Vagharshapat, Armenia
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Climate & Best time to visit Vagharshapat

Climate in Vagharshapat:

Best time to visit Vagharshapat:

Spring (April to June):

  • Spring is a lovely time to visit Armenia when the landscapes come to life with blossoming flowers and greenery.
  • The weather is mild, and temperatures start to rise, making it comfortable for outdoor activities.
  • This is a good time for hiking and exploring historical sites.

Summer (July to August):

  • Summer is warm, and it's the peak tourist season.
  • Days are generally sunny, and you can enjoy outdoor activities like hiking, sightseeing, and exploring ancient monasteries.
  • Keep in mind that popular tourist destinations might be crowded during this time.

Autumn (September to November):

  • Autumn is another pleasant time to visit Armenia when temperatures are still comfortable, and the landscapes are adorned with vibrant fall colors.
  • It's a good time for wine enthusiasts, as it coincides with the grape harvest season.

Winter (December to February):

  • Winter can be quite cold in Armenia, with temperatures often dropping below freezing, especially in mountainous areas.
  • If you enjoy winter sports like skiing, Tsaghkadzor and other ski resorts are popular during this season.

Money & Prices

Currency in Armenia:

Armenian dram (AMD)

How expensive is a trip to Vagharshapat?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
9.13 USD
Fast food meal:
7.36 USD
Mid-range meal:
23.38 USD
Bottle of water:
0.45 USD
Soft drink:
0.97 USD
2.94 USD
Local Beer:
1.92 USD
Public transport - one way ticket:
0.27 USD
Taxi - 1km:
0.47 USD
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

Day Trips

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General information

Armenia general information:

Voltage: 230 V, Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Type C (European 2-pin)
  • Type F (German 2-pin, side clip earth)

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