Sevan Lake and Tsaghkadzor

Sevan Lake and Tsaghkadzor
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$67
Duration: 6 hours
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Description

Tsaghkadzor literally means 
valley of flowers or 
flower canyon in Armenian. It is located 50 kilometers north of the capital Yerevan, Summers in Tsaghkadzor are characterized with mild climate, while winters are cold and snowy. 
Lake Sevan is the largest body of water in Armenia and the Caucasus region. It is one of the largest freshwater high-altitude (alpine) lakes in Eurasia. The lake is situated in Gegharkunik Province, at an altitude of 1,900 m (6,234 ft) above sea level.

09:30 Departure from Yerevan to
Tsakhkadzor
10:45 Visiting
Kecharis Monastery which is one of the significant religious complexes of Eastern Armenia and one of the well-preserved medieval architectural samples of the Armenian Highland. It was founded at the beginning of the 11th century, consisted of 4 separate adjacent churches. The main church of the complex is the Saint Gregory Church built in 1033
13:45 Visiting
Sevan Lake picturesque location
(photo time)
14:30 Lunch
16:00 Visiting
Sevanavanq which is a monastic complex located on a peninsula at the northwestern shore of Lake Sevan.  According to an inscription in one of the churches, the monastery of Sevanavank was founded in 874 by Princess Mariam, the daughter of Ashot I (who became a king a decade later). At the time, Armenia was still struggling to free itself from Arab rule.
18:00 Yerevan

Tsaghkadzor literally means 
valley of flowers or 
flower canyon in Armenian. It is located 50 kilometers north of the capital Yerevan, Summers in Tsaghkadzor are characterized with mild climate, while winters are cold and snowy. 
Lake Sevan is the largest body of water in Armenia and the Caucasus region. It is one of the largest freshwater high-altitude (alpine) lakes in Eurasia. The lake is situated in Gegharkunik Province, at an altitude of 1,900 m (6,234 ft) above sea level.