Category Archives: Syunik

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 […]

Halidzor Fortress: How to Visit + A Little Bit of History

Halidzor Fortress in Syunik-10

Halidzor Fortress may not be one of Armenia’s oldest sights, but it sure is one of the most worthwhile. This is a short guide to how to visit, what to expect, and more! For some reason, I had always wanted to visit Halidzor Fortress. I knew nothing about it except that it was a bit […]