15 days in Armenia Itinerary

15 days in Armenia Itinerary

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15 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly + Drive:  11​h
1
Vagharshapat
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Alaverdi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Sevan
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Yerevan
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Stockholm

3
nights
Vagharshapat

Vagharshapat ©
Appreciate the collections at Sardarapat Memorial and Echmiadzin Historical & Ethnographic Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Echmiadzin Monastery and National Museum of Armenian Ethnography and History of the Liberation Struggle. Change things up with these side-trips from Vagharshapat: Byurakan (Amberd Fortress & Vahramashen Church).

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Vagharshapat trip planner .

Stockholm, Sweden to Vagharshapat is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Stockholm to Vagharshapat. While traveling from Stockholm, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Vagharshapat, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Alaverdi.

Things to do in Vagharshapat

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Byurakan, Araks, Metsamor Historical-Archaeological Museum-Reserve
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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), get engrossed in the history at Mikoyan Brothers Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Sanahin, don't miss a visit to Sanahin Bridge, then pause for some serene contemplation at Akhtala Monastery, and finally steep yourself in history at Haghpatavank. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at House Museum of Stepan Shahumyan, then take an in-depth tour of Hovhannes Tumanyan House Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Odzun Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ardvi Monastery.

To find out how to plan a trip to Alaverdi, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Vagharshapat to Alaverdi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. The time zone changes from Armenia Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Vagharshapat in June; daily highs in Alaverdi reach 28°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sevan.

Things to do in Alaverdi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ardvi Monastery, House Museum of Stepan Shahumyan, Hovhannes Tumanyan House-Museum, Akhtala Monastery
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Monastery of Sanahin ©
Monastery of Sanahin
Mikoyan Brothers Museum ©
Mikoyan Brothers Museum
House Museum of Stepan Shahumyan ©
House Museum of Stepan Shahumyan

4
nights
Sevan

Sevan ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hayravank Monastery and Monastery Sevanavank. Let the collections at Lori-Pambak Geological Museum of Vanadzor and Soviet Government Rest House capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sevan: Dilijan (The Geological Museum and Art Gallery of Dilijan, Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino, & more), Vanadzor Museum of Fine Arts (in Vanadzor) and Noratus Cemetery (in Noratus).

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sevan trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Alaverdi to Sevan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Alaverdi to Sevan. In June, Sevan is a bit warmer than Alaverdi - with highs of 36°C and lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Sevan

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Dilijan, Tsakhkadzor, Vanadzor, Gosh, Noratus Cemetery
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Vanadzor Museum of Fine Arts ©
Vanadzor Museum of Fine Arts
Memorial Museum of Orbeli Brothers ©
Memorial Museum of Orbeli Brothers

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mariam Ghazarian - Private Tours as well as Wine & Grapes Spa. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parajanov Museum and Yerevan Brandy Factory. Cafesjian Center for the Arts and Yerevan History Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yerevan: Areni (St. Astvatsatsin Church & Noravank Monastery). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Megerian Carpet Museum, make a trip to House Museum of Martiros Saryan, admire the natural beauty at Armenian Genocide Museum, and contemplate the long history of Zoravor S. Astvatsatsin Church.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Yerevan journey website .

Drive from Sevan to Yerevan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Yerevan, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Museums Tours Spas

Side Trip

Areni
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Cafesjian Center for the Arts ©
Cafesjian Center for the Arts
Megerian Carpet Museum ©
Megerian Carpet Museum

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