On the lookout for a quick overseas getaway with a twist? Travel blogger The Jetsetter Diaries has just the ticket, straight to Armenia.
A country best known for its history, culture, and breathtaking nature, Armenia should be at the top of your “off the beaten track” bucket list. The best way to explore this undiscovered beauty is to take a road trip through the stunning mountains and valleys.
Don’t miss the lively capital of Yerevan, Etchmiadzin – the oldest cathedral in the world, the pagan temple of Garni, Lake Sevan – one of the largest freshwater high-altitude lakes in Eurasia, and Jermuk, famous for its hot springs and wellness resorts. What’s more, Lebanese citizens can grab their visa upon arrival.
Flight time to Yerevan: 2 hours (direct flights on MEA or Armenia Aircompany)
Where to eat traditional food in the capital: Old Erivan or Dolmama
Where to sleep: Armenia Marriott Hotel Yerevan (luxury) or My Hotel Yerevan (budget)