10 days in Armenia, Tbilisi & Istanbul Itinerary

10 days in Armenia, Tbilisi & Istanbul Itinerary

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Start: Beirut, Lebanon
Fly:  3 h 15 min
1
Yerevan, Armenia
— 2 nights
Bus + Taxi:  3 h 30 min
2
Goris, Armenia
— 1 night
+5
Taxi + Bus + Foot + Bus + Foot + Bus:  3 h 30 min
3
Sevan, Armenia
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
Tbilisi, Georgia
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Beirut, Lebanon

2
nights
Yerevan, Armenia

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've added Mount Aragats, Amberd Fortress, Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): whizz through the canopy at Yerevan Zipline Airlines, thenmake a trip to Cafesjian Center for the Arts, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Mosque (Persian Mosque). On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Garni Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Monastery of Geghard, thendelve into the distant past at Khor Virap, and finally steep yourself in history at Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Yerevan trip planner.

Beirut, Lebanon to Yerevan is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Beirut to Yerevan is 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Beirut in April: high temperatures in Yerevan hover around 23°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Goris.

Things to do in Yerevan

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Byurakan, Khor Virap, Mount Aragats, The Monastery of Geghard, Garni Temple
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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

1
night
Goris, Armenia

Goris ©
Goris, is a town in the southern Syunik Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tatev Monastery and then take in the views from Khndzoresk Swinging Bridge.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Goris online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Yerevan to Goris in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Sevan.

Things to do in Goris

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Khndzoresk Swinging Bridge, Tatev Monastery
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Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Khndzoresk Swinging Bridge ©
Khndzoresk Swinging Bridge

few
hours
Sevan, Armenia

Sevan
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You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Goris to Sevan in 8.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 7°C. You'll set off for Tbilisi on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Sevan

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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3
nights
Tbilisi, Georgia

On the bank of the Mtkvari River and at the foot of Trialeti mountain range, Tbilisi's location has given the city strategic significance since it was founded in the 5th century.
Tbilisi is known for historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, learn about winemaking at Karalashvili's Wine Cellar, take in the views from The Bridge of Peace, and get in on the family fun at Aerial Tramway in Tbilisi.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tbilisi holiday builder tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sevan to Tbilisi. April in Tbilisi sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Tbilisi

Tours Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Narikala Fortress ©
Narikala Fortress
The Bridge of Peace ©
The Bridge of Peace

2
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Tbilisi to Istanbul takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tbilisi to Istanbul. In April in Istanbul, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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