28 days in Armenia Itinerary

28 days in Armenia Itinerary

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Start: Yerevan
1
Yerevan
— 10 nights
Shuttle:  1 h 15 min
2
Sevan
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Alaverdi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Gyumri
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Areni
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Tatev
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
End: Yerevan

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yerevan: The Monastery of Geghard (in Geghard), Garni (Charent's Arch & Garni Temple) and Khor Virap (in Lusarat). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, make a trip to Republic Square, take in nature's colorful creations at Armenian Genocide Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Cafesjian Center for the Arts.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Yerevan trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Yerevan. In March, daytime highs in Yerevan are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a shuttle to Sevan.

Things to do in Yerevan

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, Ashtarak, Garni, The Monastery of Geghard, The Nairian Farm & Laboratory
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 20:
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Cafesjian Center for the Arts ©
Cafesjian Center for the Arts
Walking tours

3
nights
Sevan

Sevan
Change things up with these side-trips from Sevan: Dilijan (Haghartsin Monastery, Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino, &more), Tezharuyk Monastery (in Meghradzor) and Gosh (Saint Sargis Chapel & Goshavank Monastery).

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sevan online route planner.

You can take a shuttle from Yerevan to Sevan in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Alaverdi.

Things to do in Sevan

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tsakhkadzor, Dilijan, Gosh, Tezharuyk Monastery, Hayravank Monastery
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Goshavank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery
Kecharis Monastery ©
Kecharis Monastery
Haghartsin Monastery ©
Haghartsin Monastery

3
nights
Alaverdi

Alaverdi ©
Alaverdi, is a town in the Lori Province at the northeastern part of Armenia, near the border with Georgia. Explore Alaverdi's surroundings by going to Akhtala Monastery (in Akhtala), Stepanavan (Dzoraget River, Lori Castle, &more) and Church of St. Nicholas (in Amrakits). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Odzun Church, delve into the distant past at Hnevank Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Sanahin, and snap pictures at Sanahin Bridge.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Alaverdi trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Sevan to Alaverdi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sevan to Alaverdi, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sevan in March, things will get little chillier in Alaverdi: highs are around 9°C and lows about -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Gyumri.

Things to do in Alaverdi

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Stepanavan, Dsegh, Akhtala Monastery, Church of St. Nicholas, Hnevank Monastery
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 26:
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Akhtala Monastery ©
Akhtala Monastery
Dzoraget River ©
Dzoraget River
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gyumri: Lmbatavank Church (in Artik) and Zorakert (Muslim Cemetery & Zorakert Mosque). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Harichavank Monastery, expand your understanding of the military at Black Fortress, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Saviour, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of National Architecture and Urban Life.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Gyumri road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Alaverdi to Gyumri takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Gyumri can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Areni.

Things to do in Gyumri

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Zorakert, Lmbatavank Church, Marmashen Monastery, Harichavank Monastery, Mount Aragats
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Harichavank Monastery ©
Harichavank Monastery
Museum of National Architecture and Urban Life ©
Marmashen Monastery ©
Marmashen Monastery

4
nights
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Areni: Yeghegis (Tsakhats Kar Monastery & Zorats Church), Gladzor University Historical-Cultural Museum-Reservation (in Vernashen) and Arates Monastery (in Arates). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Noravank Monastery, do a tasting at Old Bridge Winery, admire the sheer force of Jermuk Waterfall, and get engrossed in the history at Vayots Dzor History Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Areni trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gyumri to Areni takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Gyumri to Areni, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Tatev.

Things to do in Areni

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Yeghegis, Yeghegnadzor, Makenis Monastery, Vanevan Monastery, Jermuk Waterfall
Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 2:
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Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge

4
nights
Tatev

Tatev
Tatev is a village and rural community in the Syunik Province of Armenia. Get out of town with these interesting Tatev side-trips: Kapan (Vahanavank Monastery & Khustup), Sisian (Shaki Waterfall & Aghitu Memorial) and Goris (Goris Rock Forest, Aksel Bakunts Museum, &more). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tatev Monastery, get around town with Wings of Tatev, and take in the dramatic natural features at Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tatev travel route planning tool.

You can drive from Areni to Tatev in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Tatev

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Goris, Kapan, Sisian, Wings of Tatev
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Goris Rock Forest
Goris Rock Forest
Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Wings of Tatev ©
Wings of Tatev

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