15 days in Armenia Itinerary

15 days in Armenia Itinerary

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15 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  10​h
1
Yerevan
— 9 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Goris
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Areni
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h
End: Stockholm

9
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Hayravank Monastery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yerevan: Kari Lake (in Byurakan), Kecharis Monastery (in Tsakhkadzor) and Garni (Garni Temple & Garni Gorge). Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Monastery of Geghard, see the interesting displays at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, and don't miss a visit to Echmiadzin Monastery.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Yerevan tour planner .

Stockholm, Sweden to Yerevan is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Stockholm to Yerevan. When traveling from Stockholm in June, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Yerevan: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Goris.

Things to do in Yerevan

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, Garni, Karmravor Church, Hayravank Monastery, Master Levon's Divine Underground
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The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kari Lake ©
Kari Lake

2
nights
Goris

Goris ©
Goris, is a town in the southern Syunik Province of Armenia. On the 11th (Thu), make a trip to Old Khndzoresk, then take in the dramatic scenery at Shaki Waterfall, then explore the ancient world of Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge), and finally delve into the distant past at Zorats Karer. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tatev Monastery, and then get great views at Wings of Tatev.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Goris travel planner .

You can drive from Yerevan to Goris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Areni.

Things to do in Goris

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Areni

Areni
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gndevank Monastery, take in the dramatic scenery at Jermuk Waterfall, then admire the landmark architecture of Selim Caravanserai, and finally identify plant and animal life at Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass). Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Astvatsatsin Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Noravank Monastery, then explore the fascinating underground world of T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave, and finally take in breathtaking views at Noravank Gorge.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Areni road trip website .

Getting from Goris to Areni by car takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Areni

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jermuk, Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass), Mozrov Cave, Selim Caravanserai
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Jermuk Waterfall
Jermuk Waterfall
Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass) ©
Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass)
Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge

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