15 days in Armenia Itinerary

15 days in Armenia Itinerary

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15 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Goris
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Jermuk
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Dilijan
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Alaverdi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Yerevan
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Ahmedabad

3
nights
Goris

Goris ©
Goris, is a town in the southern Syunik Province of Armenia. Discover out-of-the-way places like Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings and Ughtassar Petroglyphs. Explore Goris' surroundings by going to Vorotnavank Monastery (in Vorotan), St. Sargis Basilica Church (in Meghri) and Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge) (in Sisian). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Old Khndzoresk, delve into the distant past at Halidzor Fortress, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Gregory The Illuminator Church of Goris, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tatev Monastery.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Goris trip planner .

Ahmedabad, India to Goris is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ahmedabad to Goris. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Jermuk.

Things to do in Goris

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Syunik Province, Halidzor Fortress, Vorotnavank Monastery, St. Sargis Basilica Church, Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge)
Highlights from your plan
Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Old Khndzoresk ©
Old Khndzoresk

1
night
Jermuk

Jermuk
Known as the source of much of the country's mineral water, the mountain spa town of Jermuk in truth quenches visitors' thirsts for much more besides.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Jermuk Deer Monument, contemplate the waterfront views at Arpa River, then explore the activities along Dolphin Lake, then take in the dramatic scenery at Jermuk Waterfall, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Gndevank Monastery.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Jermuk holiday builder .

Traveling by car from Goris to Jermuk takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dilijan.

Things to do in Jermuk

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jermuk Waterfall
Jermuk Waterfall
Gndevank Monastery ©
Gndevank Monastery
Dolphin Lake ©
Dolphin Lake

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino and Makaravank Monastery. Venture out of the city with trips to Monastery Sevanavank (in Sevan), Tsakhkadzor (Saint Harutyun Church & Royale Entertainment Center) and Saint Sargis Chapel (in Gosh). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Noratus Cemetery, don't miss a visit to Goshavank Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haghartsin Monastery, and admire the masterpieces at The Geological Museum and Art Gallery of Dilijan.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Dilijan trip planner.

You can drive from Jermuk to Dilijan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In December in Dilijan, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Alaverdi.

Things to do in Dilijan

Historic Sites Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Gosh, Tsakhkadzor, Monastery Sevanavank, Noratus Cemetery, Makaravank Monastery
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Makaravank Monastery ©
Makaravank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery
Noratus Cemetery ©
Noratus Cemetery

1
night
Alaverdi

Alaverdi ©
Alaverdi, is a town in the Lori Province at the northeastern part of Armenia, near the border with Georgia. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Mikoyan Brothers Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Sanahin, take in the views from Sanahin Bridge, then pause for some serene contemplation at Odzun Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kobayr Monastery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Alaverdi online visit planner .

You can drive from Dilijan to Alaverdi in 1.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dilijan to Alaverdi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Dilijan in December; daily highs in Alaverdi reach -1°C and lows reach -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Yerevan.

Things to do in Alaverdi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kobayr Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Kobayr Monastery ©
Kobayr Monastery
Odzun Church ©
Odzun Church
Mikoyan Brothers Museum ©
Mikoyan Brothers Museum

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Echmiadzin Monastery and Lovers' Park. Go for a jaunt from Yerevan to Geghard to see The Monastery of Geghard about 58 minutes away. Dedicate the 13th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and make a trip to Charles Aznavour Square.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Yerevan travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Alaverdi to Yerevan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Armenia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Alaverdi in December: high temperatures in Yerevan hover around 3°C and lows are around -7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Tours Museums Spas

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, The Monastery of Geghard
Highlights from your plan
The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Charles Aznavour Square ©
Charles Aznavour Square
Wine Tours & Tastings

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