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
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Alaverdi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Sevan
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Yerevan
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Stockholm

4
nights
Vagharshapat

Vagharshapat ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Echmiadzin Monastery and The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vagharshapat: Amberd Fortress (in Byurakan), Cathedral of Aruch (in Aruch) and Golden Grape Armas Estate (in Nor Yedesia).

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Vagharshapat route maker app .

Stockholm, Sweden to Vagharshapat is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Armenia Time (AMT) is 3 hours. When traveling from Stockholm in June, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Vagharshapat: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Alaverdi.

Things to do in Vagharshapat

Historic Sites Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Voskevaz, Golden Grape Armas Estate, Tukh Manuk Shrine, Ziarat Yazidi Temple, Amberd Fortress
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Amberd Fortress ©
Amberd Fortress
Voskevaz Winery ©
Voskevaz Winery
Echmiadzin Monastery ©
Echmiadzin Monastery

1
night
Alaverdi

Alaverdi ©
Alaverdi, is a town in the Lori Province at the northeastern part of Armenia, near the border with Georgia. On the 6th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Mikoyan Brothers Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Sanahin, then step into the grandiose world of Kayan Fortress, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Odzun Church.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Vagharshapat to Alaverdi. Expect little chillier 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
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Monastery of Sanahin ©
Monastery of Sanahin
Odzun Church ©
Odzun Church
Mikoyan Brothers Museum ©
Mikoyan Brothers Museum

3
nights
Sevan

Sevan ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hayravank Monastery and Goshavank Monastery. Explore Sevan's surroundings by going to Noratus Cemetery (in Noratus), Anapat Cave (in Yenokavan) and Dilijan (Haghartsin Monastery, Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino, & more).

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Sevan attractions planner.

You can drive from Alaverdi to Sevan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Alaverdi to Sevan is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Alaverdi in June, with highs in Sevan at 36°C and lows at 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Sevan

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dilijan, Kecharis Monastery, Goshavank Monastery, Anapat Cave, Hayravank Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery
Kecharis Monastery ©
Kecharis Monastery

6
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spas and Yerevan Brandy Factory. Get out of town with these interesting Yerevan side-trips: The Monastery of Geghard (in Geghard), Old Bridge Winery (in Yeghegnadzor) and Garni Temple (in Garni). There's lots more to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, see the interesting displays at Megerian Carpet Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Zoravor S. Astvatsatsin Church, and make a trip to Republic Square.

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

You can drive from Sevan to Yerevan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Yerevan are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Areni, Old Bridge Winery, The Monastery of Geghard, Garni Temple
Highlights from your plan
The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Spas
Old Bridge Winery ©
Old Bridge Winery

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