Cultural and hiking tour in Armenia
9 days

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 Cultural and hiking tour in Armenia

9 days / 8 nights


Example of the tour

Day 1 Paris – Yerevan

Departure from Paris Roissy / Yerevan flight at _____

Arrival at _____ local time at Yerevan / Zvarnots airport

Arrival and accommodation at the hotel

Dinner at the restaurant

Day 2 Etchmiadzine – Hripsimе – Zvartnots – Yerevan

10:00 Departure from the hotel for Etchmiadzin

10:30 Visit to the church St. Hripsime

11:00 Visit the St. Etchmiadzin Cathedral, built in the IV-V centuries and is considered one of

the oldest Christian cathedrals in the world. Liturgy-Patarag.

12:00 Visit “Zvartnots” – a monument of the era of the greatest achievements of the Armenian national culture of the V-VII centuries, which is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

13:30 Lunch at the restaurant

15:30 Visit of Matenadaran, museum where are

preserved the original manuscripts

telling about the history of Armenia.

17:30 Guided tour of Yerevan by bus: statue of the “Motherland”, the Cascade, the Opera,

the North Avenue, the Republic Square.

20:00 Dinner at the restaurant, Armenian music

Day 3 Yerevan – Garni – Geghard – Yerevan

9:30 Departure from the hotel to the village of Garni
               (34 km from Yerevan)
Garni – Havouts Tar – Garni
               Distance 7 km, walking time 3 hours
               The route crosses the valley of the Azat River

               Lunch in a rustic restaurant in Garni

The Geghard Monastery is partly carved in the rock

16:30 Megerian Carpet Armenia Museum

20:00 Dinner at the restaurant, Live music

Day 4 Yerevan – Dilijan – Lake Sevan – Yerevan

09:30 Departure from the hotel to Dilijan and its region called “Armenian Switzerland”

(66 km from Yerevan)

11:00 Visit the Dilijan town
               Lake Parz – Goshavank Monastery
               Distance 8 km, walking time 3 hours.
               The route crosses forests, fields, and inhabited rural areas

               Lunch at Tufenkian restaurant in Dilijan
               Visit the peninsula of Lake Sevan
18:30 Back to the hotel
20:00 Dinner at the restaurant (Yerevan)

Day 5 Yerevan – Khor Virab – Noravank – Goris

09:30 Departure from the hotel to the monastery of

Khor Virap at the foot of Mount Ararat, the biblical mountain

10:00 Visit of Khor Virap Monastery
12:00 Visit the village of Areni, famous wine center

Visit the ancient Noravank Monastery, a jewel surrounded by red rocks

Lunch at a rustic restaurant in Noravank

Amadou – Noravank area
             Distance 7 km, walking time 2.5 to 3 hours.
             Picturesque and mountainous region with high peaks

Arrival at Tatev Monastery by the longest cable car in the world (6200 m)
             Visit of the monastery
19:00 Arrival at Goris and check-in at the hotel
20:30 Dinner at the restaurant

Overnight at hotel in Goris

Day 6 Goris – Areni – Yerevan

09:30 Departure from the hotel. Tour in the environs
               Goris (Zorats Karer, etc.)
12:30 Lunch in a rustic restaurant (Noravank).

The rocky area of Khndzoresk
             Distance 2.5 km, walking time 1.5 hours
             The many grottos and caves of this region served as refuges and homes for some

people until the middle of the last century
19:00 Return to the hotel in Yerevan

20:00 Dinner at the restaurant (Yerevan)

Day 7 Erevan – Hamberd – Aragatz – Erevan

09.30 Departure from the hotel

Fortress Amberd
Mount Aragats
The Amberd Valley or the southern peak of Mount Aragats (3875 m)
Only in the period from July to September
This route is not recommended for people with heart disease.
Lunch in a rustic restaurant

19:30 Return to the hotel in Yerevan

20:30 Dinner at the restaurant (Yerevan)

Day 8 Yerevan

09:30 Departure from the hotel

Visit to the “Vernissage” large market of arts and crafts

Visit of the Grand Bazaar (Shuka)

or the National Art Gallery

or the Modern Art Museum

or the “Ararat” cognac factory (Pernod Ricard)

20:00 Special farewell dinner at the restaurant, Live music

Day 9 Yerevan – Paris

RETURN to France

07:00 Departure from the hotel for EREVAN-ZVARTNOTS airport
09:50 Takeoff

12:10 Arrival in Roissy (CDG)


This 9-days Armenia Discovery Program is for groups of about 10-20 people.


Daytime changes and / or inversions are possible depending on the particular requests of the group and the dates of arrival and departure.


The price of € includes the following services in Armenia:

  • Transfers airport – hotel – airport in Yerevan

  • Transportation by bus (drinking water on the bus)

  • Stay in 4* hotels, in a double room

  • Full board according to the program

  • The services of an interpreter / guide (for the whole period of stay)

  • The services of a hiking instructor

  • The excursions, entrance fees to the historical & cultural attractions mentioned in the program.

This price does not include


  • Insurance: medical, cancellation, luggage

  • The supplement in single room

  • Alcoholic beverages

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips