8 days in Armenia Itinerary

8 days in Armenia Itinerary

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8 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Yerevan
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Areni
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Goris
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Dubai

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.
You'll explore and learn at Cafesjian Center for the Arts and Arev Art Gallery. Popular historic sites such as The Monastery of Geghard and The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Yerevan: Armenia Wine (in Sasunik), Hayravank Monastery (in Hayravank) and Van Ardi Winery (in Ashtarak). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, delve into the distant past at Khor Virap, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Aragats, and admire the masterpieces at Gala Art Gallery.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Yerevan is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dubai in December, with highs in Yerevan at 3°C and lows at -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Areni.

Things to do in Yerevan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Garni Temple, Van Ardi Winery, The Monastery of Geghard, Khor Virap, Hayravank Monastery
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The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Garni Temple ©
Garni Temple

1
night
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Areni Wine Factory, learn about winemaking at Hin Areni Winery, do a tasting at Old Bridge Winery, then explore the stunning scenery at Noravank Gorge, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Noravank Monastery.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Areni road trip app .

Getting from Yerevan to Areni by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Goris.

Things to do in Areni

Wineries Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Old Bridge Winery
Highlights from your plan
Old Bridge Winery ©
Old Bridge Winery
Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge

2
nights
Goris

Goris
Goris, is a town in the southern Syunik Province of Armenia. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tatev Monastery, then head outdoors with Ughtassar Petroglyphs, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Shaki Waterfall.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Goris route planning site .

You can drive from Areni to Goris in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Goris

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Shaki Waterfall, Tatev Monastery, Ughtassar Petroglyphs
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Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Ughtassar Petroglyphs ©
Ughtassar Petroglyphs

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