16 days in Armenia Itinerary

16 days in Armenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vagharshapat
— 3 nights
2
Yerevan
— 7 nights
3
Kapan
— 2 nights
4
Artik
— 3 nights

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. Echmiadzin Monastery and Zvartnots Temple will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Saint Gayane Church and Golden Grape Armas Estate. Step out of Vagharshapat to go to Araks and see Sardarapat Memorial, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gevorkian Seminary, make a trip to Shoghakat Church, and take an in-depth tour of Echmiadzin Historical & Ethnographic Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Vagharshapat driving holiday planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Vagharshapat is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Stockholm to Vagharshapat, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Stockholm in June, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Vagharshapat: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Vagharshapat

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Oshakan, Sardarapat Memorial, Badali Zham Church, Golden Grape Armas Estate, Armenia Wine
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Echmiadzin Monastery ©
Echmiadzin Monastery
Zvartnots Temple ©
Zvartnots Temple

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Noratus Cemetery and Hovhannavank Monastery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Monastery of Geghard and Khor Virap. Get out of town with these interesting Yerevan side-trips: Hayravank Monastery (in Hayravank), St. Grigor (Doputs Monastery) (in Noratus) and Dilijan (Dilijan Amphitheater, Matosavank Monastery, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Goshavank Monastery, step into the grandiose world of Amberd Fortress, admire the landmark architecture of Charles Aznavour Square, and explore the fascinating underground world of Master Levon's Divine Underground.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Yerevan trip itinerary builder.

Yerevan is very close to Vagharshapat. In June, daily temperatures in Yerevan can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kapan.

Things to do in Yerevan

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Dilijan, Ashtarak, Noratus, Gosh, Byurakan
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Noratus Cemetery ©
Noratus Cemetery
Goshavank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery
The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard

2
nights
Kapan

Kapan ©
Kapan, is a town in southeast Armenia and the capital of the Syunik Province. On the 8th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Vahanavank Monastery and then step into the grandiose world of Baghaberd Fortress. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Halidzor Fortress and then pause for some serene contemplation at Surb Mesrop Mashtots Church.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kapan trip site.

Getting from Yerevan to Kapan by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Artik.

Things to do in Kapan

Historic Sites
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Halidzor Fortress ©
Halidzor Fortress
Vahanavank Monastery ©
Vahanavank Monastery
Surb Mesrop Mashtots Church ©
Surb Mesrop Mashtots Church

3
nights
Artik

Artik ©
Artik, is a town located in the Shirak Province of Armenia. On the 10th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Aragats and then explore the ancient world of Lmbatavank Church. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Dashtadem Fortress, thendelve into the distant past at Caravanserai Ruins, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Talin Cathedral.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Artik journey maker.

Traveling by car from Kapan to Artik takes 7.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Armenia Standard Time (AMT) to Turkey Time (TRT) is minus 1 hour. In July in Artik, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Artik

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Talin, Mount Aragats, Dashtadem Fortress, Harichavank Monastery
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Lmbatavank Church ©
Lmbatavank Church
Talin Cathedral ©
Talin Cathedral
Harichavank Monastery ©
Harichavank Monastery

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