11 days in Armenia Itinerary

11 days in Armenia Itinerary

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11 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Yerevan
1
Yerevan
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Dilijan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Lake Sevan
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Areni
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Tatev
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Yerevan

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.
Explore Yerevan's surroundings by going to The Monastery of Geghard (in Geghard), Khor Virap (in Lusarat) and Garni (Charent's Arch & Garni Temple). Dedicate the 24th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, make a trip to Yerevan Cascade, take in the awesome beauty at Caucasus Mountains, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lovers' Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Yerevan day trip app .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Yerevan. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Dilijan.

Things to do in Yerevan

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, Garni, Khor Virap, The Monastery of Geghard
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The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Republic Square ©
Republic Square

2
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.
On the 29th (Sat), appreciate the history behind Leonid Yengibarov Monument, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Harutyun Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kecharis Monastery, then pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haghartsin Monastery, and finally make a trip to Goshavank Monastery. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hit the slopes at Ski Resort Tsakhkadzor.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Dilijan online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Yerevan to Dilijan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Lake Sevan.

Things to do in Dilijan

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tsakhkadzor, Goshavank Monastery
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Goshavank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery
Haghartsin Monastery ©
Haghartsin Monastery
Kecharis Monastery ©
Kecharis Monastery

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 31st (Mon): explore the activities along Lake Sevan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Grigor (Doputs Monastery), don't miss a visit to Monastery Sevanavank, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Jacob's Church, and finally appreciate the history behind Statue of Akhtamar at Lake Sevan.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Lake Sevan itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dilijan to Lake Sevan takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Areni.

Things to do in Lake Sevan

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

1
night
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): do a tasting at Areni Wine Factory, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Astvatsatsin Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Noravank Monastery, then take in breathtaking views at Noravank Gorge, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Areni day trip planning website .

You can drive from Lake Sevan to Areni in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Tatev.

Things to do in Areni

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge
Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave ©
T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave

1
night
Tatev

Tatev ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Wings of Tatev, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tatev Monastery, then take in the dramatic natural features at Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Bgheno-Noravank Monastery.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Tatev trip site .

Drive from Areni to Tatev in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Tatev

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

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