Every Tuesday, Thursday
Group Tour: Haghpat Monastery, Mikoyan house-museum, Sanahin Monastery, Armenian Barbeque making master-class and traditional full lunch
Free Wi-Fi on board
Local food tasting
Pick up at your hotel in the city center upon request
Professional guide service
During this tour, we will be travelling in the direction of north-east, to one of the greenest regions of Armenia – the region of Lori, where two of the three monasteries are in included the UNESCO list. The monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin are closely connected, and located within 20 minutes of drive from each other. Legend says that both monasteries were built by father and son Masons, with Sanahin having been built earlier by the father. The name says it all: Sanahin literally means “this is older than the other”, whereas Haghpat means “great wall”.
The main churches in both complexes were built by Queen Khosrovanuysh, for the prosperity of her two sons, Princes Smbat and Kurike, whom you can observe on the east walls of the main churches. The major church in Haghpat Complex – St. Nshan or the Holy Cross – was built in 976, and the main church in the Sanahin Complex was built some 30 years earlier.
Mikoyan house-museum is also included in this tour. In the museum Mikoyan’s family’s personal things are shown, as well as materials that tell about their past actions. On the opening day there were brought influential vital exemplars.
This tour is also unique with its masterclass of Armenian Barbecue. You will have the opportunity not only to get familiar with the secrets of the traditional Armenian dish, but also taste it during the lunch.
Starting point: “Yerani Travel” office (2/80 Baghramyan Ave., near “Cascade” complex).
Please approach the office 15 minutes before starting the tour.
Free cancellation is available 24 hours prior the tour.
The duration of the tour may vary depending on the weather conditions and other unforeseen circumstances.
For security reasons the trip might be modified or cancelled in case of bad weather conditions.