7 days in Armenia Itinerary

7 days in Armenia Itinerary

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7 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Yerevan
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Ararat Province
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Kapan
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Sevan
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Vanadzor
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Gyumri
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Paris

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Republic Square, then take in nature's colorful creations at Armenian Genocide Museum, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Yerevan route maker .

Paris, France to Yerevan is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Armenia Time (AMT), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Paris in May, you will find days in Yerevan are somewhat warmer (29°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ararat Province.

Things to do in Yerevan

Tours Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Republic Square ©
Republic Square
Armenian Genocide Museum
Armenian Genocide Museum
Wine Tours & Tastings

1
night
Ararat Province

Ararat Province ©
Ararat, is a province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Khosrov Forest State Reserve and then explore the ancient world of Khor Virap.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ararat Province online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Yerevan to Ararat Province takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Ararat Province can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kapan.

Things to do in Ararat Province

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Khosrov Forest State Reserve ©
Khosrov Forest State Reserve
Khor Virap ©
Khor Virap

1
night
Kapan

Kapan ©
Kapan, is a town in southeast Armenia and the capital of the Syunik Province. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Khustup, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vahanavank Monastery, then step into the grandiose world of Halidzor Fortress, and finally take an in-depth tour of Kapan History Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kapan travel route planning app .

You can drive from Ararat Province to Kapan in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sevan.

Things to do in Kapan

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Khustup ©
Khustup
Vahanavank Monastery ©
Vahanavank Monastery
Halidzor Fortress ©
Halidzor Fortress

1
night
Sevan

Sevan ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): kick back and relax at Hayravank Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kecharis Monastery, and then don't miss a visit to Monastery Sevanavank.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sevan online holiday planner .

You can drive from Kapan to Sevan in 4.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Sevan can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Vanadzor.

Things to do in Sevan

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kecharis Monastery, Hayravank Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery
Monastery Sevanavank ©
Monastery Sevanavank
Kecharis Monastery ©
Kecharis Monastery

few
hours
Vanadzor

Vanadzor
Vanadzor, is the third-largest city in Armenia and the capital of the Lori Province in the northern part of the country. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): learn more about the world around you at Lori-Pambak Geological Museum of Vanadzor.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Vanadzor trip planner .

You can drive from Sevan to Vanadzor in 1.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sevan to Vanadzor due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sevan in May, with highs in Vanadzor at 22°C and lows at 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Gyumri.

Things to do in Vanadzor

Museums Childrens Museums

2
nights
Gyumri

Gyumri ©
Gyumri, the second largest city in Armenia, survived a turbulent history and a devastating earthquake in 1988.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Mother Armenia, take an in-depth tour of Museum of National Architecture and Urban Life, admire the masterpieces at The Gallery of Mariam and Eranuhi Aslamazyan Sisters, see the interesting displays at Shiraz House Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Isahakyan House Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Mher Mkrtchyan Museum.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Gyumri trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from Vanadzor to Gyumri in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Gyumri are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gyumri

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Marmashen Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Mother Armenia ©
Mother Armenia
Marmashen Monastery ©
Marmashen Monastery

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