The Best Trails in Armenia

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Photo of Geghovit - Qarkasar/Great Sevkar (mountain pass) - Shatin Photo of Azhdahak - Finishing the Unfinished Business Photo of Churches of Armenia
  • near Gomer, Gegharkʼunikʼ (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    29.80mi
    Elevation +
    4462f
    TrailRank
    68| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Geghovit - Qarkasar/Great Sevkar (mountain pass) - Shatin Photo of Geghovit - Qarkasar/Great Sevkar (mountain pass) - Shatin Photo of Geghovit - Qarkasar/Great Sevkar (mountain pass) - Shatin

    There’re numerous ways to cross the mighty Vardenis mountain range. The most obvious one would start at the village of Artsvanist and encompass the eponymous mountain peak. As we stayed for the night at Martuni by the la...

    what a beautiful trail,it is the best
    mehdi.tabibvand
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  • near Geghmaghan, Kotaykʼ (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    6.99mi
    Elevation +
    1932f
    TrailRank
    64| Rating 4.0
    Photo of Azhdahak - Finishing the Unfinished Business Photo of Azhdahak - Finishing the Unfinished Business Photo of Azhdahak - Finishing the Unfinished Business

    We were in the Geghama mountains several years ago, trying to hike Azhdahak. We had reached our trailhead with a rented Lada Niva, and camped in preparation for the hike next day. Snow fell during the night, and the firs...

    Azhdahak is one of the most beautiful mounts in Armenia.
    dazi
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  • Churches of Armenia

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    Off Road
    near Lusadzor, Tavush (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    9.74mi
    Elevation +
    1762f
    TrailRank
    62
    Photo of Churches of Armenia Photo of Churches of Armenia Photo of Churches of Armenia

    Armenia is considered to be the first Christian country. According to tradition, between 40 and 60 A.D., the apostles Bartholomew and Thaddeus traveled to the region bringing the Christian faith. In 301 AD King Trdat acc...

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  • Odzun, Horomayr, Kobayr

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    Hiking
    near Odzun, Lorri (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    5.52mi
    Elevation +
    541f
    TrailRank
    61| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Odzun, Horomayr, Kobayr Photo of Odzun, Horomayr, Kobayr Photo of Odzun, Horomayr, Kobayr

    Hiking trail description This route, located in the Lori province, starts at the Odzun Church in Odzun village. From there, it continues by foot to the medieval Horomayr Monastery, which is 1,000m above sea level. Then,...

    Did this trek in May 2016, no problems at all, very clear path, great views, beautiful churches; Kobayr, Horomayr and Od...
    dantelk
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  • near Shatin, Vayotsʼ Dzor (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    13.49mi
    Elevation +
    4675f
    TrailRank
    60
    Photo of Shatin - Vernashen via Spitakavor (August 2015) Photo of Shatin - Vernashen via Spitakavor (August 2015) Photo of Shatin - Vernashen via Spitakavor (August 2015)

    An ascent from Shatin towards Shatinavank monastery (we bypassed the monastery itself). After a steep ascent we found itself on an easy country road that leads toward a crossroads. We turned left towards Spitakavor monas...

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  • Visit Yerevan

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    Walking
    near Spendiaryan A., Yerevan (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    10.85mi
    Elevation +
    755f
    TrailRank
    53
    Photo of Visit Yerevan Photo of Visit Yerevan Photo of Visit Yerevan

    Morning walk in the center and drive to the museum of history. Drive to the memorial of the Armenian genocide and then to the "cascade"

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  • Mount Ampasar (3050 m)

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    Backcountry Ski
    near Shnist, Kotaykʼ (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    6.43mi
    Elevation +
    3684f
    TrailRank
    51| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Mount Ampasar (3050 m) Photo of Mount Ampasar (3050 m) Photo of Mount Ampasar (3050 m)

    Route description: Ampasar mountain is located in Pambak sierra by stretching to the north in the central part of Kotayk province of the Republic of Armenia. Ampasar ski track is situated on the 3050m altitude in Lori pr...

    The route is very steep and as showed in pictures, it's only for skiing, not hiking.
    Shushan Rubenian
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  • near Geghard, Kotaykʼ (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    26.42mi
    Elevation +
    6109f
    TrailRank
    50
    Photo of Geghard - Azhdahak - Lake Akna - Sevaberd Photo of Geghard - Azhdahak - Lake Akna - Sevaberd Photo of Geghard - Azhdahak - Lake Akna - Sevaberd

    A classic way to climb Azhdahak, with 3.600 metres above the sea level the highest mountain of Geghama mountain range. The trail starts at the village of Geghard, winds the stunning mountain plateau strewn with cones of ...

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  • near Aragats, Aragatsotn (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    5.24mi
    Elevation +
    2267f
    TrailRank
    50| Rating 4.56
    Photo of Southern Peak of Aragats, Kari Lake (Stone Lake) Photo of Southern Peak of Aragats, Kari Lake (Stone Lake) Photo of Southern Peak of Aragats, Kari Lake (Stone Lake)

    hiking trail description This trail begins at an altitude of 3,250m above sea level. Located near the high-mountainous, cold, freshwater lake known as Kari Lake (Stone lake). The beauty of the lake is greatly accentuate...

    When one have no idea about the way to follow any one helps if correct. We didn't follow neither the ascent way nor the ...
    mikelatz
    We climbed it this morning. It was easy with Wikiloc and GPS. Thanks for all the informations. We had to start early be...
    isaperrat
    Stunning.
    Harmen Quast
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  • Mt. Aragat's south and west peaks (Eng/Esp)

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    Alpine Climbing
    near Khotavet, Aragatsotn (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    7.13mi
    Elevation +
    3012f
    TrailRank
    48
    Photo of Mt. Aragat's south and west peaks (Eng/Esp) Photo of Mt. Aragat's south and west peaks (Eng/Esp) Photo of Mt. Aragat's south and west peaks (Eng/Esp)

    English (Español bajo) This is a perfect hike for those who want to do a 4k without any special gear except for mountain boots. there is a road easy for any type of car up to lake Kari, where one will find the cosmic ra...

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  • ARMENIA - Trek near Hankavan

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    Hiking
    near Hank’avan, Kotaykʼ (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    9.92mi
    Elevation +
    3028f
    TrailRank
    47
    Photo of ARMENIA - Trek near Hankavan Photo of ARMENIA - Trek near Hankavan Photo of ARMENIA - Trek near Hankavan

    Interesting and panoramic hike along a beautiful valley in Hankavan. Just after entering to the village of Hankavan, we take an unpaved road to the right that leads into the valley, parallel to the river. The road is in ...

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  • Trailhead of Azhdahak

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    Off Road
    near Goght’, Kotaykʼ (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    10.10mi
    Elevation +
    4006f
    TrailRank
    46| Rating 2.17
    Photo of Trailhead of Azhdahak Photo of Trailhead of Azhdahak Photo of Trailhead of Azhdahak

    October is not the best time to climb high mountains in Armenia, but I had work to do and so we gave it a try. Our aim was Azhdahak, one of the high (3597 meters), but not difficult mountains near Yerevan, and part of th...

    It's not the best trail to approachAzhdahak.
    gor.mgrigoryan
    Thank you Palmtreeproduction for trail and description. We did the trail in October 2018 on Lada Niva (rented from Nanik...
    dazi
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  • Yerevan - Garni

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    Mountain Bike
    near K’och’ar Ye., Yerevan (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    51.10mi
    Elevation +
    4373f
    TrailRank
    46| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Yerevan - Garni Photo of Yerevan - Garni Photo of Yerevan - Garni

    Dangerous climb in the first 10 km due to the crazy traffic, then easy ride to Garny, village where we take the track that runs going down along the Azat river Canyon during 11 km. We take again "road" and climb last asc...

    Im traveler from iran,i want see there ,and im going on 16 aug,can you help me?
    gardesh21
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  • Mount Ara

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    Hiking
    near Sagmosavan, Aragatsotn (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    6.41mi
    Elevation +
    3091f
    TrailRank
    46| Rating 3.83
    Photo of Mount Ara Photo of Mount Ara Photo of Mount Ara

    Hiking trail description Mount Ara is located around 40km from the capital, Yerevan, towards the middle of the Aragatsotn and Kotayk provinces’ shared border, and can be accessed from both sides (from Saghmosavan and Ye...

    In April we couldn't complete this trail as after first quarter we faced deep snow in the crevice that goes up from the ...
    Petr Kun
    I only took the path on the right up to the top of Mount Ara and back the same way. Great walk, wonderful scenery!
    bjoerk9
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  • near Shatin, Vayotsʼ Dzor (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    12.40mi
    Elevation +
    3442f
    TrailRank
    45
    Photo of Shatin - Shativank - Spitakavor - Yeghegnadzor Photo of Shatin - Shativank - Spitakavor - Yeghegnadzor Photo of Shatin - Shativank - Spitakavor - Yeghegnadzor

    One of a few marked hiking trails in the vicinity of Yeghegnadzor links the stunning rock formations of Yeghegis valley with early medieval Shativank monastery and the church of Spitakavor nestled deep in the local mount...

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  • near Mets Gilanlar, Ararat (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    5.30mi
    Elevation +
    1247f
    TrailRank
    45| Rating 1.0
    Photo of Temple of Garni, Gilan Village, Waterfall of Goddess Astghik, St. Stephanos Monastery Photo of Temple of Garni, Gilan Village, Waterfall of Goddess Astghik, St. Stephanos Monastery Photo of Temple of Garni, Gilan Village, Waterfall of Goddess Astghik, St. Stephanos Monastery

    Hiking trail description The hike is located on the shared border between the provinces of Kotayk and Ararat. After visiting the Garni temple in the village of Garni and exploring its magnificent facade, the trail will ...

    We tried to get at the Gilan village but without success. The road from Garni can better be taken with a jeep like car. ...
    Adrien T'Kint
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  • near Sevaberd, Kotaykʼ (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    22.08mi
    Elevation +
    2805f
    TrailRank
    45| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Lake Akna, Mount Azhdahak, Lake Vanqi, Petroglyphs, Gilan Village, Temple of Garni Photo of Lake Akna, Mount Azhdahak, Lake Vanqi, Petroglyphs, Gilan Village, Temple of Garni Photo of Lake Akna, Mount Azhdahak, Lake Vanqi, Petroglyphs, Gilan Village, Temple of Garni

    Hiking trail description This trail will last for about 3 days, and places for overnight stays are also mentioned in the hike. It starts from Sevaberd village, in the province of Kotayk. The first day of the hike is the...

    Amazing trail, it is long but very rewarding. Bring water had 5 liters and needed to fill up at the crater on top. I use...
    Armand S
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  • Tegher Monastery, Amberd

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    Hiking
    near Tekher, Aragatsotn (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    4.80mi
    Elevation +
    1850f
    TrailRank
    44| Rating 4.33
    Photo of Tegher Monastery, Amberd Photo of Tegher Monastery, Amberd Photo of Tegher Monastery, Amberd

    Hiking trail description Tegher Monastery is located in the village of Tegher in the province of Aragatsotn. It is a beautiful place, and the old, grey and faded walls of the church are especially admirable in sunny wea...

    We did this hike in early September and compared to the other parts of Armenia nature was not as impressive. It still wa...
    Elmira Ayvazyan
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  • near Garrni, Kotaykʼ (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    6.16mi
    Elevation +
    1276f
    TrailRank
    44| Rating 5.0
    Photo of The Pagan Temple of Garni, Havuts Tar Photo of The Pagan Temple of Garni, Havuts Tar Photo of The Pagan Temple of Garni, Havuts Tar

    Hiking Trail Description This hike begins from the Pagan Temple of Garni, and is best undertaken from early spring to late autumn. The Garni temple overlooks the miraculous basalt column formation known as “Symphony of ...

    I did this trail on my own, although the information provided here was a good help, too. Please, note that you'll have t...
    harebeat
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  • near Sanain, Lorri (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    7.11mi
    Elevation +
    1230f
    TrailRank
    44| Rating 4.84
    Photo of Sanahin Monastery, Kayan Fortress, Haghpat Monastery Photo of Sanahin Monastery, Kayan Fortress, Haghpat Monastery Photo of Sanahin Monastery, Kayan Fortress, Haghpat Monastery

    Hiking trail description This trail is located in Lori, which was the historic Tashir region of Greater Armenia. The starting point of the hike is the Sanahin Monastery in Sanahin village. The hike will then lead to the...

    Good easy trail... I did it from sanahin and ended up at the church haghpak. The area right before haghpak is slippery a...
    Armand S
    Nice trail, easy to follow. Except for the decent from Akner down into the gorge it is very easy going. This bit can be ...
    Bart-Jan
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  • near Ohanavan, Aragatsotn (አርሜኒያ)
    Distance
    4.10mi
    Elevation +
    1427f
    TrailRank
    44| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Hovhannavank and Saghmosavank Monasteries Photo of Hovhannavank and Saghmosavank Monasteries Photo of Hovhannavank and Saghmosavank Monasteries

    Hiking trail description This hike, in the Aragatsotn region, will take you through beautiful mountainous scenery and to the Hovhannavank and Saghmosavank monasteries. You will see the Hatis mountain (2,524 m) to the ea...

    There's a dirt road that goes through the trail, and the river is always on the right - that made it easy to find my way...
    MariaDermosessian
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