7 days in Armenia Itinerary

7 days in Armenia Itinerary

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7 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Yerevan
1
Yerevan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Dilijan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Lake Sevan
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Areni
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Yerevan

2
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Yerevan: Charent's Arch (in Garni) and The Monastery of Geghard (in Geghard). Dedicate the 1st (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Caucasus Mountains, see the interesting displays at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, make a trip to Republic Square, and take in nature's colorful creations at Armenian Genocide Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Yerevan sightseeing app .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Yerevan. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Dilijan.

Things to do in Yerevan

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trips

The Monastery of Geghard, Charent's Arch
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Caucasus Mountains ©
Caucasus Mountains
The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Haghartsin Monastery, then make a trip to Goshavank Monastery, then Head underground at Anapat Cave, and finally take advantage of the amenities at Hayravank Monastery. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dilijan National Park.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dilijan online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Yerevan to Dilijan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Dilijan can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Lake Sevan.

Things to do in Dilijan

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Goshavank Monastery, Hayravank Monastery, Anapat Cave
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Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery
Dilijan National Park ©
Dilijan National Park
Haghartsin Monastery ©
Haghartsin Monastery

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Jacob's Church, appreciate the history behind Statue of Akhtamar at Lake Sevan, don't miss a visit to Monastery Sevanavank, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Grigor (Doputs Monastery), and finally explore the activities along Lake Sevan.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Lake Sevan trip builder app .

Getting from Dilijan to Lake Sevan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Areni.

Things to do in Lake Sevan

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Grigor (Doputs Monastery)
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Monastery Sevanavank ©
Monastery Sevanavank

1
night
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): do a tasting at Areni Wine Factory, Head underground at T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave, take in breathtaking views at Noravank Gorge, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Astvatsatsin Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Noravank Monastery, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Mozrov Cave.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Areni trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Lake Sevan to Areni takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Areni

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mozrov Cave
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Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge
T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave ©
T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave
Mozrov Cave
Mozrov Cave

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