Enjoy tours all year round

Religious Tour
  • this tour is available  all year round

Description:

During this tour you will have a chance to meet with a local clergyman who represents the Shirak region diocese. We will take a tour in two of Gyumri churches, see places that are closed for public, see manuscripts and unique religious art works.

Shirak diocese

Details:

Duration: 1 Hour.

Price: 8,500AMD ($20 US dollar)

Price Includes: Tour guide and translation services.

Highlights:

  • Visit to two churches.
  • Meet and greet Shirak's region diocese.
  • See unique religious art works.

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Museum Tour
  • this tour is available  throughout the entire year

Description:

Come learn about the art, architecture and history of Gyumri on our museum tour, which features visits to three different museums specializing in everything from traditional woodwork to 19th century fashion of Gyumri. Visit the museums of Gyumri accompanied with short walking tours of the city and discover the aesthetic life of Gyumri-Aleksandrapol.

Shiraz-house-museum

Details:

Duration: 4 Hours

Price: 4,000AMD

Price Includes: Tour guide and museum entrance fees

Highlights:

  • Visit 3 museums
  • Discover Gyumri-Alexandropol

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Karnut village hiking tour
  • this tour is available 

Description:

Hike one of the mountains called St. Minas, located in Karnut village, visit the pilgrimage sites on the mountain, enjoy the sunset over the Shirak region, and dine with a local family in the evening.

karnut-village

sunset

 

 

Details:

Duration: 5 Hours

Price: 15,000AMD

Price Includes: Tour guide, transportation and dinner

Highlights:

  • Hike a mountain
  • Visit the local village
  • We will wait for the sunset

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Wine Tasting Tour
  • this tour is available  January through March

Description:

On this tour we will be permitted to see a private collection of rare Soviet glass and to learn about the history surrounding this collection. We will also sample several wines produced by Caucasian Bouquet. These wines are the result of collaboration between Azerbaijan, Gerogia and Armenia and respresent the unique and delicious flavors of these three countries. Finally, participants will view a private exhibition of the most provocative, influential and rare propaganda posters of the Soviet times.

Details:

Duration: 1 Hour

Price: 4,500AMD

Price Includes: Museum entrance fee, translation services and wine

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Harich Tour
  • this tour is available  June through November

Description:

Tour to the monastery complex Harich and village Harichanaq, discover the life of one of the oldest villages of the Shirak region Harich. After visiting the church complex we will have a tour in the village, later a visit to a fascinating cemetery which according to villagers is much older than 7th century.

Ancient-Harich-grave

Harich monastery

 

Details:

Duration: 3 Hours

Price: 12,000AMD

Price Includes: Tour guide, transportation and soft drinks

Highlights:

  • Visit to one of the oldest villages in Shirak
  • Tour to the monsastery complex

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Marmashen Monastery Complex
  • this tour is available  march to september

Description:

The monastic complex known as Marmashen Vank is located on a shelf overlooking the left bank of the Akhurian River, 15km northwest of Gyumri in the Shirak region. An inscription on the south wall of the main church informs that it was built between 986 and 1029 by Price Vahram Pahlavuni. Marmashen village is known for its cross-stones and the monastery complex with King Argishti I inscriptions.

Marmashen-monastery-complex

Details:

Duration: 2 Hours

Price: 8,500AMD

Price Includes: Tour guide and transportation

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