8 days in Armenia Itinerary

8 days in Armenia Itinerary

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8 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
1
Geghard
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Dilijan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Areni
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Ararat Province
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Doha

1
night
Geghard

Geghard ©
The tiny Armenian village of Geghard draws in many visitors who flock to admire the medieval Geghard monastery, a World Heritage Site.
To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Geghard trip planner .

Doha, Qatar to Geghard is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to Armenia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Doha in May, expect Geghard to be colder, temps between 29°C and 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Dilijan.

Things to do in Geghard

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Dilijan

Dilijan ©
An alpine haven resting in a plush evergreen national park, Dilijan has made a name for itself as the "Armenian Switzerland." A much-loved spa town rich in culture and history, uncover the majestic 10th century monasteries, undisturbed scenic vistas, and hiking trails through undulating forest.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Hayravank Monastery and then try to win big at Royale Entertainment Center. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Dilijan National Park.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dilijan tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Geghard to Dilijan in 2 hours. In May in Dilijan, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Areni.

Things to do in Dilijan

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Royale Entertainment Center, Hayravank Monastery
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Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery
Dilijan National Park ©
Dilijan National Park

1
night
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. On the 20th (Mon), do a tasting at Areni Wine Factory, learn about winemaking at Old Bridge Winery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Astvatsatsin Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Noravank Monastery, and finally take in breathtaking views at Noravank Gorge.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Areni online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Dilijan to Areni takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ararat Province.

Things to do in Areni

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trip

Old Bridge Winery
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Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Old Bridge Winery ©
Old Bridge Winery
Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge

3
nights
Ararat Province

Ararat Province
Ararat, is a province of Armenia. Museum-lovers will get to explore Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts and Armenian Genocide Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Khor Virap and Parajanov Museum. Explore Ararat Province's surroundings by going to Yerevan (Yerevan Cascade, Megerian Carpet Museum, & more). There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Khosrov Forest State Reserve.

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Traveling by car from Areni to Ararat Province takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Ararat Province can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ararat Province

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Yerevan
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Khor Virap ©
Khor Virap
Cafesjian Center for the Arts ©
Cafesjian Center for the Arts

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