30 days in Armenia Itinerary

30 days in Armenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  15 h 15 min
1
Tatev
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Areni
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Gyumri
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Alaverdi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Dilijan
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Yerevan
— 17 nights
Fly:  10 h 15 min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Tatev

Tatev ©
Tatev is a village and rural community in the Syunik Province of Armenia. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): delve into the distant past at Bgheno-Noravank Monastery, then explore the striking landscape at Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge), and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tatev Monastery.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Tatev journey builder.

Mumbai, India to Tatev is an approximately 15.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Tatev due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Areni.

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

2
nights
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. On the 3rd (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave, examine the collection at Gladzor University Historical-Cultural Museum-Reservation, explore the stunning scenery at Noravank Gorge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Noravank Monastery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Astvatsatsin Church. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Tsakhats Kar Monastery, look for all kinds of wild species at Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass), then learn about winemaking at Old Bridge Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Areni Wine Factory.

Plan trip to Areni with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Tatev to Areni by car takes about 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Gyumri.

Things to do in Areni

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Tsakhats Kar Monastery, Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass), Gladzor University Historical-Cultural Museum-Reservation, Old Bridge Winery
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Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge
Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Old Bridge Winery ©
Old Bridge Winery

4
nights
Gyumri

Gyumri ©
Gyumri, the second largest city in Armenia, survived a turbulent history and a devastating earthquake in 1988.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lmbatavank Church (in Artik), Zorakert Mosque (in Zorakert) and Dashtadem (Kristapori Vank Church & Dashtadem Fortress). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Harichavank Monastery, pause for some photo ops at Mother Armenia, explore the historical opulence of Black Fortress, and see the interesting displays at Museum of National Architecture and Urban Life.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Gyumri trip planner.

Traveling by car from Areni to Gyumri takes 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Areni to Gyumri. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Alaverdi.

Things to do in Gyumri

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Dashtadem, Lmbatavank Church, Marmashen Monastery, Harichavank Monastery, Talin Cathedral
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Harichavank Monastery ©
Harichavank Monastery
Museum of National Architecture and Urban Life ©
Marmashen Monastery ©
Marmashen Monastery

2
nights
Alaverdi

Alaverdi ©
Alaverdi, is a town in the Lori Province at the northeastern part of Armenia, near the border with Georgia. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Khorakert Monastery, see the interesting displays at Hovhannes Tumanyan House-Museum, explore the ancient world of Haghpat Monastery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Akhtala Monastery, and finally take in the views from Sanahin Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Mikoyan Brothers Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Sanahin, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Horomayri Monastery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Odzun Church.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Alaverdi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gyumri to Alaverdi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Dilijan.

Things to do in Alaverdi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Haghpat Monastery, Khorakert Monastery, Hovhannes Tumanyan House-Museum, Akhtala Monastery
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Akhtala Monastery ©
Akhtala Monastery
Monastery of Sanahin ©
Monastery of Sanahin
Horomayri Monastery ©
Horomayri Monastery

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tsakhkadzor (Leonid Yengibarov Monument, Kecharis Monastery, &more), Hayravank Monastery (in Hayravank) and Monastery Sevanavank (in Sevan). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haghartsin Monastery, don't miss a visit to Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino, take a peaceful walk through Dilijan National Park, and steep yourself in history at Saint Sargis Chapel.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Dilijan day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Alaverdi to Dilijan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Alaverdi to Dilijan, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Alaverdi in April, with highs in Dilijan at 23°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Dilijan

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Tsakhkadzor, Gosh, Noratus Cemetery, Hayravank Monastery, Monastery Sevanavank
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Dilijan National Park ©
Dilijan National Park
Haghartsin Monastery ©
Haghartsin Monastery
Kecharis Monastery ©
Kecharis Monastery

17
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Yerevan: Geghard (Azhdaak Mountain & The Monastery of Geghard), Garni (Charent's Arch, Kakavaberd Fortress, &more) and Byurakan (Kari Lake, Byurakan Church, &more). And it doesn't end there: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, explore the world behind art at Cafesjian Center for the Arts, don't miss a visit to Republic Square, and take in nature's colorful creations at Armenian Genocide Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Yerevan trip maker site.

You can drive from Dilijan to Yerevan in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, Byurakan, Garni, Geghard, Ashtarak
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Walking tours
The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard

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