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Guaranteed (Join-In) 4 Days 3 Nights (01.12 - 04.12) Hotel-Included Winter Tour Package in Armenia for individuals and families

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Duration

4 Days

Tour Type

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Group Size

19 people

Location

Armenia

Overview

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01.12 - 04.12 Great Holidays are comming!!! Welcome to snowy Armenia! Armenia is the country of contrasts – rocks and sun, white winters and warm summers, cultural events and zip-lining. The country with all colors in, can offer the best for urban, extreme & cultural lovers. No matter what the time of the year is hot summer or cold winter, colorful autumn or blooming spring. Armenia has to offer the variety of activities. Espasially for you we have collected the best things to see in Armenia during winter time. So, take your winter clothes and let’s explore the winter Armenia with us!

What will you see & do? 

  • Yerevan old and new city
  • GUM market
  • Megerian carpet rug museum
  • Garni pegan temple (1st century)
  • Azat reservoir
  • Symphony of stones
  • Tsaghkadzor city & ropeway
  • Lake Sevan
  • Dilijan city
  • Lake Parz
  • Deer farm
  • Sevanavank monastery
  • Horseback riding (1 - 1,5 hour)
  • UAZing (Jeeping by Villis car, 30 minutes)
  • Thermal water baths (1 hour)

Master classes & degustations:

  • Armenian Dolma making 
  • Armenian "Pizza" (Lahmajoun)
  • The most popular ice cream in Yerevan
  • Armenian dry fruits
  • Armenian bread - Lavash making
  • Armenian BBQ making
  • Armenian sweet - Gata making

Tour program:

  • Day 1: Arrival in Yerevan: Transfer from airport to Yerevan. Taste of Yerevan. Gastronomic city tour in Yerevan by car: Republic Square, Megerian Carpet rug museum, GUM market, Armenian dry fruit tasting, Abovyan street, tasting of the most popular ice cream in Yerevan, Northern Avenue, Armenian "Pizza" tasting (Lahmajoun), Cascade complex, Armenian Dolma making master class & Traditional dinner in Mamik guesthouse 
  • Day 2: Snow day in Armenia: Garni pegan temple, Symphony of stones, Azat reservoir, Lavash (Armenian bread) and Armenian BBQ making masterclasses & degustation, Traditional lunch, Tsaghkadzor ropeway & Thermal water baths in Hankavan
  • Day 3: Off-road tour & horseback riding: Lake Sevan (Photostop), Foodcourt, UAZing and Horseback riding in Haghartsin village, Lunch and Gata making (Armenian sweets) masterclass, Lake Parz (zip-line activity - optional) and Deer farm visit (here you can play with deers and feed them), Sevanavank monastery
  • Day 4: Departure from Yerevan: Vernissaj - local open air market visit (depanding on your flight time). Transfer from Yerevan to airport

Elysium gallery hotel (3*, located in Yerevan city center) included in the package. 

You are free to book another hotel. Choose the hotel or guest houses in Yerevan on "Accommodation" page and we will recalculate the price according to your request.


FREE CANCELLATION
Cancel up to 48 hours in advance to receive a full refund

BEST PRICE & GARANTE
The tour is starting from 1 person

RECOMMENDED DAYS FOR THE TOUR PROGRAM
01.12 - 04.12

GUIDE SERVICE
Armenian, Russian, English

MEETING POINT FOR TOURS
Pick up at your hotel 

BENEFITS
Discount for children


Included/Excluded

Professional guide service during the tour

Professional driver service during the tour

2 x transfer from/to Zvartnots International Airport (if chosen)

Transportation with comfortable climate controlled vehicles with Wi-Fi

3 x nights in Yerevan (3 * accommodation, if chosen)

3 x breakfast in Yerevan - days 2, 3, 4 (if chosen)

2 x traditional lunches - days 2, 3

1 x traditional welcome dinner - day 1

4 x master classes in local houses or restaurants - days 1, 2, 3 & all degustation

1 x bottle of water per person per day

Excursions in accordance with the program

Entrance fees in accordance with the program

Hotel pick-up service during tours

All taxes

Airline tickets

Health insurance

Early Check-ins/Late Check-outs

Highlights

Useful information

Please note
  1. Please e-mail us if there are children under 4 years old with you. 
  2. The tour can be organized in other languages upon request. In this case the prices can be changed. 
  3. This tour is Join-in tour, so please be informed, that you will join the group.
  4. During the booking, choose the quantity & types of the room (s) you need. If not, the price will not include accommodation. 
  5. In calculation block, "Double / twin room occupancy" line, please choose the quantity of travelers. In "Single room" & "Extra bed" choose the quantity of room and bed.
  6. Children price policy: for the 1 infant (0-3 aged) with 1 parent the tour is FOC (free of charge). 
  7. In case of early check-in or late check-outs, please contact operation.
  8. When visiting churches, men and women are advised not to wear open clothes. For women, a scarf is desirable.
  9. The company is not responsible for any of your items lost or damaged in the vehicles and during the sigtseeing tours.
Day 1. Taste of Yerevan: Gastronomic city tour in Yerevan by car

Duration - 7 hours

15:00 - 22:00 Sightseeing tour in Yerevan

Gastronomic city tour in Yerevan by car: Republic Square, Megerian Carpet rug museum, GUM market, Armenian dry fruit tasting, Abovyan street, tasting of the most popular ice cream in Yerevan, Northern Avenue, Armenian "Pizza" tasting (Lahmajoun), Cascade complex, Mamik guesthouse, Armenian Dolma making master class & traditional dinner in local house 

15:00 - 15:30 Republic Square

Republic Square is the most crowded part of the city center. Both locals and tourists like to spend their time here enjoying the beautiful view of the square with amazing lights. we will stop next to the singing fountain and spin around the towering tuff masterpieces in bustling Republic Square. Right in the Republic of square are located the History Museum, National Gallery and Government buildings. By strolling up to Abovyan Street we will get to Northern Avenue, which is a pedestrian avenue connecting the opera with the Republic Square. The singing and dancing fountains in the republic square attracts both travelers and locals. There are plenty of luxurious buildings, high-class restaurants, office spaces and commercial areas.

16:00 - 16:30 Megerian Carpet rug museum tour

Armenians are one of the oldest nations in the world. Carpet weaving has a centuries-old history. From ancient times, the carpets were a necessity in Armenians’ life. Over four generations of Megerians family have been involved in the restoration of old carpets and in the production of new ones. Nearly thirty years ago, the Megerians family began carpet reproduction, which is based on the principles of the old-style carpet appearance retention. Over time, they developed a way of getting natural dye for rugs and reproductions of old technology node, which created “the loom to create their own decorative rugs”. The traditional production of handmade carpets had a fresh start. Megerians opened former and new branches in 22 areas of Armenia. In Armenia, Megerians successfully introduced natural dyeing methods. They get the natural colors from the Armenian Plateau, flowers, roots and plants, just like it was done thousands of years ago. Megeryans expanded production of carpets in Armenia by recreating special carpets of Vaspurakan, Karabakh, Lori and other regions through contemporary design skills. The company has a large gallery, which organizes free visits for both locals and tourists. Here you can find different carpets, purchase them, see the production process, learn about dyeing with natural materials and processing technologies.

17:00 - 17:30 GUM market, Armenian dry fruit tasting

This market is prominent of its dried fruits, sujukh, basturma, aromatic herbs and fresh fruits-vegetables. Also, you can find here fresh meat, fish and ingredients for Armenian khash. It's fortunate that the merchants don't mind tourists photographing their wares.

18:00 - 18:30 Abovyan street, tasting of the most popular ice cream in Yerevan.

There is always a huge queue in front of the popular ice cream spot called “Pink Berry” which is located in the street Abovyan, even in winter. Ice cream tastes very delicious here and has a lot of options of tastes.

18:30 - 19:00 Northern Avenue, Armenian "Pizza" tasting (Lahmajoun - Tun Lahmajo)

Have you ever heard about Armenian “Pizza”? It is one of the tastiest Armenian dishes. Like its Italian counterpart, lahmajoun is soul-satisfying desert-island fare, hitting most of the major food groups. Lahmajoun is a story of culinary assimilation of how one dish invented in or around Armenia has won over diners around the globe, from Yerevan to Beirut to Patterson, New Jersey.

19:00 - 19:30 Cascade complex

Built in 1970s Cascade is a huge stairway which links the city center to the Haghtanak (Victory) Park, where the statue of Mother Armenia stands. From the top of Cascade one can enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of Yerevan. Inside the Cascade there is an escalator equal to the length of the complex. This is a perfect option for those who are not determined to climb the stairs. Cascade houses the Cafesjian Museum of Art. Here unique and contemporary art works are exhibited. It's a well-known venue offering interesting lectures covering different topics, movie watching and discussing opportunities, classic concerts, and various educational undertakings for children and adults.

19:30 - 20:00 Transfer to Mamik guest house, dolma master class and traditional dinner

Mamik guest house is also an educational and cultural center where one can find all of the beauty of Armenian culture and cuisine. Here we will have Armenian dolma making master class and traditional dinner. Dolma is an Armenian dish made with rice and meat-stuffed grape or cabbage leaves. Dolma got popular all over the world and is one of the most famous meat dishes.

You can see the menu of the dinner here:

  • Bread/lavash
  • Cheese
  • Greens, pepper
  • Strained yogurt
  • Summer salad (Tomato, cucumber, onion, greens, oil)
  • Wraps with eggplant or extra Olive, lemon
  • Dolma with grape or cabbage, vegetables
  • Armenian Spas
  • Roast pork with potatoes
  • Water/mineral water
  • Homemade juice

After the dinner we will have a cozy tea drinking evening in the great atmosphere of the guest house. You can drink tea, coffee or milk with Armenian sweet gatha, pokhind or halva.

21:30 - 22:00 Transfer to your hotel.

Day 2. Garni temple - Symphony of stones - Azat reservoir - Tsaghkadzor ropeway - Thermal water baths

Duration / Distance: 12 hours / 250 km

Garni temple, Symphony of stones, Azat reservoir, Lavash (Armenian bread) and Armenian BBQ making masterclasses & degustation, Traditional lunch, Tsaghkadzor ropeway & Thermal water baths in Hankavan

10:00 - 11:00 Transfer from Yerevan to Garni temple 

11:00 - 12:15 Garni Temple

The pagan temple of Garni was built in the second half of the 1st century. This is the only pagan temple, which has been preserved on the territory of Armenia. After the adoption of Christianity it became the summer residence of Khosrovadukht, 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.

12:15 - 13:00 Transfer from Garni to Symphony of stones. Symphony of stones 

Garni Canyon or Gorge is attractive for the wonderful natural rocks. The gorge is called "Symphony of Stones" or "Basalt Organ". The monument consists of huge paradoxically symmetric hexagon and pentagon basalt columns (nearly 50 meters high). These stones hanging against the gravity resemble an organ, which explains why it is also referred to as “Basalt Organ Pipes”.

13:00 - 14:30 Azat reservoir

We will have a stop next to the Azat reservoir. After that we will explore the nature and beauty of Garni canyon - next to the Azat river. The unique landscapes in Azat Reservoir will be an ideal spot to take many photos and have unforgettable memories of snowy Armenia.

14:45- 16:15 Lunch, Lavash (Armenian bread) making and Armenian BBQ making masterclass

Restaurant name: Sergey's place 

Traditional lunch menu

  • Armenian Barbeque (Pork/Chicken)
  • 3 types of salads
  • Sliced Potatoes in fire
  • Homemade cheese
  • Greens
  • Lavash
  • Water / mineral water
  • Fruits
  • Tea / Coffee
  • Dessert

Master-classes 

  • Lavash (Armenian bread) making master - class
  • Armenian BBQ making master - class

Here you can have lunch in one of the cozy local restaurants. 

16:15- 17:30 Transfer to Tsaghkadzor city, Ropeway

In the Republic of Armenia on the slope of Biblical Mount Ararat is situated the town Tsaghkadzor. The town is famous as an international center of tourism and skiing, where there is an especially significant chairlift with five stations and more than a dozen ski runs. The armchaired ropeway of Tsaghkadzor is located on the eastern slope of Mount Teghenis, 1966-2819 meters above sea level. It started functioning since 1967. From the height of 2819 meters, where the speedy chairlift will take you in 32 minutes, all of Armenia is visible at a glance and if the weather is clear you can enjoy the breathtaking view of Mount Ararat. Now the ropeway and ski slopes are equipped with the best equipment, which guarantees active and safe rest for tourists and fans of ski racing. There are also bar-cafes, as well as rescue, first aid, training and other services for beginners. All this becomes perfect in combination with the delightful nature and the clean air of sunlit Tsaghkadzor.

17:30 - 18:00 Transfer from Tsaghkadzor to Hankavan

18:00 - 19:15 Bathing in the thermal pools. Armenia is rich in mineral and thermal springs. The most popular thermal spring in the country is in Hankavan, which has the most valuable therapeutic properties.

19:15 - 21:00 Transfer from Hankavan to Yerevan

Free evening

* Approximate time indicated

Day 3. Lake Sevan - Jeeping and Horseback riding - Lake Parz - Deer farm - Sevanavank

Duration / Distance: 11 hours / 250 km

Tour to Armenian Switzerland: Lake Sevan (photostop), Foodcourt stop, Jeeping and Horseback riding in Haghartsin village, Lunch and gata making master class, Lake Parz and deer farm, Sevanavank monastery

10:00 - 11:15 Transfer from Yerevan to Sevan Lake, photo stop next to the Lake Sevan

Merely an hour's drive from Yerevan, is Lake Sevan which is widely recognized as ¨Pearl of Armenia¨. You simply cannot miss the opportunity of visiting one of the country’s most renowned landmarks – the beautiful lake Sevan. We will make a stop on the shores of Sevan lake for a photoshoot. We will stop at the Food court to see the puri-bread making process and taste it.

11:30 - 12:30 Transfer from Sevan to Haghartsin village

12:30 - 14:00 UAZing and Horseback riding 

Participate in Off-road tour: from the Haghartsin village you will change your car and use UAZ / Villis car to reach at the foot of the mountain "Gora Kongy" / "Sartsapat". Duration - 15 minutes.

Ride the Horse next to the one of the largest horse farm in Armenia, you will "meet" your horse. We can offer the horses for everyone starting from beginners to professionals. Duration - 1 - 1.5 hour.

Jeeping and Horseback riding in Haghartsin village are 2 of the exciting activities you will enjoy during this winter tour.

14:30 - 16:00 Traditional lunch and master-class

We will take you to a cozy restaurant located in this village to have traditional lunch. Here you will also participate in gata making master class. Gata is a traditional Armenian pastry baked in tonirs.

Restaurant name: Khachmeruk (Crossroad)

Menu

  • Baked fish
  • Baked potatoes
  • 3 types of salad
  • Cheese
  • Bread
  • Fruit or pastries
  • Tea or coffee
  • Water or mineral water

Master-class

  • Gata (Armenian sweet) making

16:00 - 17:30 Transfer to Lake Parz. Lake Parz & Deer farm

The Lake Parz is our next destination which is one of the most beautiful small lakes in Armenia - lake ‘’Parz’’ means ‘’Pure’’. Zip-lining in Armenia operates year round, so you can experience the thrill in summer or winter. On the way to the lake you will have a stop to feed deer in the deer farm.

17:30 - 18:30 Transfer from Parz Lake to Sevan

18:30 - 19:30 Sevanavank Monastery

During this tour we will explore together the Alpine Lake Sevan which is the largest in the Caucasus and one of the largest freshwater, high-altitude lakes in the world. Sevan is situated at the height of 1900m above sea level and surrounded by a vast chain of mountains. We will take you to Sevanavank monastery located on the Peninsula of Sevan where you can see the rarest crosstones depicting Jesus, built by the princess Mariam in 874.

19:30 - 21:00 Transfer from Sevan to Yerevan

Purchase, Changing & Cancellation policy

You can buy this service in full or book it by paying 30% of the total amount. In case of booking, you will pay the rest of the cost of your service online before receiving the service (www.janarmenia.com) or in cash / non-cash at the organization's office.

In case of changing the date of service, no fee will be charged if you inform the organization at least 48 hours before the service being provided, and in case of later notification on change - 10% of the total cost will be charged. It is possible to change the direction or type of service only at least 24 hours before the service is provided. In this case, the final calculation is made, the corresponding changes are made, if possible.

In the case of extreme weather conditions or force majeure, the entity has the right to change, reduce or cancel the approved purchase. In case of cancellation by the organization, you are offered another equivalent service.

Without any penalty purchase cancellation is available at least 48 hours in advance. After that, the whole value of the service is non-refundable in case of purchase, cancellation, as well as without the consent of the service provider. For full information on money refund and other costs related to that can be found in the Public Contract.

Payment methods
  1. Bank transfer is the transfer of an corresponding amount to the bank account of the organization. You can pay in drams, rubles, dollars and euros.
  2. Online payment is the payment made through the official website of the organization. At the moment it is possible to make a payment with Visa / Master cards of any exchange rate.
  3. Card payment is the payment via Visa / Master card through the POS terminal in the organization's office. The amount of the excursions/service is presented in Armenian drams, but you can pay with any exchange rate card (your bank changes the exchange rate of the corresponding amount). The organization does NOT CHARGE extra amount during card payment.
  4. Cash payment is the payment at the office of the organization by cash. Payments are accepted only in Armenian drams. There is a bank and ATM next to the organization's office.
COVID-19 safety rules

We strictly follow the COVID-19 safety rules of the RA government. Please, take masks and individual sanitizers with you.

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