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Gastrotour in Armenia - 8 days

  • Classic Tour
  • 8 days / 7 night
  • January - December


Yerevan - Matenadaran - ARARAT Brandy Factory - Megerian Carpet museum - Republic Square

Yerevan / Take unforgettable memories with you from 2800 years old and also young capital, which is known as pink city. Ancient ruins, pink buildings, museums, parks, singing fountains, etc.
Matenadaran / Matenadaran is a museum of ancient manuscripts and a research institute. It has one of the largest collections of medieval books in the world and the largest collection of ancient Armenian manuscripts.
Matenadaran / Matenadaran is a museum of ancient manuscripts and a research institute. It has one of the largest collections of medieval books in the world and the largest collection of ancient Armenian manuscripts.
ARARAT Brandy Factory / ARARAT Brandy Company, widely known with its legendary brandies, was founded during the period of the Russian Empire in 1887. Factory's product won the 1st place in the World exhibition of 1900 in Paris and has the exclusive right to write "Cognac" on its bottles. And during the Yalta conference, in 1945, Joseph Stalin presented Winston Churchill with an Armenian brandy "Dvin" produced by Ararat Brandy company
Megerian Carpet museum / Enter the fairytale of the unique Armenian design rugs from different regions and of various ages


Ejmiatsin Cathedral - Zvartnots Temple - Armenia Wine winery - Lara Chocolate Gallery - Beer academy

Ejmiatsin Cathedral / Etchmiadzin Cathedral is the mother church of the Armenian Apostolic Church built in 301-303 AD. It is considered to be the oldest cathedral in the world and is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO
Zvartnots Temple / The "temple of ruins" is listed as a UNESCO heritage site. It was the first circular 3 storey church built in the 7th century. After 3 centuries it was destroyed by an earthquake. Then Armenians started to built more stable rectangular based churches
Armenia Wine winery / Armenia Wine is a largest winery built in the style of Armenian classical architecture
Lara Chocolate Gallery / Chocolate master class
Beer academy / Beer Academy is a restaurant-brewery based in 2012 in Yerevan. It has his own beer production making the first and only bio beer in Armenia with 6 types of organic beer.


Khor Virap monastery - Areni-1 cave - Noravank monastery - Areni Wine Art - Shaki Waterfall - Goris

Khor Virap monastery / Khor Virap means "deep dungeon". Don't miss the pit where Gregory the Illuminator was imprisoned in 287-301 by King Tiridates III of Armenia. From the monastery you can enjoy a beautiful view of the biblical Mount Ararat
Areni-1 cave / The Areni-1 is a cave complex where was found 5,500-year-old earliest known leather shoe, 6100-year-old earliest known winery in the world
Noravank monastery / Noravank means "new monastery". 13th-century fantastic monastery complex is set on a hill surrounded by red rocks
Areni Wine Art / Areni village which is famous for its wines and endemic black grape. Excursion, wine tasting and lunch in the local winery.
Shaki Waterfall / Shaki waterfall is so nice to look at. This waterfall, with a height of 18m, will amaze you at the beautiful view
Goris / Goris is an important cultural and historical town in Syunik region. Stone-pyramids of Old Goris, 4th-century basilica of Surp Hripsime, old town, museums, theatre, etc.


Tatev Ropeway - Tatev monastery - Zorats Karer megalithic complex - Old Bridge winery - Zorats Church

Wings Of Tatev / Tatev ropeway is recorded in the Guinness Book of Records as the longest reversible cableway in the world, which passes 5752m without stopping. It is the shortest way to Tatev Monastery, full of picturesque and impressive views
Tatev monastery / Tatev Monastery is a pearl of Armenian architecture. It was founded in the 9th century and was important spiritual and educational center in medieval Armenia
Zorats Karer megalithic complex / Zorats-Karer or Karahunj is a megalithic complex consists of hundreds of vertically arranged two-meter stones. Archeologists and astronomers do note their similarity to the stone circles found at Stonehenge in England
Old Bridge winery / Family-run since 1998, Old Bridge is a boutique winery offering tours and tastings, paired with locally produced goat cheese and honey. Depending on the time of year, visitors can participate in grape-picking, distillation, or bottling. Old Bridge combines traditional Armenian (especially from Vayots Dzor region) and modern winemaking technologies and equipment.
Zorats Church / Zorats Church was built in 1303 and it is unique in Armenian churches. It was designed so that soldiers sitting on their horses could receive the blessing of the church before the battle


Orbelian's Caravanserai - Noratus Cemetery - Mikayelyan Family Farm - Tsovatsots restaurant - Sevanavank monastery - Lake Sevan

Orbelian's Caravanserai / Located at a height of 2410 meters above sea level, Orbelian's Caravanserai is the best preserved caravanserai in the entire country
Noratus cemetery / This is the largest collection of "khachkars". According to a story during the invading army of Tamerlane the villagers dressed the khachkars up in clothes, helmets and leaned swords against them. From a distance the khachkars looked like army of soldiers as a result Tamerlane's army retreated
Mikayelyan Family Farm / Farm is specialised in milk production and processing, in particular, cheese production: wine-cheese, cognac-cheese, etc. The farm has a spacious and comfortable space for visitors
Sevanavank monastery / Sevanavank is standing on the rocky peninsula on the lake Sevan. Initially, in 874, the monastery was built at the small island. Later, in the era of Joseph Stalin, the water level fell about 20 metres, and the island transformed into a peninsula
Lake Sevan / The "blue" Sevan is the largest freshwater lake in the region. With an altitude of about 2000 meters above sea level, it’s one of the highest lakes in the world. The freshwater lake is surrounded by the Geghama mountains


Gyumri - Armenian Alphabet Monument - Amberd fortress - Saghmosavank monastery

Gyumri / Gyumri is the second largest city in Armenia. It is the city of culture, city of the history, city of the humor
Gntuniq bakery and shop / Here you can see how the tandoor bread is prepared in front of you
Armenian Alphabet Monument / An unusual monument to the Armenian alphabet is a composition of 39 Armenian 2-meter letters carved from tuff
Amberd Fortress / Amberd is a 7th-century fortress. The name means "a fortress in the clouds" in Armenian. It is located 2300 meters above sea level
Saghmosavank Monastery / Saghmosavank is a 13th-century unique monastery complex standing atop the majestic Kasakh gorge. The word "saghmos" means a spiritual song, and the acoustics in the church is amazing. That's why it was called Saghmosavank


Vernissage Market - Gum market - Arch of Charents - Geghard monastery - Garni Temple - Baking Lavash in Garni - Master class on cooking sweet Sujukh - Beer brewing masterclass and tasting of local beer

Vernissage Market / Vernissage is an open-air market and the best place to find any Armenian souvenir and examples of folk art
Gum market / "Tasty" market for lovers of Armenian dried fruit and not only
Arch of Charents / The Arch of Charents is situated on the way to Garni and Geghard. From here you will see a breathtaking view to Mount Ararat
Geghard Monastery / Geghard Monastery is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was founded in the 4th century partially carved directly out of the adjacent mountain
Garni Temple / The pagan temple of Garni is located in the village of Garni, Kotayk region, on the territory of the Garni fortress. Garni fortress was built on a beautiful cape, protected on three sides by rocks in BC. III-II centuries. During the reign of the Artaxiad and Arsacid Dynasty, it also served as a royal summer residence. On the territory of the castle there are many notable historical and archaeological monuments, but the jewel of the complex is the pagan temple dedicated to the God
Baking Lavash in Garni / Traditional Armenian bread Lavash as an expression of culture is included in the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
Master class on cooking sweet Sujukh / A master class on cooking traditional sweet Sujukh, which is often called Armenian snickers.
* The tour program can be modified by your request.

* Price per person


  • Entrance ticket and guide service - Matenadaran (Day 1)
  • Entrance ticket - Matenadaran (Day 1)