8 days in Armenia Itinerary

8 days in Armenia Itinerary

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8 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi
Fly + Drive:  18​h 45​min
1
Tatev
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Areni
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Yerevan
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + train + bus:  8​h 45​min
End: Abu Dhabi

1
day
Tatev

Tatev ©
On the 21st (Fri), get great views at Wings of Tatev, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tatev Monastery, then explore the striking landscape at Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bgheno-Noravank Monastery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tatev online trip itinerary planner .

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Tatev is an approximately 19-hour flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Areni.

Things to do in Tatev

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Wings of Tatev, Bgheno-Noravank Monastery
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Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Bgheno-Noravank Monastery ©
Bgheno-Noravank Monastery
Wings of Tatev ©
Wings of Tatev

2
nights
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): learn about winemaking at Hin Areni Winery, learn about winemaking at Areni Wine Factory, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Astvatsatsin Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Noravank Monastery, then explore the striking landscape at Mozrov Cave, and finally do a tasting at Old Bridge Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tanahati Karmir Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Tanahati Monastery, explore the different monuments and memorials at Yeghegis Jewish Cemetery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Tsakhats Kar Monastery, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass).

To find more things to do and more tourist information, refer to the Areni attractions planning website .

You can drive from Tatev to Areni in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Areni

Historic Sites Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Yeghegnadzor, Yeghegis, Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass), Tanahati Monastery, Tanahati Karmir Monastery
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Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Tsakhats Kar Monastery ©
Tsakhats Kar Monastery
Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass) ©
Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass)

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.
The Monastery of Geghard and Northern Avenue Pedestrian Street will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Khor Virap and Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts. Get out of town with these interesting Yerevan side-trips: Armenia Wine Company (in Sasunik), Garni Temple (in Garni) and Tushpa Wine Cellar (in Taperakan). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Republic Square, admire the natural beauty at Armenian Genocide Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots, and contemplate the long history of Saint Hripsime Church.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Yerevan trip site .

Traveling by car from Areni to Yerevan takes 1.5 hours. In December in Yerevan, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Ararat Province, Vagharshapat, The Monastery of Geghard, Garni Temple
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The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Garni Temple ©
Garni Temple
Khor Virap ©
Khor Virap

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