9 days in Armenia Itinerary

9 days in Armenia Itinerary

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9 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Beirut
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Yerevan
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Dilijan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Yeghegnadzor
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Beirut

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Garni Gorge and Khosrov Forest State Reserve. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cafesjian Center for the Arts and Armenia Wine Company. Get out of town with these interesting Yerevan side-trips: Van Ardi Winery (in Ashtarak), Tushpa Wine Cellar (in Taperakan) and The Monastery of Geghard (in Geghard). There's still lots to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, Head underground at Master Levon's Divine Underground, don't miss a visit to Republic Square, and learn about winemaking at Golden Grape Armas Estate.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yerevan day trip website .

Beirut, Lebanon to Yerevan is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry, bus, and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Beirut to Yerevan. When traveling from Beirut in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Yerevan, with highs around 22°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Dilijan.

Things to do in Yerevan

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Ararat Province, Golden Grape Armas Estate, Garni Gorge, Master Levon's Divine Underground, Van Ardi Winery
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The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Khor Virap ©
Khor Virap
Cafesjian Center for the Arts ©
Cafesjian Center for the Arts

2
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.
On the 10th (Thu), make a trip to Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino, stroll through Hayravank Monastery, and then try to win big at Royale Entertainment Center. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Sargis Chapel, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goshavank Monastery, then immerse yourself in nature at Dilijan National Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haghartsin Monastery.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Dilijan online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Yerevan to Dilijan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Dilijan, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Yeghegnadzor.

Things to do in Dilijan

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Gosh, Hayravank Monastery, Royale Entertainment Center
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Dilijan National Park ©
Dilijan National Park
Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery

2
nights
Yeghegnadzor

Yeghegnadzor ©
Yeghegnadzor, is a town in Armenia and the capital of the Vayots Dzor Province. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Hin Areni Winery, learn about winemaking at Areni Wine Factory, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Noravank Monastery, then take in breathtaking views at Noravank Gorge, and finally do a tasting at Old Bridge Winery. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Jermuk Waterfall, explore the ancient world of Tsakhats Kar Monastery, and then identify plant and animal life at Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass).

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You can drive from Dilijan to Yeghegnadzor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yeghegnadzor

Wineries Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Areni, Tsakhats Kar Monastery, Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass), Jermuk Waterfall
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Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass) ©
Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass)
Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Old Bridge Winery ©
Old Bridge Winery

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