Armenia is not a popular vacation destination among masses, due to the fact of having lack of information online. However, for an active traveler, it is always thrilling and adventurous to find something that is unexplored. Therefore, this Armenia itinerary would lead you to the great places that are less popular or don’t have much exposure online. Follow this amazing Armenia itinerary to uncover the best places to visit in Armenia.
Explore the museums and art galleries
Visit the most ancient urban areas in the world
Embrace the nature’s beauty and carved out rocks
Day 1: Arrival in Yerevan and explore the city
Day 2: Continue Your Exploration in Yerevan
Day 3: Garni and Geghard
Day 4 & 5: Khor Virap & Seven Lake
Day 6: Departure
Start your day with a delightful breakfast at your hotel and if you want to try your hand on the traditional street food, you can ask the locals for the best place to eat traditional Armenian cuisines. After having done with your breakfast, you can move ahead to explore the city and stroll around the streets of Kenton. Saint Sarkis Church or Saint Sarkis Church Armenian Apostolic Church in the Nor Nork district of Yerevan, Armenia is a historic place that you should begin your journey with. You can then climb up the Cascade to enjoy panoramic views of the city. Head towards the Erebuni Fortress, one of the most ancient urban areas in the world, to get acquainted with the history of the place. After a long stroll, you can wrap up the day with the scrumptious cuisines.
Kickstart your second day of Armenia itinerary with the Armenians Genocide Museum to learn about the horrific events of 1915. Though it is not a very nice place to visit in Armenia, still you are on a tour where you will be exploring the great place that nobody knows about them. This place will help you to get a better sense of the culture and history of the city. While exploring the place, you can either have snacks or can go for lunch. After having done with your food, you can move forward to the city’s favorite contemporary art galleries. This gallery displays the contemporary art that supports both modern artists and local artists. Exploring these places will take your day, then come back to the hotel to relax and after your dinner, you can enjoy some time at the park. Also, don’t forget to come to the Republic Square to watch the singing fountain show.
The third day of your Yerevan’s great geographical location enables to visit some of the must-see landmarks of the country. For the third-day trip, head to Garni and Geghard, which is the Temple of Garni that has the only standing Greek-Romanian colonnaded building in the country, as well as in post-Soviet countries. This is one of the best places to visit in Armenia which is located in the village of Garni, around 30 km from Yerevan. It is a must-visit place so enjoy exploring half day here and rest of the day can be reserved for Geghard. It is a monastery that is quite close to Garni, if you are traveling by car, it takes about 20 minutes to get there. Embrace the scenic beauty of the monastery that is surrounded with the systematic carved out rocks and surrounded by cliffs.
On the fourth day of your Armenia itinerary, you can kickstart your day with Khor Virap, a place you can relax and have fun at the same time. This monastery complex is known for the best views of the breathtaking Mt Ararat. This particular area in Yerevan is very popular among travelers since it offers history and natural beauty at the same time. So, if you are a history buff or a nature lover, you can enjoy your day learning more about the area. This way, you can wrap up your fourth day and come back to the hotel for some rest. New morning calls for a new destination that will drive you crazy and could add some silver elements to your Armenia itinerary. Move forward to Sevan Lakes, an enormous lake spans more than 1,000 sq. km (386 sq. miles), which makes it the largest lake in the country. If you happen to visit here in the summer, Sevan Lake is a perfect alternative to a beach resort, as many locals try to get away from the hottest days in Yerevan.
Last day on your Armenia itinerary calls for buying some souvenirs shopping. So, relax and enjoy the last day of your tour of the city.
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