Day1 Arrival, Night walk, Dinner at the restaurant.
Day2 City tour, Ejmiatsin, Zvartnots
Day3 Tbilisi city tour
Day4 Mtskheta tour
Day5 Signagi tour (back to Yerevan)
Day6 Garni, Geghard, Sevan
Day7 Vernisaj, departure
Day1 Arrival in Yerevan. Meet at the airport, transfer to the accommodation. Night walk in Yerevan. Dinner at the restaurant.
Day2 Today we start our trip from City tour in Yerevan, which includes following sightseeing places: Cascade complex, Republic Square, Opera House, Matenadaran and much more. Next step is Ejmiatsin town, here we visit Mother Cathedral, which is the mother church of the Armenian Apostolic Church. According to scholars it was the first cathedral built in ancient Armenia, and is considered the oldest cathedral in the world. After we will visit Zvartnots temple.
Day3 Tbilisi trip offers a perfect introduction to must see places in the city and covers all major tourist attractions, including old town and surrounding wall, Meidan square, sulphur bath district, Mtkvari river, Metekhi wall, Dry bridge, Flea market, Rike park, Peace bridge, Freedom square, Rustaveli avenue, Heroes square, Agmashenebeli avenue and much more.
Day4 Mtsketa Tour starts from Jvari Cathedral – one of the oldest (VI c. A.D.) churches in Georgia. Below lies the ancient capital of Georgia Mtskheta (a museum city, 35 minutes to drive from Tbilisi) . Next stop is the patriarchal cathedral of Svetitskhoveli. We will take a walk in the old streets of Mtskheta where you can buy various souvenirs.
Day5 Signagi otherwise is called “city of love”, as it’s one of the most popular places for bride-couples. It is surrounded by defensive walls and towers. From Signagi there is beautiful view on the Alazani valley, boundless space stretching to the horizon. Within Signagi Tour we also visit the Bodbe Monastery (built in 9th century) of Saint Nino (the saint, who preached Christianity in Georgia), which is 2 km away from Signagi. Here is the grave of Saint Nino and her holy spring – the sites visited by believers from all over the world, where you can also have a bath. It is believed that anyone with strong belief, having bath in this spring, will be cured from all diseases. After our georgian trip we will be back to Yerevan
Day6 On the sixth day we visit Garni pagan temple: Located in the Kotayk province, on the right bank of the river Azat. It’s a Armenia’s historical and cultural monument. Probably the castle was built in the 2nd century BC. It is assumed that the temple was dedicated to the sun god Mitra-Areg. After the adoption of the Christian religion it was the summer room of King Trdats III’s sister, Khosrovdukht. The temple was destroyed by the 1679 earthquake. The temple was reconstructed in 1969-75. Next stop is Geghard Monastery Complex, situated in the Kotayk province, on the right bank of Azat river. The famous spear with which the Roman soldier pierced Christ’s side was kept here. The monastery is listed in the UNESCO world heritage sight. According to tradition the monastery was founded after adaptation Christianity as a state religion by Grigor the Illuminator. After Garni-Geghard tou8r we continue our trip to Sevan Lake, here we also visit Sevanavank.
Day7 Visit Vernissage, large open-air market in center of Yerevan. Depurture
The Yerevan Vernissage is an open-air exhibition-market functioning on the weekends. It was formed during the 1980s by Armenian artists who started to display their art works in the square next to the Artists Union of Armenia.
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- All transfers
- All acomodations (4* hotel in Yerevan and in Georgia)
- Half board (lunch and breakfast), drinking water
- Guide services
- Entrance fees
- Tour program
- The tour is free for children under 5
- 50% discount for children under 12 years