Category Archives: Ararat

Ecotourism in the Caucasian Wildlife Refuge (+ Lodging Tips!)

Caucasian Wildlife Refuge guide

Along the border of Khosrov Forest State Reserve is the wild and remote Caucasian Wildlife Refuge. This guide will tell you how you can visit the Caucasian Wildlife Refuge (and how to stay there overnight)! It will also include plenty of tips to help you plan your stay, as well as which types of tours […]

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

Angelʻs Canyon in Armenia-11

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 […]

A Complete Travel Guide to Khor Virap Monastery (Tips & More!)

A Complete Travel Guide to Khor Virap Monastery (Tips & More!)

Khor Virap is one of those must-visit places that should be on your itinerary when you visit Armenia. This is a complete travel guide to Khor Virap Monastery.  It includes how to visit, why you should visit, facts about Khor Virap, and much more! If you’re looking for a tour to Khor Virap, please check […]

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 […]

17 Diverse Places to Visit in Ararat Province (Marz)

Havuts Tar Monastery Complex

One of Armenia’s provinces that most travelers inevitably visit without knowing is the Ararat province. This guide details some amazing places to visit in Ararat and why you should go to each! The capital of the Ararat marz (Armenian for ‘province’) is Artashat and the province is, naturally, named after Mount Ararat. Interestingly, two of […]

How to Easily Get From Yerevan to Khor Virap Monastery

How to Easily Get From Yerevan to Khor Virap Monastery (taxi, bus, rental car, and khor virap tour options)

One of the most iconic places in Armenia is undoubtedly Khor Virap.  This guide will show you how to get from Yerevan to Khor Virap Monastery, a must-visit place in Armenia. This guide will include details about how to visit Khor Virap by public transportation, tour, and with your own car.  Click here if you […]