16 days in Armenia Itinerary

16 days in Armenia Itinerary

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16 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
Fly + Drive:  18​h 15​min
1
Hayravank
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Jermuk
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Goris
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Yerevan
— 7 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Jakarta

2
nights
Hayravank

Hayravank ©
The quiet lakeside village of Hayravank brings in visitors with its small and historic monastery, one of the province's key cultural highlights.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Noratus Cemetery, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Grigor (Doputs Monastery), and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hayravank Monastery.

Before you visit Hayravank, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Hayravank is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Jakarta to Hayravank due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Jakarta in April: high temperatures in Hayravank hover around 17°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Jermuk.

Things to do in Hayravank

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Noratus
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Noratus Cemetery ©
Noratus Cemetery
Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery

3
nights
Jermuk

Jermuk ©
Known as the source of much of the country's mineral water, the mountain spa town of Jermuk in truth quenches visitors' thirsts for much more besides.
Popular historic sites such as Noravank Monastery and Tsakhats Kar Monastery are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Areni Wine Factory and Yeghegis Jewish Cemetery. Change things up with these side-trips from Jermuk: Yeghegnadzor (Mozrov Cave & Old Bridge Winery), Zorats Church (in Yeghegis) and Areni (T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave, St. Astvatsatsin Church, & more). It doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Jermuk Waterfall and pause for some serene contemplation at Gndevank Monastery.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Jermuk trip app .

Getting from Hayravank to Jermuk by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Hayravank to Jermuk, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Goris.

Things to do in Jermuk

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Areni, Yeghegis, Yeghegnadzor
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Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Tsakhats Kar Monastery ©
Tsakhats Kar Monastery
Zorats Church ©
Zorats Church

2
nights
Goris

Goris ©
Goris, is a town in the southern Syunik Province of Armenia. Do some cultural sightseeing at Tatev Monastery and Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings. Your inner history buff will appreciate Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge) and Church of St. Garabed in Tolors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Goris: Shaki Waterfall (in Sisian), Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge) (in Tatev) and Melik Tangi Bridge (in Vorotan). There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Wings of Tatev, take in the views from Khndzoresk Swinging Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Gregory The Illuminator Church of Goris, and don't miss a visit to Old Khndzoresk.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Goris tour itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Jermuk to Goris in 1.5 hours. May in Goris sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Goris

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tatev, Sisian, Wings of Tatev, Khndzoresk Swinging Bridge, Church of St. Garabed in Tolors
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Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge) ©
Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge)

7
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.
Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts and Armenian Genocide Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Khor Virap and The Monastery of Geghard. Change things up with these side-trips from Yerevan: Vagharshapat (Echmiadzin Monastery & Saint Gayane Church), Amberd Fortress (in Byurakan) and Garni Temple (in Garni). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Northern Avenue Pedestrian Street, don't miss a visit to Yerevan Cascade, take in the awesome beauty at Caucasus Mountains, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lovers' Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yerevan journey planner.

Drive from Goris to Yerevan in 3.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Yerevan can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, The Monastery of Geghard, Khor Virap, Garni Temple, Amberd Fortress
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The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Garni Temple ©
Garni Temple

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