Day trip

From Yerevan: Gyumri City Highlights Tour with Lunch

Activity provider: Yerani Travel

From Yerevan: Gyumri City Highlights Tour with Lunch

Activity provider: Yerani Travel

From US$ 40.65 per person

Travel from Yerevan to Gyumri with this guided tour. Explore the city center and see the Black Fortress and monastic complex of Harichavank. Enjoy a delicious traditional lunch. Note: The tour might be in two languages (English and Russian).

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Duration 7.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Russian

Experience

Highlights
  • View the unique architectural styles of Gyumri
  • See the Black Fortress which was built during the Russo-Turkish war
  • Stroll through a 7th century monastic complex at Harichavank
Full description

See the second largest city in Armenia with this tour from Yerevan. Pass through the charming old town and discover why many view this city as the artistic capital of Armenia. See the imposing Black Fortress and head to the countryside to visit Harichavank.

Be picked up from you hotel in Yerevan and enjoy a scenic drive to Gyumri. Visit city center and take in the vibe of this ancient city. Continue to the Black Fortess and stop to appreciate this abandoned Russian imperial fortress.

Drive out to Harichavank near the village of Harich. Take some time to see this 7th century monastic complex which was once famous for its school and scriptorium. Have an authentic Armenian lunch.

Take the opportunity on the way back to visit the Karmravor church in Ashtarak region, built in the 7th century. Learn how ”Karmravor” means "reddish" because of the color of its dome and why the church is called the Church of the Holy Mother of God.

Includes
  • Entrance fee
  • Lunch
  • Tour guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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