8 days in Armenia Itinerary

8 days in Armenia Itinerary

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8 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Yerevan
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Lake Sevan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Geghard
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Ararat Province
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Yerevan

2
nights
Lake Sevan

Lake Sevan ©
A popular summer beach resort with an impressive medieval heritage, Lake Sevan offers relaxation spots combined with an in-depth introduction to the national culture.
Memorial Museum of Orbeli Brothers and Noratus Cemetery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Lake Sevan and Dilijan National Park. Explore Lake Sevan's surroundings by going to Tsakhkadzor (Wine Store Tsaghkadzor & Royale Entertainment Center) and Hayravank Monastery (in Hayravank).

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lake Sevan trip maker tool .

Yerevan to Lake Sevan is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Geghard.

Things to do in Lake Sevan

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Tsakhkadzor, Noratus Cemetery, Hayravank Monastery, Dilijan National Park
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Dilijan National Park ©
Dilijan National Park
Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery
Noratus Cemetery ©
Noratus Cemetery

2
nights
Geghard

Geghard ©
The tiny Armenian village of Geghard draws in many visitors who flock to admire the medieval Geghard monastery, a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Havuts Tar Monastery, then contemplate the long history of Garni Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Monastery of Geghard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in breathtaking views at Garni Gorge and then take in the awesome beauty at Azhdaak Mountain.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Geghard vacation planner .

You can drive from Lake Sevan to Geghard in 2.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ararat Province.

Things to do in Geghard

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Garni
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Garni Temple ©
Garni Temple
The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Garni Gorge ©
Garni Gorge

3
nights
Ararat Province

Ararat Province
Ararat, is a province of Armenia. Get a sense of the local culture at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts and Tushpa Wine Cellar. Museum-lovers will get to explore Arev Art Gallery and Gala Art Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Ararat Province: Yerevan (Vernissage Market, Armenian Genocide Museum, & more). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Khor Virap.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ararat Province sightseeing website .

Drive from Geghard to Ararat Province in 1.5 hours. In April in Ararat Province, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Ararat Province

Museums Shopping Spas

Side Trip

Yerevan
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Khor Virap ©
Khor Virap
Armenian Genocide Museum
Armenian Genocide Museum

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