14 days in Armenia Itinerary

14 days in Armenia Itinerary

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14 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Dilijan
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Areni
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Tatev
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Yerevan
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Cairo

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Dilijan side-trips: Monastery Sevanavank (in Sevan), Hnevank Monastery (in Kurtan) and Tsakhkadzor (Kecharis Monastery & Wine Store Tsaghkadzor). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Haghartsin Monastery, make a trip to Goshavank Monastery, explore the striking landscape of Dilijan National Park, and get outside with Lastiver Cave.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Dilijan trip itinerary builder .

Cairo, Egypt to Dilijan is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Armenia Time (AMT) is 2 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Cairo in November; daily highs in Dilijan reach 14°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Areni.

Things to do in Dilijan

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tsakhkadzor, Ijevan, Monastery Sevanavank, Hnevank Monastery, Goshavank Monastery
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Dilijan National Park ©
Dilijan National Park
Monastery Sevanavank ©
Monastery Sevanavank
Haghartsin Monastery ©
Haghartsin Monastery

2
nights
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. On the 2nd (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tsakhats Kar Monastery, look for all kinds of wild species at Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass), then take in breathtaking views at Noravank Gorge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Noravank Monastery. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Zorats Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tanahati Monastery, examine the collection at Gladzor University Historical-Cultural Museum-Reservation, then learn about winemaking at Old Bridge Winery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Astvatsatsin Church.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Areni trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Dilijan to Areni takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tatev.

Things to do in Areni

Historic Sites Parks Wineries

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Tatev

Tatev
On the 4th (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Khustup, then get great views at Wings of Tatev, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tatev Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Zorats Karer and then take in the dramatic natural features at Goris Rock Forest.

Make your Tatev itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Areni to Tatev in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Tatev

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wings of Tatev, Khustup, Zorats Karer, Goris Rock Forest
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Goris Rock Forest
Goris Rock Forest
Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Wings of Tatev ©
Wings of Tatev

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Garni Temple (in Garni), Khor Virap (in Lusarat) and Echmiadzin Monastery (in Vagharshapat). The adventure continues: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, don't miss a visit to Republic Square, explore the ancient world of Amberd Fortress, and hunt for treasures at Vernissage Market.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Yerevan trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tatev to Yerevan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. December in Yerevan sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

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

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