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Armenia Tours & Tailormade Holidays

Group Tours    Tailormade Options    Caucasus Tours

With its windy mountain passes and dramatic gorges, this landlocked country was the first in the world to adopt Christianity, evidenced by the wealth of ancient churches and monasteries with their distinctive Eastern Orthodox architecture. Witness the sparkling waters of Lake Sevan, a vast lake which covers 5% of Armenia's total surface area, and explore the medieval Sevanavank monastery on its shores. Visit the historic Etchmiadzin Cathedral, described as the 'Vatican of Armenia', that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wander the leafy boulevards of Yerevan where, if the weather is clear, you can spot the mythical peaks of Mount Ararat and join us for a brandy tasting tour to learn about what makes Armenian brandy unique.


Group Tours

These following tours are all scheduled group tours. If the dates do not suit you or you want to do them on a private basis please contact us and we will do our best to accommodate you.

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Tour Country Dates Days Price
Armenia & Georgia Explorer
Journey through the rich history of Armenia & Georgia

Off the beaten track :   
Activity :  
Armenia
Georgia
10 May 2018
23 Aug 2018
12 £ 1,895
Armenia Explorer
Ancient monasteries, traditional cuisine & stunning landscapes

Off the beaten track :   
Activity :  
Armenia
05 May 2018
22 Sep 2018
9 £ 1,095
Best of the Caucasus
Charms & contradictions of Azerbaijan, Georgia & Armenia

Off the beaten track :   
Activity :  
Georgia
Armenia
Azerbaijan
07 Oct 2017
12 May 2018
06 Oct 2018
15 £ 2,595

Tailormade Options

Should you prefer to travel independently then we can arrange a private tailormade trip for you too. Review our group tours for tailormade ideas. Whether it is exploring more of Armenia's amazing natural beauty or discovering its extensive collection of historic sites, please complete our online tailormade enquiry form to let us know what you are looking to do and we will be happy to accommodate you.

Food

Taking pride in culinary traditions of over 2000-years-old, Armenia’s cuisine is one of the oldest in the Caucasus, with many ancient cooking techniques still used today. To experience Armenia’s national food is to experience its history and culture. Though a country still relatively off the tourist radar, much of its food is well known globally, particularly with associations to and influences from Turkey, Iran and Arabian countries. From the meat dishes of “sashlick” and “khoravats” to the stuffed grape leaves of “dolma”, the combination of traditional dishes and outside influences have created a rich and varied cuisine. Learn how ancient clay “tonir” ovens are still used to make Armenia’s traditional bread, “lavash”, try the sugar-soaked pastry treats of “kyata” and “nazook”, and sip on Armenia’s famous flavoursome cognac or white mulberry vodka “Artsakh”. Whatever your tastes, you are sure to find something to tingle your taste buds in Armenia.

Wineries

Following the discovery of wine-making facilities dating back 6,100 years ago, Armenia is one of the oldest wine producing regions in the world, with many ancient traditions still used to this day. Although brandy production has steadily gained centre stage in Armenia since the Soviet Union, the recent growth of privately-owned cellars is reviving the love of Armenian wine. Sample full-bodied red “areni” wines in the Vayots Dzor region, the heart of Armenia’s wine production, sip award-winning white wine made from native “voskehat” grapes in Getnatoun Winery, or visit Maran Winery, formerly the largest winery in the country during Soviet times.

Hiking

With dramatic gorges and magnificent mountain scenery, Armenia’s stunning landscape makes it a haven for walkers and hikers. The highest mountain in Armenia, Mount Aragats, is suitable for all abilities during the summer months, with the southernmost peak being recommended for inexperienced hikers and climbers, whilst the more experienced can tackle the northern peak. The rural village of Tatev is also popular for walking. Climb up to the historic Tatev Monastery perched on the edge of a gorge for beautiful views over rolling green hills and the Voratan River, or descend down the gorge on a 5km trail to Devil’s Bridge, a naturally occurring bridge overlooking warm colourful springs and hidden grottos below.

Private & Tailormade Tour Options

The following tours can be run as private tours. They can also be customised, extended, shortened etc. or combined with a group tour to give you the perfect tour. Contact us and let us know how we can help you. Alternatively if you are interested in any of the trips below as a group tour, let us know and we will endeavour to make that happen. Prices shown are per person, based on 2 people travelling.

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Tour / When to travel Country Dates Days Price
Armenia & Georgia Explorer
Journey through the rich history of Armenia & Georgia

Armenia
Georgia
Contact us
12 £ 2,395
Armenia Explorer
Ancient monasteries, traditional cuisine & stunning landscapes

Armenia
Contact us
9 £ 1,495
Best of the Caucasus
Charms & contradictions of Azerbaijan, Georgia & Armenia

Georgia
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Contact us
15 £ 3,395

Extensions & Ideas

These trips are intended either as extensions to group tours or to use as inspiration for ideas for tailormade tours. They can also be used for ideas of things to do on a private tour. Please contact us if you have any questions

Tour / When to travel Country Dates Days Price