9 days in Armenia Itinerary

9 days in Armenia Itinerary

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9 days in Armenia Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Fly + Drive:  14​h 30​min
1
Geghard
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Hayravank
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Tatev
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Areni
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Ararat Province
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + subway + train:  13​h 30​min
End: Chandigarh

1
day
Geghard

Geghard ©
The tiny Armenian village of Geghard draws in many visitors who flock to admire the medieval Geghard monastery, a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Havuts Tar Monastery, steep yourself in history at Garni Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Monastery of Geghard.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Geghard trip planner .

Chandigarh, India to Geghard is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Armenia Time (AMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hayravank.

Things to do in Geghard

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Garni
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The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Garni Temple ©
Garni Temple
Havuts Tar Monastery ©
Havuts Tar 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 28th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Grigor (Doputs Monastery), then explore the different monuments and memorials at Noratus Cemetery, and then kick back and relax at Hayravank Monastery.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hayravank trip planner .

You can drive from Geghard to Hayravank in 2 hours. In May in Hayravank, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Tatev.

Things to do in Hayravank

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Noratus
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Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery
Noratus Cemetery ©
Noratus Cemetery

2
nights
Tatev

Tatev ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Wings of Tatev, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tatev Monastery, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Khustup. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings, explore the striking landscape at Goris Rock Forest, and then see the interesting displays at Museum of Axel Bakounts.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tatev itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Hayravank to Tatev takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Areni.

Things to do in Tatev

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Goris, Wings of Tatev, Khustup
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Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Goris Rock Forest
Goris Rock Forest

1
night
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. On the 31st (Fri), take in breathtaking views at Noravank Gorge, explore the striking landscape at Mozrov Cave, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Astvatsatsin Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Noravank Monastery, then explore the fascinating underground world of T'rchuneri (Bird) Cave, and finally learn about winemaking at Areni Wine Factory.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Areni trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tatev to Areni takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive to Ararat Province.

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
St. Astvatsatsin Church ©
St. Astvatsatsin Church

2
nights
Ararat Province

Ararat Province ©
Ararat, is a province of Armenia. On the 1st (Sat), explore the ancient world of Khor Virap, then don't miss a visit to Republic Square, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Vernissage Market, and finally make a trip to Yerevan Cascade. Keep things going the next day: shop like a local with Northern Avenue Pedestrian Street, then view the masterpieces at Dalan Art Gallery, then take in nature's colorful creations at Armenian Genocide Museum, and finally examine the collection at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ararat Province trip planner .

Traveling by car from Areni to Ararat Province takes 1.5 hours. May in Ararat Province sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ararat Province

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yerevan
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Khor Virap ©
Khor Virap
Vernissage Market ©
Vernissage Market
Northern Avenue Pedestrian Street ©
Northern Avenue Pedestrian Street

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