Armenia Long Weekend

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Armenia Long Weekend

Day 1 (Friday)

Arrival in Yerevan, transfer from the airport to the hotel and accommodation. Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning: Museum of History with a rich collection. In the afternoon City tour of Yerevan: Republic Square, Mashdots Avenue, Bagramian Avenue, Palace of the President, the Parliament, the University, Monuments to Vardan Mamigonian, David of Sassoun, Mother Armenia, the Cascade. Visit to Khor Virap Monastery sits on the Ararat Valley south of the capital and is utterly dwarfed by Mount Ararat, considerate holy for Armenian people. This is the proud site of Armenia’s adoption of Christianity in around 301 A.D.” Dinner in restaurant.

Day 2 (Saturday)

Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning: visit to Garni Pagan Temple (1st c. B.C.) and Geghard Monastery (10th-13th) situated in a solid rock Behind the main church is another chapel, which has the most incredible acoustics. Than the tour will continue visiting Tsakhadzor, after which departure to Sevan. Excursion to Lake Sevan. The Lake is called “the pearl of Armenia”. You will visit the Arakelots Monastery (874 A.D.) and Astvatsatsin Church on the Sevan Peninsula. Dinner in restaurant.

Day 3 (Sunday)

Breakfast at the hotel. Visit to Tsitsernakaberd: 1915 Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex and Museum. In the morning visit to Echmiadzin, mainly holy church of Supreme Orthodox Authority of the Armenia Inside the main church you can also see what are the Holy Lance and piece of Noah’s Ark. After you will also visit the 7th century churches of St. Hripsime and St. Gayane. Visit of Zvartnotz (7th century) where you can see the ruins of the ancient circular church. Visit to Vernisage. Dinner in restaurant.

Day 4 (Monday)

Departure

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