7 days in Armenia Itinerary

7 days in Armenia Itinerary

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7 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
1
Areni
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Goris
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Yerevan
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Cairo

1
day
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave, take in the spiritual surroundings of Noravank Monastery, then take in breathtaking views at Noravank Gorge, then learn about winemaking at Hin Areni Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Areni Wine Factory.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Areni trip itinerary planning website .

Cairo, Egypt to Areni is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Cairo to Areni due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Goris.

Things to do in Areni

Parks Nature Wineries
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Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge
Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Areni Wine Factory ©
Areni Wine Factory

1
night
Goris

Goris
Goris, is a town in the southern Syunik Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Goris Rock Forest, examine the collection at Museum of Axel Bakounts, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Goris trip planner.

Getting from Areni to Goris by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Goris

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Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Goris Rock Forest
Goris Rock Forest

4
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.
Head to Vernissage Market and Albert & Tove Boyajian Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Appreciate the collections at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts and History Museum of Armenia. Explore Yerevan's surroundings by going to Khor Virap (in Lusarat), Tushpa Wine Cellar (in Taperakan) and The Monastery of Geghard (in Geghard). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Armenian Genocide Museum, meet the residents at Yerevan Zoo, see the interesting displays at Parajanov Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with Northern Avenue Pedestrian Street.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Yerevan road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Goris to Yerevan takes 3.5 hours. In December in Yerevan, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

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

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