Armenia-The Cradle of Christianity: Celebration of Easter

The Celebration of Easter in Armenia!!! 

Price is per person in  a double room and includes:

  • Accommodation in the city center
  • Breakfast
  • Welcome dinner
  • Transfers
  • Excursions according to the program
  • Russian speaking guide
  • Entry tickets
184.43 USD

DAY 1. Arrival in Yerevan.  Meeting at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Depending on the time of arrivel city tour in Yerevan.  Overnight in Yerevan.

DAY 2  Khor-Virap-Areni-Noravank After breakfast at the hotel, we begin our journey to Khor Virap: Monastery surrounded by green pastures and vineyards in the Ararat plain with the spectacular panorama and view of Mount Ararat. Next stop is the Areni Wine Factory, where centuries-old Armenian viticulture is experiencing its renaissance era. Here we taste world-class Armenian wines. Next excursion to the ancient Armenian monastery Noravank (13th century).  Passing a narrow road surrounded by rocks of hundred caves one discovers a scene of harmony of architecture with nature. The monastery enshrined with fine architectural solutions and luxurious embellishments is one of the brightest examples of Armenian architecture of the 13th century. Noravank consists of St. Karapet, St. Grigory the Illuminator churches and St. Astvatsatsin (Holy Mother of God) two-storey church, which is notable for its ideal constructive and sculptural work. After an exciting day return to Yerevan.

DAY 3 Echmiadzin-Zvartnots-Selebration of Easter Breakfast at the hotel, excursion to Echmiadzin.  Near Yerevan is a small but ancient city of Echmiadzin, famous for its Etchmiadzin Cathedral. According to scholars, it was the first cathedral built in ancient Armenia and is considered the oldest cathedral in the world. Here we participate in the Holy Mass. Departure, transfer to Zvartnots International Airport

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