8 days in Armenia Itinerary

8 days in Armenia Itinerary

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8 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Yerevan
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Areni
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Tatev
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Dilijan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Yerevan
— 4 nights
End: Yerevan

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day
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Areni Wine Factory, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Astvatsatsin Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Noravank Monastery, then explore the stunning scenery at Noravank Gorge, and finally Head underground at T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Areni trip planner .

Yerevan to Areni is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tatev.

Things to do in Areni

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge
Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave ©
T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave

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Tatev

Tatev ©
On the 16th (Sat), get great views at Wings of Tatev, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tatev Monastery, then explore the striking landscape at Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge), and finally explore the ancient world of Bgheno-Noravank Monastery.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tatev travel route app .

You can drive from Areni to Tatev in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to 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)

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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 17th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Goshavank Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Haghartsin Monastery, then appreciate the history behind Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino, then don't miss a visit to Monastery Sevanavank, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kecharis Monastery. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Dilijan National Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Dilijan tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Tatev to Dilijan in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In March in Dilijan, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Dilijan

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Goshavank Monastery, Monastery Sevanavank, Kecharis Monastery
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Dilijan National Park ©
Dilijan National Park
Monastery Sevanavank ©
Monastery Sevanavank
Goshavank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yerevan: Garni Temple (in Garni), 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, look for gifts at Proshyan Brandy Factory, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Hripsime Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots.

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Traveling by car from Dilijan to Yerevan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, Garni Temple, Khor Virap, The Monastery of Geghard
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Proshyan Brandy Factory ©
Proshyan Brandy Factory
Wine Tours & Tastings
Cafesjian Center for the Arts ©
Cafesjian Center for the Arts

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