15 days in Armenia Itinerary

15 days in Armenia Itinerary

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15 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly + Drive:  14​h 30​min
1
Alaverdi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Areni
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Goris
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Yerevan
— 7 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Stockholm

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 2nd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kobayr Monastery and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Odzun Church. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Mikoyan Brothers Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Akhtala Monastery, then explore the ancient world of Haghpat Monastery, and finally get engrossed in the history at House Museum of Stepan Shahumyan.

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Stockholm, Sweden to Alaverdi is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Stockholm in June, expect nights in Alaverdi to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Areni.

Things to do in Alaverdi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Kobayr Monastery, House Museum of Stepan Shahumyan, Haghpat Monastery, Akhtala Monastery
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Odzun Church ©
Odzun Church
Akhtala Monastery ©
Akhtala Monastery
Haghpat Monastery ©
Haghpat Monastery

3
nights
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Get some cultural insight at Noravank Monastery and Gndevank Monastery. Get some historical perspective at Tsakhats Kar Monastery and St. Astvatsatsin Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Areni: Gladzor University Historical-Cultural Museum-Reservation (in Vernashen), Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass) (in Geghhovit) and Jermuk Waterfall (in Jermuk). Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Noravank Gorge, do a tasting at Areni Wine Factory, and explore the ancient world of Smbataberd Fortress.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Areni journey tool .

You can drive from Alaverdi to Areni in 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 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Goris.

Things to do in Areni

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Jermuk, Yeghegis, Old Bridge Winery, Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass), Gladzor University Historical-Cultural Museum-Reservation
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Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Jermuk Waterfall
Jermuk Waterfall
Gndevank Monastery ©
Gndevank Monastery

2
nights
Goris

Goris ©
Goris, is a town in the southern Syunik Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Zorats Karer, then delve into the distant past at Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge), then take in the dramatic scenery at Shaki Waterfall, and finally make a trip to Old Khndzoresk. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings, stop by Goris Crochet, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tatev Monastery.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Goris driving holiday tool .

Traveling by car from Areni to Goris takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Goris

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Sisian, Tatev Monastery, Old Khndzoresk
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Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge) ©
Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge)
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery

7
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.
Get outdoors at Hayravank Monastery and Nature & Wildlife Tours. For shopping fun, head to Dalan Art Gallery or Vernissage Market. Get out of town with these interesting Yerevan side-trips: The Monastery of Geghard (in Geghard), Garni Temple (in Garni) and Khor Virap (in Lusarat). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kecharis Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and see the interesting displays at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Yerevan trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Goris to Yerevan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daytime highs in Yerevan are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, Museum of Folk Art (Sharambeyan Centre of Popular Creation in Dilijan), Ashtarak Bridge, The Monastery of Geghard, Kecharis Monastery
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Garni Temple ©
Garni Temple
Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery
Noratus Cemetery ©
Noratus Cemetery

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