Haghpat Vacation Packages
When you are visiting Haghpat, make sure you spend some time at Haghpat Monastery.
The area around Haghpat is filled with villages, towns and cities, each possessing its own special charms. Dilijan, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the north, and Tsaghkadzor, 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the north of Haghpat are also worth visiting should you have the time.
Yerevan is around 65 miles (105 kilometers) from Haghpat. This regional center has a diverse range of tourist attractions, like Yerevan Opera House, National Gallery of Armenia and Mother Armenia. Sourp Krikor Lusavorich Cathedral, Matenadaran and Yerablur are some of the other points of interest here that should be on everyone's itinerary.
To discover the spiritual side of Haghpat, be sure to make a stop at the area's many monasteries.
If you're not one to take a break from work purely to relax by the pool all day, the area around Haghpat offers plenty of high-energy pursuits like rock climbing and hiking.
World travelers understand that trying popular local dishes is one of the most rewarding ways to truly experience a destination. Eggpalnt and burghul (cracked wheat) are just two key ingredients. Ghapama (pumpkin stew) and khash (broth) are both local dishes sure to imbue visitors' palates with the true flavours of Armenia. End with alani (pitted, dried peaches), a local dessert. Erebuni is a popular brand of beer in these parts. So head to the nearest drinking establishment, pull up a stool and enjoy it! If you like strong alcoholic drinks, order a little Artsakh (mulberry vodka) and toast to the many wonders of Haghpat. Kvas (fermented bread drink) is great drink to order anytime.
When planning your trip to Haghpat, it's handy to remember that the most convenient major airport, Tbilisi International Airport, is situated in in Tbilisi, 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the north.