Thanks to its strategic geographical location, the city is well-positioned to give travelers a perfect base for exploring other near and far areas. Tourists can get to enjoy day trips to far areas as Mt. Aragats, Vayots, and Sevan. For anyone planning to visit Armenia for a holiday vacation, it is recommended that you go on vacation from May to the end of October.
This will give you the advantage of accommodating vacationing weather comprising of a warm atmosphere which is not uncomfortably hot. The region is also less humid but you should wear warm clothing as evenings can get extremely cold. Even though women in Armenia tend to act and wear more freely unlike women in neighboring Muslim nations and mostly dress in western-style clothing, it is advisable for female visitors not to wear shorts and skirts that are very short.
Social conventions are a basic aspect of Yerevan travel and if you are invited to a Yerevan home, it is expected that you come with some tokens like chocolate candies, wine, and flowers. Also, during photography, visitors should avoid photographing various sites like military bases. Also, certain cultural sensitivities should be observed and religious objects like churches should not be photographed.
Yerevan cuisine, just like for the rest of Armenian, is influenced highly by the Middle Eastern, Eastern European, and Mediterranean tastes. Typically, every season in Yerevan has its favorite food such as garlic, onions, and eggplant which are a key component of a summer diet. Drinks in Yerevan are well characterized by various vodkas and wines which visitors can enjoy with some brands like straw pomegranate wine being common drinks in the region.