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From Tbilisi: Day Trip to Armenia Including Homemade Lunch

4.9 / 5

78 reviews

Activity provider: Gamarjoba Georgia Tours

From Tbilisi: Day Trip to Armenia Including Homemade Lunch

Activity provider: Gamarjoba Georgia Tours
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Discover Armenia on a full-day tour from Tbilisi. Explore 2 UNESCO heritage sites and travel back through time to the Soviet Union.

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Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Russian

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the Akhtala Monastery
  • Wander through the Haghpat Monastery
  • See a Copper Smelting Factory
  • Take in the views over Debed Canyon
  • Encounter an MiG 21 aircraft
Full description

Start your tour at the Akhtala Monastery, a church from the 12th century which contains beautiful frescoes and is surrounded by copper smelting caves as well as a copper smelting factory. The second destination of the tour is the Haghpat Monastery, located in Haghpat Village and is a UNESCO-listed site. It is one of the most beautiful medieval masterpieces in Armenia. Then you can have lunch and try some traditional Armenian food. Following lunch, you'll make 3 stops on your way to visit the second UNESCO Heritage Site, Sanahin. 

The first will be a 13th-century bridge, the second for a Debed canyon with astonishing views, and the third for the Mikoyan Brothers' museum, where an original aircraft (MiG 21) will surprise you. Finally, travel back through the border to Tbilisi.

Includes
  • Entry tickets & places visited
    • Haghpat Monastery Complex visit

    • Sanahin Monastery Complex visit

    • Akhtala Monastery visit

  • Who you’ll be with
    • Live tour guide: English, Russian

  • Transport
    • Transport by bus / coach, van, car

  • Food & drink
    • Lunch

    • Diabetic options available

    • Lemonade, water

    • Not included: alcoholic drinks

Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Date

Meeting point

Meeting point: Avlabari Metro Station at 8:30 AM. One of the local partner's representatives will meet you in front of Avlabari Metro Station, holding a branded orange color flag.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Oversize luggage

Know before you go

  • You will have to show a visa if Armenia asks for it from your country
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 78 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5

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Great day trip to Armenia from Tbilisi. Catherine was an amazing tour guide with in depth knowledge of history of the area. She was also very personable and helpful guiding us through orders and even haggling for lower souvenir prices. Monasteries were beautiful. Abandoned soviet era buildings were a stark reflection of the past. Dinner at a local home was delicious and relaxed. I’d highly recommend this trip.

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November 9, 2022

It was my first trip to Armenia. Maryam made it very comfortable as if I was traveling with a friend whom I have known for a long time. She showed me the monasteries, told me about the differences in the design of Georgian and Armenian churches and many other interesting things, and on the way back she shared her Armenian cuisine recipes (I like cooking by the way:))she is the coolest guide :)

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October 31, 2022

We had a fantastic day in Armenia. Our guide Lika was very helpful and told us a lot of interesting facts about sights we saw, local history and traditions. It was super interesting. Lunch was the highlight of the trip, we tasted delicious traditional Armenian dishes with great view and in very friendly atmosphere. I will definitely reccomend this trip to everyone

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October 25, 2022

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