Guided tour

From Yerevan: Mount Ararat, Monasteries, and Winery Tour

From Yerevan: Mount Ararat, Monasteries, and Winery Tour

From £21.76 per person

Visit historic sites with Mount Ararat as a backdrop at Khor Virap and Noravank monastery with this tour from Yerevan. Discover the past as you visit Areni-1 cave and and old Areni winery.

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Duration 8.5 hours
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English, Russian

Experience

Highlights
  • Stop at Khor Virap monastery which was once a prison
  • Visit Noravank monastery to admire the splendid architecture in a unique setting
  • Try some authentic Armenian cuisine
  • Uncover secrets of the past at Areni-1 cave
Full description

See where some of the world's oldest artifacts have been uncovered at Areni-1 cave with this tour from Yerevan. Admire views of Mount Ararat at Khor Virap and Noravank monastery. Visit a charming old Areni winery and try some traditional Armenian cuisine.

Meet your guide and enjoy views of Mount Ararat as you drive to Khor Virap monastery. Walk through a monastery that was initially built as a prison. See where the first Armenian Catholicos, Gregory the Illuminator, was imprisoned.

Head to Areni-1 cave where archeologists discovered several of the world's oldest artifacts, including a leather shoe and a winery. Explore the site which overlooks the Arpa River near the town of Areni and is thought to date back to the Early Bronze Age.

Continue to Noravank to marvel at medieval Armenian architecture. Experience the beauty of this place that is nestled high among brick-red cliffs in Gnishik Canyon. Have the chance to try the oldest grape variety in the world at an old Areni winery.

Includes
  • All entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Armenian sweets
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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The meeting point is at Alexander Tamanyan Statue. Please arrive 20 minutes before the activity starts.

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