21 days in Armenia Itinerary

21 days in Armenia Itinerary

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21 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Drive:  23​h
1
Dilijan
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Areni
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Sisian
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Tatev
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Yerevan
— 8 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Los Angeles

3
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 find plenty of places to visit near Dilijan: Tsakhkadzor (Royale Entertainment Center & Kecharis Monastery), Monastery Sevanavank (in Sevan) and Hayravank Monastery (in Hayravank). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Haghartsin Monastery, walk around Stepanavan Sochut Dendropark, don't miss a visit to Goshavank Monastery, and get engrossed in the history at Hovhannes Tumanyan House Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Dilijan journey site .

Los Angeles, USA to Dilijan is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 12 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Dilijan. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Dilijan, with highs around 94°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Areni.

Things to do in Dilijan

Historic Sites Parks Casinos

Side Trips

Stepanavan, Tsakhkadzor, Hnevank Monastery, Goshavank Monastery, Monastery Sevanavank
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Haghartsin Monastery ©
Haghartsin Monastery
Monastery Sevanavank ©
Monastery Sevanavank
Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery

4
nights
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Areni: Khor Virap (in Lusarat), Tsakhats Kar Monastery (in Yeghegis) and Jermuk Waterfall (in Jermuk). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Monastery of Geghard, take in breathtaking views at Garni Gorge, see the interesting displays at Gladzor University Historical-Cultural Museum-Reservation, and steep yourself in history at Garni Temple.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Areni road trip site .

Getting from Dilijan to Areni by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sisian.

Things to do in Areni

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Garni, Yeghegnadzor, Jermuk Waterfall, The Monastery of Geghard, Khor Virap
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The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Garni Temple ©
Garni Temple
Khor Virap ©
Khor Virap

2
nights
Sisian

Sisian ©
Sisian, is a town in the southern Syunik Province of Armenia. On the 23rd (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Ughtassar Petroglyphs, admire the sheer force of Shaki Waterfall, explore the ancient world of Aghitu Memorial, then delve into the distant past at Zorats Karer, and finally explore the ancient world of Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge). On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Spandaryan Water Reservoir, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Garabed in Tolors, then take in the views from Melik Tangi Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Vorotnavank Monastery.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Sisian online trip maker .

You can drive from Areni to Sisian in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Tatev.

Things to do in Sisian

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Vorotan, Spandaryan Water Reservoir, Church of St. Garabed in Tolors, Ughtassar Petroglyphs
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Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge) ©
Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge)
Vorotnavank Monastery ©
Vorotnavank Monastery
Ughtassar Petroglyphs ©
Ughtassar Petroglyphs

2
nights
Tatev

Tatev
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Khustup, then get great views at Wings of Tatev, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tatev Monastery. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings, then take in the dramatic natural features at Goris Rock Forest, and then examine the collection at Museum of Axel Bakounts.

Planning Tatev trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Sisian to Tatev takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Tatev

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Goris, Wings of Tatev, Khustup
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Goris Rock Forest
Goris Rock Forest
Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Wings of Tatev ©
Wings of Tatev

8
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.
Step out of Yerevan with an excursion to Yeghvard Church in Yeghvard--about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, see the interesting displays at History Museum of Armenia, browse the exhibits of Armenian Genocide Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Mosque (Persian Mosque).

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Yerevan trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Tatev to Yerevan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daytime highs in Yerevan are 94°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Tours Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Yeghvard Church
Highlights from your plan
Republic Square ©
Republic Square
Walking tours

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