8 days in Armenia Itinerary

8 days in Armenia Itinerary

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8 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Yerevan
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Dilijan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Areni
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Manila, Luzon

3
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Echmiadzin Monastery (in Vagharshapat), The Monastery of Geghard (in Geghard) and Garni Temple (in Garni). The adventure continues: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, admire the natural beauty at Armenian Genocide Museum, explore the ancient world of Khor Virap, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Yerevan online trip builder .

Manila, Philippines to Yerevan is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Manila to Yerevan, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Manila in January; daily highs in Yerevan reach 1°C and lows reach -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dilijan.

Things to do in Yerevan

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Vagharshapat, Garni Temple, The Monastery of Geghard, Khor Virap
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Cafesjian Center for the Arts ©
Cafesjian Center for the Arts
Republic Square ©
Republic Square

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): look for gifts at Wine Store Tsaghkadzor, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kecharis Monastery, don't miss a visit to Monastery Sevanavank, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Haghartsin Monastery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goshavank Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Dilijan National Park and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Matosavank Monastery.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Dilijan day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Yerevan to Dilijan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Dilijan are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Areni.

Things to do in Dilijan

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tsakhkadzor, Goshavank Monastery, Monastery Sevanavank
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Goshavank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery
Kecharis Monastery ©
Kecharis Monastery
Monastery Sevanavank ©
Monastery Sevanavank

1
night
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Vayots Dzor History Museum, learn about winemaking at Old Bridge Winery, explore the stunning scenery at Noravank Gorge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Noravank Monastery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Astvatsatsin Church.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Areni using our trip planner.

Getting from Dilijan to Areni by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Areni

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Yeghegnadzor
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Old Bridge Winery ©
Old Bridge Winery
Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge

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