Day trip to: Sevan, Jermuk, Noratus, Selim Pass and Lunch
Starting Time:10:00 Duration: 12 hrs
Tour Language: English-Russian Group Size:1-19 pax
Validity:01.03.2020 till 10.11.2020
Pick up from hotels located in the city center (per request)
New and comfortable vehicles with WIFI on board
A professional and knowledgeable friendly guide(English-Russian)
Refreshments during the tour (bottle of water, local sweet "Gatta")
Whilst staying in Armenia, you simply cannot miss the opportunity of visiting one of the country’s most renowned landmarks – the beautiful lake Sevan. Merely an hour’s drive from the capital city of Yerevan, Sevan is situated at the h of 1900m above sea level and surrounded by a vast chain of mountains.
The trip will continue along the shore to reach Noratous, a village which is home to the largest collection of the Armenian Khachkars – stone steles engraved with a cross, designed to show the way to salvation. According to the legend, Hayk – the ancestor of all Armenians – ordered his people to decorate every single stone in Armenia, which is why you will see some 900 of these decorated stones, depicting various stories from different ages.
After Selim Pass you will continue the trip to Jermuk that is positioned within forests and mountains, on a little plateau, 2080 m above sea level; the plateau is partitioned into two parts by the Arpa river gorge. Jermuk is widely recognized with its curable water. Jermuk waters were reliable means of treatment of numerous illnesses for hundreds of years.
The town is unique with its fantastic waterfall. The waterfall has 72 m. top and spilling slant into Arpa River. The waterfall sometimes called Mermaid hair. Jermuk has pretty a protracted history however the modern town was founded only in 1940, after the development of the first sanatorium. Nowadays Jermuk is popular with its modern and cozy sanatoriums.
On the way back to Yerevan, you will have a stop in “Hin Areni” winery and will taste the wide variety of armenian wines.
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.
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.