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"Classic Armenia" is a comfortable and relaxed 8-day package tour (guided), during which tourists will immerse themselves into the history and culture of Armenia. We will visit many historical sites, see magnificent landscapes, mountain passes and valleys with rapid rivers. This will certainly be a chance to discover the rich cultural heritage of Armenia and its people, their customs and traditions as well as to communicate with locals and appreciate their hospitality and warmth.
During the journey, visitors will enjoy the serene atmosphere of the nature while exploring monuments of historic and architectural value in all four main directions of Armenia. Those are not simply static sightseeing tours, but more of exploration and discoveries, offerings guests an opportunity to learn more about the customs and traditions of the Armenians who live and work on this land for more than 3000 years.
While emphasizing Armenia’s history and natural beauty, the tour will also introduce travelers to the Armenian cuisine. Tourists will learn the tricks of Armenian cooks and will enjoy the tasty treats of an ancient tradition that mingles and mixes the dishes endemic to Armenian Highland.
The tour, of course, includes Yerevan. Known as the Pink city with calm and relaxed evening atmosphere, Yerevan is one of the oldest cities in the world. In 2018, Yerevan will celebrate its 2800th anniversary.
Tourists visiting Armenia will have a great chance to take stunning photos and enjoy breathtaking views of the biblical Mount Ararat, as well as the highest peak of Armenia - Mount Aragats with its four peaks, admire the rocky plateau of the Syunik region, embrace the crystal clear air of the gorges of the Vorotan, Dzoraget, Arpa, Debed and Kasakh rivers. In addition, we will pass through deciduous forests of Aghstev river and the blue pearl of Armenia – Lake Sevan.
On our route, we will visit such masterpieces of Armenian architecture, as the Zvartnots cathedral, the pagan temple of Garni, the first Christian cathedral of the world at Echmiadzin, UNESCO world heritage sites of Sanahin and Haghpat monasteries. We will see the pearls of Armenia - Haghartsin, Goshavank, Noravank with the picturesque gorge of Gnishik, and will visit the world's oldest, 6100-year-old winery in the village of Areni. The monastery of Geghard carved into the rocks will offer a chance to experience the authentic sounds of medieval Armenian spiritual and folk songs.
Today, the Republic of Armenia is covering the 10th part of historic Armenian Highland, and despite the small territory (about 30000 square kilometers), there are over 2000 significant monuments worth to see.
All the above-mentioned sites and attractions are paired up to guarantee the success of the journey!
Discover the unique culture of Armenia with us.
*The price is given in USD per person with double/twin occupancy.