Echmiadzin, Zvartnots – Regular Tours in Armenia

Regular tour: Echmiadzin, Zvartnots

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One-day guided tour in Armenia: Garni pagan temple, Geghard Monastery, Lavash baking and testing master-class. Professional guide service and comfortable transport.

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LOCATION:
Echmiadzin, RA
DURATION:
6-7 Hours
GROUP SIZE:
19 PAX
PRICE PER ADULT:
11000 AMD
PRICE PER CHILD:
5500 AMD
TOUR LANGUAGE:
Russian, English
PICK UP POINT:
Cascade Complex
STARTING TIME:
10:00

INCLUDED

 LUNCH

 

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Brief description

Are you planning to spend winter in Armenia? Then don’t miss your chance to take part in one of the famous winter excursions in Armenia. You will have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful winter view of the Echmiadzin Cathedral, see the snow-covered Zvartnots temple, and then spend a wonderful leisure time in “Machanents House”. Traditional lunch during the tour includes Armenian dolma, chicken harisa, as well as salads and drinks

  1. Transportation on comfortable vehicles
  2. Lunch
  3. Professional guide service
  4. All tickets to mentioned historic and cultural sights, museums
  5. Drinking water in the vehicle
  6. Taxes
  1. Additional alcoholic drinks
  1. The tour for children under 4 is free of charge
  2. 50 % discount for children 4-10 is available
  3. The tour is free with Yerevan Card
  4. We can organize the pick-up from your hotel in city center
  5. Please e-mail us if there are children under 4 years with you

Stop1: 10:00
Echmiadzin

You will visit the city of Echmiadzin and the Mother Cathedral of Echmiadzin. One of the world ancient cathedrals, namely mother cathedral of Echmiadzin was built in the area where the advent of Jesus occurred according to the First Armenian Patriarch (All Armenian Catholicos/Holiness) Gregory the Illuminator’s dream. It is also considered to be the first mother cathedral of the antique Armenia. The church was built in 301-303.

Stop 2: 12:00
“Machanents House” ​

After discovering the architectural treasures of this region you will visit “Machanents House” Traditional Art and Cultural Center. Here you can find museum, art gallery for children, souvenirs. You will also take part in Traditional Dolma making master-class and will have a delicious lunch.

Stop 3: 14:00
Zvartnots

After studying the history of Christianity you can also pay a visit to the Zvartnots temple/cathedral which is considered to be as a unique architectural structure and is involved in the world list of UNESCO heritage sites. Here the temple/fane of the pagan god Tir was situated. Then in the 7th century the Zvartnots temple or Saint Gregory Cathedral was built. The floor, somewhere the lower wall constructions, capitals, anchors, the sculptured sun-clock and the remnants of fresco, mosaics, etc. are currently preserved here.

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    by Nelly

    Very interesting and cultural tour. I enjoyed it. The guide was very professional and I learned a lot of details about Armenian history etc.