It is a 7 Days program which features Yerevan, capital of Armenia and Goris.
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Highlights of the Day: Depart from the USA
Highlights of the Day: - Arrive at Yerevan
Yerevan: - Yerevan, Armenia's capital, is marked by grand Soviet-era architecture. The Matenadaran library, housing thousands of ancient Greek and Armenian manuscripts, dominates the main avenue. Republic Square is the city's core, with musical water fountains and colonnaded government buildings. The 1920s History Museum of Armenia on the square's eastern side contains archaeological objects like a circa-3500-B.C. leather shoe.
Highlights of the Day: - Guided City Tour of Yerevan
Guided City Tour of Yerevan: - See the Landmarks of Yerevan: Visit Cascade Complex, Mother Armenia, Matenadaran, Opera House, Tsitsernakaberd, Republic Square and Ararat Brandy Factory.
Matenadaran: - is a repository of ancient manuscripts, research institute and museum in Yerevan, Armenia. It holds one of the world's richest depositories of medieval manuscripts and books which span a broad range of subjects, including theology, philosophy, history, medicine, literature, art history, and cosmography in Armenian and many other languages.
Tsitsernakaberd: - is Armenia's official memorial dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide, built in 1967 on the hill of Tsitsernakaberd in Yerevan. Every year on April 24—the Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day, thousands of Armenians gather at the memorial to commemorate the victims of the genocide. The people who gather in Tsiternakaberd lay fresh flowers out of respect for all the people who died in the Armenian genocide. Over the years a wide range of politicians, artists, musician, athletes, and religious figures have visited the memorial.
Yerevan Ararat Brandy Factory: - Commonly known with its famous brand "Atatat", is the leading enterprise of Armenia for the production of cognac. It was founded in 1887, during the period of the Russian Empire. After the Sovietization of Armenia, the factory became a state-owned enterprise. In 1999, the government of independent Armenia sold the factory to the French Pernod Ricard company for distilled beverages. The variety of the company's cognac products are labeled and publicized as Atatat.
Highlights of the Day: - Visit Garni Temple, Geghard Monastery and Dilijan (Armenian Switzerland)
The Temple of Garni: - is the only standing Greco-Roman colonnaded building in Armenia and the Soviet Union. An Iconic temple located in the village of Garni, Armenia. It is the best-known structure and symbol of pre-Christian Armenia.
Geghard Monastery: - is a medieval monastery in the Kotayk province of Armenia, partially carved out of a mountain, surrounded by cliffs. It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Dilijan: - is a town in northern Armenia. It is known for the spa resorts and traditional craft workshops. The town is surrounded by the forests of Dilijan National Park. The Geological Museum and Art Gallery which displays archaeological finds and international art. Towards the north of the town is Haghartsin Monastery, a complex of stone churches. The Goshavank Monastery is to the East known for its intricate khachkars, or carved stones.
Highlights of the Day: -Visit Zvartnots Cathedral, Echmiadzin Cathedral, Khor Virap Monastery and Drive to Goris
Zvartnots Cathedral: - is a 7th-century centrally planned aisled tetraconch type Armenian cathedral built by the order of Catholicos Nerses the Builder from 643-652. It is located at the edge of the city of Vagharshapat (Etchmiadzin) in Armavir Province of Armenia.
Etchmiadzin Cathedral: -is the mother church of the Armenian Apostolic Church, located in the city of Vagharshapat (Etchmiadzin), Armenia. According to scholars it was the first cathedral built in ancient Armenia and is considered the oldest cathedral in the world.
The Khor Virap: - is an Armenian monastery located in the Ararat plain in Armenia, near the closed border of Turkey, about 8 kilometers (5.0 mi) south of Artashat, Ararat Province, within the territory of ancient Artaxata. The monastery was host to a theological seminary and was the residence of Armenian Catholicos.
Highlights of the Day: - Cable Car Ride at Tatev Monastery
Wings of Tatev: - is a 5.7 km (3.5 mi) cableway between Halidzor and the Tatev monastery in Armenia. It is the longest reversible aerial tramway built in only one section, and holds the record for Longest non-stop double track cable car.
Highlights of the Day: - Fly Back Home
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