15 days in Armenia Itinerary

15 days in Armenia Itinerary

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15 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly + Drive:  12​h
1
Sevan
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Alaverdi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Areni
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Yerevan
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Stockholm

3
nights
Sevan

Sevan
Visit Haghartsin Monastery and Goshavank Monastery for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Noratus Cemetery and Odzaberd Fortress. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sevan: Vanadzor Museum of Fine Arts (in Vanadzor), St. Grigor (Doputs Monastery) (in Noratus) and The Geological Museum and Art Gallery of Dilijan (in Dilijan).

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Sevan route builder .

Stockholm, Sweden to Sevan is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Armenia Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. When traveling from Stockholm in June, plan for much warmer days in Sevan, with highs around 36°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Alaverdi.

Things to do in Sevan

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Noratus, Dilijan, Makravank Monastery, Hayravank Monastery, Odzaberd Fortress
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Goshavank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery
Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery
Noratus Cemetery ©
Noratus Cemetery

2
nights
Alaverdi

Alaverdi ©
Alaverdi, is a town in the Lori Province at the northeastern part of Armenia, near the border with Georgia. On the 5th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Sanahin, then delve into the distant past at Ardvi Monastery, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Khuchapi Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Mikoyan Brothers Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Odzun Church, steep yourself in history at Haghpatavank, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Akhtala Monastery, and finally delve into the distant past at Kayan Fortress.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Alaverdi trip itinerary maker tool .

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 Time to Eastern European Time is minus 1 hour. In June, Alaverdi is a bit cooler than Sevan - with highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Areni.

Things to do in Alaverdi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ardvi Monastery, Khuchapi Monastery, Akhtala Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Odzun Church ©
Odzun Church
Akhtala Monastery ©
Akhtala Monastery
Mikoyan Brothers Museum ©
Mikoyan Brothers Museum

4
nights
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Do some cultural sightseeing at Noravank Monastery and Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings. Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge) and St. Astvatsatsin Church will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Areni: Jermuk (Arpa River & Jermuk Waterfall), Shaki Waterfall (in Sisian) and Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass) (in Geghhovit). And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Noravank Gorge, do a tasting at Areni Wine Factory, explore the ancient world of Makenis Monastery, and explore the fascinating underground world of T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Areni online tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Alaverdi to Areni takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Alaverdi to Areni due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Yerevan.

Things to do in Areni

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jermuk, Sisian, Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass), Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings, Makenis Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge) ©

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.
Appreciate the collections at Yerevan Brandy Factory and Cafesjian Center for the Arts. Parajanov Museum and The Monastery of Geghard are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yerevan: Khor Virap (in Lusarat) and Khosrov Forest State Reserve (in Ararat). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots, pause for some serene contemplation at Zoravor S. Astvatsatsin Church, browse the exhibits of Eduard Isabekyan Gallery Yerevan, and get engrossed in the history at Yerevan History Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Yerevan day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Areni to Yerevan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, Ararat Province, The Monastery of Geghard
Highlights from your plan
The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Khor Virap ©
Khor Virap

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