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If you’re planning to visit Armenia, the best time to be headed to this country would be late May and early June or September and early October. This is the time when the heat is comparatively low and the weather is comfortable and ideal for exploration. This is also the time when rain is unlikely, flowers are in bloom, and it is the nesting season for birds. The dazzling autumn colours bring the trees to life. So these are the months when Armenia is at its beautiful best!
Armenia experiences a highland continental climate characterized by cold winters and dry, hot summers.
The months of December, January and February are the coldest, with snowfall fairly common in the northern region. The winter months in Armenia can be bitterly cold and are usually avoided by visitors. However, if you are an amateur of snow and winters sports, the possibilities are endless in Armenia. You can enjoy a string of activities like skiing, snowboarding, and more, down the lofty hill slopes at the ski resort of Tsaghkadzor.
The months from June to September are the hottest, with temperatures easily soaring as high as 40°C. The average temperatures hover between 22°C to 36°C. However, the evenings are cool and refreshing, owing to the pleasant mountain breeze.
April and May are the wettest months in Armenia, with heavy showers of rain lasting for long spells. Nevertheless, the weather in Armenia can still differ within short distances, owing to variations in altitude as well as other factors.
MON – SUN (10:00-19:00)
Middle East Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
MON-SUN (24 h Zvartnots Branch)
MON-FRI (10:00-14:00) City Office
Zvartnots Branch: +374-55-808114
Nord Wind Airlines
MON – SAT (09:30-18:30)
SAT-SUN (10:00 – 18:00)
MON – SUN (13:00-01:00)
MON – FRI (10:00-19:00)
MON – SAT (09:30-18:30)
LOT Polish Airlines
Tel: +374-60-680081 – Call center
MON-FRI: 10:00 – 18:00
SAT: 11:00 – 18:00
Visaconcord Airport Office
SAT 02:00-06:30, 18:00-23:00
Time Zones and Daylight Saving
Local time in Armenia is four hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT + 4), eight hours ahead of Eastern Time (EST +8) and eleven hours ahead of Pacific Time (PST +11). There is no daylight saving time in Armenia.
Customs and Regulations
Customs at Zvartnots International Airport is a quick and easy process. If you have goods to declare, you go to the designated “red section.” If you have no declarations, go to the “green section.” For more detailed information, follow the links to Zvartnots International Airport and Customs.
You can send and receive anything from postcards to large packages to and from anywhere in the world via HayPost, the Armenian post office. There are also logistics companies available. The following are the most widely used providers:
1. EMS Armenia Express Mail Service
2. UPS express
3. DHL Worldwide Express
4. Federal Express
5. TNT Express Worldwide
6. Garant tour
Cellular network carriers in Armenia include: Vivacell МТС , Beeline, U!com, and Rostelecom. To get a prepaid SIM card, visit one of the above carriers with your passport, and sign up; it should take about five minutes and cost 500 AMD. Most major international carriers also provide roaming services, which you should activate prior to arrival. Internet and Wi-Fi is widely available throughout Yerevan, especially in cafes and hotels. Many parks also offer free Wi-Fi! Availability of Wi-Fi outside Yerevan is limited, but available at most major hotels.
Medication and Vaccinations
There are no obligatory immunizations required for travelers visiting Armenia. Armenia’s climate is generally pleasant and does not pose unusual health risks. Medical facilities vary in quality and breadth, with many qualified doctors and dentists running a variety of practices. There are registered pharmacies on virtually every corner in the center of Yerevan, carrying all of the basic toiletries and many over-the-counter drugs, some of which can also be purchased in hotels and supermarkets. If you have special health needs, speak to your physician before traveling. If you travel during the summer, it is a good idea to pack sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses, as the Armenian sun is strong!
Even though Armenia is one of the safest countries to travel to, boasting one of the lowest crime rates worldwide, and ranking eighth on this year’s Gallup Poll on how safe people feel, taking out a travel insurance policy that covers theft, loss, accidents and medical problems is highly recommended. If you plan to do any adventure or extreme sports such as scuba diving, bungee jumping, motorcycling, skiing and even hiking, check that your policy fully covers you.
1. Fire Department – 101
2. Police – 102
3. Ambulance – 103
4. Gas Emergency Service – 104
5. Emergency Situations Crisis Management Center – 911, 101
6. Municipality of Yerevan Hotline – 108
7. Ombudsman (Human Rights Defender) of Armenia Hotline – 118
All one needs to bring with him/her when they travel to Armenia is:
Scarf to wear in churches
Armenia offers a wide range of hotels and accommodations staring from guest houses and hostels to 5* luxury hotels.
The local currency is AMD, Armenian Dram.
You can do exchange for EUR, USD, GBP, GEL, CHF, RUR.
You can find ATMs at any corner of streets in the major cities of Armenia.
Traditional Armenian dishes are: Tolma, Khorovats (Barbeque), Armenian bread lavash, Spas, Ghavurma, Gata, Ghapama, Harisa.
The following means of public transportation are available in Yerevan: Metro (100 AMD), buses and minibuses (100 AMD) , Taxi (100 AMD per 1 km, the minimum fare 600 AMD )
The electricity in Armenia is 220 volt.