Category Archives: Province (Marz)

How to Visit Angelsʻ Canyon in Armenia (Trail Tips & More!)

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I find dry and arid landscapes alluring. I always have. I grew up in a place teeming with greenery, trees, and water… so any place that looks like its opposite captivates my attention and lures me in. Therefore, visiting Angelsʻ Canyon in Armenia was always a top priority for me… even if it did take […]

How to Get From Yerevan to Gyumri by Train, Bus, or Taxi

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One of the best places to visit in Armenia is undoubtedly Gyumri.  This guide will give you details about how to travel to Gyumri from Yerevan by three different modes of transportation.  You will see how to easily and affordably go from Yerevan to Gyumri by train, bus, or taxi. How to Get From Yerevan […]

How to Visit Lori Berd (+ Reasons to Visit the Fortress)

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A place that we find on many tour itineraries yet one that still remains an under-the-radar attraction in Northern Armenia is Lori Berd (Lori Fortress). We visited the historical site last year and despite it being closed because of the pandemic, we were still able to walk around the perimeter of it and plan a […]

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 […]