8 days in Armenia Itinerary

8 days in Armenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Yerevan
— 4 nights
2
Dilijan
— 2 nights
3
Areni
— 1 night

4
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), Khor Virap (in Lusarat) and Garni Temple (in Garni). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Cafesjian Center for the Arts, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, pause for some photo ops at Alexander Tamanyan Statue, and don't miss a visit to Republic Square.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Yerevan trip itinerary planning site.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Yerevan. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dilijan.

Things to do in Yerevan

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Garni, The Monastery of Geghard, Khor Virap, Echmiadzin Monastery
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Cafesjian Center for the Arts ©
Cafesjian Center for the Arts
Garni Temple ©
Garni Temple
Walking tours

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haghartsin Monastery, take a peaceful walk through Dilijan National Park, and then don't miss a visit to Goshavank Monastery. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Monastery Sevanavank, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kecharis Monastery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hayravank Monastery.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Dilijan trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Yerevan to Dilijan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In January in Dilijan, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Areni.

Things to do in Dilijan

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Goshavank Monastery, Kecharis Monastery, Hayravank Monastery, Monastery Sevanavank
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Dilijan National Park ©
Dilijan National Park
Kecharis Monastery ©
Kecharis Monastery
Haghartsin Monastery ©
Haghartsin Monastery

1
night
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. On the 20th (Wed), do a tasting at Areni Wine Factory, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Astvatsatsin Church, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Noravank Monastery, thenexplore the stunning scenery at Noravank Gorge, and finally learn about winemaking at Old Bridge Winery.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Areni tour builder app.

Getting from Dilijan to Areni by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Areni

Wineries Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Old Bridge Winery
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Old Bridge Winery ©
Old Bridge Winery
Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge

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