15 days in Armenia Itinerary

15 days in Armenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Stockholm
Fly + Drive:  11 h
1
Vagharshapat
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Alaverdi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Sevan
— 3 nights
Shuttle:  1 h 15 min
4
Yerevan
— 6 nights
Fly:  10 h
End: Stockholm

3
nights
Vagharshapat

Vagharshapat ©
Vagharshapat is most populous town in the Armavir Province of Armenia, located about 18km west of the capital Yerevan, and 10km north of the closed Turkish-Armenian border. Get some cultural insight at Echmiadzin Monastery and Saint Gayane Church. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots and Amberd Fortress. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vagharshapat: National Museum of Armenian Ethnography and History of the Liberation Struggle (in Araks) and Saint Mariane Church (in Ashtarak). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Saint Hripsime Church, delve into the distant past at Didikond Complex, pause for some photo ops at Ziarat Yazidi Temple, and get engrossed in the history at Alex and Marie Manoogian Treasury House Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Vagharshapat sightseeing website.

Stockholm, Sweden to Vagharshapat is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to Vagharshapat is 3 hours. Traveling from Stockholm in June, you will find days in Vagharshapat are much hotter (36°C), and nights are a bit warmer (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Alaverdi.

Things to do in Vagharshapat

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Oshakan, Ziarat Yazidi Temple, National Museum of Armenian Ethnography and History of the Liberation Struggle, Saint Mariane Church, Amberd Fortress
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Amberd Fortress ©
Amberd Fortress
Echmiadzin Monastery ©
Echmiadzin Monastery

2
nights
Alaverdi

Alaverdi ©
Alaverdi, is a town in the Lori Province at the northeastern part of Armenia, near the border with Georgia. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Sanahin, thentake an in-depth tour of Mikoyan Brothers Museum, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Odzun Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Kayan Fortress. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Sanahin Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at Akhtala Monastery, thenmake a trip to Khorakert Monastery, and finally delve into the distant past at Khuchapi Monastery.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Alaverdi online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Vagharshapat to Alaverdi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a train. The time zone changes from Armenia Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Vagharshapat in June; daily highs in Alaverdi reach 28°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sevan.

Things to do in Alaverdi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Akhtala Monastery, Khuchapi Monastery, Khorakert Monastery
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Odzun Church ©
Odzun Church
Akhtala Monastery ©
Akhtala Monastery
Mikoyan Brothers Museum ©
Mikoyan Brothers Museum

3
nights
Sevan

Sevan ©
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Noratus Cemetery and Kecharis Monastery. Explore hidden gems such as Goshavank Monastery and Odzaberd Fortress. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sevan: Dilijan (Haghartsin Monastery & Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino), Saint Sargis Chapel (in Gosh) and St. Grigor (Doputs Monastery) (in Noratus).

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sevan vacation maker.

You can drive from Alaverdi to Sevan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Alaverdi to Sevan is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Alaverdi in June; daily highs in Sevan reach 36°C and lows reach 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to catch the shuttle to Yerevan.

Things to do in Sevan

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Tsakhkadzor, Dilijan, Gosh, Noratus, Odzaberd Fortress
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Noratus Cemetery ©
Noratus Cemetery
Goshavank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery
Kecharis Monastery ©
Kecharis Monastery

6
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Saint Sarkis Cathedral and Megerian Carpet Museum. The Monastery of Geghard and Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Yerevan side-trips: Garni Temple (in Garni) and Areni (St. Astvatsatsin Church & Noravank Monastery). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Cafesjian Center for the Arts, don't miss a visit to Republic Square, admire the landmark architecture of Charles Aznavour Square, and take in nature's colorful creations at Armenian Genocide Museum.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Yerevan itinerary planner.

You can take a shuttle from Sevan to Yerevan in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Yerevan can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Areni, The Monastery of Geghard, Garni Temple
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The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Zoravor S. Astvatsatsin Church ©
Zoravor S. Astvatsatsin Church
Megerian Carpet Museum ©
Megerian Carpet Museum

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