From Yenokavan to Tumanyan


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Trail stats

40.83 mi
Elevation gain
5,748 ft
Technical difficulty
Elevation loss
6,808 ft
Max elevation
6,653 ft
35 4
Min elevation
2,663 ft
Trail type
One Way
November 30, 2018
November 2018
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6,653 ft
2,663 ft
40.83 mi

near Yenok’avan, Tavush (አርሜኒያ)

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Itinerary description

Bike trail description
This trail is located in Lori and Tavush, the most forested provinces of Armenia. The trail has two peaks, one has 1781 m altitude from the sea level, another one 2020 m, after these peaks the trail is continuously descending.

Monuments description
Before starting the ride, it is suggested to visit Lastiver cave in Yenokavan village, Haghartsin monastery in Haghartsin village, Goshavank monastery in Gosh village, Parz and Gosh lakes in Dilijan national park.

Lastiver cave was a shelter for the locals during the Mongol invasions in 13-14th centuries. There is a miraculous waterfall near the cave.
Dsegh village and house-museum of Hovhannes Tumanyan
Hovhannes Tumanyan was a legendary poet in Armenian literature. In his house museum bikers can explore the life of ancient Armenian villagers. In South-Eastern part is located Tsover small and beautiful lake.

The half of the province is covered with forests. In some places can be seen fruitful trees of pomegranate, peach, apricot, olive, lemon etc and wild trees of beech, oak, horn-beam, lime, maple.

The province has rich fauna, in the forests can be seen deer, Caucasian bears, wild pig, rabbits, foxes, panther etc.

Safety and security
The mobile connections of Ucom and Viva Cell-MTS functions without interruptions. In case of emergency, call 911 or 112. Be aware of leashed-off dogs in the villages.

Trail technical parameters
Best period: May-October
Distance: 142 km from Yerevan
Duration: 2 hours 17 min
Bike trail length: 65,3 km
Ride duration: 7 hours
Altitude from the see level: 1137-1868-2020-822 m
Take bottled water with you

How to reach to the trail
First of all, the bikers must reach to Yenokavan village by car, then start riding. Please, use taxi service with taximeters.


PictographWaypoint Altitude 3,724 ft

Starting MTB Yenoqavan village

PictographWaypoint Altitude 6,126 ft

Highest Point

PictographWaypoint Altitude 6,574 ft

Second highest point

PictographWaypoint Altitude 2,677 ft

Finish MTB Tumanyan

Comments  (1)

  • Photo of Aharon Khachatryan
    Aharon Khachatryan Apr 6, 2020

    I have followed this trail  View more

    Interesting and beautiful trail

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