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    Golden Age (13 nights/ 14 days)

    DAY 1: DEPARTURE/ ARRIVAL
    Depart for Armenia and arrive to Yerevan.
    Transfer to the hotel for overnight.

    DAY 2: YEREVAN/ CITY TOUR/ YEREVAN
    Breakfast in the hotel.
    Afternoon visit to Armenia History Museum and Matenadaran having a collection of over 16000 ancient manuscripts. Visit Genocide Memorial and Erebouni Fortress with Museum. Visit Yerevan Brandy Company.

    Lunch in a local restaurant.
    Dinner in the local restaurant in Yerevan.
    Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan.

    DAY 3: EJMIADZIN/ YEREVAN
    Breakfast in the hotel.
    Full day excursion to Armavir Region: tour to Echmiadzin – the holy seat of the Supreme Patriarch-Catholicos of all Armenians. The Cathedral was built in 303 on the site of a pagan temple after the adoption of Christianity as a state religion in 301. Visit St. Hripsime Church (7th century). A few kilometers from Echmiadzin are the ruins of the 7th century AD Temple of Zvartnots.

    Lunch in a local restaurant.
    Dinner in a local restaurant.
    Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan.

    DAY 4: KHOR VIRAP /NORAVANK /ARENI/ ZORATS KARER/ GORIS
    Breakfast in the hotel.
    Visit Khor-Virap (4th-17th cc). Khor Virap, one of the romantically sited monasteries in Armenia with views across a bast plain to Turkey and the twin peaks of Mount Ararat. Here, in the atmosphere of historical environment and vivid imagination you will notice the Noah’s Ark in the snows of Ararat. Areni wine factory. The tour will on to the 12th century monastery complex of Noravank set in a canyon rich with rare flora. Visit Zorats Karer: The site is located on a rocky promontory near Sisian. About 223 large stone tombs can be found in the area. It was explored by a team of archaeologists from the Institut für Vorderasiatische Archäologie, University of Munich who published their findings in 2000.

    Lunch in a local restaurant.
    Dinner in the local restaurant or hotel.
    Overnight at the hotel in Goris.

    DAY 5: GORIS / TATEV/ KHNDZORESK
    Breakfast in the hotel.
    Sightseeing of Old Goris town. Stop al Halidzor Village to take the longest in the world tramway to the Tatev Monastery. According to historian Stepanos Orbelian, the first church of what later became the mighty walled complex of Tatev was actually built in the 4th century. In the 8th century, it was made the throne of the Syunik bishopric and in the 9th century, it expanded, becoming a major feudal power. Take the longest in the world tramway, newly build in October 2010. Off to Khndzoresk cave town. Walk down the gorge to explore the mysterious caverns cut in the face of the rocks by people seeking refuge from persecution in the natural protection of high cliffs. Back to Goris, take a stroll in the narrow tree-lined streets and charming old town.

    Lunch in a local restaurant.
    Dinner in the local restaurant or hotel.
    Overnight at the hotel in Goris.

    DAY 6: SELIM/NORATUZ/ SEVAN
    Drive to Sevan via Selim pass. Visit Noraduz -medieval cemetery with a large number of early khachkars located in the village of Noratus. The cemetery has the largest cluster of khachkars in the republic of Armenia. It is currently the largest surviving cemetery with khachkars. Visit Hayrivank dating to the 9th century. Visit Lake Sevan- the emerald of Armenia. Arrive and check in the hotel in Sevan.

    Lunch in a local restaurant.
    Dinner in a local restaurant or hotel in Sevan.
    Overnight at the  hotel in Sevan.

    DAY 7:SEVAN /DILIJAN/ ALAVERDI
    Breakfast in the hotel.
    Drive to the Dilijan town for the sightseeing of 13th century Haghartsin Monastery. Visit Goshavank Monastery and Makaravanq. Arrive to Lori region and check in the Avan Dzoraget hotel in Alaverdi.

    Lunch in a local restaurant.
    Dinner in the hotel.
    Overnight at Avan Dzoraget hotel in Alaverdi.

    DAY 8: SANAHIN & HAGHPAT MONASTERIES/ AKHTALA/ ALAVERDI
    Continue to Lori region for the sightseeing tour to the 10th-13th centuries Haghpat and Sanahin historical and architectural monuments set amidst forest-clad hills close to the town of Alaverdi (178 kilometers from Yerevan). The monuments are preserved by UNESCO and included in the World Heritage List. Visit Akhtala Monastery.

    Lunch in a local restaurant.
    Dinner in the hotel.
    Overnight at the Avan Dzoraget hotel in Alaverdi.

    DAY 9: ALAVERDI/LORI BERD/STEPANAVAN DENDROPARK/GYUMRI
    Start our day with a visit to the ruins of one of feudal Armenia’s main fortresses, Lori Berd situated on a naturally fortified plateau between two river gorges. Explore the site and take in the beauty of dramatic mountain scenery. After that we have time to walk and relax in Stepanavan Dendropark, a huge botanical garden founded in 1931, on site explanations by the team at the park.
    Arrive to Gyumri.

    Lunch in a local restaurant.
    Dinner in the local restaurant or hotel.
    Overnight at the hotel in Gyumri.

    DAY 10: ERERUYK/GYUMRI
    Breakfast in the hotel.
    Drive to Gyumri for visiting Marmashen Monastery. Before lunch enter France Verfel’s village. Lunch in a local restaurant. Visit Harichavanq 7th century. Drive towards Ani Pemza village which is 1km far from the Armenia-Turkey border and visit the ruins of Ereruyk Basilica of 6th century.

    Lunch in a local restaurant.
    Dinner in a local restaurant.
    Overnight at the hotel in Gyumri.

    DAY 11: GYUMRI/ ASHATARAK/YEREVAN
    Breakfast in the hotel.
    Morning trip to Mastara Monastery 6th century. Drive to Tallin for visiting Tallin Cathedral of 7-th century. Drive to Dashtadem, for the sightseeing of ruins of Caravanserai and old Dashtadem fortress (have chance to walk inside of the fortress. Continue the tour to Ashtarak – one of the ancient cities of Armenia. En-route visit Agarak settlement of Bronze Age. The settlement is full of historical archaeological monuments constructed in different periods (II millennium BC to XVIII AD). Will see the spectacular and romantic 7th century fortress of Amberd located 2300 meters above sea level beneath the groups of snow-covered Aragats Mountains.

    Lunch in a local restaurant.
    Dinner in a local restaurant.
    Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan.

    DAY 12: GARNI & GEGHARD/ YEREVAN
    Breakfast in the hotel.
    Transfer to Yerevan via sightseeing of the picturesque Avan Canyon, skirting formidable cliffs and passing exotic-looking gorges until a green plateau by the Azat River comes into view. Here, in the harmony of the relief and the virgin nature you will see the pagan Garni architectural complex of the 1st century and feel the spirit of ancient ages. Another ten minutes ride through the gorge will take you to the cave monastery of Geghard (12th –13th centuries). Before dinner free time at leisure for individual exploration and packing.

    Lunch in a local restaurant.
    Dinner in a national restaurant with folk music performance.
    Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan.

    DAY 13: VERNISSAGE
    Breakfast in the morning.
    The whole day is free all leisure for individual exploration. Visit Vernisage, the huge arts & crafts market, the best place in Caucasus to buy souvenirs. Open only on weekends it is a lot of fun to wonder in. Explore the treasures of the cultural life of Yerevan, ramble in the oldest part of the city or just relax in shady parks or busy outdoor cafes, enjoying the young and lively atmosphere of this ancient city, the contemporary of Babylon and Rome.
    Lunch in a local restaurant.
    Dinner independent.
    Overnightat the hotel  in Yerevan.

    DAY 14: YEREVAN
    Transfer to the airport for the departure flight.

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