16 days in Armenia Itinerary

16 days in Armenia Itinerary

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Yerevan
— 5 nights
2
Dilijan
— 4 nights
3
Alaverdi
— 3 nights
4
Gyumri
— 3 nights

5
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cafesjian Center for the Arts and The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots. Shop till you drop at Dalan Art Gallery and Eduard Isabekyan Gallery Yerevan. Change things up with these side-trips from Yerevan: The Monastery of Geghard (in Geghard), Saghmosavank Monastery (in Artashavan) and Tushpa Wine Cellar (in Taperakan). The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, make a trip to Hovhannavank Monastery, see the interesting displays at Modern Art Museum of Yerevan, and explore the fascinating underground world of Master Levon's Divine Underground.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Yerevan online travel planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Yerevan is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Traveling from Stockholm to Yerevan, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Stockholm, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Yerevan, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dilijan.

Things to do in Yerevan

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, The Monastery of Geghard, Master Levon's Divine Underground, Tushpa Wine Cellar, Saghmosavank Monastery
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Hovhannavank Monastery ©
Hovhannavank Monastery

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Noratus Cemetery and Kecharis Monastery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Goshavank Monastery and Lastiver Cave. Change things up with these side-trips from Dilijan: Hayravank Monastery (in Hayravank) and Kirants Monastery (in Acharkut). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matosavank Monastery, get engrossed in the history at Soviet Government Rest House, delve into the lush surroundings at Dilijan National Park, and pick up some new knowledge with Local Lore Museum and Art Gallery of Dilijan.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Dilijan day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Yerevan to Dilijan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June in Dilijan, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Alaverdi.

Things to do in Dilijan

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Noratus Cemetery, Hayravank Monastery, Kecharis Monastery, Kirants Monastery, Goshavank Monastery
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Noratus Cemetery ©
Noratus Cemetery
Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery

3
nights
Alaverdi

Alaverdi ©
Alaverdi, is a town in the Lori Province at the northeastern part of Armenia, near the border with Georgia. Do some cultural sightseeing at Akhtala Monastery and Mikoyan Brothers Museum. Get some historical perspective at Odzun Church and Kobayr Monastery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Alaverdi: Khuchapi Monastery (in Jiliza), Haghpat Monastery (in Haghpat) and Church of St. Nicholas (in Amrakits). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Horomayri Monastery, explore the historical opulence of Kayan Fortress, and don't miss a visit to Sanahin Bridge.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Alaverdi trip planner.

Getting from Dilijan to Alaverdi by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Armenia Standard Time to Turkey Time is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Dilijan in June; daily highs in Alaverdi reach 28°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Gyumri.

Things to do in Alaverdi

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Akhtala Monastery, Khuchapi Monastery, Haghpat Monastery, Kobayr Monastery, Church of St. Nicholas
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Mikoyan Brothers Museum ©
Mikoyan Brothers Museum
Akhtala Monastery ©
Akhtala Monastery
Odzun Church ©
Odzun Church

3
nights
Gyumri

Gyumri ©
Gyumri, the second largest city in Armenia, survived a turbulent history and a devastating earthquake in 1988.
On the 14th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Museum of National Architecture and Urban Life, take an in-depth tour of Isahakyan House Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Shiraz House Museum. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: deepen your knowledge of military history at Black Fortress, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Aragats, and then don't miss a visit to Gusanagyugh Fortress.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Gyumri vacation planner.

You can drive from Alaverdi to Gyumri in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daytime highs in Gyumri are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 16th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Gyumri

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Gusanagyugh Fortress, Mount Aragats
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Museum of National Architecture and Urban Life ©
Black Fortress ©
Black Fortress
Mount Aragats ©
Mount Aragats

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