– Smbataberd is one of the largest and eldest fortresses in Vayots Dzor. According to manuscripts the battle of Avarayr took place near the fortress in the 5th century. Probably the fortress was built before the 5th century.
– After the hike part of the tour we will visit Tsakhats Kar monastery, located 6 km far from Yeghegis village.
– This beautiful tour will end with a visit to the Zorats Church. The Church was built during the reign of the Orbeli dynasty in 1303. The church is unique in its design, so that the military could approach the altar on the horseback before the battle to receive the blessing.
We will have a stop at the “Areni” guest house, where we will have a delicious feast of tea and sweets.
Please note that the hiking part will be 9km.
The price of the tour does not include the entrance fee of the guest house – 1000 AMD.
1. guide service
Starting place - Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory.
Taking into consideration that places are limited please contact us and register in advance.
The reservation will be considered final, after you receive confirmation from us