Spend eight days exploring the medieval history of Armenia with this itinerary. You'll go from the streets of the capital city to the mountain and valley scenery, seeking out the historic churches, monasteries, and temples hidden among the hills.
Armenia Travel Insights
Explore the best of Armenia's ancient Christian landmarks and mountainous landscapes with short hikes and comfortable overnight accommodations. Start your trip with a visit to Yerevan's Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Park and Cascade Monument. Visit the 4th-century Khor Virap Monastery, see snow-capped Mt. Ararat, and ride the world's longest cable car in Tatev. End the trip with a visit to the Noratus Cemetery and a 2000-year old Hellenistic pagan temple.
Explore Armenia on this 9-day cultural and historic highlights itinerary. Visit the 4th-century Khor Virap Monastery, enjoy views of Mt. Ararat, and explore Armenia's small-town wine production in Areni. See 10th-century Haghpat monastery, Sevan Lake, and a 2000-year old pagan temple. End your trip with a visit to Yerevan's Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Park and Museum of Manuscripts.
This 9-day itinerary hits Georgia and Armenia's cultural and historic highlights. Visit the multi-ethnic crossroads of Europe and Asia in Tbilisi, explore small-towns in Kakheti, and discover 6th-century Jvari Monastery. Cross the border into Armenia to see 10th-century Haghpat monastery, Sevan Lake, and a 2000-year old Mithran sun temple. End your trip with a visit to Yerevan's Republic Square and nearby Saint Hripsime Church—one of the country's oldest.