10 days in Armenia Itinerary

10 days in Armenia Itinerary

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10 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Alaverdi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Dilijan
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Noratus
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Tsakhkadzor
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Yerevan
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Dubai

1
night
Alaverdi

Alaverdi ©
Alaverdi, is a town in the Lori Province at the northeastern part of Armenia, near the border with Georgia. To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Alaverdi route builder app .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Alaverdi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dubai to Alaverdi. In November, Alaverdi is colder than Dubai - with highs of 9°C and lows of -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Dilijan.

Things to do in Alaverdi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Akhtala Monastery
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Akhtala Monastery ©
Akhtala Monastery
Odzun Church ©
Odzun Church
Mikoyan Brothers Museum ©
Mikoyan Brothers Museum

1
night
Dilijan

Dilijan ©
An alpine haven resting in a plush evergreen national park, Dilijan has made a name for itself as the "Armenian Switzerland." A much-loved spa town rich in culture and history, uncover the majestic 10th century monasteries, undisturbed scenic vistas, and hiking trails through undulating forest.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at Dilijan National Park.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Dilijan tour itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Alaverdi to Dilijan takes 1.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Armenia Time is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Alaverdi in November, with highs in Dilijan at 14°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Noratus.

Things to do in Dilijan

Parks Nature
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Dilijan National Park ©
Dilijan National Park

1
night
Noratus

Noratus ©
Noratus is a major and historical village in the Gegharkunik province of Armenia, near the town of Gavar. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Hayravank Monastery, explore the different monuments and memorials at Noratus Cemetery, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Grigor (Doputs Monastery).

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Noratus trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Dilijan to Noratus takes 1.5 hours. In November in Noratus, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 0°C at night. On the 1st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Noratus

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Hayravank Monastery
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Noratus Cemetery ©
Noratus Cemetery
Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery

2
nights
Tsakhkadzor

Tsakhkadzor ©
Tsakhkadzor serves as a mountain retreat for the well-off Armenians, offering pristine ski slopes throughout the winter season and plenty of fresh air and a refuge from the heat in the spring and summer.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Leonid Yengibarov Monument, try your luck at Royale Entertainment Center, and then get engrossed in the history at Memorial Museum of Orbeli Brothers. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kecharis Monastery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Harutyun Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tezharuyk Monastery, then try your luck at Parisian Casino, and finally step into the grandiose world of Bjni Fortress.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Tsakhkadzor vacation planner .

Drive from Noratus to Tsakhkadzor in an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Tsakhkadzor can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Tsakhkadzor

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bjni Fortress, Tezharuyk Monastery
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Kecharis Monastery ©
Kecharis Monastery
Memorial Museum of Orbeli Brothers ©
Tezharuyk Monastery ©
Tezharuyk Monastery

4
nights
Yerevan

Yerevan ©
Old and new sit side by side in Yerevan, showing the country's capital to be a city on the move, but also proud of its history and traditions.
National Art Gallery and The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Saint Hripsime Church and Zoravor S. Astvatsatsin Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yerevan: Garni Gorge (in Garni), Golden Grape Armas Estate (in Nor Yedesia) and Khosrov Forest State Reserve (in Ararat). And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, do a tasting at Tushpa Wine Cellar, take in nature's colorful creations at Armenian Genocide Museum, and see the interesting displays at Megerian Carpet Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yerevan driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Tsakhkadzor to Yerevan in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, Ararat Province, Garni Gorge, Golden Grape Armas Estate
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