15 days in Western Asia Itinerary

15 days in Western Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Armenia trip maker

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Fly to Zvartnots International Airport, Drive to Sevan
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Sevan
— 3 nights
Drive
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Alaverdi
— 1 night
Drive
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Areni
— 4 nights
Drive
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Yerevan
— 6 nights
Fly

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Sevan

— 3 nights
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hayravank Monastery and Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sevan: Noratus Cemetery (in Noratus), Dilijan (Haghartsin Monastery, Sharambeyan Street, &more) and Goshavank Monastery (in Gosh).

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sevan trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Sevan is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Sevan is 3 hours. Traveling from Stockholm in June, expect nights in Sevan to be somewhat warmer, around 18°C, while days are much hotter, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Alaverdi.

Things to do in Sevan

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Alaverdi

— 1 night
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 5th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Mikoyan Brothers Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Sanahin, then delve into the distant past at Kayan Fortress, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Odzun Church.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Alaverdi online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sevan to Alaverdi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Armenia Standard Time (AMT) to Turkey Time (TRT) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sevan in June: high temperatures in Alaverdi hover around 28°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Areni.

Things to do in Alaverdi

Historic Sites · Museums

Areni

— 4 nights
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge) and Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings. Change things up with these side-trips from Areni: Jermuk Waterfall (in Jermuk), Shaki Waterfall (in Sisian) and Vorotnavank Monastery (in Vorotan). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Noravank Monastery, explore the stunning scenery at Noravank Gorge, explore the fascinating underground world of T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave, and take in the dramatic natural features at Goris Rock Forest.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Areni day trip website.

Drive from Alaverdi to Areni in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Alaverdi to Areni, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Areni

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Yerevan

— 6 nights

Pink City

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 Yerevan Free Walking Tour. Step off the beaten path and head to Charles Aznavour Square and Echmiadzin Monastery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Yerevan: The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots (in Vagharshapat), The Monastery of Geghard (in Geghard) and Garni Temple (in Garni). There's still lots to do: walk around Lovers' Park, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Hripsime Church, don't miss a visit to Cafesjian Center for the Arts, and see the interesting displays at Megerian Carpet Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Yerevan road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Areni to Yerevan takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips