33 days in Armenia Itinerary

33 days in Armenia Itinerary

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33 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Gyumri
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Dilijan
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Geghhovit
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Tatev
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Areni
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Yerevan
— 12 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
End: Jerusalem

4
nights
Gyumri

Gyumri ©
Gyumri, the second largest city in Armenia, survived a turbulent history and a devastating earthquake in 1988.
Step out of Gyumri with an excursion to Lmbatavank Church in Artik--about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Aragats, admire the masterpieces at The Gallery of Mariam and Eranuhi Aslamazyan Sisters, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Arpi, and get in on the family fun at Gyumri's Central Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Gyumri tour planning app .

Jerusalem, Israel to Gyumri is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jerusalem to Gyumri is 1 hour. Traveling from Jerusalem in April, things will get much colder in Gyumri: highs are around 17°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dilijan.

Things to do in Gyumri

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Shirak Province, Mount Aragats, Lmbatavank Church, Marmashen Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Mount Aragats ©
Mount Aragats
Lake Arpi ©
Lake Arpi
Mother Armenia ©
Mother Armenia

5
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Dilijan National Park and Hayravank Monastery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dilijan: Monastery Sevanavank (in Sevan), Lake Sevan (in Lake Sevan) and Saint Sargis Chapel (in Gosh). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Lastiver Cave, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jukhtakvank Monastery, and take an unorthodox tour of Matosavank Monastery.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Dilijan route planner.

You can drive from Gyumri to Dilijan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Gyumri to Dilijan, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Gyumri in April: high temperatures in Dilijan hover around 23°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Geghhovit.

Things to do in Dilijan

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gosh, Monastery Sevanavank, Lori-Pambak Geological Museum of Vanadzor, Anapat Cave, Lastiver Cave
Highlights from your plan
Dilijan National Park ©
Dilijan National Park
Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery
Dzoraget River ©
Dzoraget River

3
nights
Geghhovit

Geghhovit ©
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass) and Khosrov Forest State Reserve. Explore Geghhovit's surroundings by going to Selim Caravanserai (in Aghnjadzor), Arates Monastery (in Hermon) and Smbataberd Fortress (in Yeghegis).

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Geghhovit day trip site .

You can drive from Dilijan to Geghhovit in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tatev.

Things to do in Geghhovit

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Odzaberd Fortress, Arates Monastery, Khosrov Forest State Reserve, Selim Caravanserai, Armaghan Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass) ©
Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass)
Armaghan Mountain ©
Armaghan Mountain
Khosrov Forest State Reserve ©
Khosrov Forest State Reserve

4
nights
Tatev

Tatev
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tatev: Spandaryan Water Reservoir (in Tsghuk), Sisian (Shaki Waterfall & Zorats Karer) and Goris (Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings, Goris Rock Forest, & more).

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Tatev trip app .

You can drive from Geghhovit to Tatev in 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Areni.

Things to do in Tatev

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Goris, Sisian, Syunik Province, Vorotnavank Monastery, Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Goris Rock Forest
Goris Rock Forest
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Ughtassar Petroglyphs ©
Ughtassar Petroglyphs

4
nights
Areni

Areni
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Areni: Jermuk (Arpa River, Dolphin Lake, & more), Vernashen (Tanahati Monastery & Gladzor University Historical-Cultural Museum-Reservation) and Yeghegnadzor (Old Bridge Winery & Vayots Dzor History Museum). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Noravank Monastery, take in breathtaking views at Noravank Gorge, stroll the grounds of Yeghegis Jewish Cemetery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tsakhats Kar Monastery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Areni online trip planner .

You can drive from Tatev to Areni in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Areni

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jermuk, Yeghegnadzor, Vernashen, Yeghegis, Surp Sion Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Jermuk Waterfall
Jermuk Waterfall
Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge
Dolphin Lake ©
Dolphin Lake

12
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.
Kids will enjoy Yerevan Zoo and Jambo Exotic Park & Restaurant. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yerevan: Vagharshapat (Shoghakat Church & Echmiadzin Monastery), Garni (Garni Temple, Charent's Arch, & more) and The Monastery of Geghard (in Geghard). Dedicate the 6th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, take in nature's colorful creations at Armenian Genocide Museum, don't miss a visit to Yerevan Cascade, and delve into the distant past at Khor Virap.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Yerevan trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Areni to Yerevan in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Yerevan are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Garni, Vagharshapat, Jambo Exotic Park & Restaurant, Kari Lake, Hovhannavank Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Garni Gorge ©
Garni Gorge
Caucasus Mountains ©
Caucasus Mountains

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