9 days in Armenia Itinerary

9 days in Armenia Itinerary

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9 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  28​h
1
Areni
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Tatev
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Hayravank
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Yerevan
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney

1
day
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): do a tasting at Areni Wine Factory, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Astvatsatsin Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Noravank Monastery, then Head underground at Mozrov Cave, and finally take in breathtaking views at Noravank Gorge.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Areni planner .

Sydney, Australia to Areni is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Areni is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect Areni to be warmer, temps between 41°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Tatev.

Things to do in Areni

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mozrov Cave
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Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge
Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Areni Wine Factory ©
Areni Wine Factory

1
night
Tatev

Tatev ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): get great views at Wings of Tatev, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tatev Monastery, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tatev road trip app .

Traveling by car from Areni to Tatev takes 2.5 hours. July in Tatev sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hayravank.

Things to do in Tatev

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Wings of Tatev
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Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Wings of Tatev ©
Wings of Tatev
Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge) ©
Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge)

2
nights
Hayravank

Hayravank ©
The quiet lakeside village of Hayravank brings in visitors with its small and historic monastery, one of the province's key cultural highlights.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Sevan, then make a trip to Monastery Sevanavank, then don't miss a visit to Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino, and finally examine the collection at Museum of Folk Art (Sharambeyan Centre of Popular Creation in Dilijan). Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Memorial Museum of Orbeli Brothers, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kecharis Monastery, then kick back and relax at Hayravank Monastery, and finally stroll the grounds of Noratus Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hayravank road trip site .

Traveling by car from Tatev to Hayravank takes 3.5 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Tatev to Hayravank due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Tatev in July; daily highs in Hayravank reach 32°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Hayravank

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Dilijan, Tsakhkadzor, Noratus Cemetery, Monastery Sevanavank
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Kecharis Monastery ©
Kecharis Monastery
Monastery Sevanavank ©
Monastery Sevanavank
Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yerevan: Khor Virap (in Lusarat), The Monastery of Geghard (in Geghard) and Garni Temple (in Garni). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, take in nature's colorful creations at Armenian Genocide Museum, make a trip to Yerevan Cascade, and savor the flavors at Noy Yerevan Brandy Factory.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Yerevan itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Hayravank to Yerevan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Hayravank to Yerevan is 2 hours. In July, Yerevan is a bit warmer than Hayravank - with highs of 40°C and lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Khor Virap, Garni Temple, The Monastery of Geghard
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The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Republic Square ©
Republic Square

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