Group tour: Saghmosavank, Alphabet Alley, Amberd Fortress, Traditional Lunch

Group tour: Saghmosavank, Alphabet Alley, Amberd Fortress, Traditional Lunch

Explore one of the most beautiful gorges of Armenia: the Gorge of Qasakh River, famous for its beautiful churches standing right on cliff’s edge on our amazing 6-hour tour! Travel in comfort by air-conditioned vehicle with professional guide using free Wi-Fi on board and tasting local sweets. 

Our fantastic tour starts from Saghmosavank which is translated as the monastery of psalms. Our next destination is the Amberd fortress, located on the slopes of Mount Aragats – the highest peak in Armenia. On the way to Amberd, we will have a short stop at the Alley of the Alphabet, where you will be given the chance to find the first letter of your name and even snap a picture with it.



Itinerary
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Stop At: Saghmosavank Monastery, Artashavan 0211 Armenia

The monastic complex included in this daily tour date back to the 13th century. Saghmosavank is translated as the monastery of psalms. According to the legend, the psalm singing of Gregory the Illuminator was heard for several miles, when he asserted in the caves underneath the church. It was also famous for its medieval manuscripts and book-repository.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Armenian Alphabet Monument, Artashavan Armenia

On the way we will have a stop at the Armenian Alphabet Monument, where you will be given the chance to find the first letter of your name and even snap a picture with it. Armenian is not only a very old language, but it is also an independent branch of the Indo-European languages, making it unlike any other tongue in the world.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Amberd Fortress, Byurakan Armenia

The tour will take you to the Amberd fortress, located on the slopes of Mount Aragats – the highest peak in Armenia. In the 13th century, the Zakaryan noble family started the liberation of Armenia from the Seljuk Turks from this very fortress. The name “Amberd” originates from the fact that the fortress is located at the altitude of 2300m above the sea level, translating as “Fortress in the Clouds”.
After an eventful tour, you will take part in a master class on cooking and tasting a national Armenian dish in “Tonatsuyts” national culture center, where you will have a delicious lunch in the best Armenian traditions.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travelers"



Hora de Inicio: 10:00 AM
Duración: 5 To 6 Minutes
Lugar de comienzo: 6 Tamanyan St, Yerevan, Armenia
Traveler pickup is offered
"In case of pickup request, pick up will be arranged around 30(+/-10) minutes before tour's starting time at your mentioned place".
“Yerani Travel” office located in the city center near Cascade Complex.

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluye

  • Air-conditioned vehicles
  • Professional guide service (English and Russian)
  • Local sweets and bottled water
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Pick up from hotels located in the city center (per request)
  • New and comfortable vehicles with WIFI on board
  • Traditional lunch

No Incluye

  • Accommodation
  • Hotel drop-off

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