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Food and Wine Tour to Armenia - GO TRAVEL
Food and Wine Tour to Armenia
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Food and Wine Tour to Armenia


By a region’s literature and architecture you understand its history; by its art and music you understand its self-image. And by its food you understand it’s true, unchanging character. This Food and Wine Tour combines the best of local cuisine and culture in ArmeniaGo Travel offers the best Food and Wine experiences in different cities and wine regions of Armenia. Combine gourmet food and Armenian culture by taking a Food and wine Tour to Armenia. You will not only enjoy appetizing and creative Armenian food, you will also get an overview of this fabulous and ancient country, discovering Go Travel recommended and chosen delicious routes Armenia has to offer. Experience the cuisine, traditions, customs and people of Armenia on this 7-day tour.

DAY 1


 

Yerevan City Tour


Arrival in Yerevan and transfer to the hotel. After check-in begins city tour in one of the oldest cities in the world. Discover Republic Square, North Avenue, Opera House and Matenadaran, the Institute of Ancient Manuscripts. Here you will have access to some of the finest examples of illuminated manuscripts in the world. Continue to Marani Winery for wine tasting and winemaking traditions discovering. Welcoming dinner in the traditional restaurant.

Overnight: Hotel in Yerevan

Meal plan: Lunch, Dinner

 

DAY 2


 

Yerevan – Zvartnots – Etchmiadzin - Yerevan


After breakfast Go to Zvartnots. A complex of structures erected in the middle of the 7th century near Etchmiadzin, is of extreme architectural value. Discover this UNESCO World Heritage Site, then departure to Echmiadzin. The Cathedral of Holy Echmiatzin is the most ancient Christian place of worship in Armenia. Visit to the 7th century churches of St. Hripsime and St. Gayane. Back in Yerevan and evening walk in Cascade and Cafesjian Art Museum. Dinner in the restaurant. 


 Overnight: Hotel in Yerevan 

 Meal plan: Breakfast, Dinner


DAY 3




Yerevan – Garni – Geghard – Tsitsernakaberd – Yerevan

 

After breakfast set off for Garni Pagan Temple, the only Hellenistic temple in the Caucasus. Another ten minutes ride through the gorge will take you to the cave monastery of Geghard. Geghard is one of Armenia's most significant medieval architectural ensembles and was founded in the 4th century. Enjoy traditional Bread baking and national food and wine. Discover this cozy city and Go to Victory Park and enjoy the great view of Yerevan in front of the Mother Armenia statue. Next sightseeing is Genocide Museum.


 Overnight: Hotel in Yerevan

 Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch 


DAY 4



Yerevan – Khor Virap – Areni – Noravank – Eghegnadzor – Karahunj - Goris


 

Our destination today is Khor Virap Monastery with view of Mount Ararat’s snowcapped flanks. Enjoy a guided tour of the famous “Areni Winery” on the way to Noravank. Then Go to the famous Cheese factory in Eghegnadzor. Here you will be introduced to cheese making process, secrets and sample various kinds of specific Armenian cheese. Our next stop is Karahunge, 7000-year-old Observatory. The name of Karahunge sounds similar to Stonehenge and is translated as “singing stones”. In the evening enjoy traditional barbeque making in Goris.

 


 Overnight: B&B Hotel in Goris

 Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


DAY 5



 Goris – Tatev – Hermon


 

Breakfast at hotel and trip to Tatev Medieval University. Enjoy Tatev Gateway, the world’s longest non-stop reversible aerial tramway passing over the Devil’s Bridge. After tasty lunch in Vaik continue to the rural hotel in Hermon village, located in Yeghegis River Valley. National national dolma testing in Hermon awaits us.

 Overnight: Hotel in Hermon Village

Meal plan:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

 


DAY 6



Hermon – Sevan – Haghartsin – Goshavank – Dilijan

 

 

 

Breakfast at the hotel and Go to Armenias largest Lake Sevan. The view of the lake from the two monasteries is breath taking and the fish meal along the lake is a must. Enjoy Whitefish & Trout tasting. Dilijan is our next stop. Near the town of Dilijan is located 13th century Haghartsin monastery. Other amazing monastery complex Goshavank was founded in 1181Dining experiences in Dilijan will include Armenian hospitality at its best.

 


 Overnight: Hotel in Yerevan

 Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 


DAY 7




Yerevan – Sardarapat – Brandy Factory – Yerevan


 

Breakfast at the hotel and return to Yerevan. Go to Sardarapat Memorial and Ethnography Museum. Cognac tasting in Yerevan Brandy Factory and farewell dinner in typical Armenian restaurant.


 

Overnight: Hotel in Yerevan

Meal plan: Breakfast, Dinner 

 

 

 

DAY 8



Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the airport

 

PRICE FROM: 2194 USD
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 Price is for 2 persons

 

 
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