21 days in Armenia Itinerary

21 days in Armenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dilijan
— 3 nights
2
Areni
— 4 nights
3
Sisian
— 2 nights
4
Tatev
— 2 nights
5
Yerevan
— 8 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Dilijan: Tsakhkadzor (Royale Entertainment Center & Kecharis Monastery), Hayravank Monastery (in Hayravank) and Monastery Sevanavank (in Sevan). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Haghartsin Monastery, delve into the distant past at Hnevank Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Bjni Church, and stroll around Stepanavan Sochut Dendropark.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Dilijan road trip website.

Los Angeles, USA to Dilijan is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Los Angeles to Dilijan, you'll lose 12 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you will find days in Dilijan are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Areni.

Things to do in Dilijan

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Tsakhkadzor, Stepanavan, Hovhannes Tumanyan House-Museum, Bjni Church, Hnevank Monastery
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Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery
Haghartsin Monastery ©
Haghartsin Monastery
Goshavank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery

4
nights
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Areni: Tsakhats Kar Monastery (in Yeghegis), Khor Virap (in Lusarat) and Jermuk Waterfall (in Jermuk). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Monastery of Geghard, appreciate the history behind Charent's Arch, take an in-depth tour of Vayots Dzor History Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Astvatsatsin Church.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Areni day trip planning tool.

Drive from Dilijan to Areni in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sisian.

Things to do in Areni

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Garni, Yeghegnadzor, Tsakhats Kar Monastery, The Monastery of Geghard, Khor Virap
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The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Garni Temple ©
Garni Temple
Khor Virap ©
Khor Virap

2
nights
Sisian

Sisian ©
Sisian, is a town in the southern Syunik Province of Armenia. On the 23rd (Tue), steep yourself in history at Ughtassar Petroglyphs, take in the dramatic scenery at Shaki Waterfall, explore the ancient world of Aghitu Memorial, thendelve 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 24th (Wed): explore the activities along Spandaryan Water Reservoir, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Garabed in Tolors, thentake in the views from Melik Tangi Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Vorotnavank Monastery.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sisian driving holiday website.

Traveling by car from Areni to Sisian takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Tatev.

Things to do in Sisian

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Vorotan, Ughtassar Petroglyphs, Spandaryan Water Reservoir, Church of St. Garabed in Tolors
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Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge) ©
Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge)
Vorotnavank Monastery ©
Vorotnavank Monastery
Ughtassar Petroglyphs ©
Ughtassar Petroglyphs

2
nights
Tatev

Tatev
Tatev is a village and rural community in the Syunik Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Khustup, take a memorable ride with Wings of Tatev, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tatev Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Goris Rock Forest, and then take an in-depth tour of Aksel Bakunts Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tatev trip app.

Drive from Sisian to Tatev in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yerevan.

Things to do in Tatev

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Goris, Khustup, Wings of Tatev
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Goris Rock Forest
Goris Rock Forest
Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Wings of Tatev ©
Wings of Tatev

8
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.
Step out of Yerevan with an excursion to Yeghvard Church in Yeghvard--about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Republic Square, admire the masterpieces at Cafesjian Center for the Arts, take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Mosque (Persian Mosque), and tour the pleasant surroundings at Armenian Genocide Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Yerevan travel planner.

Do a combination of taxi and bus from Tatev to Yerevan in 6 hours. July in Yerevan sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 3rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Tours Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Yeghvard Church
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Republic Square ©
Republic Square
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