9 days in Armenia Itinerary

9 days in Armenia Itinerary

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9 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Drive:  21​h
1
Vagharshapat
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Garni
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Lake Sevan
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Los Angeles

2
nights
Vagharshapat

Vagharshapat
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Gayane Church. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Khor Virap, then admire the natural beauty at Armenian Genocide Museum, then examine the collection at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, and finally see the interesting displays at History Museum of Armenia.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Vagharshapat trip itinerary maker .

Los Angeles, USA to Vagharshapat is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Armenia Time (AMT) is 12 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Los Angeles in September since evenings lows in Vagharshapat dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Garni.

Things to do in Vagharshapat

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Yerevan, Khor Virap
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Khor Virap ©
Khor Virap
Cafesjian Center for the Arts ©
Cafesjian Center for the Arts

2
nights
Garni

Garni ©
Garni, is a major village in the Kotayk Province of Armenia. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Garni Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Havuts Tar Monastery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Monastery of Geghard. Keep things going the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Basaltic Organ, then explore the stunning scenery at Garni Gorge, then get great views at Charent's Arch, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Azat Reservoir.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Garni journey maker app .

Getting from Vagharshapat to Garni by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September in Garni, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lake Sevan.

Things to do in Garni

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

The Monastery of Geghard, Azat Reservoir
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Garni Temple ©
Garni Temple
The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Garni Gorge ©
Garni Gorge

3
nights
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 28th (Sat): explore the activities along Lake Sevan, explore the different monuments and memorials at Noratus Cemetery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Hayravank Monastery, and finally make a trip to Monastery Sevanavank. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a peaceful walk through Dilijan National Park.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Lake Sevan online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Garni to Lake Sevan takes 2 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Lake Sevan

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Noratus, Dilijan National Park, Hayravank Monastery
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Dilijan National Park ©
Dilijan National Park
Noratus Cemetery ©
Noratus Cemetery
Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery

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