21 days in Armenia Itinerary

21 days in Armenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  10 h 15 min
1
Yerevan
— 10 nights
Shuttle:  1 h 45 min
2
Gyumri
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Dilijan
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Areni
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Tatev
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Mumbai

10
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Yerevan side-trips: Garni (Garni Temple, Charent's Arch, &more), Byurakan (Vahramashen Church & Amberd Fortress) and Geghard (The Monastery of Geghard & Azhdaak Mountain). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vernissage Market, and make a trip to Echmiadzin Monastery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Yerevan trip itinerary builder.

Mumbai, India to Yerevan is an approximately 10.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Armenia Standard Time (AMT) is minus 1.5 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in June, Yerevan is slightly colder at night with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can take a shuttle to Gyumri.

Things to do in Yerevan

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, Garni, Byurakan, Geghard, Karmravor Church
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The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Republic Square ©
Republic Square

3
nights
Gyumri

Gyumri ©
Gyumri, the second largest city in Armenia, survived a turbulent history and a devastating earthquake in 1988.
Change things up with these side-trips from Gyumri: Gusanagyugh Fortress (in Gusanagyugh) and Talin Cathedral (in Talin). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Aragats, get engrossed in the history at Isahakyan House Museum, view the masterpieces at The Gallery of Mariam and Eranuhi Aslamazyan Sisters, and step into the grandiose world of Black Fortress.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Gyumri trip maker.

Take a shuttle from Yerevan to Gyumri in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Armenia Standard Time (AMT) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yerevan in June: high temperatures in Gyumri hover around 28°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Dilijan.

Things to do in Gyumri

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Gusanagyugh Fortress, Marmashen Monastery, Harichavank Monastery, Mount Aragats, Talin Cathedral
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Harichavank Monastery ©
Harichavank Monastery
Mount Aragats ©
Mount Aragats
Museum of National Architecture and Urban Life ©

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Dilijan side-trips: Kecharis Monastery (in Tsakhkadzor), Hayravank Monastery (in Hayravank) and Sevan (Monastery Sevanavank & St. Jacob's Church). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haghartsin Monastery, examine the collection at Museum of Folk Art (Sharambeyan Centre of Popular Creation in Dilijan), don't miss a visit to Goshavank Monastery, and take a peaceful walk through Dilijan National Park.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Dilijan trip website.

You can drive from Gyumri to Dilijan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Gyumri to Dilijan due to the time zone difference. In June, Dilijan is a bit warmer than Gyumri - with highs of 36°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Areni.

Things to do in Dilijan

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sevan, Kecharis Monastery, Hayravank Monastery, Goshavank Monastery
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Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery
Haghartsin Monastery ©
Haghartsin Monastery
Goshavank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery

2
nights
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): do a tasting at Areni Wine Factory, do a tasting at Old Bridge Winery, then take in breathtaking views at Noravank Gorge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Noravank Monastery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Astvatsatsin Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spitakavor Monastery, see the interesting displays at Gladzor University Historical-Cultural Museum-Reservation, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mozrov Cave.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Areni trip planner.

You can drive from Dilijan to Areni in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tatev.

Things to do in Areni

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Vernashen, Yeghegnadzor
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Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Old Bridge Winery ©
Old Bridge Winery

2
nights
Tatev

Tatev ©
Tatev is a village and rural community in the Syunik Province of Armenia. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bgheno-Noravank Monastery, take in the dramatic natural features at Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge), and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tatev Monastery.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tatev trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Areni to Tatev takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tatev

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Bgheno-Noravank Monastery
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Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge) ©
Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge)
Bgheno-Noravank Monastery ©
Bgheno-Noravank Monastery

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