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Dilijan— 1 night
Yerevan— 4 nights
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.Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then make a trip to Sharambeyan Street, and then delve into the mystery of Matosavank Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Dilijan Amphitheater and then cool off at Hayravank Monastery.
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Dilijan is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Dubai in May; daily highs in Dilijan reach 28°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Yerevan.
Things to do in Dilijan
Zipline, Hayravank Monastery
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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.Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Northern Avenue Pedestrian Street and Dalma Garden Mall. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hayravank Monastery and Parasailing & Paragliding. Change things up with these side-trips from Yerevan: Garni Gorge (in Garni), Kecharis Monastery (in Tsakhkadzor) and Noratus Cemetery (in Noratus). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Echmiadzin Monastery, pause for some photo ops at Alexander Tamanyan Statue, browse the different shops at Yerevan Mall, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Hripsime Church.
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You can drive from Dilijan to Yerevan in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Yerevan
Vagharshapat, Kecharis Monastery, Noratus Cemetery, Hayravank Monastery, Garni Gorge
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