Book a flight to Yerevan and delve right into the heart of Armenia. Packed with vibrant culture, ancient history and exciting modern ambition, this city is waiting to be explored.
Before you jet off to Yerevan, find out exactly what to expect when you fly with us. From check-in to touch down, we work hard to bring you a comfortable and enjoyable journey.
Travel in our Business Class cabin and speed through check-in and security at the airport and once up in the air, relax in your Italian leather seat as one of just 12 Business Class passengers. When you’re settled in, sit back and enjoy a range of delicious meals and beverages throughout your flight.
All the mod cons await in Economy Class. Enjoy entertainment on your personal HD touchscreen from the comfort of your ergonomically-designed seat. You can also stay in touch with social media or chat to family and friends with our award-winning WiFi.
Grab a bite to eat from our delicious onboard menu as you fly. With dishes carefully chosen from across our wide range of destinations, there’s something tasty to enjoy, whether you’re in the air as the sun rises or the stars shine.
Climb to the top of the famed Yerevan Cascade and you’ll be rewarded with incredible sweeping vistas of the city below. The giant stairway offer unparalleled views of downtown and Mount Ararat from the platform at Victory Park.
Enjoy an intriguing glimpse into pre-Christian Armenia at Garni Temple. Wander around this well-preserved 1st century pagan monument and soak up the beautiful mixture of Greco-Roman architecture. Take time to explore the incredible 7th century Zvartnots Cathedral ruins too, for a real taste of Armenian heritage.
Marvel at treasures excavated from the Necropolis of Lchashen at the History Museum of Armenia. Uncover an extensive collection of Bronze Age artefacts, medieval costumes and a variety of other extraordinary items that call back to Armenia’s rich history.
Armenia’s modern hub, cultural centre and historical hotspot - Yerevan is a destination not to be missed. Overlooked by the impressive Ararat mountain and known for its leafy boulevards and friendly locals, this welcoming city is waiting to charm you. However long you plan to spend here, get the most out of your trip and discover all of the best things to do in Yerevan.
Join the locals and head to the streets for a relaxing summer evening in a Yerevan cafe. Stroll along the tree-lined roads to find your perfect spot and join in the fun. Tuck into traditional crepes, washed down with some of the best coffee in the city, at the Parisian-style Gemini café. When winter draws in, the ‘pandoks’ or taverns provide a cosy retreat for travellers and locals alike. Enjoy lively music and a delicious barbeque as you relax in the warm, welcoming atmosphere. For a traditional setting, visit the Tavern Yerevan.
An emerging city on the international art scene, Yerevan has a plethora of cultural destinations to visit. Head to the Cafesjian Centre for the Arts to enjoy a quirky collection of works. Housed under the steps of the Yerevan Cascade, the art centre has a variety of indoor and garden based galleries to explore. Once you’ve had your art fix, delve into the city’s cultural past at the Erebuni Historical and Archaeological Museum Reserve. Dating from 782 BC, the archaeological site is a historical playground. History lovers will be in heaven here, with Achaemenid artefacts and ancient palace ruins to see up close.
Indulge in a little retail therapy as you explore the city with a visit to Yerevan market. The Vernissage Market is your one-stop-shop for Armenian souvenirs, including brass pots, ceramics, carved wooden statues and other artistic finds. For a modern shopping experience, head to Yerevan Mall and spend a day treating yourself to high-end shops and big brand names.
No trip to this city would be complete without sampling the local flavours. Any traditional restaurant in Yerevan will serve you a range of delicious Armenian dishes. Try fatayer (a meat-stuffed pastry), taste a delicious lahmajoon (an Armenian-style pizza) or indulge in succulent shashlik (kebab). Top it all off with a sweet, freshly baked baklava.
Before you travel to Armenia, we suggest you speak to your embassy about what visa documentation you’ll need to enter the country.
While in Yerevan, the currency you’ll use is the Armenian Dram (AMD). Frequently used notes include: 500, 1,000, 5,000, 10,000, 20,000, 50,000 and 100,000.
Although the national language, Armenian, is widely spoken in Yerevan, other secondary languages, such as English, Greek and Russian, are spoken too.
The weather in Yerevan varies depending on the time of year you’re visiting. Expect highs of up to 37ºC between July and September and lows of -4ºC between January and March.
In Yerevan, transport is easy to come by. You can get around on the Yerevan metro, use the buses or hop on a tram. There’s also a wide network of minibuses or ‘marshrutkas’ to take advantage of. If you’d prefer a taxi, Yerevan has a range of companies to choose from at reasonable prices. Alternatively, head further afield and start exploring Armenia when you hire a car.