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Tour to Artsakh

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Visiting Armenia

Tel: 374 94 30 87 05, 374 55 97 00 35
E-mail: visitingarmenia@gmail.com
Category: Regular
Days: 3
Date: May 11, 2013 - May 12, 2013
Starting price: 50000 AMD
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Artsakh covered the north-eastern range of the Armenian Plateau and was mostly mountainous and forested. In medieval Armenian sources it is styled as a strategic and fortified region. It was bounded by the following Armenian principalities: Utik to the east, Gardman to the northeast, and Syunik to the southwest.


Day Destination Hotel
1 Noravank
  • Visiting Noravank
• Setting off to Syunik region, visiting Vorotan Canyon and Tatev Monastery Complex (IX century) by the world’s longest aerial tramway “Wings of Tatev ” (5,6 km)
• Setting off to Artsakh, Shushi city-fortress
• Visiting St.Surb Amenaprkich Khazanchetsots Cathedral in Shushi, (also known as, the Cathedral of Christ the Savior is one of the most precious religious monuments not only in Artsakh, but also in all of Armenia)
• Setting off to Martakert region, village Vank (Gandzasar)
• Dinner
• Overnight stay in a hotel
2 Artsakh, Gandzasar
  • Breakfast
• Rising up instruction
• Preparing the horses for riding, instruction
• Starting place is village Vank
• Rising up to the Ruzanna fortress. It is located 1600 m above sea-level,a vide path passes through the deep forest, don't need special physical condition
• Walking round the fortress, examination of ancient khachkars, dinner
• Return to village Vank, rest
• Visiting Gandzasar Monastery Complex (XIII century)
• Supper in a restaurant
• Overnight stay in a hotel
3 Tigranakert
  • Breakfast
• Visiting the ancient city Tigranakert’s place of digging, examination of the fortress and the museum
• Visiting the prehistoric megalithic complex Zorats Karer or Karahunj (British analogue of Stonehenge)
• Return to Yerevan

Updated: 15:06 April 21, 2013 | Views: 1765

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