46 days in Armenia Itinerary

46 days in Armenia Itinerary

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1
Yerevan
— 9 nights
2
Vagharshapat
— 1 night
3
Byurakan
— 2 nights
4
Oshakan
— 1 night
5
Yerevan
— 2 nights
6
Garni
— 3 nights
7
Ararat Province
— 2 nights
8
Yerevan
— 2 nights
9
Areni
— 2 nights
10
Jermuk
— 3 nights
11
Sisian
— 2 nights
12
Tatev
— 2 nights
13
Goris
— 2 nights
14
Lake Sevan
— 1 night
15
Hayravank
— 2 nights
16
Dilijan
— 2 nights
17
Tsakhkadzor
— 3 nights
18
Yerevan
— 2 nights

9
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.
Visiting Caucasus Mountains and Yerevan Botanical Garden will get you outdoors. Cafesjian Center for the Arts and Wine Tours & Tastings are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: hunt for treasures at Vernissage Market, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Armenia, take in nature's colorful creations at Armenian Genocide Museum, and don't miss a visit to Northern Avenue.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Yerevan vacation builder website.

San Francisco, USA to Yerevan is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Yerevan is 12 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect Yerevan to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Vagharshapat.

Things to do in Yerevan

Parks Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 17:
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Cafesjian Center for the Arts ©
Cafesjian Center for the Arts
Armenian Genocide Museum
Armenian Genocide Museum

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Vagharshapat

Vagharshapat ©
Vagharshapat is most populous town in the Armavir Province of Armenia, located about 18km west of the capital Yerevan, and 10km north of the closed Turkish-Armenian border. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Sardarapat Memorial, take in breathtaking views at Kasagh River, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Gayane Church, thenexplore the ancient world of The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Echmiadzin Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Gevorkian Seminary, take an in-depth tour of Echmiadzin Historical & Ethnographic Museum, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Saint Hripsime Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Hovhannes Church.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Vagharshapat road trip tool.

Vagharshapat is very close to Yerevan. In October in Vagharshapat, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Byurakan.

Things to do in Vagharshapat

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Saint Hovhannes Church, Sardarapat Memorial, Kasagh River
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 18:
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Echmiadzin Monastery ©
Echmiadzin Monastery
Saint Gayane Church ©
Saint Gayane Church

2
nights
Byurakan

Byurakan
Byurakan, is a major village in the Aragatsotn Province of Armenia, located on the slope of Mount Aragats. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Holy Cross and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kasagh Basilica.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Byurakan trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Vagharshapat to Byurakan in an hour. Expect a daytime high around °F in October, and nighttime lows around °F. You will leave for Oshakan on the 20th (Sat).

Things to do in Byurakan

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Holy Cross, Kasagh Basilica
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1
night
Oshakan

Oshakan ©
Oshakan is a major village in the Aragatsotn Province of Armenia located 8 kilometers southwest from Ashtarak. On the 20th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mesrop Mashtots Cathedral, snap pictures at Ashtarak Bridge, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Karmravor Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mariane Church.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Oshakan trip itinerary planning website.

Oshakan is just a short distance from Byurakan. In October in Oshakan, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 21st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Oshakan

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ashtarak
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 21:
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Karmravor Church ©
Karmravor Church
Saint Mesrop Mashtots Cathedral ©
Saint Mesrop Mashtots Cathedral
Tsiranavor Church ©
Tsiranavor Church

2
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Yerevan

Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Charles Aznavour Square, thenget the lay of the land with Walking tours, thenexamine the collection at Megerian Carpet Museum, and finally stroll the grounds of Yerablur.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Yerevan journey maker site.

Getting from Oshakan to Yerevan by car takes about an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Garni.

Things to do in Yerevan

Tours Spas Nature

Side Trip

Master Levon's Divine Underground
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 23:
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Walking tours
Megerian Carpet Museum ©
Megerian Carpet Museum
Zoravor S. Astvatsatsin Church ©
Zoravor S. Astvatsatsin Church

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Garni

Garni ©
Garni, is a major village in the Kotayk Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Basaltic Organ, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Garni Gorge, thenget great views at Charent's Arch, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Monastery of Geghard. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Havuts Tar Monastery and then contemplate the long history of Garni Temple.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Garni road trip app.

You can drive from Yerevan to Garni in an hour. In October, daytime highs in Garni are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ararat Province.

Things to do in Garni

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

The Monastery of Geghard, Kaptavank Monastery
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 26:
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The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Garni Temple ©
Garni Temple
Garni Gorge ©
Garni Gorge

2
nights
Ararat Province

Ararat Province ©
Ararat, is a province of Armenia. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at Khor Virap and then learn about winemaking at Tushpa Wine Cellar.

Discover how to plan a Ararat Province trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Garni to Ararat Province by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in October, and nighttime lows around °F. You'll set off for Yerevan on the 28th (Sun).

Things to do in Ararat Province

Wineries Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 28:
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Khor Virap ©
Khor Virap
Tushpa Wine Cellar ©
Tushpa Wine Cellar

2
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Yerevan

On the 28th (Sun), view the masterpieces at Dalan Art Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Zoravor S. Astvatsatsin Church, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Yerablur. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Hrazdan Gorge, explore the fascinating underground world of Master Levon's Divine Underground, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yerevan online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ararat Province to Yerevan by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Areni.

Things to do in Yerevan

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Master Levon's Divine Underground
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Megerian Carpet Museum ©
Megerian Carpet Museum
Zoravor S. Astvatsatsin Church ©
Zoravor S. Astvatsatsin Church

2
nights
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): do a tasting at Areni Wine Factory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Astvatsatsin Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Noravank Monastery, thentake in breathtaking views at Noravank Gorge, thenidentify plant and animal life at Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass), and finally admire the landmark architecture of Selim Caravanserai.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Areni trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Yerevan to Areni by car takes about 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Jermuk.

Things to do in Areni

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yeghegis, Selim Caravanserai, Mozrov Cave, Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass)
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 1:
Highlights from your plan
Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass) ©
Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass)
Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Tsakhats Kar Monastery ©
Tsakhats Kar Monastery

3
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Jermuk

Jermuk
Known as the source of much of the country's mineral water, the mountain spa town of Jermuk in truth quenches visitors' thirsts for much more besides.
On the 2nd (Fri), explore the activities along Dolphin Lake, thenpause for some photo ops at Jermuk Deer Monument, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Arpa River, and finally explore the activities along Spandaryan Water Reservoir. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Jermuk Waterfall, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Gndevank Monastery, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Surp Sion Monastery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Martiros Church.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Jermuk trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Areni to Jermuk in 1.5 hours. You'll set off for Sisian on the 4th (Sun).

Things to do in Jermuk

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Spandaryan Water Reservoir, Surp Sion Monastery, Martiros Church
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Jermuk Waterfall
Jermuk Waterfall
Gndevank Monastery ©
Gndevank Monastery
Spandaryan Water Reservoir ©
Spandaryan Water Reservoir

2
nights
Sisian

Sisian ©
Sisian, is a town in the southern Syunik Province of Armenia. On the 4th (Sun), make a trip to Zorats Karer and then explore the ancient world of Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge). Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Aghitu Memorial, explore the historical opulence of Vorotnaberd Fortress, thenmake a trip to Melik Tangi Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Vorotnavank Monastery.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sisian tour itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Jermuk to Sisian in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tatev.

Things to do in Sisian

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Vorotan, Church of St. Garabed in Tolors, Ughtassar Petroglyphs
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge) ©
Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge)
Zorats Karer ©
Zorats Karer
Ughtassar Petroglyphs ©
Ughtassar Petroglyphs

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Tatev

Tatev ©
Tatev is a village and rural community in the Syunik Province of Armenia. On the 7th (Wed), take a memorable ride with Wings of Tatev, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tatev Monastery, thenexplore the ancient world of Baghaberd Fortress, and finally explore the historical opulence of Halidzor Fortress. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Kapan History Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Surb Mesrop Mashtots Church, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Bgheno-Noravank Monastery.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tatev sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Sisian to Tatev in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Goris.

Things to do in Tatev

Historic Sites Transportation Museums

Side Trips

Kapan, Syunik Province
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 8:
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Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Halidzor Fortress ©
Halidzor Fortress
Surb Mesrop Mashtots Church ©
Surb Mesrop Mashtots Church

2
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Goris

Goris
Goris, is a town in the southern Syunik Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Gregory The Illuminator Church of Goris. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Old Khndzoresk, thensnap pictures at Khndzoresk Swinging Bridge, and then make a trip to Goris Rock Forest.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Goris fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Tatev to Goris by car takes about an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lake Sevan.

Things to do in Goris

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Khndzoresk Swinging Bridge, Old Khndzoresk
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 10:
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Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Goris Rock Forest
Goris Rock Forest

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night
Lake Sevan

Lake Sevan ©
A popular summer beach resort with an impressive medieval heritage, Lake Sevan offers relaxation spots combined with an in-depth introduction to the national culture.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Grigor (Doputs Monastery), thentake a peaceful walk through Tnjri (Platan Tree), thenget to know the fascinating history of Amaras Monastery, and finally appreciate the history behind Statue of Akhtamar at Lake Sevan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Jacob's Church and then make a trip to Monastery Sevanavank.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Lake Sevan trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Goris to Lake Sevan takes 14.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Hayravank.

Things to do in Lake Sevan

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

St. Grigor (Doputs Monastery)
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 12:
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Tnjri (Platan Tree) ©
Tnjri (Platan Tree)
Statue of Akhtamar at Lake Sevan ©
Statue of Akhtamar at Lake Sevan

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nights
Hayravank

Hayravank ©
The quiet lakeside village of Hayravank brings in visitors with its small and historic monastery, one of the province's key cultural highlights.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): kick back and relax at Hayravank Monastery and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Noratus Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hayravank trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Lake Sevan to Hayravank in 1.5 hours. November in Hayravank sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. You will leave for Dilijan on the 14th (Wed).

Things to do in Hayravank

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Noratus Cemetery
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery
Noratus Cemetery ©
Noratus Cemetery

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Parz, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haghartsin Monastery, thendon't miss a visit to Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino, and finally learn something new at Local Lore Museum and Art Gallery of Dilijan. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Dilijan National Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Dilijan trip planner.

Getting from Hayravank to Dilijan by car takes about an hour. In November in Dilijan, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tsakhkadzor.

Things to do in Dilijan

Nature Parks Classes
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Parz ©
Lake Parz
Haghartsin Monastery ©
Haghartsin Monastery
Dilijan National Park ©
Dilijan National Park

3
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Tsakhkadzor

Tsakhkadzor ©
Tsakhkadzor serves as a mountain retreat for the well-off Armenians, offering pristine ski slopes throughout the winter season and plenty of fresh air and a refuge from the heat in the spring and summer.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Bjni Church, thenexplore the ancient world of Bjni Fortress, thenfly down the slopes at Ski Resort Tsakhkadzor, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kecharis Monastery. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Saint Harutyun Church, thenpause for some photo ops at Leonid Yengibarov Monument, thentry to win big at Royale Entertainment Center, and finally take an in-depth tour of Memorial Museum of Orbeli Brothers.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tsakhkadzor sightseeing planning site.

Getting from Dilijan to Tsakhkadzor by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around °F in November, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Tsakhkadzor

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bjni
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Royale Entertainment Center ©
Royale Entertainment Center
Kecharis Monastery ©
Kecharis Monastery
Bjni Church ©
Bjni Church

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Yerevan

Yerevan ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): make a trip to Saint Gregory The Illuminator Cathedral, browse the fresh offerings at Gum Market, thenmake a trip to Erebuni Town-Fortress, thenexplore the ancient world of Ptghni Church, and finally explore the ancient world of Yeghvard Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Noy Yerevan Brandy Factory, get engrossed in the history at Yerevan History Museum, make a trip to Freedom Square, pause for some photo ops at Alexander Tamanyan Statue, thensee the interesting displays at Ervand Kochar Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Modern Art Museum of Yerevan.

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

Drive from Tsakhkadzor to Yerevan in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Ptghni Church, Yeghvard Church
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 21:
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Ervand Kochar Museum ©
Ervand Kochar Museum
Ptghni Church ©
Ptghni Church
Hovhannes Tumanyan Museum ©
Hovhannes Tumanyan Museum

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