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This private journey through the ancient
and proud nation of Armenia explores
a different aspect of the country's
distinctive culture each day. Tour
ancient temples and monasteries, visit
brandy and carpet factories, and have a
go at baking traditional lavash flatbread.
This tour is ideal for those looking to
explore the Caucasus region in more
depth and can be easily combined with
Georgia in Luxury tour.
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Fly from London (regional connections available) to Yerevan, via Kiev, with Ukraine International Airlines. Transfer to the Tufenkian Historic Yerevan Hotel (or similar) for 3 nights. (N)
Tour the Armenian capital, visiting
Republic Square, the Museum of Ancient
Manuscripts, the Armenian Genocide
memorial complex, and Ararat brandy factory.
Dinner at a local restaurant with a folk music
performance. (B, L, D)
Visit the Unesco world heritage-listed Ejmiatsin
Cathedral. Continue to Zvartnots temple, built
in the seventh century. After lunch at a local
restaurant, return to Yerevan and visit the
Megerian carpet factory, where you will also
have dinner. (B, L, D)
Drive to Khor Virap monastery and enjoy
spectacular views of Mount Ararat. Continue
to a nearby house for a culinary class, making
Armenian vodka and gata (pastry). On to
Noravank monastery, dating from the 13th
century and situated among sheer rocks in a
twisty gorge. Finish in Goris for dinner and stay
at the Mirhav Hotel (or similar). (B, L, D)
After breakfast, drive to the ninth-century
Tatev monastic complex, reached by the
world's longest double-track cable car. Continue to the Selim caravanserai. After lunch
continue to Dilijan. Dinner and overnight in at
the Tufenkian Old Dilijan Complex. (B, L, D)
Drive to Garni, a pagan temple dating
from the first century AD. Continue to
Geghard monastery. Visit a local house to
make traditional lavash bread. Return to
Yerevan. (B, L, D)
Early transfer to Yerevan airport and fly to London, via Kiev, with Ukraine International Airlines. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
Available on request.
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AMM2020: 6 Nights