9 days in Armenia Itinerary

9 days in Armenia Itinerary

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9 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  28​h
1
Areni
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Hayravank
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Yerevan
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney

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Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): learn about winemaking at Areni Wine Factory, Head underground at T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave, explore the stunning scenery at Noravank Gorge, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Astvatsatsin Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Noravank Monastery, and finally explore the striking landscape at Mozrov Cave.

Plan trip to Areni with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Sydney, Australia to Areni is an approximately 28-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Areni, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in March, with highs in Areni at 17°C and lows at 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hayravank.

Things to do in Areni

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mozrov Cave
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Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge
Areni Wine Factory ©
Areni Wine Factory

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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 23rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Monastery Sevanavank, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Grigor (Doputs Monastery), then stroll the grounds of Noratus Cemetery, and finally kick back and relax at Hayravank Monastery.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hayravank trip planner.

Traveling by car from Areni to Hayravank takes 2 hours. The time zone difference moving from Azerbaijan Time to Eastern European Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Areni in March, expect Hayravank to be slightly colder, temps between 10°C and -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to 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
Noratus Cemetery ©
Noratus Cemetery
Monastery Sevanavank ©
Monastery Sevanavank

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts and Parajanov Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Monastery of Geghard and Northern Avenue Pedestrian Street. Explore Yerevan's surroundings by going to Khor Virap (in Lusarat) and Garni (Garni Gorge & Garni Temple). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Caucasus Mountains, see the interesting displays at History Museum of Armenia, browse the exhibits of Armenian Genocide Museum, and make a trip to Republic Square.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Yerevan trip planning website .

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 moving from Eastern European Time to Armenia Time is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Hayravank in March; daily highs in Yerevan reach 16°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yerevan

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Garni, Khor Virap, The Monastery of Geghard, Mount Aragats
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The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Khor Virap ©
Khor Virap

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