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IMPRESSIONS Voyager en Arménie par le biais des randonnées jalonnées de sites somptueux et de paysages variés est une belle découverte, un avant goût qui nous donne l'envie intense de revenir... — Nicole




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DISCOVERY OF THE CHRISTIAN OASIS

Day 1: Arrival in Yerevan and transfer to the hotel.

 

 

Day 2: City Tour

Visiting museums: Museum of History, Matenadaran - Institute of Ancient Manuscripts, Paradjanov Museum, etc.

 

 

 

Day 3: Yerevan - Khor Virap - Noravank - Goris

Khor-Virap, the first Christian monastery in Armenia, Areni wine factory, wine and cheese tasting; medieval monastery of Noravank (13th century); Karahunj, ancient observatory (2nd millennium BC), city of Goris.  

 

 

Day 4: Goris - Tatev - Noraduz - Sevan

Tatev monastery (9th century), the pearl of Armenian medieval architecture; Caravanserai of Selim (14th century) cemetery of Noradouz with 700 khachkars ("Cross Stone"), Lake Sevan (at 2000m ) Peninsula with the monastery of Sevanavank (9th to 13th centuries).

 

OPTIONAL: To Tatev by ropeway, recognized by Guinness World Records as the longest ropeway in the world with a length of 5.7 km.

 

 

Day 5: Sevan - Dilijan - Odzun - Dzoraget

City of Dilijan, a beautiful resort and spa; Old Dilijan district; Goshavank Monastery (12th to 13th centuries), Odzoun basilica and the monument with two tomb steles (5th to 6th centuries), Dzoraget.

 

 

Day 6: Dzoraget - Sanahin - Haghpat - Akhtala - Yerevan

Fortress-monastery of Akhtala (9th century), Haghpat and Sanahin monasteries, World Heritage of UNESCO.

 

 

 

Day 7: Yerevan -Echmiadzin - Zvartnots - Yerevan

Cathedral Echmiadzin, residence of Armenian Catholicos; ruins of the cathedral of Zvartnots (7th century), Museum and Memorial of the Armenian Genocide, Vernissage.  

 

Day 8: Yerevan -Garni - Geghard - Yerevan

Cave monastery of Geghard (9th to 13th centuries), a UNESCO World Heritage pagan temple of Garni-a Hellenistic unique monument, Armenian Brandy Factory "Ararat", visit and wine degustation.

 

Day 9: Transfer to Zvartnots airport, departure.