Do you like exploring the world through travel? This is an ideal way to learn more about the history, culture and cuisine of a specific region. However, it is important to properly prepare for the trip, which will enable thoughtful and effective sightseeing. If you don’t have the time or inclination to plan your trip yourself, you can go on a trip organized by a travel agency, designed to provide as many unforgettable experiences as possible. Visiting Armenia has become very popular among travel enthusiasts in recent years. What is worth doing in this extremely interesting country?
The most interesting regions and monuments
Of course, the sightseeing list should include at least a few famous places in the region. When it comes to Armenia, there are many attractive natural and cultural sites to choose from. Tourists visiting this country are usually very impressed by Lake Sevan. Not only does it impress with its impressive size, but it also offers many picturesque views that fans of natural landscapes appreciate. Moreover, there are many historic monasteries and monasteries in Armenia. Although it is not possible to see all of them during a several-day trip, you can choose a few of them, particularly representative ones, such as Haghpat, which is a UNESCO heritage site, or Geghard.
An adventure with local cuisine
For a trip to another country to be considered successful and to make the most of it, it is worth tasting local delicacies. What do people eat in Armenia? Due to the geographical location and history of these areas, Armenian cuisine draws much inspiration from culinary customs popular in the Balkans and Turkey. A lot of vegetables, grains and meat are used to prepare dishes. During a trip to Armenia, be sure to try dishes such as harissa (wheat stew with meat), dolmas (rolls of meat with grape leaves) and traditional pastries. This country is also famous for its alcohol production, including: brandy.
Are you going to remember your trip to Armenia for a long time and look back on it with a smile for years? If so, don’t forget to buy a souvenir that will remind you of your amazing trip. What is worth bringing from this country? Beautifully decorated fabrics, scarves, tablecloths and many others stand out from the background of postcards available everywhere (traditional or magnetic). Apart from them, people visiting Armenia eagerly choose jewelry. Such a souvenir will preserve the memory of your trip, and at the same time will be useful on a daily basis – you will be able to wear it constantly.
Amazing Armenian folklore
In addition to visiting famous places, monuments and landscapes, getting to know the local cuisine and buying a one-of-a-kind souvenir, some people want to immerse themselves in the original Armenian folklore. How to do it? The ideal way is to learn one of the traditional dances. There are quite a lot of them in Armenia. Although a short trip to this country will not be enough to learn them all, you can learn the basics. Not only will it be a practical lesson in folklore, but it will also provide great entertainment. Many people just want to have fun during their holidays!
Don’t know what to do when visiting Armenia? When organizing a trip to this country, be sure to visit famous tourist attractions, taste local delicacies, buy yourself a unique gift and learn about traditional folklore.