Classical Armenia

CLASSICAL ARMENIA GROUP TOUR
(8 Days / 7 Nights)

SHIRAK 3*AND MIRHAV 4*

PRICE PER PERSON DBL ROOMCHILD SHARING (0-4)CHILD SHARING (5-10)
SEATS (2-3)930$300$400$
SEATS (4-8)670$200$300$
SEATS (8-14)530$200$250$
SEATS (15-25)450$200$230$
SEATS (25-50)410$200$220$
SGL SUPPLEMENT180$N/AN/A

CONGRESS 4*AND MIRHAV 4*

PRICE PER PERSON DBL ROOMCHILD SHARING (0-4)CHILD SHARING (5-10)
SEATS (2-3)1060$300$420$
SEATS (4-8)780$200$320$
SEATS (8-14)630$200$270$
SEATS (15-25)580$ 200$250$
SEATS (25-50)545$200$240$
SGL SUPPLEMENT300$N/AN/A

Rates are per person

  • Arrival in Yerevan
  • Meeting and Greet at Zvartnots International Airport
  • Transfer to the hotel
  •  Breakfast at hotel.
    We embark our tour with capital Yerevan by visiting the remarkable Matenadaran Library
    and Research Institute of Armenia, which preserved close to 17,000 unique manuscriptsone of the richest depositories for manuscripts in the world.
  •  Next, we visit the Armenia Genocide complex and museum.
  •  Also we visit Megeryan Carpet factory, where we have the chance to see unique Armenian
    carpet/rug making.
  •  We continue by visiting Victory park with its fascinating view of Yerevan city, statue of
    Mother Armenia, which symbolizes peace through strength, Gerard Cafesdjian cascade Art
    complex which is Armenia’s largest depository of modern arts,
  • Back to hotel.
  •  Breakfast at hotel.
  • We start by visiting Lake Sevan “the emerald of Armenia” set at 1900m above sea level,
    situated high in the mountains and famed for its glorious and ever-changing hues. We will
    stop by the lakeside churches on the top of peninsula and have a chance to admire a
    spectacularly picturesque view overlooking the lake and distant mountains.
  •  There is a story which tells that a famous archimandrite had a vision, in which the 12
    apostles gave their blessing to this land and instructed the building of churches on this
    island. Indeed, the vision became true. The churches were built and one of them was after
    the apostles-church of the Holy Apostles.
  • Then we continue to Dilijan “a piece of Switzerland in Armenia”. Earth and sky, woods and
    fields, rivers and mountains are excellent schoolmasters, teaching us more than we can
    ever learn otherwise… The old town Dilijan complete with craftsmen workshops, small
    shops with traditional Armenian products and crafts, museum, showing typical 19th
    century living with all its local customs and handmade wood furnishings.
  • We continue our tour by visiting the beautiful 12th century Goshavank Monastery located at
    village Gosh.
  • We also visit the renovated 13th century magnificent Haghartsin Monastery.
  •  Back to Yerevan.
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  •  Today our tour best contrasts the difference between paganism era (pre-Christianity) and
    the convention of Armenia to Christianity. We first visit 12th century Geghard Monastery
    architectural complex (UNESCO heritage list), carved out of one monolithic rock. Due to its
    extraordinary acoustics, when local singer begins to sing in the chamber it is hard to
    believe that a large choir is not singing. A visit to Geghard Monastery is truly a spiritual and
    unique experience…
  •  Next, we visit 2000 years old Garni Temple, the location of only pre-Christian pagan temple
    still maintained in Armenia.
  •  We will take part in the traditional Armenian lavash bread baking process.
  •  Returning to Yerevan, we visit Vernissage open market for souvenirs at handcrafts.
  • At evening, we visit Ararat Brandy Factory where we have guided tour and taste 2 types of
    its worldwide famous cognac.
  •  Back to Yerevan
  • Breakfast served and check-out from Hotel in Yerevan (main luggage can be kept at hotel
    store room).
  • We start our day by driving through the fertile plains of Ararat valley reaching to Khor
    Virap Monastery-the beginning of Christianity history in Armenia, which is magnificently
    set against the towering slopes of the Biblical Mountain Ararat.
  • You will have some quite spectacular photo shooting opportunities before a landscape of
    unparalleled beauty and majesty.
  •  The Monastery is the site where St. Gregory the illuminator was incarcerated, and it is a
    pilgrimage destination for every believer. It is especially a time for reflection upon the
    work of our Church’s patron Saint Gregory the illuminator, who spread the light of
    Christianity in Armenia and inspired King Trdat to proclaim Christianity as a state religion
    in 301AD, becoming the 1st Christian country in the world. This had a determinate impact
    on the Armenian people and their history.
  • Next, we visit Hin Areni Winery where we also have the chance to taste local wine and
    vodka.
  •  We continue by driving through the narrow gorge revealing the wonder of Noravank
    Monastery, nestled inside deep red landscape of tuf stoned mountains, known for its tall
    and sheer red-brick cliffs.
  •  The 13th century Monastery is best known for its two-stored Sourp Asdvadzadzin church
    (Holy Mother of God), which grants access into the second floor by a narrow stone made
    staircase. After break, we drive towards Goris village, where have overnight at Hotel.
  • Yerevan Breakfast served and check-out Hotel in Goris.
  •  We start our tour by visiting the majestic Tatev Monastery, which is located on large basalt
    plateau.
  •  Tatev is known as the Bishopric seat of Syunik area and played a significant role in the
    history of region as a center of economic, political and spiritual and cultural activity. We
    will also take the cable-car tour at Tatev, which was included in the Guiness Book of
    Records as world’s longest non-stop double track cable-car (5.7KM long).
  • Later on, we visit the health-spa village of Jermuk and the waterfalls, known with its
    famous healing mineral waters.
  • After Lunch is served at Jermuk village (optional), we drive back to arrive Yerevan at night
    and check-in at Hotel.
  • We start our last day in Armenia by driving towards the land of ancient treasures of
    Christian history-the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin Cathedral, also known as the
    “Religious Capital” and the seat of Supreme Patriarch-Catholicos of all Armenians. The
    story holds that the place where Noah made fire after the flood is the site upon which the
    main Cathedral, one of the earliest Christian churches, was built. It is located at the lower
    chamber, underneath the main Altar of the Cathedral. Afterwards, we admire the 7th
    century churches of St. Hripsime and St. Gayane.
  • Finally, we also visit the magnificent ruins of 7th century Zvartnots Cathedral (UNESCO
    Heritage list), which shows uniqueness of Armenian architecture and where once stood an
    impressive three-tiered circular structure with a spectacular central dome.
  • Breakfast served at the Hotel.
  • Transfer to Zvartnots International Airport.

Above rates include:

  • 6 overnight stay at Hotel in Yerevan, with Breakfast included.
  •  1 overnight stay at 4* Mirhav or 4* Goris Hotel in Goris village, with breakfast included.
  • Daily excursion tours as specified in the itinerary program, via comfortable bus and with passenger insurance coverage.
  • 1 bottle of water per person during excursion tours.
  •  Entrance fee to all visiting sites/museum.
  • Entrance fee to Ararat Brandy factory, with 2 types of brandy tasting.
  •  Wine/Vodka tasting at Hin Areni Winery.
  •  Tatev Monastery cable-car tour ticket fee.
  •  Participation in Armenian Lavash bread baking process near Garni Temple.
  •  Armenian/English speaking certified professional Tour Guide service.
  •  Transfers from/to Zvartnots Int. Airport in Yerevan.

Above rates do not include:

  • Round Trip ticket BEY/EVN/BEY including airport taxes with MEA.
  • PCR test at Beirut Airport upon Return: $50 (obligatory-included in the ticket price).
  •  Visa Fee to be applied online or through the embassy 10$ per person for Lebanese passport
    holders.
  •  PCR test in Armenia before traveling back to Beirut 30$ per person.
  •  Alcohol drinks during meals.
  • Travel insurance covid-19: $25.

Index:

  • SGL: Single / DBL: Double

Payments:

  • Above package rates are in USD (cash).

Notes:

  • If vaccinated with the 2 dose, no need for PCR test.
  • If not vaccinated, a PCR test with negative result should be done at least before 3 days from the departure. No need for quarantine.

Flight Details:

BEY/EVN   MONDAY   11:36-14:35   BEY/EVN   THURSDAY   09:16-12:15
EVN/BEY   MONDAY   15:35-16:45   EVN/BEY   THURSDAY   13:15-14:25

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