Category Archives: Province (Marz)

Bardzravan: Camping, History, & Adventure in Remote Syunik

Bardzravan village in Syunik, Armenia

Bardzravan village is probably the most remote place in the Syunik region and a place where people still live despite the interesting history the village has faced. We recently had the chance to visit and explore it a little deeper! Situated on the edge of the massive Vorotan Gorge, Bardzravan village has approximately 50 inhabitants […]

Tandzaver Horseback Riding Tour Recap with Welcome Tandzaver

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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 […]

Observing Syunik’s Nature at Tanzatap Wildlife Watchpoint

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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 […]

Unforgettable Views and Comfort at the Old Tatev B&B

Old Tatev B&B in Tatev village

There are many stunning villages in Armenia but few have as much recognition in their name the way Tatev does. Tatev Monastery is one of the top sights in Armenia and attractions thousands of visitors annually. When the Wings of Tatev was opened in 2010, the world’s longest cable car made Tatev Monastery even more […]

Arevik National Park: One Absolutely Perfect Travel Day (+ Tips)

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When I first visited Armenia nearly a decade ago, I remember gazing at a map of the small country and seeing a place in the southwestern corner called Arevik National Park. This was during a time in my life where I was drawn to remote places and the unknown. My curiosity has been tamed a […]