Tour Duration 8 Days / 7 Nights
Tour type Classical

“Armenian Switzerland”

itinerary for “Armenian Switzerland”

Day 1: Arrival in Yerevan

Arrival in Yerevan. Meet & transfer to the hotel for check in. Day at leisure. 

Overnight at hotel in Yerevan

Day 2: Yerevan – Garni - Geghard - Vernissage

Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to the only remaining pagan temple in Armenia devoted to the God of Sun – Myrth, in Garni, built in 77 AD by King Trdat Photo stop at Charentc Arc. Drive to the unique carved temple St. Geghard (12th -13th cc.), the name of which means “holy spear” in honor of the long-preserved spear, the same spear that pierced the body of crucified Christ. It is now exhibited in the museum of Etchmiadzin Cathedral. Geghard Monastery is included in the UNESCO World Heritage list (2000). Visit Vernissage open air market of handicrafts.

Overnight at hotel in Yerevan

Day 3: Yerevan – Lake Sevan – Tsaghkadzor - Dilijan

Breakfast at the hotel and check out. Drive to Sevan lake and visit Sevanavank monastery. Drive to Tsaghkadzor (means “gorge of flowers”) town, the magical place of forested mountains. Short walking tour around the small town. Opportunity to go up to the mountain peaks by rope way, where you will catch an unforgettable gorgeous panoramic view of this part of the world (going up the first level and back). In winter Tsakhkadzor is a well- known ski resort with several levels of ropeways leading up the mountains. In summer it’s a pleasant place to spend the afternoon in nature and enjoy the sun. Visit Kecharis monastery and after on rope way to Teghenis Mountain. Drive to Dilijan National Park located on the upstream pool of Aghstev river, and surrounded by the Lesser Caucasus mountains. Visit Haghartsin Monastery built in 1281 and situated in dense oak wood, in the gorge of small but turbulent mountain river.

Overnight at hotel in Dilijan

Day 4: Dillijan . Free day

Breakfast at hotel. To this day you will have the opportunity as an option to drive to

Yell Extreme Park and use all facilities in park like Zip Line, Rope Park, Paragliding, Paintball, Horseback riding, Rock climbing etc.

Overnight at hotel in Dilijan

Day 5: Dilijan Free day

Breakfast at hotel. Free Day in Dilijan.

Overnight at hotel in Dilijan

Day 6: Dillijan – Yerevan - City tour - Megerian Carpet

Breakfast at hotel and check out. Then drive back to Yerevan city. Yerevan City tour – Yerevan sightseeing, including City center, Republic Square, Yerevan State University, City panorama, “Mother Armenia” Monument, Parliament House, President’s Residence. Visit Tsitsernakaberd memorial complex (Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex). Visit “Megerian Carpet” to explore the world of  Megerian rugs and interesting tour that will take you through the  history of Armenian carpet making . Visit Cascade complex, which is considered the modern art center of Yerevan, with art pieces displayed throughout the whole area: the boulevard and up the stairs, from the top of which you can enjoy the panoramic view of the city and Mountain Ararat. Cascade is home to Cafesjian modern art museum. Visit the History Museum of Armenia.

Overnight at hotel in Yerevan

Day 7: Yerevan. Free day

Breakfast at hotel.

Overnight at hotel in Yerevan

Day 8: Transfer to the airport

Breakfast at the hotel. Check out.

Transfer to the airport. 

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