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By treasures's footsteps

Day 1

Arrival  .Transfer  and accommodation at the  hotel. Tour in Yerevan.Visit to memorial  of victims of Genocide in Tsitsenakaberd , museum of old manuscripts Matenadaran and Museum of history of Armenia .

Breakfast at hotel in morning.
“Mayr-Hayastan” (panoramic view of Yerevan), Matenadaran (Depository and Museum of Ancient Manuscripts).The Matenadaran is one of the oldest and richest book-depositories in the world. Its collection of about 17,000 manuscripts includes almost all of the areas of ancient and medieval Armenian culture and sciences – history, geography, grammar, philosophy, law, medicine, mathematics, cosmography, theory of calendar, alchemy, chemistry, translations, literature, chronology, art history, miniature, music and theatre, as well as manuscripts in Arabic, Persian, Greek, Syrian, Latin, Ethiopian, Indian, Japanese and others.Street tour including Republic Square, Yerevan State University, Victory Bridge, Tsitsernakaberd (1915 Genocide Memorial), Sports & Concerts complex, Kiev Bridge, Parliament, Palace of President, Academy of Sciences, Opera house. State Museum of History of Armenia (founded in 1919). Evening free or walking in the city centre. Overnight in Yerevan.

Day 2

Breakfast ,Walking tour in Yerevan. Drive to Tsakhkadzor. Accommodation at the  hotel  
Tsakhkadzor - friendly resort town with a population of 1,700 people.It is located on the eastern slope Teghenis, at an altitude of 1840mabove sea level. By the way, is only 10 meters below the highest of the four famous Courchevel ski stations. Tsakhkadzor boastsspectacular ski slopes, respectable hotels and chic restaurants. Tsakhkadzor - a paradise for skiers who come here specifically to test drive, down a magnificent mountain slopes.

Day 3

Breakfast,Drive to   Lake Sevan. Rest . . Accommodation at the  hotel .Visit to church Sevanavank in the peninsula .Dinner

Lake Sevan is the largest lake in Armenia and the Caucasus region. It is one of the largest high-altitude lakes in the world after  the lake Titikaka.Visit to Sevanavank.  Sevanavank (means Sevan Monastery) is located on the Sevan peninsula (was on the island before the artificial drainage of the lake) on the top of the hill, where one needs to climb up the stairs to get to it.Drive to Dilijan Dilijan -Goshavank( Dilijan is a spa town in Armenia, located in the northern Armenian province of Tavush. It is one of the most important resorts of Armenia, situated in Dilijan National Park. The forested and reclusive city is home to numerous Armenian artists, composers, and filmmakers and features some traditional Armenian architecture.).           -Goshavank was erected in place of an older monastery, Ghetik, which had been destroyed by an earthquake in 1188. Mkhitar Gosh, a statesman, outstanding scientist and writer, an author of numerous fables and parables and of the first criminal code, took part in building the monastery, which was known as Goshavank in his honor.                 Accommodation in Dilijan resort

Day 4

Breakfast . Drive to Diljan –Gishavank-Dilijan. Rest and Accommodation at the  hotel.
Visiting Goshavank (XII) will bein contact with the miracle of medieval Armenian architecture. Embroidered stone cross in the thirteenth century Master Poghos above all imagination.

Day5

Breakfast.Visit to monastery  Hagharcin-Drive to Lake Parz,-Return to Yerevan. Accommodation  at the  hotel.
Visit monastery Haghartsin (X-XIII c). The monastery is located in the vicinity of Hagharcin Dilijan. It is surrounded by dense forests, picturesque mountain landscape. Itself a monument of architecture as it merges with nature. At the monastery functioned monastery school, where he taught and the spiritual and secular subjects. The school taught by the ancient Armenian music notes, hazam. The main church of the monastery complex is St.Astvatsatsin (St. Mary was built in 1281)
Parz Lich ("Clear" or "Clear Lake") - a small lake in Armenia, located in Tavush, east of Dilijan, in Dilijan national park, at an altitude of 1334 meters above sea level. Now here organized a wonderful sitting area. Where you can enjoy the beautiful scenery and magnificent views of the lake as well as enjoy excellent dishes of Armenian cuisine.

 

Day 6

Breakfast, Visit to Khor –Virap-Areni-Noravank-Jermuk.Accommodation at the  hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel,. Visit to Khor Virab-Areni-Noravanq-Jermuk. Accommodation in JermukKhor Virab-Khor Virap's notability as a monastery and pilgrimage site is attributed to the fact that Grigor Lusavorich, who later became Saint Gregory the Illuminator, was initially imprisoned here for 13 years by King Tiridates III of Armenia. Saint Gregory subsequently became the king's religious mentor, and they led the proselytizing activity in the country.Areni-reni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. It is best known for its wine production, although the majority of wine produced locally is from the nearby village of Getap. The church of S. Astvatsatsin is a single-nave two-aisled domed Armenian church completed in the year 1321Noravank-The monastery dates  backl to 13th century.  located 122 km from Yerevan in a narrow gorge made by the Amaghu river, nearby the city of Yeghegnadzor, Armenia. The gorge is known for its tall, sheer, brick-red cliffs, directly across from the monastery

Day 7

Breakfast,Tour in Jermuk,Return to Yerevan, Breakfast, Visit to Khor –Virap-Areni-Noravank-Jermuk.Accommodation at the  hotel.
Walking through the city. Visit Jermuk waterfall and springs of mineral water in the city.

Day 8

Breakfast.Tour in Yerevan. Musueum of Modern Art and Art gallery of Paradjanov.
Sightseeing tour of the city

Day 9

Breakfast,Visit to  temple Garni. Monastery  Geghard--Yerevan
Visit the pagan temple of Garni (1st century BC), which is sometimes called the Armenian and the Parthenon is the onlyremnant of the Armenian paganism. It is located in the village of the same name. Harney is one of the most visited places in Armenia. He was the summer residence of Armenian kings. Retained the old bath house of Garni. Look forward to an unforgettable experience on the type of look  r. Azat Valley area is located next to the temple!

Gegard monastery. Gegard means spear, on behalf of the spear, which believe it was used during the crucifixion of Christ and was transported and deposited on here have stored, and later)Gorgeous monastery complex, the main church in the rock vyrublena in the XIII century by the master for 42 years!. The monastery was founded XII-XIII centuries.

Day10

Breakfast in the morning. Visit to Ejmiatsin(mother cathedral, the churches of Holy virgins, st. Gayane, st. Hripsime and also the riuns of Zvartnots)

Visit the First Cathedral of HolyVisit the First Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin (303g BC), the most ancient Christian temple in Armenia and one of the oldest in the world, prominent Armenian architecture VII centuries churches and St.Ripsime Gayane and the ruins of Zvartnots temple (vigil forces).Cathedral was built in the VII century and was a true work of art, and the flight of architectural thought. It was destroyed in the X century cause of earthquakes

Day11

Breakfast. Visit to wine factory in Yerevan.Shopping

   

 

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