Armenia is the great destination for weekend tour. Armenia is a small country , that lets to get to sights for a very short time. The weekend tour in Armenia program was managed for tourists, who want to see a lot of sights and spend not a long time. You may also book daily cultural tours in Armenia, by following the link.
The overnights during the tours managed in Yerevan.
Type of tour: Guided cultural tour in Armenia
Duration: 3 days/2 nights
Distance: 205 km
Group size: due upon request
Best period: all year
Start/End point: Yerevan, Armenia
Visit the Republic square- the heart of Yerevan.
In Republic square famous singing fountains are located. In evenings the fountains became the place of great musical and lighting show.
After you will visit Abovyan str. – one of the most beautiful and authentic streets in Yerevan. On the street are located the parts of old Yerevan- great 2 floors buildings built of black toof.
You may also book one – day hiking tour in Armenia following the link.
Visit Swan lake, Opera and ballet theater building. Back to hotel.
Breakfast in the hotel. Yerevan city tour. Visit Matenadaran- center of ancient manuscripts. Visit Sergei Parajanov house- museum which is a tribute to one of the greatest figures of 20th-century world cinema.
Drive to Kotayk province and visit Garni fortress (3rd-2nd cc. BC) the summer residence of the kings and Garni temple (1st c.) . Nowadays the ruins of the royal palace and the bathroom with a stunning mosaic work can be found near the temple. Northeast of Garni, higher up the gorge of Azat river, there is an outstanding monument of medieval Armenian architecture – Geghard monastery (4-12th cc.) listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Back to Yerevan.
Distance: 130 km
Breakfast in the hotel. check out from hotel in. Visit Central Food Market where we can taste and buy home-made dried fruit and fresh vegetables. Vernissage market, where you may buy crafts, souvenirs, jewelry, arts.
spiritual and administrative headquarters of the worldwide Armenian Church. Visit the Mother See of Holy Echmiadzin (302-303 AD) the oldest state-built church in the world and the seat of the Catholicos. Participate in liturgy. Visit St.Hripsime church (7th c.). Hripsime was a Christian nun who refused to marry the roman emperor and left to Armenia. On the way back to Yerevan visit Zvartnots temple(means “celestial angels”) 7th century wonderful architectural masterpiece. These sights are listed among the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
From Zvartnots transfer to Zvartnots international airport. Happy flight home.
Distance: 60 km
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