Highlights of Armenia

Our Insider Experience

Visit some of the oldest cathedrals in the world and an open-air handicraft market in Yerevan. Take in magnificent views of the iconic Mount Ararat from beautiful river canyons and gorges and see ancient cave monasteries, pagan temples, and fortresses. Taste the wines at a local winery, see alpine lakes, visit the smallest church in Armenia and enjoy the singing fountains of Republic Square.

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Tour Details

Specification: Highlights of Armenia




7 Days


Set Departure Dates

Group Size

18 (Maximum)

Tour Type

Small Group Journey

Trip Grading



Daily Breakfast


4-Star Hotels


Per Person in Double Room


With 2 Persons

SKU IJDB-SGJ-52-2023 Category Tags , ,
Upon arrival to International Zvartnots Airport in Yerevan, transfer on your own to your hotel (transfer not incl). Remaining day at leisure. Overnight in Yerevan
Join an excursion to Echmiadzin town, the religious center of Armenia (start approx 11am). First you will stop at 4th century Echmiadzin cathedral, often considered as the oldest cathedral in the world. Afterwards you will visit St. Hripsime church of 7th century. Armenia is the 1st country of the world to adopt Christianity as a state religion in 301 AD. Return back to Yerevan and visit the ruins of Zvartnots cathedral. End your sightseeing with a visit of a Vernissage open-air handcraft market in Yerevan. Overnight in Yerevan.
Today you will visit Khor Virap monastery, which offers the best and the closest view to Mt. Ararat. It is a very important sanctuary for pilgrims as here Armenian church 1st Catholicos (highest supreme of the church) was imprisoned before proclaiming Christianity as a state religion. Continue to Noravank monastery of 9-14th cen. which is situated in picturesque Gnishik river canyon. It’s very close to wine producing region Areni where an optional stop can be done for local wine tasting (against surcharge). Return back to Yerevan. Overnight in Yerevan.
Start your sightseeing tour of Yerevan after breakfast. First you will visit the Cascade monument for a panoramic view to the city. Afterwards stop by Tsiternakaberd Memorial park and museum dedicated to the victims of 1915 Genocide. Drive to Garni pagan temple of 1st cen. dedicated to the God of Sun. Continue to Ghegard cave monastery of 12-13 cent. UNESCO. Return back to Yerevan. Overnight in Yerevan.
Join an excursion to Lake Sevan, which is one of the largest freshwater high-altitude alpine lakes in Eurasia. Afterwards continue to Hagpat monastery, being one of the most beautiful monastic complexes in Armenia and one of the first monuments to be inscribed in UNESCO heritage list. Return back to Yerevan. Overnight at your hotel in Yerevan.
Day at leisure. Optional excursion available (against surcharge). Overnight at your hotel in Yerevan. Optional excursion Yerevan – Amberd– Letters Park – Sagmosavank – Ashtarak – Matenadaran – Yerevan Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Amberd fortress of 9-11 century, which is situated on the slopes of Mt. Aragats on 2200 m. above sea level. Mt. Aragats is the highest peak of Armenia 4090 m. a.s.l. and one of the highest peaks of Lesser Caucasus mountains. Return back to Yerevan and stop near Armenian Alphabet letters park and visit Sagmosavank monastery of 13th cen. which is situated over the beautiful Qasaagh river gorge. Stop in Ashtarak town visiting the smallest Armenian church. Visit Matenadaran manuscript museum in Matenadaran. Free evening with a farewell scroll in Yerevan enjoying the singing fountains of Republic Square.
Check out from your hotel. Transfer to the airport on your own.

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Departure Dates and Rates

Saturday, 17 June 2023Saturday, 24 June 20238321148
Tuesday, 5 September 2023Tuesday, 12 September 20238321148
Saturday, 21 October 2023Saturday, 28 October 20238321148

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