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Armenia - Iran
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 Historical view

Armenia & Iran

 

Duration:  10 days
Type:
classic; excursion
Accommodation:
3*
Meal plan:
BB
Price:
1265$ /pppt/



Day 1. Yerevan (70km)
Arrival to Yerevan,
Meeting at "Zvartnots" International airport,
Transfer to the hotel,
Check-In Support.
 

After breakfast at the hotel meet your tour guide and start city tour round Yerevan. The contemporary capital of Armenia is 13th and  one of the oldest cities in the world founded in 782 BC. During the tour you will visit Erebouni Museum of the History of the Foundation of Yerevan which stands at the foot of the Arin Berd hill, on the top of which the Urartian Fortress Erebouni has been constructed.Visiting ARARAT Cognac Factory. During the tour: aging workshop where you can learn about the magic transmission of eau-de-vie in to brandy, museum, video hall-15 minutes of screen-tour will present the world of legendary Armenian brandy, bar-here you can taste and discover every nuance of our sunny beverage, shop-you will have a chance to buy genuine Ararat brandy. Overnight at the hotel (Yerevan).

Day 2. Free day

Day 3. Yerevan-Garni-Geghard-Yerevan-Echmiadzin-Zvartnots
Yerevan(110km)

Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Garni Temple(1st AD) which is the only "witness" of Hellenistic Epoch in the territory of CIS. After numerous earthquakes the temple got into runis, and was reconstructed in the 20th century. The temple is dedicated to Mithra, the God of Sun.Tour to Gegard Monastery(12-13th centuries). The Monastery was initially known  as Ayrivank (Cave Monastery). The name refers to the biblical lance with which a Roman soldier pierced  Christ's body. Hundreds of Khachkars (cross-stones) and caves acan be observed in the rocks surrounding  the Monastery. Geghard Monastery and the Upper Azat Valley are inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Return to Yerevan with stop at the Charents's Arch. It is from here that one of the greatest Armenian poets of the 20th century admired the view of the double-peaked ARARAT. Here you can enjoy the his  poem dedicated to Ararat (Pass the whole world, there's no summit as white as that of Ararat, Like glory road, unreachable, I love as well my Mount Massis). Return to Yerevan. Excursion to centuries-old monuments Echmiadzin (Armenian Vatican) and Zvartnots listed on UNESCO World Heritage list. Visiting the Churches of three Holy Virgins: centre-domed cruciform Church of Saint Hripsimeh (618), domical basilica of Saint Gayaneh (630) and 'domed gallery' type Church of Shoghakat (1694). The Cathedral of Echmiadzin(303) is the official residence of the Catholicos of all Armeians. Continue the tour to Zvartnots(7-10th centuries)- a Temple of Vigil Forces. Return to Yerevan.  Overnight at the hotel (Yerevan).

Day
4. Free day

Day 5. Yerevan-Sevan-Dilijan-Yerevan (200km)

Breakfast at the hotel. Excursion to the Museum-Institute Matenadaran - one of the unique institutes of ancient manuscripts in the world. Trip to the "Armenian Pearl" - Lake Sevan which is the 2th high-altitude lake in the world with its sweet and astonishingly blue water. Visiting Sevanavank Moanstery in Sevan peninsula(9-12thcenturies). Continue the tour to Dilijan resort. Excursion in  the old Dilijan town with visiting  Dilijan Branch of National Museum of Folk Art after V. Sharambeyan. Tour to Haghartsin than Goshavank Monastery Complexes, which  became   spiritual and cultural centers of Armenia in the 20th  century. Drive to Yerevan. Overnight at the hotel (Yerevan).

Day 6.Yerevan-Khor Virap-Noravank-Areni-Goris (240km)

Breakfast at the hotel. Visiting History Museum of Armenia, where you will get acquainted with the large collection of materials connected with history of Armenia and ancient eastern countries in the Armenian Highland. Trip to Khor Virap(4-18th centuries) Monatery Complex the importance of which is connected with Gregory the Illuminator, who introduced Christianity in Armenia. Here you can enjoy the spectacular view of the sacred Ararat Mountain - an immortal symbol of Armenia. Continue the tour to Noravank  Monastery Complex- a monastery of XII century situated among amazing sheer rocks on the bank of a twisty gorge. On your way back you will visit Areni Church of XIV century. The village of Areni is famous also for its excellent wine, which you are welcome to taste. Drive to Goris. Overnight at the hotel(Goris).

Day 7. Goris-Tatev-Tabriz (154km)

Breakfast at the hotel. Leisure time till 15:00. Check-out. Tour to the legendary Tatev Monastery ,one of the finest in Armenia. Built in 895, the Complex consists of three churches of impressive size. In XIVc. Grigor Tatevatci based here the University of Tatev. Continue the tour to Armenian-Iranian border. Changing the guide and transportation .

Meeting in Norduz, Iranian-Armenian border. Visit the famous St, Stephanus church, which is one of the oldest churches in the world, located 3km south of Aras river in Jolfa region. Visit Zorzor Church which is locaten in the east side of a village called Baroon (13th century). Continue the way to Tabriz. In Tabriz you will  visit bazaar, Blue mosque. O/n in Tabriz.

Day 8. Isfahan

Morning flight in Isfahan. This flight is available only in Wednesday. City tour. Visit Imam square, the huge open square in centre of Isfahan with four monuments at four sides including Imam mosque covered inside and outside with intricate turquoise tiles, the smaller Sheikh Lotfollah mosque contains some of the best mosaics from 17th century, Ali Ghapoo Palace which was the first skyscraper in Iran and Isfahan bazaar, shaking minarets. Evening visit Si-o-Se Pol (thirty three) and khajoo bridges over zayanderud , relax in one of the traditional tea houses, drink tea and smoke Persian water pipe. O/n in Isfahan.

Day 9. Tehran

Morning flight to Tehran. City tour. Visit National museum, coin museum, palace Golestan. O/n in Tehran.

Day 10. Tehran

Transfer in airport Khomeini.
Departure.

 

Armenian segment services

Iranian segment services

Duration

6 nights

3 nights

Price

500$/pppt. /

765$/pppt. /

Type

classic

classic

Accommodation

4*/DBL, TWIN/

4*/DBL, TWIN/

Meal plan

BB

BB

Kilometrage

973 km

 

Tour package includes

 All transportation according tour program

 All transportation according tour program

 

Professional friendly driver

Professional friendly driver

 

Domestic flights

 

Visa support

Accommodation in 4* hotel

/
DBL, TWIN/(6 nights)

Accommodation in 4* hotel

/
DBL, TWIN/(3 nights)

Breakfasts

Breakfasts

English speaking guide

English speaking guide

Entrance tickets

Entrance tickets

Souvenirs from SacVoyage

 

Tour package dosen't include

 Air tickets

 Air tickets

SGL supplement

170$

80$

HB supplement

125$

50$

FB supplement

250$

100$


 

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