- See the largest lake in the Caucasus
- Explore one of Armenia’s most popular health resorts
- Discover the last resting place of ‘Noah’s Ark’
Tsaghkadzor, an hour to the north of the Armenian capital, is known as the ‘Valley of Flowers’ for its picturesque virginal woods and alpine meadows. An immensely popular health and spa resort, and a well-known skiing destination in winter, Tsaghkadzor also has many site of historic interest, ensuring this Yerevan gift experience offers plenty in the way of culture as well as breathtaking photographic opportunities. You’ll visit the 11th century Kecharis Monastery, with four churches and the half-destroyed mausoleum of its founder, Grigorius Pahlavuni, and the Sevanavank Monastery built on the peninsula in the year 874 by a king’s daughter.
The highlight of your Armenia gift experience will be the opportunity to ride on the Tsaghkadzor ropeway, a high-speed mountain chairlift that gives you astonishing views of Mount Ararat, mentioned in the Book of Genesis and said to be the final resting place of ‘Noah’s Ark’. You’ll have lunch (at your own expense) at a restaurant near the gorgeous freshwater Sevan Lake, before returning to the city in the afternoon. This is an unmissable and fascinating Yerevan sightseeing tour that’s full of little moments to entrance you.