11 days in Tsakhkadzor & Garni Itinerary

11 days in Tsakhkadzor & Garni Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dilijan
Drive:  1 h
1
Tsakhkadzor
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Garni
— 8 nights
End: Garni

2
nights
Tsakhkadzor

Tsakhkadzor ©
Tsakhkadzor serves as a mountain retreat for the well-off Armenians, offering pristine ski slopes throughout the winter season and plenty of fresh air and a refuge from the heat in the spring and summer.
On the 7th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Bjni Church, explore the historical opulence of Bjni Fortress, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Saint Harutyun Church, and finally appreciate the history behind Leonid Yengibarov Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kecharis Monastery, thentry to win big at Royale Entertainment Center, thenstop by Wine Store Tsaghkadzor, and finally take an in-depth tour of Memorial Museum of Orbeli Brothers.

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Dilijan to Tsakhkadzor is an approximately 1-hour car ride. July in Tsakhkadzor sees daily highs of 94°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Garni.

Things to do in Tsakhkadzor

Historic Sites Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trip

Bjni
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Saint Harutyun Church ©
Saint Harutyun Church
Bjni Church ©
Bjni Church
Kecharis Monastery ©
Kecharis Monastery

8
nights
Garni

Garni ©
Garni, is a major village in the Kotayk Province of Armenia. You've now added Garni Gorge to your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Basaltic Organ and Saint Hovhannes Church. Step out of the city life by going to Armaghan Mountain and Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Garni: Tushpa Wine Cellar (in Taperakan), Tsakhats Kar Monastery (in Yeghegis) and Vernashen (Spitakavor Monastery, Gladzor University Historical-Cultural Museum-Reservation, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Noravank Monastery, Head underground at Master Levon's Divine Underground, explore the historical opulence of Kakavaberd Fortress, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Astvatsatsin Church.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Garni itinerary builder site.

Getting from Tsakhkadzor to Garni by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July in Garni, expect temperatures between 94°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Garni

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Vernashen, Ararat Province, Areni, The Monastery of Geghard, Tsakhats Kar Monastery
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Garni Temple ©
Garni Temple
Tsakhats Kar Monastery ©
Tsakhats Kar Monastery
The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard