11 days in Armenia Itinerary

11 days in Armenia Itinerary

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11 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Yerevan
1
Yerevan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Gyumri
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Alaverdi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Dilijan
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Jermuk
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Goris
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Yerevan

2
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Dalan Art Gallery and Gala Art Gallery. Head to Dalma Garden Mall and Nur Art Galleryfor some retail therapy. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Yerevan Brandy Factory, explore the world behind art at Arev Art Gallery, stroll around Lovers' Park, and pause for some photo ops at Victory Park and Statue of Mother Armenia.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Yerevan day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Yerevan. In June, daytime highs in Yerevan are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Gyumri.

Things to do in Yerevan

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Eduard Isabekyan Gallery Yerevan ©
Eduard Isabekyan Gallery Yerevan
Yerevan Brandy Factory ©
Yerevan Brandy Factory
Zoravor S. Astvatsatsin Church ©
Zoravor S. Astvatsatsin Church

2
nights
Gyumri

Gyumri ©
Gyumri, the second largest city in Armenia, survived a turbulent history and a devastating earthquake in 1988.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Harichavank Monastery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lmbatavank Church, take an in-depth tour of Museum of National Architecture and Urban Life, then admire the landmark architecture of Gyumri Railway Station, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Marmashen Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Antique Art Salon, admire the masterpieces at Mher Mkrtchyan Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Surp Astvatsatsin or Yot Verk (Seven Wounds) Church, see the interesting displays at Shiraz House Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Isahakyan House Museum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Gallery of Mariam and Eranuhi Aslamazyan Sisters.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Gyumri driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Yerevan to Gyumri takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yerevan to Gyumri due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yerevan in June, expect Gyumri to be little chillier, temps between 28°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Alaverdi.

Things to do in Gyumri

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Lmbatavank Church, Harichavank Monastery, Marmashen Monastery
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Marmashen Monastery ©
Marmashen Monastery
Lmbatavank Church ©
Lmbatavank Church

1
night
Alaverdi

Alaverdi ©
Alaverdi, is a town in the Lori Province at the northeastern part of Armenia, near the border with Georgia. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Mikoyan Brothers Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Sanahin, then delve into the distant past at Kayan Fortress, then contemplate the long history of Haghpatavank, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Odzun Church.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Alaverdi day trip app .

Traveling by car from Gyumri to Alaverdi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Alaverdi, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dilijan.

Things to do in Alaverdi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Haghpatavank
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Monastery of Sanahin ©
Monastery of Sanahin
Odzun Church ©
Odzun Church
Mikoyan Brothers Museum ©
Mikoyan Brothers Museum

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.
On the 16th (Sun), look for gifts at Wine Store Tsaghkadzor, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kecharis Monastery, then stroll through Hayravank Monastery, then make a trip to Monastery Sevanavank, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Haghartsin Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the lush surroundings at Dilijan National Park.

Make your Dilijan itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Alaverdi to Dilijan in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Alaverdi to Dilijan is 1 hour. Traveling from Alaverdi in June, expect Dilijan to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Jermuk.

Things to do in Dilijan

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tsakhkadzor, Hayravank Monastery, Monastery Sevanavank
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Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery
Haghartsin Monastery ©
Haghartsin Monastery
Kecharis Monastery ©
Kecharis Monastery

1
night
Jermuk

Jermuk
Known as the source of much of the country's mineral water, the mountain spa town of Jermuk in truth quenches visitors' thirsts for much more besides.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Jermuk Deer Monument, take in the natural beauty of Hot Springs, contemplate the waterfront views at Dolphin Lake, admire the sheer force of Jermuk Waterfall, then explore the ancient world of Surp Sion Monastery, and finally steep yourself in history at Gndevank Monastery.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Jermuk online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Dilijan to Jermuk takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Goris.

Things to do in Jermuk

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Surp Sion Monastery
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Jermuk Waterfall
Jermuk Waterfall
Dolphin Lake ©
Dolphin Lake
Gndevank Monastery ©
Gndevank Monastery

2
nights
Goris

Goris
Goris, is a town in the southern Syunik Province of Armenia. On the 19th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings, take in the dramatic scenery at Shaki Waterfall, delve into the distant past at Aghitu Memorial, then delve into the distant past at Zorats Karer, and finally delve into the distant past at Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge). On your second day here, take some stellar pictures from Wings of Tatev and then take in the dramatic natural features at Goris Rock Forest.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Goris online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Jermuk to Goris in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Goris

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sisian, Wings of Tatev
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Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge) ©
Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge)
Shaki Waterfall ©
Shaki Waterfall

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