Armenia, the picturesque mountainous country at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, has exciting news for tourists from the UAE. The country has recently simplified its visa regulations, making it easier for both Emirati citizens and expatriates to explore this hidden gem of the Caucasus. Here are all the details you need to know about this sweet deal.
Visa-Free Travel For Emiratis
If you hold a UAE passport, you’re in for a treat. Armenia now allows visa-free travel for up to 180 days within a year, offering you ample time to experience its beauty and culture. The breathtaking landscapes and rich history are just a flight away.
Streamlined Regulations For UAE Residents
But that’s not all! Armenia has also made the process smooth for those with UAE residency visas. Sisian Boghossian MBA, head of Tourism Committee of Armenia, Ministry of Economy, explained, “Citizens from more than 50 countries, including Egypt, India, Iraq, Morocco, the Philippines, and Saudi Arabia, may obtain a visa at the Armenian border (on-arrival or by e-visa) if they hold a valid resident card issued by GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) member states, which includes the UAE.”
Fostering Cultural Exchange
Armenia’s goal is to encourage cultural exchange, tourism, and deeper connections between the two nations. As they open their doors to UAE tourists, there has never been a better time to explore this captivating destination.
Why Armenia Is A Top Choice For UAE Travellers
The UAE has seen a significant upswing in travellers choosing Armenia, and it’s no wonder why. A short direct flight of just three hours and affordability make it an attractive choice. Armenia offers a diverse range of activities, from ziplining, water rafting, and paragliding, to winter sports, providing a well-rounded experience for visitors.
One of Armenia’s unique attractions is its year-round appeal. The picturesque winter landscapes are perfect for snow enthusiasts, and there are a variety of snow-related activities to enjoy. The affordability and diversity of Armenia’s tourism offerings align well with the desire of UAE visitors to experience new and exciting activities.
So, if you’re looking for an exciting, accessible, and unexplored destination, Armenia beckons you to experience its natural beauty, rich culture, delicious cuisine, and unforgettable landscapes. It’s time to embark on an adventure of a lifetime!