Here is what’s included in the program of this tour
Transfer, accommodation, tour in the center of Yerevan
Our trip to Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) starts from Yerevan, where we will meet you at the airport Zvartnots. As Artsakh is located about 300 km from Yerevan, and on the way to it we will visit a lot of attractive places, the first day of your arrival we suggest to spend in Yerevan. After accommodation in a comfortable Ibis Hotel, we offer a sightseeing tour through the city center, during which you can see the main sights, the route will be made according to your preferences and interests. For dinner, we recommend Wine Time Restaurant in Saryan Street.
Khor Virap, Areni, Tatev, Goris
Early in the morning we will start our journey to Artsakh, during which we will visit following places of interest: Khor Virap - Monastery complex at the foot of Mount Ararat; Areni, where you can visit the wine cellar Hin Areni; Cave Areni, where the most ancient winery in the world was discovered; The Noravank monastery complex; Halidzor, where on the longest ropeway in the world called Wings of Tatev we can get to the Monastery of Tatev. In the evening we will arrive to Goris, where we will stay at Diana Hotel.
Lachin, Berdzor, Shushi, Stepanakert
In the morning we will get to Berdzor through the picturesque Lachin gorge, where we will arrange a traditional national breakfast, visit the Chamber of Princes of Kashatakh, Tsitsernavank (VI century), thermal springs. After that, we will go to the city of Shushi, where we will visit the Shushi Fortress of the VIII century, the Cathedral of Surb Amenaprkich Kazanchetsots (18th century), the Upper Mosque of Gevkhar-agi. In the evening we will arrive to Stepanakert, where after accommodation, based on the chosen tour package, we will arrange an evening walk around the city.
Stepanakert, Askeran, Tigranakert, Martakert
In the morning, we will arrange a tour around Stepanakert, then an exciting tour along the route Askeran-Tigranakert-Martakert, during which we will visit: Askeran Castle of the 18th century, the former residence of Shakhnazaryan meliks from Varanda, St. Gevorg Church, Nikol Duman's house museum and a healing spring near Aygestan. Then we will visit Tigranakert, an ancient city in the province of Artsakh from Great Armenia, founded by Tigran II in the I century BC. Then we will visit the museum of local history of Martakert.
On the fifth day of the tour we will go to the mountain of Dizapayt, on the top of which there is a temple of Kataro (IV century); A hike to the temple is possible; the legend says, if anyone makes a wish there, it will definitely come true. On the way we will stop at the oldest tree Tnjri (Platan Chinar), which is over 2000 years old (diameter of the trunk is 27 meters, height 54, and the crown area is 1400 sq.m.); near the Mamrot Karcher waterfall and the caves of Azokh. Also we will visit the Kataro Winery, the attractions of the village of Tokh Berdashen and Hadrut: the Palace of Dizak melik-princes Eganyans (XVIII-XIX centuries). Okht Dran monastery, Takhaser monastery (the 17th-century), Kusaberd.
Dadivank, Gandzasar, Vank village, Lake Sevan, Erevan
On the way to Yerevan, we will visit the Dadivank monastery of the 9th century in Artsakh; we will stop at the impregnable fortress of Kachakhakaberd, we will visit the unmatched Gandzasar Monastery of X century and have rest in the village of Vank. Further, along the high-mountainous Lake Sevan, we will visit Noraduz and Ayrivank and we will go to Yerevan. After getting done with accommodation, in the evening we suggest you to visit one of the best restaurants of national cuisine - Lavash.
On the last day of the tour, we recommend you 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 make an exciting route, including the sights of Yerevan, which were not been visited on the previous days of the tour.
Our standard offers can be changed according to your wishes
Number of participants:
STANDARD 2 PERSONS
Tour in Artsakh
3-star hotel Ibis Yerevan Center, double standard room, breakfast included / 2 nights /
Diana Hotel Goris, double junior suite room, breakfast included /1 night /
3-star hotel Europe Hotel Stepanakert, double standard room, breakfast included / 3 nights /
Guide services with personal comfort class car for 3-6 days of the tour
Driver's services on personal car: 1, 7 days of the tour for half a day; 2 day - for the whole day, including transfer
Tickets for 2 persons on the following objects: Wings of Tatev Cable Car, Hin Areni wine tasting + coffee break
24/7 informational support for tourists. Tour package booking without prepayment (payment upon arrival)