14 days in Syunik Province Itinerary

14 days in Syunik Province Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Paris
Fly + Drive:  19 h 45 min
1
Sisian
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Kapan
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Tatev
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Paris

4
nights
Sisian

Sisian ©
Sisian, is a town in the southern Syunik Province of Armenia. Take a break from the city and head to Jermuk Waterfall and Spandaryan Water Reservoir. Do some cultural sightseeing at Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge) and Gndevank Monastery. Get out of town with these interesting Sisian side-trips: Martiros Church (in Martiros) and Jermuk (Dolphin Lake, Hot Springs, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Zorats Karer, take in the dramatic scenery at Shaki Waterfall, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Garabed in Tolors, and make a trip to Melik Tangi Bridge.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Sisian trip itinerary planner.

Paris, France to Sisian is an approximately 16- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Paris to Sisian, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Kapan.

Things to do in Sisian

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Jermuk, Vorotan, Martiros Church, Spandaryan Water Reservoir, Ughtassar Petroglyphs
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Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge) ©
Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge)
Jermuk Waterfall
Jermuk Waterfall
Zorats Karer ©
Zorats Karer

3
nights
Kapan

Kapan ©
Kapan, is a town in southeast Armenia and the capital of the Syunik Province. Get some cultural insight at Halidzor Fortress and Kapan History Museum. Popular historic sites such as Vahanavank Monastery and Surb Mesrop Mashtots Church are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Arevik National Park in Meghri (about 52 minutes away). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Khustup, explore the ancient world of Baghaberd Fortress, and stroll around Vazgen Sargsyan Central Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kapan trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Sisian to Kapan takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tatev.

Things to do in Kapan

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arevik National Park
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Khustup ©
Khustup
Halidzor Fortress ©
Halidzor Fortress
Vahanavank Monastery ©
Vahanavank Monastery

5
nights
Tatev

Tatev ©
Tatev is a village and rural community in the Syunik Province of Armenia. Tatev Monastery and Saint Gregory The Illuminator Church of Goris are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings and Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tatev: Meghri (Surb Astvatsatsin Church, St. Sargis Basilica Church, &more) and Goris (Kotrats Caravanserai, Goris Rock Forest, &more). The adventure continues: catch a ride on Wings of Tatev, delve into the distant past at Bgheno-Noravank Monastery, and don't miss a visit to Old Khndzoresk.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tatev road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kapan to Tatev takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tatev

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Goris, Syunik Province, Meghri
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Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Saint Gregory The Illuminator Church of Goris ©