Category Archives: Syunik

6 Fun Things to Do in Tatev (Beyond the Monastery)

Things to do in Tatev village-1

There are many historical sights in Armenia that get a lot of attention but a lot of times, travelers don’t go beyond the attraction. This is a guide of things to do in Tatev village – beyond the famous monastery. If you tell someone you’re visiting Tatev in Armenia, they will automatically assume you’re off […]

Old Halidzor Hotel & Restaurant: A View Worth Waking Up To!

Old Halidzor Hotel and Restaurant in Syunik-7

One thing that always comes to mind when I am ‘on the road to Tatev Monastery’ is the village of Halidzor and the lodges and places that are nestled above the mountains overlooking the mind-blowing Armenian scenery. I always recalled seeing the sign for Old Halidzor Hotel and Restaurant but never had a chance to […]

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 […]

Tandzaver Horseback Riding Tour Recap with Welcome Tandzaver

Tandzaver Horseriding-4

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 […]

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 […]