Category Archives: Nature Activities

Tandzaver Horseback Riding Tour Recap with Welcome Tandzaver

Tandzaver Horseriding-4

The small village of Tandzaver is located near Tatev Monastery and is becoming more and more popular as new activities are founded in the area. I had the chance to try the new Tandzaver horseback riding tour there and this is my experience! Tandzaver is a burgeoning adventure destination in Syunik! Aside from the epic […]

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 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 […]

Trchkan Waterfall: How to Visit + Tips from My Trip There

Trchkan Waterfall in Armenia

Looking to visit another stunning Armenian waterfall? This is a quick guide to visiting Trchkan Waterfall – including a few facts about it, my experience traveling there, and how to get there. Have you been to Trchkan Waterfall? Let us know your experience in the comments and any tips you may have for other travelers! […]

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 […]

Observing Syunik’s Nature at Tanzatap Wildlife Watchpoint

Tanzatap Wildlife Watch Point-12

Every once in a while, you come across a person whose connection with his or her surroundings just makes you envious and unapologetically inspired. Ashot Arshakyan, the founder of Tanzatap Wildlife Watchpoint, is undoubtedly one of those people. Once I had heard about a new wildlife excursion near Tatev village, I was excited to test […]