Khor Virap, Noravank, wine factory
Beautify your day with this wondrous tour, which starts by visiting Khor Virap monastery, a great place for embracing picturesque views of the Holy Mount Ararat. Next, see Noravank monastery, that is magnificent in its construction, as the church of Holy Mother of God is 2-storied monastery. Afterwards have wine tasting in "Hin Areni" wine factory, one of the oldest settlements in Armenia, famous ...
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- 8 hours 30 minutes
What to expect
Place: Khor Virap Monastery, Armenia, Ararat region, Lusarat village
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
Place: Noravank Monastery, Armenia, Vayots Dzor Province
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
Place: Hin Areni winery, Armenia, Vayots Dzor region, Areni village
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.
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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
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The price includes
- Bottled water
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Comfortable transport
- Professional guide (for the guided tour option)
What to take with you
- Sun cream
- Comfortable shoes
- Sun hat