20 days in Armenia Itinerary

20 days in Armenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Amman
Drive:  15 h 30 min
1
Goris
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Jermuk
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Hayravank
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Yerevan
— 8 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  15 h
End: Amman

4
nights
Goris

Goris ©
Goris, is a town in the southern Syunik Province of Armenia. Do some cultural sightseeing at Tatev Monastery and Saint Gregory The Illuminator Church of Goris. Your inner history buff will appreciate Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge) and Church of St. Garabed in Tolors. Change things up with these side-trips from Goris: Sisian (Aghitu Memorial & Shaki Waterfall), Vorotnavank Monastery (in Vorotan) and Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge) (in Tatev). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings, walk around Vazgen Sargsyan Central Park, make a trip to Kapan Cultural Center, and catch a ride on Wings of Tatev.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Goris trip maker tool.

Amman, Jordan to Goris is an approximately 28.5- hour car ride. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Amman to Goris. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Jermuk.

Things to do in Goris

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sisian, Kapan, Syunik Province, Tatev, Church of St. Garabed in Tolors
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Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge) ©
Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge)
Saint Gregory The Illuminator Church of Goris ©
Saint Gregory The Illuminator Church of Goris

2
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.
Get some historical perspective at Noravank Monastery and Yeghegis Jewish Cemetery. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Areni Wine Factory and Zorats Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jermuk: Areni (Noravank Gorge & St. Astvatsatsin Church), Tsakhats Kar Monastery (in Yeghegis) and Selim Caravanserai (in Aghnjadzor). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Jermuk Waterfall, explore the activities along Spandaryan Water Reservoir, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gndevank Monastery.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Jermuk road trip tool.

You can drive from Goris to Jermuk in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hayravank.

Things to do in Jermuk

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Areni, Yeghegis, Spandaryan Water Reservoir, Selim Caravanserai
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Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Tsakhats Kar Monastery ©
Tsakhats Kar Monastery
Zorats Church ©
Zorats Church

3
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 30th (Wed): stroll the grounds of Noratus Cemetery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Grigor (Doputs Monastery), and then make a trip to Monastery Sevanavank. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Sharambeyan Street, pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kecharis Monastery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Harutyun Church, and finally kick back and relax at Hayravank Monastery.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hayravank trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Jermuk to Hayravank in 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Hayravank can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Hayravank

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Noratus, Tsakhkadzor, Dilijan, Monastery Sevanavank
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Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery
Noratus Cemetery ©
Noratus Cemetery
Kecharis Monastery ©
Kecharis Monastery

8
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.
Visit The Monastery of Geghard and Garni Temple for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Khor Virap and Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts. Explore Yerevan's surroundings by going to Charent's Arch (in Garni), Tsiranavor Church (in Ashtarak) and Vagharshapat (The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots & Echmiadzin Monastery). And it doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at Vernissage Market, admire the striking features of Saint Hripsime Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Gayane Church, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Aragats.

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You can drive from Hayravank to Yerevan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In September in Yerevan, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

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

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