HIGHLIGHTS
• UNESCO Geghard Monastery
• Be part of the Lavash baking ceremony
• Garni Pagan Temple
• Admire fine views over Mt Ararat

 

Tour Itinerary

Explore Armenia’s UNESCO World Heritage–listed treasures on this Garni-Geghard day tour. Visit the iconic Temple of Garni — widely considered the country’s most important symbol of pre-Christian Armenia and admire the classical Hellenistic architecture you find. Enjoy breathtaking views over Mt Ararat on route to the UNESCO–listed monastery complex of Geghard. 

Inclusions

  • Tours based on private
  • Transportation service in comfortable vehicles
  • Professional driver 
  • Pick up and drop off at Yerevan hotel
  • On-tour support to the passengers in Yerevan 
  • All local taxes 

Exclusions

  • Guide service during the tour
  • Meals during the tour
  • Garni entrance fee
  • Jeep tour to Azat Canyon 
  • Travel insurance 
  • Items of a personal nature 

Within our tour we will be in the valley of Azat river where there are many historical and natural monuments.
We will go to the Pagan Temple of Garni. The Pagan Temple of Garni is the only non-Christian temple currently standing in ArmeniaThe architectural complex of Garni was Armenia's foremost center of Hellenistic culture and the summer residence of Armenian kings. 

Drive to the unique caved temple St. Geghard (12th -13th cc.), the name of which means “holy spear” in the honor of the long-preserved spear, the same spear that pierced the body of crucified Christ. At the moment this spear is kept in the museum of Etchmiadzin. Geghard Monastery is included in the UNESCO World Heritage list (2000). Drive back to Yerevan.Duration: 5 Hrs
 

Distance: 90 km
Start/End point: Yerevan, Armenia
Contact number: +37494726002 (Whatsapp)