6-Day Tour Dedicated To The Assumption of The Mother of God, Based on The History of Her Life

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Pilgrimage in Armenia

The Mother of God is the greatest Saint in all churches and numerous holidays are dedicated to her. The assumption is the biggest of them.

Cases related to Armenia: The tomb of the Mother of God currently belongs to the Armenian and Greek Churches and is located in Jerusalem. St. Bartholomew brought the miraculous image of the Mother of God to Armenia. For centuries it was kept in the Hogyats monastery located in Historical Armenia. Unfortunately, it’s lost.

During the tour, you’ll be told about the life and work of the Mother of God before and after the birth of Jesus. Armenians have always been very attached to the Mother of God and numerous miracles and visions from the Mother of God appeared in Armenia (for example, the vision of Nerses Shnorhali, who was ranked among the greatest saints in the Catholic church). The spiritual life and the type of Armenian history will be studied.

Age15+ Age
3 Pax 6 Pax 8 Pax 10 Pax 12 Pax
580 AMD 520 AMD 480 AMD 430 AMD 390 AMD
Included Transfer from/to airport Transport Guide Overnight Breakfast A bottle of water daily Armenian sweets Entrance Tickets
Not included Flight Food Insurance
Important The price is for per person, depending on the number of people in a double room.
You can choose any other hotel in Armenia (some changes are possible in the price).
The program may be changed according to your preferences (some changes are possible in the price).
The price varies depending on the number of participants.

TOUR PLAN

  1. Day 1: Transfer from the airport and rest
  2. Day 2: Yerevan – Matenadaran – Garni – Geghard – Yereavan

    Our first stop will be at Matenadaran - the Museum and institute of ancient manuscripts. Getting familiar with the miracles remaining there, we’ll go to Garni temple to see the only preserved pre-Christian building in Armenia. The Geghard monastery is the next stop. This monastery is included in the list of specially protected buildings of UNESCO.


  3. Day 3: Etchmiadzin – Holy Liturgy – Museum – Sardarapat

    On the third day of our tour, we’ll leave for St Etchmiadzin Cathedral and take part in the morning Holy Service. This is the most significant center of the Armenian Apostolic Church. We’ll also visit the museum and continue our way to Sardarapat. This memorial complex is a reflection of the most important period of Armenian history.


  4. Day 4: Khor Virap – Areni – Noravank – Carahunge - Tatev

    On the 4th day, our first stop will be at Khor Virap, where St Gregory the Illuminator was kept as a prisoner. He is the Saint who initiated Christianity in Armenia.

    Then we’ll leave for Areni and visit the cave where the oldest winery and shoe were once found. The magnificent monastery of Noravank will be our next stop. The tour direction will continue to Carahunge - an ancient observatory, older than Stonehenge.

    Tatev Monastery Complex will be our last stop. The overnight will be in one of the guesthouses nearby.


  5. Day 5: Khndzoresk – Shushi (St. Ghazanchetsots) – Gandzasar - Yerevan

    We’ll take part in the morning service in Tatev monastery then go to Khndzoresk to walk along the swinging bridge and see the caves where people lived once.

    Then we’ll continue the way to wonderful Nagorno Karabakh. We’ll visit St Ghazanchetsots monastery, Gandzasar, Hunot Canyon, and see the monument of “We Are And Our Mountains” (Menk enk mer sarer) - the famous statue of “Grandfather and Grandmother”.


  6. Day 6: Transfer to the airport, flight

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