9 days in Armenia Itinerary

9 days in Armenia Itinerary

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9 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly + Drive:  7​h
1
Vagharshapat
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Dilijan
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Geghard
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Dubai

2
nights
Vagharshapat

Vagharshapat ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Khor Virap, don't miss a visit to Republic Square, then don't miss a visit to Cafesjian Center for the Arts, and finally see the interesting displays at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Vagharshapat visit site .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Vagharshapat is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Dubai in August, you will find days in Vagharshapat are slightly colder (41°C), and nights are cooler (23°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Dilijan.

Things to do in Vagharshapat

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Yerevan, Khor Virap
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Republic Square ©
Republic Square
Cafesjian Center for the Arts ©
Cafesjian Center for the Arts

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Dilijan: Monastery Sevanavank (in Sevan), Hayravank Monastery (in Hayravank) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Yerevan). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Haghartsin Monastery, make a trip to Vahramashen Church, steep yourself in history at Saint Sargis Chapel, and pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Dilijan online vacation planner .

You can drive from Vagharshapat to Dilijan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Dilijan, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Geghard.

Things to do in Dilijan

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trips

Gosh, Byurakan, Wine Tours & Tastings, Hayravank Monastery, Saghmosavank Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Haghartsin Monastery ©
Haghartsin Monastery
Monastery Sevanavank ©
Monastery Sevanavank
Amberd Fortress ©
Amberd Fortress

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 9th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Havuts Tar Monastery, contemplate the long history of Garni Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Monastery of Geghard. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Azhdaak Mountain.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Geghard trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Dilijan to Geghard takes 2 hours. In August in Geghard, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geghard

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Garni
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The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Garni Temple ©
Garni Temple
Havuts Tar Monastery ©
Havuts Tar Monastery

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