Tatev, Noravank monasteries and Areni cave - Christian Heritage revelation

12 hr

E-Ticket

Instant Confirmation

Day Trip

Pickup Service

Group Tour

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Areni-1 Cave, 3604, Armenia

The Areni Cave dates back to the Chalcolithic to the Bronze Age. Armenians also call it "Birds’ Cave". In this site, the oldest winery, and the ancient human brain, the remnants of a 5,000-year-old skirt made of straw, and the world’s oldest leather shoe have been discovered. Here you will see the complete proof of the Bible theory of the...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Areni-1 Cave, 3604, Armenia

The Areni Cave dates back to the Chalcolithic to the Bronze Age. Armenians also call it "Birds’ Cave". In this site, the oldest winery, and the ancient human brain, the remnants of a 5,000-year-old skirt made of straw, and the world’s oldest leather shoe have been discovered. Here you will see the complete proof of the Bible theory of the world creation.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Areni Wine Factory, Areni Armenia

Areni Wine Factory is the very successor of the Armenian wine-production culture. Watered by the waters of Araks river and made by the unique seeds of grape Areni Wine production will impress you with its delicious taste.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Noravank Monastery, Areni Armenia

Noravank monastery was founded in the 13th century by Bishop Hovhannes, an abbot famous for his wisdom and love towards God. The monastic complex includes three churches, which are the church of S. Karapet, S. Grigor chapel with a vaulted hall, and the church of Holy Mother of God. You will see many buildings and khachkars (Crosses curved in the stones) around the monastery. Originally it was the residence of renown Orbelyan princes family. The architectural and miniature design dates back up to an early fourteenth century.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Wings of Tatev, Halidzor Village, Halidzor Armenia

"Wings of Tatev" is the longest cable road in the world. It takes 12 minutes to reach Tatev. From the height of 320 meters, you will see the beautiful view of the canyon of the Vorotan river and Old Hermitage.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Tatev Monastery, Tatev Armenia

Tatev monastery is perched on the southern part of village Tatev in Syunik province on the edge of deep canyon of a stream of Vorotan river. According to tradition monastery has taken its name from the disciple of St. Thaddeus, Estate, who preached Christianity and was martyred in Syunik. Still in 5th up to the 8th-century monastery has been a prime center of education and at the end of 8th century became the center of the bishopric of Syunik.  The monastery developed rapidly between the 9th and 13th centuries, and at one point had over 1000 people living and studying on its ground. The first church was built in the 4th century. From 895 to 906 Hovhannes bishop has built one of the greatest churches of Armenia called after St. Peter and Paul which has been decorated by frescos in 930. St. Gregory church of monastery has been built in 1046, gates of the monastery in 1087 and the church of St. Mary on it.  Fences and other buildings have been built in the 17th century. Monastery has been destroyed from the 1931 earthquake and renewed from 1974 to 1998. The University of the monastery was active up to the 20th century.

Duration: 2 hours

Tatev, Noravank monasteries and Areni cave - Christian Heritage revelation photo 1 Tatev, Noravank monasteries and Areni cave - Christian Heritage revelation photo 2 Tatev, Noravank monasteries and Areni cave - Christian Heritage revelation photo 3 Tatev, Noravank monasteries and Areni cave - Christian Heritage revelation photo 4
View All
See more Images
Lowest Price Guaranteed
If you find a better price, we'll match it - just send the details to hertz-support@placepass.com.
Lowest Price Guaranteed
If you find a better price, we'll match it - just send the details to hertz-support@placepass.com.

Important Details

Included
  • Bottled water
Not Included
  • Entry/Admission - Wings of Tatev
  • Entry/Admission - Areni Wine Factory
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Areni-1 Cave
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
I will pick you up from any hotel or apartment in the city center.

Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

View Less

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.