Category Archives: Vayots Dzor

Momik Wines: The Ultimate Armenian Wine Tasting Experience

Momik Wines

Vayots Dzor is probably the most otherworldly and diverse region in Armenia and it is the cradle of wine as the oldest winery has been found in Areni village inside of Areni-1 Cave. The wine produced in Areni is one of the best in Armenia and in the entire Caucasus. Areni is known for being […]

Arpa Protected Landscape: Escaping to the Land of Bezoar Goats

There is no doubt that there are many amazing places to visit in Vayots Dzor, which is known for being the home of Armenia wine and the oldest winery in the world discovered in Areni-1 Cave. However, along with the ancient history of the region, you will also find many incredible experiences that highlight the […]

Under the Walnut Tree: Armenia in a ‘Nutshell’ in Yeghegnadzor

Under the Walnut Tree Guesthouse in Yeghegnadzor-13

Armenia has no shortage of fantastic places to visit, whether it be landmarks, guesthouses, or delicious restaurants. But, very few places can offer an entire glimpse into a country the way Under the Walnut Tree guesthouse in Yeghegnadzor does. This is a recap about my stay at Under the Walnut Tree in Yeghegnadzor, the masterclasses […]

On the Lookout for Lenin in Arin Village (Vayots Dzor)

I will never forget the moment we found out that there was a Lenin statue in Arin village, Armenia.  We were on a trip down in Syunik and Hovik, the wonderful man that co-owns Shahnazar Adventure Camping told us about the place. To be honest, we believed him but we are always such skeptics until […]

Spitakavor Monastery: History, How to Visit, & More!

Spitakavor Monastery

If you are looking for a little off-road adventure (actually it’s a rough dirt road) with beautiful panoramic views and interesting medieval and modern history, look no further than Spitakavor Monastery!  Located in the Vayots Dzor Province, it is a manageable drive from Yeghegnadzor, the provincial capital of Vayots Dzor.  I stayed at the scenic […]

A Complete Travel Guide to Noravank Monastery (Tips & More!)

Noravank Monastery travel guide (Things to do in Noravank and how to get there)-6

Noravank Monastery is one of the best places to visit in Armenia, especially for those wanting to pair stunning scenery with deep-rooted Armenian history.  This is our travel guide to Noravank Monastery.  It includes how to visit, why you should visit, facts, and more! If you’re looking for a tour to Noravank Monastery, please check […]