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  1. From Yerevan: Garni Temple & Geghard Tour with Lavash Baking | GetYourGuide
  2. From Yerevan: Garni Temple & Geghard Tour with Lavash Baking | GetYourGuide

    Armenia's capital city, Yerevan, serves as the starting point for this journey, which then proceeds to its first destination, the Garni Temple. Built in 77 AD, the temple is the sole intact post-Soviet pagan temple. From atop the temple's high terrace, there are breathtaking views of the Azat river valley. In addition to the ruins of the royal palace, which date back to the 3rd century, there is an on-site Greek-Roman bath house with a mosaic constructed from 30,000 pieces of natural stone.

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  3. From Tbilisi: Day Trip to Armenia including Homemade Lunch | GetYourGuide
  4. From Tbilisi: Day Trip to Armenia including Homemade Lunch | GetYourGuide

    Start your tour at the Akhtala Monastery, which is a church from the 12th century with beautiful frescos. It is surrounded by caves and a factory for making copper.

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  5. From Tbilisi: Small Group 1-Day Tour to Armenia with Lunch | GetYourGuide
  6. From Tbilisi: Small Group 1-Day Tour to Armenia with Lunch | GetYourGuide

    The town of Alaverdi and two old Armenian monasteries may be seen on this small-group tour departing from Tbilisi. Your knowledgeable guide will meet you at the border and take you on a one-day tour of the best of Northern Armenia.


    Take a 1.5-hour bus ride across the Georgian-Armenian border at 9:00 a.m. Due to the many abandoned Soviet mines and industries, you'll begin to notice a dramatic shift in terrain almost immediately—the fields turn into mountains, and the area takes on an apocalyptic feel. Your first visit should be to Akhtala, a Georgian-Armenian walled monastery, where you can see the well-preserved paintings and learn about the fascinating history of this unique architectural wonder.

     

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  7. From Yerevan: Group Tour to Tatev Cable Car and Areni Winery | GetYourGuide
  8. From Yerevan: Group Tour to Tatev Cable Car and Areni Winery | GetYourGuide

    As a way to get away from the hustle and bustle of Yerevan, head south to Areni, a town with a long history of winemaking and the name of the world's oldest grape variety.


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  9. Yerevan: Private Garni, Geghard, Lake Sevan, & Dilijan Tour | GetYourGuide
  10. Yerevan: Private Garni, Geghard, Lake Sevan, & Dilijan Tour | GetYourGuide

    This amazing tour begins by introducing you to Armenia's ancient Pagan history, before moving on to show how Christianity expanded over the country. The only remaining pagan temple in the post-Soviet region, Garni Temple (77 A.D.), should be your first port of call. The Geghard monastery complex is another ancient monument to be visited during your daylong excursion. The "Monastery of the Holy Lance" refers to the lance with which Longinus stabbed Jesus while he was still hanging on the cross. The complex shows Armenian architecture from the 13th century, which is considered the Golden Age of the country.

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  11. From Yerevan: Khorvirap, Noravank, & Areni Winery Day Trip | GetYourGuide
  12. From Yerevan: Khorvirap, Noravank, & Areni Winery Day Trip | GetYourGuide

    Khor Virap Monastery is located about an hour's drive from Yerevan and offers stunning views of Armenia's most famous landmark, Mount Ararat. "Deep dungeon" refers to the location of Khor Virap, which is a crypt beneath the ruins of Artashat, the old royal prison. The monastery is one of Armenia's most holy destinations.

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  13. Yerevan: Hin Areni Winery, Tatev, and Khndzoresk Tour | GetYourGuide
  14. Yerevan: Hin Areni Winery, Tatev, and Khndzoresk Tour | GetYourGuide

    This tour departs from Yerevan and visits some of Armenia's most beautiful and historic cities and landmarks. Take a cable car trip and explore the Khndzoresk cave city while you're in Areni.

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  15. Yerevan: Garni, Geghard & Lake Sevan Tour with Lavash Baking | GetYourGuide
  16. Yerevan: Garni, Geghard & Lake Sevan Tour with Lavash Baking | GetYourGuide

    To begin the trip, arrive at the local operator's office in Yerevan at 10 a.m. and go to the designated meeting point. Get in a cool, air-conditioned vehicle and head to the eastern portion of Armenia after checking in. At Charent's Arch, take in the stunning vistas of Mount Ararat, which is mentioned in the Bible. Take them to the triangle cape's pagan shrine, the Garni. The temple's combination of Greco-Roman and Armenian architecture and the remnants of the ancient royal palace with its beautiful mosaics should be seen.

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  17. From Yerevan: Echmiadzin Mother Cathedral and Zvartnots Tour | GetYourGuide
  18. From Yerevan: Echmiadzin Mother Cathedral and Zvartnots Tour | GetYourGuide

    Your tour begins at 10:00 AM from the local partner's Yerevan head office. The main Armenian Apostolic Church in St. Echmiadzin may be found in western Armenia. A global heritage site, the Cathedral of Echmiadzin was built in the early fourth century and is one of the oldest in existence. The legend has it that the church was built on the site where Gregory the Illuminator saw an apparition of Jesus Christ in a dream.

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  19. Yerevan: Private Khor Virap, Garni, & Gehgard Monastery Tour | GetYourGuide
  20. Yerevan: Private Khor Virap, Garni, & Gehgard Monastery Tour | GetYourGuide

    The Khor Virap monastery is located approximately an hour's drive from Yerevan and provides a breathtaking view of Armenia's national emblem, Ararat. Located at the ancient site of Artashat, the "Khor Virap" translates to "deep dungeon," and was erected on the spot where the previous royal jail stood. That's where the first Armenian Catholicos was held for 13 years, Gregory the Illuminator.

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  21. From Yerevan: 4.5-Hour Garni-Geghard Tour | GetYourGuide
  22. From Yerevan: 4.5-Hour Garni-Geghard Tour | GetYourGuide

    The tour begins at 10:00 a.m. and lasts around four to five hours. You will be picked up from your hotel. Garni, a well-known symbol of Armenia before Christianity, was fixed up by the Armenian kings to be their summer home.

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  23. Yerevan: Self-Guided Audio Tour | GetYourGuide
  24. Yerevan: Self-Guided Audio Tour | GetYourGuide

    In Yerevan, there is so much to see and do. Use the audio tour's navigation and suggested walking routes to get the most out of your time in the city.

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  25. Private Tour: Khor Virap, Noravank, Areni Cave, & Winery | GetYourGuide
  26. Private Tour: Khor Virap, Noravank, Areni Cave, & Winery | GetYourGuide

    Ararat, the Biblical Mount Ararat, is Armenia's oldest and best-known historical site. Spectacular vistas can be seen from the shortest distance feasible on this journey. Near Yerevan, near the Khor Virap Monastery, you may get a great view of Armenia's most recognizable landmark, the majestic Mount Ararat. Armenians around the world regard the site as one of their most sacred places.

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  27. Day trip to Khor Virap, Areni Winery and Noravank Monastery | GetYourGuide
  28. Day trip to Khor Virap, Areni Winery and Noravank Monastery | GetYourGuide

    Pickup from your hotel will occur at 9:30 AM on the day of the excursion. On the program for the day are Khor Virap Monastery, Areni Winery, and Noravank Monastery. When you get to Khor Virap, you will be amazed by the view of Mount Ararat, which is the national symbol of Armenia.

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  29. Armenia: Private Tour to Amberd, Hovhannavank & Saghmosavank | GetYourGuide
  30. Armenia: Private Tour to Amberd, Hovhannavank & Saghmosavank | GetYourGuide

    The Gorge of the Qasakh River, one of Armenia's most stunning gorges, is noted for its gorgeous churches perched precariously on the cliff's edge. This tour takes you there. On this day trip, you'll see two monastic structures erected by the same aristocratic family in the 13th century.

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  31. Yerevan: Visit Khor Virap, Noravank, Tatev | GetYourGuide
  32. Yerevan: Visit Khor Virap, Noravank, Tatev | GetYourGuide

    The local operator's Yerevan headquarters is open at 8:30 a.m. for your tour. After that, head to Khor Virap in the southern portion of Armenia. Because it is intimately linked to the introduction of Christianity in Armenia, Khor Virap is Armenia's most well-known pilgrimage site. St. Gregory the Illuminator's efforts led to Armenia adopting Christianity as its national religion in 301. In the dungeon beneath the present-day church of Khor Virap monastery, Saint Gregory was imprisoned before converting King Tridates the 3rd to Christianity. The biblical Mount Ararat may be seen in all its glory from the monastery's vantage point.

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  33. Tsaghkadzor & Yenokavan: Private Tour with Yell Extreme Park | GetYourGuide
  34. Tsaghkadzor & Yenokavan: Private Tour with Yell Extreme Park | GetYourGuide

    Get away from Yerevan and visit Tsaghkadzor, a little Olympic town located not far from Yerevan, to see a canyon full of flowers. The Gorge of Flowers is the name given to this area because of the abundance of beautiful flowers.

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  35. Yerevan: Haghpat, Zarni-Parni, Akhtala, Sanahin Day Trip | GetYourGuide
  36. Yerevan: Haghpat, Zarni-Parni, Akhtala, Sanahin Day Trip | GetYourGuide

    A day excursion from Yerevan takes you to the Zarni-Parni Cave Castle Complex and the Akhtala Fortress, two of Armenia's most beautiful attractions. Experience the wonders of the Haghpat and Sanahin monasteries, both of which are part of the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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  37. From Tbilisi: Day Trip to the UNESCO Sites of Armenia | GetYourGuide
  38. From Tbilisi: Day Trip to the UNESCO Sites of Armenia | GetYourGuide

    Travelers to the Caucasus region should not miss Armenia, which has a distinct culture, stunning rocky mountains, and a rich history. Tbilisi is the starting point for this day trip to northern Armenia, which begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at the border. As you continue down the tiny gorges of the Debed River between the towering rocky mountains, the scenery will begin to change.

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  39. From Yerevan: Tsaghkadzor & Lake Sevan Guided Tour | GetYourGuide
  40. From Yerevan: Tsaghkadzor & Lake Sevan Guided Tour | GetYourGuide

    At 10:00 a.m., we meet at the local partner's office in Yerevan. Leave the city and head into Armenia's northwestern area. The first stop is Tsaghkadzor, a city in the Kotayk area about 50 kilometers north of the capital. This is one of Armenia's most popular winter vacation destinations.

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  41. Private Tour to Spiritual and Christian Sites, Armenia 2022 - Yerevan
  42. Private Tour to Spiritual and Christian Sites, Armenia 2022 - Yerevan

    If you are looking for a unique way to explore Armenia's sacred heritage, this private guided tour is for you. Explore Armenia's religious traditions, as well as the country's stunning architecture, as you learn more about the country's history. A few notables in the area are the world-heralded Zvartnots and Khor Virap Monasteries, as well as the first-century Garni Temple.


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  43. Group tour: Khor Virap, Areni Cave, Noravank, Areni Winery, Traditional Lunch 2022 - Yerevan
  44. Group tour: Khor Virap, Areni Cave, Noravank, Areni Winery, Traditional Lunch 2022 - Yerevan

    This full-day tour, which is ideal for first-timers, includes a variety of short excursions. Visit the country's most famous sight, Mt. Ararat, and Gnishik Canyon's stunning rocks. Learn about Armenian history, see religious sites, and sample Areni wine, which is supposed to be made from the world's oldest grapevines.

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  45. Group tour: Tatev Monastery, Cable Car, Lunch, Karahunj, Hin Areni Winery 2022 - Yerevan
  46. Group tour: Tatev Monastery, Cable Car, Lunch, Karahunj, Hin Areni Winery 2022 - Yerevan

    The "Wings of Tatev," the world's longest cableway, awaits you on this full-day journey from Yerevan to Armenia's southern region. Visit Karahunj Observatory, Tatev monastery, and Vorotan river canyon via cable-way with "Yerani Travel" for a stunning perspective of this natural wonder. Make sure to include Armenian cuisine's most popular dishes in your lunch.

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  47. Group Tour: Lake Sevan, Dilijan, Haghartsin, Lake Parz, Deer farm, lunch 2022 - Yerevan
  48. Group Tour: Lake Sevan, Dilijan, Haghartsin, Lake Parz, Deer farm, lunch 2022 - Yerevan

    vehicles that are comfortable to ride in. Groups of a few people (up to 19 pax) On-board Wi-Fi and a traditional meal are also provided. Ticket Price Upon request, we may pick you up from your hotel in the heart of the city. a well-known tour operator (in English and Russian).

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  49. Transfer from Yerevan to Tbilisi with tours 2022
  50. Transfer from Yerevan to Tbilisi with tours 2022

    Dear explorer! For the price of a simple Tbilisi-Yerevan trip, you will have COMPLIMENTARY TOURS to Lake Sevan, Sevanavank (a 9th-century fortress), Dilijan, and Haghartsin Monastery (10th–13th century) as well.

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  51. Group Tour: Garni Temple, Geghard, and Lavash Baking from Yerevan 2022
  52. Group Tour: Garni Temple, Geghard, and Lavash Baking from Yerevan 2022

    Day trips from Yerevan can take you to two eastern Armenian landmarks and a distinct culinary tradition. Garni, a Greco-Roman pagan temple set high on a mountain plateau, can be reached by air-conditioned car. Explore UNESCO-protected Geghard, a medieval abbey built into the rock cliffs, after hearing its history. Finally, see and participate in a demonstration of 'lavash' (Armenian flatbread) making. Entrance costs and pick-up from your Yerevan Central or hotel are included.

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  53. Private tour to Haghpat, Sanahin, Odzun, Dsegh 2022 - Yerevan
  54. Private tour to Haghpat, Sanahin, Odzun, Dsegh 2022 - Yerevan

    Spend the entire day seeing Armenia's Lori area and its many fascinating attractions. See Haghpat and Sanahin Monasteries and read about their respective histories. Stop by the Odzun Church, a 7th-century basilica. Explore the Hovhannes Tumanyan Museum, which honors the Armenian poet.

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  55. Group Tour: Haghpat, Zarni-Parni Cave Castle Complex, Akhtala, Sanahin 2022 - Yerevan
  56. Group Tour: Haghpat, Zarni-Parni Cave Castle Complex, Akhtala, Sanahin 2022 - Yerevan

    Haghpat, a magnificent monastery from the 10th century, is the first stop on our extensive and fascinating group trip. The Zarni-Parni cave castle complex is located in a wooded canyon with a stunning view of the Kayan fortress and a lovely restaurant. After lunch, visit the majestic Akhtala monastery, which is made up of three churches and is situated on the grounds of the fortification of the same name. The Sanahin monastery is the final stop on your tour. As "gems" of Lori province, Haghpat and Sanahin are on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List.

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  57. Yerevan: Sevan-Sevanavank-Dilijan-Goshavank-Haghartsin Tour 2022
  58. Yerevan: Sevan-Sevanavank-Dilijan-Goshavank-Haghartsin Tour 2022

    On a full-day journey from Yerevan to Lake Sevan, Sevanavank Monastery, Dilijan, Goshavank Monastery, and Haghartsin Monastery, you'll get a taste of the Armenian highlands. Once you've enjoyed a breathtaking view of a lake surrounded by mountains, you'll visit a number of historic monasteries. This full-day tour includes all transportation, entrance fees, and pick-up and drop-off from a central area of Yerevan.

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Guided tours are often all-inclusive group travel experiences guided by a local travel guide and following a predetermined schedule centered on a particular tourist attraction or local activity. Numerous sightseeing guided tours, skip-the-line tickets to major tourist destinations, group day/night trips, food/wine tastings, and even airport transfers are available.

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Types of guided tours available for your vacation

Depending on the city you are traveling to, there are almost any guide trips and activities for everybody. There are outdoor guided tours, water activities, Nature tracks, Music celebrations, Local food trips, Workshops and Classes, Arts Performances, Hidden Gems expedition, beer or wine drinking and tasting trips, special television & Movies tours, romantic couple trips, children’ activities, trips to Parks and Gardens, Island expedition tours, check out well-known landmarks, Museum guided trips and tickets, Airport transfer services, Memorials for you to explore to under the local culture and history, go up Towers & seeing platforms to get a birds-eye view of the landscape, shopping tours, theaters and auditorium, visit ports and harbors, sightseeing cruise, bikes for rental, helicopter rides, ferryboat tickets, Jeep and SUV for rental, luxury yacht services and sailboat leasing.