15 days in Armenia Itinerary

15 days in Armenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Stockholm
Fly + Drive:  11 h
1
Vagharshapat
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Alaverdi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Sevan
— 4 nights
Shuttle:  1 h 15 min
4
Yerevan
— 5 nights
Fly:  10 h
End: Stockholm

3
nights
Vagharshapat

Vagharshapat ©
Vagharshapat is most populous town in the Armavir Province of Armenia, located about 18km west of the capital Yerevan, and 10km north of the closed Turkish-Armenian border. Step off the beaten path and head to Sardarapat Memorial and The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots. Museum-lovers will appreciate Echmiadzin Historical & Ethnographic Museum and National Museum of Armenian Ethnography and History of the Liberation Struggle. Change things up with these side-trips from Vagharshapat: Byurakan (Amberd Fortress & Vahramashen Church). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Echmiadzin Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Hripsime Church, get engrossed in the history at Alex and Marie Manoogian Treasury House Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Gayane Church.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Vagharshapat day trip planning tool.

Stockholm, Sweden to Vagharshapat is an approximately 10- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Armenia Standard Time (AMT) is 3 hours. While traveling from Stockholm, expect much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Vagharshapat, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Alaverdi.

Things to do in Vagharshapat

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Araks, Byurakan, Metsamor Historical-Archaeological Museum-Reserve
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Sardarapat Memorial ©
Sardarapat Memorial
Alex and Marie Manoogian Treasury House Museum ©

2
nights
Alaverdi

Alaverdi ©
Alaverdi, is a town in the Lori Province at the northeastern part of Armenia, near the border with Georgia. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Mikoyan Brothers Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Sanahin, then snap pictures at Sanahin Bridge, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Akhtala Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at House Museum of Stepan Shahumyan, see the interesting displays at Hovhannes Tumanyan House-Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Odzun Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Ardvi Monastery.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Alaverdi road trip website.

Drive from Vagharshapat to Alaverdi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Vagharshapat to Alaverdi. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Vagharshapat in June, with highs in Alaverdi at 28°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Sevan.

Things to do in Alaverdi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Hovhannes Tumanyan House-Museum, Akhtala Monastery, Ardvi Monastery, House Museum of Stepan Shahumyan
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Monastery of Sanahin ©
Monastery of Sanahin
Mikoyan Brothers Museum ©
Mikoyan Brothers Museum
House Museum of Stepan Shahumyan ©
House Museum of Stepan Shahumyan

4
nights
Sevan

Sevan ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hayravank Monastery and Noratus Cemetery. You'll explore and learn at Memorial Museum of Orbeli Brothers and Soviet Government Rest House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sevan: Dilijan (Local Lore Museum and Art Gallery of Dilijan, Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino, &more), Gosh (Goshavank Monastery & Saint Sargis Chapel) and Vanadzor (Vanadzor Museum of Fine Arts & Lori-Pambak Geological Museum of Vanadzor).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Sevan trip app.

You can drive from Alaverdi to Sevan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Turkey Time (TRT) to Armenia Standard Time (AMT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Alaverdi in June, things will get a bit warmer in Sevan: highs are around 36°C and lows about 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to catch the shuttle to Yerevan.

Things to do in Sevan

Museums Historic Sites Classes

Side Trips

Dilijan, Tsakhkadzor, Gosh, Vanadzor, Noratus Cemetery
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Vanadzor Museum of Fine Arts ©
Vanadzor Museum of Fine Arts
Memorial Museum of Orbeli Brothers ©
Memorial Museum of Orbeli Brothers
Local Lore Museum and Art Gallery of Dilijan ©

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mariam Ghazarian - Private Tours as well as Wine & Grapes Spa. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Megerian Carpet Museum and Alexander Tamanyan Statue. Museum-lovers will get to explore Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts and Cafesjian Center for the Arts. Get out of town with these interesting Yerevan side-trips: Areni (St. Astvatsatsin Church & Noravank Monastery). There's lots more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Eduard Isabekyan Gallery Yerevan, admire the natural beauty at Armenian Genocide Museum, don't miss a visit to Republic Square, and see the interesting displays at Yerevan Brandy Factory.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Yerevan travel route builder site.

Traveling by shuttle from Sevan to Yerevan takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Yerevan sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Museums Tours Spas

Side Trip

Areni
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Armenian Genocide Museum
Armenian Genocide Museum
Megerian Carpet Museum ©
Megerian Carpet Museum

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