Day trip:History museum of Yerevan,Matenadaran, Tsitsernakaberd,brandy factory

The excursion starts from  Matenadaran museum complex, consisting of 15 exhibition halls. Here are kept more than 20,000 manuscripts, fragments of manuscript, documents, old printed books, precious bindings, individual miniatures, etc. The tour will take you to Tsitsernakaberd, the memorial of Armenian Genocide. Armenians from all over the world visit this memorial to honor their ancestors. You can find information on the history of city in the Yerevan History Museum, established in 1931. There are more than 87,000 cultural values in the museum telling about the city from ancient times to our days. The last spot included in this daily trip is Yerevan Brandy Factory “Ararat”, where the visitors will have a chance to get familiar with the history of the legendary Armenian Cognac, as well as to taste and purchase brandy directly from the factory. During the tour there will be a master class on preparation of Armenian national food and Armenian traditional lunch.

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  • Min price: $27.50
  • Recommended duration of visit: 7 hours
  • Departure Point: “Yerani Travel” office near “Cascade” complex. Please approach 30 minutes before departure time.

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  • Operates: See Availability
  • Inclusions:
    • Comfortable vehicles
    • Professional guide service (English and Russian)
    • Traditional Lunch
    • Local sweets and bottled water
    • All entrance tickets
    • Pick up at your hotel in the city center
    • Fuel surcharge
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Exclusions:
    • Flight ticket
    • Accommodation
    • Travel insurance
    • Hotel drop-off
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • Additional info:
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Departure Info: Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Cancellation Policy: If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Things to Do in this tour

Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts

Matenadaran is an institution that brings together the whole collection of ancient Armenian manuscripts. It is after Mesrop Mashtots, the author of Armenian Alphabet, wհօ was classified among the Armenian saints. It is one of the most visited museums of the country.

Tsitsernakaberd

Founded in 1967 Tsitsernakaberd Memorial is devoted to the memory of the 1.5 million innocent Armenians whose lives were taken during Armenian Genocide. Located high on a hill the memorial complex is a pilgrimage site for the Armenian Nation. For more details visit the page.

Yerevan Brandy Factory

Yerevan Brandy Company, also commonly known as “Ararat”, is a major company in Armenia, producing the traditional cognac, Armenian brandy. The bandy, which is produced in Ararat company is famous all over the world. It is made from grapes of the fertile fields of the Ararat plain.

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