23 days in Armenia Itinerary

23 days in Armenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Drive:  22 h
1
Sevan
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Alaverdi
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Areni
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Tatev
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Yerevan
— 9 nights
Fly:  20 h 45 min
End: Los Angeles

3
nights
Sevan

Sevan ©
Get out of town with these interesting Sevan side-trips: Noratus Cemetery (in Noratus), Gosh (Goshavank Monastery & Saint Sargis Chapel) and Dilijan (Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino, Haghartsin Monastery, &more).

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Sevan online journey planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Sevan is an approximately 22- hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 12 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Sevan due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Sevan, with highs around 88°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Alaverdi.

Things to do in Sevan

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tsakhkadzor, Dilijan, Gosh, Hayravank Monastery, Noratus Cemetery
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 19:
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Haghartsin Monastery ©
Haghartsin Monastery
Goshavank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery
Noratus Cemetery ©
Noratus Cemetery

3
nights
Alaverdi

Alaverdi ©
Alaverdi, is a town in the Lori Province at the northeastern part of Armenia, near the border with Georgia. Get out of town with these interesting Alaverdi side-trips: Akhtala Monastery (in Akhtala), Great Patriotic War Memorial (in Koghb) and Church of St. Nicholas (in Amrakits). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Sanahin, snap pictures at Sanahin Bridge, get engrossed in the history at Mikoyan Brothers Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Odzun Church.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Alaverdi trip planner.

Getting from Sevan to Alaverdi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Armenia Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sevan in June: high temperatures in Alaverdi hover around 75°F and lows are around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Areni.

Things to do in Alaverdi

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Stepanavan, Kobayr Monastery, Akhtala Monastery, Great Patriotic War Memorial, Khorakert Monastery
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 22:
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Monastery of Sanahin ©
Monastery of Sanahin
Akhtala Monastery ©
Akhtala Monastery
Dzoraget River ©
Dzoraget River

3
nights
Areni

Areni
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Get out of town with these interesting Areni side-trips: Yeghegis (Tsakhats Kar Monastery & Zorats Church), Jermuk (Gndevank Monastery, Jermuk Waterfall, &more) and Armaghan Mountain (in Madina). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Noravank Monastery, identify plant and animal life at Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass), do a tasting at Old Bridge Winery, and Head underground at T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Areni sightseeing planning app.

You can drive from Alaverdi to Areni in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Alaverdi to Areni. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tatev.

Things to do in Areni

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jermuk, Yeghegis, Yeghegnadzor, Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass), Armaghan Mountain
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 25:
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Jermuk Waterfall
Jermuk Waterfall
Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge

3
nights
Tatev

Tatev ©
Tatev is a village and rural community in the Syunik Province of Armenia. Venture out of the city with trips to Sisian (Zorats Karer & Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge)), Goris (Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings & Saint Gregory The Illuminator Church of Goris) and Kapan (Vahanavank Monastery, Khustup, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tatev Monastery, don't miss a visit to Old Khndzoresk, and go from sight to sight with Wings of Tatev.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Tatev trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Areni to Tatev takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Tatev

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kapan, Sisian, Syunik Province, Goris
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 28:
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Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Wings of Tatev ©
Wings of Tatev
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings

9
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Yerevan side-trips: Vagharshapat (Echmiadzin Monastery & The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots), Garni Temple (in Garni) and Khor Virap (in Lusarat). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Armenian Genocide Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Mosque (Persian Mosque), make a trip to Republic Square, and explore the world behind art at Cafesjian Center for the Arts.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Yerevan online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tatev to Yerevan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Yerevan sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, Garni, Karmravor Church, The Monastery of Geghard, Voskevaz Winery
Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 7:
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Armenian Genocide Museum
Armenian Genocide Museum
Republic Square ©
Republic Square
Cafesjian Center for the Arts ©
Cafesjian Center for the Arts

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