Facts about Armenian Dolma and Dolma Festival

What is Dolma (Tolma)?

Dolma (Tolma) is a traditional Armenian dish the name of which comes from the Armenian word “Toli” which means the grapevine. Dolma consists of ground spiced lamb meat full of rice and different herbs together wrapped in grapevine.
You can also use beef, turkey or even their mix and wrap them in cabbage.

Armenian Dolma Recipe 

For the meat filling you will need:
  • Ground Meat
  • Onion
  • Rice

Spring in Armenia

Vacation planning is always nice. And if you have decided to go to Armenia, this is the right choice! Spring is mild in Armenia. Rains fall out infrequently.
It's nice to take a walk in the evening in Yerevan. Cascade, Northern Avenue, Victory Park - everything says about the coming of spring...
You can make a tour of historical places and enjoy not only the beauty of nature, but also the masterpieces of Armenian architecture. Sardarapat, Khndzoresk, Amberd, Zvartnots...

Easter in Armenia

Each holiday has its own characteristics and unique beauty. In Armenia the holiday is felt in the air, in high spirits and even in the views of people who pass by. Easter is the holiday of the whole family. Earlier in Armenia, this holiday was called differently. “Red Sunday” or in Armenian “karmir kiraki”. The blood of the crucified Christ is the basic idea underlying the celebration of Easter.

Easter means separation, remission of sins and return to God. Easter in the Armenian Apostolic Church is one of the important church holidays. The resurrection of Christ became the basis of Christian teaching and faith. Christians around the world celebrate this bright holiday.

Winter in Armenia: New Year Holidays

New Year is always the expectation of a miracle. And, of course, you often open miracles in unknown places…
Winter in Armenia can become a discovery for New Year’s holidays not only for local residents, but also for guests from even the most distant countries. And this means that Armenia can surprise, enchant, delight.  In a word,   nobody will feel indifferent…
So what is the magic of New Year in Armenia?

Winter tours in Armenia

Winter tours in Armenia 

Winter holidays are a great opportunity to travel to ancient Armenia, visit its cultural and historical sights, learn about local traditions, get acquainted with wonderful hospitable people and taste the world famous Armenian cuisine.

The best places to visit in Armenia in winter 

Armenia is special in its own way. A warm winter makes it possible to organize fascinating tours both in Yerevan and in its environs. Travelers of all age categories can spend interesting time here.

Winter rest in Armenia

Going  on a trip is always tempting and attractive, and in winter is even more so…

The weather is wonderful, nature itself creates the appropriate mood. You want to merge with the nature and forget about everything that bore you, about everything that prevented your cheerful disposition of the spirit.

A trip to Jermuk is a mandatory beginning of a winter trip around Armenia. Jermuk in winter charges not only positive energy, but also fills the entire body with health.