Two-Day Yerevan City Tour

Victory Park, Matenadaran, Cascade Complex, Saint Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral, Tsitsernakaberd, Blue Mosque, Megerian Carpet Museum, Ararat Brandy Factory etc.
  • Yerevan
  • Yerevan
  • Yerevan
  • Yerevan
The Two-Day Yerevan City Tour is an in-depth experience of Armenian beauty and culture through visits to Victory Park and Swan Lake, Blue Mosque and Katoghike Church, Vernisaj Market and Matenadaran. This extended tour includes all the sites of the One-Day Yerevan City Tour, along with extra museum and city landmark visits, a tour of Erebuni Fortress and brandy tasting at the world-famous Ararat Brandy Factory.
For an eye-opening overview of Armenia’s past, look no farther than the impressive History Museum of Armenia. Meanwhile, tangible historical encounters include the record-setting Erebuni Fortress, one of the world’s oldest forts whose establishment marked the birth of Yerevan, and Blue Mosque, the only functioning mosque in Armenia.

In the morning, your guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in Yerevan to begin your city tour. The first day of your private tour will include the following sights:

  • Victory Park and Mother Armenia Statue, a forested green park overlooking the city and protected by the female personification of Armenia, who symbolizes strength in peace.
  • Drive to Matenadaran, also known as the Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts, which holds nearly half of the world’s 30,000 Armenian manuscripts, including original texts and early 5th-6th century writings, plus over 400,000 scientific texts in multiple other languages.
  • Cascade Complex, whose 500 steps serve as a modern city symbol and house the Cafesjian Center for the Arts.
  • Enjoy a stroll around the stately Armenian Opera Theater, Swan Lake and central Abovyan Street.
  • Holy Mother of God Katoghike Church (13th century), one of the city’s oldest churches which is famous for the historic engravings on its walls and for its mysterious disappearance from the public eye on two occasions.
  • Walk though Republic Square and Vernisaj Market, the largest souvenir bazaar in Yerevan which holds some of the finest examples of Armenian folk art, a large selection of unique jewelry and exclusive handmade masterpieces.
  • Saint Gregory The Illuminator Cathedral (2001), the world’s largest Armenian Apostolic cathedral which sits atop a hill and consists of three churches, a bell tower and dozens of arches.
  • Tsitsernakaberd (1967), the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex on Tsitsernakaberd Hill which is dedicated to the victims of the massacres of the early 20th century.
Transfer back to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Yerevan.
Tour duration: approximately 5 hours

Your guide and driver will meet you at your hotel to begin the second day of your Yerevan city tour:

  • Visit Blue Mosque (18th century), a Shia mosque commissioned by Huseyn Ali Khan of Erivan. Today it is Armenia’s only functioning mosque and is valued for its display of Iranian-era architecture.
  • Tour the History Museum of Armenia, whose well-documented exhibits will walk you through the nation’s distinctive eras as you delve into historic Armenia’s religion, culture, lifestyle and art.
  • Drive to the Megarian Carpet Museum, where you can observe the production of rugs firsthand and see colorful carpets from each region of Armenia.
  • Explore Erebuni Museum and Fortress (782 BC), which was built during the Urartu Kingdom and is one of the world’s oldest fortresses. Also known as Arin Berd, many artifacts unearthed at the fort are on display in the adjacent museum.
  • Discover Yerevan Ararat Brandy Factory, an old cellar with 120 years of experience in brandy making where you can taste the world-famous brandy and learn how it is produced.
Transfer back to the hotel. End of Yerevan City Tour.
Tour duration: approximately 5 hours
  • Private, local guide;
  • Entrance fees to the sights as per itinerary, including brandy tasting;
  • Transportation throughout the tour.
  • Overnight accommodation;
  • Meals;
  • All other charges and services not mentioned under “Inclusions”.

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