Armenia is a hidden jewel that lies in the shadow of the spectacular Mount Arafat. It has 3,500 years of recorded history, classing it as one of the world’s oldest places. You will not be short of places to see in Armenia. There is the modern, trendy capital of Yerevan, with its boutiques, cafes, and skyscrapers. Or you can check out the incredible historical sites peppered throughout the country.

Destination highlights

  • Armenians are among the friendliest people in the world
  • You can eat fresh, organic food; you will come back healthy!
  • It’s a hotbed of history
  • You can enjoy the view of Mount Ararat
  • It is a safe destination
  • The landscapes are breathtaking

Activities to do

  • Wander around Yerevan
  • Climb the Cascade to see the city’s monument
  • Witness the Genocide Memorial Complex in Yerevan
  • Visit Lake Sevan and take a dip in the inverted sky
  • Stroll the Historic Streets of Dilijan
  • Visit Geghard, Garni, and Khor Virap
  • Fly in The Wings of Tatev and Visit the Tatev Monastery
  • Enjoy the view of Mount Ararat from Khor Virap
  • Discover Karahunj Observatory, aka Zorats Karer

Country details

  • Location: Southwestern Asia
  • Language: Armenian, English, Assyrian, Greek, Russian, Kurdish
  • Currency: Armenian Dram (AMD)
  • Cuisine: Influences from the European and Levantine cuisines
  • Airport: Zvartnots International Airport, Yerevan
  • Flight Duration: 3.5 hours from Dubai

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