Classical Armenia Tour

You've seen photos of Ararat and the cities and historical sights of Armenia churches , dating back to the centuries BCnows your chance to see it in person. You've watched the Erebuny fortress and museum (782 BC) on TVnows your chance to walk among the remains in fortress. You've eaten dolma at restaurantsnow's your chance to enjoy an authentic Armenian cooking in Armenia. All of this and more await you on this Classical Armenian tour.

General Information

Detailed Sample Itinerary

Places Visited 

Yerevan, Echmiadzin, Gyumri, Odzun, Sevan, Dilijan, Garni, Geghard, Khor-Virap, Sisian, Yerevan, Ashtarak

Departure Dates 

Flexible and customizable for private departures.

Detailed Sample Itinerary 

Day 1-2

Yerevan city tour

Arrival at Zvartnots airport. Time for leisure. Museum of History. Lunch at the restaurant. City tour. Erebuny fortress and museum (782 BC). Dinner, overnight in Yerevan.

Day 3

Etchmiadzin, Zvartnots

Etchmiadzin, Cathedral (303AD), St Gayane (630AD) Ethnographic museum in Sardarapat, lunch. St.Hripsime (618AD) churches, Zvartnots (643AD). Dinner, overnight in Yerevan.

Day 4


Aruch (7th cc.), Mastara (5th cc.), Harichavank (7-13th cc.), lunch-picnic. Gyumri. Marmashen (10-11th cc.). Dinner and overnight in Gyumri

Day 5


Gyumri, Alaverdi Haghpat (10 -13th cc.) lunch-picnic, and Sanahin (10 -13th cc.) monastery complexes, Odzun temple (6th c.). Dinner and overnight at Lake Sevan.

Day 6


Dilijan, Goshavank monastery complex (10-13thcc.), Haghartsin (10-13th cc), lunch, Lake Sevan, peninsula, Sevan Monastery (9-13thcc.). Noradouz medieval khachkars field (9 -17th cc.). Dinner, overnight at in Yerevan.

Day 7

Garni, Geghard, Yerevan

Garni pagan temple (1st c.), lunch- picnic by the road. Geghard monastery (4-13th cc.). Monument and Museum of Genocide. Museum of S.Paradjanov. Dinner, overnight in Yerevan. (Elevation: 1300 m. Driving: 125 km)

Day 8

Khor-Virap, Sisian

Khor-Virap monastery (4-17th cc.), Areni church (1321), Noravank monastery (13-14th cc.). Lunch- picnic. Sisavan church (7th c.), Sisian. Dinner and overnight in Sisian.

Day 9


Sisian, Tanahat monastery complex (13th c), Gladzor university. Noravank (13-14th cc.), lunch-picnic. Khor-Virap (4th c.). Artashat ancient trade center. Dinner, overnight in Yerevan.

Day 10

Yerevan, Ashtarak

Matenadaran - institute and museum of medieval manuscripts. Ashtarak, medieval bridge (13th c.), Karmravor (7th c.) and Tsiranavor (5th-c.) churches. Lunch. Hamberd castle and church (10-13th cc.), Saghmosavank monastery (13th-c.). Parting dinner, overnight in Yerevan.

Day 11




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.