7 days in Armenia Itinerary

7 days in Armenia Itinerary

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7 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Tallinn
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Yerevan
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Goris
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Areni
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Dilijan
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Tallinn

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kecharis Monastery and Martiros Saryan House Museum. Explore Yerevan's surroundings by going to Garni Gorge (in Garni) and Echmiadzin Monastery (in Vagharshapat). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Armenia, examine the collection at Megerian Carpet Museum, contemplate the long history of Zoravor S. Astvatsatsin Church, and stroll around Lovers' Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Yerevan trip itinerary planner .

Tallinn, Estonia to Yerevan is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Armenia Time (AMT) is 2 hours. When traveling from Tallinn in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Yerevan: temperatures range from 1°C by day to -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Goris.

Things to do in Yerevan

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, Garni, Kecharis Monastery
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Kecharis Monastery ©
Kecharis Monastery
Garni Gorge ©
Garni Gorge
Martiros Saryan House Museum ©
Martiros Saryan House Museum

1
night
Goris

Goris
Goris, is a town in the southern Syunik Province of Armenia. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Old Khndzoresk, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Gregory The Illuminator Church of Goris, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Goris day trip website .

Traveling by car from Yerevan to Goris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Areni.

Things to do in Goris

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Old Khndzoresk
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Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Old Khndzoresk ©
Old Khndzoresk

1
night
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. On the 19th (Sun), learn about winemaking at Areni Wine Factory, Head underground at T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave, then explore the stunning scenery at Noravank Gorge, and finally do a tasting at Hin Areni Winery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Areni online vacation builder .

You can drive from Goris to Areni in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Dilijan.

Things to do in Areni

Parks Nature Wineries
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Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge
T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave ©
T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave
Areni Wine Factory ©
Areni Wine Factory

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.
On the 20th (Mon), appreciate the history behind Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Goshavank Monastery.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Dilijan road trip site .

Traveling by car from Areni to Dilijan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, daytime highs in Dilijan are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dilijan

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Goshavank Monastery
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Goshavank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery

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