Visit Hamshen, Trabzon and Tayk, the fairy tale of the history, mountains and waterfalls where You can discover rich Armenian cultural and historical heritage near Black Sea region. 5 day tour to Hamshen is a good opportunity to discover Hamshenians, their culture and traditions, visit historical places such as medieval castles, bridges and churches and fantastic waterfalls, rivers, mountains. Out hotel is on the shores of Black Sea. Hamshen Tour is a professional travel agency focused on tours to Historical Armenia and the places with Armenian heritage 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
06.05-10.05 19.07-23.07 02.08-06.08 23.08-27.08

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

125000 AMD

Accommodation in 3-star and 4-star hotel (Hopa: Huzur; Erzurum: Kral / Zade / Palan),

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

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

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

Entrance Fees for all sights.

Does not include

Visa Fee for Turkey,

Travel Insurance,

Additional tours.

Detailed Program

DAY 1 | Doors of Heaven

Yerevan-Bavra-Akhalkalak (Georgia) – Turkish-Georgian border cross

City of Ardahan: Ardahan Castle and Kura River,

Black Lake of Shavshat, 

Tbet Church, 

Shavshat Fortress, 

Doliskhana Church,

Panoramic view of the city Artvin and Coruh River,

Dinner in Hopa Hotel in Hopa.


DAY 2 | Hamshen’s Treasures

Breakfast at hotel

Twin Bridges, 

Manchuna Waterfall, 

Furtuna Creek, ChamliHamshen, 

Zil Fortress, 

Balahovit Waterfall,

Hamshenian Special Lunch and tea in Ayder

Ayder (Arter) Yayla: Free time,

Hotel in Hopa.


DAY 3 | Historical Trebizond

Breakfast at hotel

Sumela Monastery, 

St Amenaprkich Armenian Church of Trabzon, 

St Sofia Greek Church of Trabzon,

Lunch in Trabzon

Free time in Hopa / beach in Black Sea,

Hotel in Hopa.


DAY 4 | Treasures of Tayk

Breakfast at hotel

Ishkhan Monastery, 

Tortum Waterfall,

Lunch in Tortum and Erzurum

Oshkvank Monastery, 

Khakhu Monastery,

Hotel in Erzurum.


DAY 5 | Strong Erzurum

Breakfast at hotel

Erzurum: Armenian Church, Sanasaryan College and part of Erzurum Fortress, 

Olti Fortress, 

Banak Cathedral,

Lunch in Ardahan Back to Yerevan.


Price: 125000 AMD
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