- Yerevan – Schedule not known, but at least one marshrutka, passing by Goris, going further to Meghri and even across the international border to Iran in the south. 6-7 hr from Yerevan.
- Goris – Additionally to the Yerevan one(s), there exist at least two more from near the amusement park on Komitas St. in Goris. One at 12:00, continuing to Meghri and Agarak. And another one at 15:00, with no connection further south. 1,500 dram, 1½-2 hr.
- Meghri – Once a day, 1.5 hr. It connects from Agarak. From Agarak or Meghri it costs 2,000 dram.
It's possible to catch a local bus heading towards nearby villages such as Shikahogh, Srashen, Tsav or Shishkert.
By roadHiring a car, or taxi, or renting one is a good option too. A fascinating journey from Yerevan will take around 4-5 hr (with stop-over) and will cost approximately US$80 by taxi or car.
- Statue of Davit Bek, a local hero
- Small fortress of Halidzor on top of a hill on the western edge of town.
Baghaberd FortressThis is one of Armenia's most picturesque fortresses, especially if photographed from the small hill behind it. A cool fortress with a colorful story.
Vahanavank MonasteryThis monastery is under renovation. The site alone is worth the visit, but the monastery looked cool even during the reconstruction.
Shikahogh State PreserveContinuing south from Kapan on the new (not old!) highway towards Meghri, you pass through Shikahogh, which includes Mtnadzor Canyon, with one of the most pristine forests in Armenia.
Being slightly off the main tourist destinations, Kapan is a tranquil and quite city,
Darist Hotelphone: +374 285 52662, +374 285 28262, +374 285 28232address: 1a Aram Manoukyan Str.Great location if you want to walk around and explore town a bit, the rooms can be hit or miss, especially considering the price. The restaurant is a convenient if uninspired place to eat, regardless of whether you sleep there or not.
Hotel Lernagortsphone: +374 285 62086, +374 285 68039address: 2 K. Demirtchyan Str.Amenities: hot, cold water in Luxe and de-luxe rooms, in other rooms - cold water only, TV set, radio, no central heating.
- Goris — the last major town in Armenia for travellers continuing to Karabakh and also entering point to Tatev Monastery.
- Jermuk — spa town where much of the country's mineral water comes from.
- Meghri — the crossing point into Iran
- Sisian — good base for visiting Ughtasar mountain and thousands of petroglyphs on top of it.
- Yeghegnadzor — small town close to spectacular canyon and monastery in Noravank, the impressive Smbatabert Fortress/Tsakhats Kar Monastery area and the old silk road caravanserai of Selim.