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Gourmet Tour in Armenia

Tour operator/agency:

Go Travel

Tel: +374 10 56 66 30
Address: Teryan 62, Yerevan, ARMENIA
Category: Regular
Days: 7
Date: -
Starting price: 663 USD
Gourmet Tour in Armenia

This gourmet tour combines the best of local cuisine and culture in Armenia. Go travel offers the best Food and Wine experiences in different cities and wine regions of Armenia.

Day Destination Hotel
1 Yerevan Silachi Hotel
  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.
2 Zvartnots, Echmiadzin Silachi Hotel
  After breakfast we drive to Zvartnots. A complex of structures erected in the middle of the 7th century near Echmiadzin, is of extreme architectural value. Discover this UNESCO World Heritage Site, then departure to Echmiadzin. The Cathedral of Holy Echmiadzin is the most ancient Christian place of worship in Armenia, built in 301-303 by Gregory the Illuminator, the founder of the Armenian Apostolic Church. Visit to the 7th century churches of St. Hripsime and St. Gayane. Back in Yerevan and evening walk in Cascade and Cafesjian Art Museum. Enjoy your dinner in Armenian restaurant.
3 Garni, Geghard Silachi Hotel
  After breakfast set off for Garni Pagan Temple, the only Hellenistic temple in the Caucasus. Dedicated to the pagan sun god Mihr, Garni Temple was built by the Armenian King Trdat in 76 AD and served as the summer residence of Armenian kings. At the entrance you can find all kinds of sweets, souvenirs and snacks. 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. After tasty lunch we drive back in Yerevan. Discover this cozy city and visit Victory Park and enjoy the great view of Yerevan in front of the Mother Armenia statue. Next sightseeing is Genocide Museum. Dinner in typical Armenian restaurant.
4 Khor Virap, Areni, Noravank B&B Goris Hotel
  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. Monastic complex of Noravank is a masterpiece by the 13th century architect Momik. Then visit 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.
5 Tatev Lucy Tour Hotel
  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 dolma testing in Hermon awaits us.
6 Sevan Lake, Dilijan Castle Hotel
  Travel 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 and 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 1181. Dining experiences in Dilijan will include Armenian cuisine and hospitality at its best.
7 Sardarapat, Yerevan Silachi Hotel
  Breakfast at the hotel and visit to Sardarapat Memorial and Ethnography Museum. Participate in traditional cooking in Vagharshapat. Cognac tasting in Yerevan Cognac Factory and farewell dinner in typical Armenian restaurant

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