Armenia has become the upcoming travel destination and probably the best place to plan a budget-friendly vacay.
Not only the place is home to iconic travel spots but the rich cultural diversity of the place is an interesting aspect to capture. Though Christianity is the national religion of the country but it also values 3,500 other cultures likewise.
A trip to Armenia is a paradise for travelers who want to seek everything from one place. If you’re planning to travel to Armenia, here are the top sites you must visit!
Lake Sevan is the largest lake in the country and in the Caucasus region and is set 1900m above the sea level. The lake is home to the stunning Sevanavank Monastery, a monastery dating back to the 9th century, and here, you get to see 2 old churches.
The lake is not only a place to capture the breathtaking natural scenery but also an ideal spot if you’re interested in exploring the history of the country.
The lake is a perfect summer destination and thus a popular spot for all the travelers traveling to the country. The best time to travel the lake is from April to June.
Garni is a village in Armenia and is popularly known for the classic Temple Garni. The Temple Garni is the only Greco-Roman monument present in the country and thus you must add this to your itinerary.
Also, during your visit to the Temple Garni, you get to witness the architecture feats of that time. The mesmerizing Mountain View through the village is another great reason to add the village to your itinerary. We would recommend you to stay in the village for a few days and explore the stunning village life that is high on so many things to do!
The best time to visit the village is from May to June.
Shikahogh State Reserve
Shikahogh State Reserve is the country’s second-largest forest reserve. Situated in southern Armenia it’s the ideal spot to capture wildlife. The dense forest expanse is home to more than 1,100 species of plants with animals such as wild goats, bears, leopards, monkeys, and much more.
If you love nature and wildlife, you surely need to add this to your itinerary. The best time to visit the Shikahogh State Reserve is from May to September.
The perfect place to relax and rejuvenate during your trip is to head to the mountain spa town Jermuk. Located in the southern province of Vayots Dzor is the stunning town Jermuk. The place is fully immersed with incredible natural scenery.
The balmy climate, mineral water, and natural beauty of the place make it a must addition to your trip. The town of Jermuk is the most unique travel place for visitors in the country.
It is home to the second-largest waterfall of the country known as Jermuk Waterfall. The falls drop from a height of 70 m and render a great view.
The best time to visit the place is from May to July.
Dilijan National Park
Built-in 2002 is the amusing national park, the Dilijan National Park. The national park is home to the most stunning lake in the country Lake Parz. The park is full of so many incredible things to do.
The highlighting features of the national park include Goshavank Monastery, Haghartsin Monastery, Jukhtak Vank, and Matosavank.
The best time to visit the park so from May to September.
So, these are the top 5 places you must visit during your trip. We hope the feed helps you to plan the best vacay!