15 days in Armenia Itinerary

15 days in Armenia Itinerary

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15 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  10​h
1
Yerevan
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Dilijan
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Alaverdi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Gyumri
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h
End: Stockholm

5
nights
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.
Do your shopping at Dalan Art Gallery and Eduard Isabekyan Gallery Yerevan. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Monastery of Geghard and Zvartnots Temple. Step out of Yerevan with an excursion to Khor Virap in Lusarat--about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Cafesjian Center for the Arts, examine the collection at Ervand Kochar Museum, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Gayane Church.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Yerevan day trip planner .

Stockholm, Sweden to Yerevan is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Yerevan is 3 hours. When traveling from Stockholm in June, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Yerevan: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dilijan.

Things to do in Yerevan

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, The Monastery of Geghard, Khor Virap, Charent's Arch
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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.
Popular historic sites such as Noratus Cemetery and Goshavank Monastery are in your itinerary. Kecharis Monastery and Matosavank Monastery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Dilijan with a short trip to Hayravank Monastery in Hayravank, about 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Dilijan National Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haghartsin Monastery, don't miss a visit to Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino, and explore the world behind art at The Geological Museum and Art Gallery of Dilijan.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Dilijan trip tool .

You can drive from Yerevan to Dilijan in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. June in Dilijan sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Alaverdi.

Things to do in Dilijan

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hayravank Monastery, Noratus Cemetery, Goshavank Monastery, Kecharis Monastery
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Kecharis Monastery ©
Kecharis Monastery
Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery
Noratus Cemetery ©
Noratus Cemetery

3
nights
Alaverdi

Alaverdi ©
Alaverdi, is a town in the Lori Province at the northeastern part of Armenia, near the border with Georgia. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Akhtala Monastery and Odzun Church. Step off the beaten path and head to Haghpat Monastery and Mikoyan Brothers Museum. Explore Alaverdi's surroundings by going to Kobayr Monastery (in Dsegh), Church of St. Nicholas (in Amrakits) and Khuchapi Monastery (in Jiliza). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Sanahin, pause for some serene contemplation at Horomayri Monastery, snap pictures at Sanahin Bridge, and step into the grandiose world of Kayan Fortress.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Alaverdi travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dilijan to Alaverdi in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Armenia Time to Eastern European Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Dilijan in June, with highs in Alaverdi at 28°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Gyumri.

Things to do in Alaverdi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Akhtala Monastery, Khuchapi Monastery, Church of St. Nicholas, Haghpat Monastery, Kobayr Monastery
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Haghpat Monastery ©
Haghpat Monastery
Akhtala Monastery ©
Akhtala Monastery
Odzun Church ©
Odzun Church

3
nights
Gyumri

Gyumri ©
Gyumri, the second largest city in Armenia, survived a turbulent history and a devastating earthquake in 1988.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Shiraz House Museum, get engrossed in the history at Isahakyan House Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of National Architecture and Urban Life, and finally examine the collection at Antique Art Salon. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Aragats, view the masterpieces at The Gallery of Mariam and Eranuhi Aslamazyan Sisters, then steep yourself in history at Mother Armenia, and finally step into the grandiose world of Black Fortress.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Gyumri attractions planning website .

Drive from Alaverdi to Gyumri in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Gyumri, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 11°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 15th (Mon).

Things to do in Gyumri

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Mount Aragats
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Mount Aragats ©
Mount Aragats
Black Fortress ©
Black Fortress

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