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Situated on the crossroad of routes that link the East to the West, Armenia has always attracted travelers from all over the world. Thanks to its geographical position, throughout centuries Armenia developed into a unique and mesmerizing culture that reflects the country’s history from ancient times to modern days. Route Armenia tour operator offers travelers several routes to travel around Armenia and explore the country.

Route Armenia was born with an honest desire to introduce Armenia in a way we see it – hidden and modest, monumental and subtle, simple but majestic. Our project is an open invitation for anyone who wants to learn the narratives of Armenia, listen to its sounds, see its images and experience its tastes.

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On The Road: Travel Stories

Silk Road of Armenia: In the South

After a delicious breakfast, we thank Gayane for their hospitality, and leave Kajaran, walking our way out of the town under rain. We get stuck for about an hour on the outskirts of Kajaran. The weather is cold. The petrol trucks from Iran pass by honking their way up and down the Kajaran mountain pass. We play guitar and sing songs. This is the final day of our hitchhiking trip along the Silk Road of Armenia. At last, a retired […]

Silk Road of Armenia: Road to Kajaran

We wake up with the first rings of the church bells of Tatev monastery. The night spent at the oil press of the monastery was rather warm, and even though the camp-bed was short and my feet couldn’t fit normally, my sleep was good. We pack and leave the building. Nothing has changed from last evening. It’s still raining and there is fog all around. Since Father Mikael and Harutyun are busy with the morning service, we walk to the […]

Silk Road of Armenia: A Night in Tatev

The inner yard of Tatev monastery looks abandoned when arrive here at the end of the sixth day of our hitchhiking journey along the Silk Road of Armenia. On our right is a water spring. We drink some fresh water, and leave our backpacks here to wander around. At the other end of the monastery we notice a dim yellow light in the fog. Hoping to find someone there, we cross the yard, and behind the window glass we see […]

Armenia Travel Tips

Free Things To Do in Yerevan

This year, Armenia and its capital Yerevan are in the spotlight of many travel websites and magazines. It’s one of the most promoted 2020 travel destinations. But traveling to Yerevan doesn’t necessarily mean spending hundreds of bucks to explore what the city has to offer. Below is a list (I believe, incomplete) of the free things to do in Yerevan, from must-visit sites and to activities and music events. 1. VISIT THE CAFESJIAN CENTER FOR THE ARTS The Cafesjian Center […]

Hitchhiking in Armenia

I became addicted to hitchhiking in 2007, back when I was living and studying in Moscow. Winter was a boring time for students, so when my friend Alexander messaged me and offered to join him on a hitchhiking trip to Saint Petersburg, I agreed happily. On the next day, we went to buy me all the gear that I needed: a 45 liter Campus backpack (which I still use today), a Tatonka thermos (I still use that one, too), a […]

Artsakh Visa Information

The Republic of Artsakh (also known as Nagorno-Karabakh) is a de-facto independent republic located east of Armenia, bordering Azerbaijan to the east, Armenia to the west, and Iran to the south. Although Artsakh shares borders with three countries, currently you can only enter Artsakh via Armenia. Foreign travelers are required to obtain entry visa. WHERE TO OBTAIN ARTSAKH VISA Travelers who wish to travel to Artsakh, can get can get their visa in Yerevan at the Permanent Mission of the […]