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:  3​h
2
Sisian
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Areni
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9​h
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Dalma Garden Mall and Yerevan Mall. The Monastery of Geghard and Noratus Cemetery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Yerevan: Echmiadzin Monastery (in Vagharshapat), Hayravank Monastery (in Hayravank) and Kecharis Monastery (in Tsakhkadzor). Next up on the itinerary: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, delve into the distant past at The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots, examine the collection at Megerian Carpet Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Hripsime Church.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Yerevan trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Yerevan is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in March; daily highs in Yerevan reach 16°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sisian.

Things to do in Yerevan

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, The Monastery of Geghard, Kecharis Monastery, Noratus Cemetery, Hayravank Monastery
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The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery

2
nights
Sisian

Sisian
Sisian, is a town in the southern Syunik Province of Armenia. On the 27th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge), don't miss a visit to Old Khndzoresk, and then steep yourself in history at Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Gregory The Illuminator Church of Goris, then explore the striking landscape at Goris Rock Forest, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Shaki Waterfall.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sisian route site .

You can drive from Yerevan to Sisian in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Areni.

Things to do in Sisian

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Goris, Old Khndzoresk
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Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge) ©
Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge)
Shaki Waterfall
Shaki Waterfall

1
night
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Vayots Dzor History Museum, then learn about winemaking at Old Bridge Winery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Noravank Monastery, and finally do a tasting at Areni Wine Factory.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Areni trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Sisian to Areni in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Areni

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trip

Yeghegnadzor
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Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge
T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave ©
T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave
Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery

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