Lasting almost a whole day, this group tour will at the same time turn into an indescribably positive experience. It is dedicated to the visit of Lori province. You will first admire 10th century monastery Haghpat, where at the end of the 18th century the famous ashug Sayat-Nova lived and created. Next on the route, see the magnificent Zarni-Parni Cave Castle Complex, where, according to historical records, renowned scholar and philosopher Hovhannes Imastaser used to live and work. Currently the area is turned into a historical museum, where one can find number of rare ancient agricultural tools and household items. Afterwards, have a drive to Akhtala fortress, constructed on a plateau resembling a peninsula, surrounded with deep gorges from three sides. Last in the schedule is Sanahin monastery, where you will join the 10th century skillfullness of the masters, who made such a peculiar architectural decision – thus, preventing the destruction of the complex from possible earthquakes. By the way, both Haghpat and Sanahin monasteries are included in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List.
It is advisable to be in the office at least 30 minutes before the start of the tour (if transfer from the hotel is not ordered).
It is desirable to wear comfortable shoes during the excursion, preferably closed.
It is advisable to wear warm clothes, as the climate in places of interest may differ from the climate in Yerevan.
Additional stops are possible during the excursions when all the members of the group agree with each other.