16 days in Armenia Itinerary

16 days in Armenia Itinerary

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16 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  10​h
1
Yerevan
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Dilijan
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Alaverdi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Gyumri
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h
End: Stockholm

5
nights
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 The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots and Hovhannavank Monastery. Get some cultural insight at The Monastery of Geghard and National Gallery of Armenia. Venture out of the city with trips to Tushpa Wine Cellar (in Taperakan) and Saghmosavank Monastery (in Artashavan). Next up on the itinerary: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the exciting artwork at Dalan Art Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Gayane Church, and examine the collection at Megerian Carpet Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Yerevan trip itinerary planner .

Stockholm, Sweden to Yerevan is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Stockholm to Yerevan, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stockholm in June, you will find days in Yerevan are much hotter (36°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (18°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Dilijan.

Things to do in Yerevan

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, The Monastery of Geghard, Hovhannavank Monastery, Saghmosavank Monastery, Master Levon's Divine Underground
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Hovhannavank Monastery ©
Hovhannavank Monastery

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Noratus Cemetery and Hayravank Monastery. Escape the urban bustle at Dilijan National Park and Lastiver Cave. Change things up with these side-trips from Dilijan: Kirants Monastery (in Acharkut) and Kecharis Monastery (in Tsakhkadzor). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goshavank Monastery, explore the galleries of Soviet Government Rest House, don't miss a visit to Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino, and delve into the distant past at Matosavank Monastery.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Dilijan online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Yerevan to Dilijan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Alaverdi.

Things to do in Dilijan

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hayravank Monastery, Kirants Monastery, Noratus Cemetery, Goshavank Monastery, Lastiver Cave
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Kecharis Monastery ©
Kecharis Monastery
Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery
Noratus Cemetery ©
Noratus Cemetery

3
nights
Alaverdi

Alaverdi ©
Alaverdi, is a town in the Lori Province at the northeastern part of Armenia, near the border with Georgia. Explore hidden gems such as Akhtala Monastery and Kobayr Monastery. Odzun Church and Haghpat Monastery will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Alaverdi: Church of St. Nicholas (in Amrakits) and Khuchapi Monastery (in Jiliza). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Mikoyan Brothers Museum, snap pictures at Sanahin Bridge, explore the ancient world of Horomayri Monastery, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Sanahin.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Alaverdi trip app .

Drive from Dilijan to Alaverdi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Armenia Time (AMT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Dilijan in June: high temperatures in Alaverdi hover around 28°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Gyumri.

Things to do in Alaverdi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Akhtala Monastery, Khuchapi Monastery, Church of St. Nicholas, Haghpat Monastery, Kobayr Monastery
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Haghpat Monastery ©
Haghpat Monastery
Akhtala Monastery ©
Akhtala Monastery
Odzun Church ©
Odzun Church

3
nights
Gyumri

Gyumri ©
Gyumri, the second largest city in Armenia, survived a turbulent history and a devastating earthquake in 1988.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Surp Astvatsatsin or Yot Verk (Seven Wounds) Church, examine the collection at Museum of National Architecture and Urban Life, then get engrossed in the history at Isahakyan House Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Shiraz House Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Black Fortress, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Aragats, and then step into the grandiose world of Gusanagyugh Fortress.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Gyumri itinerary builder site .

Getting from Alaverdi to Gyumri by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In June, daytime highs in Gyumri are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Gyumri

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Gusanagyugh Fortress, Mount Aragats
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Mount Aragats ©
Mount Aragats
Gusanagyugh Fortress ©
Gusanagyugh Fortress

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