8 days in Armenia Itinerary

8 days in Armenia Itinerary

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8 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Alaverdi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Dilijan
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Jermuk
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Goris
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Yerevan
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
End: Jerusalem

1
night
Alaverdi

Alaverdi ©
Alaverdi, is a town in the Lori Province at the northeastern part of Armenia, near the border with Georgia. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Mikoyan Brothers Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Sanahin, then contemplate the long history of Sanahin Bridge, then pause for some serene contemplation at Odzun Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kobayr Monastery.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Alaverdi online trip builder .

Jerusalem, Israel to Alaverdi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Traveling from Jerusalem to Alaverdi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jerusalem in April, things will get cooler in Alaverdi: highs are around 17°C and lows about 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Dilijan.

Things to do in Alaverdi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kobayr Monastery
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Odzun Church ©
Odzun Church
Kobayr Monastery ©
Kobayr Monastery
Monastery of Sanahin ©
Monastery of Sanahin

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.
On the 9th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kecharis Monastery, kick back and relax at Hayravank Monastery, then make a trip to Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Haghartsin Monastery, and finally make a trip to Goshavank Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dilijan National Park.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Dilijan trip site .

You can drive from Alaverdi to Dilijan in 1.5 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Armenia Time (AMT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Alaverdi in April: high temperatures in Dilijan hover around 23°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Jermuk.

Things to do in Dilijan

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Goshavank Monastery, Hayravank Monastery, Kecharis Monastery
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Goshavank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery
Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery
Dilijan National Park ©
Dilijan National Park

1
night
Jermuk

Jermuk
Known as the source of much of the country's mineral water, the mountain spa town of Jermuk in truth quenches visitors' thirsts for much more besides.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the natural beauty of Hot Springs, then explore the activities along Dolphin Lake, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Jermuk Waterfall.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Jermuk online holiday maker .

Drive from Dilijan to Jermuk in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Goris.

Things to do in Jermuk

Nature Parks
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Jermuk Waterfall
Jermuk Waterfall
Dolphin Lake ©
Dolphin Lake

1
night
Goris

Goris
Goris, is a town in the southern Syunik Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Gregory The Illuminator Church of Goris, explore the striking landscape at Goris Rock Forest, and then steep yourself in history at Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Goris trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Jermuk to Goris in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Goris

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Goris Rock Forest
Goris Rock Forest

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore the ancient world of The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Hripsime Church, then explore the ancient world of Khor Virap, then don't miss a visit to Republic Square, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Lovers' Park. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Monastery of Geghard and then contemplate the long history of Garni Temple.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Yerevan driving holiday site .

Drive from Goris to Yerevan in 3.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Yerevan are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

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

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