12 days in Armenia Itinerary

12 days in Armenia Itinerary

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12 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Yerevan
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Dilijan
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Lake Sevan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Areni
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Meghri
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h
End: Dubai

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Private Tours in Armenia as well as Yerevan Zoo. Venture out of the city with trips to Garni Temple (in Garni) and The Monastery of Geghard (in Geghard). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, take in nature's colorful creations at Armenian Genocide Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Caucasus Mountains, and don't miss a visit to Yerevan Cascade.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Yerevan trip tool .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Yerevan is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in April; daily highs in Yerevan reach 23°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Dilijan.

Things to do in Yerevan

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Monastery of Geghard, Garni Temple
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Caucasus Mountains ©
Caucasus Mountains
Yerevan Zoo ©
Yerevan Zoo
Cafesjian Center for the Arts ©
Cafesjian Center for the Arts

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 5th (Fri): take a peaceful walk through Dilijan National Park.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Dilijan travel planning tool .

Getting from Yerevan to Dilijan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April in Dilijan, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Lake Sevan.

Things to do in Dilijan

Nature Parks
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Dilijan National Park ©
Dilijan National Park

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 6th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Jacob's Church, appreciate the history behind Statue of Akhtamar at Lake Sevan, then don't miss a visit to Monastery Sevanavank, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Grigor (Doputs Monastery). On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Lake Sevan, then get to know the fascinating history of Amaras Monastery, and then make a trip to Tnjri (Platan Tree).

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lake Sevan day trip planning tool .

Drive from Dilijan to Lake Sevan in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Areni.

Things to do in Lake Sevan

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

St. Grigor (Doputs Monastery)
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Tnjri (Platan Tree) ©
Tnjri (Platan Tree)
Monastery Sevanavank ©
Monastery Sevanavank

2
nights
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): Head underground at T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave, explore the stunning scenery at Noravank Gorge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Noravank Monastery, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Astvatsatsin Church, and finally learn about winemaking at Hin Areni Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass).

Discover how to plan a Areni trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Lake Sevan to Areni takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Meghri.

Things to do in Areni

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trip

Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass)
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Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass) ©
Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass)
Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge
T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave ©
T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave

2
nights
Meghri

Meghri ©
Meghri, is a town in southern Armenia, located in Syunik Province, near the border with Iran. To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Meghri online travel route builder .

Drive from Areni to Meghri in 6 hours. You will leave for home on the 11th (Thu).

Things to do in Meghri

Historic Sites Shopping
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Surb Astvatsatsin Church ©
Surb Astvatsatsin Church
Meghri Fortress ©
Meghri Fortress
Meghru Vank ©
Meghru Vank

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