#402: PRIVATE Guided tour to Lake Sevan and historic sites next to it
This is an attractive tour that covers natural and historic landmarks of Gegharkunik region.
The core destination is the diamond of Armenia “Lake Sevan”. Located 1.900 m above the sea level it is an incredible natural treasure surrounded by mountains.
In this tour, we will visit the Gegharkunik region. Around the lake, there are 4 extraordinary landmarks that deserve to be visited.
“Sevanavank” monastery, is our first stop. Located on Sevan Peninsula, it is widely popular among visitors. Not far from it is located the souvenir market where you can find different jeweler and local things. This is a primary destination that should be visited if someone reaches the lake.
“Hayravank” is another church on the coast of the lake. Located high on the hill, it is an incredible example of Armenian architecture. The high location opens a beautiful view of the lake from here.
Eastern from Hayravank, in the village “Noratus”, is located the famous cemetery. In this cemetery, one can find the biggest amount of incredible Armenian khachkars. With their unique shapes and extraordinary age. These crossed stones will make you admire during your whole promenade. Every khachkar is unique, nothing is put in vain on it. Every symbol, every sign, and shape have a story to tell. If you are interested in culture, ornaments, and gravure this site will be especially attractive for you.