Here is what’s included in the program of this tour
Gyumri, Villa Kars
Tour around Armenia Gyumri-Lori-Yerevan starts from the city of Gyumri, but if you arrive in Yerevan, for your convenience we are ready to make the appropriate changes in the route. So, we will meet you at the airport and will have accommodation in the hotel Villa Kars, which fully reflects the spirit and atmosphere of the city, famous for its unique architecture and color of the XVIII century. In the evening we will offer you a walk around the city and dinner in one of the cozy restaurants of the city.
Trip around Gyumri
Our big excursion program in Gyumri includes visit to the main sightseeing places: a walk around the city center and the old quarters, a visit (according to your choice) to the house-museums of Mher Mkrtchyan (Frunzik), Hovhanes Shiraz, Avetik Isahakyan; museum of painters of the Aslamazyan sisters, house-museum of Dzitochtsonts Tun; monument of Mother Armenia, Black Fortress and etc. Lunch will be organized in the fish restaurant Cherkezi Dzor, in the territory of which there is a large breeding pool for sturgeon.
Stepanavan arboretum, Fortress Lori, Tufenkian Avan Dzoraget Hotel
On the third day of the tour we will go to the picturesque Lori region. On the way we will visit the unique Stepanavan dendrological park with a total area of 35 hectares, from which 15 hectares are ornamental plants. Then we will visit the medieval Fortress of Lori, which in the tenth century was the center of the Armenian Tashir-Dzoraget kingdom. We will stay in a 4-star hotel built in the style of the medieval castle called “Tufenkian Avan Dzoraget”, located on the bank of the river Debed.
Sightseeing tour around Lori
On the fourth day we will arrange a short excursion (3-4 hours) for the nearest sights of Lori region from the place of your accommodation. We will visit the monastry complexes of Haghpat and Sananin (X century) included in the UNESCO World Heritage List, as well as the village Odzun, one of the oldest settlements of the Tashir Gavar. We offer to spend the evening in Tufenkian Avan Dzoraget, where you will find a restaurant and lounge bar, indoor pool, Jacuzzi and spa treatments.
In the morning we will visit the city of Dilijan, where we will have a lunch in one of the best restaurants of the national cuisine Dolmama. Further we will go to the high-mountainous lake Sevan, where we will visit the Sevanavank Monastery complex VIII century, located on the peninsula of Sevan. After that we’ll arrange a coffee break on the shore of the lake in Bashinjaghyan Tea House, where if you want you can swim. In the evening we will arrive Yerevan, and where after accommodation, it is proposed to organize a hiking tour around the city center.
In the morning we offer personal hiking tour in the center of Yerevan, where you can visit the main sights of the city, including the Historical Museum, Martiros Saryan House Museum, the Megurian Carpet Making Factory, etc. In the afternoon we will arrange an excursion to Vagharshapat (20 km from Yerevan), where the Cathedral of Echmiatsin is located - the oldest Christian church (301 BC). Upon arrival to Yerevan, we offer to spend the evening at the Voskevaz Wine Time restaurant.
On the last day of the tour, we recommend to visit the Vernissage - a souvenir fair, as well as the central market of GUM. Depending on the time of departure, the tour agents of Chummy Tour will compose an exciting route, where they will include the sights of Yerevan, which were not seen on the previous days of the tour.
Our standard offers can be changed according to your wishes
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THE INDEPENDENT TRIP
We can provide car rental service and a detailed map with sightseeing places
3-star hotel Villa Kars Gyumri, double standard room, breakfast included / 2 nights /
4-star hotel Tufenkian Avan Dzoraget Hotel, standard twin room, breakfast included / 2 nights /
3-star hotel Ibis Yerevan Center, standard twin room, breakfast included / 2 nights /
Car rental service class C / 7 days /, delivery acceptance at the location. Transfer
24/7 informational support for tourists, individual route making for hiking tours, reservation of tables in restaurants
Tour package booking without prepayment (payment upon arrival)