Treasures of Vayots Dzor or “Armenian Tanzania”

Yeghegis Armenia 2019

This time we decided to leave for Vayots Dzor, one of the most beloved regions of the mount climbers, with rich high mountains, beautiful rock paintings, caves, diversity of flora and fauna, historical and cultural monuments. I got an invitation from the coordinator of the Lost in Armenia project Rafael Khudoyan.։ The aim of the project is to discover the cosy nooks of Armenia, create unique tourist routes and develop adventurous tours. Rafael is a former soldier, a volunteer of the April war, a simple, patriotic and, of course, adventurous…

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Things to do in Gyumri for 5 hours

Recently we visited Gyumri, but unfortunately, only 5 hours were at our disposal. We faced a difficult question: how to use these hours? We were lucky to get acquainted with the young, energetic co-founder of the tourist company “Gyumri Tour” Gor Torosyan. Despite the fact that Gor is a historian, he and his group create various interesting tourist programs.According to the preliminary agreement, Gor met us at the central square of Vardanants. In February 2018, Torosyan was able to organize the winter festival Winter Fest in Amasia with his own…

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Yerevan Wine Days – Must Attend Festival in Armenia

Wine Festival in Yerevan Wine Festival in Yerevan is a series of great days where wine producers represent their wine together with cheese producers who show the finest cheese. This year Yerevan Wine Days will start their run on Saryan street during the first of May and the seventh of May. At the festival you will have an opportunity to feel the sounds of national music, to feel the Armenian hospitality, and of course, to taste the Armenian cuisine and wine. You can participate in Yerevan wine days’ tour. Yerevan Wine Days Yerevan Wine…

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List of the Best Extreme Holiday Destinations in Armenia

Armenia is a perfect place for extreme tourism as the high mountains and fantastic nature encourage you to discover unreachable sightseeing. It will be notable to mention that the famous National Geographic Traveler magazine listed Armenia in the top 3 countries in the “Active and extreme tourism”. Here is List of Extreme tours in Armenia  1. Balloon Ride Skyball Tours Balloon Ride Skyball is a tour flight in an air balloon, so you can look at the city from above. It is breathtaking and unforgettable. 2. Paragliding Tours This extreme tour will make…

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How do They Celebrate Easter in Armenia

Every Christian country celebrates Easter – the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Christians believe that Jesus Christ – the son of God, died for their sins and returned to life three days later to fight death and evil. Easter is celebrated on Sunday. Here are some answers to the frequently asked questions concerning Easter celebration in Armenia. 1. What happens on Easter Day? Christians celebrate Easter two days after Good Friday, the day of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. In Armenia, people go to church, lent, paint eggs, fight with…

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4 Best Off-Road Jeeping Tours in Armenia

An off-road Jeeping tour is a real adventure. The memories are unforgettable as 4×4 tours catch your breath and make you feel the adrenalin rush. On the other hand, it is too difficult for extreme lovers to find a high-quality extreme tour in Armenia. Here are four best off-road Jeeping tours in Armenia. 1.Jeeping and Trekking Tour This trip will give you a great chance to climb the mountain Azhdahak. Don’t forget to admire the fantastic view of the mountains. The duration of the trip is one day and it…

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21 Must Attend Festivals in Armenia in 2018

There is too much to see and do in Armenia, so hurry up. Once you are in Armenia, you should attend the festivals, which take place every year. The festivals will help you to be closer to the Armenian customs and traditions. Here we represent you twenty-one must attend festivals, when and where you can attend them. 1. Yerevan Wine Days (Wine producers represent their wine and cheese to the public) May 4-5, 19:00-22:00 Saryan Street 2. Mulberry Festival (You can eat mulberries, listen to Armenian songs, dance and admire the…

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