Get superior experience with one day trip to Armenia from Tbilisi, Explore Armenian culture and learn more of history. This day trip is best option visit UNESCO sites in Northern Armenia from the country of Georgia. On this tour you will enjoy with spectacular landscapes, ancient monasteries and colorful frescoes. For ages this region was a borderland and a meeting point of Georgian and Armenian cultures. Here, medieval architecture and art represent influence of both national traditions.
Meet your guide next to the Hotel or Starting Point and from Tbilisi you will start your one day trip to Armenia (Lori Province). Driving to border of Georgia and Armenia will take 30-45 minutes.
Say Goodbye to Georgia and Welcome to Armenia the country located between Lesser Caucasus mountains, it’s famous with pomegranates brandy, historical landmarks. P.S. But not home to the world’s oldest winery
Arrive to explore Haghpat monastery, while you listen about its historical significance and architecture. – it’s (UNESCO heritage site). 10th century monastery complex. Excellent example of medieval Armenian architecture. The complex consists of different buildings: churches, bell-tower, library etc. The largest church in the complex, the Cathedral of Surb Nishan, probably begun in 976, was completed in 991 by king Smbat. Monasteries of northern Armenia are not isolated, unlike their counterparts in the country’s arid regions.
drive to Kobayr Monastery (Optional) – Enjoy the views of the place – A hidden gem in the gorge of Debed river. Follow advice of your tour guide, you will leave your car and have a small hike up to the hill.
The monastery is perched on a shelf of the gorge, in an ancient and sacred place where springs seep out of the rock. The buildings date back to the XII and XIII centuries and surrounded by several caves. The views from the bell-tower are spectacular. Here we will explore amazing frescoes, beautiful medieval ornamental decorations and ancient inscription in Armenian and Georgian.
Next get to Sanahin monastery. Learn more about Armenian UNESCO heritage site Sanahin from your tour guide. A massive 10th century complex. Sanahin was renown for its school of illuminators and calligraphers.The monastic complex of Sanahin represents the highest flowering of Armenian religious architecture, whose unique style developed from a blending of elements of Byzantine ecclesiastical architecture and the traditional vernacular architecture of the Caucasian region. Here we will see numerous “khachkars” – stone craved Armenian cross-stones.
After driving to Bagratashen Customs Point – It’s time to say goodbye to Armenia and drive back to Country Georgia. Tour Guide with Driver will drop you off on the same location where you start your tour. Thank you for traveling with us to Armenia
Why Book Tour to Armenia With Taste Of Georgia?
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Taste of Georgia is small agency in hospitality & tourism industry of Georgia. Was founded in 2016 by professional tour guide in Georgia. Main goal for this company is to give superior experiences to travelers who planning to explore Caucasus region countries. We offer Georgia with individual and small group tours, also premium class tour packages and providing services in Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan.
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