From Yerevan: Byurakan, Oshakan and Amberd Fortress day trip with traditional lunch
Discover the best of the Aragatsotn Province on this half-day trip. After a hotel pickup, we will drive to our first destination, Byurakan Observatory, which is considered the scientific pearl of Armenia. We will enjoy a guided tour of the observatory and discover one of the largest telescopes in the USSR. Next, we will head to the 10th-century Amberd Fortress and get an overview of traditional Armenian fortress construction. Later, we will continue to the village of Oshakan, where you will reveal the resting place of the inventor of the Armenian alphabet, Mesrop Mashtots. After his death, a small chapel was built over his tomb, which you can visit. Finally, experience Armenian hospitality at a local family home. Sample traditional specialties around the dinner table, washed down with homemade wine. You can also enjoy a demonstration of how to make traditional lavash. After your meal, get dropped off back at your hotel in Yerevan.
* The minimum number of participants for this excursion is 2 people. Solo travelers must pay the total amount for two to book the excursion.