1. Georgia
  2. Tbilisi
  3. Sanahin Monastery Complex

From Tbilisi: Private Day Trip to Armenia

Product ID: 326666
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Explore ancient landmarks on a private day trip to Armenia from Tbilisi. Learn about the country's history, savor a delicious barbeque for lunch, and discover UNESCO-listed monuments.
About this activity
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Mobile ticketing
Valid 1 day
Starting times 9:30 AM, 11:30 PM
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Live tour guide
English, Russian

Pickup included

You will be picked up from your hotel at 9:00 AM.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit impressively built historic monasteries
  • Enjoy beautiful changing views on your drives between stops
  • Try a delicious traditional Armenian barbeque for lunch
  • See UNESCO-listed monuments
Full description
Start your day trip at 9:00 AM with a hotel pickup. Drive for approximately 40 minutes and reach the Georgian-Armenian border. After processing through customs, your exploration of Armenia begins. Meet your local Armenian guide and head to the first landmark, Akhtala Monastery. See its famous precious frescoes and admire the gorgeous landscape that surrounds the historic building.

After visiting the Akhtala Monastery, visit another old religious building said to be constructed between the 5th and 7th-centuries. Discover the Basilica Odzun and after marveling at its impressive architecture, continue on to the next stop. Along the way be stunned by mesmerizing landscapes that dramatically change from one kilometer to the next.

After a short drive, arrive at the monastic complex of Haghpat and Sanahin, which were historically renowned for their school of illuminators and calligraphers. In Haghpat, stop for lunch at a local restaurant and experience true Armenian hospitality. Taste traditional khorovats (barbecue) paired with homemade fruit vodka.

After a day of exploring Armenia, return back to your hotel in Tbilisi.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private transportation
  • Local English-speaking guide in Armenia
  • All entrance fees
  • Lunch (traditional barbeque)
  • Homemade fruit vodka

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please bring your passport
• This tour crosses an international border

From £147.35 per person

Organized by

ARATOURS Travel Services

Product ID: 326666