Armenia is located in the South Caucasus region (40.1833° N, 44.5167° E). The neighboring countries are Georgia to the north, Iran to the south, Turkey to the west and Azerbaijan to the east and south-west.
With more than one million people – Yerevan is the capital and the biggest city of Armenia. It offers its visitors a corridor to an ancient civilization that is flourishing for more than 6000 years, yet its modern infrastructure and entertainment venues will leave you craving for more.
Located in the subtropical climate zone with high mountains, fast fresh rivers and everything in between Armenia is lucky to experience all four seasons. From snowy white blankets in winter to hot days in summer, from bouquet of fresh scents of spring flower fields to amazingly colorful forests of fall.
The trout of Lake Sevan, the Caucasian Viper, Armenian apricot, Armenian poppy are just some examples of the unique flora and fauna that Armenia houses. The Botanical Garden and the Zoo of Armenia exhibit many of the sorts of plants and animals that call Armenia their home.
Armenia is rich with fresh water lakes, big and small, natural and artificial. At 1905 meters above sea level Lake Sevan is a spectacular sight. The Sevanavank monastic complex from 9th century still standing on the homonymous peninsula makes it a perfect spot to clear your mind and enjoy the moment. Conclude the perfect day with a tasty dinner at a restaurant right beside the lake and enjoy the fish that once was the favorite meal of kings and queens around the world.
Being one of the longest lived languages in the history of mankind – the Armenian language holds the golden key to many mysteries. Born in 405 the Armenian Alphabet let Armenian nation to create everlasting masterpieces that are adored throughout the world.
Of course, the Armenian cuisine… Traditional barbeque, dolma, harissa, khash with iconic cognac or fine wine will make any moment special.
Located in a mountainous terrain, Armenia is home for some of the most beautiful and steep mountains in the world. Being one of the highest mountains from its base, Mount Ararat will surely astonish you. Mount Aragats (4090m) is ideal for your most exciting trip to the top of a mountain and perhaps spending the night a bit closer to the stars.
Armenians are proud of being the first nation to adopt Christianity as state religion in 301. Since then many perished for their right of religious freedom. Christianity brought new culture to Armenia. Songs, dances, lifestyle in general changed to obey the rules of the new religion. There are thousands of unique Khachkars, that are an undeniable part of our devotion to Christianity.