Ancient trace (Silk Road Tour)

This millennium long route began in China and continued to Europe passing by countries such as Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, and then went through the countries of Caucasus. You will see Armenian beautiful places, their unique architecture, history and legends.

General Information

Detailed Sample Itinerary

Places Visited 

Yerevan, Echmiadzin, Gyumri, Odzun, Dilijan, Sevan, Sisian, Garni, Geghard Yerevan

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

Day 5


Kobayr (12 -13th cc.) Haghpat (10 -13th cc.) lunch-picnic, and Sanahin (10 -13th cc.) monastery complexes, Odzun temple (6th c.). Dinner and overnight in Odzun.

Day 6

Dilijan, Sevan

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

Day 7


Lake Sevan, Selim pass and caravan-saray (10-15th cc.), Yeghegis village, Zorats church (14th c.), Gndevank (10th c.), Sisian. Dinner and overnight in Sisian

Day 8

Sisian, Goris

Karahunge ancient observatory (5 mil. BC), Khndzoresk ancient village in caves (I mil. BC), lunch at the restaurant in Goris. Tatev monastery complex and university (9-13th cc.). 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 city sightseeing tour

Matenadaran - institute and museum of medieval manuscripts. Geghard (4-13th cc), lunch-picnic, Garni pagan temple (1st c.). Museum of S.Paradjanov. 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.