9 days in Armenia Itinerary

9 days in Armenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dilijan
— 1 night
2
Yerevan
— 4 nights
3
Goris
— 1 night

1
night
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 2nd (Mon): appreciate the history behind Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Parz, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Sargis Chapel, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Goshavank Monastery.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Dilijan route planner.

Chicago, USA to Dilijan is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Chicago to Dilijan. While traveling from Chicago, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Dilijan, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Yerevan.

Things to do in Dilijan

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Gosh
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Lake Parz ©
Lake Parz
Goshavank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery
Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino ©

4
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 find plenty of places to visit near Yerevan: The Monastery of Geghard (in Geghard), Khor Virap (in Lusarat) and Garni Temple (in Garni). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, walk around Lovers' Park, don't miss a visit to Republic Square, and sample the fine beverages at Noy Yerevan Brandy Factory.

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

Getting from Dilijan to Yerevan by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In April in Yerevan, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 44°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Goris.

Things to do in Yerevan

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

The Monastery of Geghard, Khor Virap, Garni Temple
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Cafesjian Center for the Arts ©
Cafesjian Center for the Arts
The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard

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Goris

Goris ©
Goris, is a town in the southern Syunik Province of Armenia. On the 6th (Fri), take some stellar pictures from Wings of Tatev and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tatev Monastery. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Khndzoresk Swinging Bridge, steep yourself in history at Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings, then make a trip to Old Khndzoresk, then explore the ancient world of Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge), and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Shaki Waterfall.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Goris trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Yerevan to Goris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Goris

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Syunik Province, Sisian, Tatev Monastery, Khndzoresk Swinging Bridge
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Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Wings of Tatev ©
Wings of Tatev
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings

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