Day 1. Meeting with our representatives at “Zvartnots” Intl Airport. Lunch in the national tavern in Yerevan. Transfer to the hotel. Support during check-in. Rest at the hotel. Evening sightseeing tour by minivan and several stops for hiking: Cascade, the House of Opera and Bally, Swan Lake, monuments of H. Tumanyan, A. Spendaryan, A. Babajanyan. Singing color Fountains at the Republic Square.
Day 2. Excursion to Garni and Geghard – 2 monuments that are included in UNESCO Heritage list. Garni is the only “witness” of Hellenic Epoch of Armenia After numerous attacks of Romans the temple was reconstructed and dedicated to Mithra, the God of Sun, in 77AD. A grotto monastery Geghard is situated at the distance of 9 km from Garni. We know that even at the beginning of IVth century there was a cloister named Ayrivank (arm “cavy monastery”) due to its location in natural and artificial caves. Return to Yerevan. Our staff will advise how to use most effectively their free time in the city.
Day 3. Visiting Matenadaran where almost 17 thousand ancient manuscripts are kept. Trip to the “Armenian pearl”, which is so marvelous at any season! Excursion to Haghartsin Monastery which became a major center of spiritual and cultural life of the region already in XII century.
Day 4. Support during check-out. Transfer to the city of Ejmiatsin - the spiritual capital of Armenia. Visit the Cathedral and the Museum Ejmiatsin, where you will have a great opportunity to see the tip of the spear (arm. "gegard"), which was pierced Christ by the Roman legionary. Transfer to the airport 2 hours before departure. Farewells with our staff after getting memorable gifts from “Globe Travel”.