Visit Western Armenia (nowadays Eastern Turkey) where You can discover rich Armenian cultural and historical heritage. 4 day tour to Western Armenia will let you visit and discover Ani, Van & Aghtamar, Erzurum, Mush, Kars, Bayazed, Berkri, Mount Ararat from “the other side”. Hamshen Tour is a professional travel agency focused on tours to Historical Armenia and our company is doing its best to provide quality service, the best in Armenia. We have English-speaking experienced guides (on demand).

Upcoming departures

5:00AM,    Arrival: 11:00PM,    Starting point: 8 Tumanyan

99000 AMD

Accommodation in 3 and 4 star hotels

Transportation in new minibuses (15-18 people, Mercedes Sprinter/Volkswagen Crafter),

2 meals in a day (breakfast-lunch or breakfast-dinner),

Tour guide in Armenian or English (well-known Armenian Turkologists and Historians),

Entrance Fees for all sights,

Ferry ticket in Lake Van.

Does not include

– Visa Fee for Turkey,

– Travel Insurance,

– Additional tours.

Detailed Program

DAY 1 | Magnificent Ani and Kars

Passing Gyumri and Bavra, then Javakhk (Georgia)

Tsovakn Hyusiso (Childir) Lake,

Kars: Kars Fortress, St Apostles Church, Vardan Bridge, House of Yeghishe Charents,

Ani: Cathedral, Honents, Abughamrents, Prkich Churches, Ani Walls, other places,

Dinner in Kars Hotel in Kars.


DAY 2 | Sweet Mush

Breakfast at hotel

Sarighamish Forests,

Basen: Araks River and Hoviv Bridge,

Erzurum (Karin): Armenian Church, Sanasaryan College, Erzurum Fortress,

Lunch in Erzurum

Bingol (Byurakn) Mountains, 

Aratsani (Eastern Euphrates) River, Mush Valley, Sulukh Bridge, 

Mush: Old Armenian Quarter and St. Marine Church,

Hotel in Mush.


DAY 3 | Van Dream

Breakfast at hotel

Nemrut (Van): Crater *, 

Bitlis (Baghesh): Bitlis Fortress and Cross Stones of Por Village*, 

Aghtamar Island, Holy Cross Church, Swimming in Lake Van,

Lunch near lake – “Vana tarekh” (Van Fish)

Van: Van Cats, Van Fortress, Urartian Mausoleum, Mher’s Door, 

Varagavank Monastery*,

Hotel in Van or Berkri.


DAY 4 | Biblical Ararat

Breakfast at hotel

Berkri Waterfall, 

Tondrak Mountain, 

Daroink (Bayazed) Fortress, 

Mount Ararat (passing by the slopes of the mountain), 

Passing the city of Igdir, Araks River, Turkish-Armenian Border,

Lunch in Kars Back to Yerevan.


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