8 days in Armenia Itinerary

8 days in Armenia Itinerary

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8 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Areni
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Hayravank
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Yerevan
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Kuwait City

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Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. On the 17th (Thu), explore the fascinating underground world of T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave, take in breathtaking views at Noravank Gorge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Noravank Monastery, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Astvatsatsin Church, and finally do a tasting at Areni Wine Factory.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Areni trip planner .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Areni is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuwait City to Areni is 1 hour. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Kuwait City in January; daily highs in Areni reach 2°C and lows reach -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hayravank.

Things to do in Areni

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge
Areni Wine Factory ©
Areni Wine Factory
Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery

1
night
Hayravank

Hayravank ©
The quiet lakeside village of Hayravank brings in visitors with its small and historic monastery, one of the province's key cultural highlights.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): make a trip to Monastery Sevanavank, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Grigor (Doputs Monastery), then stroll the grounds of Noratus Cemetery, and finally stroll through Hayravank Monastery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hayravank trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Areni to Hayravank in 2 hours. Traveling from Areni to Hayravank, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Areni in January, things will get slightly colder in Hayravank: highs are around -2°C and lows about -14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Hayravank

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Noratus, Monastery Sevanavank
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Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery
Monastery Sevanavank ©
Monastery Sevanavank
Noratus Cemetery ©
Noratus Cemetery

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Echmiadzin Monastery (in Vagharshapat), Khor Virap (in Lusarat) and The Monastery of Geghard (in Geghard). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, don't miss a visit to Yerevan Cascade, shop like a local with Northern Avenue Pedestrian Street, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Mosque (Persian Mosque).

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yerevan journey maker .

Traveling by car from Hayravank to Yerevan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Hayravank to Yerevan is 2 hours. In January, Yerevan is somewhat warmer than Hayravank - with highs of 1°C and lows of -7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Yerevan

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Garni Temple, Khor Virap, Echmiadzin Monastery, The Monastery of Geghard
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The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Northern Avenue Pedestrian Street ©
Northern Avenue Pedestrian Street

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