10 days in Armenia Itinerary

10 days in Armenia Itinerary

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10 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Ulaanbaatar
Fly + taxi:  13​h 30​min
1
Lake Sevan
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Geghard
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Areni
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Tatev
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Ararat Province
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Ulaanbaatar

1
night
Lake Sevan

Lake Sevan ©
A popular summer beach resort with an impressive medieval heritage, Lake Sevan offers relaxation spots combined with an in-depth introduction to the national culture.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Statue of Akhtamar at Lake Sevan, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Jacob's Church, don't miss a visit to Monastery Sevanavank, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Grigor (Doputs Monastery), and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Sevan.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lake Sevan holiday tool .

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia to Lake Sevan is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Ulaanbaatar to Lake Sevan due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Geghard.

Things to do in Lake Sevan

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Grigor (Doputs Monastery)
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Monastery Sevanavank ©
Monastery Sevanavank

1
night
Geghard

Geghard ©
The tiny Armenian village of Geghard draws in many visitors who flock to admire the medieval Geghard monastery, a World Heritage Site.
On the 3rd (Fri), delve into the distant past at Havuts Tar Monastery, then steep yourself in history at Garni Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Monastery of Geghard.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Geghard road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Lake Sevan to Geghard takes 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Areni.

Things to do in Geghard

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Garni
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The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Garni Temple ©
Garni Temple
Havuts Tar Monastery ©
Havuts Tar Monastery

1
night
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): Head underground at T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave, then learn about winemaking at Old Bridge Winery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Noravank Monastery, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Noravank Gorge.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Areni trip maker app .

Getting from Geghard to Areni by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tatev.

Things to do in Areni

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trip

Old Bridge Winery
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Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge
T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave ©
T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave

1
night
Tatev

Tatev ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bgheno-Noravank Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tatev Monastery, and finally take some stellar pictures from Wings of Tatev.

To find maps and tourist information, read Tatev trip maker .

Getting from Areni to Tatev by car takes about 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ararat Province.

Things to do in Tatev

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bgheno-Noravank Monastery, Wings of Tatev
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Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Wings of Tatev ©
Wings of Tatev
Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge) ©
Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge)

4
nights
Ararat Province

Ararat Province ©
Ararat, is a province of Armenia. Change things up with these side-trips from Ararat Province: Echmiadzin Monastery (in Vagharshapat) and Yerevan (Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, Yerevan Cascade, & more). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Khor Virap.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ararat Province trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tatev to Ararat Province takes 3.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Ararat Province can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ararat Province

Museums Tours Shopping

Side Trips

Yerevan, Echmiadzin Monastery
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Khor Virap ©
Khor Virap
Cafesjian Center for the Arts ©
Cafesjian Center for the Arts

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