The main features of architectural buildings of the medieval culture have found their reflection in this building. Return to Yerevan. Overnight in Yerevan. (B / L / -)
  • Day 4: Yerevan – Sevan – Dilijan
    Breakfast. Visit Lake Sevan, which is one of the largest high-altitude alpine lakes in the world (2000 meters above sea level). Lake Sevan has become a perfect place to spend the holidays. The natural beauty of the lake is completed with the scenery of Monastery of Sevan Peninsula. Leave for Dilijan. Visit a local house; meet with the hostess of the house. We will see a big family where three generations live. We will have lunch here. Then tour continues to the village Enoqavan. Here we will do horseback riding or hiking. Dinner and overnight in complex Apaga in Enokavan. (B/L/D)
  • Day 5: Dilijan – Sanahin – Haghpat – Yerevan
    Breakfast. Today we will visit two unique monuments of Armenian architecture of X-XIV centuries : monasteries of Sanahin and Haghpat (The UNESCO World Heritage). Literally the name Sanahin means "This is older than that," which probably means that this monastery is older than Haghpat. The two villages and two monasteries are so near to each other and from one the other is perfectly visable. Both of them are located on an uneven plateau, separated by a deep crack formed by a small river that flows into the river Debed. Return to Yerevan. Dinner in a local restaurant. Overnight in Yerevan. (B/-/D)
  • Day 6: Yerevan - Garni – Geghard - Yerevan
    Breakfast. Take trip to Garni. This Pagan Temple built in the 1st century AD. It is the only temple that has been preserves from the Pagan times in Armenia. It was devoted to the god Mihr, who was the god of cleanness. In 1679 it was destroyed by earthquake. In the 1975 the Temple was restored. Then we will continue our trip to Geghard Monastery. Its name came from the legendary lance that was used to pierce the body of Christ. It has been kept here for centuries. Though the exact foundation of the monastery is unknown, the present complex was built in the mid – 13th century. Afterwards we will a local house where you will have the chance to see and participate in the preparation of Armenian national bread: lavash. It is a very thin, usually sold in very large forms. It is usually cooked in a ground oven: “tonir''. In 2015 it has been inscribed in UNESCO intangible heritage list. Here we will enjoy the “Armenian fast food” with lavash and cheese. Return to Yerevan, visit the Megeryan Carpet factory, where you can see the process of carpet weaving, as well as you can participate in it. Here we will have exclusive photo shoot for you with traditional Armenian cloths. Overnight in Yerevan. (B/L/-)
  • Day 7: Yerevan – Zvartnoc – Ejmiatsin – Yerevan
    Breakfast. We will start the excursion to centuries-old monuments Ejmiatsin and Zvartnots. These sites are listed on UNESCO World Heritage list. Zvartnots Temple was built in 7th century by Nerses Builder Catholicos. Here we will enjoy the fantastic concert by the choir, which will be organized by our company by your group. We will enjoy the music of Classical Armenian Music of world famous composers. The choir consists of Operate Professional Singers. Our next step is the spiritual center of Armenia: Ejmiatsin. The Cathedral of Ejmiatsin, founded in 303, is the official residence of the Catholicos of Armenia. We will also visit the museum of Ejmiatsin where a small part of Noah’s ark is kept. Return to Yerevan. Our tour continues to the Armenian Brandy Factory "Ararat", which was built in place of the fortress ‘’Old Erivan’’ in 1887. In 1900 the production of Sciustov won the "Grand Prix" at the Paris. Thanks to the high quality of its production Sciustov got permission to type the brand "cognac" on the bottles instead of "brandy". During the tour we will have an exceptional opportunity to visit the cellar of maturation, get acquainted with the conditions in which brandy is stored, to know which celebrities have a barrel that bears their names and enjoy unique aroma of "cellar". Meeting with the Women's Association of Armenia. Farewell dinner at a nice restaurant. Overnight in Yerevan. (B/-/D)
  • Day 8: Departure
    Breakfast. Transfer to the airport.
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