As travelers more and more value organic food, fresh water from the springs and rural lifestyle, the number of tourists to Armenia grows every year. At Greenway.am you can find the full list of tour operators in Armenia in Spyur or Areg business directories. Professional travel agencies are here to satisfy the demands and imagination of tourists from all corners of the world.
Armenian tour agencies offer a wide range of quality services. Tour packages in Armenia include:
2.Specialized guide service
3.Other entertainment activities
Numerous destinations and hiking trips reveal the elements of Armenian identity for travelers. They discover the secrets of “Vordan Karmir”- precious red paint recipe lost many centuries ago, after they visit old wineries in Areni where our ancestors started making wine 6.000 years ago.
We offer you to try the most interesting bike route to Garni Temple. It is a pagan temple of Hellenistic style (1st century A.D.) and used to be the residence of Armenian kings. Garni Temple rises with all its brilliance on the right bank of Azat River. Owing to the skills of the mastered architect, this temple is remarkable for its illumination, lightness and the elegance of ornaments.
At 50km drive to the north from Yerevan Tsakhkadzor welcomes tourists all year round with its lavish flower fields and thick silver pine-tree forests. In winter times, this resort is a big favorite among Russian and European tourists and is renowned for being one of the best ski resorts in the region. Visitors are fair to compare with Swiss Alps.
Armenian tour agencies show tourists the most outstanding and superb selection from the rich choice of national architectural traditions. Monastery complexes enchant everyone with their beauty and the exceptional harmony of architectural design making a complete harmony with the wonderful mountain landscapes. Countryside tours usually lead us to:
1. Lori Fort (Berd in Arm.)- The ruins of the ancient city Lori Berd, standing above the canyon of Lori preserves its greatness over time. Founded in the second half of 10th century it was once the ancient capital of Tashir-Dzoraget Kingdom. Lori Berd erects on a high triangular plateau and was unapproachable over centuries.
2. Haghpat and Sanahin Monasteries – The monasteries of Sanahin and Haghpat are famed not only for their exceptional architecture, but also for their breathtaking residing on the hillsides. These monasteries are included in the list of World Heritage by UNESCO. Sanahin and Haghpat Monasteries built in the 10th-13th centuries are embraced by Lori’s ambient and picturesque mountains. From Sanahin Bridge the road leads up the hill to the village Haghpat; one of the major centers of spiritual life in Armenia in the Middle Ages. Haghpat is located on a mountain plateau, surrounded by canyons. The monastery is notable for the brilliant ideas of its monuments’ framework.
3. Zvartnots Temple- built in the 7th century by the Patriarch. A magnificent Cathedral, the evidence of high level of development and cultural potential of Armenian architects.