10 reasons to visit Armenia
Discover the most ancient, mysterious and at the same time a modern country!
10 reasons to visit Armenia:
1. MOUNT ARARAT and lake Sevan
To see the most beautiful mountain in the world – biblical Mount Ararat, the highest mountain in the world from its base (not sea level), where the Noah’s ark landed after the Great Flood and the second highest lake in the world after Titikaka!
2. FIRST OFFICIALLY CHRISTIAN COUNTRY
Armenia is the first country in the world which officially adopted Christianity in 301, 24 years earlier than Rome. The first Christian church of the world (301-303) is located in Armenia.It means here you’ll see the world’s oldest churches and monasteries located in stunning natural settings.
3. WORLD’S OLDEST SHOE and oldest stonehenge in the world
To see the world’s oldest shoe (5500years old), as well as world’s oldest winery found in Areni Cave and 8000 year old Stonehenge located in the South part of Armenia.223 large stone tombs are standing here waiting for explorers.
4. TASTE THE ARMENIA WINE AND COGNAC
To taste the Armenian pomegranate wine and the most sophisticated Armenian cognac which is the visit card of Armenia.
5 . TASTE THE HEALTHY ARMENIAN CUISINE and most tastiest fruit in the world, APRICOTS OF ARARAT VALLEY
To eat healthy, organic and delicious food as the Armenian cuisine is one of the oldest and tastiest in the world and to taste the sun-kissed apricots of Ararat Valley. “Prunus armeniaca” in Latin means “Armenian plum” as Armenia is the homeland of the apricot, the only fruit containing gold in its composition.
6.RIDE THE WORLD’S LONGEST AERIAL TRAMWAY
To ride the world’s longest aerial tramway (5.7km), “Tatev wings” which will take you to the huge monastic complex of Tatev (10th century), indeed a fairy-tale fortress – monastery nestled on a promontory surrounded by deep gorges.
7. TO SEE UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES.
8. TO STAND ON THE SILK ROAD
To stand on the old Silk Road, its bridges and see caravanserais (hotels of antiquity). The Silk Road was about 7000km long, and 500km passed through Armenia.
9. DIVERSITY OF LANDSCAPES
You will be amazed by the diversity of landscapes of this small, yet ancient country with over 5000 year history. From semi deserts up to the alpine meadows, snow-capped peaks and white sand beaches of the Lake Sevan, the lush forests of Dilijan or the huge red rocks of Noravank Canyon where we can organize incentive for you from A to Z.
10. YEREVAN day and night life
To visit one of the world’s ancient continuously inhabited cities – Yerevan, the pink-colored capital of Armenia founded in 782 B.C. It’s called so because most of its building were built by the local pink rock (tuff) quarried in Armenia. Erebuni (Yerevan) fortress is 29years older than Rome.This historical city becomes quite another place of ineterst during the night.Bars,Discotecs and casonies are waiting for you to enjoy and have unforgettable time.