9-days Hidden Sights of Armenia tour with SATI includes:
Arrival. Meet and transfer to the hotel. O/N in Yerevan
Yerevan city tour in the morning with the visit to the Matenadaran-the
Institute of Ancient Manuscripts and Genocide Memorial. After visiting Garni and
Geghard. Then drive to Echmiatsin to visit Zvartnots, Hripsime, and Mother
Cathedral of Echmiatsin. If you would like to try wines and one of the best cognacs
in the world, I would like to offer you a visit to the Brandy factory in Yerevan.
Complimentary guide service. O/N in Yerevan
Check out and leave for the south of the country. Visit Khor Virap and
Noravank monastery. Wine tasting in Areni. After continuing to visit Tatev
monastery ride a cable car 5,5km. Drive to Goris or Sisian for overnight (due to
hotel or B&B availability).
Check out and leave for Jermuk spa town which is famous for its mineral
waters, visit the Gallery of Mineral waters then Jermuk Waterfalls. O/n in Jermuk.
Drive to Lake Sevan via Selim pass. Here stop at the caravansary on the
Great Silk Rout. Continue to see the Sevan monastery on the peninsula. After driving
to Dilijan for an overnight at a guesthouse or hotel of your choice. Before checking in
visit Haghartsin and Goshavank monasteries.
Drive to Akhtala monastery almost the border with Georgia and Haghpat
and Sanahin monasteries UNESCO world heritage sights then Kobayr in Lori
region. O/n Lori region.
Drive to Odzun monastery and village of the same name Odzun Monastery
is a majestic 6th-century monument located in the center of Odzun village. Back to
Yerevan in the evening.
Day 8 :
Drive to Garni temple and Geghard monastery.