Armenia

Armenia Highlights

"Visit Armenia, it is beautiful"

Armenia has a strong, rich and resilient cultural heritage, due to its ancient and complex history. Adventure travelers will find many medieval monasteries and monuments across Armenia. Many hikers and outdoor activities will be glad to go to Armenia because of its dramatically beautiful mountaineous landscape. Enjoy winter sports in Armenia. Discover Yerevan an exuberant and endearing capital.

Armenia Ratings

Cultural Exchange: 4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

Outdoor Activity: 4.1 out of 5 stars (4.1 / 5)

Nature Discovery: 4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

Overall: 4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)

Outdoor Activities in Armenia

Climbing & Mountainering, Cylcling, Hiking

Country Profile

Capital: Yerevan

Important cities: Yerevan, Gyumri (Shirak Marz), Vanadzor (Lori Marz), Dilijan (Tavush Marz), Jermuk (Vayots Dzor Marz), Tsaghkadzor (Kotayk Marz)

Currency: Dram (AMD)

Visa policy: Link

Area: 29,743 km2

Languages: Armenian

Mobile Phone: VivaCell, Ucom and Beeline are the main operators. SIM cards are available at these operators.

Country code: +374

Electricity: 220V/50Hz

Internet TLD: .am

Time Zone: UTC+4

Sources: Lonely Planet, Wikipedia, Wikitravel

Weather

Description: Armenia's weather is continental. Summers are hot, dry and sunny, lasting from June to mid-September. Evening breezes blowing down the mountains provide a welcome refreshing and cooling effect. Springs are short, while autumns are long. Autumns are known for their vibrant and colourful foliage. Winters are quite cold with plenty of snow, with temperatures ranging between -10 and -5°C.

When should you go: Winter sports enthousiasts should go between December and February. Summer, from May to September, is the best season to discover Armenia.

 

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