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Khor Virap, Areni, Noravank, Goris (overnight), Tatev, Karahunj (Zorats Karer)

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Day 1: Khor Virap - Areni winery - Noravank - Goris (overnight)

Stop At: Khor Virap, Artashat, Lusarat Armenia
Khor Virap monastery is where Grigor Luisavorich (St. Gregory the Illuminator) was imprisoned for 13 years before curing King Trdat III of a disease. This caused the adoption of Christianity in Armenia in the year 301.

In fact, the name Khor Virap means “deep pit”, named after the prison where St. Gregory the Illuminator was held.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Areni Wine Factory, Areni Armenia
Get acquainted with the production process, taste the local wines.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Noravank Monastery, Areni Armenia
The Monastery Noravank dates back to XIII—XIV centuries. The complex includes the 1339 St. Astvatsatsin sepulchre-church, St. Stepanos Nakhavka and gavit, the St. Grigor Church and Stepanos Orbelian Sepulchre, the remains of medieval chapels and residential quarters and a modern office and hall.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Tatev - Karahundj

Stop At: Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge), Sisian Armenia
Karahunj Observatory is also known as Zorats Karer or Zorats Kar is a megalithic composition of Bronze Age tombs (cists, dolmens or tumuli) and over 220 standing stones (menhirs).
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Tatev Monastery, Tatev Armenia
The monastery was built in the 9th-13th centuries. In translation from the old Armenian (grabar) "tatev" means "give wings". Indeed, located at a great height, it seems that Tatev stretches upward to the sky.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Wings of Tatev, Halidzor Village, Halidzor Armenia
It is the longest cable car in the world (5.7 km).
Duration: 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Please mention the exact location you want to be picked up at.
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
2 days
Inclusions
  • Wine tasting
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle according to the number of participants
  • Entry/Admission - Areni Wine Factory
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Tatev ropeway ticket
  • Entry/Admission - Wings of Tatev
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We were very exited of Armenian nature and hospitable people! ❤️ Especially we want to mention the driver and organizers of excursion. Edo was very polite and friendly🙌. We will back! Thanks a lot!!! 🌹
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Response from Arevik N, Manager at Khor Virap, Areni, Noravank, Goris (overnight), Tatev, Karahunj (Zorats Karer)
Responded 5 Sep 2019
Dear Anjo, thank you very much for these lovely words. We are happy you had a nice time in Armenia. We look forward to host you here in the future.
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