Private Tour: Explore Tsaghkadzor, Sevan Lake and Dilijan
Experience the natural beauty of Tsaghkadzor Resort by taking a ropeway to the high slopes of the breath-taking Mount Teghenis. Enjoy a visit to Sevanavank Monastery, a stunning landscape and cultural heritage of Dilijan City.
Book our private day trip heading from the Armenian capital of Yerevan to explore Tsaghkadzor Town, located in the homonymous valley. This town is considered as the most developed ski resort in the whole country. The very name Tsaghkadzor means "The valley of flowers or flower canyon" in Armenian. Also, it is well-known as a major spa and health resort. Upon arrival to this town, you will be taken by the heavenly beauty in every corner. Later, you will take the aerial lift and rise to the top, from where the inhale the clear atmosphere combined with the spectacular panoramic views of Tsaghkadzor. Enjoy the bird’s eye view of Tsaghkadzor Town and Teghenis Mount.
The next exploration is the turquoise Lake Sevan, the "Blue Pearl" of Armenia. Stroll all along the shores of this beautiful lake and enjoy some leisure time to admire the surroundings, as well as relax on one of the deck chairs. A visit to Sevanavank Monastery is recommended as it is considered to be one of the most attended places and tourist attractions in Armenia. This monastery was constructed in the 9th century, and it consists of two churches, Surb Arakelots "Holy Apostles" and Surb Astvatsatsin "Holy Mother of God". Get acquainted with the history of this important site from the experienced guide. Overall, this trip to Sevanavank Monastery offers a unique combination of nature’s grandeur with history and architecture.
Afterwards, you will continue the journey to visit Dilijan. This city, which is considered to be "Little Switzerland" of Armenia, is a worthwhile place to see and spend at least one single day. Nestled in the forested mountainside, Haghartsin Monastery represents an astonishing harmony of nature and architecture. The very name of Haghartsin means "The playing eagle" ("Hagh" means a game and "Artsin" or "Artsiv" – an eagle in Armenian), as an eagle used to soar over the main building of the monastery. Thriving from the 13th century, the monastery complex had been one of the most important scientific and cultural centers of Medieval Armenia. Now you will have an opportunity to admire fully reconstructed Haghartsin, before your private return to the hotel in Yerevan while holding fabulous memories.