Category Archives: Syunik

Shahnazar Adventure Campsite: The Perfect Legends Trail Pit-Stop

Shahnazar Adventure Campsite: The Perfect Legends Trail Pit-Stop

There are so many places in southern Armenia worth discovering. The Syunik region is home to thousands of these sights, places, and landmarks. While the area may be unexplored, you can still find yourself at home for a week or two in the region. This post details our stay at one of the coolest new […]

A Mystifying Trip to the Abandoned Hin Khot Village in Syunik

How to visit Hin Khot in Syunik Armenia

Perhaps no place in Armenia is quite as jaw-dropping as Hin Khot. This guide details how to visit Hin Khot, what to expect, and a bit of its history. We visited Hin Khot as part of the Legends Trail with People in Need Armenia.  But, of course, you can visit independently and see this beauty […]

How to Easily Get from Yerevan to Tatev Monastery (4 Options)

Yerevan to Tatev Monastery

If you are looking for how to travel from Yerevan to Tatev Monastery, then our guide will detail the process, showing you just how easy it is to get to Tatev from Yerevan (and back). Also, in this guide from Yerevan to Tatev Monastery, you will see how to make stops at Areni (cave) and […]

Maghanjugh (Aygedzor): A Blast into Syunik’s Almost Forgotten Past

Maghanjugh (Aygedzor): A Blast into Syunik's Almost Forgotten Past

No village is ever built with the intent of abandonment. Unfortunately, a few villages in Syunik were left to succumb to nature during the Soviet-era and picturesque Maghanjugh was one of them. This is a recap of our time visiting Aygedzor (Maghanjugh’s current name). For clarification in what we write- Maghanjugh is the ancient name […]

Legends Trail in Syunik: A Complete Travel Guide (2021)

Maghanjugh (Aygedzor): A Blast into Syunik's Almost Forgotten Past

Armenia is an up-and-coming hiking destination and it is finally getting the love (and trails) it deserves. This is a complete travel guide for the Legends Trail in Syunik, one of the newest and coolest hiking trails in Armenia! The Legends Trail is a new network of trails in Syunik in southern Armenia. Syunik is […]