Private tour to Oshakan, Karmravor, Hovhanavank, Saghmosavank monasteries

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Stop At: Oshakan, Oshakan, Aragatsotn

Oshakan village has been a holy place since the 5th century, when in 440 due to the duke Vahan Amatuni's efforts the creator of Armenian alphabet Mesrop Mashtots was buried there and a small church was built over his tomb. In the 19th century a bigger church bearing the name of St. Mesrop Mashtots was constructed in the place of the...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Oshakan, Oshakan, Aragatsotn

Oshakan village has been a holy place since the 5th century, when in 440 due to the duke Vahan Amatuni's efforts the creator of Armenian alphabet Mesrop Mashtots was buried there and a small church was built over his tomb. In the 19th century a bigger church bearing the name of St. Mesrop Mashtots was constructed in the place of the old one. Every year many first class schoolchildren learn the first letter of the alphabet in this church after an oath at the tomb of St. Mashtots.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Karmravor Church, Khachatur Abovyan St., Ashtarak Armenia

This exquisite church is considered to be the jewel of Ashtarak. It resembles a monolith pillar due to its small sizes and architectural solutions. It was built in the 7th century and has come to our days almost intact. It has a cross-shaped ground plan from inside and outside.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Saghmosavank Monastery, Artashavan 0211 Armenia

5 km far from Hovhanavank monastery on the edge of Kasakh river canyon, in the 13th century Vachutian dukes built Saghmosavank monastery. The main church is adjacent to the scriptorium, where many manuscripts have been produced during centuries. Saghmosavank underwent the devastating influence of the earthquake in 1988. The reconstruction comleted in 2000 returned the church its beauty and glory.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Hovhannavank Monastery, Ohanavan Armenia

Hovhannavank monastery bears the name of John the Baptist. The oldest church here is the one-naved basilica built in the 5th century. In the 13th century under the patronage of Vachutian dukes new buildings were added. The portal of the main church, which is embellished with evangelical motifs, is of great interest.

Duration: 40 minutes

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Important Details

Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Professional English or Russian speaking guide service (if choosing "with a guide" option)
  • Fuel surcharge and parking fee
  • Air-conditioned transport
Not Included
  • Lunch
Departure Point
Hyur Service, 96 Nalbandyan St, Yerevan 0010, Armenia

Traveler pickup is offered

Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Near public transportation
  • Stroller accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • 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
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Cancellation Policy

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