53 days in Armenia Itinerary

53 days in Armenia Itinerary

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53 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Yerevan
— 12 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Lake Sevan
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Areni
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Tatev
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Dilijan
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Alaverdi
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Gyumri
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h
End: Mumbai

12
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Yerevan side-trips: Garni (Garni Temple, Charent's Arch, & more), Hovhannavank Monastery (in Ohanavan) and The Monastery of Geghard (in Geghard). Dedicate the 24th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 30th (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, make a trip to Yerevan Cascade, hunt for treasures at Vernissage Market, and pause for some photo ops at Victory Park and Statue of Mother Armenia.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Yerevan trip maker app .

Mumbai, India to Yerevan is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Armenia Time is minus 1 hour. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in December; daily highs in Yerevan reach 3°C and lows reach -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lake Sevan.

Things to do in Yerevan

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, Garni, Ararat Province, The Monastery of Geghard, Hovhannavank Monastery
Highlights from your plan
The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Republic Square ©
Republic Square

7
nights
Lake Sevan

Lake Sevan ©
A popular summer beach resort with an impressive medieval heritage, Lake Sevan offers relaxation spots combined with an in-depth introduction to the national culture.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lake Sevan: Odzaberd Fortress (in Tsovinar) and Makenis Monastery (in Makenis). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Monastery Sevanavank, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Jacob's Church, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Akhtamar at Lake Sevan, and take a peaceful walk through Tnjri (Platan Tree).

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lake Sevan travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Yerevan to Lake Sevan in 2 hours. On the 10th (Thu), you'll travel to Areni.

Things to do in Lake Sevan

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Makenis Monastery, St. Grigor (Doputs Monastery), Odzaberd Fortress
Highlights from your plan
Makenis Monastery ©
Makenis Monastery
Monastery Sevanavank ©
Monastery Sevanavank
Tnjri (Platan Tree) ©
Tnjri (Platan Tree)

6
nights
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Get out of town with these interesting Areni side-trips: Surp Sion Monastery (in Herher), Selim Caravanserai (in Aghnjadzor) and Jermuk (Gndevank Monastery, Arpa River, & more). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Noravank Monastery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Zorats Church, get engrossed in the history at Vayots Dzor History Museum, and learn about winemaking at Old Bridge Winery.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Areni trip tool .

Getting from Lake Sevan to Areni by car takes about 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Tatev.

Things to do in Areni

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Yeghegis, Jermuk, Yeghegnadzor, Vernashen, Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass)
Highlights from your plan
Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge
Old Bridge Winery ©
Old Bridge Winery

7
nights
Tatev

Tatev ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Tatev: Vorotan (Melik Tangi Bridge & Vorotnavank Monastery), Goris (Goris Crochet, Saint Gregory The Illuminator Church of Goris, & more) and Sisian (Shaki Waterfall, Zorats Karer, & more).

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Tatev fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Areni to Tatev by car takes about 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Dilijan.

Things to do in Tatev

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Goris, Sisian, Meghri, Kapan, Syunik Province
Highlights from your plan
Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Wings of Tatev ©
Wings of Tatev
Goris Rock Forest
Goris Rock Forest

7
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: Noratus Cemetery (in Noratus), Tsakhkadzor (Ski Resort Tsakhkadzor, Saint Harutyun Church, & more) and Hayravank Monastery (in Hayravank). Make the 27th (Sun) an awe-inspiring day at Dilijan National Park. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Goshavank Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haghartsin Monastery, steep yourself in history at Saint Sargis Chapel, and explore the activities along Lake Parz.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dilijan journey planner .

You can drive from Tatev to Dilijan in 4.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Dilijan are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Alaverdi.

Things to do in Dilijan

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tsakhkadzor, Gosh, Ijevan, Hayravank Monastery, Noratus Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery
Haghartsin Monastery ©
Haghartsin Monastery

6
nights
Alaverdi

Alaverdi ©
Alaverdi, is a town in the Lori Province at the northeastern part of Armenia, near the border with Georgia. Explore Alaverdi's surroundings by going to Kirants Monastery (in Acharkut), Dsegh (Kobayr Monastery, Hovhannes Tumanyan House Museum, & more) and Church of St. Nicholas (in Amrakits). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Sanahin, steep yourself in history at Khorakert Monastery, explore the ancient world of Lori Castle, and stroll through Stepanavan Sochut Dendropark.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Alaverdi road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Dilijan to Alaverdi in 1.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dilijan to Alaverdi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Dilijan in January: high temperatures in Alaverdi hover around -3°C and lows are around -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Gyumri.

Things to do in Alaverdi

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Stepanavan, Dsegh, Church of St. Nicholas, Khuchapi Monastery, Berdavan Fortress
Highlights from your plan
Monastery of Sanahin ©
Monastery of Sanahin
Akhtala Monastery ©
Akhtala Monastery
Odzun Church ©
Odzun Church

6
nights
Gyumri

Gyumri ©
Gyumri, the second largest city in Armenia, survived a turbulent history and a devastating earthquake in 1988.
Change things up with these side-trips from Gyumri: Mastara Church (in Mastara), Talin Cathedral (in Talin) and Arakelots Monastery (in Acharkut). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Aragats, take an in-depth tour of Isahakyan House Museum, find something for the whole family at Gyumri's Central Park, and admire the masterpieces at Mher Mkrtchyan Museum.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Gyumri trip simple and quick.

Drive from Alaverdi to Gyumri in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daytime highs in Gyumri are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gyumri

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Shirak Province, Arakelots Monastery, Mastara Church, Yereruyk Basilica, Mount Aragats
Highlights from your plan
Mother Armenia ©
Mother Armenia
Mount Aragats ©
Mount Aragats
Harichavank Monastery ©
Harichavank Monastery

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