Dear Friends,

Below we will answer in frequently asked questions about Armenia. Here we go.

Is it safe to travel in Armenia?

Yes, it is. Armenia is one of the safest countries in the world. You can even travel alone, no worries.

Is Armenia worth visiting?

Definitely! Armenia has a very rich cultural heritage since Bronze Age till now. Besides the cultural heritage it has a very beautiful nature, very warm people, delicious cuisine, freshwater.

Do you need a visa to travel to Armenia?

It depends on the country from you are travelling to. You can check it here.

What languages do Armenians speak?

Armenians speak Armenian. But people also can help you in Russian and English.

How much does a trip to Armenia cost?

Trip to Armenia for meals and transportation daily may cost 10-15 USD per person.

Is Armenia cheaper than Georgia?

Yes, Armenia is cheaper than Georgia.

How long can I stay in Armenia?

We would like to say as long as you want, but it will be better if you will check information on the website of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia.

Is visa in Armenia upon arrival?

In border-control points only 3-day Transit visas and 21/120 days Visitor visas are issued. Foreigners who can travel to Armenia only upon invitation cannot obtain Armenian visa upon arrival.  Pls check here

Is Armenia a Schengen country?

No, Armenia is not a Schengen country.

Can you drink the water in Armenia?

Yes, definintly you can drink the water from the water fountain called as ”pulpulak” or ”tsaytaghbyur”. In Armenia you can just open the tap and drink the water, it is clean and fresh, there is no need to boil it or to filter it. And yes, it is free of charge. You should watch this video.

How difficult is Armenian?

Learning Armenian it’s not easy. By some statics you can learn Armenian in 44 weeks or in 1100 hours.

What month does it snow in Armenia?

In Armenia you can find all four seasons. In spring nature is blooming, the it is not cold and not hot, in summer it is hot and sometimes very hot. Autumn is very beautiful and mild. You can find snow in mountains part of Armenia since December till March.

Are Kurds and Armenians the same?

No, Kurds are not Armenians, but there are the largest ethnic minority in Armenia. Over 40000 Kurds lived in Armenia. In Armenia the Kurdish people are represented by two ethnic groups: the Kurds and the Yezidis.

Which country is close to Armenia?

There are four countries close to Armenia. Armenia officially the Republic of Armenia is a sovereign state in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located in Western Asia, it is bordered by Turkey to the west, Georgia to the north, the de facto independent Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) and Azerbaijan to the east, and Iran and the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhichevan to the south.

What is traditional Armenian food?

There are several Traditional Armenian foods. Having an old cuisine traditions Armenians have a lot of traditional foods among them khorovats, dolma, khapama, harisa, khash etc.