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Tour to Smbataberd Fortress

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Stop At: Smbataberd Fortress, Yeghegis Armenia

Smbataberd is an impregnable fortress of the V century, surrounded from three sides by steep slopes, which go down into the gorge, where the rivers Artabuyn and Yeghegis flow.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tsakhats Kar Ցախաց քար, Armenia

Tsaghats Kar consists of three parts – the church of St. Nshan, St. Karapet and St. Astvatsatsin. The bas-reliefs on the walls of the church of St. Karapet display emblems of princely families of Syunik (IX-XI centuries).

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Zorats Church, Yeghegis Road, Yeghegis Armenia

Zorats is completely unique among Armenian churches. It is the only Armenian church that has an open-air altar. It was constructed in such a way so that the warriors sitting on their horses could enter the church and get blessed before going to war.

Duration: 25 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
The driver will pick you up from your hotel/hostel/guesthouse in Yerevan.
Departure Time
8:30 AM
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Service of a professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunchbox (7$ per person)
  • Airport transfer
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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