31 days in Armenia Itinerary

31 days in Armenia Itinerary

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1
Dilijan
— 3 nights
2
Alaverdi
— 2 nights
3
Tatev
— 2 nights
4
Sisian
— 2 nights
5
Areni
— 2 nights
6
Yerevan
— 18 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Monastery Sevanavank (in Sevan), Kecharis Monastery (in Tsakhkadzor) and Hayravank Monastery (in Hayravank). Make the 4th (Sun) an awe-inspiring day at Dilijan National Park. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Haghartsin Monastery, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Parz, make a trip to Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino, and delve into the distant past at Matosavank Monastery.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Dilijan trip itinerary planning app.

Philadelphia, USA to Dilijan is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Dilijan. Traveling from Philadelphia in July, expect nights in Dilijan to be about the same, around 68°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 94°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Alaverdi.

Things to do in Dilijan

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Monastery Sevanavank, Goshavank Monastery, Kecharis Monastery, Hayravank Monastery
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Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery
Haghartsin Monastery ©
Haghartsin Monastery
Goshavank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery

2
nights
Alaverdi

Alaverdi ©
Alaverdi, is a town in the Lori Province at the northeastern part of Armenia, near the border with Georgia. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Akhtala Monastery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Dzoraget River, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Odzun Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Horomayri Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Sanahin, and then get engrossed in the history at Mikoyan Brothers Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Alaverdi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dilijan to Alaverdi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Dilijan to Alaverdi, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Dilijan in July; daily highs in Alaverdi reach 82°F and lows reach 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Tatev.

Things to do in Alaverdi

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Akhtala Monastery, Dzoraget River
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Akhtala Monastery ©
Akhtala Monastery
Monastery of Sanahin ©
Monastery of Sanahin
Dzoraget River ©
Dzoraget River

2
nights
Tatev

Tatev
Tatev is a village and rural community in the Syunik Province of Armenia. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings and then explore the striking landscape at Goris Rock Forest. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Gregory The Illuminator Church of Goris, then take in the dramatic natural features at Satanayi Kamurj (Satan's Bridge), and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tatev Monastery.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Tatev day trip website.

You can drive from Alaverdi to Tatev in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time to Armenia Standard Time is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sisian.

Things to do in Tatev

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Goris
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Goris Rock Forest
Goris Rock Forest
Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings

2
nights
Sisian

Sisian ©
Sisian, is a town in the southern Syunik Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): make a trip to Melik Tangi Bridge, make a trip to Vorotnavank Monastery, then explore the ancient world of Aghitu Memorial, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Shaki Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Garabed in Tolors, then take an in-depth tour of History Museum, then make a trip to Zorats Karer, and finally delve into the distant past at Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge).

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Sisian tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Tatev to Sisian by car takes about 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Areni.

Things to do in Sisian

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Vorotan, Church of St. Garabed in Tolors
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Zorats Karer ©
Zorats Karer
Vorotnavank Monastery ©
Vorotnavank Monastery
Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge) ©
Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge)

2
nights
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. On the 12th (Mon), explore the fascinating underground world of T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave, explore the stunning scenery at Noravank Gorge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Noravank Monastery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Astvatsatsin Church, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Mozrov Cave. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Spitakavor Monastery and then explore the ancient world of Tsakhats Kar Monastery.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Areni tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sisian to Areni in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Yerevan.

Things to do in Areni

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Mozrov Cave, Tsakhats Kar Monastery, Spitakavor Monastery
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Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge
Spitakavor Monastery ©
Spitakavor Monastery

18
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Republic Square and Armenian Genocide Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Ancient Dvin Ruins (in Dvin), Khor Virap (in Lusarat) and Vagharshapat (Echmiadzin Monastery, Shoghakat Church, &more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Monastery of Geghard, enjoy unforgettable views with Balloon Ride Skyball, don't miss a visit to Cafesjian Center for the Arts, and see the interesting displays at History Museum of Armenia.

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Traveling by car from Areni to Yerevan takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 94°F, and evening lows to 68°F. On the 31st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, Garni, Artashavan, Ararat Province, The Monastery of Geghard
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The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Yerevan Zoo ©
Yerevan Zoo
Republic Square ©
Republic Square

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