7 days in Armenia Itinerary

7 days in Armenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Paris
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Yerevan
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Ararat Province
— 1 night
+6
Fly + Bus + Foot + Bus + Taxi + Bus + Taxi:  4 h 30 min
3
Kapan
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Sevan
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Vanadzor
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Gyumri
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Paris

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Republic Square, take in nature's colorful creations at Armenian Genocide Museum, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yerevan day trip tool.

Paris, France to Yerevan is an approximately 8.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, car, and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Paris to Yerevan. While traveling from Paris, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Yerevan, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ararat Province.

Things to do in Yerevan

Tours Museums Parks
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Republic Square ©
Republic Square
Armenian Genocide Museum
Armenian Genocide Museum
Wine Tours & Tastings

1
night
Ararat Province

Ararat Province ©
Ararat, is a province of Armenia. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Khosrov Forest State Reserve and then explore the ancient world of Khor Virap.

To see reviews and other tourist information, read our Ararat Province journey maker.

Traveling by car from Yerevan to Ararat Province takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daytime highs in Ararat Province are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kapan.

Things to do in Ararat Province

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Khosrov Forest State Reserve ©
Khosrov Forest State Reserve
Khor Virap ©
Khor Virap

1
night
Kapan

Kapan ©
Kapan, is a town in southeast Armenia and the capital of the Syunik Province. On the 15th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Khustup, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vahanavank Monastery, then step into the grandiose world of Halidzor Fortress, and finally take an in-depth tour of Kapan History Museum.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kapan road trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and taxi from Ararat Province to Kapan takes 15.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, flight, and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sevan.

Things to do in Kapan

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Vahanavank Monastery ©
Vahanavank Monastery
Khustup ©
Khustup
Halidzor Fortress ©
Halidzor Fortress

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night
Sevan

Sevan ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): get outside with Hayravank Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kecharis Monastery, and then make a trip to Monastery Sevanavank.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sevan online holiday planner.

You can drive from Kapan to Sevan in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Vanadzor.

Things to do in Sevan

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kecharis Monastery, Hayravank Monastery
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Kecharis Monastery ©
Kecharis Monastery
Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery

few
hours
Vanadzor

Vanadzor
Vanadzor, is the third-largest city in Armenia and the capital of the Lori Province in the northern part of the country. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at Lori-Pambak Geological Museum of Vanadzor.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Vanadzor trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sevan to Vanadzor takes 1.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Armenia Standard Time to Turkey Time is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sevan in May; daily highs in Vanadzor reach 22°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gyumri.

Things to do in Vanadzor

Museums Childrens Museums
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2
nights
Gyumri

Gyumri ©
Gyumri, the second largest city in Armenia, survived a turbulent history and a devastating earthquake in 1988.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): make a trip to Mother Armenia, take an in-depth tour of Museum of National Architecture and Urban Life, admire the masterpieces at The Gallery of Mariam and Eranuhi Aslamazyan Sisters, get engrossed in the history at Shiraz House Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Isahakyan House Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Mher Mkrtchyan Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Gyumri route planner.

Traveling by car from Vanadzor to Gyumri takes 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gyumri

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Marmashen Monastery
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Museum of National Architecture and Urban Life ©
Marmashen Monastery ©
Marmashen Monastery
Isahakyan House Museum ©
Isahakyan House Museum

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