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

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Khor Virap (in Lusarat), The Monastery of Geghard (in Geghard) and Garni Temple (in Garni). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, don't miss a visit to Yerevan Cascade, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lovers' Park, and admire the natural beauty at Armenian Genocide Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yerevan driving holiday planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Yerevan is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Dubai in May: high temperatures in Yerevan hover around 29°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tatev.

Things to do in Yerevan

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

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

1
night
Tatev

Tatev ©
On the 10th (Thu), get great views at Wings of Tatev and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tatev Monastery.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tatev travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Yerevan to Tatev takes 4 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Areni.

Things to do in Tatev

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wings of Tatev
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Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Wings of Tatev ©
Wings of Tatev

few
hours
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. To see ratings and more tourist information, read Areni visit planner .

Getting from Tatev to Areni by car takes about 2.5 hours. May in Areni sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lake Sevan.

Things to do in Areni

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge
Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery

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.
On the 12th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Sevan, make a trip to Monastery Sevanavank, and then step into the grandiose world of Aghjkaghala Castle. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Tnjri (Platan Tree).

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lake Sevan vacation planning tool .

You can drive from Areni to Lake Sevan in 3 hours. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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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