Daily Tours Low Season – Nov 1, 2017 – Mar 31, 2018 – Sima Tours
Daily Tours Low Season – Nov 1, 2017 – Mar 31, 2018

Routes Description Km  Duration
/hours/
Price per person (AMD)  
     

 

CAR
Min 2 pax
Mini Van
3-5 pax
M/Bus
6-10 pax
TRASNFER TO/FROM AIRPORT
  • Transport you and your luggage to/from Zvartnots International Airport .
34 30 – 40 min 10 000 7 000 5 000
YEREVAN CITY TOUR (MUSEUMS)
  • Visit the Erebouni museum and Fortress – town of ancient Yerevan ,Republic Square , Yerevan State University , “Victory” Park with a panoramic view of Yerevan and Mt. Ararat , Mesrop Mashtots Ave.
  • Matenadaran -depository and Museum of ancient manuscripts.
  • Cascade – Gerard Cafesjian Art Museum .
  • Tsitsernakaberd memorial andmuseum of the 1915 Genocide, Sports and Concert Complex, Kievian Bridge, Bagramian Avenue, Presidential Palace, Academy of Sciences, National Parliament, Opera Theater, the Underground.
4 – 5 16 000 12 000  9 000

ETCHMIADZIN

ZVARTNOTS

  • Visit the Etchmiadzin Cathedral , the center of the Armenian Apostolic Church301-303AD and the Holy See of the Armenian Apostolic Church including the Treasury museum and the underground Pagan Altar.
  • St.Gayane and St.HripsimeChurches – 7 th Century.
  • Visit the magnificent ruins of theZvartnots Cathedral – 7 th Century.
50 3 – 4 14 000 11 000 8 000

ETCHMIADZIN

ZVARTNOTS

SARDARABAD

  • Visit the Etchmiadzin Cathedral , the center of the Armenian Apostolic Church301-303AD and the Holy See of the Armenian Apostolic Church including the Treasury museum and the underground Pagan Altar.
  • St.Gayane and St.HripsimeChurches – 7 th Century.
  • Visit the magnificent ruins of theZvartnots Cathedral – 7 th Century.
  • Sardarabad is the Memorial and Ethnographic museum ensemble was built in 1968 to mark the victory over Turkey in the Battle of Sardarabad in 1918.
130 5 – 6 19 000 15 000 12  000

GARNI

GEGHARD

  • Visit Garni – the only pagan temple currently standing in Armenia- 1st century B.C. structure.
  • The Geghard – Airivank Monastery. This ancient monastery was carved out of a solid rock- 7th/8th centuries
90 3 – 4 15 000 11 000 8 000

ASHTARAK

OSHAKAN

MUGHNI

SAGHMOSAVANK

  • Visit the Karmravor (red) Church known for its cross-domed structure – 7 th century.
  • Visit the St. Mesrob Mashtots Church in Oshakan – 5 th century and the tomb of St. Mesrob Mashtots- the 4 th century monk and the inventor of the Armenian alphabet.
  • Monastery of St.Gevorg in Mughni – 14th cent.
  • The Saghmosavank Monastery stands on the west rim of the Kasakh River Gorge- 13 th cent. Enjoy the magnificent canyon view.
100 3 – 4 15 000 11 000 8 000

ASHTARAK

OSHAKAN

SAGHMOSAVANK

AMBERD

ARAGATS MOUNTAIN and KARI LAKE

  • Visit the Karmravor (red) Church known for its cross-domed structure – 7 th century.
  • Visit the St. Mesrob Mashtots Church in Oshakan – 5 th century and the tomb of St. Mesrob Mashtots- the 4 th century monk and the inventor of the Armenian alphabet.
  • The Saghmosavank Monastery stands on the west rim of the Kasakh River Gorge- 13 th cent. Enjoy the magnificent canyon view.
  • Visit Amberd – Pahlavooni Princess’s family castle and the domed Church situated on the southern slopes of Mt. Aragats- 7 th -13 th cent.
  • Aragats Mountain – the highest mountain in Armenia- 4096m above sea level.
  • Discover the wonderful captivating view and the scent of alpine pure flowers by Kari Lake on the top of the Aragats mountain- 3752 m.
180   5 – 6

WEATHER PERMITTING

20 000 16 000 11 000

TSAKHADSOR

Tsakhkadzorthe ”Valley of flowers” is the most picturesque places in Armenia with its Kecharis Monastery- 11 th -13 th cent. There is a sky lift which leads to the top of the Teghenis Mountain . 110 4 – 5 15 000 11 000 8 000

TSAKHKADSOR

LAKE SEVAN

NORADUZ

  • Tsakhkadzor- the ”Valley of flowers” is the most picturesque places in Armenia with its Kecharis Monastery- 11 th -13 th cent. There is a sky lift which leads to the top of the Teghenis Mountain .
  • Lake Sevan is the Emerald of Armenia-1900m. above the sea level with its unforgettable scenery, one of the highest large sweet water lakes in the world.
  • St. Karapet and St. Arakelotsmonasteries on the peninsula- 9 th cent.
  • Visit two Churches in Noraduz – 9 th -11 th cent and the historical village’s cemetery with its cross stones made from the 13 th -17 th cent.
220 5 – 6 20 000  16 000 11 000

LAKE SEVAN

DILIJAN-HAGHARTSIN

GOSHAVANK

  • Lake Sevan is the Emerald of Armenia-1900m. above the sea level with its unforgettable scenery, one of the highest large sweet water lakes in the world.
  • St. Karapet and St. Arakelots monasteries on the peninsula- 9 th cent.
  • Dilijan is seductive with its unique nature and mild climate. Traveling through a forest, you reach theHaghartsin monastery , situated deep in the woods-11 th -13 th century.
  • Gosh Monastery- 12 th cent. and the cross-stones of famous Armenian sculptor Varpet Poghos.
200 7 – 8 22 000 17 000 13 000

ANI

ANI PEMZA

Visit Ani Pemza village and Yereruyk Basilica – 4 th cent. Ani is the “City of 1001 Churches” was the fortress during the 5 th -9 th C. and the capital of an Armenian Kingdom -10 th C. Many churches, palaces, and fortifications were amongst the most technically and artistically advanced structures in the world. Enjoy view ing Anifrom the Armenian side, from an overlook point and observe the churches and palaces. 150  5 – 6        WEATHER PERMITTING 25 000 20 000 14 000

KHOR VIRAP

On the hills near the Mt. Ararat lies the Khor Virab Monastery (4 th -17 th cent.), where St.Gregory the Illuminator was imprisoned for preaching Christianity- 4 th cent. 120 3 – 4 15 000 11 000 8  000

KHOR VIRAP

ARENI-

NORAVANK

  • On the hills near the Mt. Ararat lies the Khor Virab Monastery (4 th -17 th cent.), where St.Gregory the Illuminator was imprisoned for preaching Christianity- 4 th cent.
  • Continue the tour to the AreniWinery and taste the bounty of Armenia ‘s sun kissed grapes.
  • Noravank– the ”Swan Song” of medieval Armenian architecture is the religious center of medieval Syunik located on the spectacularly beautiful mountains of Vayots Dzor.
250 6 – 7 21 000 15 000 12 000

KHOR VIRAP

ARENI-

NORAVANK

JERMUK

  • On the hills near the Mt. Ararat lies the Khor Virab MonasteryMonastery (4 th -17 th cent.), where St.Gregory the Illuminator was imprisoned for preaching Christianity- 4 th cent.
  • Continue the tour to the AreniWinery and taste the bounty of Armenia ‘s sun kissed grapes.
  • Noravank – the ”Swan Song” of medieval Armenian architecture is the religious center of medieval Syunik located on the spectacularly beautiful mountains of Vayots Dzor.
  • Jermuk is a great place to spend as much time as you can spare to relax and get away from it all.
  • It is a health spa famous for its mineral healing power.
350 8 – 9      WEATHER PERMITTING 27 000 21 000 15 000

GUMRI

  • Gyumri city tour – the second largest city of Armenia .
  • Talin Katoghikeh Church built by Prince Nerses Kamsarakan- 7 th C.
  • Mastara Monastery has a worthy place in the architecture of Armenia of early medieval times, appearing to be one of its best works.

The village Mastara is rich of other archeological and architectural monuments. Among them especially notable is a large free-standing khachkar on a rock, covered thinly like a canvas with decorations- 6 th C.

  • Marmashen Monastery has four churches. It is constructed of huge stones, some of which are two meters high. An inscription on the south wall of the main church informs that it was built between 986 and 1029 by Prince Vahram Pahlavuni – 13 th cent.
260 6 – 7 24 000 19 000 13 000

LORI REGION:

KOBAYER MONASTERY

ODZUN

HAGHPAT AND SANAHIN MONASTERIES

AKHTALA

  • Lori is located on Armenia ‘s northern border, the largest in area of Armenia ‘s eleven regions. Bounded on all sides by rugged mountains and cut by sheer gorges, Lori is a dramatically beautiful region, sparsely settled except for the valleys of the Pambak, Debed and Dzoraget rivers.
  • The Kobayir cloister belongs to a number of remarkable architectural complexes of medieval times, the history of which is closely connected with activities of famous medieval Armenian feudal houses- Kyurikid’s, Bagratid’s and others.
  • Odzun is famous for one of the finest Armenian basilicas with a cupola and Funerary monument- 6th cent.
  • Haghpat and Sanahin are the largest medieval monasteries of Armenia , under protection of UNESCO- 10th cent. The ensembles of Sanahin and Haghpat stand out not only for the original architecture of religious and especially civil buildings. They are also most instructive as samples of town building art, which show high skill level of Armenian architects.
  • Above Sanahin and Haghpat lies the lesser known but very worthwhile fortified monastery of Akhtala with breathtaking frescoes- 10th cent.
500 10 – 11      WEATHER PERMITTING 32 000 25 000 20 000
KHOR VIRAP

NORAVANK

ARENI

TATEV

 

  • On the hills near the Mt. Ararat lies theKhor Virab Monastery Monastery (4 th -17 th cent.), where St.Gregory the Illuminator was imprisoned for preaching Christianity- 4 th cent.
  • Continue the tour to the Areni Wineryand taste the bounty of Armenia ‘s sun kissed grapes. Noravank – the ”Swan Song” of medieval Armenian architecture is the religious center of medieval Syunik located on the spectacularly beautiful mountains of Vayots Dzor.
  • Tatev Monastery complex – educational center of medieval Armenia founded in the 4th cent. Tatev complex was built periodically during 8th – 9th cent.
  • The main monument is the Church of Pogos and Petros (Peter and Paul) built in 895-906.
450 12 – 14

 

 50 000 45 000 40 000
TATEV MONASTERY COMPLEX
  • Visit Tatev Monastery complex – educational center of medieval Armenia founded in the 4th cent. Tatev complex was built periodically during 8th – 9th cent. The main monument is the Church of Pogos and Petros (Peter and Paul) built in 895-906.
520 11 – 12    WEATHER PERMITTING 45 000 38 000 30 000

PRICE INCLUDES:

      • Comfortable vehicle with air-conditioning
      • Free pick up from the hotel
      • Armenian/English speaking guide (other languages are available upon request)
      • Bottled water
      • Museums fee
      • Ani Visa fee

DISCOUNTS:

      • Kids under 4 years – free
      • Kids from 5 ÷ 12 years – 50%
      • For Groups of more than 8 people, a special discount is offered
      • For orders of 2 or more tours, a special discount is offered

SIMA Tours provides special tours, excursions and hiking packages to meet the special request of individual guests.