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ARMENIA DESTINATION GUIDE

"Armenia is one of Europe's most underrated destinations, with some of the region's most spectacular nature, captivating history and friendly locals - but get there now before the secret's out"

Travel Director
Armenia at a glance
With ancient monasteries, dazzling lakes and traditional villages sprinkled between soaring mountains, you’ll wonder why Armenia remains so untouched by tourism. Join your expert Trafalgar Travel Director and share a fine Ararat brandy with the famously friendly Armenians.
Currency
Armenian dram
Winter avg temp
3°C
Summer avg temp
35°C
Time Zone
GMT +4
Capital City
Yerevan
Language
Armenian
Good morning
Bari arravot
Good evening
Bari yereko

What to pack for Armenia

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Armenian dram

The Armenian dram is the official currency of Armenia, so stock up on some dram before your Armenia tour.

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Armenian phrasebook

The Armenian alphabet and language is unlike any other in the world. Learning a few Armenian phrases will earn some smiles of appreciation from the friendly Armenians.

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Layers

The Armenian climate swings between sub-zero temperatures in winter and 40°C in summer, so pack some layers to be ready for all conditions.

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Adaptor plug

In Armenia, standard voltage is 230 V and the power plugs and sockets are of type C and F, with typical European two-pin plugs.

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Comfortable shoes

From walking the magical streets of Yerevan, to climbing the massive staircase of the Yerevan Cascade, you’ll need a sturdy pair of walking shoes in Armenia.

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