Before you go

Are vaccinations required before travelling to Armenia?

Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to Armenia are available from the NHS website

Is it safe to travel to Armenia?

For up to date information around safety and security in Armenia read the Foreign & Commonwealth Office latest information for Armenia.

Best time to visit Armenia?

The best time to head to this country would be the beginning and ending months of summer – late May and early June or else late September and early October.

Do I need a visa to enter Armenia?

As citizens of an EU member state, British Citizen passport holders can stay in Armenia without a visa up to 180 days per year.

What currency do i need in Armenia?

The official currency of Armenia is the Armenian dram.

While visiting Armenia

What wild animals live in Armenia?

The wildlife of Armenia includes wild boars, porcupines, various lizards, snakes and numerous species of birds. Endangered species living in Armenia are the Caucasian bear, Caucasian bearded goat, the Armenian mouflon (sheep) and the leopard.

What is the traditional food in Armenia?

The Armenian dishes are famous for their special taste and spicy flavors. The most important and special dish of every Armenian table is the barbecue. It is made with pork, lamb, beef or chicken in the addition of different species and served with traditional Armenian “Lavash”.

What Languages are spoken in Armenia?

The official language of Armenia is Armenian while Assyrian, Greek, Russian, and Yazidi Kurdish are the major minority languages spoken in the country.

How much do you tip in Armenia?

The currency in Armenia is the Armenian dram. Anything from 10-20% is ok. On smaller bills, just leaving the change may suffice.

Where can I find a local travel expert for Armenia?

Local Armenia travel experts are available.

Useful Numbers

Emergency Armenia Numbers?

  • Police: 102
  • Ambulance: 103
  • Fire: 101
  • Embassy: +374 10 264301

    Time Difference

    What is the time difference in Armenia?

    The time difference is 4 hours

    Travel Apps

    What is the best travel app for Armenia?

    Armenia Guidebook

    Best Armenia guidebook?

    Stay informed before during and after your trip to Armenia with this Armenia Guidebook .