7 days in Armenia Itinerary

7 days in Armenia Itinerary

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7 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Yerevan
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Dilijan
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Areni
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: Dubai

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts and The Monastery of Geghard. Museum-lovers will appreciate Armenian Genocide Museum and Parajanov Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yerevan: Garni Temple (in Garni), Tushpa Wine Cellar (in Taperakan) and Khor Virap (in Lusarat). There's more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Caucasus Mountains and don't miss a visit to Yerevan Cascade.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Yerevan trip planning site .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Yerevan is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Dubai in April; daily highs in Yerevan reach 23°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dilijan.

Things to do in Yerevan

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ararat Province, The Monastery of Geghard, Mount Aragats, Garni Temple
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Cafesjian Center for the Arts ©
Cafesjian Center for the Arts
The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard

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 10th (Wed), take a peaceful walk through Dilijan National Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Dilijan trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Yerevan to Dilijan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Dilijan are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Areni.

Things to do in Dilijan

Nature Parks
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Dilijan National Park ©
Dilijan National Park

2
nights
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. On the 11th (Thu), do a tasting at Areni Wine Factory, learn about winemaking at Hin Areni Winery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass), and finally do a tasting at Old Bridge Winery. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Astvatsatsin Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Noravank Monastery, and then take in breathtaking views at Noravank Gorge.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Areni online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Dilijan to Areni by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Areni

Wineries Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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