Armenia is a unique country with an intriguing history and has managed to preserve its religion, culture, and language throughout the millennia. Armenia offers adventure, culture, religious, gastronomical, historical, and sustainable tourism to welcome tourists to the land of Noah. Since Armenia was the first country to accept Christianity, you can find some of the world’s oldest churches and monasteries located in extremely beautiful natural surroundings. By taking benefit of our 7 nights 8 days Armenia cultural tour package, you will get the chance to understand the country.
Armenia is a beautiful landlocked country sharing borders with Turkey, Georgia, and Azerbaijan so it has an effect and impact on the culture and landscape of its neighbors. Armenia captivates visitors with its vast collection of historic churches and temples, medieval chapels and monasteries, stunning natural beauty, and rich history. Over the years, Armenia has been the site of a rich and interesting human and mythological history. Armenia is a hidden jewel waiting to be discovered in the very northwestern regions of Asia. So, don’t wait, if you are a history buff, book yourself our 7 nights 8 days Armenia cultural holiday package and delve into the richness of Armenian culture.
The 7 Nights 8 Days Armenia Cultural Tour package will begin with your arrival at Yerevan International Airport. Our local representative will meet you here and drive you to the city hotel. Check into the hotel and unwind in the premium ambiance for the ultimate comfort and elegance. The remainder of the day is yours to explore the gorgeous city and its many magnificent places at your leisure.
Good morning, kindly have your healthy breakfast at the hotel and get ready to start your cultural holiday in Armenia. First, you will be introduced to the whole panorama of the Center of the city, Republic Square, the Opera, and Ballet building, the parliament and Residency of the President of Armenia, the State University, the Mother Armenia Monument, and Sports and concert Complex. Then visit the very impressive monument Tsitsernakaberd – the Memorial of Victims of Genocide in western Armenia, one of the biggest depositors of ancient manuscripts, the pride of the entire Armenian culture. Then be ready to visit Cascade complex, known as the modern art center of Yerevan. You will get an opportunity to visit the Cafesjan modern art museum famous for the magic, art, and warmth of the capital. Take time to enjoy some hot coffee in a cozy environment surrounded by beautiful sculptures. And end your day on a fortunate note by taking blessings in the oldest mosque in Caucasus- the Blue Mosque. After exploring all these amazing sites in Yerevan city, you will be taken back to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Enjoy a wholesome breakfast and check out from your hotel for a religious day in the oldest Christian country in the world on your Armenia cultural tour. Today you will be driven to the ancient capital of Armenia- Etchmiadzin City, here you will take a visit to one of the oldest churches in the Christian world Etchmiadzin Cathedral. You will be amazed to see the collection of religious artifacts about the Holy Mass, subjects made of gold, silver, and precious stones, and the legendary Holy spear. From here you will go to the remaining ruins of one of the architectural wonders of Armenia- Zyartnots Temple made between 641-661 BC. This is the end of your beautiful day 3 tour of your cultural vacation of Armenia among the religious monuments and sites so drive back to the hotel and stay overnight and collect energy for tomorrow.
Start your day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel and get ready to explore the land of Noah. Today your 7 nights Armenia cultural trip will take you to the Ararat Valley (Ararat Plain) which carries not only a biblical significance but is also famous because of the Treaty of Kars between Turkey and Armenia. From here you will witness the majestic and gorgeously shining two white peaks of the biblical mountain Ararat. After taking the picture-perfect view of the holy Ararat, we will proceed to Khor Virap Monastery (4-18th century), which is famous for its history; Gregory the Illuminator, who introduced Christianity to Armenia, was imprisoned there because there was a jail there at the time. Now you will be driven to the 13th-century built Noravank Monastery Complex, the only monastery where we may find a unique sculpture of Father God. But before reaching there, take your time to capture the beautiful view of the way which is no less than a way to heaven itself so don’t resist and get down of the vehicle and walk to the monastery, recording the unique bizarre-shaped red cliffs. It was an amazing day but now you are standing at the last destination for today. After absorbing the beauty of the surrounding, get back to the hotel in Yerevan for an overnight stay.
Start your day with a flavorsome breakfast at the hotel and start your cultural tour of Armenia with today’s first destination. We will take you to the blue lake named Lake Seven, which is one of the greatest high mountainous freshwater lakes in Eurasia. Climb to the peninsula and visit the 9th-century construction of Sevanavank Monastery. From here you will be able to take the fascinating and breathtaking view of the lake. This is not done yet for the day, we will next take you to a beautiful region Dilijan also known as Armenian Switzerland. Dilijan will bring you attractive landscapes and its pleasant climate. Take a stroll around the city’s Handicraft Street to learn about the making of souvenirs from wood, stones, and ceramics. In the dense forest, you will witness a magical monastery named Haghartsin Monastery Complex renovated by his royal highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi. After exploring the complex and churches in and around, drive back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Start your day 6 of the Armenia cultural vacation with a delectable breakfast at your hotel’s cozy ambiance and continue your trip towards Garni by visiting the only remaining Pagan temple in the country devoted to the God of Sun- Myrth. After that, stop and snap photographs at the Charentc Arc, which is close to the village of Vokhchabert and honors the great Armenian poet Yeghishe Charents, who adored and cherished the grandeur of Mount Ararat. Then, pay a quick visit to the neighboring remains of the Royal Palace and Royal Bathhouse. We will take you next to the Geghard monastery, which dates back to the 12th – 13th centuries and is named after the same spear that pierced the body of the crucified Christ.
After a hearty breakfast, check out of your accommodation and go for the next stop on your 8-day cultural tour of Armenia. You will be taken to Tsaghkadzor, the flower gorge and the most gorgeous location in the forest highlands. This will be a lovely stroll across the city. You will get the chance to use the ropeway to go to the mountain peaks at this location, where you will be treated to a breathtaking panoramic view of this area of the globe and enjoy exploring the Kecharis monastery. After exploring the culture, spend some time shopping in Armenia too. Drive back to the capital city and stroll around to purchase some handcrafted, one-of-a-kind products at Vernissage's open-air market or go shopping at Yerevan Mall or Dalma Garden Mall, which are both known for their cutting-edge, stylish clothes, accessory, and shoe collections. Return to your hotel after your shopping, relax and sleep.
Your Armenia cultural holiday ends today. After a delicious breakfast, check out from the hotel. You will be transferred to the airport for your further journey. Take back happy memories from beautiful Armenia.
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The best time to visit Armenia is between April and June, as well as the months of September and October when the weather is pleasant.
Zvartnots International Airport, located 10 kilometers west of Yerevan, Armenia's capital city, is the principal airport servicing the city. The Airport Express bus (route 201) connects the airport to the city core of Yerevan. It currently runs every 30 minutes between 7 AM and 10 PM.
Armenia is known for its beautiful landscapes, its cuisine, culture, and historic sites. Some of the most beautiful places are:
On a trip to Armenia, there are several sights to see and natural areas to discover. Tourists should spend at least 5 to 8 days in Armenia to fully explore and appreciate everything.
Armenia is a beautiful country landlocked by Turkey, Georgia, and Azerbaijan and so the present culture and fashion of Armenia are mixed and rich. You can visit Vernissage, an open-air exhibition market for handmade items, and drop by Dalma Garden Mall or Yerevan Mall for buying international brands of clothes and accessories.
Dilijan is known as the Switzerland of Armenia because of it’s beautiful landscape, lush green forest, and flora and fauna. This small city walking tour is magical and mysterious at the same time presenting breathtaking natural vistas and a hidden Haghartsin Monastery complex.