Day trip

From Yerevan: Khor Virap, Garni, and Geghard Day Trip

4.8 / 5

11 reviews

Activity provider: Hyur Service LLC

From Yerevan: Khor Virap, Garni, and Geghard Day Trip

Activity provider: Hyur Service LLC

From US$ 31 per person

Discover Armenia's rich history on this day trip from Yerevan. See Mount Ararat, visit a 1st-century pagan temple, and tour the Geghard monastery. Finish with some traditional Armenian bread.

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Russian, Armenian

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the religious and cultural history of Armenia on this day trip
  • Explore a 1st-century pagan temple
  • Learn about the legend of St. Lance from your knowledgable guide
  • Taste fresh-baked, traditional Armenian bread
  • Admire awe-inspiring views of Mount Ararat
Full description
Explore the history and culture of Armenia on this day trip from Yerevan. Visit some of the most important landmarks in Armenia, including Mount Ararat, Khor Virap, and the Geghard Monastery complex. Make your first stop at the Khor Virap monastery and see firsthand from where Christianity in Armenia originates. Next on the route is the only pagan temple in Armenia – Garni, dating back to the 1st century. Then visit the 13th-century Geghard monastic complex, partially carved in the rock and included in the Unesco World Cultural Heritage List. Finally, see the lavash (Armenian thin bread) baking process and try some fresh out of the oven.
Includes
  • Professional English-Russian-Armenian speaking guide
  • Air-conditioned transport
  • Light refreshments (bottled water and sweets)
  • WiFi
  • Admissions
  • Lavash baking master-class and tasting
  • Lunch ($8-11)
  • Take with you cash Drams: it is not always possible to pay for lunch in the restaurant by Credit Card.
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
Customer reviews

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4.8 /5

based on 11 reviews

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very comfortable bus. The Guide was very knowledgeable and his English was excellent and clear . Good amount of time at each stop Driver was excellent and felt safe on the climbs and descents to building. Excellent value for money. For me I love the bus ride and beautiful landscapes. Yervand and Norvik - excellent, highly recommended. lunch was extra but was at a wonderful place , food was gorgeous

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July 7, 2022

October 28, 2022

Knowledgable guide, good logistics.

October 21, 2022

Product ID: 411710