Category Archives: North Armenia

How to Easily Get From Yerevan to Garni (4 Options)

How to Get from Yerevan to Garni

Are you looking for the easiest way to get from Yerevan to Garni? This guide will detail the options you have to travel to Garni from Yerevan (and back again)! Armenia has hundreds of amazing natural and historical sights and many of them are located in close proximity to Yerevan. Within an hour of Yerevan, […]

Meghradzor: A Travel Guide to Kotayk’s Spirited Village

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Meghradzor is colorful, close to Yerevan, and feels like no other place in Armenia. This is a guide to things to do in Meghradzor, how to get there, and why the Kotayk village is a must-visit on your Armenia trip! To be honest, we didn’t know too much about Meghradzor prior to our trip there.  […]

Amasia: Reasons to Check Out Shirak’s Most Colorful Village

Things to do in Amasia, Armenia - Shirak Marz-8

Amasia is not particularly a place that comes to mind for most travelers visiting Armenia, but the small village in Shirak is definitely worth a pit-stop on a Lake Arpi journey or if you’re looking for day trips from Gyumri. This is a quick guide detailing a few reasons to stop by colorful Amasia and […]

How to Go Rafting in Armenia in 2021 (+ What to Expect)

Rafting in Armenia in the Debed River

Did you know that one of the coolest activities in the Caucasus is rafting in Armenia? This guide tells you why to go, what to expect, and more! We often mention in our blog that Armenia is not only a county with ancient history, monuments, and fabulous churches but it is also a paradise for […]

Sanahin Monastery: What to Know Before Visiting + Useful Tips

Sanahin Monastery in Armenia

Do you love visiting UNESCO World Heritage Sites? Then you will definitely love visiting Sanahin Monastery in Northern Armenia! Sanahin Monastery is one of the most beautiful monasteries in Armenia and this guide details how to visit it, why you should, and a brief history of Sanahin! Simply looking for the best tours to Sanahin? […]

Visiting Haghpat Monastery: History, Tips, & How to Get There

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Are you looking to visit one of Armenia’s best UNESCO World Heritage sites? This guide discusses everything you need to know about visiting Haghpat Monastery in the north of Armenia. If you are planning to discover the gorgeous North of Armenia, then the ancient architectural masterpiece of Haghpat Monastery Complex must be on your list […]