7 days in Armenia Itinerary

7 days in Armenia Itinerary

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7 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Yerevan
1
Yerevan
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Dilijan
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Alaverdi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Gyumri
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Yerevan

1
night
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 29th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots, don't miss a visit to Echmiadzin Monastery, make a trip to Erebuni Town-Fortress, admire the striking features of Charles Aznavour Square, then appreciate the history behind Alexander Tamanyan Statue, and finally stroll around Lovers' Park. Keep things going the next day: sample the fine beverages at Noy Yerevan Brandy Factory, see the interesting displays at Megerian Carpet Museum, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Yerevan trip planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Yerevan. In March, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive to Dilijan.

Things to do in Yerevan

Tours Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Vagharshapat
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Food Tours
Lovers' Park ©
Lovers' Park
Charles Aznavour Square ©
Charles Aznavour Square

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): admire the masterpieces at The Geological Museum and Art Gallery of Dilijan, pause for some serene contemplation at Matosavank Monastery, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Jukhtakvank Monastery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Dilijan attractions website .

Traveling by car from Yerevan to Dilijan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Dilijan can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Alaverdi.

Things to do in Dilijan

Historic Sites Museums
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Matosavank Monastery ©
Matosavank Monastery
Jukhtakvank Monastery ©
Jukhtakvank Monastery

1
night
Alaverdi

Alaverdi ©
Alaverdi, is a town in the Lori Province at the northeastern part of Armenia, near the border with Georgia. For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Alaverdi trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Dilijan to Alaverdi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dilijan to Alaverdi. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dilijan in March: high temperatures in Alaverdi hover around 9°C and lows are around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Gyumri.

Things to do in Alaverdi

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Ardvi Monastery, Hovhannes Tumanyan House-Museum, Dzoraget River, Hnevank Monastery
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Dzoraget River ©
Dzoraget River
Hnevank Monastery ©
Hnevank Monastery
Ardvi Monastery ©
Ardvi Monastery

3
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 2nd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Antique Art Salon, get engrossed in the history at Shiraz House Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Surp Astvatsatsin or Yot Verk (Seven Wounds) Church, and finally get in on the family fun at Gyumri's Central Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Mastara Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Lmbatavank Church, then delve into the distant past at Harichavank Monastery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marmashen Monastery.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Gyumri trip app .

Traveling by car from Alaverdi to Gyumri takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Gyumri

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Mastara Church, Marmashen Monastery, Harichavank Monastery, Lmbatavank Church
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Harichavank Monastery ©
Harichavank Monastery
Gyumri Railway Station ©
Gyumri Railway Station
Isahakyan House Museum ©
Isahakyan House Museum

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