Saghmosavank, Stone Lake, Amberd

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Hiking, Archaeological, Family, Cultural-historical, Gastronomic

The Region of Aragatsotn located towards the North-West of the country is also worthwhile to visit. The journey will take you to the slopes of Mount Aragats, currently the highest peak in Armenia with its 4090 meters of height.

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Stop: Saghmosavank Monastery

Place: Armenia, Aragatsotn Region, Village of Saghmosavan

Description: Saghmosavank Monastery, one of the architectural gems of the Armenian Christian history, is almost about to "fall into" the Kasakh river gorge. The south-eastern side of the monastery's courtyard opens an awesome view to the canyon of the Kasakh river- a freakishly deep gorge with amazing multi-layered rock formations.

Duration: an hour

The event is included in the price

2
Stop: Armenian Alphabet Park

Place: Armenia, Aragatsotn Region, Letter-Stone Square

Description: The next stop will take you to the fun Armenian Alphabet Park where you will be told about the amazing story of the creation of the Armenian Alphabet in the 5th century and other linguistic facts about the Armenian language.

Duration: 40 minutes

The event is included in the price

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lunch: Lunch

Description: An authentic regional lunch.

Place: Restaurant

Kitchen: Armenian

Duration: an hour 30 minutes

The event is paid by the client: approximately the undefined - undefined per person

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Stop: Stone Lake on Aragats Mountain

Place: Armenia, Shirak Region

Description: After lunch, the journey will continue upwards and take you to the high-altitude Stone Lake on top of Mount Aragats. The site is made gorgeous by the rubble of volcanic granite stones and the spectacular view of the mountain's 4 peaks.

Duration: an hour

The event is included in the price

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Stop: Amberd Medieval Fortress

Place: Armenia, Aragatsotn Region

Description: On the way down, the mystical walls of the Amberd fortress will open their doors for you. As a unique example of the 11th-century Armenian municipal architecture and royal living, the fortress will disclose much related to life lived centuries ago in the area.

Duration: an hour

The event is included in the price

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Stop: Hike in the area

Description: The beautiful hike following the sightseeing will complete the didactic value of the visit and present to you more of the area's history. It will take you through the gorgeous river stream below the hill and take you to the remains of the ancient local cemetery.

Duration: an hour

The event is included in the price

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Stop: Return to Yerevan

Description: Return to the capital city Yerevan

Duration: an hour 15 minutes

The event is included in the price

The price includes

  • Wi-Fi in transport
  • Baby car seat
  • Entrance fees indicated in the itinerary
  • Comfortable transport
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional guide

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