Armenia is a unique travel destination. The combination of local people, nature, culture, food and the rapidly developing tourism infrastructure create a completely different experience for travelers who are looking for something new. Local experience tours in Armenia offer travelers a chance to experience Armenia like locals, with locals. Whether it is learning a craft, baking bread, visiting Armenian families, celebrating with locals or having a special road trip, Armenia will become an unforgettable experience.
As you travel in Armenia, you will have an opportunity to interact with local people and get acquainted with their everyday life, which is a unique experience in itself. The visits to studios and social initiatives will uncover the creative spirit of the Armenian people. In addition to visiting important cultural sites, your tour will be spiced up with learning popular local crafts, such as carving a cross-stone, weaving a carpet, making pottery or creating a traditional doll used in folk rituals. You will also have a chance to dress up in garments from medieval and early modern periods of Armenia for a memorable photograph.
Your culinary experiences will not be limited to just the tasting of Armenian food. You may help local women to knead dough, cook local dishes or bake a local dessert. Armenian men take pride in their distillers and homemade vodkas. A toast to friendship while the barbecue’s getting ready is a must.
Armenia surprises travelers with its Soviet heritage. The urban explorations in Yerevan and in other cities will introduce you to its 20th century modernist architecture. Old classical cars like Volga or Pobeda can take you on a ride through the Soviet-style neighborhoods of the city during your individual tours. Moreover, along your tour you will as well experience the mountainous landscapes and natural monuments of Armenia.