Sanhin, Haghpat, Akhtala, Lake Sevan - Price includes Transportation
Visit the masterpieces of medieval Armenian architecture, Sanahin and Haghpat Monasteries. Haghpat and Sanahin Monasteries are huge complexes in the North of Armenia founded in 10-13th centuries. The both monasteries are outstanding masterpieces of Armenian architecture in which artistic merits transcended the limits of the national culture. They are included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Fortress Akhtala was built on an elevated rocky outcrop surrounded by deep canyons from three sides. Archeological excavations have shown that the area has been occupied by humans since the early Bronze Age. Between 1887 and 1889, the French archaeologist Jacques de Morgan discovered there stone sepulchers, dating back to the 8th century B. C. The walls of the church of Surb Astvacacin , at the compound is famous for its highly artistic frescoes, which cover the inside walls, the partitions, and the bearings of the building.
Start From Yerevan head toward lake sevan and visit Sevanavank
Than continue to north Sanahin Monastery complex than Haghpat Monastry complex and than Akhtala
Drive back to Yerevan
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Airport, Railway Station, (Tbilisi on additional charge of 120$)
End location: Wherever it is convenient for you.
Duration: 10 hours
You will get around in very comfortable SUV Toyota Sequoia limited, which has got air conditioning, and a huge sunroof from where you can take nice picture while the car is in motion.
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Very enjoyable and interesting tour to some beautiful parts of Armenia with stunning scenery and visits to some beautiful churches. Hayks knowledge and insight is amazing. I have learnt a lot about the history and culture of Armenia on this tour. Highly recommended whilst in Armenia.