8 days in Armenia & Azerbaijan Itinerary

8 days in Armenia & Azerbaijan Itinerary

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8 days in Armenia & Azerbaijan Itinerary

Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly + taxi:  5​h
1
Hayravank, Armenia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Yerevan, Armenia
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
3
Baku, Azerbaijan
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates


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1
night
Hayravank, Armenia

Hayravank ©
The quiet lakeside village of Hayravank brings in visitors with its small and historic monastery, one of the province's key cultural highlights.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Grigor (Doputs Monastery) and then kick back and relax at Hayravank Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Noratus Cemetery, take an in-depth tour of Memorial Museum of Orbeli Brothers, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kecharis Monastery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Harutyun Church, then don't miss a visit to Monastery Sevanavank, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Jacob's Church.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Hayravank online travel route planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Hayravank is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive. While traveling from Dubai, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Hayravank, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Yerevan.

Things to do in Hayravank

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Tsakhkadzor, Sevan, Noratus
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Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery
Monastery Sevanavank ©
Monastery Sevanavank
Kecharis Monastery ©
Kecharis Monastery

3
nights
Yerevan, Armenia

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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Yerevan Zoo and National Academy of Sciences of Armenia. The adventure continues: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, make a trip to Cafesjian Center for the Arts, admire the natural beauty at Armenian Genocide Museum, and examine the collection at Parajanov Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yerevan trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Hayravank to Yerevan in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. August in Yerevan sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Baku.

Things to do in Yerevan

Museums Tours Parks
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Yerevan Zoo ©
Yerevan Zoo

2
nights
Baku, Azerbaijan

Baku ©
The capital of Azerbaijan and the Caucasus' largest city, Baku brings the old and the new, the East and the West colliding together in a particularly diverse and changing city.
Baku is known for historic sites, museums, nature, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Baku Old City, get a new perspective on nature at Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape, make a splash at Aqua Park - Kempinski Hotel Baku, and don't miss a visit to Fountain Square.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Baku attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yerevan to Baku takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Yerevan in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Baku: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Baku

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Baku Old City ©
Baku Old City
Aqua Park at the Pullman Hotel ©
Aqua Park at the Pullman Hotel
Baku Boulevard ©
Baku Boulevard

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