Khor Virap, Noravank Monastery, Jermuk

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Wine, Wellness / SPA, Cultural-historical

This tour begins with the visit of Khor Virap monastery, the closest point to Biblical Mount Ararat from Armenia. It's a great place to enjoy some of the most scenic views of the mountain. Then you will see Noravank monastic complex, which is magnificent in its construction, as the church of Holy Mother of God is 2-storied monastery. The next stop is Jermuk – a resort town surrounded by picturesqu...

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  • 11 hours 30 minutes11 hours 30 minutes

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What to expect

Stop: Khor Virap Monastery

Place: Khor Virap monastery, Lusarat village, Ararat marz, Armenia

Description: Khor Virap is the most famous pilgrimage site in Armenia, as it is directly connected with the adoption of Christianity. As a state religion, Christianity in Armenia was adopted in 301 due to endeavors of Saint Gregory The Illuminator, who, before converting King Trdat The 3rd to Christianity, was imprisoned in the dungeon, over which a church of Khor Virap monastery was built in the 17th century. From the monastery one can admire the stunning view of the Biblical Mount Ararat.

Admission is free

Stop: Noravank Monastery

Place: Noravank, Armenia, Vayots Dzor Marz

Description: 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. Gregory The Illuminator churches and St. Astvatsatsin (Holy Mother of God) two-storey church, which is notable for its ideal constructive and sculptural work.

Admission is free

Stop: Hin Areni wine factory

Place: Old Areni Winery, Areni Village, Vayots Dzor Marz, Armenia

Description: Vayots Dzor and Areni village in particular has been the cradle of Armenian winemaking for millennia. "Hin Areni" wine factory opens up the doors of this region to the world to showcase the historic and indigenous Armenian grape varietals. At the winery the historic traditions of winemaking are well combined with state-of-the-art modern equipment. "Hin Areni" wine factory has the capacity to process over 250 tonnes of grapes.

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

Stop: Jermuk

Place: Armenia, Vayots Dzor Marz, Jermuk

Description: The famous health resort Jermuk is in the north-eastern part of Vayots Dzor. The mineral waters of Jermuk have been famous for their medicinal properties since early medieval. A special drinking gallery, along which pump rooms with mineral water are lined up, has been constructed for visitors. The water temperature varies from 30 to 50 degrees C.

lunch: Lunch (optional)

Description: If desired, it is possible to arrange a meal at a local restaurant. *Alcoholic drinks are not included in the meal price. **Please notify in advance to reserve seats. ****Take with you cash Drams: it is not always possible to pay for lunch in the restaurant by Credit Card

Place: Restaurant

Kitchen: Armenian

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The price includes

  • Comfortable transport
  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional guide (for the guided tour option)

What to take with you

Don't forget to take with you:
  • Warm clothes
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Sunglasses
Do not forget to consider the restrictions when choosing an excursion:
Open clothes while visiting monasteries

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