From Yerevan: Byurakan, Oshakan and Amberd Fortress day trip with traditional lunch

Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory, Byurakan Observatory
Oshakan Village, Saint Mesrop Mashtots, Armenian Alphabet
Oshakan Church, Oshakan Village, Saint Mesrop Mashtots, Armenian Alphabet
Amberd Fortress

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.

Price per person 1 - 2 3 - 4 5 - 6 7 - 12
Prices 120 110 100 80

* Prices can be different depending the season

** All prices are in EUR

What’s included

Hotel pick-up / drop-off

Comfortable transportation according to the program in air-conditioned vehicles


Local English-speaking guide

Meals and Drinks

"Lavash" baking master class (1 day)


All entrance fees

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From 80 EUR

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Tour Details
5 hours
Group Size
1 - 12
Guiding Method
Live Guide / Instructor
Guide Language
English / French / German / Russian

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