15 days in Armenia Itinerary

15 days in Armenia Itinerary

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15 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
Vagharshapat
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Jermuk
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Halidzor
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Alaverdi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Dilijan
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Garni
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
Vagharshapat

Vagharshapat ©
Explore hidden gems such as Echmiadzin Monastery and Saint Hripsime Church. Explore Vagharshapat's surroundings by going to Yerevan (Charles Aznavour Square, Dalan Art Gallery, & more).

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Vagharshapat online trip itinerary maker .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Vagharshapat is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Vagharshapat. Traveling from Tel Aviv in July, expect nights in Vagharshapat to be slightly colder, around 23°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 40°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Jermuk.

Things to do in Vagharshapat

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yerevan
Highlights from your plan
Lovers' Park ©
Lovers' Park
Charles Aznavour Square ©
Charles Aznavour Square

2
nights
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 5th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Martiros Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Tanahati Monastery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tanahati Karmir Monastery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Arkazi S. Khach, then pause for some photo ops at Jermuk Deer Monument, and finally admire the sheer force of Jermuk Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: take in the natural beauty of Hot Springs, pause for some serene contemplation at Arates Monastery, learn about winemaking at Old Bridge Winery, then Head underground at T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gndevank Monastery.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Jermuk trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Vagharshapat to Jermuk takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Halidzor.

Things to do in Jermuk

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Vernashen, Old Bridge Winery, Martiros Church, Arates Monastery, T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave
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Jermuk Waterfall
Jermuk Waterfall
Gndevank Monastery ©
Gndevank Monastery
T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave ©
T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave

2
nights
Halidzor

Halidzor ©
Halidzor, is a village in the Syunik Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Sisavank St John Church, take in the dramatic scenery at Shaki Waterfall, delve into the distant past at Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge), explore the historical opulence of Vorotnaberd Fortress, then take some stellar pictures from Wings of Tatev, and finally explore the ancient world of Bgheno-Noravank Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Zorats Karer, then make a trip to Vorotnavank Monastery, then walk around Vazgen Sargsyan Central Park, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Khustup.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Halidzor online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Jermuk to Halidzor takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Alaverdi.

Things to do in Halidzor

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sisian, Kapan, Vorotan, Bgheno-Noravank Monastery
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Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge) ©
Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge)
Shaki Waterfall
Shaki Waterfall
Khustup ©
Khustup

2
nights
Alaverdi

Alaverdi ©
Alaverdi, is a town in the Lori Province at the northeastern part of Armenia, near the border with Georgia. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Great Patriotic War Memorial, pause for some serene contemplation at Akhtala Monastery, make a trip to Sanahin Bridge, then pause for some serene contemplation at Odzun Church, then take an in-depth tour of Mikoyan Brothers Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Sanahin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Dzoraget River, Head underground at Communist Caves, snap pictures at Yaghdan Bridge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kobayr Monastery, and finally delve into the distant past at The Monastery of Bardzrakash St. Gregory.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Alaverdi trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Halidzor to Alaverdi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Armenia Time to Eastern European Time is minus 1 hour. In July in Alaverdi, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Dilijan.

Things to do in Alaverdi

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dsegh, Stepanavan, Akhtala Monastery, Yaghdan Bridge, Great Patriotic War Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Monastery of Sanahin ©
Monastery of Sanahin
Odzun Church ©
Odzun Church
Akhtala Monastery ©
Akhtala Monastery

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Haghartsin Monastery and Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino. Change things up with these side-trips from Dilijan: Monastery Sevanavank (in Sevan), Noratus (Noratus Cemetery & St. Grigor (Doputs Monastery)) and Hayravank Monastery (in Hayravank). Make the 13th (Sat) an awe-inspiring day at Dilijan National Park. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kecharis Monastery, don't miss a visit to Sharambeyan Street, see the interesting displays at Museum of Folk Art (Sharambeyan Centre of Popular Creation in Dilijan), and push the limits with an extreme tour.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Dilijan trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Alaverdi to Dilijan by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Armenia Time (AMT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Alaverdi in July, expect Dilijan to be somewhat warmer, temps between 40°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Garni.

Things to do in Dilijan

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Noratus, Hayravank Monastery, Monastery Sevanavank, Goshavank Monastery, Kecharis Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Dilijan National Park ©
Dilijan National Park
Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery

2
nights
Garni

Garni ©
Garni, is a major village in the Kotayk Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): get the lay of the land with Walking tours. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Amenaprkich Church, explore the striking landscape at Basaltic Organ, then explore the stunning scenery at Garni Gorge, then make a trip to Charent's Arch, and finally explore the activities along Azat Reservoir.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Garni tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Dilijan to Garni takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in July, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Garni

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trip

Yerevan
Highlights from your plan
Garni Gorge ©
Garni Gorge
Basaltic Organ ©
Basaltic Organ
Charent's Arch ©
Charent's Arch

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