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Go off the beaten path in Armenia! Discover the hidden beauty of West Asia and bask in the culture of a former colony of the Roman Empire, whose people was one of the firsts to embrace Christianity. Travel to this unique destination today,

DAY 01     ARRIVAL – YEREVAN CITY TOUR 

Arrival at Zvartnots Interna􀀐onal Airport. Meet and greet to Yerevan. Transfer to your selected hotel. Start exploring Yerevan which is also named “Pink City” for buildings with pink colour which gives the stone “tufa”. It’s an old and ancient city therewith considered also a modern and splendid city. Start your tour from Republic Square which was built on the 1950s by the project of Tamanian 20 years of after his death. Walking through the Northern Avenue, which is the modern part of the capital and considers to be the heart of Yerevan. Afterwards, we are next to Opera House and Swan Lake where we can have photo stop. Con􀀐nue to Cascade monument which is an open‐air museum. Climbing up the stairs you will enjoy the fascinating􀀐 view of Yerevan. Walking through the memorial park and stop by the Mother Armenia Monument. Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan.

DAY 02    YEREVAN – TSAGHKADZOR –  LAKE SEVAN – YEREVAN 

A􀀰er breakfast departure to the resort town of Tsakhkadzor (Gorge of Flowers) – the town of forested mountains. Walking tour around the city. Opportunity to ride up the ropeway which will take you to the peak of mount Teghenis mount from where opens a breathtaking view of the forested town. The road will take us to Lake Sevan which is going to be one of the highlights if your trip. Climb the stairs up on the peninsula from where opens a fascinating view to the “blue-eyed” lake. Sightseeing tour on the peninsula. Lake Sevan is considered to be one of the largest sweet lakes in the world at an al􀀐tude of 1897 meters above sea level. Departure back to the capital. Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan. Meals: breakfast

DAY 03    YEREVAN – KHOR VIRAP – NORAVANK – YEREVAN 

Sightseeing tour to the cradle of civilization to Khor Virap Monastery which is located very close to the Biblical Mount Ararat and the border with Turkey. The importance of Khor Virap Monastery is connected with Grigor Illuminator who has been imprisoned with the church for 13years for dissemina􀀁ng Chris􀀁anity all over Armenia. Sightseeing at Noravank Monastery (13th c.) which is surrounded by mountains covered by red stones. The beauty of the surrounding mountains one can only see with his/her own eyes, as a description can never give the real beauty. Back to Yerevan for rest and overnight. Meals: breakfast

DAY 04    DAY AT LEISURE 

After breakfast departure to Geghard Monastery (13th c.) – a monastery which is hewn out from a cave. The monastery had been originally named Ayrivank meaning “the Monastery of the Cave”. The name commonly used for the monastery today, Geghard, or more fully Geghardavank meaning “the Monastery of the Spear”. The monastery is also included in the UNESCO World Heritage list. Con􀀁nue our journey to Garni Pagan Temple from 1st c. The temple was built by Armenia King Tiridates and was dedicated to the God of Sun Mithra. Garni is the only Hellenis􀀁c temple exis􀀁ng nowadays in Armenia. The stairs of the temple are made huge and high which means that every human being climbing up the stairs is condescending to God of Sun. Drive back to Yerevan to visit Vernissage flea market which offer many kinds of national souvenirs, jewellery and many tradi􀀁onal items. You can also visit Dalma Garden Mall for some shopping. Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 05   DEPARTURE 

Breakfast. Complete check‐out formalities and get transferred to the airport for your flight back home with happy memories.

End of Tour

 

 TOUR COST:

USD 410.00 per pax 

** Minimum 10 pax to operate

INCLUSIONS:

  • Individual airport/hotel/airport transfer
  • 4 nights accommodation at Double in Yerevan
  • Meet and assist at Yerevan airport
  • Daily buffet breakfast at the hotel
  • Transportation for sightseeing tours
  • English speaking guide service
  • Entrance fee where necessary
  • Water during trips
  • Return airport transfers

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Air tickets
  • Visa Fee
  • Meals (lunches, dinners)
  • Optional Tours
  • Overseas Travel Insurance
  • Personal Expenses: Extra
  • Baggage, Meals, Beverages, Shopping,
  • Laundry, Telephone, etc.
  • Tips for guides, drivers, hotel staff
  • Surcharge for other languages guides

VISA REQUIREMENTS:

  • Philippines and Canada passport holder can get Visa upon arrival or process it online (https://evisa.mfa.am/) to avoid long
    queue at the airport. See below details for Visa Fee.
  • Visa Fees & Extension – The fees range from around USD 6 for a single-entry visa for up to 21 days to around USD 83 for a multiple-entry visa for up to 120 days. It is possible to pay the visa fees online using a credit card or PayPal account by visiting https://www.epayments.am/hy/consular_services/step1/. Once you are in Armenia it is possible to extend your visa for up to 60 days. The extension fee is around USD 1 for each day.
    * U.S. Citizens or passport holders may enter Armenia Visa-Free.

 

PIRKKO & TROYTOURS, INC., has arranged for the various tour services to be performed under the responsibility of various contractors. Pirkko & Troytours, Inc., its employees, or its sub-agents therefore only act as agents for the contractors providing the various services described in the tour and accept no responsibility or liability in connection with losses or accidental expenses due to delays of schedule, overbooking, defaults or “force majeure”. All tours and arrangements are subject to the general conditions specified by each contractor. Tour itineraries and prices are subject to change without prior notice. When making a tour booking, the passenger acknowledges and accepts the foregoing conditions.

 

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