Northern Armenia Highlights Tour from Tbilisi
Welcome to the Northern Armenia Highlights Tour, the perfect way to explore the wonders of Armenia and experience its rich culture and history. This one-day tour from Tbilisi, Georgia, takes you on a thrilling journey across the border, where you'll get to discover the natural beauty of Armenia and its architectural gems. The tour starts with a comfortable ride from Tbilisi to the Georgian-Armenian border, where you'll have to experience crossing the border between the two countries. After crossing the border, we'll make a stop at a local shop to exchange money and buy some local products, so you can fully immerse yourself in the local culture. Our first stop will be at the breathtaking Akhtala Monastery, a 10th-century architectural masterpiece that boasts intricate frescoes and medieval sculptures. As you explore the monastery, you'll be transported back in time to a bygone era of Armenian history and culture. Next, we'll visit the UNESCO-listed Haghpat and Sanahin Monasteries, two of the most stunning examples of Armenian medieval architecture. You'll have the opportunity to marvel at the intricate carvings and unique architectural details of these masterpieces, as well as take in the stunning panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes. Between exploring the monasteries, we'll stop for lunch at a local Armenian restaurant, where you'll have the chance to taste delicious Armenian cuisine and learn more about the local customs and traditions. But that's not all – the tour also includes a visit to the Mikoyan Brothers Museum, where you'll have the chance to see and take photos with a real MIG-21. The museum showcases the story of the Mikoyan brothers, who were pioneers in the development of Soviet aircraft and made a significant impact on the aviation industry. Throughout the tour, our expert guide will provide you with insights and interesting facts about the history, culture, and architecture of Armenia, making your journey even more enjoyable and enlightening. In summary, the Northern Armenia Highlights Tour is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the hidden treasures of Armenia and experience its unique culture and history. From the gorgeous views of the temples to the cultural experiences of crossing the border, exchanging money, and sampling local cuisine, this tour will leave you with unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime. Don't miss out on the chance to experience the wonders of Armenia and book your tour today! Duration Difficulty Type Language English 10 hours Easy Private Russian Includes: Hotel pick-up and drop-off 1 bottled water Guide's services Transportation service Exclusions: Gratuities Lunch Visa for required countries (3000 ADM - about 8 USD per person) Needs to know: If you are planning to visit Armenia from Georgia, it's important to check the visa requirements for your nationality. If you need a visa, it's recommended to apply for an e-visa in advance. This will help reduce the waiting time at the border and ensure a smoother entry into Armenia. Make sure to plan ahead and enjoy a hassle-free trip to Armenia! If you are planning to visit Armenia from Georgia, it's important to check the visa requirements for your nationality. Please be advised that the company is not responsible for any issues that may arise at the border when entering Armenia or Georgia. It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure they have the necessary documents to enter Armenia.