Southern Armenia Self Drive Tour
4 days /3 nights Yerevan back to Yerevan
Ethchmiadzin Cathedral (4th c.), Zvartnots Temple (7th c.), Pagan temple of Garni (1 A.D.), Gueghard monastery (13th c.), Khor Virap, Noravank(13th c.), Tatev Monastery (10th c.), Karahunge, Selim Pass, Sevan Lake.
Day by Day Itinerary
Day 01: Yerevan - Echmiadzin-Garni-Geghard-Yerevan
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Early arrive in Yerevan and pick up your rental car at the airport, then proceed to the hotel. This morning at 10:00 hours you will be met by our local representative and provided with a welcome kit which includes driving instructions, vouchers, and maps for your tour. Discover the many attractions of the nation's beautiful capital.Drive to Armavir region. Highlights of your tour today are Armenian Vatican - Holy Etchmiadzin Cathedral and Zvartnotz Temple (7th century). Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan.
Day 02 | Yerevan -Ararat -Sisian
Leave the capital city this morning en route to your first stop in Khor Virap Monastery, in the region of Ararat. Enjoy the best view of the biblical Mt. Ararat and see the underground chambers in the monastery where the first Catholicos of all Armenians was imprisoned for 13 years. Continue south and visit spectacular Noravank canyon with the monastery, then proceed to Syunik region, a haven for waterfalls, plants, wildlife and peasant people, visit the majestic Tatev Monastery. Overnight in Sisian.
Day 03: Sisian -Sevan -Yerevan
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Today, continue to Guegharkounik region, home to Lake Sevan, the greatest alpine in the world en rout visit Karahunge ancient observatory. Before continueing to the lake see the Selim Carvansarai - medieval Silk Road point, later visit the ancient cemetery Noradous with numerous kachkhars. After exploring Sevanavank Monastery on the peninsula and enjoying the fresh air you will set off back to Yerevan.
Day 04: Depurture
Drive to airport and return the car at the airport before the departure flight