Classical Armenia 3 days, 2 nights/ Sevan, Haghpat, Haghartsin, Gyumri

If you have only few days to spent in Armenia but want to see as much as possible, then this 3 days/ 2 nights tour is just for you.

per adult from

$297

AUD

Duration

3 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle according to the number of participants
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Lunch
    • Hotel accomodiation
  • Day 1: The first destination of the trip is the famous mountain-ski resort - Tsaghkadzor. In the north-western part of Tsakhkadzor one can find the 11th century monastic complex of Kecharis. The next destination during this trip will be Lake Sevan with Sevanavank Monastery. It was founded in 874 AD by princess Mariam. In 13 km northeast of Dilijan in a cozy place one can find Monastery complex Haghartsin. It was built between the 10th and 13th centuries. There are stunning khachkars, a sundial on the wall of St Gregory, a ruined gavit and a refectory with stunning arched ceiling. We will also pay a visit to the Monastery Goshavank which became one of the most famous religious and scholarly centers in medieval Armenia in the 12th-13th centuries. The  monastery was built between 1188 and the late 13th century. We will stop in Dilijan for overnight.

    Day 2: After the breakfast we will leave for monasteries of Haghpat, Sanahin, Akhtala and Kobayr, dating back to the 10th to 13th centuries. The monastery of Haghpat, founded by Queen Khosrovanush in AD 976, consists of one narthex, two corridor-sepulchers, a refectory, a scriptorium, the Chapel of Hamazasp, a belfry, several chapel-tombs and cross-stones (khachkars)․ Sanahin used to be the administrative centre and family burial place of the Kyurikyan Bagratids (10th and 11th centuries), as well as the Episcopal residence for the diocese (until the 11th century). The Sanahin monastery contains 3 churches, narthex, scriptorium, belfry and academy. Haghpat and Sanahin Monasteries are placed on UNESCO's World Heritage List. Akhtala is a 10th-century Armenian Apostolic Church monastery, with breathtaking frescoes. Kobayr is another remarkable architectural complexes of medieval times. It was built in the 12th-century. There are also three chapels, one with a scenic balcony. The last destination will be the city of Gyumri, where we will stop for an overnight.

    Day 3: Gyumri is the second largest city of Armenia. We will have an observing city tour in thi sbeautiful city, cause its historic town center is quite walkable and fun to explore. After we will head to Harichavank and Dashtadem fortress. Harichavank is one of the pearls of medieval architecture built in the 7-13th cc. Harichavank monastery has been one of the key centers of Armenian spiritual, cultural, and scientific centers for centuries. Dashtadem means “in front of the field”. It is assumed that the construction of the fortress was carried out in the 7th-10th centuries. The exact date of when it was found is unknown. The last destination of the trip is Aruch Monastery built in the late 660s by Grigor Mamikonyan, an Armenian nobleman. It is a domed hall single-nave basilica type structure. The church had been extensively damaged by earthquakes and now you can see the sky instead of the dome.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please mention the exact location you want to be picked up at.
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by Land of Noah Travel Agency

Activity ID: V-92438P46

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