11 days in Armenia Itinerary

11 days in Armenia Itinerary

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11 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  12​h
1
Geghard
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Vagharshapat
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Areni
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Dilijan
— 4 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

1
day
Geghard

Geghard ©
The tiny Armenian village of Geghard draws in many visitors who flock to admire the medieval Geghard monastery, a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Havuts Tar Monastery, steep yourself in history at Garni Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Monastery of Geghard.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Geghard trip planning site .

New Delhi, India to Geghard is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Geghard is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New Delhi in May, things will get cooler in Geghard: highs are around 29°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Vagharshapat.

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

2
nights
Vagharshapat

Vagharshapat ©
On the 27th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Yerevan Cascade, examine the collection at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, then make a trip to Republic Square, and finally delve into the distant past at Khor Virap. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Echmiadzin Monastery, admire the natural beauty at Armenian Genocide Museum, then see the interesting displays at History Museum of Armenia, and finally hunt for treasures at Vernissage Market.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Vagharshapat road trip app .

Drive from Geghard to Vagharshapat in 1.5 hours. In May in Vagharshapat, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Areni.

Things to do in Vagharshapat

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yerevan, Khor Virap
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Republic Square ©
Republic Square
Cafesjian Center for the Arts ©
Cafesjian Center for the Arts

2
nights
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): Head underground at T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave, explore the stunning scenery at Noravank Gorge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Noravank Monastery, and finally do a tasting at Old Bridge Winery. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass), admire the striking features of Selim Caravanserai, then steep yourself in history at Tsakhats Kar Monastery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Zorats Church, and finally stroll the grounds of Yeghegis Jewish Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Areni vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Vagharshapat to Areni takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Dilijan.

Things to do in Areni

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Yeghegis, Old Bridge Winery, Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass), Selim Caravanserai
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Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge
Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Old Bridge Winery ©
Old Bridge Winery

4
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dilijan: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Yerevan), Hayravank Monastery (in Hayravank) and Lake Sevan (in Lake Sevan). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Haghartsin Monastery, don't miss a visit to Sharambeyan Street, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino, and contemplate the long history of Dilijan Amphitheater.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Dilijan tour planner.

Getting from Areni to Dilijan by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In May in Dilijan, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dilijan

Tours Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Tsakhkadzor, Goshavank Monastery, Hayravank Monastery, Wine Tours & Tastings, Monastery Sevanavank
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Haghartsin Monastery ©
Haghartsin Monastery
Monastery Sevanavank ©
Monastery Sevanavank

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