30 days in Armenia Itinerary

30 days in Armenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Goris
— 2 nights
2
Jermuk
— 2 nights
3
Areni
— 1 night
4
Yerevan
— 7 nights
5
Dilijan
— 3 nights
6
Alaverdi
— 3 nights

2
nights
Goris

Goris ©
Goris, is a town in the southern Syunik Province of Armenia. On the 15th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Zorats Karer, thenexplore the ancient world of Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge), thentake in the dramatic scenery at Shaki Waterfall, and finally make a trip to Old Khndzoresk. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings, take an in-depth tour of Aksel Bakunts Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tatev Monastery.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Goris trip maker.

Steamboat Springs, USA to Goris is an approximately 144-hour travel. Traveling from Steamboat Springs to Goris, you'll lose 11 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Jermuk.

Things to do in Goris

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sisian, Tatev Monastery, Old Khndzoresk
Highlights from your plan
Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge) ©
Karahundj (Armenia's Stonehenge)
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Medieval Goris Cave Dwellings
Tatev Monastery ©
Tatev Monastery

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Gndevank Monastery, thenexplore the ancient world of Arates Monastery, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Springs, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Jermuk Waterfall. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Gladzor University Historical-Cultural Museum-Reservation and then make a trip to Spitakavor Monastery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Jermuk trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Goris to Jermuk in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Areni.

Things to do in Jermuk

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Vernashen, Arates Monastery
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Gndevank Monastery ©
Gndevank Monastery
Jermuk Waterfall
Jermuk Waterfall
Arates Monastery ©
Arates Monastery

1
night
Areni

Areni ©
Areni is a village in the Vayots Dzor Province of Armenia. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Areni 1 Cave Scentific - Research Foundation, explore the stunning scenery at Noravank Gorge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Noravank Monastery, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Astvatsatsin Church, and finally learn about winemaking at Old Bridge Winery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Areni trip planner.

You can drive from Jermuk to Areni in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Yerevan.

Things to do in Areni

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Old Bridge Winery
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Noravank Gorge ©
Noravank Gorge
Noravank Monastery ©
Noravank Monastery
Areni 1 Cave Scentific - Research Foundation ©

7
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.
The Monastery of Geghard and Garni Temple will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Megerian Carpet Museum and Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts. Explore Yerevan's surroundings by going to Khosrov Forest State Reserve (in Ararat), Garni (Charent's Arch & Garni Gorge) and Tushpa Wine Cellar (in Taperakan). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Khor Virap, pause for some serene contemplation at Katoghike Church, steep yourself in history at The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots, and view the masterpieces at Dalan Art Gallery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Yerevan visit planning app.

You can drive from Areni to Yerevan in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Yerevan can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dilijan.

Things to do in Yerevan

Museums Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Garni, Ararat Province, Vagharshapat, Master Levon's Divine Underground, The Monastery of Geghard
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The Monastery of Geghard ©
The Monastery of Geghard
Saint Gayane Church ©
Saint Gayane Church

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Noratus Cemetery and Matosavank Monastery. Get in touch with nature at Hayravank Monastery and Dilijan National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dilijan: Kecharis Monastery (in Tsakhkadzor), St. Grigor (Doputs Monastery) (in Noratus) and Monastery Sevanavank (in Sevan). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Goshavank Monastery, pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Heroes of the Film Mimino, and examine the collection at Museum of Folk Art (Sharambeyan Centre of Popular Creation in Dilijan).

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Dilijan trip builder site.

You can drive from Yerevan to Dilijan in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Alaverdi.

Things to do in Dilijan

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Noratus, Kecharis Monastery, Hayravank Monastery, Monastery Sevanavank, Goshavank Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Noratus Cemetery ©
Noratus Cemetery
Hayravank Monastery ©
Hayravank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery
Goshavank Monastery

3
nights
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 30th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Mikoyan Brothers Museum, step into the grandiose world of Kayan Fortress, delve into the distant past at Haghpat Monastery, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Akhtala Monastery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Odzun Church. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Sanahin, thentake in the views from Sanahin Bridge, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Kobayr Monastery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hnevank Monastery.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Alaverdi day trip site.

Drive from Dilijan to Alaverdi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dilijan to Alaverdi. In June, Alaverdi is slightly colder than Dilijan - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Alaverdi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Akhtala Monastery, Kobayr Monastery, Haghpat Monastery, Hnevank Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Mikoyan Brothers Museum ©
Mikoyan Brothers Museum
Akhtala Monastery ©
Akhtala Monastery
Odzun Church ©
Odzun Church

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