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The relief of Armenia is great for those who like extreme sports and active entertainment. The country doesn't have access to the sea. However, it is possible to enjoy watersports on Lake Sevan or on Lake Arpi. Fans of rafting along the mountain rivers can go on an exciting adventure to the unpredictable river Kasagh. Travelers will be able to conquer the sky on a paraglider or to engage in high-mountain diving. Several hiking trails are laid on the territory of the country. Tourists can have an exciting journey there and visit unique monuments of history and architecture, which include ancient fortresses and temples. Great opportunities for climbers are provided by the mountains of Armenia.
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The climate of Armenia and numerous mountain peaks favor the development of ski tourism. There are 3 main ski resorts in the country: Tsakhkadzor, Jermuk, and Sevan. The total length of Tsakhkadzor is 30 kilometers. The difference in altitude is more than 800 meters. The resort is located just 60 kilometers from Yerevan. At the resort, you can try bobsleigh. Trails of Jermuk are suitable for those who are just starting to master skiing and do not like extreme descents. Trails are short. The height difference is about 400 meters. Another ski resort, Sevan, offers tourists not only extreme descents but also mineral waters.
In the warm season, tourists can ride catamarans on Lake Sevan. You can participate in various tours to the sights located on the shores. Fans of driving off-road cars can go on a trip around the lake. Rock climbers will be able to try their hand at Mount Ararat. One of the most popular places for tourists is the cave of Archeri. Its length is more than 3 kilometers; the depth is about 700 meters. A huge space with stalactites, corals, stalagmites, a cave river and a lake is waiting there. At the bottom of the cave, scientists found the skeleton of an ancient bear that fell here many centuries ago. Yenokavan features the cave settlement of Lastiver Anapat, founded in the Middle Ages. Copyright
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Other popular climbing directions are the Noravank Gorge, equipped with climbing hooks for safety, and the Hell's Gorge. The Hell’s Gorge has a meadow with a picturesque stream. Several different routes are laid especially for climbers. One of the most popular places for climbing in Armenia is Mount Khustup, which is about 3 200 meters above sea level. The highest peak of the country is Ararat. A large number of local legends are associated with the place. The highest peak is more than 4000 meters. The place is suitable for those who have some physical training. The peaks are covered with snow. The glacier lake Kari is on one of the slopes is the high mountain.
Armenia, Yerevan Despite the lack of access to the sea, Armenia has excellent conditions for scuba diving. Diving can be done on the shores of the Lake Sevan, which can boast the amazing azure water. There is a diving school at an altitude of 3000 meters, where everyone can take lessons. The mountain relief offers a rather difficult task for those who like to skydive. That will be an excellent training for professionals. Beginners should abandon the idea or skydive with the instructor only, otherwise, the landing may prove tough. Paragliding will be an amazing activity. It is suitable for professionals and for those who are just trying this extreme sport. The best places for paragliding are Aparan, Ararat, and Vedi.
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Homemade carpets remain a popular memorable gift that tourists often buy in Yerevan. Experienced travelers suggest buying carpets at Mergerian Carpet Factory. There is a large shop near the factory, in which tourists will easily find carpets of different shapes and sizes. To purchase exclusive carpets, consider visiting Tufenkian Carpets. That said, the price of carpets in this shop will be somewhat higher. This shop offers a unique service – visitors can bring their own drafts, and skilled … Read more

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