Archaeological Tour 9 days

Description of the tour

Archaeological Tour to Armenia will lead you to the most important archaeological sites. You will learn about valuable finds and exhibits, visit the historical places of the country. This tour is created for anyone who is interested in archaeological excavations and wants to learn more about the centuries-old history of the country. You will have an unforgettable journey through time!

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Day 1. Arrival at the airport. Sightseeing tour in Yerevan.

Visiting the Matenadaran is a repository of ancient manuscripts. Visit the National Historical Museum of Armenia.

Day 2. City-fortress Metsamor, which is famous for its archaeological finds.

Visit the city of Etchmiadzin (the religious center of all Armenians) A trip to the settlement of Shengavit - one of the most important archaeological monuments of Armenia in the early Bronze Age.

Day 3. Excursions to the city of Garni, famous for its Hellenistic architecture. and Geghard (UNITY in Armenia).

A visit the Erebuni Museum is a museum of the history of Yerevan.

Day 4. Journey to the south of Armenia. Visiting the Khor Virap Monastery.

Excursion to the ruins of the ancient city of Artashat, on the territory of which archaeological excavations are conducted. A trip to Noravank monastery. Visit the caves of Areni, where many finds were found that shook the world.

Day 5. Journey to the monastery Tatev - the pearl of Armenian medieval architecture. Excursion to the archaeological site of Karahunj (Armenian Stonehenge.) Continuation of the tour to the city of Hermon.

Day 6. Trip on off-road jeeps to Mount Muradzar, famous for its ancient petroglyphs.

Day 7. Selim Pass, which was once part of the Great Silk Road. The next stop is Lchashen village, where one of the most important archaeological monuments of Armenia is located.

Day 8. A trip to the historical and cultural reserve Agarak. The tour will continue to the village of Oshakan, where the grave of the great Armenian enlightener Mesrop Mashtots, the creator of the Armenian script, is located. Return to Yerevan.

Day 9. Transfer to the airport and departure.

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