Individual Tour: Khor Virap, Areni, Noravank, Tatev monastery

Individual Tour: Khor Virap, Areni, Noravank, Tatev monastery

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Individual Tour: Khor Virap, Areni, Noravank, Tatev monastery

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DURATION
13 hours
PICK UP POINT
At your request
TOUR LANGUAGE
At your request

INCLUDED

 Wi FI

 

 BOTTLED WATER

Brief description

Khor Virap – Armenian monastery, built in 642, translated from Armenian means “deep hole”. Areni is the birthplace of winemaking. Viticulture on the territory of Armenia originated many years before our era. Monastery Noravank is among the wonderful steep red rocks on the ledge of a meandering gorge. It was founded in the XII century on the site of ancient buildings. One of the masterpieces of medieval Armenian architecture is the Tatev monastery. It is located on a hill which is surrounded on three sides by deep chasms, and it can only be reached from the north.

  1. Transportation on comfortable vehicles
  2. All tickets to mentioned historic and cultural sights, museums
  3. Drinking water in the vehicle
  4. Taxes
  1. Lunches during the tour. We can organize lunch by prior request
  2.  Additional alcoholic drinks
  1. Please e-mail us if there are children under 4 years with you

Stop 1: 10:00
Khor Virap

Khor Virap – Armenian monastery, built in 642, translated from Armenian means “deep hole”. Khor Virap is one of the shrines of the Armenian Apostolic Church, a place of pilgrimage. The most interesting fact of this monastery is the fact that it was built on the site of the royal prison, where Gregory the Illuminator was previously imprisoned – the patron saint and the first official head of the Armenian Apostolic Church by the Armenian king for 13 years. From the territory of the monastery there is an unusual view of the biblical mountain Ararat.

Stop 2: 12:00
Areni winery

Areni is the birthplace of winemaking. Viticulture on the territory of Armenia originated many years before our era. In Armenia, grows a lot of wild vineyard, and a large number of local varieties of grapes. And here there is the oldest winery of Armenia, where you can taste the most delicious wine from the best varieties of grapes.

Stop 3: 13:00
Noravank Monastery

Monastery Noravank is among the wonderful steep red rocks on the ledge of a meandering gorge. It was founded in the XII century on the site of ancient buildings. Complex Noravank, thanks to the magnificent creations of medieval architects and its location on the background of a beautiful landscape, leaves an indelible impression. It is one of the majestic monuments of the Armenian medieval architecture.

Stop 4: 14:00
Tatev Monastery

Monastery Tatev is the pearl of the Armenian architecture of the Middle Ages. It is located in South Armenia in the center of the Syunik province, 315 km from Yerevan and 30 km from the city of Goris, on the right bank of the Vorotan River, near the village of Tatev with the same name. The monastery was erected in the 9th – 13th centuries and consecrated in honor of St. Eustathius, a disciple of the Apostle Thaddeus, who, like his teacher, preached Christianity and was martyred for a new faith.

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