Artsakh at Glance

Nagorno Karabakh is an enigma wrapped up inside the Caucasus. Having an extremely rugged mountainous surface covered by dense forests, it has the most beautiful landscape in the whole Caucasus. Artsakh which is the ancient Armenian name of the region with over 5000-year old history. The beauty and cultural richness of this mountain landscape are unforgettable. Up steep cliffs, wedged into narrow valleys and hidden in remote forests there are hundreds of moss-covered churches and monasteries.

General Information

Detailed Sample Itinerary

Places Visited 

Yerevan, Noravank, Stepanakert, Shoushi, Martouni, Gandzasar, Yerevan

Departure Dates 

Flexible and customizable for private departures.

Detailed Sample Itinerary 

Day 1

Departure early in the morning

Monastery of Noravank in the southern part of Armenia Picnic Lunch in Noravank Arrive in Karabagh Check into the Hotel Shoushi City Tour The Ghazanchetsots Church (19th century) Tank (1993) Shoushi liberation monument The Muslim Mosque (19th century) The panoramic view of Karin tak village (under stone) The Djdrdjuz (Panoramic view of mountains and spectacular nature) Dinner at the Hotel Overnight stay in Stepanakert or Shoushi

Day 2

Breakfast at the Hotel Shosh cemetery and church "Bri Eghtsi" one of the unique complexes of Karabakh is situated near the Haci village of Martouni region. The complex consists of four churches and three niches from XIII century. According to the inscriptions the complex is work of two architects: Aneci and Shahen. Tour of Aghdam or Ningi Gandzasar Lunch in Gandzasar Stepanakert The symbol of Artsakh Tatik Papik statue Visit to carpet factory Visit to authentic Bazaar in Stepanakert Dinner at the Hotel Overnight stay in Stepanakert or Shoushi

Day 3

Breakfast at the Hotel Check out from the Hotel Stepanakert city tour The memorial Monument to the killed soldiers of Karabagh Revival Square The Tombstone of the first president of Karabagh (Arthur Mkrtchian) The monument of the legendary freedom fighter Ashot Ghulian The Historical museum of Artsakh Jermuk - One of Armenias resorts towns. It is rich with hot mineral waters that treat abdominal, liver and neurotic disease. It is surrounded by woods and alpine meadows. Tsolk waterfall originated from Jermuk River makes incredible scenery. Lunch in Jermuk Return to Yerevan (late at night).



Orient Travel Armenia recommends the following guidelines for customized Festival Armenia tour packages excluding international flights:

  • 5-star: USD $200 - $1,000+ per person per day
  • 4-star: Minimum USD $150 per person per day
  • 3-star: Minimum USD $100 per person per day

The customized package will include accommodations, airport transfers and other transportation within Armenia, guided tours or activities, unique experiences, trip planning, and 24X7 support during your trip.

Please inquire for a custom quote. The price is customized based on final accommodation choices, travel dates, and other custom preferences.