In recent years, Armenia has become a real center of gastronomic tourism. For those who associate their holidays with delicious local food, there will definitely be something to do in Armenia. Well, our experts will help organize the most delicious gastronomic holidays.
Our guide will meet you at the airport with a sign “PARTNER TRAVEL ARMENIA”. On the way to the hotel (15min), the guide will tell you a little about Armenia and the details of the upcoming tour. After settling, you will have a city tour, consisting of a sightseeing tour of Yerevan with a visit to the Historical Museum of Armenia and other famous sights of the city. Dish of the day: the name of the dish will be revealed immediately before dinner, which will be held in a traditional Armenian restaurant. A pleasant surprise awaits you, as the design of the restaurant is made in the style of one of the ancient Armenian traditions.
A trip to Garni, the former summer residence of the Armenian kings. Inspection of the pagan temple of the Sun (1st century AD), which is an architectural monument of the Hellenistic era. The excursion will continue in the Geghard monastery complex (12-13 centuries), included into the UNESCO world cultural heritage. Lunch with a master class. Return to Yerevan. Visit to the Matenadaran - Institute of Ancient Manuscripts. Free time. Dish of the day: Khashlama is made from lamb. In the process of cooking, the meat becomes tender, and the broth is saturated with the aromas of fresh summer vegetables and greens. Onions, tomatoes and sweet peppers are added in Khashlama.
After breakfast at the hotel, a trip to Echmiadzin, the spiritual and administrative center of the Armenian Apostolic Church. Visit to the Cathedral (4th century). Inspection of the museum exhibits at the church. Inspection of the church of St. Hripsime (7th century). On the way to Yerevan – a stop for lunch. Walk on the Vernissage, which has become a fair of craftsmen. Dish of the day – Msho dolma
A trip to the mountain resort Dilijan, located in a picturesque area, which is often called “Armenian Switzerland”. Inspection of the monastery complex Haghartsin (11-13 centuries), harmoniously framed in an amazingly beautiful landscape. A trip to the highland lake Sevan (1900 m), rightly called the “Blue Pearl of Armenia”. Rest at the lake (recommended from June to September). Dish of the day: Trout, because Lake Sevan is rich with this fish as well. Table star dish on the shore of Sevan - Sevan trout, boiled or barbequed.
A trip to Khor Virap, located near the border with Turkey. Inspection of the Church of the Holy Virgin (17th century). From the territory of the monastery opens a magnificent panorama of the biblical Mount Ararat. A trip to the monastery of Noravank (13-14 centuries), located on the rocky ledge of a big canyon. On the way back, a stop in Areni village for wine tasting at a local winery. Dish of the day: Shish kebab is one of the most popular national dishes of Armenia. Pork or lamb meat is cut into small pieces, mixed with spices and marinated for several hours before cooking, strung on metal or wooden skewers on the grill.
A trip to Mount Aragats - the highest point in Armenia (4090m). Inspection of the Amberd fortress (10 - 12 cc.), located at an altitude of 2300 m above sea level. Visit to the Yerevan Brandy Factory with a tasting after the tour. Dish of the day: Khash - a liquid hot dish based on beef, which is traditionally eaten in the early morning for breakfast. Put finely chopped garlic in a plate, filling khash with plenty of spicy greens: parsley, celery, and cilantro. Spicy radish put separately, eating it with lavash and herbs. Milk soups, as well as various beef and mutton broths are widespread in Armenia as a first course. Dried fruits are often used as a sweet dish in Armenia: peaches, apricots, pears, apples, quince.
In the morning after breakfast, we will go to the flea market and the Vernissage Fair. Here you can buy handmade souvenirs by Armenian masters and various antiques. Transfer to Zvartnots airport
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Prepayment can be processed online from your bank account to our bank account. You can also personally process the payments at any nearest bank available.
A contract of reservation will be send via email after processing your payment.
Do I need a visa to travel in Armenia?
Citizens from different countries of CIS and EU do not need visa to visit Armenia. Visa-free entry allows you to stay in the country up to 180 days in a year.
Where can I exchange money?
Currency exchange points are located at the central streets of Yerevan, in many SAS supermarkets and as well as in any banks.
What languages are spoken in Armenia?
The official language is Armenian, but Armenians are also fluent in Russian and English.
Are plane tickets included in the tour price?
Not included. However, our managers advise clients and help to choose tickets at the best price.
Is it possible to travel in Armenia with a child?
Yes, you can. All our travel tours except for the Adventure Tour are created for the whole family including children.