11 days in Armenia Itinerary

11 days in Armenia Itinerary

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11 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Beirut
Fly + taxi:  7​h
1
Ararat Province
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Tatev
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Areni
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Lake Sevan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Geghard
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
End: Beirut

3
nights
Ararat Province

Ararat Province ©
Ararat, is a province of Armenia. Venture out of the city with trips to Yerevan (Wine Tours & Tastings, Parajanov Museum, & more). It doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Khor Virap.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ararat Province trip itinerary planning app .

Beirut, Lebanon to Ararat Province is an approximately 7-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Beirut to Ararat Province due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Beirut in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Ararat Province, with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Tatev.

Things to do in Ararat Province

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yerevan
Highlights from your plan
Khor Virap ©
Khor Virap
Republic Square ©
Republic Square

1
night
Tatev

Tatev ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge), then take some stellar pictures from Wings of Tatev, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tatev Monastery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tatev route planning app .

Traveling by car from Ararat Province to Tatev takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Areni.

Things to do in Tatev

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Wings of Tatev
Highlights from your plan
Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Wings of Tatev ©
Wings of Tatev
Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge) ©
Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge)

2
nights
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave, do a tasting at Old Bridge Winery, then Head underground at Mozrov Cave, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Astvatsatsin Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Noravank Monastery. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass), then explore the ancient world of Zorats Church, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Yeghegis Jewish Cemetery, and finally take in breathtaking views at Noravank Gorge.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Areni route builder site .

Traveling by car from Tatev to Areni takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Lake Sevan.

Things to do in Areni

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yeghegis, Yeghegnadzor, Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass)
Highlights from your plan
Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge
T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave ©
T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): make a trip to Monastery Sevanavank, appreciate the history behind Statue of Akhtamar at Lake Sevan, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Jacob's Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Grigor (Doputs Monastery). Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Sevan, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Amaras Monastery, and then stroll around Tnjri (Platan Tree).

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Lake Sevan trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Areni to Lake Sevan in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Geghard.

Things to do in Lake Sevan

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

St. Grigor (Doputs Monastery)
Highlights from your plan
Tnjri (Platan Tree) ©
Tnjri (Platan Tree)
Monastery Sevanavank ©
Monastery Sevanavank

2
nights
Geghard

Geghard ©
The tiny Armenian village of Geghard draws in many visitors who flock to admire the medieval Geghard monastery, a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Havuts Tar Monastery, then contemplate the long history of Garni Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Monastery of Geghard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Azat Reservoir and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Azhdaak Mountain.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Geghard trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Lake Sevan to Geghard takes 2.5 hours. July in Geghard sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Geghard

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Garni, Azat Reservoir
Highlights from your plan
The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Garni Temple ©
Garni Temple
Havuts Tar Monastery ©
Havuts Tar Monastery

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