Wine tour 5 days, 4 nights "The sun of Armenia in the glass"

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Day 1: Yerevan city tour, Ararat Brandy Company

Stop At: Yerevan, Yerevan
Acquaintance with Armenia starts with a sightseeing tour of Yerevan city, and more specifically in “Haghtanak”(Victory) park, where besides military equipment and the museum of the Ministry of Defense, you can see “Mother Armenia” statue, a pleasant surprise will be a panoramic view of Yerevan. Next, the descent to the Cascade follows. A short break for dinner, after which we go to...
Itinerary

Day 1: Yerevan city tour, Ararat Brandy Company

Stop At: Yerevan, Yerevan
Acquaintance with Armenia starts with a sightseeing tour of Yerevan city, and more specifically in “Haghtanak”(Victory) park, where besides military equipment and the museum of the Ministry of Defense, you can see “Mother Armenia” statue, a pleasant surprise will be a panoramic view of Yerevan. Next, the descent to the Cascade follows. A short break for dinner, after which we go to the Republic Square - the heart of our capital.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Ararat Museum, 2 Admiral Isakov Ave, Yerevan 0082, Armenia
At the end of the first excursion day there will be an excursion with a tasting at the “Ararat” Cognac Factory. Today it is one of the most famous and successful brands not only in Armenia but also in the whole world. Ararat has preserved the traditions of cognac production since 1887. Only local grape varieties with special taste and quality are used in the production of the genuine Armenian cognac.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at the 4* hotel in Yerevan.

Day 2: Etchmiadzin, Zvartnots Cathedral, Noy Brandy Factory

Stop At: Echmiadzin Monastery, Vagharshapat Armenia
After breakfast at the hotel, we shall go to the First city of the Armenian Church - Vagharshapat (Ejmiatsin). At the entrance to Vagharshapat city, we can look at one of the oldest churches in the world, St. Hripsime Church, which has remained unchanged almost since 618. The next church we shall visit will be St. Gayane church. Then our path lies to the Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin, which is the most ancient Christian cathedral on the planet and dates back to 303. The Cathedral is unique in architectural terms, as well as it is a place of pilgrimage for many Christians from all over the world.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Noy Yerevan Brandy Factory, Isakov admiral str. 9, Yerevan 0004 Armenia
Then we shall visit the ruins of a unique cathedral of the 10th century-Zvartnots. All the listed temples are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List, upon returning to Yerevan, we shall have an excursion to the cognac factory "Noy-Ararat", the official supplier of the Kremlin.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yerevan, Yerevan
Farewell supper at one of the Armenian traditional restaurants with national cuisine, live music and dancing.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at the 4* hotel in Yerevan.

Day 3: Sevan lake, Dilijan - Haghartsin Monastery, Ijevan Wine Factory

Stop At: Lake Sevan, Lake Sevan, Gegharkunik Province
Breakfast at the hotel. First, we shall go to the mountain lake Sevan - the pearl of Armenia. Here, on a small peninsula, the unique complex Sevanavank with peaceful energy, built of basalt, which is of great importance in the centuries-old Armenian history, is located. Exploration of the Complex will leave an indelible impression, ascetic churches have peaceful energy.
Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Dilijan, Dilijan, Tavush Province
Then our way lies to the so-called Armenian Switzerland, passing a two-kilometre tunnel, we find ourselves in the outskirts of the famous resort Dilijan, covered with dense forests.

Stop At: Haghartsin Monastery, Dilijan Armenia
An important part of the trip is a visit to the Armenian medieval monastery complex Haghartsin of the 11-13 centuries.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Ijevan, Ijevan, Tavush Province
After the visit of the monastery complex, a visit to the “Ijevan” wine factory with a tasting of local wines awaits us.
Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Yerevan, Yerevan
Return to Yerevan.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at the 4* hotel in Yerevan.

Day 4: Khor Virap, Noravank, Areni wine tasting, Bird's Cave

Stop At: Khor Virap, Artashat, Lusarat Armenia
After breakfast, the first point of the excursion will be a visit to the monastery complex - Khor Virap, where every traveller has an unforgettable view of biblical Mount Ararat.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Areni, Areni, Vayots Dzor Province
Next, you should visit the Areni winery, here you will try a tasting of local wines made from grapes grown in the Ararat valley.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Arpa River, Jermuk Armenia
Dinner at a restaurant on the bank of the river Arpa.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Noravank Monastery, Areni Armenia
Then we shall visit the monastery complex Noravank, built here in the 13th century, and represents a symbol of eternal love. The monastery complex of Noravank is located in a breathtaking location, above the brick-red rocks of a deep canyon.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave, Highway, At the Entrance To Noravank Canyon, Areni Armenia
Next to the monastery complex the Birds Cave is located, where the world's oldest leather shoe and a winery that dates back to 5000 BC have been found recently.
Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Yerevan, Yerevan
Return to Yerevan.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at the 4* hotel in Yerevan.

Day 5: Return home

Stop At: Yerevan, Yerevan
A visit to Vernissage, an open-air market, where you can buy souvenirs for your trip to Armenia.
Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Yerevan, Yerevan
Transfer to Zvartnots International Airport and back to home.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Echmiadzin Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Noy Yerevan Brandy Factory
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Ararat Museum
  • 4x Breakfast
  • WiFi on board
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • 1x Dinner
  • Entry/Admission - T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave
  • Accommodation included: 4 nights
  • 2 bottles of water every day
Not Included
  • Entry/Admission - Arpa River
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered

Airports

  • Zvartnots International Airport, Yerevan, Armenia


2:00 PM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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