10 days in Armenia Itinerary

10 days in Armenia Itinerary

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10 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Beirut
+4
Fly + bus + subway + foot + bus:  7​h 30​min
1
Dilijan
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Areni
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Yerevan
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Beirut

3
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hayravank Monastery (in Hayravank), Lake Sevan (in Lake Sevan) and Monastery Sevanavank (in Sevan). Spend the 26th (Sun) exploring nature at Dilijan National Park. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Goshavank Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Haghartsin Monastery, pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Parz.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Dilijan trip builder site .

Beirut, Lebanon to Dilijan is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Beirut to Dilijan. Traveling from Beirut in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Dilijan, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Areni.

Things to do in Dilijan

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gosh, Monastery Sevanavank, Hayravank Monastery
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Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery
Dilijan National Park ©
Dilijan National Park
Lake Parz ©
Lake Parz

1
night
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Areni Wine Factory, explore the fascinating underground world of T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave, explore the stunning scenery at Noravank Gorge, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Astvatsatsin Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Noravank Monastery, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Mozrov Cave.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Areni trip planning app .

You can drive from Dilijan to Areni in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Areni

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mozrov Cave
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Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge
T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave ©
T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave
Mozrov Cave
Mozrov Cave

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Yerevan: The Monastery of Geghard (in Geghard), Garni (Charent's Arch & Garni Temple) and Khor Virap (in Lusarat). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, take in the awesome beauty at Caucasus Mountains, don't miss a visit to Republic Square, and hunt for treasures at Vernissage Market.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Yerevan trip planner .

Drive from Areni to Yerevan in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Yerevan can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, Garni, The Monastery of Geghard, Khor Virap, Mount Aragats
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Caucasus Mountains ©
Caucasus Mountains
Mount Aragats ©
Mount Aragats
The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard

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