in Yerevan


You can get a visa extension at the Passport and Visa Department of OVIR. At room 211 you fill in a form and provide a photocopy of the picture page in your passport and return the next day to confirm authorisation …
in Stepanavan & Around

Stepanavan Information Centre

The best information centre is located here in quiet Stepanavan. Several of the staff at the Stepanavan Information Centre speak English and are happy to answer questions or perhaps arrange a tour for you. They have…
Library in Yerevan

American Corner

Has a library with books, American newspapers and free internet access. Also has occasional English-language film screenings and lectures. You'll find it next to the Republic Square (Hanrapetutyan Hraparak) metro st…
in Yerevan


Specialises in adventure trips – hiking and mountain biking – plus speciality interests such as photography, bird-watching and archaeology. Call first as the location is hidden outside the centre but staff will meet…
Tourist Information in Sevan

Tourist Information Centre

Staff of the Tourist Information Centre, located in the Qaghaqapetaran (city Municipality building), speak Armenian, Russian and French but no English. It has no maps or brochures about the town or region.
in Yerevan


HSBC is the leading international bank and has several branches with cash machines around the city. If you had to organise a money transfer, this would be an easy place to do it.
Tourist Information in Tatev

Tatev Tourism Information Centre & Cafe

Just uphill from the monastery is an Information Centre, run by the English-speaking Sarmen Arshakyan. This is the place to ask about hikes in the area or B&Bs where you can spend the night.
in Yerevan


Nexus is a decent option, where you need to pay for the megabytes used, so costs rack up every time you click a new page or upload/download something.
in Yerevan

Haypost Main Office

The Haypost Main Office, centrally located, is a public mail service. A letter or postcard sent abroad might take one or two weeks, but it gets there.
in Yerevan

Envoy Tours

Runs day trips near Yerevan and into northern Armenia to popular places like Garni, Geghard, Echmiadzin and Mt Aragats. Operates out of the Envoy Hostel.