13 days in Armenia Itinerary

13 days in Armenia Itinerary

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13 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Geghard
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Ararat Province
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Tatev
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Areni
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Lake Sevan
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Dubai

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.
Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Havuts Tar Monastery, then contemplate the long history of Garni Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Monastery of Geghard.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Geghard online holiday planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Geghard is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. In April, Geghard is cooler than Dubai - with highs of 23°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Ararat Province.

Things to do in Geghard

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Garni
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The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Garni Temple ©
Garni Temple
Garni Gorge ©
Garni Gorge

3
nights
Ararat Province

Ararat Province ©
Ararat, is a province of Armenia. Venture out of the city with trips to Yerevan (Wine Tours & Tastings, Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, & more) and Echmiadzin Monastery (in Vagharshapat). It doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Khor Virap.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ararat Province online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Geghard to Ararat Province in 1.5 hours. In April in Ararat Province, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Tatev.

Things to do in Ararat Province

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yerevan, Echmiadzin Monastery
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Khor Virap ©
Khor Virap
Cafesjian Center for the Arts ©
Cafesjian Center for the Arts

2
nights
Tatev

Tatev ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Gregory The Illuminator Church of Goris, then take some stellar pictures from Wings of Tatev, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tatev Monastery. On the next day, take in the views from Melik Tangi Bridge, then take in the dramatic natural features at Goris Rock Forest, and then examine the collection at Museum of Axel Bakounts.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tatev trip maker app .

Getting from Ararat Province to Tatev by car takes about 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Areni.

Things to do in Tatev

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Goris, Melik Tangi Bridge, Wings of Tatev
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Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Wings of Tatev ©
Wings of Tatev
Goris Rock Forest
Goris Rock Forest

2
nights
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Astvatsatsin Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Noravank Monastery, then explore the stunning scenery at Noravank Gorge, and finally learn about winemaking at Hin Areni Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Tanahati Monastery, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Yeghegis Jewish Cemetery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Zorats Church, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass).

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Areni trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Tatev to Areni takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lake Sevan.

Things to do in Areni

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Yeghegis, Tanahati Monastery, Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass)
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Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge
T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave ©
T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lake Sevan: Tsakhkadzor (Kecharis Monastery, Memorial Museum of Orbeli Brothers, & more), Noratus (St. Grigor (Doputs Monastery) & Noratus Cemetery) and Goshavank Monastery (in Gosh). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Sevan, make a trip to Monastery Sevanavank, admire the masterpieces at The Geological Museum and Art Gallery of Dilijan, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Haghartsin Monastery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lake Sevan driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Areni to Lake Sevan takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lake Sevan

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Tsakhkadzor, Noratus, Dilijan, Goshavank Monastery
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Goshavank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery
Monastery Sevanavank ©
Monastery Sevanavank
Haghartsin Monastery ©
Haghartsin Monastery

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