Half-day Echmiadzin, Oshakan and Saghmosavank Private Tour in Yerevan, Armenia
Visit the Holy See of the Armenian Catholicos! Take a tour to the Aragatsotn Region to explore the heartwarming 13th-century Saghmosavank Monastery and enjoy the breathtaking view over the Kasakh river gorge.
transportation by private vehicle
Please note: the departures are daily.
At 10:00, we will start our tour to Echmiadzin, the holy city of Armenia. The following five monuments in Echmiadzin are listed as World Heritage Sights by UNESCO: Echmiadzin with its main cathedral (4th century), St. Gayane (7th century), St. Hripsime (7th century), Shoghakat Church and Zvartnots Cathedral. According to scholars, Echmiadzin Mother Cathedral is the oldest cathedral (not the oldest church) in Armenia and one of the oldest cathedrals worldwide.
During the second half of the day, we will drive to the Aragatsotn Region to explore the incredible 13th-century Saghmosavank Monastery and enjoy the view over the Kasakh river gorge. The complex itself is perched atop the mountain. But that's not the end of our journey. On our way back to Yerevan, we will stop at the Armenian Alphabet Monument, where you can take some beautiful photos or even find the first letter of your name. Get ready to discover the enchanting world of Armenian heritage!