Historic Armenia tour with fascinating excursions

Yerevan, Ararat, Lake Sevan & Dilijan

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Sevan Monastery, Lake Sevan

Yerevan

Government Building, Republic Square, Yerevan

Ruins of Zvartnots Cathedral, Echmiadzín

Ruins of Zvartnots Cathedral, Echmiadzín

Noravank Monastery, Yerevan

Noravank Monastery, Yerevan

Noravank Monastery, Yerevan

Holiday Inn Express Yerevan

Holiday Inn Express Yerevan

Holiday Inn Express Yerevan

Holiday Inn Express Yerevan

Garni Temple

Lake Sevan

Khor Virap, Mount Ararat

Etchmiadzin Cathedral

Monastery of the Psalms, Saghmosavan

Khachkars of Noraduz, Lake Sevan

Monasteries, myths and legends in enthralling Armenia

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Up to -39% hotel website price ?
Seven nights in a Double room at the Holiday Inn Express Yerevan, with breakfast included.

Please note that if the advertised hotel is unavailable for your selected dates, it will be swapped with one of similar standards. Please visit our supplier Exoticca's website for more information.

For departures on 24 August, 7 and 21 September and 5 October, your hotel may be Bass Boutique, for 19 October, your hotel may be the Holiday Inn Express, for 14 September and 12 and 26 October, your hotel may be the Best Western Congress. For all November departures, your hotel may be the Diamond House.

This offer also includes a range of tours and excursions with an English-speaking guide, as per the itinerary:

- city tour of the highlights of Yerevan

- a visit to the ruins of Zvartnots

- a visit to the Khor Virap monastery

- a visit to Areni Winery

- a trip to the Garni Pagan Temple

- visit the fruit market in Yerevan

- Visit the Sevanavank Monastery and Goshavank Monastery.

- traditional Armenian sweet making

- a visit to Amberd Fortress

- visit Saghmosavank Monastery

An upgrade to half-board or full-board basis and travel insurance can purchased for additional costs. These can be arranged directly with our supplier, Exoticca, after booking and must be selected before final payment. Please note your final payment is due 60 days before your departure. More information can be found on our supplier's own website.

Return flights are included from your selected departure airport to Yerevan, Armenia. One piece of hand luggage and one piece of hold luggage per person are included, as per the airline's terms and conditions.

Shared air-conditioned transfers are included.

Please note that at the time of booking, your name must be filled out exactly as per your passport (including any middle names). This is in order to accurately book flights and for any required visa invitation letters.

The total amount of nights in the confirmation email may differ from the duration that appears on the website, as it includes accommodation nights and nights spent travelling.

Please be aware that our supplier, Exoticca, will require a copy of the valid passports in order to process the reservation.

The discount:

We advertise this offer at up to 43% off. We calculate this discount percentage based on the rates we offer compared to the supplier's online rate.

The discount stated above was checked on 02/09/2019.

The offer is 100% non-refundable and date changes are not possible once the booking has been made.

This holiday is supplied by Exoticca and is ATOL protected (11248).

Learn about the myths and legends of captivating Armenia, with visits to museums, monasteries and more - includes breakfast, excursions, and all travel

Day 1: UK - Yerevan

Arrive at your UK departure airport, for your flight to Yerevan. You’ll arrive here in the early hours and transfer to your hotel, ready to explore the next morning.

Day 2: Yerevan

After breakfast, begin your fascinating journey through Armenia’s history. Start the day with a city tour, taking in Republic Square, Freedom Square, the impressive opera and ballet theatre, and the Armenian Genocide memorial complex. In the afternoon, admire Etchmiadzin Cathedral and the ruins of Zvartnots, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites. (Meals: breakfast).

Day 3: Yerevan - Ararat - Yerevan

This morning, you’ll be setting off towards Ararat, to visit the incredible Khor Virap monastery, where Christianity was adopted by the Armenian king in 301AD. Set in the shadow of Mount Ararat, this looks like something right out of a fairy tale. Noravak Monastery is up next, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located within a narrow gorge, then you’ll move on to taste some wines at Areni Winery. (Meals: breakfast).

Day 4: Yerevan

Today, visit the pagan Garni Temple, dedicated to the sun god Mihr. After this glimpse into pre-Christian Armenia, journey to another UNESCO Site, Geghard Monastery, which is carved out of the rock that surrounds it. (Meals: breakfast).

Day 5: Yerevan - Lake Sevan - Yerevan

Spend the morning at Lake Sevan, the largest freshwater lake in the Caucasus. You’ll climb the stairs to Sevanavank Monastery, enjoying fabulous views of the lake, then continue to Dilijan to visit Goshavank Monastery, surrounded by rocky mountains and densely forested areas. Finally, you’ll spend the afternoon at a family’s house learning to make traditional Armenian sweets. (Meals: breakfast).

Day 6: Yerevan


After breakfast, head to Amberd Fortress, nestled at the foot of Mount Aragats and once home to Pahlavouni princes. Next, you’ll stop off at the Armenian Alphabet Monument before admiring Saghmosavank Monastery and its incredible views across the canyon. (Meals: breakfast).

Day 7: Yerevan

Spend your final day in Armenia at leisure, sampling the cuisine or grabbing some souvenirs to take home. (Meals: breakfast).

Day 8: Yerevan - UK


After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK. (Meals: breakfast)

Good to know

An upgrade to half-board or full-board basis and travel insurance can purchased for additional costs. These can be arranged directly with our supplier, Exoticca, after booking and must be selected before final payment. Please note your final payment is due 60 days before your departure. More information can be found on our supplier's own website.

Please note that your outbound and inbound flight may be indirect and include a stopover. Your flights may also be overnight, so please bare this in mind when planning the time you'll be away for.

Please also note that at the time of booking, your name must be filled out exactly as per your passport (including any middle names). This is in order to accurately book flights and for any required visa invitation letters.

This holiday allows you to spread the cost of your break by paying only the deposit upfront. The remaining balance is due at a later date and is to be paid directly to the holiday supplier (the exact date will be stated on your booking confirmation).
Holiday Inn Express Yerevan, Yerevan (seven nights)

This modern hotel sits in a fabulous central position in the heart of Yerevan, offering easy access to this fascinating city. You’ll find an express cafe and a bar for all-day dining and drinking, and bedrooms are cosy and well-equipped with black-out shades, a pillow menu, heating and air conditioning, a mini-fridge, bathrobes and slippers, and an en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower.

Amenities: café, bar, Wi-Fi, room service, parking

For departures on 24 August, 7 and 21 September and 5 October, your hotel may be Bass Boutique; for departures on 19 October, your hotel may be the Holiday Inn Express; for departures on 14 September and 12 and 26 October, your hotel may be the Best Western Congress. For all November departures, your hotel may be the Diamond House.
97, 2 Pavstos Buzand St, Yerevan 0002, Armenia

Travel is included in this offer - see below for details.

Details

Return flights are included from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Birmingham, Dublin, Glasgow, Manchester, Newcastle, Bristol and Belfast to Yerevan, Armenia. Exoticca operates flights with all airlines, though the most common for this route include Aeroflot, Lufthansa, Air France and KLM. Please note all airlines are subject to change.

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email from the tour operator, Exoticca. This includes departure times, as well as flight numbers.

Please note that your outbound and inbound flight may be indirect and include a stopover. Your flights may also be overnight, so please bare this in mind when planning the time you'll be away for.

If you need any further information about flights before booking, please call Exoticca on 0203 695 9677 or contact via sales@exoticca.com.

Please check the luggage rules in the booking confirmation. More information can be found on the airline's website. Please note that the prices of the tour operator are daily adjusted according to the exchange rate and may vary from the stated price.

At the time of booking, Exoticca will book the best available airfare for the selected date.

Please note that at the time of booking, your name must be filled out exactly as per your passport (including any middle names). This is in order to accurately book flights and for any required visa invitation letters.

Within seven days of confirming your booking with us, you'll receive an email from our supplier, Exoticca, with your final booking confirmation detailing the exact flight times confirmed for your specific reservation.

The total amount of nights in the confirmation email may differ from the duration that appears on the website, as it includes accommodation nights and nights spent travelling.

Please be advised it is your responsibility to check any passport, visa, health and immigration requirements, including any countries you have a connection in. For flights via the US or Canada, you must apply for an ESTA or eTA visa before travel.

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office offer up-to-date travel advice by visiting www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.

The flights inclusive offer shown on this page is ATOL Protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Secret Escapes is acting as an agent for Exoticca with ATOL number 11248 and your contract is with that company. Exoticca booking conditions are available from http://www.exoticca.com

For comprehensive travel, visa and health advice, please visit FCO Travel Advice

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