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Day Trip to Tatev Monastery
"The tour starts at 7am early in the morning. You will have breakfast on the road. The first stop is Khor Virap which is the closest place to mount Ararat. You will then continue to Areni wine factory where you can enjoy wine tasting. After tasting why not buy some of the local produce.You will then move on to Halidzor village where you will one of the biggest monasteries in Armenia. You will then return to Halidzor village by cable car. Continue the tour to Noravank monastery the only only place where you can see God Fathers face carved. Enjoy the lunch with fantastic view of the red cliffs before returning to Yerevan.""""The tour starts in Yerevan Armenia
From $120.00
 
Day Trip to Tatev Monastery
"The tour starts at 7am early in the morning. You will have breakfast on the road. The first stop is Khor Virap which is the closest place to mount Ararat. You will then continue to Areni wine factory where you can enjoy wine tasting. After tasting why not buy some of the local produce.You will then move on to Halidzor village where you will one of the biggest monasteries in Armenia. You will then return to Halidzor village by cable car. Continue the tour to Noravank monastery the only only place where you can see God Fathers face carved. Enjoy the lunch with fantastic view of the red cliffs before returning to Yerevan.""""The tour starts in Yerevan Armenia
From $120.00
 
1-Day Tour: Yerevan Tsakhadzor and Sevanavank from Yerevan
"Be picked up and transferred from Yerevan to Sevan lake. Sevan Lake is your first stop and is on the Sevan peninsula with Sevanavank. Enjoy a fantastic view of the ""Blue Queen"" of Armenia. The moving onto Tsaghkadzor the valley of flowers. There you will take the rope way up to the mount. After a short walk enjoy tea or coffee with the fresh air of Mount Teghenis. Afterwards move back to Kecharis Monastery. Lunch is not included but can be arranged in Sevan. """A day trip from Yerevan to lake Sevan Peninsula Sevanavank Tsakhkadzor and Kecharis Monastery."title=Highlights&1=Enjoy+a+day+away+from+the+hustle+and+bustle+of+the+city&2=Family+friendly&3=Step+back+in+time+on+a+history+tour&4=Led+by+a+local+guide&5=Hotel+pickup+included
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Ba'ath Headquarters pt 2

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Ba'ath Headquarters

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Iraqi tomb

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School Pride

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Operation Crayon continued...

Couldn't resist posting one more picture inside from inside an Iraqi school. They kids seem to be having a blast!
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Eternal Flame, pt 3

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Eternal Flame, pt 2

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Ba'ath Headquarters pt 4

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A fairly long list...

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