Cultural Tour (13 days/12 nights)

From North to South and from East to West, you will have the opportunity to see all the beautiful places in Armenia in this extended cultural tour of 13 days. 

Though being the size of Belgium, this extraordinary country does need some time to explore it in depth. Art, nature, architecture and wine tasting are all included in this delightful cultural tour of Ravina!   





Day 1: Arrival
  •  Meet and greet, transfer airport/hotel 
Day 2: Yerevan City Tour - Echmiatsin - Zvartnots - Yerevan
  • Republic Square, Opera House, Abovyan Street
  • Victory Park with a splendid view on Yerevan
  • Cafesjian Open Air Museum with contemporary art 
  • St. Hripsime Church (618 AD) - a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Mother Cathedral Echmiadzin - first official church in Armenia
  • Ruins of Zvartnots Cathedral (7th century)
  • MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • OVERNIGHT: Hotel in Yerevan
Day 3: Yerevan - Khor Virap - Areni - Noravanq - Goris
  • Khor Virap Monastery - the place where Gregory the Illuminator, the spiritual leader from 4th century, was imprisoned
  • Areni wine tasting in wine factory
  • Noravanq Monastery - one of the jewels of Armenia from the 13-14th centuries
  • MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • OVERNIGHT: Hotel in Goris
Day 4: Goris - Tatev - Kndzoresk - Sisian
  • Tatev Monastery - the world’s longest ropeway will lead us to Tatev, the 10th century bishopric of the Syunik Region
  • Khndzoresk cave town, swinging bridge - extraordinary place with partly man-made cave dwellings that used to be inhabited until 1950’s 
  • Zorats Karer/Carahunge - prehistoric site that is believed to have been an astral observatory
  • MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • OVERNIGHT: Hotel in Sisian
Day 5: Sisian - Yeghegnadzor - Selim pass - Sevan - Dilijan
  • Selim Caravanseray - the best preserved caravanserai (14th century) in the region testifying the huge role of Armenia during the times of the Silk Route
  • Lake Sevan - one of the largest and highest fresh water lakes in the world (1900m)
  • Sevanavanq Monastery - beautiful monastery from the 9th century standing on a peninsula from where you can have a breathtaking view over Lake Sevan
  • MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • OVERNIGHT: Hotel in Dilijan
Day 6: Dilijan - Alaverdi - Sanahin - Haghpat
  • Old Dilijan - short stroll in the old part of Dilijan 
  • Sanahin Monastery - the 10th century monastery stands on the edge of the Debed River valley
  • Haghpat Monastery - this UNESCO World Heritage Site gives you the opportunity to understang the monastic life of the 10th - 13th centuries
  • MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • OVERNIGHT: Hotel in Haghpat
Day 7: Haghpat - Vanadzor - Spitak - Gyumri
  • Gyumri City Tour - the second largest city of Armenia with extraordinary architecture
  • MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • OVERNIGHT: Hotel in Gyumri
Day 8: Gyumri - Talin - Yerevan
  • Talin Cathedral - ruins of what once used to be an extraordinary place of worship 
  • Church of Aruch - again in ruins, this 7th century church testifies the attachment of the Armenians to Christianity
  • Aruch Caravanseray - this 13th century partly ruined caravanserai gives you an idea of how merchants lodged during the times of the Silk Route 
  • MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch
  • OVERNIGHT: Hotel in Yerevan
Day 9: Free day
  •  This day you are given the opportunity to visit museums in Yerevan and have stroll in the streets or enjoy your trip in the many open-air café’s
  • MEALS: Breakfast
  • OVERNIGHT: Hotel in Yerevan
Day 10: Yerevan - Garni - Geghard - Yerevan
  • Arch of Charents with a bird eye view on Mt. Ararat
  • Garni temple - only pagan temple in Armenia from 1st century AD
  • Geghard Monastery - cave monastery from the 13th century hidden in the mountains
  • MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch
  • OVERNIGHT: Hotel in Yerevan
Day 11: Yerevan - Amberd - Ashtarak - Yerevan
  • Armenian Alphabet Monument made from volcanic stone tufa
  • Amberd Fortress - 7th century fortress located on the slopes of Mt. Aragats at a height of 2,300 meters 
  • Karmravor Church from the 7th century located in the small town of Ashtarak  
  • MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch
  • OVERNIGHT: Hotel in Yerevan
Day 12: Yerevan City Tour
  • Genocide Memorial - located on top of the hill it gives you the history of the genocide of the Armenians
  • Matenadaran - manuscript museum and research center where one can find more than 17.000 manuscripts from different centuries
  • Vernisage - open air souvenir market with the nicest hand-made souvenirs from Armenia
  • MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • OVERNIGHT: Hotel in Yerevan
Day 13: Departure
  •  Transfer to airport


 Price includes:

  • Hotel accommodation with breakfasts
  • Excursions that are part of the program
  • Professional guide
  • Entrance fees to all sightseeing destinations 
  • Lunch and 7x dinners
  • Transportation in comfortable air-conditioned bus


 Price excludes:

  • Air ticket
  • Entrance visa
  • Single room surcharge 
  • Dinners that are not mentioned in the program
  • Alcoholic beverages 
  • Travel insurance 
  • Optional cancellation insurance 
  • Tips for bus driver and guide 
  • Personal expenses


 Please Contact us for price rates and further details.