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North Armenia 5 DAYS

Tour from Yerevan explores Armenia’s rich history landscapes. Discover the monastic complex of

Geghard, admire natural wonders including Lake Sevan and and visit historic sites North Armenia

per adult from

$612

AUD

Duration

5 days

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  • What's included :
    • driver/guide/ fuel parking
    What's excluded :
    • hotel/hostel/
    • Entry/Admission - Yerevan Brandy Factory

  • Day 1: Yerevan Mount Aragats Amberd Fortress OshakanOwanawank

    Stop At: Yerevan Brandy Factory, Admirala Isakova ave 2, Yerevan 0004 Armenia
    Republic Square, Yerevan

    After visiting Mother Armenia Statue We proceed to Republic Visit

    Erebuni Museum Visit COGNAC FACTORY STOP; AT History of The Creation of The Armenian Alphabet, 7-th Century Fortress in The Clouds Amberd, which is situated on the southern slopes of the Mount Aragats - the highest mountain in the Armenian Highlands.

    territory.Very beautiful road and a lot of unexplainable phenomenonson the way.There is a part where you can see antigravitation zone where the river runs up.

    STOP ; AT The centerpiece of the monastery is the Cathedral built between 1216 and 1221 through the donation of Prince Vache I Vachutian Amberdtsi The Cathedral has a cruciform floor plan, with two storey sacristies in each of the four extensions of the church. The dome has an umbrella-shaped roof, which is unique to Armenian churches. The Cathedral’s important decorations include carved scenes from the Parable of the Wise and Foolish Virgins (Matthew 25:1-13). STOP ;

    During the Arsacid Dynasty of the Kingdom of Armenia, it served as the main town of Ayrarat province and the capital of its Aragatsotn canton from which the Amatuni noble family ruled. However, Oshakan is best known for the Saint Mesrop Mashtots Cathedral which is the burial place of Saint Mesrop Mashtots, the creator of the Armenian alphabet. The church houses his grave and was rebuilt by Catholicos George IV in 1875. Wall paintings on the interior were done in 1960 by the artist H. Minasian. Saint Mesrop Cathedral is the seat of the Aragatsotn Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church.

    Duration: 5 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Sevan sewanawank Noratus Kecharis Dilijan Achveran

    Stop At: Statue of Akhtamar at Lake Sevan, along the highway, north of Sevanavank, Sevan Armenia
    stop : at Kecharis Monastery is a medieval Armenian monastic complex dating back to the 11th to 13th centuries, located 60 km from Yerevan, in the ski resort town of Tsakhkadzor in Armenia. Nestled in the Pambak mountains, Kecharis was founded by a Pahlavuni prince in the 11th century, and construction continued until the middle of the 13th century. In the 12th and 13th centuries, Kecharis was a major religious center of Armenia and a place of higher education. Today, the monastery has been fully restored and is clearly visible from the ski slopes.

    stop at : is first mentioned as a settlement in the Middle Ages, when it was a much larger settlement. The bronze-age megalithic fort near the village points to the notion that Noratus is one of the most ancient continuously inhabited settlements in Armenia stop at : lake sevan monastery sewanawank

    According to an inscription in one of the churches, the monastery of Sevanavank was founded in 874 by Princess Mariam, the daughter of Ashot I[1] (who became a king a decade later). At the time, Armenia was still struggling to free itself from Arab rule.

    Duration: 5 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Enoqawanq Dilijan Sevan Lake shorja region Goshawank Hagarcin

    Stop At: Dilijan National Park, Dilijan Armenia
    The change of the status of Dilijan State Reserve to Dilijan National Park was conditioned by several objective reasons, such as inevitability of commercial activity in the area, presence of numerous settlements, including Dilijan town with its mineral water resorts, Yerevan-Ijevan railway line passing through its whole territory and others.
    Duration: 4 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 4: Lori castle Dedropark Sanahin Haghpat Akhtala Oromair Odzun Gyumri

    Stop At: Akhtala Monastery, Off 1st Raffi St., Akhtala Armenia
    stop at :Lori Fortress is an 11th-century Armenian fortress located near the Lori Berd village in Lori Province, Armenia. The fortress was built by David Anhoghin to become the capital of Kingdom of Tashir-Dzoraget in 1065. stop at :Sanahin Monastery is an Armenian monastery founded in the 10th century in the Lori Province of Armenia. stop at : monastery haghpat complex, the Cathedral of Surb Nishan, probably begun in 976, was completed in 991 by king Smbat. It is a typical example of tenth century Armenian architecture, its central dome rests on the four imposing pillars of the lateral walls.

    stop at : monastery Between 1887 and 1889 the French archaeologist Jacques de Morgan discovered 576 rectangular stone sepulchers, along with cultural items made of clay, bronze and iron near Akhtala dating back to the 8th century BC.[3][5] The settlement of modern Akhtala was known as Agarak in the 5th century.[3][4] The fortress was almost certainly built on top of Bronze and Iron Age foundations.[3]
    Duration: 4 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 5: Gyumri Ereruk Bl ack Castle Dashtadem Fortress Horomos Dashtadem Fortress Yerevan

    Stop At: Gyumri's Central Park, Gayi Str, Gyumri Armenia
    stop at : Odzun m,onastery Catholicos St John the Philosopher Odznetsi (717–728) was born in Odzun, a village in the Tashirq province of the Gugarq state. At first he was educated in the parochial school of the church of the Mother of God in Odzun. Then he studied under the teacher Theodoros Qrtenavor in Aragatzotn province of Ayrarat state. He was elected his Holiness Catholicos in 717. In 719 when Caliph Omar heard of Odznetsi's holiness, he invited him to Damascus stop at :The fortress was built on top of a hill, and the full fortification took a decade after the first stones were laid in 1834. The fortress is a 360-degree round structure made of black stone, from which it gets its name. After Russia's loss in the Crimean War, Sev Berd was upgraded and designated a "first-class" fortress. It never underwent a siege, but was of strategic importance in victories over the Turks in subsequent wars that lasted through 1878. The fortress was downgraded to "second-class" status in 1887, after the final Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878 that saw Russia gain strongholds in Kars and Batumi.

    stop at:Yererouk dates back to the 4th and 5th centuries. It is located in the Shirak canton of the Ayrarat province of Ancient Armenia. Not much is known about the founders of the basilica. However, the church was renovated during the 11th century by the efforts of King Hovhannes-Smbat's wife.

    stop at :The fortress was built on top of a hill, and the full fortification took a decade after the first stones were laid in 1834. The fortress is a 360-degree round structure made of black stone, from which it gets its name. After Russia's loss in the Crimean War, Sev Berd was upgraded and designated a "first-class" fortress. It never underwent a siege, but was of strategic importance in victories over the Turks in subsequent wars that lasted through 1878. The fortress was downgraded to "second-class" status in 1887, after the final Russo-Turkish War of 1877-1878 that saw Russia gain strongholds in Kars and Batumi
    Duration: 4 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Yerevan, Armenia
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Yerevan Airport CITY CENTER HOTELS
    Departure Time :
    9:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • 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

14

Organised by Travel-With- Armenia

Activity ID: V-127728P28

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