16 days in Armenia Itinerary

16 days in Armenia Itinerary

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Yerevan
— 4 nights
2
Byurakan
— 2 nights
3
Dilijan
— 3 nights
4
Halidzor
— 3 nights
5
Areni
— 3 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Khndzoresk Swinging Bridge, Saint Gayane Church, Vernissage Market, and other attractions you added. Explore hidden gems such as Echmiadzin Monastery and Megerian Carpet Museum. Go for a jaunt from Yerevan to Vagharshapat to see The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Republic Square, view the masterpieces at Eduard Isabekyan Gallery Yerevan, examine the collection at Modern Art Museum of Yerevan, and look for gifts at Ardean.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Yerevan trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major aiport is Zvartnots International Airport. In May, daytime highs in Yerevan are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Byurakan.

Things to do in Yerevan

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, Garni, Khor Virap
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Republic Square ©
Republic Square
Basaltic Organ ©
Basaltic Organ
Charles Aznavour Square ©
Charles Aznavour Square

2
nights
Byurakan

Byurakan ©
Byurakan, is a major village in the Aragatsotn Province of Armenia, located on the slope of Mount Aragats. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saghmosavank Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Vahramashen Church, then step into the grandiose world of Amberd Fortress, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Byurakan Church. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Aragats, take in the spiritual surroundings of Harichavank Monastery, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Talin Cathedral.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Byurakan online tour itinerary maker.

Getting from Yerevan to Byurakan by car takes about an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Byurakan can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Dilijan.

Things to do in Byurakan

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Saghmosavank Monastery, Mount Aragats, Harichavank Monastery, Talin Cathedral
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Harichavank Monastery ©
Harichavank Monastery
Amberd Fortress ©
Amberd Fortress
Saghmosavank Monastery ©
Saghmosavank Monastery

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Noratus Cemetery as well as Statue of Akhtamar at Lake Sevan. Step off the beaten path and head to Hayravank Monastery and Lake Parz. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dilijan: Makaravank Monastery (in Ijevan), Kirants Monastery (in Acharkut) and Yenokavan Canyon (in Yenokavan). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Goshavank Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Grigor (Doputs Monastery), don't miss a visit to Monastery Sevanavank, and delve into the distant past at Jukhtakvank Monastery.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Dilijan trip planner.

Traveling by car from Byurakan to Dilijan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Halidzor.

Things to do in Dilijan

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Gosh, Sevan, Noratus, Makaravank Monastery, Hnevank Monastery
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Saint Sargis Chapel ©
Saint Sargis Chapel
Noratus Cemetery ©
Noratus Cemetery
Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery

3
nights
Halidzor

Halidzor ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tatev Monastery. Discover out-of-the-way places like Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge) and Zorats Karer. Change things up with these side-trips from Halidzor: Church of St. Garabed in Tolors (in Tolors), Kapan History Museum (in Kapan) and Vorotnavank Monastery (in Vorotan).

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Halidzor tour planner.

You can drive from Dilijan to Halidzor in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Areni.

Things to do in Halidzor

Historic Sites · Transportation · Museums

Side Trips

Sisian, Church of St. Garabed in Tolors, Bgheno-Noravank Monastery, Kapan History Museum, Vorotnavank Monastery
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Zorats Karer ©
Zorats Karer
Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge) ©
Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge)
Wings of Tatev ©
Wings of Tatev

3
nights
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass). Step off the beaten path and head to Noravank Gorge and Spitakavor Monastery. Change things up with these side-trips from Areni: Vernashen (Tanahati Monastery & Gladzor University Historical-Cultural Museum-Reservation), Selim Caravanserai (in Aghnjadzor) and Tsakhats Kar Monastery (in Yeghegis). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Noravank Monastery, get engrossed in the history at Vayots Dzor History Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Astvatsatsin Church, and explore the striking landscape at Armaghan Mountain.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Areni tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Halidzor to Areni takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Areni

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Vernashen, Selim Caravanserai, Vayots Dzor History Museum, Armaghan Mountain, Tsakhats Kar Monastery
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 15:
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Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge
Spitakavor Monastery ©
Spitakavor Monastery

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