Gyumri Vacation Packages
Those sightseers who have some extra time in Armenia can travel a little further afield explore other places to visit in the vicinity. Talin, is 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the north, and Byurakan is located 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the northwest.
Yerevan is 55 miles (89 kilometers) from Gyumri. This center has a great selection of attractions, including Mother Armenia, Sourp Krikor Lusavorich Cathedral and Republic Square. If you have enough time, consider checking out Yerevan State University, Hanrapetakan Stadium and Yerablur before you head back to Gyumri.
Expand your mind by spending a few hours at Armenia's wonderful history museums.
Get outdoors and make the most of the local adventure options in the area around Gyumri. Have a go at hiking or give rock climbing a go.
Try popular Armenia meals to discover the local cuisine. Eggpalnt and burghul (cracked wheat) are just two key ingredients. Do as the locals do and order ghapama (pumpkin stew) or khash (broth). Alani (pitted, dried peaches), a good way to finish your meal. If exploring the wonderful world of beer is your thing, be sure to try Erebuni while you are here. This is one of the region's best beers. Are you an adventurous traveler? Why don't you try a local drink like Artsakh (mulberry vodka)?. To wrap up your experience, try a kvas (fermented bread drink). It is a popular drink in this region.
When it's time to say farewell to Gyumri, head to the nearest major airport located in Kars, 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the west.