Tag Archives: Syunik

Sleeping Amongst the Mulberries at Ttenut Eco Camping

Sleeping Amongst the Mulberries at Ttenut Eco Camping

I have to admit I have never been an avid camper. In fact, I’m rather bad at it. This trip to Syunik has changed my perspective and I have found places that offer such a fantastic camping experience that it has me craving more! One of the places that really opened my eyes from fearing […]

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 […]

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 […]

Everything to Know Before Visiting Karahunj (Zorats Karer)

Everything to Know Before Visiting Karahunj (Zorats Karer)

One of the most mysterious places in Armenia is Karahunj Observatory, also referred to as Zorats Karer (and sometimes Carahunge!) This is a guide detailing how to visit Karahunj, why you should take a trip there, and the history of it. Where is Karahunj? Karahunj is located in the south of Armenia in the diverse […]

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

Complete travel guide to Tatev Monastery in Armenia

Tatev Monastery is an absolute must-visit and addition to your Armenia trip when you travel to the country.  This guide will give you all the details you need to travel to Tatev.  It will include how to visit Tatev Monastery, facts, practical information, and much more! If you’re simply looking for tours to Tatev Monastery, […]