Xor Virap “Deep Hole”-this is the church where Grigor the Illuminator stayed 13 years without any food and proved that Christianity is a very powerful religion. After it the Armenians adopted Christianity by Grigor the Illuminator. From here opens the wonderful view of the Armenian pride- Mt.Ararat. It dates back to the 13th c.
Areni winery-Areni village is located about 120 km from Yerevan on the banks of the river Arpa. At the entrance to the village, right at the road on the left side a private smal wine factory "Areni" is located, which you can visit to get acquainted with the production process, taste the local wines.
The winery “Areni” was founded in 1994 in the village Areni, where the wine from the grapes of the same name is made through thousands of years. This is a very small economy, which is called factory probably because of the Soviet habit to gigantism. 8 persons constantly work here. Another 10-12 people treat vineyards. The director of the plant-is Rafik Simonyan.
Noravank -Visiting Noravank church complex you’ll appear in wonderland as the church- complex is situated on the top of the rocks and is surrounded with the miracle rocks and cliffs that change their color depending on the Sun rays and weather. This complex dates back from 12th-13th c.
Tatev -The monastery of Tatev is situated in the territory of Goris in Syunik region. This is one of the richest monarchial complexes of Medieval Armenia. The profitable strategic position and inaccessibility created suitable conditions to construct strong buildings and ramparts in defiance of the complex. This complex consists of several churches, living rooms, oil-making servoir and buildings of economic importance. The stick or swinging column of the monastery “gavazan” is of great interest. It is 6 m high and by the strides of the detachment it moved and warned the monks about the danger. Here is the longest rope-way of the world.
This is the longest tour of Armenia and it usually takes whole day from early morning till late at night, as Tatev is the farthest sight of Armenia.