30 days in Armenia Itinerary

30 days in Armenia Itinerary

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30 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  15 h 15 min
1
Tatev
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Areni
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Gyumri
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Alaverdi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Dilijan
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Yerevan
— 17 nights
Fly:  10 h 15 min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Tatev

Tatev ©
Tatev is a village and rural community in the Syunik Province of Armenia. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): delve into the distant past at Bgheno-Noravank Monastery, take in the dramatic natural features at Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge), and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tatev Monastery.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tatev trip itinerary maker.

Mumbai, India to Tatev is an approximately 15.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Mumbai to Tatev due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Areni.

Things to do in Tatev

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Bgheno-Noravank Monastery
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Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge) ©
Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge)
Bgheno-Noravank Monastery ©
Bgheno-Noravank Monastery

2
nights
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave, see the interesting displays at Gladzor University Historical-Cultural Museum-Reservation, then take in breathtaking views at Noravank Gorge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Noravank Monastery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Astvatsatsin Church. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Tsakhats Kar Monastery, look for all kinds of wild species at Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass), then learn about winemaking at Old Bridge Winery, and finally do a tasting at Areni Wine Factory.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Areni sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Tatev to Areni in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Gyumri.

Things to do in Areni

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Gladzor University Historical-Cultural Museum-Reservation, Old Bridge Winery, Tsakhats Kar Monastery, Vardenyats Pass (Selim Pass)
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Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge
Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Old Bridge Winery ©
Old Bridge Winery

4
nights
Gyumri

Gyumri ©
Gyumri, the second largest city in Armenia, survived a turbulent history and a devastating earthquake in 1988.
Get out of town with these interesting Gyumri side-trips: Lmbatavank Church (in Artik), Dashtadem (Kristapori Vank Church & Dashtadem Fortress) and Zorakert Mosque (in Zorakert). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Aragats, step into the grandiose world of Black Fortress, get engrossed in the history at Museum of National Architecture and Urban Life, and explore the world behind art at The Gallery of Mariam and Eranuhi Aslamazyan Sisters.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Gyumri trip builder tool.

Drive from Areni to Gyumri in 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Armenia Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In April, daytime highs in Gyumri are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Alaverdi.

Things to do in Gyumri

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Dashtadem, Zorakert Mosque, Lmbatavank Church, Marmashen Monastery, Talin Cathedral
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Harichavank Monastery ©
Harichavank Monastery
Mount Aragats ©
Mount Aragats

2
nights
Alaverdi

Alaverdi ©
Alaverdi, is a town in the Lori Province at the northeastern part of Armenia, near the border with Georgia. On the 9th (Thu), explore the ancient world of Khorakert Monastery, examine the collection at Hovhannes Tumanyan House-Museum, then delve into the distant past at Haghpat Monastery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Akhtala Monastery, and finally take in the views from Sanahin Bridge. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Mikoyan Brothers Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Sanahin, then explore the ancient world of Horomayri Monastery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Odzun Church.

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

Getting from Gyumri to Alaverdi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Alaverdi can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Dilijan.

Things to do in Alaverdi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Hovhannes Tumanyan House-Museum, Akhtala Monastery, Khorakert Monastery, Haghpat Monastery
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Akhtala Monastery ©
Akhtala Monastery
Monastery of Sanahin ©
Monastery of Sanahin
Odzun Church ©
Odzun Church

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Dilijan: Tsakhkadzor (Leonid Yengibarov Monument, Kecharis Monastery, &more), Monastery Sevanavank (in Sevan) and Hayravank Monastery (in Hayravank). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Goshavank Monastery, stroll the grounds of Noratus Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Saint Sargis Chapel, and delve into the lush surroundings at Dilijan National Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Dilijan online vacation planner.

You can drive from Alaverdi to Dilijan in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Alaverdi to Dilijan. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Alaverdi in April, with highs in Dilijan at 23°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Dilijan

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Tsakhkadzor, Gosh, Monastery Sevanavank, Hayravank Monastery, Noratus Cemetery
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Dilijan National Park ©
Dilijan National Park
Goshavank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery
Haghartsin Monastery ©
Haghartsin Monastery

17
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: Geghard (Azhdaak Mountain & The Monastery of Geghard), Byurakan (Kari Lake, Byurakan Church, &more) and Ashtarak (Saint Mariane Church & Van Ardi Winery). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Garni Temple, examine the collection at History Museum of Armenia, browse the exhibits of Cafesjian Center for the Arts, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Vernissage Market.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Yerevan travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Dilijan to Yerevan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Yerevan can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, Byurakan, Garni, Geghard, Ashtarak
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The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Cafesjian Center for the Arts ©
Cafesjian Center for the Arts
Republic Square ©
Republic Square

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