9 days in Armenia Itinerary

9 days in Armenia Itinerary

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9 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Areni
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Tatev
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Dilijan
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Yerevan
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. On the 6th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Tsakhats Kar Monastery, identify plant and animal life at Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass), then do a tasting at Old Bridge Winery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Noravank Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Yeghegis Jewish Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at Zorats Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Tanahati Monastery, then see the interesting displays at Gladzor University Historical-Cultural Museum-Reservation, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Noravank Gorge.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Areni vacation planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Areni is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Areni. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tatev.

Things to do in Areni

Historic Sites Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Yeghegis, Vernashen, Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass), Old Bridge Winery
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Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass) ©
Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass)
Old Bridge Winery ©
Old Bridge Winery

1
night
Tatev

Tatev ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Bgheno-Noravank Monastery, take in the dramatic natural features at Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge), then get great views at Wings of Tatev, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tatev Monastery.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tatev journey planner .

Getting from Areni to Tatev by car takes about 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Dilijan.

Things to do in Tatev

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Bgheno-Noravank Monastery, 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)

1
night
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 (Wed), make a trip to Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Haghartsin Monastery, then immerse yourself in nature at Dilijan National Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Goshavank Monastery.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Dilijan planner .

You can drive from Tatev to Dilijan in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, daytime highs in Dilijan are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Dilijan

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Goshavank Monastery
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Dilijan National Park ©
Dilijan National Park
Haghartsin Monastery ©
Haghartsin Monastery
Goshavank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery

4
nights
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 Leonid Yengibarov Monument (in Tsakhkadzor), The Monastery of Geghard (in Geghard) and Garni Temple (in Garni). There's lots more to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, admire the natural beauty at Armenian Genocide Museum, don't miss a visit to Republic Square, and examine the collection at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Yerevan trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Dilijan to Yerevan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Yerevan are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Garni, Vagharshapat, The Monastery of Geghard, Master Levon's Divine Underground, Leonid Yengibarov Monument
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Cafesjian Center for the Arts ©
Cafesjian Center for the Arts
Republic Square ©
Republic Square

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