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8 DAYS/7 NIGHTS ARMENIA FOR LEBANESE MARKET

 

 

 

 

 



 

For the 3rd year, "TALINA TRAVEL" is pleased to announce the launch of its special summer program which will start on June 29 on weekly basis.

 

As last year, we will organize weekly charter flights Amman/Yerevan/Amman, combined with  relaxing programs in the 2 countries, visits of the “must see" places, profit of breathtaking natural views, get in contact with the local people, enjoy fantastic food and much more …

 

Here below the programs: feel free to contact us to get more info!

 

Inscriptions are open: call us! We will be happy to book your summer vacation!

 

8 DAYS/ 7 NIGHTS PROGRAM WITH 5-DAY EXCURSION 

( the price is calculate for group of 10 and more people)

 

 

Day 1 Arrival Day
 


•    Arrival at Zvartnots International airport in Yerevan
•    Transfer to designated hotel by air-conditioned bus (approximately 20 minutes drive).

Blessed with ancient history and colorful culture, historical landmarks and natural attractions, unique architecture and masterpieces of Ancient era, add to this the eastern hospitality of the sophisticated friendly locals and the splendor of Armenian diverse culinary delights, Yerevan or the so-called “City of the Sun and Light’” is Armenia’s vibrant capital and the largest city, where past and present meet. Yerevan also is called “The pink city” because of the color of the stone used for building. Indeed, while driving through Armenian countryside you can easily spot that the houses along the way blend into the pinkish hills. Yerevan is a great example of the architecture from the Soviet Times. The building are concrete, heavy, and massive, streets are wide and the center city square is very spacious.
So this is Yerevan! A small yet very beautiful city calmly lying in the Caucasus ready to amaze every visitor with its splendid and marvelous views, foods, places of interest and definitely, kind and warm attitude. Beyond a shadow of doubt it’s a truly intriguing tourist destination with all the ingredients for a memorable and active vacation.
•    Arrival Hotel. Check in.
•    Overnight.                   

 

Day 2
Yerevan – Ejmiatsin – Yerevan
  v  We will first go to see Ejmiatsin- Pilgrimage to Ejmiatsin Cathedral built in 301. Ejmiatsin, called New City/ Vagharshapat in the past/, lying 20 km from Yerevan, is the city where the Mother Cathedral - the throne of the Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians - is located. It was founded in the beginning of the 4th century A.D. According to the Revelation of Gregory the Illuminator, Jesus Christ descended from the heavens and pointed to the site on which the Cathedral was to be built. That is why it was named “Ejmiatsin” which means “The Only Begotten Descended”.

v  Lunch

v  Then go to see the panoramic view of Yerevan. Along the way we will see the Sports and Concert complex, the Kievyan Bridge, the Baghramyan Avenue, the Presidential Palace, the Academy of Sciences, the National Parliament, the Writers Union, the Opera House and the Republic Square.

At the end of the tour, we will transfer you back to your hotel in Yerevan.

v  Overnight in Yerevan

 

Day 3
Yerevan – Dilijan - Parz Lake - Yerevan
  v  Drive to Dilijan a small paradise in Armenia with its charming nature and extraordinary architecture.

v  We will visit Sharambeyan street in Dilijan, the well  preserved "Old Town" complete with craftsmen's workshops, small shops with traditional Armenian products and crafts, museum  showing a typical 19th century home with all its locally made furnishings, guest house and a Tufenkian Restaurant.

v  We will then reach Parz Lake, one of Dilijan’s most attractive natural sites.It is situated in the northern part of the town at a height of 1400 meters above the sea level.Water in the lake is transparent, a little greenish. The forest is close to the shoreline and the massive trees,leaning to the lake, are reflecting on the hyaline. While Parz Lake is a small lake, it has much to offer to each of its visitors: boats, crafts, fishing, etc.

v  Lunch

v  Return to Yerevan

v  Overnight in Yerevan

 

Day 4
Yerevan - Garni - Geghard – Yerevan
  v  Drive to Garni to visit Garni Pagan Temple. Its ancient architectural complex (3rd century B.C. - 1st c. A.D.), is located 28 kilometers away from Yerevan, in the province of Kotayk,and  includes a fortress, a palace and a pagan temple. On this triangular plateau, plunging from a height of 300 meters to the rushing River Azat, stand the ruins of a powerful fortress with huge basalt slabs designed for defense of the royal summer residence of Armenia.

v  Visit Geghard Monastery with you. The cave monastery of Ayrivank or Geghard. 6 kilometers from Garni, dates back to the 4th century. Subsequently destroyed, it was rebuilt in the 12th century. The main Cathedral of the Virgin Mary was erected in 1215. The spear that pierced Christ's body is believed to have been kept here. That is why the monastery was named Geghard ('Spear' translated from Armenian). It is a unique complex of churches carved into the mountain and linked to each other by a series of tunnels and caves. On the way out of Geghard you can participate to the Armenian bread-called lavash- making process.

v  Lunch

At the end of the tour, we will transfer you back to your hotel in Yerevan.

v  Overnight in Yerevan

 

Day 5
Yerevan - Sevan - Tsakhadzor - Yerevan
  v  Breakfast.

v  Transfer to visit Sevan Lake, the highest lake on Earth with height of more than 2000 meters above sea level. Its significance is also conditioned by the fact that it provides fresh water and fresh water fish to the Transcaucasus region. In addition to that, it’s one of the freshwater high mountain lakes in Eurasia. Note that the lake’s basin makes up the one sixth of Armenia’s entire territory. Twenty-eight rivers and streams flow into the lake, and one river flows out of it. It’s River Hrazdan.

v  Enjoy lunch by the lake.

v  Visit Tsakhadzor ( ski resort)

v  Return to hotel & overnight Yerevan.

 

Day 6
Yerevan - Khor Virap -  Areni - Noravank -  Yerevan
  vBreakfast at hotel

vDrive to the Ararat Region, to visit Khor Virap Monastery. If you want to see Mt. Ararat at its best, Talina Travel highly recommend you to visit Khor Virap!!! It was a royal dungeon in Artashat (Artaxata), the ancient capital of Armenia which is located just in front of the biblical mountain.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 thanks to endeavors of Saint Gregory the Illuminator, who before converting king Trdat III to Christianity, was imprisoned in the dungeon over which the church of Khor Virap monastery was built in the 17th century. From the monastery one can admire the stunning view of the Biblical Mt Ararat.

vAfterwards drive to Vayots Dzor Region to visit a Winery and to taste wine in Areni Village.

vVisit Noravank and its architectural complex(13-14th centuries) before driving back to Yerevan

vLunch in Noravank

vReturn back to Yerevan

v    Overnight in Yerevan

 

Day 7
Yerevan - Day at Leisure
  v  Breakfast

v  Day at Leisure

v  Overnight in Yerevan

 

Day 8
Yerevan – End of the tour
  v  Breakfast

v  Check out in a hotel with a luggage

v  Transfer to the airport for departure flight


            HOTEL ACCOMODATION ON BB BASIS IN USD

 

HOTELS

PRICE PER PERSON IN DBL

    SINGLE SUPLEMENT

3* IBIS HOTEL

980

170

4 +* DOUBLE TREE BY HILTON HOTEL

1070

180

5* MARRIOTT ARMENIA HOTEL

1150

300





 

RATE INCLUDING:


·        Hotel accommodation per person sharing DBL/TWIN standard room for 8 days/ 7 nights on BB basis at designated hotels in Armenia ( hotel reservations are subject for availability).


·        Visa fee

·        Transfer in air-conditioned bus per above itinerary & round trip airport transfers.

·        Meal mentioned in the itinerary


·        English speaking guide service

·        All entrance fees for all sites and museums mentioned in itinerary

RATE EXCLUDING:

·        Meals other than included here above

·        Beverages with meals

·        Porterage at airport and hotels

·        Personal expenses & travel insurance

·        Any items not specifically mentioned here above

·        Health insurance

·        Tips for Driver & Guide