Tour Itinerary and description
The highlight of this five day trip is going to be World’s Longest Cable Car, called Wings of Tatev. You will fly over Vorotan gorge and the highest point from the ground will be 320 m. Scroll down and see the itinerary and your daily description!
March 10/Sunday/ Early check in-Lunch-Yerevan city tour
Welcome to Armenia! Just 30 minutes drive and you are in the center of Yerevan. Check in the hotel and feel Yerevan. You’ll spend the whole day in Yerevan discovering and rediscovering the capital: Cascade, Republic Square, Opera House, Painters’ and craftsmen’s Vernissage and much more. For lunch you will go to one of the best restaurants, where you can see how the Armenian traditional bread is baked and taste one of the most symbolic and tasty dishes-Harissa.
March 11/Monday / Passport pick up from the Visa center-Fruit Market / Gum/ -Megerian carpet museum-carpet making-lunch Matenadaran and Genocide museum are closed/
A very emotional day is awaiting! After the Armenian passport is in your hands, you’ll continue exploring your your MotherLand! Entering the Fruit market you will appear in the kingdom of sweats and forget about diet! Just 15 minutes drive /depends on the traffic/ and you will be in a very unique place! Megerian carpet. Here you will find out the secret of the Armenian carpets, how to distinguish them from the Persian ones and learn carpet-making. Tasty lunch is awaiting you in the same place!
March 12/Tuesday / Yerevan-Khor Virap-Areni-Khndzoresk-Goris
Ready for a long, but interesting day? Here we go! The first spot is going to be Khor Virap monastery, the very place where Gregory the Illuminator was condemned to die and survived by miracle. You can also see the Biblical Mount Ararat in clear weather. On the way to Goris, passing by Areni wine village, you should surely taste the local wine and local tasty food! By the time of arrival to Goris, you can decide , either to go directly to the hotel or to explore the cave city khndzoresk and enjoy the 160 m long and 63 high swinging bridge. (30 minutes drive from Goris/ .
March 13/Wednesday / Goris-Tatev-Noravank-Yerevan
After breakfast have a short city tour round Goris and drive to Halidzor station. Ready to fly? This 15 minutes flight over Vorotan gorge will fill you with energy. Explore the mystery of Tatev and visit one of the villagers. ‘’Fly’’ back to the station and drive towards Yerevan. One the way you will have a nice spot for exploring one of the Peals of Armenian architecture-Noravank monastery.
March 14/Thursday / Yerevan- Genocide museum & Memorial-Matenadaran- lunch in a traditional restaurant – leisure time
After breakfast drive to Tsitsernakaberd hill where the Armenian Genocide Memorial and Museum is situated. After a tour in the Museum visit the Treasury of this Nation- Manuscript depository & museum. After lunch enjoy your free time!
March 15/Ftiday /Transfer to the airport
Transport : Mercedes Vito
Overnight in Goris in Mina Hotel 3*
Meals: 5 lunches and 1 dinner in Goris
Tour Guide Service