18 days in Armenia Itinerary

18 days in Armenia Itinerary

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18 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Geghard
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Goris
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Byurakan
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Dilijan
— 4 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Ahmedabad

2
nights
Geghard

Geghard ©
The tiny Armenian village of Geghard draws in many visitors who flock to admire the medieval Geghard monastery, a World Heritage Site.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Monastery of Geghard and Kakavaberd Fortress. Get in touch with nature at Garni Gorge and Basaltic Organ. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Geghard: Khor Virap (in Lusarat), Tushpa Wine Cellar (in Taperakan) and Charent's Arch (in Garni). There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Garni Temple.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Geghard driving holiday planner .

Ahmedabad, India to Geghard is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ahmedabad to Geghard. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Ahmedabad in November; daily highs in Geghard reach 14°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Goris.

Things to do in Geghard

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Garni, Ararat Province
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The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Garni Temple ©
Garni Temple
Khor Virap ©
Khor Virap

4
nights
Goris

Goris
Goris, is a town in the southern Syunik Province of Armenia. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings and Tatev Monastery. Get in touch with nature at Jermuk Waterfall and Goris Rock Forest. Venture out of the city with trips to Church of St. Garabed in Tolors (in Tolors), Vorotnavank Monastery (in Vorotan) and Spandaryan Water Reservoir (in Tsghuk). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge), get great views at Wings of Tatev, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Gregory The Illuminator Church of Goris, and make a trip to Old Khndzoresk.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Goris trip planning app .

You can drive from Geghard to Goris in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Byurakan.

Things to do in Goris

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wings of Tatev, Khndzoresk Swinging Bridge, Old Khndzoresk, Spandaryan Water Reservoir, Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge)
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Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge) ©
Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge)

5
nights
Byurakan

Byurakan
Byurakan, is a major village in the Aragatsotn Province of Armenia, located on the slope of Mount Aragats. Get a sense of the local culture at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts and Armenian Genocide Museum. Appreciate the collections at History Museum of Armenia and Parajanov Museum. Explore Byurakan's surroundings by going to Yerevan (Vernissage Market, Northern Avenue Pedestrian Street, & more). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Aragats and explore the historical opulence of Amberd Fortress.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Byurakan tour planner.

Drive from Goris to Byurakan in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Dilijan.

Things to do in Byurakan

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Yerevan, Mount Aragats
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Armenian Genocide Museum
Armenian Genocide Museum
History Museum of Armenia ©
History Museum of Armenia

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.
Visiting Dilijan National Park and Lake Sevan will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Haghartsin Monastery and Noratus Cemetery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dilijan: Lori Castle (in Stepanavan), Hayravank Monastery (in Hayravank) and Church of St. Nicholas (in Amrakits). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Parz, don't miss a visit to Goshavank Monastery, try to win big at Parisian Casino, and pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Dilijan journey builder app .

Getting from Byurakan to Dilijan by car takes about 2 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dilijan

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Noratus Cemetery, Goshavank Monastery, Hayravank Monastery, Parisian Casino, Church of St. Nicholas
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Haghartsin Monastery ©
Haghartsin Monastery
Goshavank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery
Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery

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