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Khor Virap – Noravank – Areni wine factory

Noravank is a 13th-century Armenian monastery, famous for being located at a tall, red-brick cliffs gorge adding a unique charm to the local landscape. The monastery consists of two-storey Surb Astvatsatsin church, whereas second floor is accessible via narrow stone-made staircase erecting from the facade of the building.

Close to Noravank is popular Armenian wine village Areni with its famous wine factory Areni. Every year in October here is held annual wine festival bringing to village thousands of visitors and wine makers from all across the country. In Areni factory visitors can learn about Armenian wine making history combined with local wine degustation (1500 AMD free for degustation). 

Khor Virap is an Armenian monastery located in the Ararat plain having the closest border with Turkey. Khor Virap's story dates back to the times when Christianity was just spreading in Armenia by Gregory the Illuminator, who was imprisoned here for about 14 years by King Tiridates III of Armenia. Later on Saint Gregory became the king's religious mentor and in the year 301, Armenia was the first country in the world to adopt Christianity as a State Religion.

 

Enjoy the fabulous views and historical sites of Armenia with the most friendly and over 15+ years of tours/driving experience local driver. . 

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The price is for the car (7 seats Toyota Ipsum) for up to 6 tourists. Ideal budget package for a family as well as a trip with friends. We can help you in finding accommodation along with any tips or information needed during whole your stay FREE OF CHARGE.

Driver speaks Polish, Russian, and Armenian.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact me back.

 

Warm Greetings,

Suzanna

Included services:
Car with driver
Car without driver
Fuel, petrol
Driver's expenses (meals, accommodation)
Insurance
Equipment
Included equipment: car, fuel, wifi
Transport: Minivan
Car model and year: Toyota Ipsum
4wd: Yes
Air conditioning: Yes
Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Other
Payment Method

For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.