Here is what’s included in the program of this tour
Transfer, accommodation, walk in evening Yerevan
We will meet you at Zvartnots airport (Yerevan), after accommodation based on the chosen tour package, we will begin our captivating journey. Autumn in Yerevan is quite warm, the air temperature in winter rarely falls below 5° C and quite comfortable walking tours with visiting the sights of Yerevan with intermittent breaks in numerous cafes and restaurants located in the city center. Travel agents of the company ChummyTour, based on your preferences and visit times (autumn, Christmas holidays, winter), will make a fascinating route for an independent walking tour in the center of evening Yerevan. The Cascade from the top of which opens a panoramic view of Yerevan, the Northern Avenue is a pedestrian street with numerous boutiques and restaurants, and the Republic Square.
Sevan, Hayrivank, Noradus, Geghard, Garni
On the second day we offer a great trip to the outskirts of Yerevan, where many objects of cultural and historical heritage are located. Will start with the picturesque high-mountainous Lake Sevan, where we will visit the Monastery of Hayrivank (IX cent.), then Noratus is the largest monument of Khachkars (crosses-stones), each of which is decorated with unique Armenian ornaments. Next, it is proposed to arrange a tea party on the shores of Sevan, in BashinjaghyanTeaHouse. On the way back, near Yerevan, we will visit the village of Gegard, where a unique Monastery complex carved into the rock Gegard (IV century) is located. There it is also proposed to arrange a dinner in a restaurant of national cuisine, with a view on the slopes of the Khosrov Reserve. Next, visit the only surviving pagan temple of Garni (I century). Upon returning to Yerevan, after a short rest, the evening is proposed to be held at MezzoClassicHouseClub.
City of the Sun – Yerevan
The third day will be dedicated to Yerevan, the city with its own unique charm. In the morning we offer an independent walking tour of the center of Yerevan during which you can choose to visit the National Art Gallery or the National Historical Museum of Armenia or the Center for Contemporary Experimental Art. We also recommend visit the House-Museum of the great painter MartirosSaryan, the Museum-Institute of the Armenian National Composer Komitas or carpet weaving factory Megeryan Karpet. Travelers with children are recommended to use the puppet theater after Tumanyan, recognized as one of the best in Europe. Shoppers will offer to visit one of the shopping centers of Yerevan, where you will be pleasantly surprised by the prices of global brands, also operates tax-free. If you travel in winter, we will arrange a magical evening, we will visit an open ice rink, after warming ourselves with a delicious in one of the best cafes of the city. Our specialists will be happy to make a detailed guide of the day based on your interests.
Zvartnots, Echmiadzin, ArmeniaWine
The day will begin with a visit to the unique Museum-Institute of Ancient Manuscripts of Matenadaran, the world's largest repository of manuscripts, which displays unique samples, including the smallest and most manuscript books. After we will go to the city of Vagharshapat, where the Etchmiadzin Cathedral is located - the spiritual center of the Armenians and the oldest Christian church (301 A.C.). We will also get acquainted with the sights of Vagharshapat. On the way to Etchmiadzin, we will visit the ruins of the 5th century Zvartnots temple, otherwise known as the Temple of the Biting Angels, included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Next, we arrange tasting of Armenian wines Tariri in the wine cellar of the ArmeniaWine winery. The day is offered to be completed with dinner at the wine restaurant WineHouse.
In the morning we will visit the monastery complex KhorVirap located at the foot of Biblical Mount Ararat, where for approximately 15 years Saint Gregory the Illuminator was imprisoned. Next, we will arrange a solid dinner in a private guest house- traditional Armenian khash, the consumption of which for thousands of years has turned into a whole ceremony. According to legend, Noah, having descended from the ark, first planted a vine in the Ararat valley. Upon arrival in Yerevan, we suggest visiting the museum of the legendary Ararat brandy factory, where you will taste the best varieties of Armenian cognac. A farewell party is proposed to be held in MalkhasJazzClub, where jazz is always played with an Armenian accent.
Vernissage (open air art exhibition), transfer
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 travel agents of Chummy Tour will make an exciting route, including the sights of Yerevan, which could not be visited on the previous days of the tour.
Our standard offers can be changed according to your wishes
Number of participants:
WITHOUT ACCOMMODATION 2 PERSONS
Tour in Yerevan
Guide service on own car-class comfort while traveling on the outskirts of Yerevan (2nd, 4th, 5th days of the tour).
Transfer and The services of driver on their own car in Yerevan, to visit places outside the walking distance.
Tickets for 2 persons for the following objects: Garni Temple, ArmeniaWine and Ararat Museum (including tasting), Organization of a national dinner Khash in a private guest house.
24/7 information support for tourists on the program ChummyFriend. Creation of individual routes for walking tours in Yerevan, reservation of tables in restaurants.
Booking a tour without prepayment (payment upon arrival).