Private Tour: Lake Sevan, Sevanavank monastery

Private Tour: Lake Sevan, Sevanavank monastery

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Private Tour: Lake Sevan, Sevanavank monastery

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DURATION
5 hours
PICK UP POINT
At your request
TOUR LANGUAGE
Russian, English

GUIDE SERVICE
(if chosen)

WI-FI

TICKETS
(if available)

BOTTLED WATER

LUNCH
(if chosen)

Brief description

This one-day tour will take you to Lake Sevan and Sevanavank Monastery. Set 1900m above sea level and covering 1240 sq km, the vast expanse of Sevana Lich (Lake Sevan) is the largest lake in the Caucasus and one of the largest freshwater high-altitude lakes in the world. Its colors and shades change with the weather, from azure to dark blue and a thousand shades in between. Sevanavank is located on the peninsula of Sevan. In 305, it was founded by St. Gregory the Illuminator, who built the church on the place of a pagan temple. Choose one of the presented individual tours, customize it or create your private tour in Armenia with Jan Armenia Tours and Travel! Book with us & Let us show you the Land of old Legends, Biblical Stories and Ancient History!

  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
  2. In case the tour is organized in other language, changes of the prices are possible

Stop 1: 10:00
Lake Sevan

The high-mountainous Lake Sevan is the “pearl of Armenia”. Lake Sevan – located at an altitude of 1,900 m above sea level in the center of the Armenian highland, 63 km northeast of the Armenian capital of Yerevan city and is the largest of the Caucasus lakes. From all sides, Sevan is surrounded by mountain ranges, offering a stunning view of alpine lake.. The lake is famous for its purest fresh water, and pure mountain air has a beneficial effect on health.

Stop 2: 12:00
Sevanavank

The monastery complex Sevanavank is located on the peninsula of Sevan. In 305, it was founded by St. Gregory the Illuminator, who built the church on the place of a pagan temple. In the 9th century the princes of Syunik made Sevan a point of their suppurt. In 874 the wife of the Syunik prince Vassak and the daughter of the king Ashot Bagratuni – Mariam built here two churches – St. Arakeloc and St. Astvatcatcin. They are rich in various wood-carved capitals, a aprt of which is kept in the Armenia State Museum of History and in the Art Gallery of St. Petersburg (Hermitage). In 1869 a spiritual school opened in the complex. On the top of the mountain of the island the remnants of the church with a domed hall are preserved. The teritory of the cloister is rich in khachqars (cross-stones).

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