29 days in Armenia Itinerary

29 days in Armenia Itinerary

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29 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Tatev
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Areni
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Dilijan
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Alaverdi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Gyumri
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Yerevan
— 10 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Dubai

2
nights
Tatev

Tatev ©
Get out of town with these interesting Tatev side-trips: Vorotan (Vorotnavank Monastery & Melik Tangi Bridge), Zorats Karer (in Sisian) and Goris (Museum of Axel Bakounts, Goris Rock Forest, & more).

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Tatev trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Tatev is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Areni.

Things to do in Tatev

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Goris, Syunik Province, Vorotan, Wings of Tatev, Zorats Karer
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Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Wings of Tatev ©
Wings of Tatev
Goris Rock Forest
Goris Rock Forest

4
nights
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Explore Areni's surroundings by going to Yeghegnadzor (Old Bridge Winery & Vayots Dzor History Museum), Vernashen (Gladzor University Historical-Cultural Museum-Reservation & Tanahati Monastery) and Yeghegis (Zorats Church, Smbataberd Fortress, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Noravank Monastery, take in breathtaking views at Noravank Gorge, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Astvatsatsin Church, and delve into the distant past at Arates Monastery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Areni trip itinerary app .

Drive from Tatev to Areni in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dilijan.

Things to do in Areni

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Yeghegis, Yeghegnadzor, Jermuk, Vernashen, Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass)
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Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass) ©
Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass)
Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Dilijan side-trips: Noratus Cemetery (in Noratus), Monastery Sevanavank (in Sevan) and Lake Sevan (in Lake Sevan). Make the 10th (Sun) an awe-inspiring day at Dilijan National Park. On the 11th (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Ski Resort Tsakhkadzor. There's much more to do: make a trip to Goshavank Monastery, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino, get engrossed in the history at Memorial Museum of Orbeli Brothers, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Harutyun Church.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Dilijan online journey planner .

You can drive from Areni to Dilijan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Alaverdi.

Things to do in Dilijan

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Tsakhkadzor, Goshavank Monastery, Noratus Cemetery, Monastery Sevanavank
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Dilijan National Park ©
Dilijan National Park
Monastery Sevanavank ©
Monastery Sevanavank
Goshavank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery

3
nights
Alaverdi

Alaverdi ©
Alaverdi, is a town in the Lori Province at the northeastern part of Armenia, near the border with Georgia. Get out of town with these interesting Alaverdi side-trips: Akhtala Monastery (in Akhtala), Kobayr Monastery (in Dsegh) and Stepanavan (Dzoraget River, Stepanavan Sochut Dendropark, & more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Sanahin, explore the ancient world of Sanahin Bridge, make a trip to Khorakert Monastery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hnevank Monastery.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Alaverdi route app .

Traveling by car from Dilijan to Alaverdi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Dilijan to Alaverdi, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Dilijan in March, with highs in Alaverdi at 9°C and lows at -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Gyumri.

Things to do in Alaverdi

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Stepanavan, Mshkavank Monastery, Khorakert Monastery, Church of St. Nicholas, Kobayr Monastery
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Akhtala Monastery ©
Akhtala Monastery
Monastery of Sanahin ©
Monastery of Sanahin
Odzun Church ©
Odzun Church

4
nights
Gyumri

Gyumri ©
Gyumri, the second largest city in Armenia, survived a turbulent history and a devastating earthquake in 1988.
Get out of town with these interesting Gyumri side-trips: Talin Cathedral (in Talin), Arakelots Monastery (in Acharkut) and Lmbatavank Church (in Artik). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Aragats, explore the world behind art at Mher Mkrtchyan Museum, pause for some photo ops at Mother Armenia, and browse the exhibits of The Gallery of Mariam and Eranuhi Aslamazyan Sisters.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Gyumri day trip site .

You can drive from Alaverdi to Gyumri in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Gyumri

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Shirak Province, Marmashen Monastery, Arakelots Monastery, Mount Aragats, Lmbatavank Church
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Mother Armenia ©
Mother Armenia
Mount Aragats ©
Mount Aragats
Harichavank Monastery ©
Harichavank Monastery

10
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Yerevan: Garni (Garni Temple, Basaltic Organ, & more), The Monastery of Geghard (in Geghard) and Khor Virap (in Lusarat). Dedicate the 20th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, make a trip to Echmiadzin Monastery, hunt for treasures at Vernissage Market, and step into the grandiose world of Amberd Fortress.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Yerevan trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Gyumri to Yerevan in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Gyumri to Yerevan due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Gyumri in March: high temperatures in Yerevan hover around 16°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, Garni, The Monastery of Geghard, Hovhannavank Monastery, Khor Virap
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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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