15 days in Armenia Itinerary

15 days in Armenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  10 h 45 min
1
Areni
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Tatev
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Yerevan
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Dilijan
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  10 h 15 min
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): learn about winemaking at Areni Wine Factory, explore the stunning scenery at Noravank Gorge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Noravank Monastery, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Astvatsatsin Church, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tanahati Monastery, then examine the collection at Gladzor University Historical-Cultural Museum-Reservation, and then do a tasting at Old Bridge Winery.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Areni tour itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Areni is an approximately 11- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Armenia Standard Time (AMT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Tatev.

Things to do in Areni

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Vernashen, Old Bridge Winery
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Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge
Old Bridge Winery ©
Old Bridge Winery

1
night
Tatev

Tatev ©
Tatev is a village and rural community in the Syunik Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Bgheno-Noravank Monastery, take in the dramatic natural features at Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge), and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tatev Monastery.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Tatev trip planner.

Drive from Areni to Tatev in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Tatev

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Bgheno-Noravank Monastery
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Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge) ©
Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge)
Bgheno-Noravank Monastery ©
Bgheno-Noravank Monastery

8
nights
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.
Explore Yerevan's surroundings by going to The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots (in Vagharshapat), Garni Temple (in Garni) and The Monastery of Geghard (in Geghard). The adventure continues: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, examine the collection at Parajanov Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Mosque (Persian Mosque), and don't miss a visit to Republic Square.

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Traveling by car from Tatev to Yerevan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Yerevan sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Dilijan.

Things to do in Yerevan

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, Ararat Province, Garni, The Monastery of Geghard
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Walking tours
The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard

3
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 13th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kecharis Monastery, don't miss a visit to Monastery Sevanavank, and then appreciate the history behind Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Parz, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haghartsin Monastery, and then take a peaceful walk through Dilijan National Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Dilijan road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Yerevan to Dilijan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. May in Dilijan sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dilijan

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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