2 DAY TOUR TO GYUMRI

2 DAY/ 1 NIGHT

DAY 1

Drive to Gyumri. On the way visit to Aruchavank (St. Gregory Church) frescoed church, 7th c. Arrival to Gyumri. Check-in at the hotel “Villa Kars” or other. Continue to Aslamazyan House-Museum, tour around the museum. The Gallery of Mariam and Eranuhi Aslamazyan Sisters” is one of the unique galleries in Armenia, where is found the complete collection of the painting, graphic, ceramic works. The gallery has been working since 1987. In the gallery is preserved nearly 620 original works presented by the sisters. Walking tour in Gyumri downtown. Lunch. Visit to Dzitoghtsyan Ethnography Museum, which exhibits a collection of the Alexandropol social life characteristics, from the 19th century up to the 1920s. It also features the cultural, architectural and religious aspects of the city. Take a ride on a Gyumri phaeton. Visit Gyumri crafts Masters. Trip to Marmashen – one of the renowned Armenian medieval religious and cultural centers. Old Gyumri style dinner. Overnight.

DAY 2

Breakfast. Visit beer brewery in Gyumri, tour in the factory, beer tasting. Drive to to the monastery complex Harichavanq, 7-13th cc. and Harich village. Continue to Sarnaghbyur village, visit to 3 churches, Saint Thadeus the Apostle (1883), Saint Hakob (5-6th cc) and St Karapet (1205). Lunch. Drive back to Yerevan. Dinner.