Trip to Khor Virap Monastery (4-18th cc.) the importance of which is connected with name of Gregory the Illuminator, who introduced Christianity in Armenia. Here you can enjoy the spectacular view of the sacred Ararat Mountain - an immortal symbol of Armenia. Then we will continue the tour to Noravank
- a monastery of XII century situated among amazing sheer rocks on the bench of a twisty gorge. Visit Areni village. Continue to Birds – Cave (Areni – 1) which is situated on the left bank of river Areni. As a result of studies, metal knives, fruit seeds, grain residues, rope, dishes, clothing, dried grapes and plums, dates to 4200 – 3500 BC, were found in the cave. The oldest leather shoe of the world was found right here. It is more than 5500 years old. Also, in the same area, there were found world’s oldest women’s skirt (3900 BC), as well as the first winery in the whole world. Nowadays the mentioned winery is considered to be the ancient one and it is referred to 4th millennium BC. No one has lived inside the cave, at the meanwhile, wine consumption was of ritual meaning for them. Drive to Goris, Syunik region.
Overnight in Goris.