Those with extra time in this region, can take their explorations a little further explore other villages, towns and cities within easy traveling distance. Roughly 14 miles (23 kilometers) away lies Sevan. Head here to enjoy the Sevanavank Monastery and Lake Sevan.
Around 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the southwest of Dilijan is Yerevan, a regional center home to Yerevan State University, Hrazdan Stadium and Mother Armenia. National Gallery of Armenia, Yerevan Opera House and Yerevan TV Tower are also good spots for a visit before heading back to Dilijan.
If the weather makes you want to stay indoors, go to Armenia's history museums.
Armenia offers some excellent ways to experience its unique landscapes. So why not enquire about one of the many rock climbing or hiking tours available.
Those who travel often know that eating what the locals eat is a wonderful way to truly experience a destination. Eggpalnt and burghul (cracked wheat) are often used in dishes here. Ghapama (pumpkin stew) and khash (broth) are common dishes enjoyed by visitors and local foodies. Alani (pitted, dried peaches) is perfect to end your Armenia dining experience. Invigorate your palette with a beer. Erebuni is a popular option. To taste a beverage that is authentic have a taste of Artsakh (mulberry vodka), a popular spirit. If you fancy a light refreshment, kvas (fermented bread drink) might be perfect.
When booking your vacation to Dilijan, it's handy to remember that the handiest major airport, Zvartnots International Airport, is located in in Yerevan, 45 miles (72 kilometers) away.