Regular tour: Garni Temple, Geghard Monastery, National Bread “Lavash” Baking and tasting

Regular tour: Garni Temple, Geghard Monastery, National Bread “Lavash” Baking and tasting

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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:
Garni, RA
DURATION:
6-7 hours
GROUP SIZE:
19 PAX
PRICE PER ADULT:
9000 AMD
PRICE PER CHILD:
4500 AMD
TOUR LANGUAGE:
Russian, English
PICK UP POINT:
Cascade Complex
STARTING TIME:
10:00

INCLUDED

 Wi FI

 

 TICKETS

 

 BOTTLED WATER

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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 Garni pagan temple, see the snow-covered Geghard monastery, and then spend a wonderful leisure time around the tonir while cooking and tasting Armenian bread – lavash.

  1. Transportation on comfortable vehicles
  2. Professional guide service
  3. All tickets to mentioned historic and cultural sights, museums
  4. Drinking water in the vehicle
  5. 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

Stop 1: 10:00
Garni Temple

The pagan temple of Garni was built in the second half of the 1st century by King Trdat III. This is the only pagan temple, which has been preserved on the territory of Armenia, as after the adoption of Christianity it became the summer residence of Hosorovduht, sister of King Trdat III. It was destroyed in 1679 by an earthquake. Parts, fragments of graceful columns and wall stones were spread around the temple. It is supposed that the temple was dedicated to Mithra, the God of the Sun.  The temple of Garni is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Stop 2: 12:00
Geghard Monastery

Geghard Monastery is one of the greatest medieval architectural structures in Armenia. Geghard is completely hollowed out in a cave, it is also called a “cave monastery”. This monastery was founded in the 4th century AD. in place of the sacred spring, originating in the cave. The name of the monastery complex Geghard (spear) comes from the Langin’s spear, which pierced the body of Jesus Christ on the cross. At the moment this spear is kept in the museum of Etchmiadzin. The monastery complex Geghard is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Stop 3: 14:00
Lavash Baking and Tasting

Not far from the temple of Garni (about 10 minutes’ walk), there is a cozy local restaurant with an amazing view of the temple, where you can relax and take part in master-class of tasting of freshly baked lavash – traditional Armenian flatbread.

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