Category Archives: Syunik

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

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Verin Khotanan: Hospitality and the Most Enviable Views

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We have been to Verin Khotanan village two times – once was a quick pit-stop on our way to Shrvenants and the other was to visit the wonderful Verin Khotanan Guesthouse there. This is a short recap of our time in Verin Khotanen, including the top sight there, where to stay, and why you should […]