You will visit one of the greenest corners of Armenia - Lori region. See the valuable monuments of ancient Armenian religious architecture, hear legends about the founders of the Freemasons and the role of the medieval queen in the construction of churches. And also learn how to cook a classic Armenian shish kebab and get acquainted with the biography of the famous brothers. Group excursion Duration 12 hours Group size up to 19 people Children Allowed with children How it goes By bus € 30 per person
What awaits you
Monasteries of Lori region In Alaverdi, the famous Armenian city in the gorge of the Debed River, you will visit two historical monasteries from the UNESCO list: Haghpat and Sanahin. Hear the legend about its founders-Masons and the legend about the stone cross of George the Illuminator. You will decipher the names of the monasteries and get acquainted with the temples of both complexes. You will also learn about Queen Khosrovanush, who built them in honor of the prosperity of her sons, and see the images of princes on one of the walls of the St. Nshan Church
Cooking khorovats! A master class on cooking classic Armenian barbecue will be arranged for you. You will discover the secrets of the dish, which is offered in all local restaurants, is prepared for family holidays and is so loved by Armenians all over the world. And during a delicious traditional lunch, appreciate the divine taste of Khorovats
House-Museum of Mikoyan Brothers You will also visit a museum opened in honor of the outstanding aircraft designer Artyom (Anushavan) and member of the USSR Politburo Anastas. See the model of the house where the brothers were born and spent their childhood, a wooden cradle made by the hands of Father Hovhannes, personal belongings and documentary exhibits telling about their activities. And besides, you will see a real MiG aircraft made in 1975 and the government car ZIL, which was once driven by Artem Mikoyan.
- The tour is conducted in new and comfortable minibuses with air conditioning and Wi-Fi
- The maximum number of participants in one bus is 19
- The price includes transfer, entrance tickets, traditional lunch, water for the trip and local sweets
- The tour will be led by one of our team's professional guides
Start of the excursion near the "Cascade" complex. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.