9 days in Armenia Itinerary

9 days in Armenia Itinerary

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9 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Yerevan
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Tatev
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Areni
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Lake Sevan
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  9​h
End: Dubai

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.
Explore Yerevan's surroundings by going to Garni Temple (in Garni), The Monastery of Geghard (in Geghard) and Khor Virap (in Lusarat). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, explore the galleries of Armenian Genocide Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Mosque (Persian Mosque), and pause for some photo ops at Victory Park and Statue of Mother Armenia.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Yerevan travel itinerary planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Yerevan is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Dubai in May, expect Yerevan to be cooler, temps between 29°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Tatev.

Things to do in Yerevan

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

1
night
Tatev

Tatev ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Wings of Tatev, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tatev Monastery, and then explore the striking landscape at Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge).

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tatev vacation planner .

Getting from Yerevan to Tatev by car takes about 4 hours. May in Tatev sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Areni.

Things to do in Tatev

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

1
night
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. On the 12th (Sat), do a tasting at Areni Wine Factory, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Astvatsatsin Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Noravank Monastery, and finally take in breathtaking views at Noravank Gorge.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Areni road trip app .

Getting from Tatev to Areni by car takes about 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lake Sevan.

Things to do in Areni

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge
Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
St. Astvatsatsin Church ©
St. Astvatsatsin Church

2
nights
Lake Sevan

Lake Sevan ©
A popular summer beach resort with an impressive medieval heritage, Lake Sevan offers relaxation spots combined with an in-depth introduction to the national culture.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Sevan, then don't miss a visit to Monastery Sevanavank, and then don't miss a visit to Aghjkaghala Castle. On your second day here, stroll through Tnjri (Platan Tree).

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lake Sevan trip planner.

Getting from Areni to Lake Sevan by car takes about 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lake Sevan

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Tnjri (Platan Tree) ©
Tnjri (Platan Tree)
Monastery Sevanavank ©
Monastery Sevanavank

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