15 days in Armenia Itinerary

15 days in Armenia Itinerary

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15 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Yerevan
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Areni
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Halidzor
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Dilijan
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Manchester

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Garni Temple (in Garni), Khor Virap (in Lusarat) and Geghard (The Monastery of Geghard & Azhdaak Mountain). And it doesn't end there: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Aragats, make a trip to Echmiadzin Monastery, and examine the collection at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts.

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Manchester, UK to Yerevan is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Manchester to Yerevan due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Manchester in September, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Yerevan: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Areni.

Things to do in Yerevan

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, Garni, Geghard, Hovhannavank Monastery, Khor Virap
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The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Republic Square ©
Republic Square

2
nights
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Tsakhats Kar Monastery, identify plant and animal life at Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass), then learn about winemaking at Old Bridge Winery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Noravank Monastery. On your second day here, stroll the grounds of Yeghegis Jewish Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at Zorats Church, delve into the distant past at Tanahati Monastery, then see the interesting displays at Gladzor University Historical-Cultural Museum-Reservation, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Noravank Gorge.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Areni online tour planner .

Getting from Yerevan to Areni by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Halidzor.

Things to do in Areni

Historic Sites Parks Wineries

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Halidzor

Halidzor ©
Halidzor, is a village in the Syunik Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Wings of Tatev, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tatev Monastery, then delve into the distant past at Zorats Karer, and finally explore the ancient world of Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Vorotnavank Monastery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Gregory The Illuminator Church of Goris, and then make a trip to Goris Rock Forest.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Halidzor itinerary planner.

You can drive from Areni to Halidzor in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Dilijan.

Things to do in Halidzor

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Sisian, Goris, Vorotnavank Monastery, Tatev Monastery
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Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Wings of Tatev ©
Wings of Tatev
Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge) ©
Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge)

3
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 (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Haghartsin Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Goshavank Monastery, don't miss a visit to Monastery Sevanavank, then stroll the grounds of Noratus Cemetery, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Hayravank Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kecharis Monastery and then immerse yourself in nature at Dilijan National Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Dilijan trip planner .

You can drive from Halidzor to Dilijan in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. September in Dilijan sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 16°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Dilijan

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Noratus Cemetery, Goshavank Monastery, Hayravank Monastery, Kecharis Monastery, Monastery Sevanavank
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Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery
Monastery Sevanavank ©
Monastery Sevanavank
Haghartsin Monastery ©
Haghartsin Monastery

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