Category Archives: Shirak

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

Yerevan to Gyumri by Bus, Train, or Taxi (Complete guide for traveling to Gyumri from Yerevan)-2-2

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 […]

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 […]

Ashotsk Ski Centre – an Epic Place for Skiing in Armenia and More

Ashotsk Ski Centre - Skiing in Armenia (Cross-country)

The most underrated season to visit Armenia is definitely the winter.  Winter tourism in Armenia is fantastic… if you know where to go and what to do.  Skiing in Armenia is an up-and-coming activity since the country has an abundance of majestic snow-covered mountains mixed with smaller ones for novices.  Ashotsk Ski Centre – an […]

17 Places to Stop on a Yerevan to Gyumri Road Trip (+ Map)

Dashtadem Fortress

Armenia is filled with mind-blowing road trips and on those road trips, you will find plenty of places to stop and break up the journey. These are the best stops to make on a Yerevan to Gyumri road trip. While there are a couple of routes that will take one to Gyumri from Yerevan, we […]

17 Incredible Places to Visit in Shirak Province (Marz)

Yereruyk Basilica

There is definitely something spectacular about Shirak province. It is cold, the landscapes look neverending, and there is no shortage of amazing places to visit in Shirak. This guide details some of the coolest places in Shirak – from big cities (well, big city), to villages, to historic monasteries and sights. We love how clean […]

Experiencing the Aslamazyan Sisters Gallery and Museum in Gyumri

Aslamazyan Sisters Museum in Gyumri-8

I’ve visited many museums around the world in many different countries and I truly think that the Gallery Of Mariam And Yeranuhi Aslamazyan Sisters is one of the best I have ever been to! This is a quick guide about the museum and why you should pay it a visit (including what you can do […]