Arrival to Yerevan, meeting at Zvartnots International airport. Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation in the hotel, rest. City Tour in Yerevan with the guide, visiting Matenadaran – one of the biggest depositories of ancient manuscripts. After we will visit Yerevan Brandy Factory with excursion and brandy tasting. Welcome dinner in Malkhas Jazz Club where we will hear live jazz and listen to artists like Levon Malkhasyan, the master of Armenian jazz.
Yerevan, Garni, Geghard, Yerevan
Breakfast at the hotel restaurant. The guide will meet you at the hotel lobby. Half day tour to Garni pagan temple dating from the 1st century AD. Ten kilometers from Garni there is a fantastic example of medieval Armenian architecture, Geghard Cave Monastery (the name refers to the lance used to pierce Jesus’ side when he crucified). Transfer back to Yerevan. Free time. Dinner in Mezzo Classic House Club located in the heart of Yerevan. You can enjoy listening to the sounds of Armenian jazz music around.
Yerevan, Lake Sevan, Tsaghkadzor, Yerevan
Breakfast at the hotel restaurant. The guide will meet the group at the hotel lobby. Transfer to Lake Sevan which has many historical sites of great interest. Among the most interesting sites is the monastery on the rocky peninsula jutting out into Sevan. After you will visit Tsaghkadzor which is famous for its numerous pensions, lodges and sport facilities. The marvelous Monastery complex of Kecharis (11-13th cc., comprises three churches and two chapels) is in the northwest part of the town. Spend your evening in Tsaghkadzor Marriott Hotel, which brings modern luxury to the beautiful mountains of this resort town. Enjoy food and drinks at one of this hotel’s restaurants accompanied with piano or a show program. Transfer back to Yerevan.
Yerevan, Echmiadzin, Zvartnots, Yerevan
After breakfast you start half day tour to Echmiadzin. This excursion takes you to one of the oldest and cozy town of Armenia, which is 30km far from Yerevan. Echmiadzin is the religious center of all Armenians. Enjoy first stop near the churches Holy Virgin Hripsime and Holy Virgin Gayane, the bright samples of medieval architecture of the 7th century. Visit Holy Echmiadzin which is believed to be the first Christian cathedral in the world. Then you will visit the ruins of the Zvartnots – one of the architectural wonders of Armenia. Back to Yerevan. Free time. Enjoy your evening in Cafesjian Center for the Arts (Cascade Complex). A splendid evening where you can enjoy good food and lively atmosphere filled with the sweet sound of music. Overnight in Yerevan.
Free day in Yerevan. In the evening we have farewell dinner in Yans Club. This wonderful new opened complex offers you to have unforgettable evening dressed with sounds of good music, positive emotions and great meal.