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Armenia: Private Tour to Haghpat and Sanahin Monasteries

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Armenia: Private Tour to Haghpat and Sanahin Monasteries

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Explore the North-East of Armenia, the Lori Region, with its Haghpat and Sanahin monasteries – both of captivating beauty and included in UNESCO's World Heritage list.

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  • Explore the North-Eastern region of Armenia with the greenest nature in the territory
  • Marvel at the beauty of Haghpat and Sanahin Monastries, included in UNESCO's World Heritage list
  • Explore the monasteries, according to the legend, built by father and son masons
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During this tour, you will be travelling towards the north-east, to one of the greenest regions in Armenia – the region of Lori. Here there are two of the three monasteries that are in included the UNESCO list. The monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin are closely connected, and located within a 20-minute drive of each other. Legend says that both monasteries were built by father and son masons, with Sanahin having been built earlier by the father. The name says it all: Sanahin literally means “this is older than the other”, whereas Haghpat means “great wall”. The main churches in both complexes were built by Queen Khosrovanuysh, for the prosperity of her two sons, Princes Smbat and Kurike, whom you can observe on the east walls of the main churches. The major church in Haghpat Complex – St. Nshan or the Holy Cross – was built in 976, and the main church in the Sanahin Complex was built some 30 years earlier. Admire both on this tour.
  • Pickup and drop-off at your hotel
  • Guide (if option selected)
  • New and comfortable vehicles with Wi-Fi on board
  • A professional and knowledgeable guide
  • Insurance of passengers on board
  • Bottled water
  • City map
  • Accommodation
  • Visa
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  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

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  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
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Interesting ride. Exciting route

Long journey but still interesting. Even the small towns. Exciting for the last few kilometers. Both monasteries worth seeing.

September 16, 2019

November 9, 2019

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