This guide is still the only one in English to offer comprehensive information on travel in Armenia, a destination well worth visiting in its own right. This rural retreat enjoys an astonishingly well-preserved legacy of monastic buildings, often set in magnificent locations. Nicholas Holding covers a wide spectrum of activities that give Armenia a huge potential for visitors, including birding, hiking, the arts, architectural tours, botanical trips, angling, horseriding, and caving.
*A variety of sections with strong appeal to visitors: architecture, wildlife, religion, and culture
*Vital practical details on visas, red tape, land border crossings, health, and safety, plus useful words and phrases
*Full and half-day excursions from the capital, Yerevan
*The territory of Nagorno Karabagh