6 days/5 nights
Beautiful Tatev and adjacent ancient residences and natural wonders, Khndzoresk and Devil’s bridge, medieval caravansary, and the oldest observatory Karahunj.
Program is valid for any departure date!
Day 1. Yerevan – Evening City tour
Arrival in Yerevan, at International airport “Zvartnots”. Meeting and transfer to the hotel. Accommodation and rest in the hotel.
Evening Yerevan City Tour with an English speaking guide. You will see the main attractions of our amazing city: the statue of Mother Armenia which is located on a hill overlooking Yerevan, the Cascade, a nice square with modern sculptures by Bottero, you will walk along The Northern Avenue built with modern apartments and shops to the Main square –Republic Square full of bright lights. You will also see the Building of National Opera and Ballet Theatre. Then you can go to enjoy your evening in “Mezzo” Club where you will listen to jazz or other styles.
Return to the hotel.
Day 2. Garni
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast you will go to Garni village where you can see a unique piece of culture. The only pagan temple Garni which was Armenian Kings’ summer residence. You will do jeeping in the gorge of Garni and admire the waking nature of Armenia in spring. The next point of our tour will be Hatis mountain. The elevation above sea level is 2528 metres.
On the back way in Garni village you can have lunch and a master -class of Armenian national bread lavash baking.
Return to Yerevan . Evening is free. You have a wide choice of clubs, pubs and kalyan lounges .
Day 3. Tatev and Devil’s Bridge
After breakfast a wonderful excursion is waiting for you. You will drive to Syunik region. On the way you can admire the famous red rocks and reach the “Wings of Tatev”, the longest reversible ropeway in the world (5752 m), recorded in the Guinness Book of Records. Twelve minutes of unforgettable flight above the ravine of the fierce Vorotan River! It is the most picturesque and impressive route to Tatev village. “Devil’s Bridge” located below Tatev, in the 500-meter Vorotan gorge, is one of Armenia’s natural wonders. Over the millennia, wind and water have created this wonder of nature, polishing and piercing the petrified lava. The width of this natural bridge is 60 m, the length 30m. Close to the bridge it is possible to swim in the warm, salubrious springs, ringed by stalactites of marvelous colors.
Return to Yerevan.
Day 4. Mt.Aragats
Breakfast at the hotel. Today you will see and maybe climb up the mount Aragats. Mount Aragats is a complex volcano in Armenia and is the highest peak in the Armenian Highlands. It was active during multiple phases in the Pleistocene. Petroglyphs have been discovered around the volcano. In the slopes of Mount Aragats there is a lake called Kari (Stone lake) mostly formed by ice and snow. It is located 3,190m above the sea level and has a perimeter of 1,150 m. Don’t miss to take unique photos of wonderful mountainous nature!
Return to Yerevan.
Day 5. Lake Sevan
Breakfast at the hotel. The next spot of our program is the blue pearl of Armenia –Lake Sevan. This huge mountain lake which takes up 5% of Armenia’s surface area is about 2,000 meters above sea level. On a clear and sunny day, the water is often a deep turquoise color. The peninsula is the most popular place around Lake Sevan. In Sevan you can have a boat tour and then taste the delicious fresh fish from the lake .
After fresh air and good impressions you will return to Yerevan. We can advise you to have a good time in the hippodrome or to relax at “Arena” or “Play City” entertainment centers or in “Yans” or “Malkhas” Clubs.
Breakfast at the hotel. Before departure you can visit the national fruit and vegetable market in Yerevan where you will taste delicious dried fruits. Transfer to the airport to your international flight.