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We all know Armenia only as a producer of brandy.
But Armenia is also the cradle of winemaking! A 6000-year-old wine cellar was found in Armenia, where the oldest complex for the industrial production of wine was located. Did you know that in Armenia, in the village of Khachik, one of the highest vineyards in the WORLD grows - 1900 meters above sea level! Here, in fact, these parts of the country, we will induce within the framework of this tour.

Agenda

Yerevan, Tushpa Winery, Khor Virap, Areni , Areni Cave, Noravank, Old Bridge Winery , Yerevan: Meeting with the guide and the driver at the indicated place in the center of Yerevan. Trip to Ararat region. The first stop will be at the Tushpa winery, a traditional Armenian winery that has long been owned by this family. The winery is named after the historic city of Tushpa, now known as Van, where the ancestors of the owners of the winery come from. The winery is located in the heart of the Ararat Valley, 35 km west of the center of Yerevan, at the foot of the biblical Mount Ararat. Let's go further. Stop at the monastery Khor Virap (in Armenian means deep pit). According to the annals of the famous Armenian historian Agatangegos, Grigor Lusavorich, the founder of the adoption of Christianity in Armenia (301), suffered his torments here. From the territory of the monastery, due to the special proximity to the border with Turkey, an unusual view of the biblical Mount Ararat opens up. We will continue our way to the south, to the cradle of winemaking in Armenia. We will visit the Areni cave where a 6000-year-old wine cellar was found. Lunch at a local winery with delicious Armenian pork barbeque. Wine tasting. Trip toNoravank (XIII) monastery complex, one of the most magnificent medieval monuments of Armenia, located in a breathtaking natural environment among the red rocks of the Gnishik gorge. Great place for a photo shoot. Don't forget to dress brightly!!!

What's included?

High quality and comfortable transport
Guide service
Lunch
Wine tasting at the Tushpa winery
Entrance ticket to the Areni cave

Important Information

You can also visit local boutique wineries: “Trinity” or “Old Bridge” for premium wine tasting. 

Tour price for 2 hours: 92000AMD per person

Meeting Point / Start time

Republic Square /
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Cancelation policies

You can cancel your booking 1 Days with a full refund.

Company

Neo Armenia / Neo Ride

EnoGastro tour in Armenia - "Armenia - the cradle of winemaking"

8 hours
Tushpa Winery
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21 +
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