Category Archives: Nature Activities

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 […]

20 Beautiful Waterfalls in Armenia to Add to Your Bucket List

Waterfalls in Armenia - Best Armenia waterfall to visit on your trip-6

Are you looking to chase waterfalls in Armenia on your trip? This guide showcases fifteen incredible Armenia waterfalls that you need to add to your bucket list! Armenia may not be known for its waterfalls… or even water.  The completely land-locked country is home to the largest lake in the Caucasus, Lake Sevan, but other […]

How to Visit Lake Arpi National Park (and Why You Should!)

Lake Arpi National Park in Armenia

Lake Arpi National Park was one of those places that was on my ‘Armenian bucket list’.  The remoteness of the lake and park, in addition to my minuscule knowledge about Shirak, added to its appeal and I had hoped that one day I’d make it up that way. In July, Aram and I planned a […]

How to Visit Shaki Waterfall (and Why You Should + Tips)

Shaki Waterfall is one of the best places to visit in Southern Armenia and the Syunik region- so much that it is included on several organized tours of the aforementioned part of Armenia. This guide details how to visit independently or with a tour, why you should go (seriously, you should!), and some tips to […]

Azat Reservoir: Quick Travel Guide to an Unassuming Place

Azat Reservoir: Quick Travel Guide to an Unassuming Place

There are many Yerevan day trips that garner the attention they deserve but one place that kind of flies under the radar is the Azat Reservoir and its surrounding area. We recently had a chance to visit and were blown away by its beauty, potential, and scenery. However, the day definitely needed to be planned […]

Ijevan Dendropark: A Must-Visit Arboretum in Ijevan

Ijevan Dendropark: A Must-Visit Arboretum in Ijevan

I’m a sucker for green spaces and parks and always add them to my list when visiting cities.  Fortunately, Ijevan Dendropark (also referred to as Ijevan Arboretum) was anything but a letdown.  Here is how you can visit and what to expect from one of the best attractions in Ijevan. Ijevan Dendropark: A Must-Visit Arboretum […]